The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 38 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 31 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 5.86% 1.74% 2.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.02% 7.89% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 17
Average salary £44,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,600 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +5.35%
Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
163 152 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 30.81% 22.03% 30.42%
Number of salaries quoted 139 120 156
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Solaris
Berkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Slough region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Slough

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 35 (85.37%) Java
2 30 (73.17%) Apache
2 30 (73.17%) Tomcat
3 29 (70.73%) XML
3 29 (70.73%) IntelliJ
3 29 (70.73%) Subversion
3 29 (70.73%) JIRA
3 29 (70.73%) Gradle
3 29 (70.73%) Jenkins
4 27 (65.85%) Open Source
5 26 (63.41%) Liferay
5 26 (63.41%) Scala
5 26 (63.41%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (63.41%) Alfresco
5 26 (63.41%) Groovy
5 26 (63.41%) Web Application Development
5 26 (63.41%) Functional Testing
5 26 (63.41%) MongoDB
5 26 (63.41%) GitHub
5 26 (63.41%) GigaSpaces
5 26 (63.41%) Velocity
5 26 (63.41%) JSR 168
5 26 (63.41%) TDD
5 26 (63.41%) Pair Programming
5 26 (63.41%) Spring
5 26 (63.41%) MVC
5 26 (63.41%) Extreme Programming
5 26 (63.41%) XSLT
5 26 (63.41%) HTML
5 26 (63.41%) Struts

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 30 (73.17%) Apache
1 30 (73.17%) Tomcat
2 26 (63.41%) Liferay
2 26 (63.41%) Alfresco
3 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.32%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (63.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) DNS
2 6 (14.63%) LDAP
2 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.20%) HTTP
4 4 (9.76%) INAP
4 4 (9.76%) SMS
5 3 (7.32%) SS7
5 3 (7.32%) Firewall
5 3 (7.32%) ISUP
5 3 (7.32%) SSH
5 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
5 3 (7.32%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.88%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
7 1 (2.44%) FTP
7 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
7 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.44%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (63.41%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (70.73%) IntelliJ
1 29 (70.73%) Subversion
1 29 (70.73%) JIRA
1 29 (70.73%) Gradle
1 29 (70.73%) Jenkins
2 26 (63.41%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.32%) Ant
3 3 (7.32%) Selenium
3 3 (7.32%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (7.32%) Hudson
4 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.44%) Toad
4 1 (2.44%) Introscope
4 1 (2.44%) JProfiler
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Automotive
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Developer
2 5 (12.20%) Administrator
2 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Operations Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Support Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) XML
2 26 (63.41%) Velocity
2 26 (63.41%) JSR 168
2 26 (63.41%) Spring
2 26 (63.41%) XSLT
2 26 (63.41%) HTML
2 26 (63.41%) Struts
2 26 (63.41%) XHTML
2 26 (63.41%) J2EE
2 26 (63.41%) Servlets
3 5 (12.20%) SOAP
4 3 (7.32%) Rendezvous
4 3 (7.32%) CPAN
4 3 (7.32%) X-Windows
5 1 (2.44%) Middleware
5 1 (2.44%) JDBC
5 1 (2.44%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (65.85%) Open Source
2 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.76%) IVR
4 3 (7.32%) Firmware
4 3 (7.32%) Grid Computing
4 3 (7.32%) Clustering
4 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.32%) CMDB
4 3 (7.32%) Wiki
5 1 (2.44%) DTV
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Linux
2 14 (34.15%) UNIX
3 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (17.07%) AIX
5 5 (12.20%) CentOS
6 4 (9.76%) HPUX
6 4 (9.76%) Windows
7 1 (2.44%) SUSE
7 1 (2.44%) Debian
7 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Continuous Integration
1 26 (63.41%) Web Application Development
1 26 (63.41%) Functional Testing
1 26 (63.41%) TDD
1 26 (63.41%) Pair Programming
1 26 (63.41%) MVC
1 26 (63.41%) Extreme Programming
2 16 (39.02%) E-Commerce
2 16 (39.02%) Quality Management
3 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
3 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (9.76%) Project Management
3 4 (9.76%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Kanban
4 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (85.37%) Java
2 26 (63.41%) Scala
2 26 (63.41%) Groovy
2 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
3 10 (24.39%) Perl
4 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.76%) C
5 3 (7.32%) Ruby
5 3 (7.32%) Korn
5 3 (7.32%) C-shell
6 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) SQL
7 1 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) ISEB
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) RHCE
3 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) NFS
2 3 (7.32%) Xen
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (7.32%) Nagios
2 3 (7.32%) YUM
2 3 (7.32%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.44%) nmon
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) GigaSpaces
2 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
3 7 (17.07%) HP
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
4 5 (12.20%) Redknee
5 4 (9.76%) VMware
5 4 (9.76%) Sun
5 4 (9.76%) EMC
6 3 (7.32%) BEA
6 3 (7.32%) TIBCO
6 3 (7.32%) Dell
6 3 (7.32%) Vignette
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle
6 3 (7.32%) Google
7 1 (2.44%) Cognizant
7 1 (2.44%) Juniper
7 1 (2.44%) SAP