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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 144 159 128
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -31
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 65 65 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.43% 1.28% 1.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.41% 4.67% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 60 57 78
Average salary £60,000 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Solaris
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1473 1391 1469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.38% 27.45% 29.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1321 1237 1327
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 Surrey

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Solaris
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Surrey

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Surrey

Solaris
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 3 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
Staines +8 31 £60,000 -21.31%
Redhill +1 8 £60,000 -
Woking +11 7 £47,500 +58.33%
Leatherhead -1 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Walton-on-Thames - 6 £30,500 -
Chertsey -6 2 £60,000 +48.14%
Caterham - 1 £60,000 -
Dorking - 1 £60,000 -
Horley - 1 £60,000 -
Reigate - 1 £60,000 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 90 (83.33%) Linux
2 75 (69.44%) Red Hat
3 68 (62.96%) UNIX
4 62 (57.41%) Oracle
5 61 (56.48%) Windows
6 54 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (41.67%) AIX
8 42 (38.89%) VMware
9 40 (37.04%) SQL Server
9 40 (37.04%) IBM
10 39 (36.11%) ITIL
11 37 (34.26%) HP
11 37 (34.26%) WAN
12 35 (32.41%) NetApp
13 34 (31.48%) Cisco
14 33 (30.56%) LAN
14 33 (30.56%) E-Commerce
15 32 (29.63%) Sun
16 28 (25.93%) Finance
16 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
16 28 (25.93%) Web Services
16 28 (25.93%) Perl
16 28 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
17 26 (24.07%) Citrix
18 25 (23.15%) Enterprise Storage
18 25 (23.15%) Hybrid Cloud
19 24 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
19 24 (22.22%) 3PAR
19 24 (22.22%) XenApp
20 22 (20.37%) SAN

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (2.78%) Apache
2 2 (1.85%) IIS
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) JBoss
3 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (17.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (34.26%) WAN
2 33 (30.56%) LAN
3 22 (20.37%) SAN
4 13 (12.04%) TCP/IP
4 13 (12.04%) VoIP
5 10 (9.26%) Firewall
6 7 (6.48%) LDAP
7 5 (4.63%) NAS
8 4 (3.70%) DNS
9 3 (2.78%) VPN
9 3 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.85%) SNMP
10 2 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.85%) SSL
10 2 (1.85%) PBX
10 2 (1.85%) SMTP
10 2 (1.85%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.85%) FTP
11 1 (0.93%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.93%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.04%) Oracle Database
3 9 (8.33%) VLDB
3 9 (8.33%) OLTP
4 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.85%) Informix
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.93%) DB2
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (12.04%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (25.93%) Finance
2 13 (12.04%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.78%) Back Office
5 2 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Administrator
2 26 (24.07%) Architect
3 25 (23.15%) UNIX Administrator
4 24 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (17.59%) Analyst
7 14 (12.96%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 13 (12.04%) QA Analyst
9 11 (10.19%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (7.41%) Applications Support
11 5 (4.63%) Software Tester
11 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (4.63%) Tester
11 5 (4.63%) Junior
11 5 (4.63%) Team Leader
11 5 (4.63%) Junior Analyst
12 4 (3.70%) UNIX Team Leader
12 4 (3.70%) Support Engineer
12 4 (3.70%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.93%) Web Services
2 17 (15.74%) XML
3 7 (6.48%) .NET
4 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.85%) J2EE
5 2 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.93%) Middleware
6 1 (0.93%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.15%) Hybrid Cloud
1 25 (23.15%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.33%) HACMP
2 9 (8.33%) AS400
2 9 (8.33%) LPAR
3 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.41%) Clustering
4 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.63%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.70%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.70%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.78%) Replication
8 2 (1.85%) Symmetrix
8 2 (1.85%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.85%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.85%) Eurex
8 2 (1.85%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.85%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.93%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 90 (83.33%) Linux
2 68 (62.96%) UNIX
3 61 (56.48%) Windows
4 54 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (41.67%) AIX
6 9 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.41%) SUSE
8 5 (4.63%) Debian
8 5 (4.63%) CentOS
9 3 (2.78%) Fedora
9 3 (2.78%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.11%) ITIL
2 33 (30.56%) E-Commerce
3 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
3 15 (13.89%) Knowledge Management
4 14 (12.96%) Time Management
5 13 (12.04%) Test Automation
5 13 (12.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (12.04%) Test Strategy
5 13 (12.04%) Software Testing
5 13 (12.04%) Project Planning
5 13 (12.04%) Regression Testing
5 13 (12.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (9.26%) Patch Management
7 9 (8.33%) Software Licensing
7 9 (8.33%) Security Management
7 9 (8.33%) Change Management
8 7 (6.48%) Business Continuity
9 6 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.93%) Perl
2 19 (17.59%) Python
2 19 (17.59%) C++
3 17 (15.74%) C#
4 16 (14.81%) C
5 14 (12.96%) Shell Script
5 14 (12.96%) SQL
6 13 (12.04%) Ruby
7 3 (2.78%) AWK
7 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.78%) Java
8 2 (1.85%) Ada
8 2 (1.85%) Tcl
8 2 (1.85%) PHP
8 2 (1.85%) sed
9 1 (0.93%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.93%) Korn
9 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) Degree
2 13 (12.04%) ISTQB
2 13 (12.04%) ISEB
3 9 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.70%) SAP Certification
6 4 (3.70%) CCNA
7 3 (2.78%) RHCE
7 3 (2.78%) Sun Certification
7 3 (2.78%) SCSA
8 2 (1.85%) CITP
9 1 (0.93%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.89%) QA
2 4 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (22.22%) XenApp
3 5 (4.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.70%) NFS
4 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.85%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.85%) KVM
5 2 (1.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.93%) iptables
6 1 (0.93%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.93%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.93%) Firmware
6 1 (0.93%) Samba
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (20.37%) NetBackup
2 16 (14.81%) Oracle ZFS
3 9 (8.33%) Nagios
4 4 (3.70%) Puppet
5 3 (2.78%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.85%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (1.85%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (1.85%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.93%) Cacti
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 75 (69.44%) Red Hat
2 62 (57.41%) Oracle
3 42 (38.89%) VMware
4 40 (37.04%) IBM
5 37 (34.26%) HP
6 35 (32.41%) NetApp
7 34 (31.48%) Cisco
8 32 (29.63%) Sun
9 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
10 26 (24.07%) Citrix
11 24 (22.22%) 3PAR
12 16 (14.81%) Brocade
13 14 (12.96%) Veritas
14 6 (5.56%) Juniper
14 6 (5.56%) CheckPoint
15 5 (4.63%) SAP
15 5 (4.63%) EMC
16 3 (2.78%) SolarWinds
17 2 (1.85%) Fidessa
17 2 (1.85%) Siebel