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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 184 220 230
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +10
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 56 29 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 0.41% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% 1.66% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 13
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,813 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.27%
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
1513 1744 1852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.15% 24.50% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1447 1596
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,250 £23,500
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 29 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 29 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
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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 +26 34 £36,250 -4.00% 2
Cumbria - 8 £27,500 - 1
Lancashire - 8 £25,000 -
Cheshire 0 3 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 74 (74.75%) Oracle
2 71 (71.72%) AIX
3 70 (70.71%) Linux
4 62 (62.63%) Microsoft
5 61 (61.62%) Windows
6 59 (59.60%) VMware
7 55 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 55 (55.56%) UNIX
8 47 (47.47%) Cisco
8 47 (47.47%) HP
9 43 (43.43%) Oracle Database
10 42 (42.42%) IBM
10 42 (42.42%) SQL Server
11 40 (40.40%) Red Hat
12 38 (38.38%) WebLogic
12 38 (38.38%) HPUX
13 37 (37.37%) EMC
14 35 (35.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 33 (33.33%) Juniper
16 32 (32.32%) SQL
16 32 (32.32%) Data Centre
17 31 (31.31%) SAN
17 31 (31.31%) Middleware
18 30 (30.30%) NetApp
18 30 (30.30%) SUSE
19 28 (28.28%) BMC
19 28 (28.28%) CA
19 28 (28.28%) Tivoli
20 27 (27.27%) DB2
20 27 (27.27%) Business Continuity

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 38 (38.38%) WebLogic
2 27 (27.27%) WebSphere
3 15 (15.15%) Apache
4 12 (12.12%) SharePoint
5 10 (10.10%) Oracle Application Server
6 8 (8.08%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (8.08%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 6 (6.06%) IIS
8 4 (4.04%) MS Exchange
9 2 (2.02%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (2.02%) CMS
9 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.02%) Mule
9 2 (2.02%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.01%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (17.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.23%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.31%) SAN
2 19 (19.19%) Firewall
3 8 (8.08%) VLAN
4 4 (4.04%) DNS
4 4 (4.04%) SMS
5 3 (3.03%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.03%) Internet
5 3 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.02%) NAS
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.02%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (2.02%) Network Security
6 2 (2.02%) SNMP
6 2 (2.02%) DHCP
6 2 (2.02%) VPN
6 2 (2.02%) LDAP
7 1 (1.01%) LAN
7 1 (1.01%) VoIP
7 1 (1.01%) WAN
7 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (43.43%) Oracle Database
2 42 (42.42%) SQL Server
3 27 (27.27%) DB2
4 26 (26.26%) RDBMS
4 26 (26.26%) Relational Database
5 23 (23.23%) Oracle Exadata
6 15 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (12.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (12.12%) MySQL
8 11 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
9 8 (8.08%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (4.04%) Ingres
13 3 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.02%) Hudson
2 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.01%) JUnit
3 1 (1.01%) Redmine
3 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.11%) Retail
2 10 (10.10%) Banking
3 6 (6.06%) Finance
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (38.38%) Architect
2 27 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 23 (23.23%) Infrastructure Architect
3 23 (23.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 18 (18.18%) Administrator
5 13 (13.13%) DBA
5 13 (13.13%) Oracle DBA
6 11 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (9.09%) UNIX Specialist
7 9 (9.09%) UNIX Support
8 8 (8.08%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (8.08%) Technical Architect
8 8 (8.08%) Support Specialist
8 8 (8.08%) SQL DBA
9 6 (6.06%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) AIX Administrator
10 5 (5.05%) Technical Design Architect
10 5 (5.05%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 5 (5.05%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.31%) Middleware
2 23 (23.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 23 (23.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (3.03%) LAMP
4 3 (3.03%) J2EE
4 3 (3.03%) SOAP
4 3 (3.03%) Web Services
4 3 (3.03%) XML
5 2 (2.02%) XSD
5 2 (2.02%) XSLT
5 2 (2.02%) JMS
5 2 (2.02%) WSDL
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (2.02%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.01%) Java SE
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.32%) Data Centre
2 24 (24.24%) FlexPod
3 23 (23.23%) Clustering
4 6 (6.06%) Derivative
5 5 (5.05%) HACMP
6 4 (4.04%) Mainframe
6 4 (4.04%) AS400
7 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.02%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.02%) HP Superdome
7 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.02%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 71 (71.72%) AIX
2 70 (70.71%) Linux
3 61 (61.62%) Windows
4 55 (55.56%) UNIX
5 38 (38.38%) HPUX
6 35 (35.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (30.30%) SUSE
8 23 (23.23%) OS/400
8 23 (23.23%) zOS
9 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (7.07%) CentOS
10 7 (7.07%) Ubuntu
11 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (4.04%) VMS
13 2 (2.02%) Tru64
13 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
14 1 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (1.01%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.27%) Business Continuity
2 23 (23.23%) Infrastructure Management
2 23 (23.23%) Mentoring
2 23 (23.23%) Coaching
2 23 (23.23%) Converged Infrastructure
3 15 (15.15%) Change Management
4 14 (14.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (10.10%) ITIL
5 10 (10.10%) Load Balancing
6 9 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (9.09%) Migration
6 9 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 9 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (8.08%) Release Management
7 8 (8.08%) Change Control
8 7 (7.07%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (7.07%) Project Management
8 7 (7.07%) Patch Management
9 6 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (6.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.32%) SQL
2 11 (11.11%) Perl
3 7 (7.07%) Python
4 6 (6.06%) AWK
4 6 (6.06%) PHP
4 6 (6.06%) sed
5 3 (3.03%) Java
5 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.02%) C
6 2 (2.02%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 22 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.08%) MCSD
3 8 (8.08%) MCSE
3 8 (8.08%) CCA
3 8 (8.08%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (8.08%) CCEA
4 6 (6.06%) Degree
5 5 (5.05%) NCDA
5 5 (5.05%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.04%) CCNA
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (2.02%) HND
8 1 (1.01%) CCNP
8 1 (1.01%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (24.24%) Hyper-V
2 24 (24.24%) KVM
3 18 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (9.09%) Samba
5 8 (8.08%) NFS
6 5 (5.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
8 2 (2.02%) vSphere
8 2 (2.02%) XenApp
9 1 (1.01%) Ceph
9 1 (1.01%) iptables
9 1 (1.01%) Varnish
9 1 (1.01%) Dovecot
9 1 (1.01%) Openswan
9 1 (1.01%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (1.01%) OpenSIPS
9 1 (1.01%) Corosync
9 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.01%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 28 (28.28%) Tivoli
2 17 (17.17%) Data Guard
3 12 (12.12%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (8.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (5.05%) Nagios
6 4 (4.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.02%) WSUS
7 2 (2.02%) SCCM
7 2 (2.02%) Puppet
8 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.01%) logstash
8 1 (1.01%) Rsyslog
8 1 (1.01%) Bacula
8 1 (1.01%) Pacemaker
8 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.01%) Cacti
8 1 (1.01%) Munin
8 1 (1.01%) yum
Vendors
1 74 (74.75%) Oracle
2 62 (62.63%) Microsoft
3 59 (59.60%) VMware
4 47 (47.47%) HP
4 47 (47.47%) Cisco
5 42 (42.42%) IBM
6 40 (40.40%) Red Hat
7 37 (37.37%) EMC
8 33 (33.33%) Juniper
9 30 (30.30%) NetApp
10 28 (28.28%) BMC
10 28 (28.28%) CA
11 25 (25.25%) CheckPoint
12 23 (23.23%) Symantec
12 23 (23.23%) Brocade
13 19 (19.19%) Sun
14 14 (14.14%) Citrix
15 10 (10.10%) Veritas
16 5 (5.05%) Retek
16 5 (5.05%) SolarWinds
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Cumbria
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago