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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 98 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 42 64 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.68% 2.83% 2.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.96% 9.60% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 37 50 40
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £48,900
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
705 667 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.28% 29.53% 31.60%
Number of salaries quoted 521 540 537
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,650 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 September 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Reading

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 61 (84.72%) Linux
2 44 (61.11%) UNIX
2 44 (61.11%) Windows
3 39 (54.17%) VMware
4 22 (30.56%) AIX
4 22 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (29.17%) Perl
6 18 (25.00%) Sun
6 18 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (23.61%) HP
7 17 (23.61%) SAN
7 17 (23.61%) Red Hat
8 16 (22.22%) Veritas
8 16 (22.22%) HPUX
9 15 (20.83%) Cisco
9 15 (20.83%) DNS
10 14 (19.44%) MySQL
10 14 (19.44%) PowerShell
11 13 (18.06%) F5
11 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (15.28%) NAS
12 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
12 11 (15.28%) Oracle
12 11 (15.28%) ITIL
12 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
12 11 (15.28%) Apache
13 10 (13.89%) Python
13 10 (13.89%) Clustering
14 9 (12.50%) NetBackup

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (15.28%) Apache
2 8 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.72%) IIS
4 3 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
1 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) SAN
2 15 (20.83%) DNS
3 11 (15.28%) NAS
3 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.50%) Firewall
5 6 (8.33%) DHCP
5 6 (8.33%) Wireshark
5 6 (8.33%) tcpdump
5 6 (8.33%) snoop
6 5 (6.94%) WAN
6 5 (6.94%) LDAP
7 4 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (5.56%) FWSM
7 4 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.17%) VoIP
9 2 (2.78%) SS7
9 2 (2.78%) INAP
9 2 (2.78%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.78%) HTTP
9 2 (2.78%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) MySQL
2 8 (11.11%) DB2
3 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.39%) Subversion
2 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.39%) Ant
2 1 (1.39%) JUnit
2 1 (1.39%) WebObjects
2 1 (1.39%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (9.72%) French Language
2 6 (8.33%) German Language
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.17%) Finance
5 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Administrator
2 12 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Security Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (9.72%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (9.72%) Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.33%) Technical Support
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Technical Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Support Specialist
8 4 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (6.94%) HTML
3 4 (5.56%) XML
4 3 (4.17%) J2EE
5 2 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (1.39%) Java EE
6 1 (1.39%) JSON
6 1 (1.39%) jQuery
6 1 (1.39%) CSS
6 1 (1.39%) Servlets
6 1 (1.39%) SOAP
6 1 (1.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Clustering
2 8 (11.11%) Firmware
3 7 (9.72%) DataPower
3 7 (9.72%) Derivative
3 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (4.17%) Replication
7 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.39%) Open Source
8 1 (1.39%) iPad
8 1 (1.39%) iPhone
8 1 (1.39%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.39%) PKI
8 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 61 (84.72%) Linux
2 44 (61.11%) UNIX
2 44 (61.11%) Windows
3 22 (30.56%) AIX
4 18 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (22.22%) HPUX
6 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.94%) Windows 2000
9 3 (4.17%) CentOS
9 3 (4.17%) SUSE
9 3 (4.17%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.78%) IRIX
10 2 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.39%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.39%) Debian
11 1 (1.39%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.28%) ITIL
3 6 (8.33%) Web Development
3 6 (8.33%) High Availability
4 4 (5.56%) Change Management
4 4 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 4 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.17%) Software Architecture
6 2 (2.78%) Project Management
6 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.39%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.39%) Database Tuning
7 1 (1.39%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.39%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.39%) DevOps
7 1 (1.39%) Release Management
7 1 (1.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) Perl
2 14 (19.44%) PowerShell
3 10 (13.89%) Python
4 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 8 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.72%) Ruby
5 7 (9.72%) Java
6 5 (6.94%) SQL
7 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.78%) C++
8 2 (2.78%) C
9 1 (1.39%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.39%) C-shell
9 1 (1.39%) Korn
9 1 (1.39%) C#
9 1 (1.39%) VB
9 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) Degree
3 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.33%) IBM Certification
5 4 (5.56%) RHCE
5 4 (5.56%) SCSA
6 3 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.17%) MCSE
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.78%) OCP
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.39%) ISEB
8 1 (1.39%) CCNA
8 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 8 (11.11%) vSphere
3 6 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.17%) KVM
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 7 (9.72%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.17%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.78%) Puppet
5 1 (1.39%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.39%) WSUS
5 1 (1.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (54.17%) VMware
2 18 (25.00%) Sun
3 17 (23.61%) HP
3 17 (23.61%) Red Hat
4 16 (22.22%) Veritas
5 15 (20.83%) Cisco
6 13 (18.06%) F5
7 11 (15.28%) Oracle
8 8 (11.11%) Citrix
8 8 (11.11%) IBM
8 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 6 (8.33%) NetApp
10 5 (6.94%) Crossbeam
10 5 (6.94%) Sourcefire
10 5 (6.94%) Blue Coat
10 5 (6.94%) Juniper
10 5 (6.94%) CheckPoint
11 4 (5.56%) JBoss
11 4 (5.56%) Egenera
11 4 (5.56%) Foundry
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