The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 1 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 20.00% - 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Solaris
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 20.00% 13.89% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 3
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Solaris
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

Solaris Salary Trend in the Home Counties

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) IRIX
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX Support
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) IRIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) IBM