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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 162 154 152
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 27 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% 0.82% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.67% 3.04% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 17
Average salary £37,250 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.87% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £52,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1013 1119 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.77% 26.83% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 833 982 872
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sale +1 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £32,500 -
Altrincham - 1 - -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 45 (93.75%) Linux
2 34 (70.83%) UNIX
3 30 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 25 (52.08%) Oracle
5 20 (41.67%) AIX
6 19 (39.58%) HPUX
7 17 (35.42%) Middleware
7 17 (35.42%) VMware
8 16 (33.33%) SAN
9 14 (29.17%) EMC
9 14 (29.17%) Cisco
9 14 (29.17%) Windows
9 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database
10 13 (27.08%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (27.08%) Puppet
10 13 (27.08%) WebSphere
11 12 (25.00%) RDBMS
11 12 (25.00%) Relational Database
12 11 (22.92%) IBM
12 11 (22.92%) Symantec
12 11 (22.92%) Tivoli
12 11 (22.92%) ITIL
12 11 (22.92%) Business Continuity
12 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Management
13 9 (18.75%) Finance
14 7 (14.58%) Mainframe
14 7 (14.58%) HP
15 6 (12.50%) ITIL Certification

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (27.08%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (33.33%) SAN
2 6 (12.50%) Firewall
2 6 (12.50%) FTP
3 5 (10.42%) LAN
3 5 (10.42%) WAN
4 2 (4.17%) Network Security
4 2 (4.17%) NAS
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database
2 12 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.17%) OLAP
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.08%) NetBeans
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Architect
2 14 (29.17%) Consultant
2 14 (29.17%) Linux Consultant
3 13 (27.08%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) UNIX Support Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) UNIX Support
5 3 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Lead Technical Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.25%) DBA
6 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) Middleware
2 2 (4.17%) XML Messaging
2 2 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Mainframe
2 6 (12.50%) Clustering
3 5 (10.42%) Tandem
4 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.08%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 45 (93.75%) Linux
2 34 (70.83%) UNIX
3 20 (41.67%) AIX
4 19 (39.58%) HPUX
5 14 (29.17%) Windows
5 14 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.08%) VMS
8 1 (2.08%) OS/400
8 1 (2.08%) zOS
8 1 (2.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) ITIL
1 11 (22.92%) Business Continuity
1 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (12.50%) Change Management
2 6 (12.50%) ERP
3 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.25%) Data Management
3 3 (6.25%) High Availability
4 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.17%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.08%) SOA
5 1 (2.08%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) Perl
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.17%) Ruby
3 2 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.25%) vSphere
3 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.25%) Xen
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.08%) Samba
5 1 (2.08%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) Puppet
2 11 (22.92%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.17%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 25 (52.08%) Oracle
3 17 (35.42%) VMware
4 14 (29.17%) Cisco
4 14 (29.17%) EMC
5 11 (22.92%) Symantec
5 11 (22.92%) IBM
6 7 (14.58%) HP
7 6 (12.50%) Sophos
8 5 (10.42%) Axway
9 4 (8.33%) NetApp
10 3 (6.25%) Citrix
11 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.08%) Sun
12 1 (2.08%) Dell
12 1 (2.08%) JBoss
12 1 (2.08%) Juniper
12 1 (2.08%) BMC
12 1 (2.08%) CA
12 1 (2.08%) Informatica
Greater Manchester
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: Competitive Salary + On call allowance + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago