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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 903 922 926
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 27 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.031% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.033% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 24
Average salary £55,000 £46,250 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% -1.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £73,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016 within the UK.

Solaris Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Solaris Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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 27 £55,000 +18.91% 3
London +22 14 £61,250 +22.50% 2
Yorkshire +16 12 £45,000 +28.57% 1
City of London - 10 £60,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +26 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Harrogate +17 6 £45,000 +28.57%
Leeds +10 3 £31,000 +8.77% 1
West Yorkshire +9 3 £31,000 -2.36% 1
York - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 43 (100.00%) Solaris
2 42 (97.67%) Unix
3 31 (72.09%) Linux
4 22 (51.16%) Red Hat
5 17 (39.53%) Oracle
6 16 (37.21%) ITIL
6 16 (37.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (37.21%) Oracle ZFS
7 15 (34.88%) Finance
8 13 (30.23%) Veritas
8 13 (30.23%) Perl
8 13 (30.23%) AIX
9 12 (27.91%) NetApp
9 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
10 11 (25.58%) HP
10 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
11 10 (23.26%) CMDB
11 10 (23.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
11 10 (23.26%) DNS
11 10 (23.26%) Oracle Database
12 9 (20.93%) SAN
12 9 (20.93%) Middleware
13 8 (18.60%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (18.60%) iSCSI
13 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
13 8 (18.60%) Service Management
13 8 (18.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 8 (18.60%) LDAP

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) DNS
2 9 (20.93%) SAN
3 8 (18.60%) InfiniBand
3 8 (18.60%) iSCSI
3 8 (18.60%) LDAP
3 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.30%) Firewall
4 4 (9.30%) NAS
5 3 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.65%) LAN
6 2 (4.65%) WAN
7 1 (2.33%) HTTP
7 1 (2.33%) SMTP
7 1 (2.33%) SSH
7 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle Database
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 12c
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (4.65%) Ingres
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Middleware
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
2 10 (23.26%) CMDB
3 8 (18.60%) Client/Server
3 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.30%) Clustering
5 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.33%) LPAR
6 1 (2.33%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Solaris
2 42 (97.67%) Unix
3 31 (72.09%) Linux
4 16 (37.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (30.23%) AIX
6 2 (4.65%) HPUX
7 1 (2.33%) CentOS
7 1 (2.33%) Debian
7 1 (2.33%) OpenVMS
7 1 (2.33%) SUSE
7 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.33%) Windows
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (18.60%) Service Management
4 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (16.28%) Migration
5 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (9.30%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Change Control
7 3 (6.98%) Patch Management
8 2 (4.65%) BCP
8 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (4.65%) High Availability
8 2 (4.65%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.33%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Perl
2 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.98%) Korn
4 1 (2.33%) AWK
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
2 7 (16.28%) NFS
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.98%) Samba
4 3 (6.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (4.65%) Xen
6 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.33%) KVM
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (16.28%) Puppet
4 5 (11.63%) NetBackup
5 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (4.65%) Data Guard
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.33%) CFEngine
7 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Red Hat
2 17 (39.53%) Oracle
3 13 (30.23%) Veritas
4 12 (27.91%) NetApp
5 11 (25.58%) HP
6 7 (16.28%) EMC
7 4 (9.30%) Sun
7 4 (9.30%) VMware
8 2 (4.65%) IBM
9 1 (2.33%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.33%) Brocade
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco
9 1 (2.33%) Citrix
9 1 (2.33%) CommVault
9 1 (2.33%) Mercator
9 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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