The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 254 188 139
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -49
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 201 296 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.94% 1.40% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.14% 5.01% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 150 209 382
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
Solaris
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6401 5904 6845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.82% 27.89% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5243 4941 6088
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Solaris
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Solaris Salary Trend in the South East

Solaris
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in the South East

Solaris
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -15 84 £40,000 - 2
Surrey -9 48 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Hampshire -49 36 £40,500 -19.00% 3
Oxfordshire +7 14 £43,000 -40.68% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 14 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Kent -4 8 £58,500 +67.14%
Thames Valley - 2 £53,000 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 408 (81.27%) Linux
2 328 (65.34%) UNIX
3 292 (58.17%) Windows
4 204 (40.64%) Oracle
5 174 (34.66%) AIX
6 152 (30.28%) Red Hat
7 145 (28.88%) VMware
8 133 (26.49%) Sun
9 121 (24.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 119 (23.71%) Finance
11 117 (23.31%) Microsoft
12 116 (23.11%) SQL
13 105 (20.92%) HP
14 100 (19.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 91 (18.13%) Firewall
16 90 (17.93%) TCP/IP
17 87 (17.33%) SAN
18 85 (16.93%) Perl
19 82 (16.33%) ITIL
20 81 (16.14%) Cisco
21 77 (15.34%) Shell Script
22 76 (15.14%) SQL Server
23 73 (14.54%) Java
24 72 (14.34%) Degree
24 72 (14.34%) Windows Server 2008
25 69 (13.75%) IBM
26 66 (13.15%) Veritas
27 65 (12.95%) DNS
28 62 (12.35%) LDAP
29 58 (11.55%) Oracle Database

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 51 (10.16%) Apache
2 39 (7.77%) WebLogic
3 31 (6.18%) IIS
4 27 (5.38%) Tomcat
5 26 (5.18%) WebSphere
6 20 (3.98%) JBoss
7 10 (1.99%) JCAPS
8 8 (1.59%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
10 6 (1.20%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.80%) Site Server
11 4 (0.80%) Liferay
11 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.80%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.80%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.60%) Lync
13 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.79%) MS Office
3 13 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (2.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.99%) SaaS
3 4 (0.80%) GitHub
4 2 (0.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 91 (18.13%) Firewall
2 90 (17.93%) TCP/IP
3 87 (17.33%) SAN
4 65 (12.95%) DNS
5 62 (12.35%) LDAP
6 54 (10.76%) HTTP
7 53 (10.56%) Internet
8 51 (10.16%) WAN
9 45 (8.96%) LAN
10 40 (7.97%) VPN
11 22 (4.38%) SMTP
12 21 (4.18%) NAS
13 20 (3.98%) Wireshark
13 20 (3.98%) Ethernet
13 20 (3.98%) SSL
14 19 (3.78%) VoIP
15 18 (3.59%) Intrusion Detection
15 18 (3.59%) tcpdump
16 17 (3.39%) VLAN
17 15 (2.99%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 58 (11.55%) Oracle Database
3 56 (11.16%) MySQL
4 27 (5.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (3.98%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.59%) RDBMS
6 18 (3.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 17 (3.39%) DB2
8 13 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (0.80%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.80%) Essbase
11 4 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (0.80%) OLTP
11 4 (0.80%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.60%) VLDB
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 38 (7.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 30 (5.98%) QuickTest Pro
3 25 (4.98%) JMeter
3 25 (4.98%) Selenium
4 19 (3.78%) Ant
5 15 (2.99%) Visual Studio
6 13 (2.59%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (1.79%) LoadRunner
7 9 (1.79%) SilkPerformer
8 8 (1.59%) Subversion
8 8 (1.59%) InstallShield
8 8 (1.59%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.00%) WinRunner
10 4 (0.80%) Maven
10 4 (0.80%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.80%) ProC
10 4 (0.80%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.60%) Gradle
11 3 (0.60%) JIRA
12 2 (0.40%) Hudson
General
1 119 (23.71%) Finance
2 52 (10.36%) Telecoms
3 26 (5.18%) Banking
4 17 (3.39%) Legal
4 17 (3.39%) French Language
5 16 (3.19%) German Language
6 15 (2.99%) Retail
7 14 (2.79%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.59%) Marketing
10 6 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.60%) Publishing
11 3 (0.60%) Billing
12 2 (0.40%) Back Office
12 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.20%) Electronics
13 1 (0.20%) Military
13 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 84 (16.73%) Administrator
2 57 (11.35%) Systems Administrator
3 50 (9.96%) Support Engineer
4 44 (8.76%) Architect
4 44 (8.76%) UNIX Administrator
5 43 (8.57%) Analyst
6 40 (7.97%) Consultant
7 36 (7.17%) Technical Engineer
8 34 (6.77%) Technical Support
9 33 (6.57%) Developer
10 32 (6.37%) Tester
10 32 (6.37%) UNIX Engineer
11 31 (6.18%) DBA
11 31 (6.18%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 29 (5.78%) Oracle DBA
13 25 (4.98%) Technical Support Engineer
14 24 (4.78%) Linux Engineer
15 23 (4.58%) Software Tester
16 22 (4.38%) Linux Administrator
17 21 (4.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.76%) Web Services
2 42 (8.37%) J2EE
3 40 (7.97%) XML
4 28 (5.58%) HTML
5 27 (5.38%) Middleware
6 17 (3.39%) SOAP
7 15 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
8 13 (2.59%) LAMP
9 12 (2.39%) JSON
10 11 (2.19%) Ajax
11 10 (1.99%) MAPI
12 8 (1.59%) XSLT
12 8 (1.59%) Ext JS
13 7 (1.39%) RESTful
14 6 (1.20%) YAML
14 6 (1.20%) .NET
14 6 (1.20%) Spring
14 6 (1.20%) Java EE
15 5 (1.00%) Struts
16 4 (0.80%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.76%) Clustering
2 44 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.18%) Management Information System
4 25 (4.98%) Life Science
5 23 (4.58%) Mathematics
6 21 (4.18%) Open Source
7 18 (3.59%) PKI
8 15 (2.99%) Visualisation
8 15 (2.99%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.79%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.79%) N-Tier
9 14 (2.79%) HACMP
10 13 (2.59%) Replication
10 13 (2.59%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (1.99%) Mainframe
11 10 (1.99%) Chemistry
11 10 (1.99%) Biology
11 10 (1.99%) Biotechnology
12 9 (1.79%) iPhone
12 9 (1.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 408 (81.27%) Linux
2 328 (65.34%) UNIX
3 292 (58.17%) Windows
4 174 (34.66%) AIX
5 121 (24.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 72 (14.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (10.36%) HPUX
8 49 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (5.78%) CentOS
10 28 (5.58%) Mac OS X
11 19 (3.78%) SUSE
12 18 (3.59%) Windows 2000
12 18 (3.59%) Windows 7
12 18 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (2.79%) Ubuntu
13 14 (2.79%) Debian
14 12 (2.39%) IRIX
14 12 (2.39%) Windows XP
15 11 (2.19%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (1.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (16.33%) ITIL
2 48 (9.56%) Project Management
3 41 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 35 (6.97%) Software Engineering
6 34 (6.77%) SOA
7 29 (5.78%) Validation
8 28 (5.58%) Change Management
9 27 (5.38%) Migration
9 27 (5.38%) Test Scripting
10 25 (4.98%) Load Balancing
11 24 (4.78%) Test Management
11 24 (4.78%) E-Commerce
12 23 (4.58%) Test Automation
12 23 (4.58%) Kalman Filter
13 20 (3.98%) Mentoring
14 19 (3.78%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (3.78%) Performance Analysis
14 19 (3.78%) Capacity Management
14 19 (3.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (23.11%) SQL
2 85 (16.93%) Perl
3 77 (15.34%) Shell Script
4 73 (14.54%) Java
5 49 (9.76%) Python
6 46 (9.16%) C++
7 42 (8.37%) PL/SQL
8 36 (7.17%) Ruby
9 24 (4.78%) C
10 20 (3.98%) C#
11 19 (3.78%) JavaScript
12 13 (2.59%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.19%) PHP
14 10 (1.99%) Bourne shell
14 10 (1.99%) Korn
15 7 (1.39%) VB
16 6 (1.20%) VB6
17 5 (1.00%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.80%) Scala
18 4 (0.80%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 72 (14.34%) Degree
2 48 (9.56%) ISEB
3 46 (9.16%) Security Cleared
4 34 (6.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 32 (6.37%) SC Cleared
6 23 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (4.58%) CCNA
7 22 (4.38%) ISTQB
8 18 (3.59%) DV Cleared
9 16 (3.19%) PhD
10 15 (2.99%) SCSA
11 14 (2.79%) GCIA
11 14 (2.79%) Sun Certification
12 11 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (2.19%) CCNP
12 11 (2.19%) MCSE
13 10 (1.99%) GCIH
14 8 (1.59%) CISSP
15 7 (1.39%) GIAC
16 6 (1.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.77%) SLA
2 10 (1.99%) GLP
2 10 (1.99%) QA
2 10 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.39%) COBIT
4 5 (1.00%) COSO
4 5 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 100 (19.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (7.37%) Active Directory
3 28 (5.58%) VMware ESX
4 27 (5.38%) Hyper-V
5 23 (4.58%) NFS
6 20 (3.98%) Oracle RMAN
7 19 (3.78%) vSphere
8 18 (3.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 15 (2.99%) XenApp
9 15 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
10 14 (2.79%) XenDesktop
10 14 (2.79%) Firmware
11 13 (2.59%) Snort
11 13 (2.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 11 (2.19%) VMware Workstation
13 10 (1.99%) Veritas File System
14 7 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (1.39%) ISA Server
15 6 (1.20%) Sendmail
16 5 (1.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 41 (8.17%) NetBackup
2 39 (7.77%) Puppet
3 25 (4.98%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (3.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 20 (3.98%) Control-M
5 19 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.59%) Tivoli
7 12 (2.39%) OpenView
8 9 (1.79%) Legato
8 9 (1.79%) Nagios
9 8 (1.59%) SCCM
9 8 (1.59%) Data Guard
10 7 (1.39%) WSUS
11 4 (0.80%) AppManager
11 4 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.60%) Zenoss
12 3 (0.60%) CA SiteMinder
12 3 (0.60%) MIMEsweeper
13 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.40%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 204 (40.64%) Oracle
2 152 (30.28%) Red Hat
3 145 (28.88%) VMware
4 133 (26.49%) Sun
5 117 (23.31%) Microsoft
6 105 (20.92%) HP
7 81 (16.14%) Cisco
8 69 (13.75%) IBM
9 66 (13.15%) Veritas
10 46 (9.16%) Citrix
11 42 (8.37%) EMC
12 33 (6.57%) NetApp
13 31 (6.18%) Juniper
14 26 (5.18%) Sourcefire
15 23 (4.58%) F5
16 22 (4.38%) 3PAR
17 21 (4.18%) Dell
17 21 (4.18%) Sybase
18 19 (3.78%) CheckPoint
19 15 (2.99%) Blue Coat
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £55000 per annum - 12.5% bonus, 25 days, Pension to 7%, Med
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago