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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 195 185 158
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -27
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 56 58 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.81% 0.89% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.22% 3.56% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 104
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,778 £28,500 £32,620
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £39,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,164 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -4.08%
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
1740 1630 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.01% 25.01% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1394 1664
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +8 40 £37,500 -3.84% 4
Lancashire +6 9 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Cheshire -15 5 £68,500 +75.64% 2
Cumbria - 2 £62,500 - 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (73.33%) Oracle
2 62 (68.89%) VMware
3 61 (67.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (55.56%) Linux
5 48 (53.33%) Windows
5 48 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 48 (53.33%) Cisco
6 45 (50.00%) NetApp
7 43 (47.78%) AIX
8 39 (43.33%) Juniper
9 38 (42.22%) Oracle Database
10 35 (38.89%) CA
10 35 (38.89%) HP
10 35 (38.89%) UNIX
11 33 (36.67%) Red Hat
12 31 (34.44%) HPUX
13 28 (31.11%) SQL Server
14 26 (28.89%) EMC
14 26 (28.89%) IBM
14 26 (28.89%) SAN
14 26 (28.89%) Hyper-V
15 25 (27.78%) Oracle Exadata
15 25 (27.78%) WebLogic
16 24 (26.67%) DB2
16 24 (26.67%) KVM
16 24 (26.67%) WebSphere
17 23 (25.56%) FlexPod
17 23 (25.56%) Mentoring
18 22 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 21 (23.33%) Brocade

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (27.78%) WebLogic
2 24 (26.67%) WebSphere
3 11 (12.22%) SharePoint
4 8 (8.89%) Office Communications Server
5 7 (7.78%) Apache
6 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 2 (2.22%) nginx
6 2 (2.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.89%) SAN
2 21 (23.33%) Firewall
3 15 (16.67%) Network Security
4 12 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (6.67%) DNS
6 5 (5.56%) VLAN
6 5 (5.56%) NetScaler
7 4 (4.44%) NAS
8 3 (3.33%) DMZ
8 3 (3.33%) WAN
8 3 (3.33%) SMS
9 2 (2.22%) VoIP
9 2 (2.22%) DHCP
9 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.22%) SSL
9 2 (2.22%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (2.22%) OpenVPN
9 2 (2.22%) LAN
10 1 (1.11%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (42.22%) Oracle Database
2 28 (31.11%) SQL Server
3 25 (27.78%) Oracle Exadata
4 24 (26.67%) DB2
5 21 (23.33%) RDBMS
5 21 (23.33%) Relational Database
6 9 (10.00%) MySQL
7 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (4.44%) Essbase
9 3 (3.33%) Ingres
10 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) JUnit
1 5 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 5 (5.56%) Subversion
1 5 (5.56%) Redmine
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.22%) Toad
General
1 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) Architect
2 29 (32.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 24 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
4 21 (23.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 11 (12.22%) DBA
5 11 (12.22%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (4.44%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 4 (4.44%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Server Administrator
9 4 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 21 (23.33%) Middleware
2 5 (5.56%) J2EE
2 5 (5.56%) SOAP
2 5 (5.56%) Web Services
2 5 (5.56%) XML
3 3 (3.33%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.56%) FlexPod
2 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.89%) Clustering
4 3 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.33%) AS400
5 2 (2.22%) Replication
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.11%) Open Source
6 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.11%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 50 (55.56%) Linux
2 48 (53.33%) Windows
3 43 (47.78%) AIX
4 35 (38.89%) UNIX
5 31 (34.44%) HPUX
6 22 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (23.33%) OS/400
7 21 (23.33%) zOS
7 21 (23.33%) SUSE
8 8 (8.89%) Ubuntu
9 7 (7.78%) CentOS
10 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (3.33%) FreeBSD
10 3 (3.33%) VMS
11 2 (2.22%) OpenBSD
11 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.56%) Mentoring
2 21 (23.33%) Coaching
2 21 (23.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 21 (23.33%) Business Continuity
3 20 (22.22%) ITIL
3 20 (22.22%) Change Management
4 18 (20.00%) Migration
5 14 (15.56%) Project Management
5 14 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (10.00%) Line Management
6 9 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 9 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 7 (7.78%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (7.78%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (4.44%) SOA
11 3 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) SQL
2 6 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.56%) Java
4 4 (4.44%) PHP
4 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.22%) Perl
5 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Degree
2 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
2 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (11.11%) MCSE
4 9 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (8.89%) MCSD
5 8 (8.89%) CCA
5 8 (8.89%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (8.89%) CCEA
5 8 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (7.78%) CCNA
7 6 (6.67%) NCDA
8 5 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (3.33%) Sun Certification
9 3 (3.33%) VCP4
10 2 (2.22%) MCP
11 1 (1.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) SLA
1 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (67.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (28.89%) Hyper-V
3 24 (26.67%) KVM
4 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (3.33%) Sendmail
5 3 (3.33%) Dovecot
6 2 (2.22%) Ceph
6 2 (2.22%) Openswan
6 2 (2.22%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (2.22%) OpenSIPS
6 2 (2.22%) Corosync
6 2 (2.22%) Varnish
6 2 (2.22%) Postfix
6 2 (2.22%) NFS
6 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (23.33%) Tivoli
2 6 (6.67%) Nagios
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.22%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.22%) Cacti
5 2 (2.22%) Munin
5 2 (2.22%) yum
5 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (2.22%) logstash
5 2 (2.22%) Rsyslog
5 2 (2.22%) Bacula
Vendors
1 66 (73.33%) Oracle
2 62 (68.89%) VMware
3 48 (53.33%) Cisco
3 48 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 45 (50.00%) NetApp
5 39 (43.33%) Juniper
6 35 (38.89%) CA
6 35 (38.89%) HP
7 33 (36.67%) Red Hat
8 26 (28.89%) EMC
8 26 (28.89%) IBM
9 21 (23.33%) CheckPoint
9 21 (23.33%) Symantec
9 21 (23.33%) BMC
9 21 (23.33%) Brocade
10 9 (10.00%) Citrix
11 6 (6.67%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.44%) Hyperion
13 3 (3.33%) Novell
13 3 (3.33%) Dell
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lavastorm Analytics
Posted: 19 days ago