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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 97 102 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -42
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 39 41 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.76% 1.73% 3.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.35% 5.70% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 69
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +49.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
614 719 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.71% 30.30% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 469 511 583
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 31 July 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Reading

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 87 (95.60%) Linux
2 64 (70.33%) UNIX
3 55 (60.44%) Oracle
4 46 (50.55%) Windows
5 39 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 34 (37.36%) Firewall
7 33 (36.26%) Red Hat
7 33 (36.26%) Degree
8 29 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (28.57%) Cisco
10 26 (28.57%) Sun
11 24 (26.37%) Juniper
11 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (24.18%) Sourcefire
12 22 (24.18%) F5
12 22 (24.18%) Mentoring
13 21 (23.08%) Blue Coat
13 21 (23.08%) Crossbeam
13 21 (23.08%) CheckPoint
13 21 (23.08%) Veritas
13 21 (23.08%) SLA
13 21 (23.08%) AIX
13 21 (23.08%) Windows 2000
14 20 (21.98%) HPUX
14 20 (21.98%) EMC
14 20 (21.98%) Computer Science
14 20 (21.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (21.98%) Xen
15 19 (20.88%) Perl

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (6.59%) IBM Notes
3 4 (4.40%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 34 (37.36%) Firewall
3 17 (18.68%) DNS
4 15 (16.48%) SAN
5 8 (8.79%) NAS
6 4 (4.40%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.30%) LDAP
8 2 (2.20%) SDH
8 2 (2.20%) VPN
8 2 (2.20%) HTTP
8 2 (2.20%) Internet
8 2 (2.20%) DWDM
9 1 (1.10%) SSL
9 1 (1.10%) SSH
9 1 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.10%) VLAN
9 1 (1.10%) IMAP
9 1 (1.10%) SGSN
9 1 (1.10%) POP3
9 1 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) Relational Database
2 14 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 14 (15.38%) DB2
3 12 (13.19%) MySQL
4 10 (10.99%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (6.59%) MaxDB
5 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.59%) Informix
6 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.10%) Big Data
7 1 (1.10%) Couchbase
General
1 14 (15.38%) French Language
2 12 (13.19%) German Language
3 7 (7.69%) Publishing
3 7 (7.69%) Spanish Language
4 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.20%) Law
5 2 (2.20%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.20%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.10%) Back Office
6 1 (1.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (31.87%) Systems Administrator
2 28 (30.77%) Administrator
3 16 (17.58%) Security Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) Analyst
4 10 (10.99%) Security Analyst
4 10 (10.99%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 10 (10.99%) UNIX Administrator
5 9 (9.89%) Technical Support
6 7 (7.69%) Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Portal Developer
6 7 (7.69%) WebCenter Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (6.59%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.59%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) UNIX Specialist
9 4 (4.40%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) DBA
9 4 (4.40%) Storage Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) J2EE
2 8 (8.79%) HTML
3 7 (7.69%) XML
3 7 (7.69%) Ajax
3 7 (7.69%) JSON
3 7 (7.69%) jQuery
3 7 (7.69%) WebCenter
4 2 (2.20%) Flash
5 1 (1.10%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) Computer Science
2 15 (16.48%) Data Centre
3 12 (13.19%) Replication
4 10 (10.99%) Clustering
5 6 (6.59%) Celerra
6 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.40%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.30%) CMDB
8 2 (2.20%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.20%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 87 (95.60%) Linux
2 64 (70.33%) UNIX
3 46 (50.55%) Windows
4 28 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (23.08%) Windows 2000
6 21 (23.08%) AIX
7 20 (21.98%) HPUX
7 20 (21.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (17.58%) SUSE
9 7 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (5.49%) Debian
11 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.10%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (24.18%) Mentoring
3 16 (17.58%) ITIL
4 11 (12.09%) Coaching
5 10 (10.99%) Incident Management
6 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 7 (7.69%) OO
6 7 (7.69%) Workflow
6 7 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.59%) Time Management
8 5 (5.49%) Data Management
9 4 (4.40%) Identity Management
9 4 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (3.30%) Data Centre Operations
10 3 (3.30%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.30%) Database Tuning
10 3 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (2.20%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) Perl
2 13 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 9 (9.89%) SQL
3 9 (9.89%) Shell Script
3 9 (9.89%) Java
4 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.20%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (36.26%) Degree
2 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
3 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.30%) OCP
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (3.30%) RHCE
5 2 (2.20%) CCIE
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.10%) MCSE
6 1 (1.10%) MCSA
6 1 (1.10%) SCSA
6 1 (1.10%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.10%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (23.08%) SLA
2 14 (15.38%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (21.98%) Xen
2 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (3.30%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.10%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 15 (16.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (8.79%) NetBackup
3 6 (6.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (6.59%) Legato
3 6 (6.59%) ARCserve
3 6 (6.59%) SnapMirror
3 6 (6.59%) SnapVault
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (4.40%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (3.30%) Data Guard
5 3 (3.30%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 55 (60.44%) Oracle
2 33 (36.26%) Red Hat
3 26 (28.57%) Cisco
3 26 (28.57%) Sun
4 24 (26.37%) Juniper
5 22 (24.18%) Sourcefire
5 22 (24.18%) F5
6 21 (23.08%) Blue Coat
6 21 (23.08%) Crossbeam
6 21 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 21 (23.08%) Veritas
7 20 (21.98%) EMC
8 15 (16.48%) HP
8 15 (16.48%) Sybase
9 11 (12.09%) Symantec
10 10 (10.99%) NetApp
10 10 (10.99%) IBM
10 10 (10.99%) VMware
11 8 (8.79%) Hitachi
12 6 (6.59%) SAP
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TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £39,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits (Please see bel
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Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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