The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 21 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.71% 0.35% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 2.86% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.04%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 35 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.86% 12.28% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 43
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £28,500 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £46,000 £58,600
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
England

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 23 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) StorageTek
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) FCoE
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Essbase
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) StorageTek
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Fujitsu