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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 80 102 75
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -27
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 11 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.15% 0.80% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.10% 3.40% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 13
Average salary £69,500 £80,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.12% +77.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £71,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £96,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
355 294 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.02% 23.39% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 306 229 257
Average salary £32,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £71,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 21 (95.45%) UNIX
2 19 (86.36%) Linux
3 18 (81.82%) AIX
4 17 (77.27%) Perl
5 16 (72.73%) Veritas
5 16 (72.73%) Finance
5 16 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (72.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
7 13 (59.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
8 11 (50.00%) Puppet
8 11 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (45.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 10 (45.45%) DNS
9 10 (45.45%) Python
9 10 (45.45%) LDAP
9 10 (45.45%) HACMP
9 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
9 10 (45.45%) NFS
10 9 (40.91%) Sun
10 9 (40.91%) HP
10 9 (40.91%) Oracle
10 9 (40.91%) Clustering
11 8 (36.36%) NetBackup
11 8 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (36.36%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (36.36%) MySQL
11 8 (36.36%) Project Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (27.27%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
2 10 (45.45%) LDAP
2 10 (45.45%) DNS
3 7 (31.82%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) SMTP
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Linux Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) HACMP
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (40.91%) Clustering
3 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.09%) Social Media
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) UNIX
2 19 (86.36%) Linux
3 18 (81.82%) AIX
4 16 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
6 1 (4.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (36.36%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (36.36%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Line Management
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) People Management
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.09%) EAI
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) DSDM
4 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Perl
2 10 (45.45%) Python
2 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
3 4 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCSD
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) CCA
1 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (4.55%) CCEA
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (45.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 10 (45.45%) NFS
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Puppet
1 11 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (36.36%) NetBackup
3 7 (31.82%) OpenView
3 7 (31.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Veritas
2 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 9 (40.91%) Sun
3 9 (40.91%) HP
4 5 (22.73%) Dell
4 5 (22.73%) IBM
4 5 (22.73%) Symantec
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint