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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 190 217 222
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +5
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 64 40 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.95% 0.55% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.02% 2.31% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 16
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% -11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,725 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £52,800 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
1592 1730 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.67% 23.57% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1283 1405 1518
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +16 39 £42,500 - 1
Cumbria +6 14 £32,500 -48.00% 2
Lancashire - 5 £25,000 - 2
Cheshire 0 3 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (78.13%) Linux
2 74 (77.08%) AIX
3 69 (71.88%) Oracle
4 67 (69.79%) Windows
5 62 (64.58%) Microsoft
6 56 (58.33%) UNIX
7 52 (54.17%) VMware
8 49 (51.04%) Oracle Database
9 47 (48.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 46 (47.92%) SQL Server
10 46 (47.92%) IBM
11 45 (46.88%) HP
12 44 (45.83%) WebLogic
13 37 (38.54%) Cisco
14 36 (37.50%) HPUX
14 36 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 35 (36.46%) Red Hat
16 34 (35.42%) EMC
17 33 (34.38%) SAN
17 33 (34.38%) Middleware
18 32 (33.33%) SUSE
19 29 (30.21%) Tivoli
19 29 (30.21%) BMC
19 29 (30.21%) Juniper
19 29 (30.21%) SQL
20 28 (29.17%) Business Continuity
20 28 (29.17%) Data Centre
21 27 (28.13%) Relational Database
21 27 (28.13%) RDBMS
22 26 (27.08%) CheckPoint

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 44 (45.83%) WebLogic
2 25 (26.04%) WebSphere
3 15 (15.63%) Oracle Application Server
4 11 (11.46%) Apache
5 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.25%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 6 (6.25%) IIS
6 6 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (2.08%) CMS
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.08%) Mule
9 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 24 (25.00%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (34.38%) SAN
2 11 (11.46%) Firewall
3 6 (6.25%) VLAN
4 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.17%) NAS
5 3 (3.13%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.13%) HTTP
5 3 (3.13%) Internet
5 3 (3.13%) DNS
6 2 (2.08%) DHCP
6 2 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.08%) SNMP
6 2 (2.08%) VPN
6 2 (2.08%) LDAP
6 2 (2.08%) Broadband
7 1 (1.04%) SMS
7 1 (1.04%) VoIP
7 1 (1.04%) WAN
7 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (51.04%) Oracle Database
2 46 (47.92%) SQL Server
3 27 (28.13%) RDBMS
3 27 (28.13%) Relational Database
4 25 (26.04%) DB2
5 24 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
6 21 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (17.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
9 13 (13.54%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 11 (11.46%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (8.33%) MySQL
12 4 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (1.04%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.08%) Hudson
2 2 (2.08%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (11.46%) Retail
2 10 (10.42%) Banking
3 9 (9.38%) Finance
4 2 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Architect
2 25 (26.04%) Solutions Architect
3 24 (25.00%) Administrator
3 24 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 24 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 18 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
4 18 (18.75%) DBA
5 13 (13.54%) SQL DBA
6 10 (10.42%) UNIX Support
7 9 (9.38%) UNIX Specialist
8 8 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (7.29%) Support Specialist
10 6 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Technical Architect
11 5 (5.21%) Junior
11 5 (5.21%) Junior DBA
11 5 (5.21%) AIX Administrator
11 5 (5.21%) Support Engineer
11 5 (5.21%) Junior Oracle DBA
11 5 (5.21%) Senior UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.38%) Middleware
2 24 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 24 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (3.13%) LAMP
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (2.08%) WebCenter
5 2 (2.08%) J2EE
5 2 (2.08%) SOAP
5 2 (2.08%) Web Services
5 2 (2.08%) XML
5 2 (2.08%) XSD
5 2 (2.08%) XSLT
5 2 (2.08%) JMS
5 2 (2.08%) WSDL
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 26 (27.08%) Clustering
3 24 (25.00%) FlexPod
4 6 (6.25%) Derivative
5 5 (5.21%) HACMP
6 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.08%) HP Superdome
7 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.04%) AS400
8 1 (1.04%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 75 (78.13%) Linux
2 74 (77.08%) AIX
3 67 (69.79%) Windows
4 56 (58.33%) UNIX
5 36 (37.50%) HPUX
5 36 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (33.33%) SUSE
7 24 (25.00%) OS/400
7 24 (25.00%) zOS
8 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.08%) Tru64
10 2 (2.08%) CentOS
10 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.04%) Android
11 1 (1.04%) Debian
11 1 (1.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.17%) Business Continuity
2 25 (26.04%) Mentoring
3 24 (25.00%) Coaching
3 24 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 24 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 18 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (15.63%) Change Management
6 12 (12.50%) Change Control
7 10 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (10.42%) Asset Management
8 9 (9.38%) Release Management
8 9 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (7.29%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.29%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (7.29%) Patch Management
10 6 (6.25%) Open Source
10 6 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.25%) Migration
10 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.21%) SQL
2 12 (12.50%) Perl
3 6 (6.25%) Python
3 6 (6.25%) AWK
3 6 (6.25%) sed
4 5 (5.21%) PHP
5 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.13%) Java
6 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.08%) C
6 2 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (27.08%) SC Cleared
1 26 (27.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.29%) MCSE
3 6 (6.25%) MCSD
3 6 (6.25%) CCA
3 6 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (6.25%) CCEA
3 6 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.17%) Degree
5 2 (2.08%) HND
6 1 (1.04%) CCNP
6 1 (1.04%) CCNA
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.04%) MCP
6 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (48.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (26.04%) Hyper-V
3 24 (25.00%) KVM
4 23 (23.96%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (9.38%) Samba
6 7 (7.29%) NFS
7 6 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
9 3 (3.13%) vSphere
10 2 (2.08%) XenApp
11 1 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 29 (30.21%) Tivoli
2 22 (22.92%) Data Guard
3 17 (17.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (9.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.08%) WSUS
5 2 (2.08%) SCCM
5 2 (2.08%) Puppet
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.04%) SCOM
6 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.04%) Netcool
Vendors
1 69 (71.88%) Oracle
2 62 (64.58%) Microsoft
3 52 (54.17%) VMware
4 46 (47.92%) IBM
5 45 (46.88%) HP
6 37 (38.54%) Cisco
7 35 (36.46%) Red Hat
8 34 (35.42%) EMC
9 29 (30.21%) Juniper
9 29 (30.21%) BMC
10 26 (27.08%) CheckPoint
11 25 (26.04%) Sun
12 24 (25.00%) CA
12 24 (25.00%) NetApp
12 24 (25.00%) Symantec
12 24 (25.00%) Brocade
13 12 (12.50%) Citrix
14 8 (8.33%) Veritas
15 5 (5.21%) Retek
16 2 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
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