The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 11 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 61 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 6 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.94% 0.53% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.75% 2.54% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 14
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -1.23%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
160 118 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.20% 21.00% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 131 105 244
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Solaris
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Merseyside region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Merseyside

Solaris
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 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
Liverpool +2 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Bootle - 1 - -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Sun
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) JSTL
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Dojo
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Axis
4 1 (14.29%) Zend
4 1 (14.29%) GWT
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Jetty
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) Log4j
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) JDA
4 1 (14.29%) Windows

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) Jetty
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Log4j
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) JDBC
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) Servlets
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Struts
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
1 1 (14.29%) Flash
1 1 (14.29%) JAXB
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) JSTL
1 1 (14.29%) Dojo
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Axis
1 1 (14.29%) GWT
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) JDA
2 1 (14.29%) Zend
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle