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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 62 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.50% 0.69% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 2.58% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Average salary £36,500 £42,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.61% -14.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
210 155 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 31.58% 26.82% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 165 140 134
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 December 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 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) UNIX
3 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
3 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (66.67%) Java
4 12 (66.67%) Citrix
4 12 (66.67%) Redknee
4 12 (66.67%) Mobile App
5 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
6 9 (50.00%) Perl
6 9 (50.00%) SOAP
7 8 (44.44%) XML
7 8 (44.44%) NFS
7 8 (44.44%) DNS
7 8 (44.44%) OpenUP
8 5 (27.78%) HTML
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle
8 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
8 5 (27.78%) HTTP
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 4 (22.22%) J2EE
9 4 (22.22%) Struts
9 4 (22.22%) XSLT
9 4 (22.22%) Apache
9 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
9 4 (22.22%) LDAP
9 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
9 4 (22.22%) SMS
9 4 (22.22%) IntelliJ

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 4 (22.22%) Alfresco
1 4 (22.22%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) HTTP
3 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) SS7
3 4 (22.22%) ISUP
3 4 (22.22%) INAP
3 4 (22.22%) DAB
3 4 (22.22%) LDAP
3 4 (22.22%) SMS
3 4 (22.22%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.56%) GGSN
4 1 (5.56%) SGSN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) POP3
4 1 (5.56%) SMTP
4 1 (5.56%) CDMA
4 1 (5.56%) GPRS
4 1 (5.56%) GSM
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 4 (22.22%) IntelliJ
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Gradle
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Hudson
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) Mockito
4 1 (5.56%) Hamcrest
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Applications Specialist
1 4 (22.22%) Support Specialist
1 4 (22.22%) Applications Support
1 4 (22.22%) Applications Support Specialist
1 4 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) SOAP
2 8 (44.44%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) J2EE
4 4 (22.22%) Struts
4 4 (22.22%) XSLT
4 4 (22.22%) Rendezvous
4 4 (22.22%) Spring
4 4 (22.22%) Velocity
5 3 (16.67%) JSR 168
5 3 (16.67%) XHTML
5 3 (16.67%) Servlets
6 1 (5.56%) MAPI
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) Symfony
6 1 (5.56%) FreeMarker
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 4 (22.22%) IVR
3 1 (5.56%) LPAR
3 1 (5.56%) HACMP
3 1 (5.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) UNIX
3 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (22.22%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows
5 1 (5.56%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) OpenUP
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Pair Programming
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Web Application Development
4 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) Groovy
3 4 (22.22%) Scala
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCNA
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (22.22%) JNCIA
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) NFS
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
2 12 (66.67%) Citrix
2 12 (66.67%) Redknee
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) Juniper
4 4 (22.22%) TIBCO
4 4 (22.22%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (5.56%) Zend
5 1 (5.56%) Brocade
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) HP