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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 53 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 6 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.16% 0.81% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.62% 4.00% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 6
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
130 100 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.15% 20.37% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 109 93 164
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Sun
3 5 (71.43%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Bourne shell
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Ant
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Jetty
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Log4j
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XSLT
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Struts
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) JDBC
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) Servlets
2 1 (14.29%) Flash
2 1 (14.29%) JAXB
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Bourne shell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) AWK
2 1 (14.29%) VB6
2 1 (14.29%) Korn
2 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSD
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) JDA
2 1 (14.29%) Zend