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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 87 110 53
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -57
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 59 30 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.59% 1.25% 4.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.16% 4.32% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 74
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +46.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
644 695 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.22% 28.89% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 476 503 597
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Reading

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 86 (91.49%) Linux
2 68 (72.34%) UNIX
3 56 (59.57%) Oracle
4 47 (50.00%) Windows
5 40 (42.55%) TCP/IP
6 34 (36.17%) Red Hat
6 34 (36.17%) Firewall
6 34 (36.17%) Degree
7 30 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (28.72%) Sun
9 25 (26.60%) Cisco
9 25 (26.60%) AIX
10 23 (24.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (24.47%) Juniper
10 23 (24.47%) Mentoring
11 22 (23.40%) SLA
12 21 (22.34%) Veritas
12 21 (22.34%) HPUX
12 21 (22.34%) EMC
12 21 (22.34%) F5
12 21 (22.34%) Sourcefire
12 21 (22.34%) Computer Science
13 20 (21.28%) Xen
13 20 (21.28%) Crossbeam
13 20 (21.28%) Blue Coat
13 20 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (21.28%) Windows 2000
13 20 (21.28%) Perl
13 20 (21.28%) CheckPoint

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (7.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (6.38%) IBM Notes
3 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.26%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (3.19%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.06%) Apache
6 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (42.55%) TCP/IP
2 34 (36.17%) Firewall
3 18 (19.15%) DNS
4 15 (15.96%) SAN
5 8 (8.51%) NAS
6 5 (5.32%) LDAP
7 4 (4.26%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.13%) HTTP
8 2 (2.13%) VLAN
8 2 (2.13%) SDH
8 2 (2.13%) Internet
8 2 (2.13%) DWDM
8 2 (2.13%) VPN
9 1 (1.06%) SSL
9 1 (1.06%) SSH
9 1 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.06%) POP3
9 1 (1.06%) SMTP
9 1 (1.06%) DHCP
9 1 (1.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) Relational Database
2 15 (15.96%) Oracle Database
2 15 (15.96%) DB2
3 10 (10.64%) MySQL
3 10 (10.64%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (6.38%) MaxDB
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.38%) Informix
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (4.26%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.06%) Big Data
8 1 (1.06%) Couchbase
General
1 14 (14.89%) French Language
2 12 (12.77%) German Language
3 8 (8.51%) Spanish Language
4 7 (7.45%) Publishing
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.13%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.06%) Back Office
6 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (32.98%) Systems Administrator
2 30 (31.91%) Administrator
3 15 (15.96%) Security Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 11 (11.70%) UNIX Administrator
5 10 (10.64%) Analyst
5 10 (10.64%) Security Analyst
6 9 (9.57%) Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Technical Support
8 7 (7.45%) Support Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Portal Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.45%) WebCenter Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Technical Support Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.26%) UNIX Specialist
11 4 (4.26%) DBA
11 4 (4.26%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) HTML
2 7 (7.45%) J2EE
2 7 (7.45%) XML
2 7 (7.45%) Ajax
2 7 (7.45%) JSON
2 7 (7.45%) jQuery
2 7 (7.45%) WebCenter
3 2 (2.13%) Flash
3 2 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.06%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Computer Science
2 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
3 12 (12.77%) Replication
4 10 (10.64%) Clustering
5 7 (7.45%) Celerra
6 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.26%) Data Structures
8 3 (3.19%) CMDB
8 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.13%) DataPower
9 2 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 86 (91.49%) Linux
2 68 (72.34%) UNIX
3 47 (50.00%) Windows
4 27 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (26.60%) AIX
6 23 (24.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (22.34%) HPUX
8 20 (21.28%) Windows 2000
8 20 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (18.09%) SUSE
10 7 (7.45%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (5.32%) Debian
12 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
14 1 (1.06%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.47%) Mentoring
3 16 (17.02%) ITIL
4 10 (10.64%) Incident Management
4 10 (10.64%) Coaching
5 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
5 7 (7.45%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.45%) OO
5 7 (7.45%) Workflow
6 6 (6.38%) Data Management
6 6 (6.38%) Time Management
7 4 (4.26%) Integration Testing
8 3 (3.19%) Database Tuning
8 3 (3.19%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.19%) Data Centre Operations
8 3 (3.19%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.19%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.19%) Identity Management
9 2 (2.13%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.28%) Perl
2 13 (13.83%) Bash Shell
3 12 (12.77%) Shell Script
4 7 (7.45%) SQL
4 7 (7.45%) Java
4 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (36.17%) Degree
2 15 (15.96%) Security Cleared
3 14 (14.89%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.19%) OCP
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (3.19%) RHCE
6 2 (2.13%) CCIE
6 2 (2.13%) MCSE
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.06%) MCSA
7 1 (1.06%) CCA
7 1 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.06%) CCEA
7 1 (1.06%) SCSA
7 1 (1.06%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.06%) MCSD
7 1 (1.06%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.40%) SLA
2 14 (14.89%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (21.28%) Xen
2 12 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (4.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.06%) VMFS
6 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (17.02%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (8.51%) NetBackup
3 7 (7.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (6.38%) Legato
4 6 (6.38%) ARCserve
4 6 (6.38%) SnapMirror
4 6 (6.38%) SnapVault
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (4.26%) Backup Exec
6 4 (4.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (3.19%) Data Guard
7 3 (3.19%) PureDisk
8 1 (1.06%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 56 (59.57%) Oracle
2 34 (36.17%) Red Hat
3 27 (28.72%) Sun
4 25 (26.60%) Cisco
5 23 (24.47%) Juniper
6 21 (22.34%) Veritas
6 21 (22.34%) EMC
6 21 (22.34%) Sourcefire
6 21 (22.34%) F5
7 20 (21.28%) Crossbeam
7 20 (21.28%) Blue Coat
7 20 (21.28%) CheckPoint
8 16 (17.02%) HP
8 16 (17.02%) Sybase
9 12 (12.77%) IBM
9 12 (12.77%) VMware
10 11 (11.70%) Symantec
11 10 (10.64%) NetApp
12 8 (8.51%) Hitachi
13 6 (6.38%) Lotus