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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 166 164 150
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 26 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.63% 0.26% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.71% 0.98% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 13
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,817 £41,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £72,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
961 1025 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.33% 26.32% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 791 889 836
Average salary £36,000 £35,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.40% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 - 1 £22,500 -
Sale - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £42,500 -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 36 (94.74%) Linux
2 25 (65.79%) UNIX
3 23 (60.53%) Windows
4 20 (52.63%) Red Hat
5 18 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (39.47%) SAN
6 15 (39.47%) EMC
6 15 (39.47%) Oracle
7 14 (36.84%) VMware
7 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database
8 13 (34.21%) AIX
9 12 (31.58%) LAN
9 12 (31.58%) WAN
9 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
10 11 (28.95%) Cisco
10 11 (28.95%) IBM
10 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (26.32%) HPUX
11 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (23.68%) Tivoli
12 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
12 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
12 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (23.68%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (21.05%) Office 365
13 8 (21.05%) XenApp
13 8 (21.05%) AppSense
13 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity
13 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
1 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) SAN
2 12 (31.58%) LAN
2 12 (31.58%) WAN
3 8 (21.05%) VPN
4 5 (13.16%) FTP
5 4 (10.53%) MPLS
5 4 (10.53%) Firewall
5 4 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (10.53%) Network Security
6 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.63%) DNS
6 1 (2.63%) SSL
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
3 7 (18.42%) RDBMS
3 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
4 5 (13.16%) MySQL
5 4 (10.53%) DB2
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) UNIX Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) UNIX Support
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (7.89%) DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Server Support
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Linux Support
6 2 (5.26%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Middleware
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Mainframe
1 4 (10.53%) Tandem
1 4 (10.53%) FlexPod
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) HACMP
4 1 (2.63%) GIS
4 1 (2.63%) HP Superdome
4 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 36 (94.74%) Linux
2 25 (65.79%) UNIX
3 23 (60.53%) Windows
4 18 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (34.21%) AIX
6 10 (26.32%) HPUX
6 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (15.79%) SUSE
9 4 (10.53%) OS/400
9 4 (10.53%) zOS
10 2 (5.26%) CentOS
11 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (2.63%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
1 9 (23.68%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity
3 7 (18.42%) ITIL
4 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (10.53%) Change Management
5 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
5 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 4 (10.53%) Content Management
5 4 (10.53%) Network Design
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
7 2 (5.26%) ITSM
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.63%) E-business
8 1 (2.63%) SOA
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Perl
2 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (21.05%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (21.05%) MetaFrame
3 8 (21.05%) XenApp
4 6 (15.79%) KVM
5 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.63%) vSphere
7 1 (2.63%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.26%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Red Hat
2 15 (39.47%) Oracle
2 15 (39.47%) EMC
3 14 (36.84%) VMware
4 11 (28.95%) Cisco
4 11 (28.95%) IBM
5 8 (21.05%) Citrix
5 8 (21.05%) Juniper
5 8 (21.05%) AppSense
5 8 (21.05%) Symantec
6 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
6 7 (18.42%) HP
7 5 (13.16%) Axway
8 4 (10.53%) IronPort
8 4 (10.53%) BMC
8 4 (10.53%) CA
8 4 (10.53%) NetApp
8 4 (10.53%) Sophos
8 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
8 4 (10.53%) Blue Coat
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Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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