The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 82 102 99
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 54 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.01% 1.91% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.94% 6.82% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 39
Median salary £60,000 £48,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
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
604 616 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.71% 27.95% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 493 487 536
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Reading

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 88 (98.88%) Linux
2 74 (83.15%) Unix
3 51 (57.30%) Windows
3 51 (57.30%) Firewall
4 49 (55.06%) F5
5 47 (52.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (52.81%) TCP/IP
6 43 (48.31%) Windows 2000
6 43 (48.31%) Juniper
6 43 (48.31%) CheckPoint
6 43 (48.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (48.31%) Palo Alto
7 39 (43.82%) German Language
7 39 (43.82%) ITIL
8 31 (34.83%) Red Hat
9 29 (32.58%) Cisco
10 28 (31.46%) French Language
11 25 (28.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (26.97%) Clustering
12 24 (26.97%) VMware
13 23 (25.84%) Blue Coat
13 23 (25.84%) Sourcefire
13 23 (25.84%) Crossbeam
14 20 (22.47%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (22.47%) SLA
14 20 (22.47%) Oracle
15 17 (19.10%) Apache
16 16 (17.98%) Perl
17 15 (16.85%) HP
18 14 (15.73%) Sun

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (19.10%) Apache
2 9 (10.11%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.74%) IIS
4 3 (3.37%) nginx
5 1 (1.12%) JBoss
5 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (6.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (57.30%) Firewall
2 47 (52.81%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.74%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (6.74%) FWSM
3 6 (6.74%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (6.74%) SAN
3 6 (6.74%) snoop
3 6 (6.74%) tcpdump
3 6 (6.74%) Wireshark
4 4 (4.49%) DNS
4 4 (4.49%) SNMP
5 2 (2.25%) Network Security
5 2 (2.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.24%) MySQL
2 8 (8.99%) DB2
3 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.74%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.62%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.12%) ClearQuest
General
1 39 (43.82%) German Language
2 28 (31.46%) French Language
3 6 (6.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (40.45%) Juniper Engineer
1 36 (40.45%) Security Engineer
2 35 (39.33%) Linux Engineer
3 20 (22.47%) Unix Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Support Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) Analyst
5 11 (12.36%) Unix Support
6 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) Unix Support Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (8.99%) Administrator
7 8 (8.99%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 7 (7.87%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (7.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.87%) Security Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.87%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) HTML
1 6 (6.74%) LAMP
1 6 (6.74%) XML
2 5 (5.62%) Middleware
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) Clustering
2 10 (11.24%) Replication
3 4 (4.49%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 88 (98.88%) Linux
2 74 (83.15%) Unix
3 51 (57.30%) Windows
4 47 (52.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (48.31%) Windows 2000
5 43 (48.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (28.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (10.11%) AIX
8 8 (8.99%) HPUX
8 8 (8.99%) SUSE
9 7 (7.87%) CentOS
9 7 (7.87%) Ubuntu
10 5 (5.62%) Debian
11 4 (4.49%) Windows 10
11 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
11 4 (4.49%) Windows 8
11 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
11 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) ITIL
2 12 (13.48%) Problem Management
3 8 (8.99%) Information Security
4 6 (6.74%) Change Management
4 6 (6.74%) Line Management
4 6 (6.74%) Migration
4 6 (6.74%) Operations Management
4 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
4 6 (6.74%) SOA
4 6 (6.74%) Trend Analysis
4 6 (6.74%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (6.74%) Web Development
5 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.49%) Coaching
6 4 (4.49%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.49%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.49%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (4.49%) Security Operations
6 4 (4.49%) SIEM
6 4 (4.49%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) Perl
2 9 (10.11%) Shell Script
3 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.74%) C
4 6 (6.74%) Java
5 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) SC Cleared
1 13 (14.61%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.74%) RHCE
2 6 (6.74%) SCSA
2 6 (6.74%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (6.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (4.49%) CCNA
3 4 (4.49%) CEH
3 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.49%) CISSP
3 4 (4.49%) GCIA
3 4 (4.49%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.47%) SLA
2 4 (4.49%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (22.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.48%) Firmware
3 10 (11.24%) vSphere
4 8 (8.99%) VMware ESX
5 6 (6.74%) iptables
6 5 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
7 4 (4.49%) DFS Replication
7 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.49%) Postfix
8 3 (3.37%) qmail
9 2 (2.25%) Sendmail
10 1 (1.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) NetBackup
1 7 (7.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (4.49%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (4.49%) SCCM
2 4 (4.49%) SCDPM
2 4 (4.49%) SCOM
3 3 (3.37%) logstash
3 3 (3.37%) Nagios
3 3 (3.37%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.25%) Puppet
5 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.12%) Legato
Vendors
1 49 (55.06%) F5
2 43 (48.31%) CheckPoint
2 43 (48.31%) Juniper
2 43 (48.31%) Palo Alto
3 31 (34.83%) Red Hat
4 29 (32.58%) Cisco
5 24 (26.97%) VMware
6 23 (25.84%) Blue Coat
6 23 (25.84%) Crossbeam
6 23 (25.84%) Sourcefire
7 20 (22.47%) Oracle
8 15 (16.85%) HP
9 14 (15.73%) Sun
10 8 (8.99%) EMC
10 8 (8.99%) Sybase
10 8 (8.99%) Veritas
11 6 (6.74%) Egenera
11 6 (6.74%) Foundry
11 6 (6.74%) Hitachi
12 4 (4.49%) Remedy
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £65000 per annum + £15K OTE + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago