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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 171 166 149
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 22 15 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.40% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.18% 1.59% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 37
Average salary £38,215 £70,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.40% +86.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £40,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £72,500 £60,000
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
1007 943 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.94% 24.95% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 854 820 996
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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 27 November 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 27 November 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
Sale - 5 £31,500 - 1
Stockport - 1 £41,430 -
Bury - 1 £41,430 -
Oldham - 1 £41,430 -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 44 (95.65%) Linux
2 29 (63.04%) Windows
3 27 (58.70%) UNIX
4 26 (56.52%) Red Hat
5 25 (54.35%) Oracle
6 24 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (52.17%) Oracle Database
7 22 (47.83%) SAN
7 22 (47.83%) VMware
8 21 (45.65%) HP
9 20 (43.48%) EMC
10 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (36.96%) Juniper
11 17 (36.96%) Cisco
11 17 (36.96%) IBM
11 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
12 16 (34.78%) AIX
12 16 (34.78%) HPUX
13 15 (32.61%) WebLogic
13 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
14 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
14 14 (30.43%) Tivoli
14 14 (30.43%) SUSE
14 14 (30.43%) KVM
15 13 (28.26%) Mentoring
15 13 (28.26%) Business Continuity
15 13 (28.26%) Middleware
15 13 (28.26%) Symantec
15 13 (28.26%) NetApp
16 12 (26.09%) zOS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 15 (32.61%) WebLogic
2 12 (26.09%) WebSphere
3 6 (13.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) SAN
2 12 (26.09%) LAN
2 12 (26.09%) WAN
3 8 (17.39%) VPN
4 5 (10.87%) DNS
4 5 (10.87%) Network Security
5 4 (8.70%) MPLS
5 4 (8.70%) Firewall
5 4 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.35%) DHCP
6 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.17%) DMZ
7 1 (2.17%) Internet
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) Oracle Database
2 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
3 12 (26.09%) DB2
3 12 (26.09%) RDBMS
3 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
3 12 (26.09%) Oracle Exadata
4 7 (15.22%) MySQL
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.17%) Toad
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Architect
1 12 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
1 12 (26.09%) Infrastructure Architect
1 12 (26.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 8 (17.39%) DBA
2 8 (17.39%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (17.39%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Server Support
6 2 (4.35%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Middleware
2 12 (26.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) FlexPod
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) HP Superdome
3 1 (2.17%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 44 (95.65%) Linux
2 29 (63.04%) Windows
3 27 (58.70%) UNIX
4 24 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (34.78%) AIX
5 16 (34.78%) HPUX
6 14 (30.43%) SUSE
7 12 (26.09%) OS/400
7 12 (26.09%) zOS
8 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (6.52%) CentOS
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.17%) Tru64
10 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Business Continuity
1 13 (28.26%) Mentoring
2 12 (26.09%) Coaching
2 12 (26.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 11 (23.91%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (19.57%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL
6 4 (8.70%) Identity Management
6 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.70%) Content Management
6 4 (8.70%) Network Design
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Service Management
8 2 (4.35%) ITSM
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
9 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.17%) SOA
9 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Perl
1 2 (4.35%) PHP
1 2 (4.35%) Python
1 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) MCP
1 2 (4.35%) MCSE
1 2 (4.35%) CCNA
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (17.39%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 14 (30.43%) KVM
3 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
4 8 (17.39%) XenApp
4 8 (17.39%) MetaFrame
4 8 (17.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.17%) vSphere
7 1 (2.17%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.52%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Red Hat
2 25 (54.35%) Oracle
3 22 (47.83%) VMware
4 21 (45.65%) HP
5 20 (43.48%) EMC
6 17 (36.96%) Cisco
6 17 (36.96%) IBM
6 17 (36.96%) Juniper
7 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.26%) NetApp
8 13 (28.26%) Symantec
9 12 (26.09%) Brocade
9 12 (26.09%) BMC
9 12 (26.09%) CA
9 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
10 8 (17.39%) AppSense
10 8 (17.39%) Citrix
11 4 (8.70%) Sun
11 4 (8.70%) Blue Coat
11 4 (8.70%) IronPort
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