The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 38 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 7 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.99% 1.15% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.46% 4.00% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 8
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £60,000 £34,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £68,500 £93,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Solaris
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 100 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.81% 28.74% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 47 83 87
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Solaris
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Middlesex

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 15 (100.00%) UNIX
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Red Hat
2 13 (86.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 9 (60.00%) Clustering
4 9 (60.00%) RHCE
4 9 (60.00%) IBM AIX Certification
4 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (60.00%) ITIL
4 9 (60.00%) AIX
4 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (60.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (26.67%) Brocade
5 4 (26.67%) Patch Management
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) Sun
5 4 (26.67%) SAN
5 4 (26.67%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) Security Management
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 1 (6.67%) Java
7 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.67%) Perl
7 1 (6.67%) Ant
7 1 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (6.67%) LDAP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) LDAP
4 1 (6.67%) CDMA
4 1 (6.67%) GPRS
4 1 (6.67%) GSM
4 1 (6.67%) POP3
4 1 (6.67%) SMTP
4 1 (6.67%) HTTP
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) IMAP
4 1 (6.67%) SGSN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Team Leader
1 8 (53.33%) UNIX Team Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX Support
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) MAPI
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (60.00%) AIX
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Security Management
2 4 (26.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) RHCE
1 9 (60.00%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Sun
2 4 (26.67%) Brocade
3 1 (6.67%) Perforce