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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solaris Administrator
Rank 882 900 901
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 11 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.015% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.016% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 4
Average salary £45,000 £38,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -27.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £65,050 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+25.87% -24.73%

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
104429 113406 103826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86226 93036 86429
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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
Top 23 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 1 July 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
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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 +5 10 £45,000 +17.64% 1
London +52 5 £48,750 -25.85%
South East +10 2 £50,000 -
North West 0 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
Warrington - 2 £40,000 -
City of London +32 1 £45,000 -31.55%
Bedfordshire +9 1 - -
East of England +3 1 - -
Yorkshire 0 1 £50,000 +36.98% 1
Buckinghamshire -10 1 - -
Milton Keynes -21 1 - -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Swindon - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Harrogate - 1 £50,000 -
Inverness - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £45,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -

Solaris Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Solaris
2 30 (93.75%) Oracle
3 24 (75.00%) UNIX
4 17 (53.13%) Shell Script
5 16 (50.00%) Linux
6 14 (43.75%) ITIL
6 14 (43.75%) Perl
7 13 (40.63%) Oracle ZFS
8 12 (37.50%) Oracle Database
8 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
9 10 (31.25%) DNS
9 10 (31.25%) Integration Testing
9 10 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (28.13%) Apache
10 9 (28.13%) LDAP
11 8 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (21.88%) CentOS
12 7 (21.88%) Sun
12 7 (21.88%) NetApp
12 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
13 6 (18.75%) Python
13 6 (18.75%) Client/Server
13 6 (18.75%) SAN
14 5 (15.63%) Degree
14 5 (15.63%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (15.63%) MySQL
14 5 (15.63%) Finance
15 4 (12.50%) Change Management

Solaris Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 9 (28.13%) Apache
2 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 10 (31.25%) DNS
3 9 (28.13%) LDAP
4 6 (18.75%) SAN
5 4 (12.50%) NAS
6 3 (9.38%) tcpdump
6 3 (9.38%) snoop
6 3 (9.38%) SSH
7 2 (6.25%) DHCP
7 2 (6.25%) FTP
8 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (15.63%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.13%) DB2
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.50%) CMDB
3 2 (6.25%) EMC VNX
3 2 (6.25%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.13%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Solaris
2 24 (75.00%) UNIX
3 16 (50.00%) Linux
4 10 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (21.88%) CentOS
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (12.50%) Windows
8 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (3.13%) SUSE
10 1 (3.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Integration Testing
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
3 4 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
5 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.13%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Shell Script
2 14 (43.75%) Perl
3 6 (18.75%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) C++
4 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (9.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
2 2 (6.25%) Veritas File System
2 2 (6.25%) NFS
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Firmware
3 1 (3.13%) Samba
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Puppet
4 2 (6.25%) Legato
4 2 (6.25%) Nagios
4 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
5 1 (3.13%) Cacti
5 1 (3.13%) CFEngine
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Oracle
2 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 7 (21.88%) NetApp
3 7 (21.88%) Sun
4 4 (12.50%) Veritas
5 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 3 (9.38%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) SAP
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.25%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.13%) EMC