The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 20 27 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.93% 0.56% 9.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 3.03% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 11
Average salary - £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Solaris
England

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

Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 33 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.21% 18.44% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 24
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Solaris
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Solaris Salary Trend in the Midlands

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Process Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (25.00%) MCSD
4 1 (25.00%) SUSE
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) HPUX
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas File System
4 1 (25.00%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (25.00%) SRDF
4 1 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) hybris
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) PeopleTools
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Release Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (25.00%) Symmetrix
1 1 (25.00%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) SUSE
4 1 (25.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSD
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCA
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CCEA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas File System
2 1 (25.00%) SRDF
2 1 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (25.00%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (25.00%) hybris
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) CommVault
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec