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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 157 167 156
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 28 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.69% 0.29% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.16% 1.10% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 12
Average salary £42,500 £72,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.37% +93.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,817 £42,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £72,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
885 1000 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.87% 26.50% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 728 868 845
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 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 22 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
Sale - 2 £31,500 - 1
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 35 (94.59%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) UNIX
2 23 (62.16%) Windows
3 20 (54.05%) Red Hat
4 18 (48.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (43.24%) Oracle
6 15 (40.54%) SAN
6 15 (40.54%) EMC
6 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
7 14 (37.84%) VMware
8 13 (35.14%) AIX
9 12 (32.43%) LAN
9 12 (32.43%) WAN
9 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
10 11 (29.73%) Cisco
10 11 (29.73%) IBM
10 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
10 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (27.03%) HPUX
11 10 (27.03%) HP
11 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (27.03%) Juniper
12 9 (24.32%) Tivoli
12 9 (24.32%) WebLogic
12 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
12 9 (24.32%) Service Delivery
12 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (24.32%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (21.62%) Office 365

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 9 (24.32%) WebLogic
2 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.81%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) SAN
2 12 (32.43%) LAN
2 12 (32.43%) WAN
3 8 (21.62%) VPN
4 4 (10.81%) Network Security
4 4 (10.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (10.81%) Firewall
4 4 (10.81%) MPLS
5 3 (8.11%) FTP
6 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) SSL
6 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (18.92%) RDBMS
3 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (16.22%) DB2
5 5 (13.51%) MySQL
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) DBA
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Service Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) UNIX Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Support
7 2 (5.41%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Middleware
2 6 (16.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) FlexPod
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Tandem
3 2 (5.41%) HACMP
3 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Open Source
4 1 (2.70%) HP Superdome
4 1 (2.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) UNIX
2 23 (62.16%) Windows
3 18 (48.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (35.14%) AIX
5 10 (27.03%) HPUX
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (21.62%) SUSE
8 6 (16.22%) OS/400
8 6 (16.22%) zOS
9 2 (5.41%) CentOS
10 1 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.70%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Service Delivery
1 9 (24.32%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (21.62%) Business Continuity
3 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
3 7 (18.92%) Coaching
4 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Content Management
6 4 (10.81%) Network Design
6 4 (10.81%) Identity Management
6 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.11%) Service Management
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.41%) Change Management
8 2 (5.41%) ITSM
8 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.70%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Perl
2 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.41%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (21.62%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.62%) XenApp
3 8 (21.62%) KVM
3 8 (21.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (21.62%) MetaFrame
4 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (2.70%) PowerHA
6 1 (2.70%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.41%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Red Hat
2 16 (43.24%) Oracle
3 15 (40.54%) EMC
4 14 (37.84%) VMware
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco
5 11 (29.73%) IBM
6 10 (27.03%) HP
6 10 (27.03%) Juniper
7 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.62%) AppSense
8 8 (21.62%) Symantec
8 8 (21.62%) Citrix
9 6 (16.22%) Brocade
9 6 (16.22%) BMC
9 6 (16.22%) CA
9 6 (16.22%) NetApp
9 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
10 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
10 4 (10.81%) IronPort
11 3 (8.11%) Axway
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