The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 15 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 3.23% 1.23% 18.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 33.33% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 17
Average salary £37,500 £54,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.19% +21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £54,500 £42,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £54,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Solaris
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rickmansworth region.

Operating Systems Category
Rickmansworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 3 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 22.58% 3.70% 42.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 40
Average salary £45,000 £54,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.43% +9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £54,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £64,860 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Rickmansworth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Solaris
Salary Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Rickmansworth region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Rickmansworth

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 13 (92.86%) Shell Script
2 9 (64.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (64.29%) J2EE
2 9 (64.29%) WebLogic
2 9 (64.29%) UNIX
3 8 (57.14%) Middleware
4 7 (50.00%) Apache
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (50.00%) HTTP
5 6 (42.86%) Perl
5 6 (42.86%) AWK
5 6 (42.86%) Operations Management
6 5 (35.71%) Korn
6 5 (35.71%) Marketing
6 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (35.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Python
6 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 5 (35.71%) VBA
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
8 3 (21.43%) Ant
8 3 (21.43%) Sun
8 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
9 2 (14.29%) Change Management
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) VMware

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 9 (64.29%) WebLogic
2 7 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Ant
General
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Capacity Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) J2EE
2 8 (57.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Celerra
1 1 (7.14%) Symmetrix DMX
1 1 (7.14%) CLARiiON
1 1 (7.14%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (42.86%) Operations Management
3 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) SOA
6 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Shell Script
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Perl
3 6 (42.86%) AWK
4 5 (35.71%) Korn
4 5 (35.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 5 (35.71%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) VBA
5 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (7.14%) SRDF
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Sun
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) BEA
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Brocade
5 1 (7.14%) VocaLink
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) StorageTek
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas