The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 51 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 13 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.23% 3.32% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.53% 12.58% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 15
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
199 159 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 34.19% 26.41% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 168 138 136
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Solaris
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Slough

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 20 (95.24%) UNIX
1 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Red Hat
3 15 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (42.86%) OpenUP
4 9 (42.86%) Mobile App
4 9 (42.86%) Redknee
4 9 (42.86%) Citrix
5 7 (33.33%) HP
5 7 (33.33%) AIX
6 6 (28.57%) HPUX
6 6 (28.57%) SOAP
6 6 (28.57%) Java
6 6 (28.57%) Perl
6 6 (28.57%) EMC
6 6 (28.57%) Project Management
6 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 6 (28.57%) CMDB
6 6 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
7 5 (23.81%) JNCIA
7 5 (23.81%) CCNA
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) DAB
7 5 (23.81%) Firmware
7 5 (23.81%) NFS
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (23.81%) Juniper
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle
7 5 (23.81%) HTML

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) Alfresco
1 1 (4.76%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DAB
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 4 (19.05%) SGSN
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) VLAN
2 4 (19.05%) IMAP
2 4 (19.05%) CDMA
2 4 (19.05%) GPRS
2 4 (19.05%) GSM
2 4 (19.05%) POP3
2 4 (19.05%) SMTP
2 4 (19.05%) HTTP
2 4 (19.05%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) GGSN
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
1 1 (4.76%) NetBeans
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) Maven
1 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.76%) Mockito
1 1 (4.76%) Hamcrest
1 1 (4.76%) Hudson
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Consultant
1 5 (23.81%) Applications Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Operations Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Applications Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) Support Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) Applications Support
2 4 (19.05%) Applications Support Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) SOAP
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) MAPI
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
4 1 (4.76%) Velocity
4 1 (4.76%) FreeMarker
4 1 (4.76%) REST
4 1 (4.76%) Struts
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) XSLT
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 6 (28.57%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) LPAR
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) AS400
3 1 (4.76%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) UNIX
1 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (33.33%) AIX
4 6 (28.57%) HPUX
5 4 (19.05%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) OpenUP
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Security Management
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
1 6 (28.57%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) Groovy
2 1 (4.76%) Scala
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CCNA
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (23.81%) JNCIA
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) NFS
1 5 (23.81%) Firmware
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Red Hat
2 9 (42.86%) Redknee
2 9 (42.86%) Citrix
3 7 (33.33%) HP
4 6 (28.57%) EMC
5 5 (23.81%) Juniper
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Sun
6 1 (4.76%) Brocade
6 1 (4.76%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (4.76%) VMware