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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 106 79 90
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +11
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 4 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.26% 1.22% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.29% 5.14% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 14
Average salary £62,750 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.09% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
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
310 292 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.39% 23.84% 32.25%
Number of salaries quoted 249 238 355
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 1 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 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) UNIX
3 12 (70.59%) AIX
4 11 (64.71%) Windows
5 8 (47.06%) SLA
6 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
6 7 (41.18%) Clustering
7 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
8 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
8 5 (29.41%) VMware
8 5 (29.41%) Change Management
8 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (29.41%) Supplier Management
8 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (29.41%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
9 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
9 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
9 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (23.53%) Finance
9 4 (23.53%) HPUX
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL
10 3 (17.65%) Oracle
10 3 (17.65%) SAN
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 3 (17.65%) HP
10 3 (17.65%) EMC
10 3 (17.65%) Firewall
10 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Administrator
1 10 (58.82%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Project Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Clustering
2 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
3 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) UNIX
3 12 (70.59%) AIX
4 11 (64.71%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (23.53%) HPUX
7 2 (11.76%) SUSE
8 1 (5.88%) Debian
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Change Management
1 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (29.41%) Supplier Management
1 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (29.41%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 3 (17.65%) Time Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) Information Management
3 2 (11.76%) OpenUP
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Line Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) AWK
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Xen
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) EMC
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Intel
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) Brocade
4 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.88%) Veritas