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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 34 43 57
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.95% 1.78% 1.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.61% 7.32% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 5
Average salary £41,750 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.47% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £52,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,164 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -4.08%
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
51 82 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 15.04% 24.26% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 48 75 121
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £34,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £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 27 February 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) J2EE
1 21 (100.00%) Oracle
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
1 21 (100.00%) UNIX
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
3 16 (76.19%) ITIL
4 14 (66.67%) Windows
4 14 (66.67%) HPUX
4 14 (66.67%) HTML
4 14 (66.67%) WebLogic
4 14 (66.67%) CSS
4 14 (66.67%) Web Services
4 14 (66.67%) JMS
4 14 (66.67%) MVC
4 14 (66.67%) CSS3
4 14 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (57.14%) HTML5
5 12 (57.14%) SOA
5 12 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
5 12 (57.14%) OO
5 12 (57.14%) WebLogic Portal
6 9 (42.86%) SLA
7 7 (33.33%) Apache
7 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 7 (33.33%) Change Management
7 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (33.33%) Project Management
7 7 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 14 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 12 (57.14%) WebLogic Portal
3 7 (33.33%) Apache
3 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
General
1 7 (33.33%) Retail
2 5 (23.81%) Automotive
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Applications Support
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Support Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Applications Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) J2EE
2 14 (66.67%) CSS
2 14 (66.67%) Web Services
2 14 (66.67%) JMS
2 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 14 (66.67%) CSS3
3 12 (57.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) UNIX
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) ITIL
2 14 (66.67%) MVC
2 14 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
3 12 (57.14%) OO
3 12 (57.14%) SOA
4 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 7 (33.33%) Change Management
4 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 7 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 7 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Benchmarking
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) SLA
2 7 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) HP