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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 102 78 60
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -18
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 39 58 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.66% 2.59% 4.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.06% 8.81% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 54
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £30,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £62,500 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,207 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -3.98%
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
644 658 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.38% 29.39% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 455 516 494
Average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,200 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 3 March 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Reading

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 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 62 (86.11%) Linux
2 57 (79.17%) UNIX
3 35 (48.61%) Firewall
4 31 (43.06%) Oracle
5 29 (40.28%) Windows
6 24 (33.33%) AIX
6 24 (33.33%) HP
7 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
7 23 (31.94%) Red Hat
8 21 (29.17%) VMware
8 21 (29.17%) TCP/IP
9 20 (27.78%) Sun
10 19 (26.39%) Veritas
11 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (23.61%) Cisco
12 17 (23.61%) SQL
13 16 (22.22%) SLA
13 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (20.83%) VPN
14 15 (20.83%) HPUX
15 14 (19.44%) Windows 2000
15 14 (19.44%) CCNA
15 14 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (19.44%) CheckPoint
15 14 (19.44%) Juniper
15 14 (19.44%) Crossbeam
15 14 (19.44%) Blue Coat
15 14 (19.44%) Sourcefire

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.56%) IIS
4 3 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (15.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) SaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (48.61%) Firewall
2 21 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 15 (20.83%) VPN
4 12 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 12 (16.67%) VoIP
4 12 (16.67%) SAN
5 11 (15.28%) xDSL
5 11 (15.28%) ATM
5 11 (15.28%) PPP
6 8 (11.11%) NAS
7 7 (9.72%) DSLAM
7 7 (9.72%) Broadband
8 6 (8.33%) WAN
8 6 (8.33%) DNS
9 5 (6.94%) LAN
10 4 (5.56%) LDAP
11 3 (4.17%) Network Security
11 3 (4.17%) iSCSI
11 3 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) DB2
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.94%) MySQL
3 5 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.11%) French Language
3 7 (9.72%) Spanish Language
4 5 (6.94%) German Language
5 2 (2.78%) Publishing
6 1 (1.39%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.39%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Security Engineer
2 13 (18.06%) Technical Support
3 10 (13.89%) Support Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Technical Support Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Administrator
4 9 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
6 7 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.72%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.94%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (6.94%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Network Support
9 4 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Ab Initio Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) MAPI
3 1 (1.39%) LAMP
3 1 (1.39%) libvirt
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.50%) Clustering
3 5 (6.94%) Replication
4 4 (5.56%) DataPower
5 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.78%) PKI
6 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.39%) Celerra
7 1 (1.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 62 (86.11%) Linux
2 57 (79.17%) UNIX
3 29 (40.28%) Windows
4 24 (33.33%) AIX
5 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (20.83%) HPUX
7 14 (19.44%) Windows 2000
8 12 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (16.67%) SUSE
9 5 (6.94%) Debian
10 1 (1.39%) OpenBSD
10 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.39%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.06%) Mentoring
3 12 (16.67%) Coaching
4 8 (11.11%) Data Management
5 6 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.94%) ITIL
7 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.17%) Migration
7 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.78%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.78%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.78%) Operations Management
8 2 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.39%) ETL
9 1 (1.39%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.39%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.39%) Service Management
9 1 (1.39%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.39%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) SQL
2 8 (11.11%) Perl
3 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.33%) Python
5 5 (6.94%) Ruby
6 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.78%) Java
8 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) CCNA
1 14 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (19.44%) Degree
2 13 (18.06%) SCSA
2 13 (18.06%) Sun Certification
3 11 (15.28%) CCNP
4 4 (5.56%) RHCE
5 3 (4.17%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.17%) MCSE
5 3 (4.17%) VCP4
6 2 (2.78%) MCSD
6 2 (2.78%) CCA
6 2 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.78%) CCEA
6 2 (2.78%) CISSP
6 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.89%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
5 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (5.56%) vSphere
6 2 (2.78%) XenApp
6 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.39%) Xen
7 1 (1.39%) Kamailio
7 1 (1.39%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (1.39%) KVM
7 1 (1.39%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.39%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.39%) Ganeti
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (43.06%) Oracle
2 24 (33.33%) HP
3 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
3 23 (31.94%) Red Hat
4 21 (29.17%) VMware
5 20 (27.78%) Sun
6 19 (26.39%) Veritas
7 17 (23.61%) Cisco
8 14 (19.44%) Blue Coat
8 14 (19.44%) Sourcefire
8 14 (19.44%) CheckPoint
8 14 (19.44%) F5
8 14 (19.44%) Juniper
8 14 (19.44%) Crossbeam
9 11 (15.28%) IBM
10 9 (12.50%) EMC
11 6 (8.33%) Sybase
11 6 (8.33%) Huawei
12 5 (6.94%) Symantec
12 5 (6.94%) Ab Initio
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Pension Plan, Insurance Group, Income Protection, Bonus, +++
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, or Linlithgow, Scotland
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, or Linlithgow, Scotland
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago