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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 213 204 204
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 47 40 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.59% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.89% 2.31% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 36
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +14.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1629 1730 1834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.06% 25.47% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1499 1568
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 September 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 23 September 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
(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 +8 28 £42,500 -38.18% 3
Cheshire -17 10 £25,000 -16.66% 3
Cumbria - 6 £62,500 -
Merseyside -13 2 £33,313 -19.72%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 49 (75.38%) Linux
2 44 (67.69%) UNIX
3 38 (58.46%) Windows
4 27 (41.54%) VMware
5 25 (38.46%) Oracle
6 24 (36.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (33.85%) AIX
8 21 (32.31%) Red Hat
9 19 (29.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
10 17 (26.15%) Oracle Database
11 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
11 16 (24.62%) EMC
11 16 (24.62%) SAN
12 15 (23.08%) Citrix
13 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
14 13 (20.00%) LAN
14 13 (20.00%) WAN
14 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (20.00%) Migration
15 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (18.46%) NetApp
15 12 (18.46%) Shell Script
15 12 (18.46%) HP
15 12 (18.46%) IBM
16 11 (16.92%) Cisco
16 11 (16.92%) HPUX
17 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
17 10 (15.38%) Middleware
17 10 (15.38%) Juniper

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (13.85%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.77%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.23%) Apache
3 6 (9.23%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) Jetty
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.62%) SAN
2 13 (20.00%) LAN
2 13 (20.00%) WAN
3 8 (12.31%) VPN
4 5 (7.69%) Firewall
5 4 (6.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (6.15%) VLAN
5 4 (6.15%) Network Security
5 4 (6.15%) MPLS
5 4 (6.15%) NAS
5 4 (6.15%) FTP
6 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.54%) TACACS
7 1 (1.54%) SNMP
7 1 (1.54%) DHCP
7 1 (1.54%) DNS
7 1 (1.54%) SSL
7 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) Oracle Database
2 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
3 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (9.23%) MySQL
4 6 (9.23%) DB2
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.54%) Ingres
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.08%) Subversion
2 2 (3.08%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) Maven
3 1 (1.54%) Log4j
3 1 (1.54%) Ant
3 1 (1.54%) JUnit
3 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Architect
2 11 (16.92%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (15.38%) Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Administrator
5 8 (12.31%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) DBA
8 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (6.15%) VMWare Administrator
9 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Server Administrator
9 4 (6.15%) Solaris Administrator
9 4 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Technical Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Consultant
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) Middleware
2 6 (9.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.08%) SOAP
3 2 (3.08%) XML
3 2 (3.08%) XSLT
3 2 (3.08%) HTML
3 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 2 (3.08%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) JDBC
4 1 (1.54%) JSP
4 1 (1.54%) Servlets
4 1 (1.54%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.54%) LAMP
4 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.54%) Spring
4 1 (1.54%) Ajax
4 1 (1.54%) JSTL
4 1 (1.54%) Dojo
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) FlexPod
2 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) HACMP
4 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.54%) GIS
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Tandem
4 1 (1.54%) HP Superdome
4 1 (1.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 49 (75.38%) Linux
2 44 (67.69%) UNIX
3 38 (58.46%) Windows
4 22 (33.85%) AIX
5 19 (29.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (16.92%) HPUX
9 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (12.31%) SUSE
11 6 (9.23%) OS/400
11 6 (9.23%) zOS
12 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
12 2 (3.08%) CentOS
12 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.54%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Migration
2 9 (13.85%) Service Delivery
2 9 (13.85%) ITIL
2 9 (13.85%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (12.31%) Business Continuity
4 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
4 7 (10.77%) Coaching
5 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.69%) Change Management
7 4 (6.15%) Identity Management
7 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.15%) Content Management
7 4 (6.15%) Network Design
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.62%) Service Management
8 3 (4.62%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.46%) Shell Script
2 7 (10.77%) Perl
3 6 (9.23%) SQL
4 4 (6.15%) Python
4 4 (6.15%) Java
5 2 (3.08%) C++
5 2 (3.08%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.54%) AWK
6 1 (1.54%) VB6
6 1 (1.54%) Korn
6 1 (1.54%) XPath
6 1 (1.54%) VB
6 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.77%) MCSD
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.23%) CCA
3 6 (9.23%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (9.23%) CCEA
3 6 (9.23%) MCSE
3 6 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.08%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) ISEB
5 1 (1.54%) CISSP
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) GCIA
5 1 (1.54%) GCIH
5 1 (1.54%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (12.31%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (36.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
3 8 (12.31%) MetaFrame
3 8 (12.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (12.31%) KVM
3 8 (12.31%) XenApp
4 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.08%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.54%) Samba
6 1 (1.54%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.54%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.54%) vSphere
6 1 (1.54%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.08%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Legato
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) VMware
2 25 (38.46%) Oracle
3 21 (32.31%) Red Hat
4 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
5 16 (24.62%) EMC
6 15 (23.08%) Citrix
7 12 (18.46%) NetApp
7 12 (18.46%) HP
7 12 (18.46%) IBM
8 11 (16.92%) Cisco
9 10 (15.38%) Juniper
10 9 (13.85%) Symantec
11 8 (12.31%) AppSense
11 8 (12.31%) Sun
12 7 (10.77%) CA
13 6 (9.23%) CheckPoint
13 6 (9.23%) BMC
13 6 (9.23%) Brocade
14 4 (6.15%) Axway
14 4 (6.15%) Blue Coat
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