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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 206 215 206
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 32 23 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.34% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.32% 1.37% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 39
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +8.23%
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
1380 1676 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.65% 24.81% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 1382 1595
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +19 15 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Cumbria - 7 £65,000 -
Cheshire -1 5 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Lancashire - 5 £37,500 - 3
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 66 (75.86%) Oracle
2 58 (66.67%) VMware
3 57 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (63.22%) Cisco
5 54 (62.07%) AIX
6 53 (60.92%) Microsoft
7 48 (55.17%) Windows
7 48 (55.17%) Linux
8 41 (47.13%) HP
8 41 (47.13%) NetApp
9 38 (43.68%) Juniper
9 38 (43.68%) Red Hat
10 36 (41.38%) CA
10 36 (41.38%) UNIX
10 36 (41.38%) HPUX
11 35 (40.23%) EMC
12 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
13 32 (36.78%) Oracle Database
14 29 (33.33%) SAN
15 28 (32.18%) IBM
16 27 (31.03%) DB2
16 27 (31.03%) Hyper-V
16 27 (31.03%) WebSphere
17 25 (28.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 25 (28.74%) KVM
18 24 (27.59%) Business Continuity
18 24 (27.59%) SUSE
18 24 (27.59%) FlexPod
18 24 (27.59%) Mentoring
19 23 (26.44%) Middleware

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (31.03%) WebSphere
2 23 (26.44%) WebLogic
3 14 (16.09%) SharePoint
4 9 (10.34%) Apache
4 9 (10.34%) Office Communications Server
5 8 (9.20%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.30%) nginx
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 18 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (33.33%) SAN
2 22 (25.29%) Firewall
3 13 (14.94%) Network Security
4 11 (12.64%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (10.34%) VLAN
6 5 (5.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (5.75%) SMS
7 4 (4.60%) NetScaler
8 3 (3.45%) DNS
8 3 (3.45%) LDAP
9 2 (2.30%) DMZ
9 2 (2.30%) VoIP
9 2 (2.30%) WAN
9 2 (2.30%) SSL
9 2 (2.30%) VPN
9 2 (2.30%) OpenVPN
9 2 (2.30%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (1.15%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (1.15%) IMAP
10 1 (1.15%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
2 32 (36.78%) Oracle Database
3 27 (31.03%) DB2
4 22 (25.29%) RDBMS
4 22 (25.29%) Relational Database
4 22 (25.29%) Oracle Exadata
5 12 (13.79%) MySQL
6 5 (5.75%) Ingres
7 4 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Subversion
1 5 (5.75%) Redmine
1 5 (5.75%) Eclipse
1 5 (5.75%) JUnit
2 2 (2.30%) Toad
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (2.30%) Retail
2 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (47.13%) Architect
2 27 (31.03%) Solutions Architect
3 25 (28.74%) Infrastructure Architect
4 22 (25.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 9 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Technical Design Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (5.75%) Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) UNIX Specialist
10 3 (3.45%) Operations Team Leader
10 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
10 3 (3.45%) DBA
10 3 (3.45%) Support Specialist
10 3 (3.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) Middleware
2 22 (25.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 22 (25.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (5.75%) J2EE
3 5 (5.75%) SOAP
3 5 (5.75%) Web Services
3 5 (5.75%) XML
4 3 (3.45%) Java SE
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) FlexPod
2 12 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.79%) Clustering
3 5 (5.75%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.75%) AS400
4 3 (3.45%) Open Source
5 2 (2.30%) Replication
5 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) Derivative
5 2 (2.30%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.15%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.15%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 54 (62.07%) AIX
2 48 (55.17%) Windows
2 48 (55.17%) Linux
3 36 (41.38%) UNIX
3 36 (41.38%) HPUX
4 25 (28.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (27.59%) SUSE
6 22 (25.29%) OS/400
6 22 (25.29%) zOS
7 10 (11.49%) Ubuntu
8 9 (10.34%) CentOS
9 5 (5.75%) VMS
10 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (3.45%) FreeBSD
12 2 (2.30%) OpenBSD
12 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) Business Continuity
1 24 (27.59%) Mentoring
2 22 (25.29%) Coaching
2 22 (25.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 19 (21.84%) Change Management
3 19 (21.84%) ITIL
4 15 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (16.09%) Project Management
6 13 (14.94%) Migration
7 11 (12.64%) Load Balancing
7 11 (12.64%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (11.49%) Incident Management
9 9 (10.34%) Problem Management
9 9 (10.34%) Line Management
10 5 (5.75%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.75%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.75%) Service Management
11 4 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.69%) SQL
2 8 (9.20%) Shell Script
3 6 (6.90%) Perl
4 5 (5.75%) Java
5 4 (4.60%) PHP
5 4 (4.60%) Python
6 2 (2.30%) AWK
6 2 (2.30%) sed
6 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Degree
2 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
2 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
3 10 (11.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (10.34%) CCA
4 9 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (10.34%) CCEA
4 9 (10.34%) MCSD
4 9 (10.34%) MCSE
5 6 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.90%) NCDA
6 5 (5.75%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (5.75%) CCNA
7 3 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (3.45%) Sun Certification
8 2 (2.30%) HND
9 1 (1.15%) CCNP
System Software
1 57 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (31.03%) Hyper-V
3 25 (28.74%) KVM
4 4 (4.60%) NFS
5 3 (3.45%) Sendmail
5 3 (3.45%) Dovecot
6 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.30%) Samba
6 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.30%) Openswan
6 2 (2.30%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (2.30%) OpenSIPS
6 2 (2.30%) Varnish
6 2 (2.30%) Corosync
6 2 (2.30%) Ceph
6 2 (2.30%) iptables
6 2 (2.30%) Postfix
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (25.29%) Tivoli
2 6 (6.90%) Nagios
3 5 (5.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (2.30%) yum
4 2 (2.30%) Puppet
4 2 (2.30%) logstash
4 2 (2.30%) Rsyslog
4 2 (2.30%) Bacula
4 2 (2.30%) Pacemaker
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.30%) Cacti
4 2 (2.30%) Munin
4 2 (2.30%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 66 (75.86%) Oracle
2 58 (66.67%) VMware
3 55 (63.22%) Cisco
4 53 (60.92%) Microsoft
5 41 (47.13%) HP
5 41 (47.13%) NetApp
6 38 (43.68%) Juniper
6 38 (43.68%) Red Hat
7 36 (41.38%) CA
8 35 (40.23%) EMC
9 28 (32.18%) IBM
10 22 (25.29%) Symantec
10 22 (25.29%) BMC
10 22 (25.29%) CheckPoint
10 22 (25.29%) Brocade
11 10 (11.49%) Citrix
12 6 (6.90%) Veritas
12 6 (6.90%) SolarWinds
13 5 (5.75%) Novell
14 2 (2.30%) Percona
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 20,000 - 30,000 + Bens
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Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Atos
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36491 - £42930 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago