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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 887 914 876
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 10 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.014% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.015% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 6
Average salary £52,500 £44,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% -23.47%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%

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
103565 111264 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90957 85091
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 11 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 27 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
(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 +33 10 £52,500 +19.31% 1
London +22 6 £52,500 -19.23%
South East +24 3 - -
Milton Keynes -9 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -10 3 - -
Dunstable - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -
Swindon - 1 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £45,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Solaris
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle
3 17 (77.27%) UNIX
4 16 (72.73%) Linux
5 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
6 12 (54.55%) Oracle ZFS
7 10 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
7 10 (45.45%) ITIL
8 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
8 9 (40.91%) SAN
8 9 (40.91%) Perl
8 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
9 7 (31.82%) Apache
9 7 (31.82%) DNS
9 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
10 6 (27.27%) CentOS
10 6 (27.27%) LDAP
11 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
11 5 (22.73%) Python
11 5 (22.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (22.73%) Sun
11 5 (22.73%) NetApp
11 5 (22.73%) VMware
11 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
11 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
11 5 (22.73%) Puppet
11 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 12c

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 7 (31.82%) Apache
2 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
1 9 (40.91%) SAN
2 7 (31.82%) DNS
3 6 (27.27%) LDAP
4 3 (13.64%) SSH
5 2 (9.09%) NAS
5 2 (9.09%) DHCP
5 2 (9.09%) FTP
6 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 4 (18.18%) CMDB
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (9.09%) PlayStation
3 2 (9.09%) EMC VNX
3 2 (9.09%) CLARiiON
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Solaris
2 17 (77.27%) UNIX
3 16 (72.73%) Linux
4 10 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (27.27%) CentOS
6 3 (13.64%) SUSE
6 3 (13.64%) Debian
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Windows
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Patch Management
5 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
5 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
7 1 (4.55%) Server Building
7 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 9 (40.91%) Perl
3 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 5 (22.73%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) AWK
6 2 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (9.09%) NFS
3 2 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Veritas File System
3 2 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) iptables
4 1 (4.55%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (4.55%) Firmware
4 1 (4.55%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle ZFS
2 5 (22.73%) Puppet
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (13.64%) Data Guard
4 2 (9.09%) Legato
4 2 (9.09%) CFEngine
4 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (4.55%) Nagios
5 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.55%) Cacti
5 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Oracle
2 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) NetApp
3 5 (22.73%) Sun
4 3 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 3 (13.64%) Veritas
4 3 (13.64%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.55%) EMC