The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 99 94 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -27
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 8 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.69% 0.81% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.13% 3.73% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 9
Average salary £58,500 £46,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.48% -33.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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 Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
375 268 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.22% 21.75% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 337 243 154
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £75,000 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
3 16 (88.89%) AIX
4 13 (72.22%) Perl
4 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (72.22%) Finance
5 12 (66.67%) Puppet
5 12 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (66.67%) Sun
6 11 (61.11%) Veritas
6 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
7 10 (55.56%) Oracle
7 10 (55.56%) DevOps
8 9 (50.00%) Windows
8 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (50.00%) LDAP
8 9 (50.00%) DNS
8 9 (50.00%) NFS
9 8 (44.44%) OpenView
9 8 (44.44%) Control-M
9 8 (44.44%) NetBackup
9 8 (44.44%) Banking
9 8 (44.44%) SAN
9 8 (44.44%) Java
9 8 (44.44%) Apache
9 8 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (44.44%) MySQL
9 8 (44.44%) IBM
9 8 (44.44%) HP
9 8 (44.44%) Dell

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (44.44%) Apache
2 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) LDAP
1 9 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (44.44%) SAN
3 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
4 6 (33.33%) VPN
5 5 (27.78%) VLAN
6 4 (22.22%) Firewall
7 2 (11.11%) LAN
7 2 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Legal
3 3 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) YAML
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) HACMP
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.11%) Social Media
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
3 16 (88.89%) AIX
4 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (50.00%) Windows
6 2 (11.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) DevOps
2 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (27.78%) Line Management
3 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) People Management
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) DSDM
5 2 (11.11%) EAI
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Perl
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 6 (33.33%) Ruby
3 6 (33.33%) PHP
4 4 (22.22%) C
4 4 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSD
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) CCA
1 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.56%) CCEA
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) NFS
2 7 (38.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (27.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) Puppet
1 12 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (44.44%) OpenView
2 8 (44.44%) Control-M
2 8 (44.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Sun
2 11 (61.11%) Veritas
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle
4 8 (44.44%) IBM
4 8 (44.44%) HP
4 8 (44.44%) Dell
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) Symantec
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix