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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 890 880 868
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 7 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.009% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.010% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 14
Average salary £42,500 - £50,750
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 - £47,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 - £50,000

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Solaris Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top 12 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 19 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 -5 7 £42,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Harrogate - 2 £40,000 -
Swindon - 2 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
South West - 2 - - 1
South East +1 1 £42,500 -
Leeds - 1 £30,000 -
London - 1 £75,000 - 1
Surrey - 1 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (100.00%) Solaris
2 16 (72.73%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Red Hat
4 11 (50.00%) Veritas
4 11 (50.00%) UNIX
4 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 8 (36.36%) Clustering
6 7 (31.82%) Perl
7 6 (27.27%) AIX
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle
7 6 (27.27%) IBM
7 6 (27.27%) Sun
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL
7 6 (27.27%) Legal
8 5 (22.73%) VMware
8 5 (22.73%) Apache
8 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (18.18%) PowerHA
9 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
9 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
9 4 (18.18%) SUSE
10 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (13.64%) MySQL
10 3 (13.64%) HP
10 3 (13.64%) NetApp
10 3 (13.64%) SLA
10 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
10 3 (13.64%) DNS

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (22.73%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) NAS
2 2 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) SSH
3 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) OLTP
2 1 (4.55%) VLDB
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (27.27%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) LPAR
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Solaris
2 16 (72.73%) Linux
3 11 (50.00%) UNIX
3 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (27.27%) AIX
5 4 (18.18%) SUSE
6 2 (9.09%) CentOS
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (9.09%) HPUX
6 2 (9.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Validation
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Perl
2 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) AWK
3 1 (4.55%) Korn
3 1 (4.55%) Bourne shell
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) PowerHA
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
4 2 (9.09%) KVM
4 2 (9.09%) NFS
4 2 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Veritas File System
4 2 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Legato
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 11 (50.00%) Veritas
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 6 (27.27%) IBM
3 6 (27.27%) Sun
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 3 (13.64%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) NetApp
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (4.55%) StorageTek
7 1 (4.55%) Murex
7 1 (4.55%) Sybase
7 1 (4.55%) Reuters
7 1 (4.55%) Symantec
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum + 5% on call bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago