The table below looks at the statistics for the Solaris Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 885 870 867
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 17 7 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.006% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.007% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 13
Average salary £44,000 £57,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.47% +36.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £52,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,400 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +17.28%

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
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Solaris Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Solaris Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Solaris Systems Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Solaris Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Solaris Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris Systems Administrator over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 within the UK.

Solaris Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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 -15 17 £44,000 -23.47% 3
South East +6 7 £44,000 - 1
West Midlands - 7 £44,000 -
Warwickshire - 7 £44,000 -
Warwick - 7 £44,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 £36,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £36,500 -
Leeds - 3 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £44,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £44,000 -
Surrey 0 1 £60,000 - 1
London -21 1 £65,000 +13.04% 2

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Solaris Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Solaris
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
3 12 (57.14%) UNIX
3 12 (57.14%) Veritas
3 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 10 (47.62%) Legal
5 8 (38.10%) VMware
5 8 (38.10%) Clustering
5 8 (38.10%) HP
5 8 (38.10%) IBM
5 8 (38.10%) AIX
5 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (38.10%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
7 6 (28.57%) Validation
7 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 6 (28.57%) SUSE
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL
7 6 (28.57%) Perl
7 6 (28.57%) LPAR
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco
7 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle
9 4 (19.05%) HPUX
9 4 (19.05%) Sun
9 4 (19.05%) PowerHA
9 4 (19.05%) KVM

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Solaris Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.52%) CMS
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) OLTP
2 1 (4.76%) VLDB
General
1 10 (47.62%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Clustering
2 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 6 (28.57%) LPAR
3 2 (9.52%) CMDB
4 1 (4.76%) Firmware
4 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Solaris
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
3 12 (57.14%) UNIX
4 8 (38.10%) AIX
5 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (28.57%) SUSE
7 4 (19.05%) HPUX
8 2 (9.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (28.57%) Validation
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (9.52%) Process Management
4 2 (9.52%) SOA
4 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Perl
2 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) AWK
3 1 (4.76%) Korn
3 1 (4.76%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) PowerHA
2 4 (19.05%) KVM
3 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 3 (14.29%) NFS
4 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (9.52%) Samba
4 2 (9.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
1 2 (9.52%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Veritas
1 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 8 (38.10%) IBM
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) HP
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) Sun
6 2 (9.52%) NetIQ
6 2 (9.52%) JBoss
6 2 (9.52%) BMC
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) StorageTek
7 1 (4.76%) Sybase
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec
7 1 (4.76%) Murex
7 1 (4.76%) Reuters
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Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago