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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 92 59 71
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +12
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 45 86 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.79% 3.70% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.16% 12.39% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 71 39
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
731 694 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.05% 29.84% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 530 576 531
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 22 August 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Reading

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 57 (82.61%) Linux
2 46 (66.67%) UNIX
3 41 (59.42%) Windows
4 37 (53.62%) VMware
5 26 (37.68%) AIX
6 22 (31.88%) Perl
7 19 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (26.09%) HPUX
8 18 (26.09%) Sun
8 18 (26.09%) SAN
8 18 (26.09%) Veritas
8 18 (26.09%) Red Hat
9 17 (24.64%) HP
10 15 (21.74%) DNS
10 15 (21.74%) MySQL
11 14 (20.29%) Cisco
12 12 (17.39%) Apache
12 12 (17.39%) Oracle
12 12 (17.39%) NAS
12 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
12 12 (17.39%) F5
13 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
13 11 (15.94%) Shell Script
14 10 (14.49%) IBM
14 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
14 10 (14.49%) Degree
14 10 (14.49%) WebSphere
14 10 (14.49%) NetBackup
14 10 (14.49%) Clustering

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (17.39%) Apache
2 10 (14.49%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.14%) IIS
4 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.45%) SAS
5 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.09%) SAN
2 15 (21.74%) DNS
3 12 (17.39%) NAS
4 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
5 9 (13.04%) Firewall
6 7 (10.14%) DHCP
7 6 (8.70%) Wireshark
7 6 (8.70%) tcpdump
7 6 (8.70%) snoop
8 4 (5.80%) LDAP
8 4 (5.80%) WAN
8 4 (5.80%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (5.80%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (5.80%) FWSM
9 3 (4.35%) VoIP
10 2 (2.90%) SS7
10 2 (2.90%) INAP
10 2 (2.90%) HTTP
10 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
10 2 (2.90%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) MySQL
2 9 (13.04%) DB2
3 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.45%) MaxDB
7 1 (1.45%) Informix
7 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.45%) Subversion
1 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.45%) Ant
1 1 (1.45%) JUnit
1 1 (1.45%) WebObjects
1 1 (1.45%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (8.70%) French Language
1 6 (8.70%) German Language
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Administrator
2 11 (15.94%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (13.04%) UNIX Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (11.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (11.59%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Technical Support
6 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.70%) Security Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Technical Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Support Specialist
8 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (7.25%) HTML
3 4 (5.80%) XML
4 3 (4.35%) Web Services
4 3 (4.35%) J2EE
5 1 (1.45%) JSON
5 1 (1.45%) jQuery
5 1 (1.45%) Java EE
5 1 (1.45%) CSS
5 1 (1.45%) Servlets
5 1 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Clustering
2 9 (13.04%) DataPower
3 8 (11.59%) Firmware
3 8 (11.59%) Derivative
3 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.80%) Replication
5 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.45%) iPad
6 1 (1.45%) Celerra
6 1 (1.45%) iPhone
6 1 (1.45%) PKI
6 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 57 (82.61%) Linux
2 46 (66.67%) UNIX
3 41 (59.42%) Windows
4 26 (37.68%) AIX
5 18 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (26.09%) HPUX
6 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.25%) SUSE
9 4 (5.80%) Windows 2000
10 3 (4.35%) CentOS
10 3 (4.35%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.90%) IRIX
11 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.90%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.04%) ITIL
2 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.70%) Web Development
3 6 (8.70%) High Availability
4 4 (5.80%) Change Management
4 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
4 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (4.35%) Software Architecture
5 3 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.90%) Project Management
6 2 (2.90%) ETL
6 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.45%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.45%) Database Tuning
7 1 (1.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) Perl
2 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.94%) Shell Script
3 9 (13.04%) Bash Shell
4 7 (10.14%) Java
5 6 (8.70%) Python
6 5 (7.25%) SQL
7 3 (4.35%) Ruby
7 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.90%) C++
8 2 (2.90%) C
9 1 (1.45%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.45%) C-shell
9 1 (1.45%) Korn
9 1 (1.45%) C#
9 1 (1.45%) VB
9 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.49%) Degree
3 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.70%) IBM Certification
5 4 (5.80%) RHCE
5 4 (5.80%) SCSA
6 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.35%) MCSE
6 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.90%) OCP
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.45%) CCNA
8 1 (1.45%) Sun Certification
8 1 (1.45%) ISEB
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.59%) VMware ESX
3 5 (7.25%) vSphere
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (4.35%) KVM
5 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.90%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.45%) Xen
7 1 (1.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) NetBackup
2 8 (11.59%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.35%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.45%) Legato
5 1 (1.45%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 37 (53.62%) VMware
2 18 (26.09%) Sun
2 18 (26.09%) Veritas
2 18 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 17 (24.64%) HP
4 14 (20.29%) Cisco
5 12 (17.39%) Oracle
5 12 (17.39%) F5
6 10 (14.49%) IBM
7 8 (11.59%) Citrix
7 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
8 7 (10.14%) NetApp
9 4 (5.80%) Juniper
9 4 (5.80%) EMC
9 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.80%) JBoss
9 4 (5.80%) Blue Coat
9 4 (5.80%) Sourcefire
9 4 (5.80%) Crossbeam
9 4 (5.80%) Foundry
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