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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 42 33 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 4 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.19% 3.59% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.65% 11.11% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 4
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
86 117 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.52% 32.32% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 70 78 106
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +12.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 20 August 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Apache
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) JBoss
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) IIS
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (60.00%) VPN
4 6 (60.00%) EMC
4 6 (60.00%) Juniper
4 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Riverbed
6 4 (40.00%) Analytics
6 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (40.00%) eRoom
6 4 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (40.00%) VLAN
6 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (40.00%) Resource Management
6 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (40.00%) Middleware

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Apache
2 7 (70.00%) IIS
3 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (40.00%) SAS
4 4 (40.00%) eRoom
5 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
6 1 (10.00%) Liferay
6 1 (10.00%) Site Server
6 1 (10.00%) iPlanet
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) VPN
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) DMZ
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Gradle
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Operations Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Operations Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XSLT
3 1 (10.00%) XHTML
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
3 1 (10.00%) Struts
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Velocity
3 1 (10.00%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) DSDM
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) Groovy
1 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSD
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) JBoss
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (60.00%) EMC
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (10.00%) Sybase
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe
4 1 (10.00%) Sun
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Informatica
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) webMethods
4 1 (10.00%) GigaSpaces