The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 93 85 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -35
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.89% 0.67% 3.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.16% 2.66% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 21
Average salary £49,750 £73,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.54% +47.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £70,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £75,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
316 263 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.16% 25.17% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 285 218 175
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,404
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Solaris
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Kent

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Kent

Solaris
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
Sittingbourne - 4 £47,500 -
Rochester - 1 £50,000 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Java
3 12 (66.67%) JBoss
3 12 (66.67%) Apache
3 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
5 10 (55.56%) Ruby
5 10 (55.56%) Perl
5 10 (55.56%) UNIX
5 10 (55.56%) Puppet
6 9 (50.00%) Windows
7 8 (44.44%) AIX
7 8 (44.44%) PHP
7 8 (44.44%) MySQL
7 8 (44.44%) Finance
8 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
8 7 (38.89%) DevOps
8 7 (38.89%) YAML
9 6 (33.33%) Firewall
9 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 6 (33.33%) Oracle
9 6 (33.33%) Sun
9 6 (33.33%) DNS
9 6 (33.33%) Veritas
10 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (27.78%) Python
10 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (22.22%) NFS
11 4 (22.22%) VMware

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 12 (66.67%) Apache
2 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) LDAP
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 3 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) BODI
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (16.67%) Ingres
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) WebLOAD
1 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Team Leader
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX Team Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Support
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) YAML
2 3 (16.67%) JSF
2 3 (16.67%) XML Schema
2 3 (16.67%) JMX
2 3 (16.67%) JAXB
2 3 (16.67%) EJB
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) XSLT
2 3 (16.67%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (55.56%) UNIX
4 9 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) AIX
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (16.67%) OS/400
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps
2 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) UML
4 3 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (16.67%) B2B
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Ruby
2 10 (55.56%) Perl
3 8 (44.44%) PHP
4 5 (27.78%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) C
5 3 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (22.22%) NFS
1 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Puppet
2 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 3 (16.67%) Control-M
3 3 (16.67%) OpenView
4 2 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) JBoss
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) Sun
3 6 (33.33%) Veritas
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Dell
5 3 (16.67%) Informatica
5 3 (16.67%) Cognos
5 3 (16.67%) Business Objects
5 3 (16.67%) Riverbed