The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.08% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £26,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Solaris
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Operating Systems Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 12.50% 8.22% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 19
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +32.65%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Solaris
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Preston region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Preston

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) UNIX
4 5 (62.50%) IIS
4 5 (62.50%) Apache
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (50.00%) Citrix
5 4 (50.00%) Juniper
6 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
6 3 (37.50%) Internet
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco
7 2 (25.00%) QA
7 2 (25.00%) WatchGuard
7 2 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (25.00%) XenApp
7 2 (25.00%) vSphere
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (25.00%) ITIL
7 2 (25.00%) C#
7 2 (25.00%) Java

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 5 (62.50%) IIS
1 5 (62.50%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Sun
5 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (25.00%) McAfee
5 2 (25.00%) WatchGuard
6 1 (12.50%) Google
6 1 (12.50%) Apple
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle