The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 100 71 78
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 5 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.35% 2.35% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.68% 8.21% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 14
Average salary £62,750 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.09% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
Solaris
Buckinghamshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
298 329 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.77% 28.61% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 237 264 284
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 Milton Keynes

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Solaris
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) UNIX
3 9 (64.29%) AIX
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
6 5 (35.71%) SAN
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) Clustering
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) SUSE
7 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) SLA
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (21.43%) Data Guard
8 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
8 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) HP
8 3 (21.43%) EMC
8 3 (21.43%) Middleware

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Administrator
1 10 (71.43%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) UNIX
3 9 (64.29%) AIX
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) SUSE
6 3 (21.43%) Debian
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (14.29%) HPUX
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 2 (14.29%) OpenUP
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) QMS
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
2 3 (21.43%) AWK
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (21.43%) Data Guard
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) Brocade
5 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 2 (14.29%) IBM