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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 100 117 61
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -56
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 50 28 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.09% 1.16% 3.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.00% 4.18% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 35 22 51
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
625 670 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.16% 27.71% 33.57%
Number of salaries quoted 473 516 577
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Reading

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 80 (86.96%) Linux
2 72 (78.26%) UNIX
3 47 (51.09%) Windows
3 47 (51.09%) Oracle
4 44 (47.83%) Firewall
5 32 (34.78%) AIX
6 31 (33.70%) TCP/IP
7 30 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (30.43%) Veritas
9 27 (29.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (29.35%) HP
9 27 (29.35%) Cisco
10 26 (28.26%) SLA
10 26 (28.26%) Red Hat
11 24 (26.09%) Juniper
11 24 (26.09%) HPUX
12 23 (25.00%) Degree
13 22 (23.91%) Crossbeam
13 22 (23.91%) Blue Coat
13 22 (23.91%) Sourcefire
13 22 (23.91%) F5
13 22 (23.91%) Windows 2000
13 22 (23.91%) CheckPoint
14 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
15 20 (21.74%) EMC
15 20 (21.74%) SUSE
16 19 (20.65%) Oracle RMAN
16 19 (20.65%) Sun
17 18 (19.57%) SAN

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (6.52%) WebSphere
1 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.43%) IBM Notes
3 4 (4.35%) IIS
3 4 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (4.35%) Apache
3 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) SaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (47.83%) Firewall
2 31 (33.70%) TCP/IP
3 18 (19.57%) SAN
4 11 (11.96%) NAS
5 9 (9.78%) VPN
5 9 (9.78%) Ethernet
5 9 (9.78%) VoIP
6 8 (8.70%) xDSL
6 8 (8.70%) PPP
6 8 (8.70%) ATM
7 7 (7.61%) DSLAM
7 7 (7.61%) Broadband
7 7 (7.61%) DNS
8 6 (6.52%) LDAP
9 4 (4.35%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.26%) VLAN
11 2 (2.17%) SDH
11 2 (2.17%) DWDM
12 1 (1.09%) BGP
12 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.57%) DB2
2 12 (13.04%) MySQL
3 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database
4 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (5.43%) Informix
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.43%) MaxDB
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.09%) Big Data
7 1 (1.09%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (13.04%) French Language
2 11 (11.96%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.87%) German Language
4 9 (9.78%) Spanish Language
5 4 (4.35%) Publishing
6 2 (2.17%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.17%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 19 (20.65%) Security Engineer
2 15 (16.30%) Administrator
3 14 (15.22%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (14.13%) Technical Support
4 13 (14.13%) UNIX Administrator
5 12 (13.04%) Support Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 10 (10.87%) Technical Support Engineer
7 10 (10.87%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Network Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) Senior Security Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (6.52%) Security Analyst
10 6 (6.52%) Developer
10 6 (6.52%) Analyst
11 4 (4.35%) Solaris Administrator
11 4 (4.35%) Ab Initio Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) Network Support
11 4 (4.35%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (3.26%) HTML
3 2 (2.17%) jQuery
3 2 (2.17%) Ajax
3 2 (2.17%) JSON
3 2 (2.17%) WebCenter
3 2 (2.17%) J2EE
3 2 (2.17%) XML
3 2 (2.17%) Flash
4 1 (1.09%) LAMP
4 1 (1.09%) MAPI
4 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.96%) Replication
3 9 (9.78%) Clustering
4 6 (6.52%) Celerra
5 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.35%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.35%) DataPower
7 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.26%) CMDB
8 2 (2.17%) PKI
8 2 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.09%) Open Source
9 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 80 (86.96%) Linux
2 72 (78.26%) UNIX
3 47 (51.09%) Windows
4 32 (34.78%) AIX
5 30 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (29.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (26.09%) HPUX
8 22 (23.91%) Windows 2000
9 20 (21.74%) SUSE
10 10 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (6.52%) Debian
12 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.39%) Mentoring
3 15 (16.30%) Coaching
4 13 (14.13%) ITIL
5 10 (10.87%) Data Management
6 5 (5.43%) Time Management
7 4 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.35%) Integration Testing
8 3 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.26%) Migration
8 3 (3.26%) Database Tuning
8 3 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.26%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.26%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.17%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.17%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (2.17%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.48%) SQL
2 14 (15.22%) Shell Script
3 11 (11.96%) Perl
4 4 (4.35%) Java
5 2 (2.17%) C
5 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.09%) Python
6 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (25.00%) Degree
2 10 (10.87%) Sun Certification
2 10 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.78%) SCSA
4 8 (8.70%) CCNP
4 8 (8.70%) CCNA
5 4 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.26%) OCP
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (3.26%) RHCE
6 3 (3.26%) MCSE
7 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.17%) MCSD
7 2 (2.17%) CCA
7 2 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.17%) CCEA
7 2 (2.17%) CISSP
7 2 (2.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (28.26%) SLA
2 4 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.61%) VMware ESX
3 6 (6.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.26%) Xen
6 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.09%) XenApp
7 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.09%) Kamailio
7 1 (1.09%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 19 (20.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (8.70%) NetBackup
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (5.43%) ARCserve
4 5 (5.43%) Legato
5 4 (4.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (4.35%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.26%) Data Guard
6 3 (3.26%) PureDisk
7 2 (2.17%) vMotion
8 1 (1.09%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 47 (51.09%) Oracle
2 28 (30.43%) Veritas
3 27 (29.35%) HP
3 27 (29.35%) Cisco
4 26 (28.26%) Red Hat
5 24 (26.09%) Juniper
6 22 (23.91%) Crossbeam
6 22 (23.91%) Blue Coat
6 22 (23.91%) Sourcefire
6 22 (23.91%) F5
6 22 (23.91%) CheckPoint
7 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
8 20 (21.74%) EMC
9 19 (20.65%) Sun
10 17 (18.48%) IBM
11 16 (17.39%) Sybase
11 16 (17.39%) VMware
12 12 (13.04%) Symantec
13 10 (10.87%) NetApp
14 8 (8.70%) Hitachi
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago