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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 33 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 7 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.51% 1.10% 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.58% 4.44% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 17
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £39,500 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £51,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
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
31 90 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.11% 24.86% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 24 78 126
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) UNIX
2 9 (90.00%) AIX
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
3 8 (80.00%) Clustering
3 8 (80.00%) RHCE
3 8 (80.00%) IBM AIX Certification
3 8 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (80.00%) Incident Management
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) MAPI
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) CDMA
4 1 (10.00%) GPRS
4 1 (10.00%) GSM
4 1 (10.00%) POP3
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) HTTP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) CDMA
3 1 (10.00%) GPRS
3 1 (10.00%) GSM
3 1 (10.00%) POP3
3 1 (10.00%) SMTP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) IMAP
3 1 (10.00%) SGSN
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX Team Leader
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX Support
3 2 (20.00%) Support Manager
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior UNIX Technical Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) UNIX
2 9 (90.00%) AIX
3 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) RHCE
1 8 (80.00%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Brocade
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp