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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 35 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.47% 0.73% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.81% 2.99% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £52,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
37 67 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 13.55% 24.36% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 47 53
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Sybase
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Nagios
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) CommVault
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) Legato
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (33.33%) Legato
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (33.33%) CommVault
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle