The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 48 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.70% 0.33% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.13% 1.43% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £52,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Solaris
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 70 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 22.30% 23.26% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 44 56 39
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% +31.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £42,000 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Solaris
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Solihull

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Netezza
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Progress
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) CommVault
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Netezza
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Progress
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) Capita