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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 165 162 153
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 28 17 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% 0.45% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.61% 1.80% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 42
Average salary £36,500 £65,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.84% +73.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £39,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £72,500 £59,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
1071 944 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.36% 25.08% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 916 829 1042
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 - 4 £32,250 -
Oldham - 3 £41,430 -
Stockport - 1 £41,430 -
Altrincham - 1 £32,500 -
Bury - 1 £41,430 -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 47 (85.45%) Linux
2 34 (61.82%) Windows
3 31 (56.36%) UNIX
3 31 (56.36%) Oracle
3 31 (56.36%) Red Hat
4 30 (54.55%) Oracle Database
5 27 (49.09%) VMware
5 27 (49.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (45.45%) SAN
7 23 (41.82%) HP
7 23 (41.82%) EMC
7 23 (41.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (40.00%) Cisco
9 21 (38.18%) Juniper
9 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
10 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
11 19 (34.55%) IBM
11 19 (34.55%) AIX
12 18 (32.73%) HPUX
12 18 (32.73%) NetApp
12 18 (32.73%) KVM
13 17 (30.91%) Tivoli
13 17 (30.91%) Mentoring
13 17 (30.91%) SUSE
14 16 (29.09%) Middleware
14 16 (29.09%) WebLogic
14 16 (29.09%) Symantec
15 15 (27.27%) CheckPoint
15 15 (27.27%) BMC
15 15 (27.27%) CA

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (29.09%) WebLogic
2 15 (27.27%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.91%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (45.45%) SAN
2 12 (21.82%) LAN
2 12 (21.82%) WAN
3 8 (14.55%) VPN
4 6 (10.91%) Network Security
5 5 (9.09%) DNS
6 4 (7.27%) MPLS
6 4 (7.27%) Firewall
6 4 (7.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (5.45%) NetScaler
7 3 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.64%) DMZ
8 2 (3.64%) Internet
8 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.64%) DHCP
8 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.82%) LDAP
9 1 (1.82%) Broadband
9 1 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
3 15 (27.27%) DB2
3 15 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 15 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 15 (27.27%) Oracle Exadata
4 8 (14.55%) MySQL
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.64%) Toad
1 2 (3.64%) Subversion
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (3.64%) Redmine
1 2 (3.64%) JUnit
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Architect
1 15 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
1 15 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
1 15 (27.27%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 8 (14.55%) Technical Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) DBA
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 4 (7.27%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Server Support
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.64%) Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) Middleware
2 15 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.64%) J2EE
3 2 (3.64%) SOAP
3 2 (3.64%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) FlexPod
2 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Open Source
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.82%) HP Superdome
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) HACMP
4 1 (1.82%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 47 (85.45%) Linux
2 34 (61.82%) Windows
3 31 (56.36%) UNIX
4 27 (49.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (34.55%) AIX
6 18 (32.73%) HPUX
7 17 (30.91%) SUSE
8 15 (27.27%) OS/400
8 15 (27.27%) zOS
9 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (5.45%) CentOS
12 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.82%) Tru64
13 1 (1.82%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Mentoring
2 15 (27.27%) Coaching
2 15 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
2 15 (27.27%) Business Continuity
3 12 (21.82%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
5 8 (14.55%) ITIL
6 5 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (7.27%) Network Design
7 4 (7.27%) Change Management
7 4 (7.27%) Content Management
7 4 (7.27%) Identity Management
7 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.64%) People Management
9 2 (3.64%) Migration
9 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.64%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.64%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) Perl
2 2 (3.64%) PHP
2 2 (3.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) MCP
1 2 (3.64%) MCSE
1 2 (3.64%) CCNA
1 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (14.55%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (41.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (32.73%) KVM
3 15 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
5 8 (14.55%) MetaFrame
5 8 (14.55%) XenApp
5 8 (14.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.82%) vSphere
8 1 (1.82%) Dovecot
8 1 (1.82%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.82%) PowerHA
8 1 (1.82%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 17 (30.91%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.45%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (56.36%) Oracle
1 31 (56.36%) Red Hat
2 27 (49.09%) VMware
3 23 (41.82%) HP
3 23 (41.82%) EMC
4 22 (40.00%) Cisco
5 21 (38.18%) Juniper
6 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 19 (34.55%) IBM
8 18 (32.73%) NetApp
9 16 (29.09%) Symantec
10 15 (27.27%) Brocade
10 15 (27.27%) BMC
10 15 (27.27%) CA
10 15 (27.27%) CheckPoint
11 8 (14.55%) AppSense
11 8 (14.55%) Citrix
12 4 (7.27%) Sun
12 4 (7.27%) Blue Coat
12 4 (7.27%) IronPort
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