The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 61 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.18% 4.59% 2.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% 17.06% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 26 13
Average salary £38,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.43% +18.57%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
146 170 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.80% 26.90% 30.72%
Number of salaries quoted 133 149 161
Average salary £39,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.02% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 October 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
St Helens - 1 £38,000 -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Sun
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) XSLT
5 1 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) MCSD
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) CA
5 1 (12.50%) JDA
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) AWK
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
3 1 (12.50%) Korn
3 1 (12.50%) XPath
3 1 (12.50%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCSD
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) JDA
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago