The table below looks at the statistics for the Solaris Administrator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solaris Administrator
Rank 888 869 881
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 27 7 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.007% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.007% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 22
Average salary £44,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.47% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £43,000 £42,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Solaris Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solaris Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Solaris Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris Administrator within the UK.

Solaris Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Solaris Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris Administrator over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 within the UK.

Solaris Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Solaris Administrator
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
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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
England -25 27 £44,000 -23.47% 1
West Midlands - 7 £44,000 -
Warwick - 7 £44,000 -
Warwickshire - 7 £44,000 -
London -7 6 £70,000 +21.73%
South East -8 6 £60,000 +33.33%
East of England -12 6 - -
Bedfordshire - 5 - -
Leeds -23 4 £30,000 -33.33%
West Yorkshire -35 4 £30,000 -33.33%
Yorkshire -35 4 £30,000 -33.33%
Surrey -2 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Hampshire - 3 £44,000 -
Luton - 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 £44,000 -
Redhill - 2 £60,000 -
Dunstable - 2 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -

Solaris Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Solaris Administrator in their job title 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 with Solaris Administrator in their job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Solaris
2 38 (84.44%) Linux
3 31 (68.89%) UNIX
4 19 (42.22%) Shell Script
5 17 (37.78%) Veritas
6 16 (35.56%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (31.11%) Red Hat
7 14 (31.11%) Perl
7 14 (31.11%) Oracle
8 12 (26.67%) ITIL
8 12 (26.67%) Sun
8 12 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (24.44%) Bash Shell
10 10 (22.22%) Clustering
10 10 (22.22%) Legal
11 9 (20.00%) HP
11 9 (20.00%) IBM
11 9 (20.00%) DNS
11 9 (20.00%) AIX
11 9 (20.00%) VMware
12 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
12 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
12 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (17.78%) LDAP
12 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (17.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (15.56%) MySQL
13 7 (15.56%) AWK
13 7 (15.56%) Finance

Solaris Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Solaris Administrator in their job title 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 with Solaris Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) DNS
2 8 (17.78%) LDAP
3 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.89%) SAN
4 4 (8.89%) SSH
5 2 (4.44%) NAS
6 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.22%) Internet
6 1 (2.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
2 7 (15.56%) MySQL
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.22%) VLDB
4 1 (2.22%) OLTP
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (22.22%) Legal
2 7 (15.56%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.33%) LPAR
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) CMDB
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Solaris
2 38 (84.44%) Linux
3 31 (68.89%) UNIX
4 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (20.00%) AIX
6 6 (13.33%) SUSE
7 4 (8.89%) HPUX
8 2 (4.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (26.67%) ITIL
2 12 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.33%) Validation
4 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.44%) Time Management
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.44%) SOA
6 2 (4.44%) Process Management
7 1 (2.22%) Benchmarking
7 1 (2.22%) Project Management
7 1 (2.22%) Change Control
7 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Shell Script
2 14 (31.11%) Perl
3 11 (24.44%) Bash Shell
4 7 (15.56%) AWK
4 7 (15.56%) Korn
5 6 (13.33%) C-shell
6 1 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (11.11%) PowerHA
4 4 (8.89%) KVM
4 4 (8.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (8.89%) VMware ESX
4 4 (8.89%) Squid
5 3 (6.67%) NFS
5 3 (6.67%) Samba
5 3 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Veritas File System
6 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (2.22%) Firmware
7 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (13.33%) Data Guard
2 4 (8.89%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (8.89%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.22%) OpenView
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Veritas
2 14 (31.11%) Red Hat
2 14 (31.11%) Oracle
3 12 (26.67%) Sun
4 9 (20.00%) IBM
4 9 (20.00%) VMware
4 9 (20.00%) HP
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco
6 3 (6.67%) BMC
7 2 (4.44%) JBoss
7 2 (4.44%) NetIQ
8 1 (2.22%) Symantec
8 1 (2.22%) Remedy
8 1 (2.22%) Murex
8 1 (2.22%) Reuters
8 1 (2.22%) Sybase
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp
8 1 (2.22%) StorageTek