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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 197 210 173
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -37
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 52 42 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.59% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.35% 2.38% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38 24 84
Average salary £40,150 £33,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -22.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,933 £27,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £39,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1553 1764 2014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.66% 24.70% 26.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1452 1707
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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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 +7 29 £34,389 -7.68% 1
Lancashire +13 12 £38,750 +13.97%
Cumbria - 8 £63,750 -
Cheshire +2 3 £40,000 -8.04% 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 67 (77.01%) Oracle
2 60 (68.97%) VMware
3 59 (67.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (64.37%) Cisco
5 51 (58.62%) AIX
6 50 (57.47%) Linux
6 50 (57.47%) Microsoft
7 47 (54.02%) Windows
8 42 (48.28%) HP
8 42 (48.28%) NetApp
9 39 (44.83%) Juniper
10 37 (42.53%) HPUX
11 36 (41.38%) CA
11 36 (41.38%) Red Hat
12 35 (40.23%) SQL Server
12 35 (40.23%) EMC
13 34 (39.08%) UNIX
14 33 (37.93%) Oracle Database
15 31 (35.63%) SAN
16 29 (33.33%) IBM
17 27 (31.03%) DB2
17 27 (31.03%) Hyper-V
17 27 (31.03%) WebSphere
18 25 (28.74%) Oracle Exadata
18 25 (28.74%) KVM
18 25 (28.74%) WebLogic
19 24 (27.59%) Business Continuity
19 24 (27.59%) FlexPod
19 24 (27.59%) Mentoring
19 24 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (28.74%) 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%) nginx
6 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 31 (35.63%) SAN
2 20 (22.99%) Firewall
3 14 (16.09%) Network Security
4 12 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (10.34%) VLAN
6 6 (6.90%) DNS
6 6 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (5.75%) NetScaler
7 5 (5.75%) SMS
8 3 (3.45%) DMZ
9 2 (2.30%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (2.30%) OpenVPN
9 2 (2.30%) VoIP
9 2 (2.30%) WAN
9 2 (2.30%) DHCP
9 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.30%) SSL
9 2 (2.30%) LDAP
10 1 (1.15%) Broadband
10 1 (1.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (40.23%) SQL Server
2 33 (37.93%) Oracle Database
3 27 (31.03%) DB2
4 25 (28.74%) Oracle Exadata
5 22 (25.29%) Relational Database
5 22 (25.29%) RDBMS
6 10 (11.49%) MySQL
7 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (5.75%) Ingres
7 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (3.45%) Essbase
9 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) JUnit
1 5 (5.75%) Eclipse
1 5 (5.75%) Subversion
1 5 (5.75%) Redmine
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.30%) Toad
General
1 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.30%) Retail
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 5 (5.75%) DBA
7 5 (5.75%) Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (5.75%) Technical Design Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.29%) WebSphere MQ
1 22 (25.29%) Middleware
2 5 (5.75%) J2EE
2 5 (5.75%) SOAP
2 5 (5.75%) Web Services
2 5 (5.75%) XML
3 3 (3.45%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) FlexPod
2 12 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 10 (11.49%) Clustering
4 5 (5.75%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.75%) AS400
5 2 (2.30%) Replication
5 2 (2.30%) HP Superdome
5 2 (2.30%) Open Source
6 1 (1.15%) LIMS
6 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.15%) Derivative
6 1 (1.15%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 51 (58.62%) AIX
2 50 (57.47%) Linux
3 47 (54.02%) Windows
4 37 (42.53%) HPUX
5 34 (39.08%) UNIX
6 24 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (26.44%) SUSE
8 22 (25.29%) OS/400
8 22 (25.29%) zOS
9 9 (10.34%) Ubuntu
10 8 (9.20%) CentOS
11 5 (5.75%) VMS
12 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (3.45%) FreeBSD
13 2 (2.30%) OpenBSD
13 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
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 20 (22.99%) ITIL
3 20 (22.99%) Change Management
4 18 (20.69%) Migration
5 15 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (16.09%) Project Management
7 11 (12.64%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (12.64%) Load Balancing
8 9 (10.34%) Problem Management
8 9 (10.34%) Incident Management
8 9 (10.34%) Line Management
9 6 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.75%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.75%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.75%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.75%) Service Management
11 4 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.14%) SQL
2 8 (9.20%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.75%) Java
3 5 (5.75%) Perl
3 5 (5.75%) PHP
4 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.45%) Python
5 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.15%) sed
6 1 (1.15%) AWK
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) SC Cleared
1 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.79%) Degree
2 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (12.64%) MCSE
4 10 (11.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (10.34%) MCSD
5 9 (10.34%) CCA
5 9 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (10.34%) CCEA
6 8 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (8.05%) CCNA
8 6 (6.90%) NCDA
9 5 (5.75%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (3.45%) Sun Certification
11 2 (2.30%) MCP
12 1 (1.15%) CCNP
System Software
1 59 (67.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (31.03%) Hyper-V
3 25 (28.74%) KVM
4 3 (3.45%) Dovecot
4 3 (3.45%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.30%) Varnish
5 2 (2.30%) Postfix
5 2 (2.30%) NFS
5 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.30%) Samba
5 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.30%) Ceph
5 2 (2.30%) iptables
5 2 (2.30%) Openswan
5 2 (2.30%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (2.30%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (2.30%) Corosync
6 1 (1.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (25.29%) Tivoli
2 6 (6.90%) Nagios
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (5.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.30%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.30%) Cacti
5 2 (2.30%) Munin
5 2 (2.30%) yum
5 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (2.30%) logstash
5 2 (2.30%) Rsyslog
5 2 (2.30%) Bacula
5 2 (2.30%) Pacemaker
6 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (77.01%) Oracle
2 60 (68.97%) VMware
3 56 (64.37%) Cisco
4 50 (57.47%) Microsoft
5 42 (48.28%) HP
5 42 (48.28%) NetApp
6 39 (44.83%) Juniper
7 36 (41.38%) CA
7 36 (41.38%) Red Hat
8 35 (40.23%) EMC
9 29 (33.33%) IBM
10 22 (25.29%) CheckPoint
10 22 (25.29%) Symantec
10 22 (25.29%) BMC
10 22 (25.29%) Brocade
11 10 (11.49%) Citrix
12 6 (6.90%) SolarWinds
13 5 (5.75%) Veritas
13 5 (5.75%) Novell
14 3 (3.45%) Hyperion
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