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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 146 153 149
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 37 26 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.95% 0.69% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.61% 2.73% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 40
Average salary £40,150 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,111 £32,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £47,550 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1024 952 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 26.17% 25.36% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 898 840 1042
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 - 4 £41,430 -
Altrincham - 2 £33,750 -
Bury - 1 £41,430 -
Sale - 1 £35,000 -
Stockport - 1 £41,430 -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 44 (78.57%) Oracle
2 37 (66.07%) VMware
3 35 (62.50%) Linux
3 35 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
5 33 (58.93%) Cisco
6 32 (57.14%) Juniper
6 32 (57.14%) Windows
6 32 (57.14%) NetApp
6 32 (57.14%) Oracle Database
7 28 (50.00%) CA
8 26 (46.43%) HP
9 25 (44.64%) Red Hat
9 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
10 23 (41.07%) AIX
11 22 (39.29%) UNIX
12 21 (37.50%) SAN
12 21 (37.50%) HPUX
12 21 (37.50%) KVM
12 21 (37.50%) Mentoring
13 20 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (35.71%) WebLogic
13 20 (35.71%) IBM
13 20 (35.71%) Middleware
14 19 (33.93%) Brocade
14 19 (33.93%) SUSE
14 19 (33.93%) Business Continuity
14 19 (33.93%) WebSphere MQ
14 19 (33.93%) Tivoli
14 19 (33.93%) Symantec

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 20 (35.71%) WebLogic
2 19 (33.93%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.36%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 21 (37.50%) SAN
2 12 (21.43%) Network Security
3 11 (19.64%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (17.86%) Firewall
5 5 (8.93%) DNS
6 4 (7.14%) NetScaler
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (5.36%) DMZ
8 2 (3.57%) DHCP
8 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.57%) Internet
9 1 (1.79%) MPLS
9 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.79%) VLAN
9 1 (1.79%) LDAP
9 1 (1.79%) Broadband
9 1 (1.79%) LAN
9 1 (1.79%) WAN
9 1 (1.79%) IMAP
9 1 (1.79%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
3 19 (33.93%) RDBMS
3 19 (33.93%) DB2
3 19 (33.93%) Relational Database
3 19 (33.93%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (7.14%) MySQL
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Redmine
1 4 (7.14%) JUnit
1 4 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 4 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.57%) Toad
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Architect
1 20 (35.71%) Infrastructure Architect
2 19 (33.93%) Solutions Architect
2 19 (33.93%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 8 (14.29%) DBA
3 8 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Operations Team Leader
7 2 (3.57%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) Middleware
2 19 (33.93%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (7.14%) SOAP
3 4 (7.14%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) XML
3 4 (7.14%) J2EE
4 2 (3.57%) Java SE
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) FlexPod
2 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Open Source
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) LIMS
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Linux
2 32 (57.14%) Windows
3 23 (41.07%) AIX
4 22 (39.29%) UNIX
5 21 (37.50%) HPUX
6 20 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (33.93%) SUSE
7 19 (33.93%) OS/400
7 19 (33.93%) zOS
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.57%) CentOS
8 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.79%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 19 (33.93%) Business Continuity
2 19 (33.93%) Coaching
2 19 (33.93%) Infrastructure Management
3 15 (26.79%) ITIL
4 14 (25.00%) Change Management
5 12 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (16.07%) Project Management
7 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 8 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 8 (14.29%) Line Management
8 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.36%) Migration
10 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (5.36%) People Management
11 2 (3.57%) Scrum
11 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
12 1 (1.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
2 4 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (1.79%) SQL
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) MCSE
2 3 (5.36%) CCNA
2 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.57%) MCP
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.79%) MCSD
4 1 (1.79%) CCA
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CCEA
4 1 (1.79%) NCDA
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (37.50%) KVM
3 19 (33.93%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.79%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.79%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 19 (33.93%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.36%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 44 (78.57%) Oracle
2 37 (66.07%) VMware
3 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
4 33 (58.93%) Cisco
5 32 (57.14%) Juniper
5 32 (57.14%) NetApp
6 28 (50.00%) CA
7 26 (46.43%) HP
8 25 (44.64%) Red Hat
9 20 (35.71%) IBM
10 19 (33.93%) Brocade
10 19 (33.93%) Symantec
10 19 (33.93%) BMC
10 19 (33.93%) CheckPoint
10 19 (33.93%) EMC
11 3 (5.36%) Sun
12 2 (3.57%) Dell
12 2 (3.57%) StorageTek
13 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.79%) Citrix
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