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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 88 92 72
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 6 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.60% 0.93% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.76% 3.77% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 13
Average salary £69,000 £70,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £47,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,600 £88,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +5.81%
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
341 292 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.07% 24.68% 24.94%
Number of salaries quoted 297 246 255
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 May 2015.

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 May 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
Maidstone - 1 £35,000 -
West Malling - 1 £32,000 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 (94.74%) UNIX
2 17 (89.47%) Perl
2 17 (89.47%) AIX
3 16 (84.21%) Linux
3 16 (84.21%) Veritas
3 16 (84.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (84.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
4 14 (73.68%) Finance
5 13 (68.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
6 11 (57.89%) Puppet
6 11 (57.89%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (52.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 10 (52.63%) DNS
7 10 (52.63%) NFS
7 10 (52.63%) Python
7 10 (52.63%) LDAP
7 10 (52.63%) HACMP
7 10 (52.63%) Shell Script
8 9 (47.37%) Clustering
8 9 (47.37%) HP
9 8 (42.11%) MySQL
9 8 (42.11%) NetBackup
9 8 (42.11%) Project Management
9 8 (42.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (42.11%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (36.84%) Control-M
10 7 (36.84%) Banking

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 6 (31.58%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
2 10 (52.63%) DNS
2 10 (52.63%) LDAP
3 7 (36.84%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) SMTP
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (52.63%) HACMP
2 9 (47.37%) Clustering
3 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) UNIX
2 17 (89.47%) AIX
3 16 (84.21%) Linux
3 16 (84.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 8 (42.11%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Perl
2 10 (52.63%) Python
2 10 (52.63%) Shell Script
3 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.26%) CCA
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.26%) CCEA
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) MCSD
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (52.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 10 (52.63%) NFS
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Puppet
1 11 (57.89%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (42.11%) NetBackup
3 7 (36.84%) Control-M
3 7 (36.84%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Veritas
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
3 9 (47.37%) HP
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) Sun
6 5 (26.32%) Symantec
6 5 (26.32%) IBM
6 5 (26.32%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) VMware
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix
7 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint