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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 37 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.02% 1.50% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 5.41% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £50,000 £55,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.90% +54.16%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
54 111 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.43% 27.82% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 50 100 93
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) RHCE
5 2 (33.33%) IBM AIX Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) MS Project
5 2 (33.33%) SAP
5 2 (33.33%) HPUX
5 2 (33.33%) UNIX
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (33.33%) Lync
5 2 (33.33%) RHEV
6 1 (16.67%) NAS
6 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (16.67%) QA

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX Support
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior UNIX Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior UNIX Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior UNIX Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior UNIX Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) HPUX
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) DSDM
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) RHCE
1 2 (33.33%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) RHEV
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) EMC