The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Luton region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 49 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 9 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.95% 0.90% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 2.91% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £57,500 £61,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.50% +44.70%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Operating Systems Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
108 103 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 23.43% 30.75% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 80 93 103
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Solaris
Bedfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Luton

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

Solaris Salary Histogram in Luton

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (92.31%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (92.31%) Data Guard
2 12 (92.31%) Bash Shell
2 12 (92.31%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (92.31%) UNIX
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (92.31%) Shell Script
2 12 (92.31%) Configuration Management
2 12 (92.31%) AWK
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (92.31%) Perl
2 12 (92.31%) Korn
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (84.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (84.62%) RDBMS
3 11 (84.62%) Oracle9i Database
3 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
3 11 (84.62%) C-shell
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (84.62%) RDBMS
3 11 (84.62%) Oracle9i Database
3 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Administrator
2 8 (61.54%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) HACMP
1 1 (7.69%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) HPUX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Performance Tuning
1 12 (92.31%) Capacity Planning
1 12 (92.31%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Bash Shell
1 12 (92.31%) Shell Script
1 12 (92.31%) AWK
1 12 (92.31%) Perl
1 12 (92.31%) Korn
2 11 (84.62%) C-shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle RMAN
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.69%) PowerHA
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) Data Guard
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Sun
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat