The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 100 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 41 61 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.71% 2.69% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.12% 8.83% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 27 40 42
Average salary £47,500 £37,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.37% -10.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,800 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Solaris
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
670 691 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.95% 30.47% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 458 534 464
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Solaris
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Reading

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Reading

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 60 (83.33%) Linux
2 55 (76.39%) UNIX
3 33 (45.83%) Windows
4 32 (44.44%) Firewall
5 29 (40.28%) VMware
6 27 (37.50%) HP
7 26 (36.11%) Oracle
8 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
8 25 (34.72%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (31.94%) Red Hat
10 22 (30.56%) Sun
11 21 (29.17%) AIX
12 19 (26.39%) TCP/IP
13 18 (25.00%) Cisco
14 15 (20.83%) Veritas
14 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
14 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (20.83%) F5
15 14 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (19.44%) CCNA
15 14 (19.44%) VPN
16 13 (18.06%) Sun Certification
16 13 (18.06%) SQL
16 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (18.06%) SCSA
16 13 (18.06%) Degree
16 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (18.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (16.67%) Telecoms

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 10 (13.89%) Apache
2 8 (11.11%) IIS
3 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.28%) MS Office
2 11 (15.28%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) SaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) IaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (44.44%) Firewall
2 19 (26.39%) TCP/IP
3 14 (19.44%) VPN
4 12 (16.67%) VoIP
4 12 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 11 (15.28%) PPP
5 11 (15.28%) ATM
5 11 (15.28%) xDSL
6 9 (12.50%) DNS
7 8 (11.11%) WAN
8 7 (9.72%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (9.72%) Broadband
8 7 (9.72%) SAN
8 7 (9.72%) DSLAM
9 6 (8.33%) LDAP
10 5 (6.94%) LAN
11 4 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (5.56%) Wireshark
11 4 (5.56%) NAS
11 4 (5.56%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) DB2
2 5 (6.94%) MySQL
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.56%) French Language
3 2 (2.78%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Publishing
3 2 (2.78%) German Language
3 2 (2.78%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Security Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 10 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Administrator
4 9 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) UNIX Administrator
6 7 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.72%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.94%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Network Support
8 4 (5.56%) Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (5.56%) Ab Initio Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (5.56%) HTML
1 4 (5.56%) XML
2 2 (2.78%) LAMP
2 2 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Clustering
2 4 (5.56%) DataPower
3 3 (4.17%) PKI
4 2 (2.78%) Replication
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Open Source
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Celerra
5 1 (1.39%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 60 (83.33%) Linux
2 55 (76.39%) UNIX
3 33 (45.83%) Windows
4 21 (29.17%) AIX
5 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (18.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (15.28%) HPUX
6 11 (15.28%) Windows 2000
7 9 (12.50%) SUSE
8 4 (5.56%) Debian
9 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.39%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.39%) OpenBSD
10 1 (1.39%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.11%) ITIL
2 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 8 (11.11%) Coaching
3 7 (9.72%) Data Management
4 6 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.56%) Web Development
6 2 (2.78%) Service Management
6 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.78%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.78%) Migration
6 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.78%) Project Planning
6 2 (2.78%) Operations Management
6 2 (2.78%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.39%) DevOps
7 1 (1.39%) Release Management
7 1 (1.39%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.06%) SQL
2 11 (15.28%) Perl
3 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.33%) Java
4 6 (8.33%) Python
5 5 (6.94%) Ruby
5 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (19.44%) CCNA
2 13 (18.06%) Sun Certification
2 13 (18.06%) SCSA
2 13 (18.06%) Degree
3 11 (15.28%) CCNP
4 4 (5.56%) RHCE
5 3 (4.17%) MCSE
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.17%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (2.78%) CCA
6 2 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.78%) CCEA
6 2 (2.78%) CISSP
6 2 (2.78%) MCSD
6 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (34.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
4 6 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.56%) Firmware
5 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.56%) vSphere
6 2 (2.78%) XenApp
6 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.39%) Ceph
7 1 (1.39%) KVM
7 1 (1.39%) Kamailio
7 1 (1.39%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Ganeti
2 1 (1.39%) CFEngine
2 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.39%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.39%) WSUS
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (40.28%) VMware
2 27 (37.50%) HP
3 26 (36.11%) Oracle
4 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
5 23 (31.94%) Red Hat
6 22 (30.56%) Sun
7 18 (25.00%) Cisco
8 15 (20.83%) Veritas
8 15 (20.83%) F5
9 11 (15.28%) Juniper
9 11 (15.28%) CheckPoint
9 11 (15.28%) Crossbeam
9 11 (15.28%) Blue Coat
9 11 (15.28%) Sourcefire
10 10 (13.89%) IBM
11 6 (8.33%) Citrix
11 6 (8.33%) Huawei
12 5 (6.94%) Sybase
12 5 (6.94%) EMC
13 4 (5.56%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago