The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 158 155 152
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 31 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 0.80% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.20% 3.27% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 32
Average salary £40,100 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,956 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,530 £39,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Solaris
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
969 979 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.58% 24.42% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 811 810 928
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Solaris
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Manchester

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Manchester

Solaris
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 2 £33,556 -
Altrincham 0 1 £35,000 -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 49 (84.48%) Oracle
2 44 (75.86%) VMware
3 43 (74.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (72.41%) Microsoft
5 41 (70.69%) Cisco
5 41 (70.69%) NetApp
6 39 (67.24%) Juniper
7 36 (62.07%) CA
8 35 (60.34%) Windows
9 32 (55.17%) Oracle Database
10 31 (53.45%) Linux
11 28 (48.28%) Red Hat
12 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
13 26 (44.83%) HP
14 25 (43.10%) AIX
15 24 (41.38%) HPUX
15 24 (41.38%) SAN
15 24 (41.38%) Mentoring
16 23 (39.66%) IBM
16 23 (39.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 23 (39.66%) KVM
17 22 (37.93%) DB2
17 22 (37.93%) WebLogic
17 22 (37.93%) OS/400
17 22 (37.93%) RDBMS
17 22 (37.93%) EMC
17 22 (37.93%) BMC
17 22 (37.93%) zOS
17 22 (37.93%) CheckPoint
17 22 (37.93%) WebSphere MQ

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 22 (37.93%) WebLogic
1 22 (37.93%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (29.31%) MS Excel
2 14 (24.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 24 (41.38%) SAN
2 14 (24.14%) Firewall
3 12 (20.69%) Network Security
3 12 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (8.62%) NetScaler
4 5 (8.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (6.90%) DNS
6 3 (5.17%) DMZ
7 2 (3.45%) DHCP
7 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.72%) Internet
8 1 (1.72%) LDAP
8 1 (1.72%) Broadband
8 1 (1.72%) LAN
8 1 (1.72%) WAN
8 1 (1.72%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.72%) VLAN
8 1 (1.72%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (55.17%) Oracle Database
2 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
3 22 (37.93%) DB2
3 22 (37.93%) RDBMS
3 22 (37.93%) Relational Database
3 22 (37.93%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (5.17%) MySQL
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) JUnit
1 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
1 5 (8.62%) Subversion
1 5 (8.62%) Redmine
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.45%) Toad
General
1 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Architect
1 23 (39.66%) Infrastructure Architect
2 22 (37.93%) Solutions Architect
2 22 (37.93%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 5 (8.62%) Developer
3 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (6.90%) DBA
4 4 (6.90%) Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
5 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Operations Team Leader
5 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
6 2 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.93%) WebSphere MQ
1 22 (37.93%) Middleware
2 5 (8.62%) J2EE
2 5 (8.62%) SOAP
2 5 (8.62%) Web Services
2 5 (8.62%) XML
3 3 (5.17%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.93%) FlexPod
2 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Open Source
3 1 (1.72%) LIMS
3 1 (1.72%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) Chemistry
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (60.34%) Windows
2 31 (53.45%) Linux
3 25 (43.10%) AIX
4 24 (41.38%) HPUX
5 23 (39.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (37.93%) OS/400
6 22 (37.93%) zOS
6 22 (37.93%) SUSE
7 18 (31.03%) UNIX
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.72%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Mentoring
2 22 (37.93%) Coaching
2 22 (37.93%) Infrastructure Management
2 22 (37.93%) Business Continuity
3 20 (34.48%) ITIL
3 20 (34.48%) Change Management
4 14 (24.14%) Project Management
5 13 (22.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (15.52%) Line Management
6 9 (15.52%) Incident Management
6 9 (15.52%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.17%) Migration
8 3 (5.17%) Scrum
8 3 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.17%) People Management
9 1 (1.72%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.72%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
2 5 (8.62%) Java
2 5 (8.62%) SQL
3 2 (3.45%) PHP
3 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Degree
2 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (12.07%) CCNA
4 6 (10.34%) NCDA
5 5 (8.62%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (5.17%) Sun Certification
7 3 (5.17%) MCSE
8 2 (3.45%) MCP
8 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.72%) MCSD
9 1 (1.72%) CCNP
9 1 (1.72%) CCA
9 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.72%) CCEA
System Software
1 43 (74.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (39.66%) KVM
3 22 (37.93%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.72%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.72%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (37.93%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 49 (84.48%) Oracle
2 44 (75.86%) VMware
3 42 (72.41%) Microsoft
4 41 (70.69%) Cisco
4 41 (70.69%) NetApp
5 39 (67.24%) Juniper
6 36 (62.07%) CA
7 28 (48.28%) Red Hat
8 26 (44.83%) HP
9 23 (39.66%) IBM
10 22 (37.93%) EMC
10 22 (37.93%) CheckPoint
10 22 (37.93%) Symantec
10 22 (37.93%) Brocade
10 22 (37.93%) BMC
11 2 (3.45%) StorageTek
11 2 (3.45%) Dell
11 2 (3.45%) Sun
12 1 (1.72%) Citrix
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago