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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 59 55
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 0 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.22% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 5.77% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 5
Average salary - £38,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.97%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
72 104 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.34% 21.18% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 54 90 80
Average salary £28,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £54,250
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) SAP