The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 170 173 150
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 19 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.47% 0.29% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.85% 1.16% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 16
Average salary £37,764 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.68% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,817 £36,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,450 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1027 1037 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.67% 25.23% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 867 899 863
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,300 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,650 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
North West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 - 2 £22,500 -
Stockport - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £42,500 -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 40 (95.24%) Linux
2 28 (66.67%) UNIX
3 24 (57.14%) Windows
3 24 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 19 (45.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (40.48%) EMC
5 17 (40.48%) SAN
5 17 (40.48%) Oracle
6 15 (35.71%) AIX
6 15 (35.71%) VMware
7 14 (33.33%) Oracle Database
8 13 (30.95%) HPUX
9 12 (28.57%) Cisco
9 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (26.19%) IBM
10 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
10 11 (26.19%) LAN
10 11 (26.19%) WAN
11 10 (23.81%) RDBMS
11 10 (23.81%) Middleware
11 10 (23.81%) Symantec
11 10 (23.81%) Business Continuity
11 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
12 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (21.43%) WebSphere
12 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (21.43%) Tivoli
13 8 (19.05%) Citrix

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 6 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) SAN
2 11 (26.19%) LAN
2 11 (26.19%) WAN
3 8 (19.05%) VPN
4 7 (16.67%) FTP
5 6 (14.29%) Firewall
6 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (7.14%) Network Security
6 3 (7.14%) MPLS
7 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 10 (23.81%) RDBMS
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (7.14%) MySQL
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (4.76%) DB2
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Architect
2 8 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (19.05%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) UNIX Support
4 5 (11.90%) UNIX Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) DBA
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Principal Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) Middleware
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Mainframe
1 5 (11.90%) Tandem
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) FlexPod
3 2 (4.76%) HACMP
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) GIS
4 1 (2.38%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 40 (95.24%) Linux
2 28 (66.67%) UNIX
3 24 (57.14%) Windows
4 19 (45.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (35.71%) AIX
6 13 (30.95%) HPUX
7 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (9.52%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (4.76%) SUSE
9 2 (4.76%) OS/400
9 2 (4.76%) zOS
10 1 (2.38%) Tru64
10 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Business Continuity
2 9 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (19.05%) ITIL
3 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 6 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (7.14%) ERP
5 3 (7.14%) Content Management
5 3 (7.14%) Network Design
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.76%) Service Management
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.38%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.38%) High Availability
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Perl
2 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
2 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
3 8 (19.05%) MetaFrame
3 8 (19.05%) XenApp
3 8 (19.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (7.14%) KVM
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.38%) vSphere
6 1 (2.38%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Tivoli
2 3 (7.14%) Data Guard
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.76%) Puppet
4 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 17 (40.48%) Oracle
2 17 (40.48%) EMC
3 15 (35.71%) VMware
4 12 (28.57%) Cisco
5 11 (26.19%) IBM
6 10 (23.81%) Symantec
7 8 (19.05%) Citrix
7 8 (19.05%) AppSense
8 7 (16.67%) HP
9 6 (14.29%) Sophos
9 6 (14.29%) Axway
10 5 (11.90%) Juniper
11 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
12 3 (7.14%) IronPort
12 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
13 2 (4.76%) Brocade
13 2 (4.76%) BMC
13 2 (4.76%) CA
13 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago