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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 222 217 195
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 13 51 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.74% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.95% 2.88% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 40
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,889 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £54,250 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
1362 1773 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.62% 25.63% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1548 1455
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -12 6 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Cumbria - 5 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire +25 2 £50,000 -27.00% 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 64 (81.01%) Linux
2 54 (68.35%) Unix
3 48 (60.76%) Windows
3 48 (60.76%) AIX
4 45 (56.96%) Oracle
5 36 (45.57%) Microsoft
6 34 (43.04%) VMware
7 33 (41.77%) Red Hat
7 33 (41.77%) SQL Server
8 30 (37.97%) SAN
9 27 (34.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (34.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (32.91%) Security Cleared
10 26 (32.91%) SC Cleared
11 25 (31.65%) Oracle Database
12 24 (30.38%) EMC
13 23 (29.11%) IBM
13 23 (29.11%) WebLogic
14 21 (26.58%) SQL
14 21 (26.58%) Data Centre
14 21 (26.58%) Brocade
14 21 (26.58%) VCE vBlock
15 20 (25.32%) Change Management
16 18 (22.78%) HP
17 17 (21.52%) Finance
17 17 (21.52%) SUSE
18 16 (20.25%) Oracle RMAN
18 16 (20.25%) Middleware
18 16 (20.25%) Sun
18 16 (20.25%) Cisco

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 23 (29.11%) WebLogic
2 14 (17.72%) WebSphere
3 9 (11.39%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.06%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.06%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.27%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) IBM PureFlex
2 4 (5.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (37.97%) SAN
2 13 (16.46%) NAS
2 13 (16.46%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.13%) Ethernet
3 8 (10.13%) SSH
4 7 (8.86%) HTTP
5 4 (5.06%) Broadband
5 4 (5.06%) DNS
5 4 (5.06%) LDAP
6 3 (3.80%) Firewall
6 3 (3.80%) Internet
6 3 (3.80%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.53%) WAN
8 1 (1.27%) LAN
8 1 (1.27%) VoIP
8 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.77%) SQL Server
2 25 (31.65%) Oracle Database
3 15 (18.99%) DB2
4 14 (17.72%) Oracle Exadata
4 14 (17.72%) RDBMS
4 14 (17.72%) Relational Database
5 11 (13.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (11.39%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 9 (11.39%) Oracle9i Database
6 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (5.06%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.27%) Big Data
9 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (26.58%) Administrator
2 19 (24.05%) Architect
3 15 (18.99%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (17.72%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 14 (17.72%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (13.92%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (11.39%) DBA
6 9 (11.39%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (11.39%) SQL DBA
7 7 (8.86%) Consultant
7 7 (8.86%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Storage Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Unix Consultant
8 6 (7.59%) Unix Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Technical Architect
10 4 (5.06%) Unix Support
10 4 (5.06%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) Middleware
2 14 (17.72%) IBM Integration Bus
2 14 (17.72%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) J2EE
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Data Centre
1 21 (26.58%) VCE vBlock
2 14 (17.72%) FlexPod
3 13 (16.46%) Clustering
4 6 (7.59%) Celerra
4 6 (7.59%) CLARiiON
4 6 (7.59%) EMC VNX
5 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.80%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (3.80%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 64 (81.01%) Linux
2 54 (68.35%) Unix
3 48 (60.76%) AIX
3 48 (60.76%) Windows
4 27 (34.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (21.52%) SUSE
6 16 (20.25%) HPUX
7 14 (17.72%) OS/400
7 14 (17.72%) zOS
8 6 (7.59%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.27%) Android
9 1 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) Change Management
2 16 (20.25%) Mentoring
3 15 (18.99%) Business Continuity
4 14 (17.72%) Coaching
4 14 (17.72%) Converged Infrastructure
4 14 (17.72%) Infrastructure Management
5 12 (15.19%) High Availability
6 10 (12.66%) Change Control
6 10 (12.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (10.13%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.86%) ITIL
9 5 (6.33%) Load Balancing
9 5 (6.33%) Migration
10 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (5.06%) Information Security
10 4 (5.06%) Kernel Tuning
10 4 (5.06%) Security Hardening
10 4 (5.06%) Service Management
10 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.06%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.06%) C++
4 3 (3.80%) C#
4 3 (3.80%) Perl
4 3 (3.80%) Python
5 1 (1.27%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (32.91%) SC Cleared
1 26 (32.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) Degree
3 5 (6.33%) MCSE
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.06%) MCSD
4 4 (5.06%) RHCSA
4 4 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.80%) CISSP
5 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) GCIA
5 3 (3.80%) GCIH
5 3 (3.80%) SANS
6 1 (1.27%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.27%) CCNA
6 1 (1.27%) CCNP
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (34.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (20.25%) Hyper-V
3 14 (17.72%) KVM
4 9 (11.39%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (8.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
7 3 (3.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (3.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (3.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (20.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (17.72%) Tivoli
3 9 (11.39%) Data Guard
3 9 (11.39%) NetBackup
4 7 (8.86%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (5.06%) Puppet
5 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 45 (56.96%) Oracle
2 36 (45.57%) Microsoft
3 34 (43.04%) VMware
4 33 (41.77%) Red Hat
5 24 (30.38%) EMC
6 23 (29.11%) IBM
7 21 (26.58%) Brocade
8 18 (22.78%) HP
9 16 (20.25%) Cisco
9 16 (20.25%) Sun
10 14 (17.72%) BMC
10 14 (17.72%) CA
10 14 (17.72%) CheckPoint
10 14 (17.72%) Juniper
10 14 (17.72%) NetApp
10 14 (17.72%) Symantec
11 6 (7.59%) Citrix
12 4 (5.06%) Hitachi
12 4 (5.06%) SAP
13 3 (3.80%) Veritas
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