The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 161 172 147
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 20 11 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.27% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.96% 1.06% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 17
Average salary £38,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,817 £36,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1021 1038 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.33% 25.41% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 857 900 862
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Solaris
North West

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
Altrincham - 2 £22,500 -
Stockport - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £42,500 -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 40 (95.24%) Linux
2 28 (66.67%) UNIX
3 23 (54.76%) Windows
3 23 (54.76%) Red Hat
4 20 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (40.48%) Oracle
6 16 (38.10%) EMC
6 16 (38.10%) SAN
7 15 (35.71%) Oracle Database
8 14 (33.33%) AIX
8 14 (33.33%) VMware
9 12 (28.57%) HPUX
9 12 (28.57%) IBM
10 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
10 11 (26.19%) Cisco
10 11 (26.19%) LAN
10 11 (26.19%) WAN
10 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (23.81%) ITIL
11 10 (23.81%) Tivoli
12 9 (21.43%) Middleware
12 9 (21.43%) Symantec
12 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (21.43%) RDBMS
12 9 (21.43%) Business Continuity
12 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
12 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (19.05%) Office 365

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 8 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 6 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 4 (9.52%) Apache
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) SAN
2 11 (26.19%) LAN
2 11 (26.19%) WAN
3 8 (19.05%) VPN
4 7 (16.67%) FTP
5 5 (11.90%) Firewall
6 3 (7.14%) MPLS
6 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (7.14%) Network Security
7 1 (2.38%) DNS
7 1 (2.38%) SSL
7 1 (2.38%) Internet
7 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 9 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.90%) MySQL
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (4.76%) DB2
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Administrator
5 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) UNIX Support
5 5 (11.90%) UNIX Support Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) DBA
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Services Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Linux Server Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Linux Support
8 2 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Middleware
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Mainframe
1 5 (11.90%) Tandem
2 2 (4.76%) FlexPod
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) HACMP
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) GIS
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 40 (95.24%) Linux
2 28 (66.67%) UNIX
3 23 (54.76%) Windows
4 20 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (33.33%) AIX
6 12 (28.57%) HPUX
7 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (9.52%) SUSE
9 3 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (4.76%) zOS
10 2 (4.76%) OS/400
11 1 (2.38%) Tru64
11 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Business Continuity
2 9 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (14.29%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.14%) Service Management
6 3 (7.14%) Content Management
6 3 (7.14%) Network Design
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.76%) ITSM
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.76%) ERP
8 1 (2.38%) SOA
8 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.38%) E-business
8 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Perl
2 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
2 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
1 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (19.05%) XenApp
2 8 (19.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 8 (19.05%) MetaFrame
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (7.14%) KVM
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.38%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Tivoli
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (7.14%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Red Hat
2 17 (40.48%) Oracle
3 16 (38.10%) EMC
4 14 (33.33%) VMware
5 12 (28.57%) IBM
6 11 (26.19%) Cisco
7 9 (21.43%) Symantec
8 8 (19.05%) AppSense
8 8 (19.05%) Citrix
9 7 (16.67%) HP
10 6 (14.29%) Axway
10 6 (14.29%) Sophos
11 5 (11.90%) Juniper
12 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
13 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
13 3 (7.14%) IronPort
14 2 (4.76%) Brocade
14 2 (4.76%) NetApp
14 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
14 2 (4.76%) BMC
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