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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 48 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 7 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.02% 0.57% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.43% 1.53% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Average salary £51,500 £60,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.16% +67.83%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
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
83 131 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 23.92% 37.22% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 66 127 123
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 October 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 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) UNIX
3 13 (81.25%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (56.25%) Oracle Database
6 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 8 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (50.00%) AWK
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (50.00%) Korn
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (50.00%) Data Guard
6 8 (50.00%) Perl
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (50.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (43.75%) RDBMS
7 7 (43.75%) ITIL
7 7 (43.75%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (43.75%) Java
7 7 (43.75%) SQL
7 7 (43.75%) J2EE
7 7 (43.75%) C-shell
7 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
8 6 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (37.50%) Windows
8 6 (37.50%) HPUX
9 5 (31.25%) JMS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 5 (31.25%) WebLogic Portal
1 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle Database
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (43.75%) RDBMS
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle9i Database
3 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) J2EE
2 5 (31.25%) JMS
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) CSS3
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) FMCG
2 1 (6.25%) HACMP
2 1 (6.25%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) HPUX
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) SOA
5 5 (31.25%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (31.25%) OO
5 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
5 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
5 5 (31.25%) Change Management
5 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (50.00%) AWK
1 8 (50.00%) Korn
1 8 (50.00%) Perl
1 8 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C-shell
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sun
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago