The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 40 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 5 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.44% 2.56% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.67% 8.18% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 4
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
107 159 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 30.75% 31.36% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 90 100 106
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £59,850 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
South East

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 10 July 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) JBoss
1 7 (87.50%) Apache
2 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) EMC
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (50.00%) SAS
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) eRoom
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (50.00%) Resource Management
4 4 (50.00%) Middleware
4 4 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) Problem Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 7 (87.50%) Apache
2 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (75.00%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) eRoom
3 4 (50.00%) SAS
4 1 (12.50%) iPlanet
4 1 (12.50%) Alfresco
4 1 (12.50%) Liferay
4 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) VPN
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Gradle
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Operations Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Operations Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Velocity
2 1 (12.50%) JSR 168
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) Struts
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
2 1 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Groovy
1 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) JBoss
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) EMC
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (12.50%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (12.50%) webMethods
5 1 (12.50%) Sybase
5 1 (12.50%) Cognos
5 1 (12.50%) Informatica
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe