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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 42 28 44
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 6 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.83% 7.69% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.91% 23.08% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 0
Average salary £28,000 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
55 91 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 16.82% 33.33% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 35
Average salary £30,500 £25,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.60% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £18,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £58,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 January 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Solihull

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (87.50%) Oracle
2 12 (75.00%) UNIX
3 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database
4 9 (56.25%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) Linux
5 8 (50.00%) SAN
5 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 8 (50.00%) NetApp
6 7 (43.75%) CommVault
7 5 (31.25%) IBM
7 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
7 5 (31.25%) Web Services
7 5 (31.25%) Netezza
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
8 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 4 (25.00%) SOA
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (25.00%) Hyperion

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (25.00%) Essbase
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) DBA
2 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) UNIX
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (25.00%) SOA
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Coaching
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.25%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) NetApp
3 7 (43.75%) CommVault
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) Netezza
5 4 (25.00%) Hyperion
6 2 (12.50%) Veritas
7 1 (6.25%) VMware
7 1 (6.25%) Sun
7 1 (6.25%) Sybase