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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solaris Administrator
Rank 886 892 880
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 16 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.028% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.029% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 8
Average salary £52,500 £44,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% -23.47%
UK excluding London average salary - £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.22%

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 10 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 2 September 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
England +8 15 £52,500 +19.31%
London +16 11 £52,500 -25.00%
Bedfordshire +7 4 - -
East of England +2 4 - -
Buckinghamshire -9 4 - -
Dunstable -12 4 - -
Milton Keynes -18 4 - -
South East -22 4 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Solaris Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 31 (100.00%) Solaris
2 29 (93.55%) UNIX
3 28 (90.32%) Oracle
4 19 (61.29%) Oracle ZFS
5 18 (58.06%) Linux
6 12 (38.71%) Perl
6 12 (38.71%) Shell Script
7 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
7 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
8 9 (29.03%) ITIL
9 8 (25.81%) SAN
9 8 (25.81%) Sun
9 8 (25.81%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (25.81%) Time Management
10 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
10 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
10 7 (22.58%) iptables
11 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
11 6 (19.35%) Client/Server
11 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
11 6 (19.35%) Juniper
11 6 (19.35%) Python
11 6 (19.35%) LDAP
11 6 (19.35%) VLAN
11 6 (19.35%) Xen
11 6 (19.35%) Finance
12 5 (16.13%) VMware
12 5 (16.13%) DNS
12 5 (16.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Solaris Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) SAN
2 6 (19.35%) VLAN
2 6 (19.35%) LDAP
2 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) tcpdump
4 2 (6.45%) snoop
5 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.23%) NAS
5 1 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.90%) CMDB
2 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (6.45%) PlayStation
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Solaris
2 29 (93.55%) UNIX
3 18 (58.06%) Linux
4 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.90%) SUSE
5 4 (12.90%) Debian
5 4 (12.90%) CentOS
6 3 (9.68%) Windows
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Time Management
2 8 (25.81%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) Resource Management
5 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.23%) Server Building
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Perl
1 12 (38.71%) Shell Script
2 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
3 6 (19.35%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) AWK
5 2 (6.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) HND
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) iptables
2 6 (19.35%) Xen
3 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.23%) Firmware
6 1 (3.23%) Samba
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas File System
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (3.23%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 19 (61.29%) Oracle ZFS
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Puppet
3 4 (12.90%) Data Guard
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (6.45%) Nagios
4 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.45%) CFEngine
4 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.23%) Cacti
5 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Oracle
2 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
3 8 (25.81%) Sun
4 6 (19.35%) Juniper
5 5 (16.13%) VMware
6 3 (9.68%) LANDesk
6 3 (9.68%) SAP
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.45%) NetApp
7 2 (6.45%) Veritas
8 1 (3.23%) HP