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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 86 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.46% 0.40% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.58% 1.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £62,500 £38,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
316 207 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.31% 20.76% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 252 184 178
Average salary £31,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 October 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (83.87%) Windows
3 24 (77.42%) Oracle
3 24 (77.42%) Finance
4 23 (74.19%) SQL
5 22 (70.97%) UNIX
6 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
6 20 (64.52%) Sybase
7 17 (54.84%) ITIL
8 14 (45.16%) Visual Studio
8 14 (45.16%) XML
8 14 (45.16%) C++
8 14 (45.16%) HTML
8 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
8 14 (45.16%) HTTP
8 14 (45.16%) Ajax
8 14 (45.16%) JSON
8 14 (45.16%) Multithreading
9 13 (41.94%) AIX
10 11 (35.48%) Sencha
11 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database
12 9 (29.03%) Ext JS
13 8 (25.81%) VMware
13 8 (25.81%) HP
13 8 (25.81%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (22.58%) Release Management
15 6 (19.35%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (19.35%) Data Guard
15 6 (19.35%) Relational Database

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database
3 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 6 (19.35%) DB2
3 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (77.42%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
1 12 (38.71%) C++ Developer
2 9 (29.03%) DBA
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (16.13%) UNIX Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Solaris Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Senior DBA
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 3 (9.68%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) HTML
1 14 (45.16%) XML
1 14 (45.16%) Ajax
1 14 (45.16%) JSON
2 9 (29.03%) Ext JS
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
1 5 (16.13%) LPAR
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (83.87%) Windows
3 22 (70.97%) UNIX
4 13 (41.94%) AIX
5 4 (12.90%) HPUX
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) ITIL
2 14 (45.16%) Multithreading
3 8 (25.81%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (22.58%) Release Management
5 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
5 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (16.13%) Validation
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) High Availability
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) C++
2 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) KVM
4 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Oracle
2 20 (64.52%) Sybase
3 11 (35.48%) Sencha
4 8 (25.81%) VMware
4 8 (25.81%) HP
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco
5 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.68%) 3PAR
6 3 (9.68%) Brocade
6 3 (9.68%) IBM
6 3 (9.68%) EMC
6 3 (9.68%) Citrix
6 3 (9.68%) NetApp
7 2 (6.45%) Rogue Wave
7 2 (6.45%) ION Trading
8 1 (3.23%) Computacenter
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft