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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 150 146 150
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 38 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.99% 0.80% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.93% 3.13% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 34
Average salary £36,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.19% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,639 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,575 £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
968 957 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.31% 25.40% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 816 822 896
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 5 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 5 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 - 4 £35,500 -
Altrincham - 2 £33,750 -
Sale +7 1 £35,000 -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 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 51 (85.00%) Oracle
2 44 (73.33%) VMware
3 43 (71.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 41 (68.33%) Cisco
5 41 (68.33%) NetApp
6 39 (65.00%) Juniper
7 36 (60.00%) CA
8 35 (58.33%) Windows
9 34 (56.67%) Oracle Database
10 33 (55.00%) Linux
11 28 (46.67%) Red Hat
11 28 (46.67%) HP
12 27 (45.00%) SQL Server
13 25 (41.67%) AIX
14 24 (40.00%) HPUX
14 24 (40.00%) SAN
14 24 (40.00%) Mentoring
15 23 (38.33%) KVM
15 23 (38.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 23 (38.33%) IBM
16 22 (36.67%) Brocade
16 22 (36.67%) WebSphere
16 22 (36.67%) Middleware
16 22 (36.67%) Symantec
16 22 (36.67%) Business Continuity
16 22 (36.67%) SUSE
16 22 (36.67%) EMC
16 22 (36.67%) BMC
16 22 (36.67%) RDBMS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (36.67%) WebSphere
1 22 (36.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (28.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (23.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.00%) SAN
2 14 (23.33%) Firewall
3 12 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (20.00%) Network Security
4 5 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (6.67%) DNS
6 3 (5.00%) DMZ
7 2 (3.33%) DHCP
7 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.67%) VLAN
8 1 (1.67%) IMAP
8 1 (1.67%) Internet
8 1 (1.67%) Broadband
8 1 (1.67%) LAN
8 1 (1.67%) WAN
8 1 (1.67%) LDAP
8 1 (1.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (56.67%) Oracle Database
2 27 (45.00%) SQL Server
3 22 (36.67%) RDBMS
3 22 (36.67%) DB2
3 22 (36.67%) Oracle Exadata
3 22 (36.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Redmine
1 5 (8.33%) Subversion
1 5 (8.33%) JUnit
1 5 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.33%) Toad
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Architect
1 23 (38.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 22 (36.67%) Solutions Architect
2 22 (36.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 6 (10.00%) DBA
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (6.67%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.00%) Operations Team Leader
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) Middleware
1 22 (36.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (8.33%) SOAP
2 5 (8.33%) Web Services
2 5 (8.33%) XML
2 5 (8.33%) J2EE
3 3 (5.00%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.67%) FlexPod
2 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) LIMS
3 1 (1.67%) Chemistry
3 1 (1.67%) Open Source
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (58.33%) Windows
2 33 (55.00%) Linux
3 25 (41.67%) AIX
4 24 (40.00%) HPUX
5 23 (38.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (36.67%) SUSE
6 22 (36.67%) zOS
6 22 (36.67%) OS/400
7 20 (33.33%) UNIX
8 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.67%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 22 (36.67%) Business Continuity
2 22 (36.67%) Coaching
2 22 (36.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 20 (33.33%) ITIL
3 20 (33.33%) Change Management
4 14 (23.33%) Project Management
5 13 (21.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 9 (15.00%) Problem Management
6 9 (15.00%) Line Management
7 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.00%) Scrum
8 3 (5.00%) Migration
8 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.00%) People Management
9 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.67%) Information Management
9 1 (1.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (8.33%) Java
2 5 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (11.67%) CCNA
4 6 (10.00%) NCDA
5 5 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (5.00%) Sun Certification
7 3 (5.00%) MCSE
8 2 (3.33%) VCP4
8 2 (3.33%) MCP
8 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.67%) CCA
9 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.67%) CCEA
9 1 (1.67%) CCNP
9 1 (1.67%) MCSD
System Software
1 43 (71.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (38.33%) KVM
3 22 (36.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.67%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.67%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 22 (36.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 51 (85.00%) Oracle
2 44 (73.33%) VMware
3 42 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 41 (68.33%) Cisco
4 41 (68.33%) NetApp
5 39 (65.00%) Juniper
6 36 (60.00%) CA
7 28 (46.67%) Red Hat
7 28 (46.67%) HP
8 23 (38.33%) IBM
9 22 (36.67%) Brocade
9 22 (36.67%) Symantec
9 22 (36.67%) EMC
9 22 (36.67%) BMC
9 22 (36.67%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.33%) StorageTek
10 2 (3.33%) Sun
10 2 (3.33%) Dell
11 1 (1.67%) Citrix
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago