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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 240 189 129
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -60
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 228 301 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 1.36% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.48% 4.84% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 170 227 378
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
6553 6214 6887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.44% 28.16% 30.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5360 5257 6104
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 86 £47,500 +17.28% 8
Surrey -11 62 £49,250 -3.90% 2
Hampshire -27 49 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 11 £57,000 +26.66%
Oxfordshire +9 7 £43,000 -21.46% 1
West Sussex -27 7 £49,000 +3.15% 1
Kent -8 5 £62,500 +35.13% 1
Middlesex -3 2 £77,500 +6.89%
Thames Valley - 2 £53,000 -
Home Counties +6 1 - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 410 (82.33%) Linux
2 319 (64.06%) UNIX
3 288 (57.83%) Windows
4 205 (41.16%) Oracle
5 171 (34.34%) AIX
6 151 (30.32%) Red Hat
7 137 (27.51%) VMware
8 127 (25.50%) Sun
9 124 (24.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 121 (24.30%) Finance
11 119 (23.90%) SQL
12 116 (23.29%) Microsoft
13 105 (21.08%) HP
14 102 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 94 (18.88%) TCP/IP
16 90 (18.07%) ITIL
17 83 (16.67%) SAN
18 82 (16.47%) Firewall
19 81 (16.27%) Cisco
20 78 (15.66%) SQL Server
21 75 (15.06%) Shell Script
22 73 (14.66%) Java
23 72 (14.46%) Perl
24 69 (13.86%) Degree
25 66 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
26 65 (13.05%) MySQL
27 64 (12.85%) DNS
27 64 (12.85%) Veritas
28 63 (12.65%) IBM
29 60 (12.05%) LDAP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 53 (10.64%) Apache
2 37 (7.43%) WebLogic
3 33 (6.63%) Tomcat
4 31 (6.22%) IIS
5 25 (5.02%) WebSphere
6 24 (4.82%) JBoss
7 11 (2.21%) JCAPS
8 7 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
9 6 (1.20%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.20%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.80%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.80%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.80%) Site Server
11 4 (0.80%) Liferay
12 3 (0.60%) Lync
12 3 (0.60%) SAS
13 2 (0.40%) CMS
13 2 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 35 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.01%) MS Office
3 9 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.81%) SaaS
3 4 (0.80%) GitHub
4 2 (0.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 94 (18.88%) TCP/IP
2 83 (16.67%) SAN
3 82 (16.47%) Firewall
4 64 (12.85%) DNS
5 60 (12.05%) LDAP
6 59 (11.85%) HTTP
7 56 (11.24%) Internet
8 54 (10.84%) WAN
9 46 (9.24%) LAN
10 37 (7.43%) VPN
11 22 (4.42%) DHCP
11 22 (4.42%) Wireshark
12 21 (4.22%) NAS
12 21 (4.22%) SMTP
13 19 (3.82%) SSL
13 19 (3.82%) tcpdump
14 18 (3.61%) Intrusion Detection
15 16 (3.21%) VLAN
16 14 (2.81%) Ethernet
16 14 (2.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 65 (13.05%) MySQL
3 59 (11.85%) Oracle Database
4 29 (5.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 28 (5.62%) Relational Database
6 26 (5.22%) RDBMS
7 22 (4.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 19 (3.82%) DB2
9 13 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (1.00%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (0.80%) OLTP
13 4 (0.80%) Oracle Discoverer
13 4 (0.80%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.80%) Essbase
14 3 (0.60%) VLDB
15 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
16 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 39 (7.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 33 (6.63%) QuickTest Pro
3 28 (5.62%) JMeter
3 28 (5.62%) Selenium
4 23 (4.62%) Ant
5 18 (3.61%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.81%) LoadRunner
6 9 (1.81%) Eclipse
6 9 (1.81%) Subversion
6 9 (1.81%) SilkPerformer
7 8 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.20%) InstallShield
9 5 (1.00%) WinRunner
9 5 (1.00%) 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
1 121 (24.30%) Finance
2 47 (9.44%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.82%) Banking
4 21 (4.22%) French Language
4 21 (4.22%) German Language
5 19 (3.82%) Legal
6 16 (3.21%) Retail
7 14 (2.81%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.61%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.41%) Marketing
11 3 (0.60%) Billing
12 2 (0.40%) Electronics
12 2 (0.40%) Military
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Law
13 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 80 (16.06%) Administrator
2 51 (10.24%) Support Engineer
2 51 (10.24%) Systems Administrator
3 45 (9.04%) Consultant
4 44 (8.84%) Analyst
4 44 (8.84%) Architect
5 37 (7.43%) UNIX Administrator
5 37 (7.43%) Technical Engineer
5 37 (7.43%) UNIX Engineer
6 36 (7.23%) DBA
7 35 (7.03%) Technical Support
7 35 (7.03%) Developer
8 34 (6.83%) Oracle DBA
9 33 (6.63%) Tester
10 27 (5.42%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 27 (5.42%) Technical Support Engineer
10 27 (5.42%) Linux Engineer
11 25 (5.02%) Software Tester
12 23 (4.62%) Linux Administrator
13 22 (4.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (10.44%) Web Services
2 44 (8.84%) J2EE
3 42 (8.43%) XML
4 29 (5.82%) HTML
4 29 (5.82%) Middleware
5 16 (3.21%) WebSphere MQ
6 15 (3.01%) JSON
7 14 (2.81%) Ajax
8 13 (2.61%) SOAP
9 9 (1.81%) Ext JS
10 8 (1.61%) YAML
10 8 (1.61%) MAPI
10 8 (1.61%) LAMP
11 7 (1.41%) Java EE
11 7 (1.41%) XSLT
11 7 (1.41%) RESTful
12 6 (1.20%) Spring
13 5 (1.00%) Rendezvous
13 5 (1.00%) Struts
13 5 (1.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.44%) Clustering
2 40 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.22%) Management Information System
4 28 (5.62%) Life Science
5 24 (4.82%) Mathematics
6 18 (3.61%) Visualisation
7 16 (3.21%) PKI
8 15 (3.01%) Open Source
8 15 (3.01%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.81%) N-Tier
10 13 (2.61%) Replication
11 12 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
12 11 (2.21%) Mobile App
13 10 (2.01%) Chemistry
13 10 (2.01%) Biology
13 10 (2.01%) Biotechnology
14 9 (1.81%) Mainframe
15 7 (1.41%) HACMP
15 7 (1.41%) CMDB
16 6 (1.20%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 410 (82.33%) Linux
2 319 (64.06%) UNIX
3 288 (57.83%) Windows
4 171 (34.34%) AIX
5 124 (24.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 66 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (11.45%) HPUX
8 44 (8.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (6.22%) Mac OS X
10 24 (4.82%) CentOS
11 17 (3.41%) SUSE
12 16 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (3.01%) Windows 7
14 14 (2.81%) Windows 2000
15 12 (2.41%) IRIX
16 11 (2.21%) Windows XP
17 9 (1.81%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (1.81%) Ubuntu
18 8 (1.61%) Debian
19 5 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (18.07%) ITIL
2 46 (9.24%) Project Management
3 39 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (7.43%) Validation
5 36 (7.23%) Software Engineering
6 32 (6.43%) SOA
7 30 (6.02%) Test Scripting
8 28 (5.62%) Problem Management
9 27 (5.42%) Test Management
9 27 (5.42%) Migration
10 26 (5.22%) Change Management
11 24 (4.82%) Load Balancing
12 22 (4.42%) E-Commerce
12 22 (4.42%) Kalman Filter
13 21 (4.22%) Test Automation
13 21 (4.22%) Service Management
14 20 (4.02%) Capacity Planning
15 19 (3.82%) SIEM
15 19 (3.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 119 (23.90%) SQL
2 75 (15.06%) Shell Script
3 73 (14.66%) Java
4 72 (14.46%) Perl
5 48 (9.64%) C++
6 47 (9.44%) PL/SQL
7 41 (8.23%) Python
8 33 (6.63%) Ruby
9 25 (5.02%) C
10 23 (4.62%) JavaScript
11 17 (3.41%) C#
12 13 (2.61%) PHP
12 13 (2.61%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.01%) Bourne shell
14 9 (1.81%) Korn
15 8 (1.61%) VB
16 7 (1.41%) Bash Shell
17 6 (1.20%) VB6
18 4 (0.80%) Groovy
18 4 (0.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (13.86%) Degree
2 51 (10.24%) Security Cleared
2 51 (10.24%) ISEB
3 38 (7.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 36 (7.23%) SC Cleared
5 21 (4.22%) DV Cleared
6 20 (4.02%) ISTQB
7 17 (3.41%) CCNA
7 17 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (3.21%) PhD
9 15 (3.01%) GCIA
9 15 (3.01%) SCSA
10 10 (2.01%) GCIH
10 10 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (2.01%) Sun Certification
11 9 (1.81%) RHCE
12 8 (1.61%) MCSE
12 8 (1.61%) GIAC
13 7 (1.41%) CCNP
14 6 (1.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.62%) SLA
2 11 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.01%) GLP
4 9 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.81%) QA
5 7 (1.41%) COBIT
6 5 (1.00%) COSO
7 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 102 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (7.03%) Active Directory
3 30 (6.02%) VMware ESX
4 24 (4.82%) Hyper-V
5 22 (4.42%) Oracle RMAN
6 19 (3.82%) Oracle RAC
7 17 (3.41%) NFS
8 16 (3.21%) Firmware
8 16 (3.21%) vSphere
9 15 (3.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 15 (3.01%) XenApp
10 14 (2.81%) XenDesktop
10 14 (2.81%) Snort
11 11 (2.21%) VMware Workstation
12 10 (2.01%) Veritas File System
13 8 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 7 (1.41%) KVM
15 6 (1.20%) ISA Server
15 6 (1.20%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 38 (7.63%) NetBackup
2 33 (6.63%) Puppet
3 25 (5.02%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (4.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 19 (3.82%) Control-M
6 16 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (2.61%) Tivoli
8 12 (2.41%) Data Guard
9 11 (2.21%) OpenView
9 11 (2.21%) Nagios
10 9 (1.81%) Legato
11 8 (1.61%) SCCM
12 7 (1.41%) WSUS
13 6 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
14 4 (0.80%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.80%) AppManager
15 3 (0.60%) MIMEsweeper
16 2 (0.40%) CA SiteMinder
16 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 2 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 205 (41.16%) Oracle
2 151 (30.32%) Red Hat
3 137 (27.51%) VMware
4 127 (25.50%) Sun
5 116 (23.29%) Microsoft
6 105 (21.08%) HP
7 81 (16.27%) Cisco
8 64 (12.85%) Veritas
9 63 (12.65%) IBM
10 45 (9.04%) EMC
11 39 (7.83%) Citrix
12 33 (6.63%) NetApp
13 24 (4.82%) CheckPoint
13 24 (4.82%) Sourcefire
13 24 (4.82%) Sybase
14 22 (4.42%) 3PAR
15 21 (4.22%) Juniper
16 20 (4.02%) Dell
16 20 (4.02%) F5
17 12 (2.41%) Blue Coat
Bracknell
DP Connect
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health Insurance, Bonus,
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £62500 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + benefits+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 9 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 11 days ago
Bracknell
DP Connect
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health Insurance, Bonus,
Posted: 18 days ago
Basingstoke
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £54000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago