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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 854 871 866
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 12 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.004% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.004% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 12
Average salary £41,250 £47,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.23% -14.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.89% -6.00%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 £27,500 £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 29 January 2015 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 29 January 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
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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 +24 12 £41,250 -12.23% 1
North Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Swindon - 4 - -
Wiltshire - 4 - -
South West - 4 - -
South East -21 2 £46,250 -1.59%
Harrogate - 2 £35,000 -
London -5 1 £75,000 +11.11% 1
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Surrey - 1 £42,500 -

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 18 (100.00%) Solaris
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle
3 12 (66.67%) UNIX
4 11 (61.11%) ITIL
5 10 (55.56%) Shell Script
6 9 (50.00%) Linux
7 8 (44.44%) Perl
8 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
8 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
8 7 (38.89%) DNS
8 7 (38.89%) Sun
8 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
8 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (33.33%) Apache
9 6 (33.33%) LDAP
9 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
10 5 (27.78%) SLA
10 5 (27.78%) Veritas
11 4 (22.22%) CentOS
11 4 (22.22%) NAS
11 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 4 (22.22%) Service Management
11 4 (22.22%) Change Management
11 4 (22.22%) NetApp
11 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
11 4 (22.22%) MySQL
11 4 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (16.67%) SAN

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) LDAP
3 4 (22.22%) NAS
4 3 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) SSH
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) VLDB
3 1 (5.56%) OLTP
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Solaris
2 12 (66.67%) UNIX
3 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (22.22%) CentOS
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 8 (44.44%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Bourne shell
4 1 (5.56%) Korn
4 1 (5.56%) AWK
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (11.11%) Veritas File System
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) NFS
2 1 (5.56%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.56%) Legato
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
2 7 (38.89%) Sun
3 5 (27.78%) Veritas
4 4 (22.22%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) HP
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