The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 68 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.31% 0.14% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.53% 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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 Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
131 172 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.34% 24.33% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 111 151 112
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Solaris
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent +2 2 £40,000 -
Solaris
West Midlands

Solaris
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Nagios
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) CentOS
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (83.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 5 (83.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Informatics

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Field Service Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Clustering
1 5 (83.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) CentOS
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (83.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle