The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 215 171 198
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +27
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 41 85 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 1.16% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.30% 4.31% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22 79 31
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1785 1971 1893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.85% 26.85% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1665 1680
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Solaris
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 26 £37,250 -6.87% 5
Cheshire -39 7 £43,500 -12.12% 1
Lancashire +6 1 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Merseyside -17 1 £47,000 -32.85%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 89 (85.58%) Linux
2 71 (68.27%) UNIX
3 52 (50.00%) Oracle
4 42 (40.38%) Red Hat
5 37 (35.58%) AIX
6 35 (33.65%) Oracle Database
7 33 (31.73%) HPUX
8 31 (29.81%) SQL
8 31 (29.81%) Middleware
9 27 (25.96%) Windows
10 26 (25.00%) Finance
11 25 (24.04%) VMware
11 25 (24.04%) SAN
11 25 (24.04%) ITIL
12 24 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (22.12%) Cisco
13 23 (22.12%) EMC
14 22 (21.15%) Change Management
14 22 (21.15%) Oracle Database 10g
14 22 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (20.19%) Oracle Database 11g
16 20 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
16 20 (19.23%) Oracle RMAN
17 19 (18.27%) Shell Script
17 19 (18.27%) Sophos
17 19 (18.27%) FTP
18 18 (17.31%) Perl
19 17 (16.35%) Axway
19 17 (16.35%) Cloud Computing
19 17 (16.35%) Puppet

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (13.46%) WebSphere
2 11 (10.58%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.73%) Apache
4 4 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) Jetty
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (10.58%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (10.58%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.04%) SAN
2 19 (18.27%) FTP
3 14 (13.46%) Firewall
4 13 (12.50%) WAN
5 8 (7.69%) VPN
5 8 (7.69%) VLAN
6 5 (4.81%) LAN
7 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.88%) IPv4
8 3 (2.88%) IPv6
8 3 (2.88%) LDAP
9 2 (1.92%) Network Security
9 2 (1.92%) NAS
10 1 (0.96%) HTTP
10 1 (0.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.65%) Oracle Database
2 22 (21.15%) Oracle Database 10g
3 21 (20.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
4 13 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 13 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 12 (11.54%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (10.58%) Essbase
6 11 (10.58%) Oracle Discoverer
7 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
8 6 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.92%) MySQL
9 2 (1.92%) DB2
9 2 (1.92%) OLAP
9 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Subversion
2 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.96%) JIRA
2 1 (0.96%) Maven
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.96%) Ant
2 1 (0.96%) JUnit
2 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.96%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.96%) Log4j
General
1 26 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Retail
2 11 (10.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (25.96%) Consultant
2 23 (22.12%) DBA
3 22 (21.15%) Oracle DBA
3 22 (21.15%) Administrator
4 18 (17.31%) Linux Consultant
5 17 (16.35%) Architect
6 14 (13.46%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
8 12 (11.54%) Middleware Specialist
9 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Support Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.81%) UNIX Support Analyst
11 5 (4.81%) UNIX Support
11 5 (4.81%) Business Consultant
11 5 (4.81%) Support Consultant
11 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.81%) Analyst
12 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 4 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.81%) Middleware
2 4 (3.85%) XML
3 3 (2.88%) XML Messaging
4 2 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.92%) Web Services
4 2 (1.92%) HTML
4 2 (1.92%) CSS
4 2 (1.92%) SOAP
5 1 (0.96%) REST
5 1 (0.96%) Dojo
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Axis
5 1 (0.96%) JSTL
5 1 (0.96%) GWT
5 1 (0.96%) jQuery
5 1 (0.96%) Spring
5 1 (0.96%) Ajax
5 1 (0.96%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.96%) Struts
5 1 (0.96%) XSLT
5 1 (0.96%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Oracle Exalytics
2 7 (6.73%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.77%) Clustering
4 5 (4.81%) Tandem
5 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.92%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.96%) VAX
7 1 (0.96%) PKI
7 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.96%) Replication
7 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 89 (85.58%) Linux
2 71 (68.27%) UNIX
3 37 (35.58%) AIX
4 33 (31.73%) HPUX
5 27 (25.96%) Windows
6 24 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.77%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.92%) SUSE
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.92%) zOS
9 2 (1.92%) Tru64
9 2 (1.92%) OS/400
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.04%) ITIL
2 22 (21.15%) Change Management
3 20 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (11.54%) SOA
4 12 (11.54%) Business Continuity
4 12 (11.54%) Infrastructure Management
5 11 (10.58%) Migration
6 7 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.77%) ERP
8 5 (4.81%) Programme Management
9 4 (3.85%) Data Management
9 4 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (2.88%) High Availability
10 3 (2.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.88%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2
11 2 (1.92%) Zachman Framework
11 2 (1.92%) TOGAF
11 2 (1.92%) Data Analysis
11 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.81%) SQL
2 19 (18.27%) Shell Script
3 18 (17.31%) Perl
4 12 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.88%) PHP
6 2 (1.92%) Java
6 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (13.46%) SC Cleared
1 14 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (0.96%) MCSM
4 1 (0.96%) MCITP
4 1 (0.96%) MCSE
4 1 (0.96%) MCSA
4 1 (0.96%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.96%) OCP
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (19.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 11 (10.58%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (9.62%) vSphere
6 5 (4.81%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.88%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.88%) UAG
7 3 (2.88%) Xen
7 3 (2.88%) Squid
7 3 (2.88%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.88%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.92%) KVM
9 1 (0.96%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (16.35%) Puppet
2 13 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (11.54%) Tivoli
4 8 (7.69%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.81%) Oracle Statspack
6 2 (1.92%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (50.00%) Oracle
2 42 (40.38%) Red Hat
3 25 (24.04%) VMware
4 23 (22.12%) Cisco
4 23 (22.12%) EMC
5 19 (18.27%) Sophos
6 17 (16.35%) Axway
7 13 (12.50%) Symantec
8 12 (11.54%) IBM
9 11 (10.58%) Fujitsu
9 11 (10.58%) Hyperion
10 10 (9.62%) CheckPoint
11 9 (8.65%) HP
12 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
12 6 (5.77%) Sun
13 5 (4.81%) NetApp
14 3 (2.88%) M86 Security
14 3 (2.88%) Blue Coat
14 3 (2.88%) Citrix
14 3 (2.88%) Websense
Wigan, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: Competitive Salary + On call allowance + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago