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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 43 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.76% 0.36% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.08% 1.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +5.74%
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
65 54 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 24.81% 19.35% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 43 29 49
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Solihull

Solaris
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Transition Management
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Junior
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Transition Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects