The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 65 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.33% 0.50% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.72% 1.72% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Solaris
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
116 174 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.33% 29.24% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 104 135 189
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,016 £25,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Solaris
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Suffolk

Solaris
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Sales Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle