The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 51 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 8 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.68% 0.93% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.25% 5.19% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 2
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,164 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -4.08%
Solaris
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
97 77 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.34% 17.82% 22.38%
Number of salaries quoted 89 75 95
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Lancashire region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Lancashire

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Solaris
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Burnley - 3 £37,500 -
Chorley - 3 £48,500 - 1
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) AIX
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) MySQL
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Apache
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) Nagios
3 5 (62.50%) Ubuntu
3 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
4 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
4 3 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (37.50%) AS400
4 3 (37.50%) VMS
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Novell
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) Ingres
4 3 (37.50%) SMS
4 3 (37.50%) DB2

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (25.00%) nginx
3 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) SMS
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (25.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) DB2
2 3 (37.50%) Ingres
3 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
1 3 (37.50%) AS400
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) AIX
3 5 (62.50%) Ubuntu
3 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) VMS
4 3 (37.50%) HPUX
5 2 (25.00%) FreeBSD
5 2 (25.00%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
1 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) NFS
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Postfix
1 2 (25.00%) Sendmail
1 2 (25.00%) Varnish
1 2 (25.00%) Dovecot
1 2 (25.00%) Openswan
1 2 (25.00%) SpamAssassin
1 2 (25.00%) OpenSIPS
1 2 (25.00%) Corosync
1 2 (25.00%) KVM
1 2 (25.00%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Nagios
2 3 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Cacti
3 2 (25.00%) Munin
3 2 (25.00%) yum
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (25.00%) logstash
3 2 (25.00%) Rsyslog
3 2 (25.00%) Bacula
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
1 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) Novell
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas
3 2 (25.00%) Percona
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago