The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 53 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.28% 1.12% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 3.01% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +71.42%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
Solaris
Bedfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
95 133 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 24.30% 37.25% 35.21%
Number of salaries quoted 72 126 130
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Solaris
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Luton

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) UNIX
3 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
4 8 (72.73%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (72.73%) Data Guard
4 8 (72.73%) Bash Shell
4 8 (72.73%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (72.73%) AWK
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (72.73%) Korn
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (72.73%) Perl
4 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
4 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
5 7 (63.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
5 7 (63.64%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
5 7 (63.64%) C-shell
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) SLA
6 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) J2EE
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle9i Database
3 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
3 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) Solaris Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) HACMP
1 1 (9.09%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) HPUX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
1 8 (72.73%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (72.73%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
1 8 (72.73%) AWK
1 8 (72.73%) Korn
1 8 (72.73%) Perl
1 8 (72.73%) Bash Shell
2 7 (63.64%) C-shell
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (72.73%) Data Guard
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sun
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) VMware