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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 90 91 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -29
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.98% 0.36% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.55% 1.49% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 16
Average salary £65,000 £75,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +78.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £75,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £51,250
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 Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
282 269 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.54% 24.48% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 256 232 166
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 1 £45,000 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (71.43%) Apache
3 15 (71.43%) Perl
3 15 (71.43%) UNIX
3 15 (71.43%) Red Hat
4 14 (66.67%) JBoss
4 14 (66.67%) Puppet
5 13 (61.90%) Java
5 13 (61.90%) AIX
6 12 (57.14%) MySQL
6 12 (57.14%) Finance
6 12 (57.14%) Ruby
7 11 (52.38%) Veritas
8 10 (47.62%) PHP
8 10 (47.62%) DNS
8 10 (47.62%) DevOps
9 9 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (42.86%) YAML
9 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
9 9 (42.86%) Windows
10 8 (38.10%) Oracle
10 8 (38.10%) NFS
10 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (38.10%) Firewall
10 8 (38.10%) Sun
11 7 (33.33%) OpenView
11 7 (33.33%) HP
11 7 (33.33%) Dell
11 7 (33.33%) SAN

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (71.43%) Apache
2 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) DNS
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 7 (33.33%) SAN
3 7 (33.33%) LDAP
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) VPN
4 5 (23.81%) VLAN
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 3 (14.29%) DHCP
5 3 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) Ingres
3 1 (4.76%) BODI
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (14.29%) WebLOAD
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) Publishing
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Team Leader
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Manager
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX Support
5 1 (4.76%) Senior UNIX Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) YAML
2 1 (4.76%) EJB
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) XSLT
2 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
2 1 (4.76%) JAXB
2 1 (4.76%) JMX
2 1 (4.76%) JSF
2 1 (4.76%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) HACMP
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (71.43%) UNIX
4 13 (61.90%) AIX
5 9 (42.86%) Windows
6 3 (14.29%) CentOS
6 3 (14.29%) OS/400
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) DevOps
2 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) B2B
7 1 (4.76%) UML
7 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.76%) SOA
7 1 (4.76%) ETL
7 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
7 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Perl
2 13 (61.90%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) Ruby
4 10 (47.62%) PHP
5 7 (33.33%) Python
6 5 (23.81%) C
6 5 (23.81%) C++
7 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) NFS
2 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (9.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 14 (66.67%) Puppet
2 9 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (33.33%) OpenView
3 7 (33.33%) Control-M
3 7 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (9.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 14 (66.67%) JBoss
3 11 (52.38%) Veritas
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle
4 8 (38.10%) Sun
5 7 (33.33%) HP
5 7 (33.33%) Dell
5 7 (33.33%) IBM
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco
8 1 (4.76%) Informatica
8 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
8 1 (4.76%) Cognos