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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 96 78 78
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 38 62 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.54% 2.67% 2.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.54% 9.06% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33 48 32
Average salary £55,000 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,100 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
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
686 684 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.73% 29.44% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 498 538 492
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 1 October 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Reading

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (88.24%) Linux
2 44 (64.71%) UNIX
3 39 (57.35%) Windows
4 36 (52.94%) VMware
5 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (32.35%) AIX
7 18 (26.47%) Red Hat
8 17 (25.00%) Perl
9 16 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (22.06%) DNS
10 15 (22.06%) Sun
10 15 (22.06%) SAN
10 15 (22.06%) Veritas
11 14 (20.59%) HPUX
12 13 (19.12%) HP
13 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (17.65%) PowerShell
13 12 (17.65%) MySQL
14 11 (16.18%) Oracle
14 11 (16.18%) Python
14 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
14 11 (16.18%) Clustering
14 11 (16.18%) NAS
15 10 (14.71%) F5
15 10 (14.71%) Cisco
15 10 (14.71%) Apache
16 9 (13.24%) ITIL
16 9 (13.24%) Firewall
16 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
17 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (14.71%) Apache
2 8 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.29%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.47%) SAS
5 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
1 1 (1.47%) IaaS
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) DNS
1 15 (22.06%) SAN
2 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
2 11 (16.18%) NAS
3 9 (13.24%) Firewall
4 5 (7.35%) LDAP
4 5 (7.35%) WAN
5 4 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (5.88%) Wireshark
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.88%) FWSM
5 4 (5.88%) tcpdump
5 4 (5.88%) snoop
5 4 (5.88%) DHCP
6 3 (4.41%) VoIP
7 2 (2.94%) NGN
7 2 (2.94%) SS7
7 2 (2.94%) INAP
7 2 (2.94%) HTTP
7 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) MySQL
2 8 (11.76%) DB2
3 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.47%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (10.29%) French Language
2 6 (8.82%) German Language
3 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.41%) Finance
5 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Administrator
1 13 (19.12%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) UNIX Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.29%) Consultant
4 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Security Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (10.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.82%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Project Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Support Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (5.88%) HTML
2 4 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (1.47%) J2EE
3 1 (1.47%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) LAMP
3 1 (1.47%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Clustering
2 7 (10.29%) Derivative
2 7 (10.29%) DataPower
2 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) Replication
4 3 (4.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Open Source
5 1 (1.47%) PKI
5 1 (1.47%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 60 (88.24%) Linux
2 44 (64.71%) UNIX
3 39 (57.35%) Windows
4 22 (32.35%) AIX
5 16 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (20.59%) HPUX
7 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (7.35%) Windows 2000
10 3 (4.41%) SUSE
10 3 (4.41%) CentOS
11 2 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.94%) IRIX
12 1 (1.47%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.47%) Debian
12 1 (1.47%) OpenBSD
12 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.24%) ITIL
3 6 (8.82%) High Availability
4 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.88%) Web Development
5 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (2.94%) Project Management
6 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.47%) Validation
7 1 (1.47%) Migration
7 1 (1.47%) Service Management
7 1 (1.47%) Change Management
7 1 (1.47%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.47%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.47%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.47%) DevOps
7 1 (1.47%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) Perl
2 12 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 11 (16.18%) Python
4 8 (11.76%) Ruby
4 8 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.82%) Java
6 5 (7.35%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.41%) SQL
8 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.47%) C
9 1 (1.47%) C#
9 1 (1.47%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 8 (11.76%) Degree
3 6 (8.82%) IBM Certification
4 5 (7.35%) RHCE
5 4 (5.88%) SCSA
6 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.94%) OCP
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.47%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.47%) ISEB
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.47%) CCNA
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.29%) vSphere
2 7 (10.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.82%) VMware ESX
4 5 (7.35%) Firmware
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
6 3 (4.41%) KVM
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.47%) NFS
8 1 (1.47%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) NetBackup
2 7 (10.29%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.41%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.94%) Puppet
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.47%) Nagios
5 1 (1.47%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.47%) Ganeti
5 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (52.94%) VMware
2 18 (26.47%) Red Hat
3 15 (22.06%) Sun
3 15 (22.06%) Veritas
4 13 (19.12%) HP
5 11 (16.18%) Oracle
6 10 (14.71%) F5
6 10 (14.71%) Cisco
7 8 (11.76%) IBM
8 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 6 (8.82%) Citrix
9 5 (7.35%) Juniper
9 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
9 5 (7.35%) Crossbeam
9 5 (7.35%) Blue Coat
9 5 (7.35%) Sourcefire
10 4 (5.88%) Egenera
10 4 (5.88%) Foundry
11 3 (4.41%) EMC
11 3 (4.41%) Hitachi
Reading, Berkshire
Henderson Scott
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