The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 37 51
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 0 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool - 6.11% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 21.17% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 26 13
Average salary - £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.57%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
Solaris
Merseyside

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

Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
101 137 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 26.86% 28.84% 30.62%
Number of salaries quoted 92 119 127
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,895 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Solaris
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Liverpool

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Sun
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
4 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Korn
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) XPath
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) AWK
4 1 (16.67%) VB6
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) JDA
4 1 (16.67%) MCSD
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Ingres
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Ingres
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) AWK
2 1 (16.67%) VB6
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) XPath
2 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCSD
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) JDA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle