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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 100 70 78
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +8
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 5 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.36% 2.12% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.54% 7.97% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 5
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 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
325 301 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.23% 26.64% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 244 249 225
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Data Guard
4 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (44.44%) Perl
4 4 (44.44%) AIX
4 4 (44.44%) Python
4 4 (44.44%) AWK
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (44.44%) SUSE
4 4 (44.44%) Debian
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Middleware
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Administrator
1 6 (66.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Solaris Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (44.44%) AIX
3 4 (44.44%) SUSE
3 4 (44.44%) Debian
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) HPUX
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
1 4 (44.44%) Python
1 4 (44.44%) AWK
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (44.44%) Data Guard
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Brocade
5 2 (22.22%) 3PAR