The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 201 178 188
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 44 66 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 1.00% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.40% 3.93% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31 46 73
Average salary £40,150 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Solaris
England

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

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1830 1680 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.54% 25.44% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1606 1452 1691
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Solaris
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Solaris Salary Trend in the North West

Solaris
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in the North West

Solaris
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 36 £40,150 +2.94% 3
Cheshire -29 6 £50,000 +28.20%
Lancashire -6 2 £44,250 +26.42% 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 58 (65.91%) Oracle
2 56 (63.64%) VMware
3 54 (61.36%) Linux
4 53 (60.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 51 (57.95%) Windows
6 40 (45.45%) UNIX
6 40 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 38 (43.18%) NetApp
7 38 (43.18%) Oracle Database
8 36 (40.91%) AIX
9 34 (38.64%) Cisco
10 32 (36.36%) Red Hat
11 31 (35.23%) Juniper
12 30 (34.09%) HP
13 28 (31.82%) CA
14 27 (30.68%) SQL Server
15 26 (29.55%) HPUX
16 25 (28.41%) IBM
16 25 (28.41%) SAN
16 25 (28.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 24 (27.27%) WebLogic
18 23 (26.14%) EMC
18 23 (26.14%) Hyper-V
18 23 (26.14%) KVM
18 23 (26.14%) Oracle Exadata
19 21 (23.86%) Mentoring
19 21 (23.86%) SUSE
19 21 (23.86%) Tivoli
20 20 (22.73%) Middleware
20 20 (22.73%) DB2

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 24 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 20 (22.73%) WebSphere
3 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
4 8 (9.09%) Apache
5 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.14%) nginx
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.23%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (6.82%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.41%) SAN
2 12 (13.64%) Network Security
3 10 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (11.36%) Firewall
4 6 (6.82%) DNS
5 5 (5.68%) VLAN
5 5 (5.68%) NAS
6 4 (4.55%) NetScaler
6 4 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (4.55%) WAN
7 3 (3.41%) DHCP
7 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.41%) LAN
7 3 (3.41%) DMZ
8 2 (2.27%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.27%) Internet
8 2 (2.27%) VPN
9 1 (1.14%) SMS
9 1 (1.14%) VoIP
9 1 (1.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (43.18%) Oracle Database
2 27 (30.68%) SQL Server
3 23 (26.14%) Oracle Exadata
4 20 (22.73%) DB2
5 19 (21.59%) Relational Database
5 19 (21.59%) RDBMS
6 8 (9.09%) MySQL
7 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (5.68%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (5.68%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (4.55%) Essbase
11 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.14%) Ingres
12 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Redmine
1 4 (4.55%) Subversion
1 4 (4.55%) JUnit
1 4 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.27%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (2.27%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.27%) Toad
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.41%) Retail
2 3 (3.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (36.36%) Architect
2 29 (32.95%) Infrastructure Architect
3 20 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (21.59%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 12 (13.64%) Oracle DBA
5 12 (13.64%) DBA
6 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Server Administrator
7 5 (5.68%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 5 (5.68%) VMWare Administrator
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Consultant
9 3 (3.41%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.73%) Middleware
2 19 (21.59%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (4.55%) SOAP
3 4 (4.55%) Web Services
3 4 (4.55%) XML
3 4 (4.55%) J2EE
4 2 (2.27%) Java SE
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.73%) FlexPod
2 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.95%) Clustering
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.27%) Open Source
6 1 (1.14%) AS400
6 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.14%) LIMS
6 1 (1.14%) Replication
6 1 (1.14%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 54 (61.36%) Linux
2 51 (57.95%) Windows
3 40 (45.45%) UNIX
4 36 (40.91%) AIX
5 26 (29.55%) HPUX
6 25 (28.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (23.86%) SUSE
8 19 (21.59%) OS/400
8 19 (21.59%) zOS
9 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (4.55%) CentOS
12 3 (3.41%) Ubuntu
13 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
13 2 (2.27%) FreeBSD
13 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
14 1 (1.14%) VMS
14 1 (1.14%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) Mentoring
2 19 (21.59%) Coaching
2 19 (21.59%) Infrastructure Management
2 19 (21.59%) Migration
2 19 (21.59%) Business Continuity
3 15 (17.05%) ITIL
4 14 (15.91%) Change Management
5 11 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 8 (9.09%) Project Management
7 7 (7.95%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.95%) Line Management
8 6 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.82%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.68%) SOA
9 5 (5.68%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.68%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) Shell Script
2 8 (9.09%) SQL
3 7 (7.95%) Java
4 5 (5.68%) Python
5 4 (4.55%) Perl
5 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.41%) PHP
7 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (1.14%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.36%) Degree
3 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (11.36%) MCSE
4 8 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (9.09%) CCA
4 8 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (9.09%) CCEA
4 8 (9.09%) MCSD
5 3 (3.41%) CCNA
5 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (2.27%) Sun Certification
6 2 (2.27%) MCP
6 2 (2.27%) ISEB
7 1 (1.14%) NCDA
7 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
1 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (60.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (26.14%) Hyper-V
2 23 (26.14%) KVM
3 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 7 (7.95%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.41%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.27%) XenApp
6 2 (2.27%) Dovecot
6 2 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (2.27%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.14%) NFS
7 1 (1.14%) Samba
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.14%) Postfix
7 1 (1.14%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.14%) Openswan
7 1 (1.14%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 21 (23.86%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.41%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.14%) Legato
5 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.14%) Nagios
5 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.14%) Cacti
5 1 (1.14%) Munin
5 1 (1.14%) yum
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.14%) Rsyslog
5 1 (1.14%) logstash
5 1 (1.14%) Bacula
Vendors
1 58 (65.91%) Oracle
2 56 (63.64%) VMware
3 40 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 38 (43.18%) NetApp
5 34 (38.64%) Cisco
6 32 (36.36%) Red Hat
7 31 (35.23%) Juniper
8 30 (34.09%) HP
9 28 (31.82%) CA
10 25 (28.41%) IBM
11 23 (26.14%) EMC
12 19 (21.59%) Brocade
12 19 (21.59%) Symantec
12 19 (21.59%) BMC
12 19 (21.59%) CheckPoint
13 11 (12.50%) Citrix
14 5 (5.68%) Sun
15 4 (4.55%) Hyperion
16 3 (3.41%) Dell
17 2 (2.27%) Fujitsu
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