The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 101 57 74
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +17
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 38 88 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.52% 4.12% 3.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.43% 12.14% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 30 54 43
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,250 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
700 725 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.04% 33.96% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 537 570 630
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Solaris
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Reading

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 82 (82.83%) UNIX
2 77 (77.78%) Linux
3 61 (61.62%) AIX
4 44 (44.44%) HPUX
4 44 (44.44%) Sun
5 41 (41.41%) SAN
5 41 (41.41%) Red Hat
6 37 (37.37%) Veritas
7 33 (33.33%) Windows
8 30 (30.30%) VMware
8 30 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (29.29%) Oracle
10 28 (28.28%) Degree
11 26 (26.26%) SUSE
11 26 (26.26%) Replication
12 25 (25.25%) Clustering
12 25 (25.25%) HP
12 25 (25.25%) EMC
13 23 (23.23%) Firewall
14 22 (22.22%) NAS
15 21 (21.21%) Shell Script
16 20 (20.20%) Perl
16 20 (20.20%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
17 18 (18.18%) IBM
18 17 (17.17%) Hitachi
18 17 (17.17%) Security Cleared
18 17 (17.17%) WebSphere
19 16 (16.16%) DataPower
19 16 (16.16%) NetBackup

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (17.17%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.05%) IBM Notes
3 4 (4.04%) Apache
3 4 (4.04%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.02%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.01%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Office
3 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 41 (41.41%) SAN
2 23 (23.23%) Firewall
3 22 (22.22%) NAS
4 12 (12.12%) VPN
5 10 (10.10%) TCP/IP
5 10 (10.10%) ATM
6 8 (8.08%) VoIP
6 8 (8.08%) DHCP
6 8 (8.08%) Ethernet
6 8 (8.08%) DNS
6 8 (8.08%) PPP
7 7 (7.07%) MPLS
7 7 (7.07%) xDSL
8 6 (6.06%) LAN
8 6 (6.06%) WAN
9 5 (5.05%) SSL
10 4 (4.04%) HTTP
11 2 (2.02%) tcpdump
11 2 (2.02%) snoop
11 2 (2.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.15%) DB2
2 14 (14.14%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (9.09%) MySQL
3 9 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.04%) Informix
4 4 (4.04%) MaxDB
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.02%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.01%) Big Data
7 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.01%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.01%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.01%) Ant
3 1 (1.01%) JUnit
3 1 (1.01%) WebObjects
3 1 (1.01%) Subversion
3 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (14.14%) German Language
2 10 (10.10%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.10%) Finance
3 9 (9.09%) French Language
4 4 (4.04%) Banking
4 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.02%) Russian Language
5 2 (2.02%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.02%) Military
6 1 (1.01%) Publishing
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
6 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (28.28%) Technical Support
2 15 (15.15%) Developer
3 13 (13.13%) Support Engineer
3 13 (13.13%) Administrator
4 12 (12.12%) Support Specialist
4 12 (12.12%) Technical Specialist
4 12 (12.12%) Technical Support Specialist
5 11 (11.11%) UNIX Support
6 10 (10.10%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (10.10%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (10.10%) Technical Support Engineer
6 10 (10.10%) Consultant
7 9 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (9.09%) Ab Initio Developer
7 9 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) UNIX Consultant
9 6 (6.06%) ETL Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Lead Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (4.04%) Middleware
3 3 (3.03%) JMS
3 3 (3.03%) Web Services
4 2 (2.02%) J2EE
4 2 (2.02%) MapReduce
5 1 (1.01%) CSS
5 1 (1.01%) Servlets
5 1 (1.01%) SOAP
5 1 (1.01%) .NET
5 1 (1.01%) HTML
5 1 (1.01%) JSON
5 1 (1.01%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.26%) Replication
2 25 (25.25%) Clustering
3 16 (16.16%) DataPower
4 10 (10.10%) Computer Science
5 9 (9.09%) Derivative
6 7 (7.07%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
8 4 (4.04%) Celerra
8 4 (4.04%) Firmware
9 3 (3.03%) HACMP
10 2 (2.02%) Cryptography
10 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
10 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.01%) iPad
11 1 (1.01%) Smartcard
11 1 (1.01%) PKI
11 1 (1.01%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 82 (82.83%) UNIX
2 77 (77.78%) Linux
3 61 (61.62%) AIX
4 44 (44.44%) HPUX
5 33 (33.33%) Windows
6 30 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (26.26%) SUSE
8 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.04%) IRIX
11 3 (3.03%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.20%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 10 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (7.07%) Change Management
5 7 (7.07%) Unit Testing
6 6 (6.06%) ETL
7 5 (5.05%) ITIL
7 5 (5.05%) Data Management
7 5 (5.05%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.04%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.04%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.03%) Project Management
9 3 (3.03%) BCP
9 3 (3.03%) Software Architecture
10 2 (2.02%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.02%) Web Development
10 2 (2.02%) Identity Management
10 2 (2.02%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.21%) Shell Script
2 20 (20.20%) Perl
3 13 (13.13%) SQL
4 11 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.05%) Java
5 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.04%) C++
7 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.02%) C#
8 2 (2.02%) VB
9 1 (1.01%) C
9 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.01%) Korn
9 1 (1.01%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.01%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 28 (28.28%) Degree
2 17 (17.17%) Security Cleared
3 13 (13.13%) SC Cleared
4 9 (9.09%) SCSA
5 6 (6.06%) RHCE
6 5 (5.05%) Sun Certification
6 5 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.05%) CCNA
7 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.04%) CCNP
7 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.04%) MCSE
8 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.02%) ISEB
9 1 (1.01%) CISSP
9 1 (1.01%) IBM Certification
9 1 (1.01%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (7.07%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.05%) Xen
5 4 (4.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (3.03%) vSphere
6 3 (3.03%) PowerHA
7 2 (2.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.02%) KVM
8 1 (1.01%) VMFS
8 1 (1.01%) vCloud
8 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.01%) ClearTrust
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.01%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 16 (16.16%) NetBackup
2 10 (10.10%) Backup Exec
3 8 (8.08%) ARCserve
4 4 (4.04%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (4.04%) Legato
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.01%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.01%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (44.44%) Sun
2 41 (41.41%) Red Hat
3 37 (37.37%) Veritas
4 30 (30.30%) VMware
5 29 (29.29%) Oracle
6 25 (25.25%) HP
6 25 (25.25%) EMC
7 18 (18.18%) IBM
8 17 (17.17%) Hitachi
9 15 (15.15%) Ab Initio
9 15 (15.15%) NetApp
10 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
11 10 (10.10%) Cisco
12 8 (8.08%) Sybase
13 7 (7.07%) F5
14 5 (5.05%) JBoss
14 5 (5.05%) Citrix
14 5 (5.05%) Lotus
15 4 (4.04%) Huawei
15 4 (4.04%) Symantec