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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 88 106 91
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 50 41 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.37% 1.71% 2.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 6.07% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 42
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,450 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £54,750 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,820 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.06% +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
600 676 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.41% 28.15% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 542 466 542
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 9 February 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Reading

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 98 (97.03%) Linux
2 91 (90.10%) Unix
3 83 (82.18%) Windows
4 73 (72.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 73 (72.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (70.30%) Firewall
6 69 (68.32%) Cisco
7 67 (66.34%) Juniper
8 66 (65.35%) F5
9 65 (64.36%) Palo Alto
9 65 (64.36%) Windows 2000
9 65 (64.36%) CheckPoint
10 64 (63.37%) Sourcefire
10 64 (63.37%) ITIL
11 63 (62.38%) Blue Coat
11 63 (62.38%) Information Security
11 63 (62.38%) Risk Management
11 63 (62.38%) Crossbeam
12 55 (54.46%) German Language
13 49 (48.51%) TCP/IP
14 48 (47.52%) French Language
15 24 (23.76%) SLA
16 20 (19.80%) Case Management
16 20 (19.80%) Mentoring
16 20 (19.80%) Coaching
16 20 (19.80%) Performance Improvement
17 17 (16.83%) Red Hat
17 17 (16.83%) Oracle
18 13 (12.87%) VMware
19 12 (11.88%) HP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (6.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.94%) Apache
2 6 (5.94%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.96%) IIS
4 3 (2.97%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 71 (70.30%) Firewall
2 49 (48.51%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.93%) DHCP
3 7 (6.93%) DNS
4 4 (3.96%) SAN
4 4 (3.96%) Unified Communications
4 4 (3.96%) VoIP
5 3 (2.97%) Diameter Protocol
5 3 (2.97%) GPRS
5 3 (2.97%) GSM
5 3 (2.97%) LDAP
5 3 (2.97%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (2.97%) SMTP
5 3 (2.97%) SS7
5 3 (2.97%) UMTS
6 2 (1.98%) ATM
6 2 (1.98%) CDMA
6 2 (1.98%) H.323
6 2 (1.98%) MGCP
6 2 (1.98%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.88%) Oracle Database
2 10 (9.90%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (9.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (5.94%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.98%) MySQL
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
General
1 55 (54.46%) German Language
2 48 (47.52%) French Language
3 8 (7.92%) Finance
4 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (46.53%) Security Engineer
2 30 (29.70%) Juniper Engineer
2 30 (29.70%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (20.79%) Technical Engineer
4 14 (13.86%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (13.86%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 12 (11.88%) Analyst
5 12 (11.88%) Solaris Engineer
6 10 (9.90%) DBA
6 10 (9.90%) Oracle DBA
6 10 (9.90%) Unix Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Security Analyst
8 7 (6.93%) Technical Support
8 7 (6.93%) Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 5 (4.95%) Network Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 4 (3.96%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.94%) Clustering
3 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (3.96%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 98 (97.03%) Linux
2 91 (90.10%) Unix
3 83 (82.18%) Windows
4 73 (72.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 73 (72.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (64.36%) Windows 2000
6 9 (8.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (7.92%) Windows Server
8 5 (4.95%) HPUX
9 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.99%) AIX
10 1 (0.99%) Android
10 1 (0.99%) BlackBerry OS
10 1 (0.99%) Debian
10 1 (0.99%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.99%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (63.37%) ITIL
2 63 (62.38%) Information Security
2 63 (62.38%) Risk Management
3 20 (19.80%) Case Management
3 20 (19.80%) Coaching
3 20 (19.80%) Mentoring
3 20 (19.80%) Performance Improvement
4 9 (8.91%) High Availability
5 7 (6.93%) Migration
6 6 (5.94%) SOA
7 4 (3.96%) Change Management
7 4 (3.96%) Security Management
8 2 (1.98%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.98%) Database Tuning
8 2 (1.98%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (0.99%) Analytics
9 1 (0.99%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (0.99%) SIEM
9 1 (0.99%) Test Automation
9 1 (0.99%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.92%) Perl
2 7 (6.93%) SQL
3 6 (5.94%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.99%) Python
5 1 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) CCNA
2 5 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) CEH
4 1 (0.99%) CISSP
4 1 (0.99%) GCIA
4 1 (0.99%) GCIH
4 1 (0.99%) OCP
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (23.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.92%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.93%) Firmware
4 4 (3.96%) ISA Server
4 4 (3.96%) OpenSSH
4 4 (3.96%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.97%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.99%) Ceph
7 1 (0.99%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.96%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (3.96%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (3.96%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (3.96%) SCCM
3 1 (0.99%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.99%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.99%) Ganeti
3 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.99%) Puppet
3 1 (0.99%) RSA enVision
3 1 (0.99%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 69 (68.32%) Cisco
2 67 (66.34%) Juniper
3 66 (65.35%) F5
4 65 (64.36%) CheckPoint
4 65 (64.36%) Palo Alto
5 64 (63.37%) Sourcefire
6 63 (62.38%) Blue Coat
6 63 (62.38%) Crossbeam
7 17 (16.83%) Oracle
7 17 (16.83%) Red Hat
8 13 (12.87%) VMware
9 12 (11.88%) HP
10 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
11 5 (4.95%) Sun
12 4 (3.96%) Brocade
12 4 (3.96%) Citrix
12 4 (3.96%) EMC
12 4 (3.96%) NetApp
13 3 (2.97%) Lotus
13 3 (2.97%) Novell