The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 64 45 70
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +25
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.18% 1.40% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.57% 4.76% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £47,000 £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.85% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +5.35%
Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
176 105 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 31.21% 29.33% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 158 84 109
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Solaris
Merseyside

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 24 April 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) WAN
1 8 (88.89%) VPN
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) EMC
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
1 8 (88.89%) CheckPoint
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
1 8 (88.89%) NetBackup
1 8 (88.89%) VLAN
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (77.78%) vSphere
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) Maven
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) LAMP
5 1 (11.11%) Log4j

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (11.11%) Jetty
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) WAN
1 8 (88.89%) VPN
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
1 8 (88.89%) VLAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Log4j
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) JSTL
1 1 (11.11%) Dojo
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Axis
1 1 (11.11%) GWT
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) Flash
1 1 (11.11%) JAXB
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) JDBC
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
1 1 (11.11%) Servlets
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Struts
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (77.78%) vSphere
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) EMC
1 8 (88.89%) CheckPoint
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Zend