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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 115 96 58
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -38
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 34 45 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.39% 1.90% 4.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.34% 6.42% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 52
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £30,000 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £62,500 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
637 701 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.02% 29.65% 32.94%
Number of salaries quoted 477 542 534
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 March 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Reading

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 65 (85.53%) Linux
2 64 (84.21%) UNIX
3 40 (52.63%) Oracle
4 38 (50.00%) Firewall
5 32 (42.11%) Windows
6 29 (38.16%) AIX
7 28 (36.84%) HP
7 28 (36.84%) Red Hat
8 26 (34.21%) Veritas
8 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
9 22 (28.95%) TCP/IP
9 22 (28.95%) Degree
10 21 (27.63%) Sun
11 20 (26.32%) HPUX
12 19 (25.00%) SQL
13 17 (22.37%) Cisco
13 17 (22.37%) SUSE
13 17 (22.37%) VMware
13 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (21.05%) SLA
15 15 (19.74%) VPN
15 15 (19.74%) DB2
15 15 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (18.42%) EMC
16 14 (18.42%) Juniper
16 14 (18.42%) SAN
16 14 (18.42%) Telecoms

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (7.89%) Apache
1 6 (7.89%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.26%) IIS
3 4 (5.26%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.95%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (14.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (50.00%) Firewall
2 22 (28.95%) TCP/IP
3 15 (19.74%) VPN
4 14 (18.42%) SAN
5 12 (15.79%) Ethernet
5 12 (15.79%) VoIP
6 11 (14.47%) ATM
6 11 (14.47%) PPP
6 11 (14.47%) xDSL
7 8 (10.53%) NAS
8 7 (9.21%) DSLAM
8 7 (9.21%) Broadband
8 7 (9.21%) DNS
9 5 (6.58%) LAN
9 5 (6.58%) LDAP
9 5 (6.58%) WAN
10 3 (3.95%) Network Security
10 3 (3.95%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) DB2
2 9 (11.84%) MySQL
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.26%) Informix
4 4 (5.26%) MaxDB
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.53%) Spanish Language
2 8 (10.53%) French Language
3 6 (7.89%) German Language
4 2 (2.63%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.63%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Technical Support
2 14 (18.42%) Support Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Security Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Technical Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) UNIX Administrator
4 11 (14.47%) Administrator
4 11 (14.47%) Network Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (11.84%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.21%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Network Support
7 5 (6.58%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (5.26%) Ab Initio Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Developer
8 4 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Support Specialist
9 3 (3.95%) Senior UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) Flash
3 1 (1.32%) MAPI
3 1 (1.32%) LAMP
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.16%) Replication
2 10 (13.16%) Clustering
3 5 (6.58%) Celerra
4 4 (5.26%) DataPower
5 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.63%) CMDB
6 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.63%) PKI
6 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.32%) Open Source
7 1 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 65 (85.53%) Linux
2 64 (84.21%) UNIX
3 32 (42.11%) Windows
4 29 (38.16%) AIX
5 20 (26.32%) HPUX
6 17 (22.37%) SUSE
6 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (17.11%) Windows 2000
9 4 (5.26%) Debian
10 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
3 12 (15.79%) Coaching
4 8 (10.53%) Data Management
5 6 (7.89%) Problem Management
5 6 (7.89%) ITIL
6 4 (5.26%) Time Management
7 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.95%) Integration Testing
7 3 (3.95%) Migration
7 3 (3.95%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.63%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.63%) Operations Management
8 2 (2.63%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.63%) Security Management
8 2 (2.63%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.63%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.63%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) Shell Script
3 9 (11.84%) Perl
4 2 (2.63%) C
4 2 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (1.32%) Python
5 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) Degree
2 15 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (18.42%) CCNA
4 13 (17.11%) Sun Certification
4 13 (17.11%) SCSA
5 11 (14.47%) CCNP
6 5 (6.58%) RHCE
7 3 (3.95%) MCSE
7 3 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.95%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.63%) MCSD
8 2 (2.63%) CCA
8 2 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.63%) CCEA
8 2 (2.63%) CISSP
9 1 (1.32%) CCIE
9 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.21%) VMware ESX
3 5 (6.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.63%) XenApp
5 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.32%) Kamailio
6 1 (1.32%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (1.32%) Xen
6 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (18.42%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (7.89%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.26%) Legato
3 4 (5.26%) ARCserve
4 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.63%) vMotion
6 1 (1.32%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 40 (52.63%) Oracle
2 28 (36.84%) HP
2 28 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 26 (34.21%) Veritas
3 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 21 (27.63%) Sun
5 17 (22.37%) Cisco
5 17 (22.37%) VMware
6 14 (18.42%) EMC
6 14 (18.42%) Juniper
7 13 (17.11%) CheckPoint
7 13 (17.11%) Sybase
7 13 (17.11%) Blue Coat
7 13 (17.11%) Sourcefire
7 13 (17.11%) Crossbeam
7 13 (17.11%) F5
8 12 (15.79%) IBM
9 7 (9.21%) NetApp
9 7 (9.21%) Huawei
9 7 (9.21%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago