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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 98 94 85
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.18% 0.88% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.55% 3.19% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 8
Average salary £33,500 £49,750 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.66% -7.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £46,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £74,750 £73,250
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
362 313 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.00% 27.67% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 309 280 257
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 14 (93.33%) Perl
1 14 (93.33%) UNIX
2 13 (86.67%) AIX
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Veritas
2 13 (86.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 12 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (80.00%) Finance
3 12 (80.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (53.33%) DNS
5 8 (53.33%) Python
5 8 (53.33%) LDAP
5 8 (53.33%) HP
5 8 (53.33%) NFS
5 8 (53.33%) HACMP
5 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
5 8 (53.33%) Puppet
5 8 (53.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (46.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (46.67%) Clustering
6 7 (46.67%) NetBackup
6 7 (46.67%) Project Management
6 7 (46.67%) MySQL
6 7 (46.67%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (40.00%) Oracle
7 6 (40.00%) Apache

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) LDAP
3 6 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) SMTP
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Back Office
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (53.33%) HACMP
3 7 (46.67%) Clustering
4 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) UNIX
2 13 (86.67%) AIX
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Perl
2 8 (53.33%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Korn
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (53.33%) NFS
2 8 (53.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Puppet
1 8 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (46.67%) NetBackup
3 6 (40.00%) OpenView
3 6 (40.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Veritas
2 12 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (53.33%) HP
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) Sun
6 4 (26.67%) IBM
6 4 (26.67%) Dell
6 4 (26.67%) Symantec
7 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco