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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 49 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.31% 5.88% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.00% 18.99% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £42,500 £25,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,164 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -4.08%
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
50 79 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 15.58% 30.98% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35 47 29
Average salary £34,500 £25,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 11 (73.33%) UNIX
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (53.33%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) NetApp
5 6 (40.00%) SAN
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) CommVault
7 4 (26.67%) Hyperion
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
7 4 (26.67%) SOA
7 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
7 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 4 (26.67%) Essbase
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (20.00%) Netezza

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (26.67%) Essbase
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) DBA
2 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) UNIX
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) SOA
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.67%) Coaching
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Transition Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) VCP4
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) NetApp
3 5 (33.33%) CommVault
4 4 (26.67%) Hyperion
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) Netezza
6 2 (13.33%) Veritas
7 1 (6.67%) VMware
7 1 (6.67%) Sun
7 1 (6.67%) Sybase