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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solaris Administrator
Rank 880 889 866
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 15 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.009% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.010% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 25
Average salary £51,250 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 - £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 - £56,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - £47,500

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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 2014 within the UK.

Solaris Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Solaris Administrator
Top 17 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 18 December 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
(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 +13 15 £51,250 - 1
London - 5 £75,000 -
Watford - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
South East -3 2 £37,500 -
South West - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £57,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey - 2 £37,500 -
Swindon - 2 - -
Harrogate - 2 £40,000 -
Leeds - 1 £30,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Farnham - 1 £32,500 -

Solaris Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 32 (71.11%) Linux
3 30 (66.67%) UNIX
4 19 (42.22%) Shell Script
4 19 (42.22%) Perl
5 18 (40.00%) Oracle
6 16 (35.56%) Veritas
7 15 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (28.89%) Red Hat
9 10 (22.22%) Clustering
9 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
9 10 (22.22%) Sun
10 9 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
11 8 (17.78%) DNS
11 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
12 7 (15.56%) Finance
12 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
12 7 (15.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (15.56%) MySQL
12 7 (15.56%) ITIL
12 7 (15.56%) AIX
12 7 (15.56%) Apache
12 7 (15.56%) Korn
12 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
12 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (15.56%) AWK
13 6 (13.33%) VMware
13 6 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (13.33%) Relational Database

Solaris Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (15.56%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) DNS
2 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.33%) LDAP
4 5 (11.11%) SSH
5 4 (8.89%) SAN
5 4 (8.89%) tcpdump
5 4 (8.89%) snoop
6 3 (6.67%) NAS
7 2 (4.44%) FTP
8 1 (2.22%) Network Security
8 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.22%) VoIP
8 1 (2.22%) DHCP
8 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.22%) Internet
8 1 (2.22%) MPLS
8 1 (2.22%) OSPF
8 1 (2.22%) BGP
8 1 (2.22%) DSL
8 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) MySQL
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.22%) VLDB
3 1 (2.22%) OLTP
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Legal
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) LPAR
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Solaris
2 32 (71.11%) Linux
3 30 (66.67%) UNIX
4 15 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.56%) AIX
6 5 (11.11%) SUSE
7 4 (8.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (4.44%) CentOS
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (4.44%) HPUX
8 2 (4.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
3 7 (15.56%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.11%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.89%) Resource Management
5 4 (8.89%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Validation
6 2 (4.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.22%) Benchmarking
7 1 (2.22%) Migration
7 1 (2.22%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Perl
1 19 (42.22%) Shell Script
2 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 7 (15.56%) AWK
3 7 (15.56%) Korn
4 6 (13.33%) C-shell
5 5 (11.11%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (13.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (11.11%) PowerHA
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Squid
3 4 (8.89%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.44%) KVM
4 2 (4.44%) NFS
4 2 (4.44%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.22%) Firmware
5 1 (2.22%) Samba
5 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (13.33%) Data Guard
3 4 (8.89%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (8.89%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) Legato
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Oracle
2 16 (35.56%) Veritas
3 13 (28.89%) Red Hat
4 10 (22.22%) Sun
5 6 (13.33%) IBM
5 6 (13.33%) VMware
6 3 (6.67%) HP
6 3 (6.67%) NetApp
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco
8 1 (2.22%) Sybase
8 1 (2.22%) StorageTek
8 1 (2.22%) Murex
8 1 (2.22%) Reuters
8 1 (2.22%) Symantec
8 1 (2.22%) Remedy