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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 84 98 99
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 14 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.30% 1.04% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.29% 2.97% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 8
Average salary £32,500 £63,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.81% +10.43%
UK excluding London average salary £42,160 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +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 Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
326 370 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 30.24% 35.00% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 281 322 230
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,300 £55,000
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
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 8 February 2016. 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 +12 11 £32,500 -56.66%
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Unix
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (85.71%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (85.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 18 (85.71%) SOA
2 18 (85.71%) Oracle Discoverer
2 18 (85.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 18 (85.71%) RDBMS
2 18 (85.71%) Sun
2 18 (85.71%) Hyperion
2 18 (85.71%) Middleware
2 18 (85.71%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (85.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 18 (85.71%) Oracle Database 12c
2 18 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 18 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 18 (85.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
3 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
4 9 (42.86%) Manufacturing
5 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (19.05%) People Management
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (14.29%) Puppet

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
1 3 (14.29%) LDAP
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle Database
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle Database 12c
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle Discoverer
1 18 (85.71%) RDBMS
1 18 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 9 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) DBA
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle DBA
2 17 (80.95%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) E-Business Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) BBC
2 3 (14.29%) HACMP
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
1 21 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (14.29%) AIX
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) SOA
2 4 (19.05%) People Management
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Perl
1 3 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) BPSS Clearance
2 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
2 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (14.29%) NFS
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Clusterware
2 3 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 3 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Hyperion
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle
1 18 (85.71%) Sun
2 3 (14.29%) Capita
2 3 (14.29%) Veritas