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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 166 175 180
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 15 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.33% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.93% 1.27% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 15
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,050 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +5.81%
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
779 1026 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.46% 25.77% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 646 856 932
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 28 May 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Manchester

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 46 (83.64%) Oracle
2 43 (78.18%) Microsoft
3 42 (76.36%) VMware
3 42 (76.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (72.73%) Cisco
4 40 (72.73%) NetApp
4 40 (72.73%) Data Centre
5 38 (69.09%) Juniper
6 36 (65.45%) CA
7 34 (61.82%) Windows
8 29 (52.73%) Linux
8 29 (52.73%) Red Hat
8 29 (52.73%) Oracle Database
9 27 (49.09%) AIX
10 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
11 24 (43.64%) HPUX
11 24 (43.64%) SUSE
11 24 (43.64%) Mentoring
11 24 (43.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (41.82%) KVM
12 23 (41.82%) HP
13 22 (40.00%) EMC
13 22 (40.00%) IBM
13 22 (40.00%) RDBMS
13 22 (40.00%) Middleware
13 22 (40.00%) Symantec
13 22 (40.00%) zOS
13 22 (40.00%) CheckPoint
13 22 (40.00%) SAN
13 22 (40.00%) BMC

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 22 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 22 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 16 (29.09%) MS Excel
2 14 (25.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) SAN
2 16 (29.09%) Firewall
3 11 (20.00%) Network Security
3 11 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (7.27%) NetScaler
4 4 (7.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.64%) VPN
5 2 (3.64%) DMZ
6 1 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
6 1 (1.82%) LDAP
6 1 (1.82%) Broadband
6 1 (1.82%) LAN
6 1 (1.82%) WAN
6 1 (1.82%) IMAP
6 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (52.73%) Oracle Database
2 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
3 22 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 22 (40.00%) DB2
3 22 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 22 (40.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (5.45%) MySQL
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Redmine
1 5 (9.09%) JUnit
1 5 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 5 (9.09%) Subversion
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.64%) Toad
General
1 2 (3.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Infrastructure Architect
1 23 (41.82%) Architect
2 22 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 22 (40.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 5 (9.09%) Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Operations Team Leader
5 3 (5.45%) Support Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.64%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) UNIX Support
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.64%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.00%) Middleware
1 22 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 22 (40.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (9.09%) SOAP
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
2 5 (9.09%) XML
2 5 (9.09%) J2EE
3 3 (5.45%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 22 (40.00%) FlexPod
3 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.45%) Clustering
5 2 (3.64%) Derivative
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) LIMS
6 1 (1.82%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 29 (52.73%) Linux
3 27 (49.09%) AIX
4 24 (43.64%) HPUX
4 24 (43.64%) SUSE
4 24 (43.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (40.00%) zOS
5 22 (40.00%) OS/400
6 14 (25.45%) UNIX
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Mentoring
2 22 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 22 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 22 (40.00%) Coaching
2 22 (40.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 19 (34.55%) Change Management
3 19 (34.55%) ITIL
4 14 (25.45%) Project Management
5 13 (23.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (16.36%) Line Management
6 9 (16.36%) Problem Management
6 9 (16.36%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.45%) ERP
8 3 (5.45%) Scrum
9 2 (3.64%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.64%) People Management
10 1 (1.82%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
2 5 (9.09%) Java
2 5 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.64%) AWK
3 2 (3.64%) Perl
3 2 (3.64%) Python
3 2 (3.64%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.91%) NCDA
3 5 (9.09%) CCNA
3 5 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (5.45%) Sun Certification
5 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CCNP
6 1 (1.82%) CCA
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CCEA
6 1 (1.82%) MCSE
6 1 (1.82%) MCSD
System Software
1 42 (76.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (41.82%) KVM
3 22 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.64%) NFS
5 1 (1.82%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.82%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.82%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 22 (40.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.64%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 46 (83.64%) Oracle
2 43 (78.18%) Microsoft
3 42 (76.36%) VMware
4 40 (72.73%) Cisco
4 40 (72.73%) NetApp
5 38 (69.09%) Juniper
6 36 (65.45%) CA
7 29 (52.73%) Red Hat
8 23 (41.82%) HP
9 22 (40.00%) EMC
9 22 (40.00%) IBM
9 22 (40.00%) Symantec
9 22 (40.00%) CheckPoint
9 22 (40.00%) BMC
9 22 (40.00%) Brocade
10 1 (1.82%) Citrix
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago