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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 195 231 228
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -3
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 50 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.42% 0.90% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 20
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,800 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £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
1463 1768 1950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.75% 25.10% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1197 1480 1683
Average salary £34,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +26 29 £36,250 -19.44% 6
Lancashire - 8 £25,000 -
Cheshire -5 5 £40,000 -
Cumbria - 5 £32,500 - 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 77 (74.04%) Oracle
2 68 (65.38%) VMware
3 66 (63.46%) AIX
3 66 (63.46%) Microsoft
4 64 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 63 (60.58%) Linux
6 58 (55.77%) Windows
7 56 (53.85%) Cisco
8 51 (49.04%) UNIX
9 46 (44.23%) HP
10 43 (41.35%) Juniper
11 42 (40.38%) Data Centre
12 40 (38.46%) NetApp
12 40 (38.46%) Red Hat
12 40 (38.46%) HPUX
13 39 (37.50%) SQL Server
14 37 (35.58%) CA
14 37 (35.58%) Oracle Database
15 36 (34.62%) EMC
15 36 (34.62%) IBM
16 33 (31.73%) WebLogic
17 32 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 30 (28.85%) SAN
19 29 (27.88%) Firewall
19 29 (27.88%) SUSE
20 28 (26.92%) WebSphere
20 28 (26.92%) Middleware
20 28 (26.92%) DB2
21 27 (25.96%) SQL
22 26 (25.00%) RDBMS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 33 (31.73%) WebLogic
2 28 (26.92%) WebSphere
3 17 (16.35%) Apache
4 14 (13.46%) SharePoint
5 9 (8.65%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (7.69%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 6 (5.77%) IIS
7 6 (5.77%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.92%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.92%) nginx
10 1 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.96%) Mule
10 1 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.96%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (24.04%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.12%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.85%) SAN
2 29 (27.88%) Firewall
3 12 (11.54%) Network Security
3 12 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (8.65%) VLAN
5 5 (4.81%) SMS
6 3 (2.88%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.88%) DNS
6 3 (2.88%) Internet
6 3 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.92%) VPN
7 2 (1.92%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (1.92%) OpenVPN
7 2 (1.92%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.92%) SSL
7 2 (1.92%) SNMP
7 2 (1.92%) VoIP
7 2 (1.92%) LDAP
8 1 (0.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 37 (35.58%) Oracle Database
3 28 (26.92%) DB2
4 26 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 26 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 23 (22.12%) Oracle Exadata
6 13 (12.50%) MySQL
7 10 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (6.73%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (4.81%) Ingres
11 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (3.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 3 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Eclipse
1 3 (2.88%) Subversion
1 3 (2.88%) JUnit
1 3 (2.88%) Redmine
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.96%) Hudson
3 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (6.73%) Retail
2 6 (5.77%) Banking
3 5 (4.81%) Finance
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (39.42%) Architect
2 28 (26.92%) Solutions Architect
3 25 (24.04%) Infrastructure Architect
4 23 (22.12%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 12 (11.54%) Administrator
5 12 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) DBA
6 9 (8.65%) Oracle DBA
7 8 (7.69%) Technical Architect
8 7 (6.73%) UNIX Specialist
9 6 (5.77%) Support Specialist
9 6 (5.77%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (5.77%) UNIX Support
10 5 (4.81%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Technical Design Architect
10 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 4 (3.85%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 4 (3.85%) Systems Manager
11 4 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.92%) Middleware
2 23 (22.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 23 (22.12%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (3.85%) J2EE
3 4 (3.85%) SOAP
3 4 (3.85%) Web Services
3 4 (3.85%) XML
4 3 (2.88%) LAMP
4 3 (2.88%) Java SE
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (0.96%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.96%) XSD
5 1 (0.96%) XSLT
5 1 (0.96%) JMS
5 1 (0.96%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (40.38%) Data Centre
2 24 (23.08%) FlexPod
3 18 (17.31%) Clustering
4 12 (11.54%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.81%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.81%) AS400
5 5 (4.81%) Derivative
6 3 (2.88%) HACMP
7 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.92%) Replication
7 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.92%) HP Superdome
7 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 66 (63.46%) AIX
2 63 (60.58%) Linux
3 58 (55.77%) Windows
4 51 (49.04%) UNIX
5 40 (38.46%) HPUX
6 32 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (27.88%) SUSE
8 23 (22.12%) OS/400
8 23 (22.12%) zOS
9 8 (7.69%) Ubuntu
9 8 (7.69%) CentOS
10 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (4.81%) VMS
13 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.92%) Tru64
14 2 (1.92%) OpenBSD
14 2 (1.92%) FreeBSD
14 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.04%) Business Continuity
2 23 (22.12%) Infrastructure Management
2 23 (22.12%) Mentoring
2 23 (22.12%) Coaching
2 23 (22.12%) Converged Infrastructure
3 21 (20.19%) Change Management
4 17 (16.35%) ITIL
5 14 (13.46%) Project Management
6 12 (11.54%) Load Balancing
6 12 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (10.58%) Migration
8 10 (9.62%) Incident Management
8 10 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (8.65%) Problem Management
9 9 (8.65%) Line Management
10 8 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (6.73%) Asset Management
12 6 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (4.81%) Open Source
13 5 (4.81%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.96%) SQL
2 11 (10.58%) Perl
3 7 (6.73%) PHP
3 7 (6.73%) Python
4 5 (4.81%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.81%) AWK
4 5 (4.81%) Java
4 5 (4.81%) sed
5 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.92%) C#
7 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) SC Cleared
1 18 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.42%) Degree
3 10 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (8.65%) MCSD
4 9 (8.65%) MCSE
4 9 (8.65%) CCA
4 9 (8.65%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (8.65%) CCEA
5 6 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.77%) NCDA
6 5 (4.81%) CCNA
6 5 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (2.88%) Sun Certification
9 2 (1.92%) HND
10 1 (0.96%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 25 (24.04%) KVM
4 12 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (6.73%) NFS
5 7 (6.73%) Samba
6 3 (2.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.92%) vSphere
7 2 (1.92%) Varnish
7 2 (1.92%) Dovecot
7 2 (1.92%) Openswan
7 2 (1.92%) SpamAssassin
7 2 (1.92%) OpenSIPS
7 2 (1.92%) Corosync
7 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.92%) Postfix
7 2 (1.92%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.92%) XenApp
7 2 (1.92%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 26 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 11 (10.58%) Data Guard
3 8 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (5.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (5.77%) Nagios
5 5 (4.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.92%) Cacti
6 2 (1.92%) Munin
6 2 (1.92%) yum
6 2 (1.92%) Puppet
6 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.92%) logstash
6 2 (1.92%) Rsyslog
6 2 (1.92%) Bacula
6 2 (1.92%) Pacemaker
7 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 77 (74.04%) Oracle
2 68 (65.38%) VMware
3 66 (63.46%) Microsoft
4 56 (53.85%) Cisco
5 46 (44.23%) HP
6 43 (41.35%) Juniper
7 40 (38.46%) NetApp
7 40 (38.46%) Red Hat
8 37 (35.58%) CA
9 36 (34.62%) EMC
9 36 (34.62%) IBM
10 26 (25.00%) BMC
11 25 (24.04%) CheckPoint
12 23 (22.12%) Brocade
12 23 (22.12%) Symantec
13 13 (12.50%) Citrix
14 11 (10.58%) Sun
15 9 (8.65%) Veritas
16 6 (5.77%) SolarWinds
17 5 (4.81%) Novell
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