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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 295 209 159
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -50
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 153 277 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 1.23% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.58% 4.26% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 123 228 266
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
5932 6499 6036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.54% 28.91% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5123 5356 5219
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
Surrey -8 63 £52,500 -8.69% 3
Berkshire -20 40 £42,000 -9.67% 1
Hampshire -12 31 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Oxfordshire +10 10 £43,500 +50.12%
West Sussex -14 6 £45,000 -8.16% 1
Buckinghamshire -33 5 £62,750 +14.09%
Middlesex +2 4 £50,000 -9.09%
East Sussex +17 2 £37,500 - 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 289 (81.41%) Linux
2 220 (61.97%) UNIX
3 188 (52.96%) Windows
4 184 (51.83%) Oracle
5 147 (41.41%) Red Hat
6 115 (32.39%) ITIL
7 100 (28.17%) VMware
8 98 (27.61%) AIX
9 95 (26.76%) Sun
10 94 (26.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 92 (25.92%) Perl
12 90 (25.35%) Cisco
13 84 (23.66%) Degree
14 83 (23.38%) TCP/IP
15 77 (21.69%) Microsoft
15 77 (21.69%) Firewall
16 70 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
17 68 (19.15%) SAN
18 67 (18.87%) IBM
19 64 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
20 62 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
20 62 (17.46%) HP
21 60 (16.90%) Oracle Database
22 56 (15.77%) SQL Server
23 52 (14.65%) Computer Science
24 46 (12.96%) Security Cleared
25 45 (12.68%) Bash Shell
25 45 (12.68%) NetApp
26 44 (12.39%) SQL
27 43 (12.11%) E-Commerce

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 25 (7.04%) Apache
2 17 (4.79%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.94%) Oracle Application Server
4 13 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (3.38%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.25%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.97%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.97%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (1.69%) IIS
8 6 (1.69%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.56%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.56%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.28%) Lync
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 39 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.51%) MS Office
3 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.54%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.28%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 83 (23.38%) TCP/IP
2 77 (21.69%) Firewall
3 68 (19.15%) SAN
4 41 (11.55%) WAN
5 37 (10.42%) LAN
6 34 (9.58%) DNS
7 27 (7.61%) LDAP
8 24 (6.76%) Internet
9 14 (3.94%) VoIP
10 11 (3.10%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (2.82%) NAS
12 9 (2.54%) Wireshark
12 9 (2.54%) DMZ
12 9 (2.54%) GSM
13 8 (2.25%) VPN
14 7 (1.97%) SMTP
14 7 (1.97%) FTP
14 7 (1.97%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (1.69%) HTTP
15 6 (1.69%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (16.90%) Oracle Database
2 56 (15.77%) SQL Server
3 39 (10.99%) Relational Database
4 31 (8.73%) MySQL
5 23 (6.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (5.92%) DB2
7 17 (4.79%) RDBMS
7 17 (4.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (3.66%) VLDB
8 13 (3.66%) OLTP
8 13 (3.66%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (2.25%) Oracle9i Database
10 8 (2.25%) Informix
10 8 (2.25%) Big Data
11 6 (1.69%) MaxDB
12 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.56%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.28%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 13 (3.66%) InstallShield
2 6 (1.69%) Maven
3 3 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.85%) Subversion
4 1 (0.28%) Ant
4 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.28%) Hudson
4 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (9.01%) Finance
2 22 (6.20%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.66%) French Language
4 11 (3.10%) German Language
5 10 (2.82%) Publishing
5 10 (2.82%) Back Office
6 8 (2.25%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.69%) Legal
7 6 (1.69%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.41%) Electronics
8 5 (1.41%) Italian Language
9 4 (1.13%) Banking
10 3 (0.85%) Military
10 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.56%) Law
12 1 (0.28%) Retail
12 1 (0.28%) Billing
12 1 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 85 (23.94%) Administrator
2 62 (17.46%) Systems Administrator
3 43 (12.11%) UNIX Administrator
4 36 (10.14%) Analyst
5 31 (8.73%) Architect
6 29 (8.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 27 (7.61%) Systems Engineer
8 26 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
10 23 (6.48%) DBA
11 22 (6.20%) Support Engineer
12 19 (5.35%) Software Engineer
13 17 (4.79%) Developer
13 17 (4.79%) Oracle DBA
14 16 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 15 (4.23%) Security Engineer
15 15 (4.23%) UNIX Engineer
16 14 (3.94%) Technical Engineer
16 14 (3.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 14 (3.94%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.42%) Web Services
2 35 (9.86%) XML
3 29 (8.17%) HTML
4 23 (6.48%) J2EE
5 19 (5.35%) CSS
6 15 (4.23%) Ajax
7 12 (3.38%) .NET
8 11 (3.10%) Middleware
8 11 (3.10%) JSON
9 10 (2.82%) SOAP
9 10 (2.82%) WebCenter
9 10 (2.82%) Spring
10 7 (1.97%) jQuery
11 5 (1.41%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.41%) Java EE
11 5 (1.41%) XSLT
11 5 (1.41%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.13%) Spring MVC
12 4 (1.13%) REST
13 3 (0.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.65%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.89%) Enterprise Storage
2 28 (7.89%) Clustering
3 27 (7.61%) Hybrid Cloud
4 25 (7.04%) Data Centre
5 23 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (4.79%) Mathematics
7 13 (3.66%) HACMP
8 10 (2.82%) AS400
8 10 (2.82%) Physics
8 10 (2.82%) Statistics
9 9 (2.54%) DataPower
9 9 (2.54%) LPAR
9 9 (2.54%) Algorithms
10 8 (2.25%) Replication
10 8 (2.25%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.97%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.97%) Semantic Web
11 7 (1.97%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.69%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 289 (81.41%) Linux
2 220 (61.97%) UNIX
3 188 (52.96%) Windows
4 98 (27.61%) AIX
5 94 (26.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 64 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (6.20%) SUSE
9 21 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (5.63%) Oracle Linux
11 19 (5.35%) HPUX
11 19 (5.35%) Windows 2000
12 15 (4.23%) CentOS
13 12 (3.38%) Debian
14 8 (2.25%) Fedora
15 4 (1.13%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.56%) IRIX
17 2 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (32.39%) ITIL
2 70 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (12.11%) E-Commerce
4 35 (9.86%) Software Engineering
5 34 (9.58%) Time Management
6 30 (8.45%) Project Management
6 30 (8.45%) Mentoring
7 22 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (6.20%) Incident Management
8 21 (5.92%) Change Management
9 20 (5.63%) Security Management
10 19 (5.35%) Capacity Planning
10 19 (5.35%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (4.79%) Service Management
12 15 (4.23%) Knowledge Management
12 15 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
13 14 (3.94%) Patch Management
14 13 (3.66%) DevOps
14 13 (3.66%) Test Strategy
14 13 (3.66%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (25.92%) Perl
2 45 (12.68%) Bash Shell
3 44 (12.39%) SQL
4 42 (11.83%) Python
5 37 (10.42%) Shell Script
6 33 (9.30%) C++
7 29 (8.17%) JavaScript
8 24 (6.76%) Java
9 22 (6.20%) Ruby
10 19 (5.35%) C
11 18 (5.07%) C#
12 15 (4.23%) Korn
13 11 (3.10%) Bourne shell
14 10 (2.82%) PL/SQL
15 9 (2.54%) PowerShell
16 8 (2.25%) AWK
17 3 (0.85%) sed
18 2 (0.56%) Ada
19 1 (0.28%) Tcl
19 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 84 (23.66%) Degree
2 46 (12.96%) Security Cleared
3 37 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 23 (6.48%) RHCE
5 15 (4.23%) ISEB
6 13 (3.66%) ISTQB
7 12 (3.38%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (2.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (2.25%) CCNA
10 8 (2.25%) IBM AIX Certification
11 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.41%) OCP
11 5 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (1.41%) MCSE
11 5 (1.41%) MCSA
12 4 (1.13%) MCDBA
12 4 (1.13%) MCP
12 4 (1.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.45%) QA
2 19 (5.35%) SLA
3 5 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.13%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.28%) FISMA
System Software
1 62 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (9.86%) Active Directory
3 25 (7.04%) XenApp
4 19 (5.35%) Xen
5 18 (5.07%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (3.38%) Samba
7 8 (2.25%) NFS
7 8 (2.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 8 (2.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (1.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 5 (1.41%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.85%) Snort
9 3 (0.85%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.28%) Firmware
11 1 (0.28%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.28%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.28%) VMFS
11 1 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 31 (8.73%) NetBackup
2 29 (8.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 25 (7.04%) Oracle ZFS
4 20 (5.63%) Puppet
5 17 (4.79%) Data Guard
6 13 (3.66%) Nagios
7 8 (2.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (1.69%) Legato
8 6 (1.69%) Tivoli
8 6 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (1.69%) CA Single Sign-On
8 6 (1.69%) ARCserve
8 6 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (1.69%) SnapMirror
8 6 (1.69%) SnapVault
9 4 (1.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 3 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.85%) Control-M
10 3 (0.85%) OpenView
10 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 184 (51.83%) Oracle
2 147 (41.41%) Red Hat
3 100 (28.17%) VMware
4 95 (26.76%) Sun
5 90 (25.35%) Cisco
6 77 (21.69%) Microsoft
7 67 (18.87%) IBM
8 62 (17.46%) HP
9 45 (12.68%) NetApp
10 41 (11.55%) Veritas
11 36 (10.14%) Juniper
12 35 (9.86%) EMC
13 33 (9.30%) Brocade
14 31 (8.73%) Citrix
15 30 (8.45%) 3PAR
16 29 (8.17%) CheckPoint
17 23 (6.48%) F5
18 20 (5.63%) Sourcefire
19 19 (5.35%) Crossbeam
19 19 (5.35%) Blue Coat
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Great Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Avios
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago