The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 84 92 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -46
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 54 38 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.65% 1.98% 5.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.28% 6.59% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 115
Average salary £45,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £62,500 £67,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Solaris
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
582 577 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.60% 30.07% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 457 471 667
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Hertfordshire region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Solaris
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +5 40 £45,000 -
Rickmansworth - 5 - - 1
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 71 (78.02%) UNIX
2 59 (64.84%) Linux
3 52 (57.14%) Oracle
4 49 (53.85%) Java
4 49 (53.85%) SQL
5 45 (49.45%) J2EE
6 44 (48.35%) AIX
7 42 (46.15%) IBM
8 41 (45.05%) WebSphere
9 40 (43.96%) Finance
10 39 (42.86%) Microsoft
11 38 (41.76%) JDBC
12 37 (40.66%) WebSphere Application Server
12 37 (40.66%) HTTP
12 37 (40.66%) Windows
13 36 (39.56%) E-Commerce
13 36 (39.56%) Perl
13 36 (39.56%) Retail
14 35 (38.46%) Tomcat
15 34 (37.36%) Sun
16 31 (34.07%) MQSeries
17 30 (32.97%) Middleware
18 27 (29.67%) DB2
18 27 (29.67%) XML
19 25 (27.47%) Struts
19 25 (27.47%) IIS
19 25 (27.47%) JavaScript
19 25 (27.47%) Sun Certification
19 25 (27.47%) Subversion
19 25 (27.47%) IBM HTTP Server

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (45.05%) WebSphere
2 37 (40.66%) WebSphere Application Server
3 35 (38.46%) Tomcat
4 31 (34.07%) MQSeries
5 25 (27.47%) IIS
5 25 (27.47%) IBM HTTP Server
6 14 (15.38%) WebLogic
7 10 (10.99%) Adobe CQ
8 7 (7.69%) Apache
8 7 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
10 3 (3.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (1.10%) Tuxedo
11 1 (1.10%) JBoss
11 1 (1.10%) iPlanet
11 1 (1.10%) GlassFish
Applications
1 21 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 19 (20.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (40.66%) HTTP
2 19 (20.88%) FTP
3 15 (16.48%) SAN
4 14 (15.38%) Internet
5 10 (10.99%) IPv4
6 9 (9.89%) LDAP
7 8 (8.79%) NAS
8 6 (6.59%) DNS
9 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.67%) DB2
2 16 (17.58%) Relational Database
3 14 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 10 (10.99%) MySQL
5 9 (9.89%) Oracle Database
6 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (4.40%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (27.47%) Subversion
2 20 (21.98%) Maven
3 15 (16.48%) Eclipse
3 15 (16.48%) JUnit
4 12 (13.19%) Ant
5 10 (10.99%) SoapUI
5 10 (10.99%) Log4j
6 5 (5.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 40 (43.96%) Finance
2 36 (39.56%) Retail
3 19 (20.88%) Manufacturing
4 17 (18.68%) Banking
5 10 (10.99%) Financial Institution
6 7 (7.69%) Marketing
7 5 (5.49%) Games
8 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (31.87%) Analyst
2 25 (27.47%) Developer
2 25 (27.47%) Java Developer
3 19 (20.88%) Support Analyst
4 18 (19.78%) Operations Analyst
4 18 (19.78%) Operations Support Analyst
5 11 (12.09%) Consultant
6 10 (10.99%) Capacity Analyst
6 10 (10.99%) Performance Analyst
6 10 (10.99%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (10.99%) Senior Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 8 (8.79%) Project Manager
9 7 (7.69%) Administrator
10 5 (5.49%) Solaris Administrator
10 5 (5.49%) J2EE Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Architect
12 3 (3.30%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (49.45%) J2EE
2 38 (41.76%) JDBC
3 30 (32.97%) Middleware
4 27 (29.67%) XML
5 25 (27.47%) Struts
6 22 (24.18%) Web Services
6 22 (24.18%) Spring
7 20 (21.98%) XSLT
7 20 (21.98%) Servlets
7 20 (21.98%) SOAP
7 20 (21.98%) jQuery
7 20 (21.98%) Hibernate
8 17 (18.68%) JMS
9 15 (16.48%) JSP
9 15 (16.48%) CSS
9 15 (16.48%) HTML
10 12 (13.19%) RESTful
11 11 (12.09%) WebSphere MQ
12 10 (10.99%) REST
12 10 (10.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Computer Science
1 10 (10.99%) Web 2.0
1 10 (10.99%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.40%) PKI
2 4 (4.40%) Tandem
2 4 (4.40%) AS400
3 3 (3.30%) Open Source
4 2 (2.20%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.20%) Online Gambling
4 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) LPAR
5 1 (1.10%) DLPAR
5 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 71 (78.02%) UNIX
2 59 (64.84%) Linux
3 44 (48.35%) AIX
4 37 (40.66%) Windows
5 22 (24.18%) HPUX
6 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.10%) zOS
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.56%) E-Commerce
2 23 (25.27%) ITIL
3 22 (24.18%) Problem Management
4 20 (21.98%) OO
5 15 (16.48%) Content Management
5 15 (16.48%) MVC
6 14 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (12.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (10.99%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.99%) Multithreading
9 9 (9.89%) Performance Testing
10 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.69%) Project Management
11 7 (7.69%) Operations Management
11 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.49%) RAD
12 5 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.49%) Web Development
12 5 (5.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.85%) Java
1 49 (53.85%) SQL
2 36 (39.56%) Perl
3 25 (27.47%) JavaScript
4 24 (26.37%) Bash Shell
5 21 (23.08%) Shell Script
6 20 (21.98%) XPath
7 11 (12.09%) C
8 10 (10.99%) C++
8 10 (10.99%) VBA
9 9 (9.89%) Korn
9 9 (9.89%) AWK
10 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.30%) Python
12 2 (2.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (1.10%) Jython
Qualifications
1 25 (27.47%) Sun Certification
2 21 (23.08%) Degree
3 7 (7.69%) PMP
3 7 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.30%) CISSP
4 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.20%) CCNP
5 2 (2.20%) CCNA
6 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.10%) ISEB
6 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.99%) VirtualBox
1 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (4.40%) Samba
3 4 (4.40%) ACF2
3 4 (4.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (4.40%) RACF
3 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.30%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.20%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.10%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.10%) GPFS
6 1 (1.10%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (4.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (3.30%) Novell Identity Manager
4 2 (2.20%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.10%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 52 (57.14%) Oracle
2 42 (46.15%) IBM
3 39 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 34 (37.36%) Sun
5 17 (18.68%) VMware
6 10 (10.99%) Cisco
6 10 (10.99%) Veritas
6 10 (10.99%) Interwoven
7 7 (7.69%) Citrix
8 5 (5.49%) NetIQ
9 4 (4.40%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (4.40%) HP
10 3 (3.30%) CA
10 3 (3.30%) Novell
11 2 (2.20%) BEA
11 2 (2.20%) TIBCO
11 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.20%) BMC
12 1 (1.10%) Sybase
12 1 (1.10%) EMC
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