The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 315 244 194
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -50
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 998 1384 1667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 1.17% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.36% 4.39% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 780 1048 1289
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,734 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £78,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29740 31519 29987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.81% 26.54% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24875 26300 25128
Average salary £41,875 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.68% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Solaris
Salary Trend

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

Solaris Salary Trend in the UK

Solaris
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 within the UK.

Solaris Salary Histogram in the UK

Solaris
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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 -81 931 £54,000 +8.00% 89
London -39 467 £65,000 +4.00% 31
South East -10 216 £50,000 +2.56% 26
City of London -32 105 £55,000 -15.38% 5
Hampshire +14 63 £57,500 +15.00% 10
East of England -33 62 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Berkshire -50 62 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Reading +19 49 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Yorkshire -15 49 £36,150 +3.28% 3
West Midlands -27 49 £52,500 +13.51% 7
Surrey +17 48 £52,500 -12.50% 4
North West +9 42 £40,000 +19.40% 1
West Yorkshire -5 34 £34,000 -22.43% 2
South West -87 26 £38,000 -15.55% 6
Scotland +2 24 £36,500 -2.66% 4
Leeds +2 24 £32,500 -25.85% 2
Coventry +1 22 £55,000 +7.31% 3
Hertfordshire -37 22 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Manchester +5 21 £33,500 -10.66%
Birmingham -15 21 £52,500 +10.52% 3
East Midlands +15 19 £39,250 -7.64% 6
Wales -5 18 £40,000 +21.21% 4
South Wales -8 18 £40,000 +21.21% 4
Bedfordshire +37 17 £46,500 +6.89%
Andover - 13 £60,000 -
Basingstoke +35 12 £62,500 -
Kent +15 11 £69,500 -8.25%
Essex +6 11 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +5 11 £42,500 -15.00%
Bristol -21 11 £42,500 +10.38% 2

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Solaris also 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 that cited Solaris.

1 1720 (78.94%) Linux
2 1512 (69.39%) UNIX
3 1125 (51.63%) Oracle
4 933 (42.82%) Windows
5 723 (33.18%) Finance
6 686 (31.48%) SQL
7 648 (29.74%) Red Hat
8 564 (25.88%) Perl
9 555 (25.47%) AIX
10 522 (23.96%) SAN
11 495 (22.72%) VMware
12 475 (21.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 474 (21.75%) Java
14 407 (18.68%) Cisco
15 403 (18.49%) IBM
16 379 (17.39%) SQL Server
17 368 (16.89%) ITIL
18 366 (16.80%) Shell Script
19 360 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
20 357 (16.38%) Apache
20 357 (16.38%) Microsoft
21 334 (15.33%) EMC
22 333 (15.28%) Tomcat
23 320 (14.69%) NetApp
24 318 (14.59%) Sun
25 311 (14.27%) TCP/IP
26 310 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
27 309 (14.18%) Oracle Database
28 308 (14.13%) HP
29 300 (13.77%) WebSphere

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Solaris also 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 that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 357 (16.38%) Apache
2 333 (15.28%) Tomcat
3 300 (13.77%) WebSphere
4 192 (8.81%) IIS
5 159 (7.30%) WebLogic
6 126 (5.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 94 (4.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 81 (3.72%) Oracle Coherence
9 74 (3.40%) JBoss
10 59 (2.71%) MQSeries
10 59 (2.71%) GlassFish
11 51 (2.34%) SharePoint
12 40 (1.84%) IBM HTTP Server
13 39 (1.79%) MS Exchange
14 24 (1.10%) CICS
14 24 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
15 22 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
16 21 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
17 16 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
18 13 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 141 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 135 (6.20%) MS Office
3 30 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 65 (2.98%) RMDS
2 35 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.37%) Oracle Utilities
6 8 (0.37%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
7 5 (0.23%) HiPortfolio
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.18%) SAP R/3
8 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.046%) CSG Singleview
10 1 (0.046%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (1.19%) SaaS
2 9 (0.41%) GitHub
3 8 (0.37%) IaaS
4 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.23%) IBM SmartCloud
5 5 (0.23%) Joyent
6 4 (0.18%) Office 365
6 4 (0.18%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.092%) CodePlex
7 2 (0.092%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.046%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 522 (23.96%) SAN
2 311 (14.27%) TCP/IP
3 271 (12.44%) Firewall
4 265 (12.16%) DNS
5 247 (11.34%) NAS
6 226 (10.37%) HTTP
7 214 (9.82%) LAN
8 185 (8.49%) WAN
9 171 (7.85%) LDAP
10 138 (6.33%) Internet
11 131 (6.01%) Fibre Channel
12 123 (5.64%) Multicast
13 111 (5.09%) FCoE
14 96 (4.41%) VPN
15 93 (4.27%) DHCP
16 80 (3.67%) FTP
17 58 (2.66%) SMTP
17 58 (2.66%) iSCSI
18 51 (2.34%) VoIP
19 45 (2.07%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 379 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 309 (14.18%) Oracle Database
3 225 (10.33%) MySQL
4 193 (8.86%) DB2
5 166 (7.62%) Relational Database
6 140 (6.42%) RDBMS
7 138 (6.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 86 (3.95%) Oracle Exadata
9 61 (2.80%) Hadoop
10 59 (2.71%) Oracle Database 12c
11 58 (2.66%) HBase
12 53 (2.43%) Oracle Database 10g
13 46 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
14 41 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
15 36 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
15 36 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
16 34 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
17 27 (1.24%) Oracle9i Database
17 27 (1.24%) Informix
18 25 (1.15%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 60 (2.75%) Git (software)
2 55 (2.52%) Subversion
2 55 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 43 (1.97%) Eclipse
4 38 (1.74%) Maven
5 35 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
6 30 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 29 (1.33%) InstallShield
7 29 (1.33%) Ant
8 28 (1.28%) TeamCity
9 22 (1.01%) JUnit
10 20 (0.92%) Hudson
11 18 (0.83%) Mercurial
12 16 (0.73%) SoapUI
12 16 (0.73%) CruiseControl
13 14 (0.64%) JIRA
14 11 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
16 7 (0.32%) Log4j
16 7 (0.32%) Toad
General
1 723 (33.18%) Finance
2 255 (11.70%) Banking
3 135 (6.20%) Telecoms
4 83 (3.81%) Retail
5 65 (2.98%) Investment Banking
6 46 (2.11%) Marketing
7 38 (1.74%) Financial Institution
8 29 (1.33%) Back Office
9 27 (1.24%) Publishing
10 23 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.96%) Games
12 17 (0.78%) Advertising
12 17 (0.78%) Front Office
13 16 (0.73%) French Language
14 14 (0.64%) Law
14 14 (0.64%) Legal
15 13 (0.60%) Spanish Language
16 12 (0.55%) Electronics
17 11 (0.50%) German Language
18 10 (0.46%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 379 (17.39%) Administrator
2 272 (12.48%) Architect
3 262 (12.02%) Analyst
4 227 (10.42%) Developer
5 226 (10.37%) Systems Administrator
6 177 (8.12%) Infrastructure Architect
7 173 (7.94%) UNIX Administrator
8 140 (6.42%) Support Analyst
9 125 (5.74%) Applications Support
10 124 (5.69%) UNIX Engineer
11 120 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
12 119 (5.46%) Consultant
13 108 (4.96%) Support Engineer
14 106 (4.86%) Linux Administrator
15 103 (4.73%) DBA
15 103 (4.73%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 87 (3.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 83 (3.81%) Linux Engineer
18 80 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
19 76 (3.49%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (11.98%) Middleware
2 185 (8.49%) XML
3 183 (8.40%) J2EE
4 172 (7.89%) HTML
5 132 (6.06%) Web Services
6 86 (3.95%) .NET
7 85 (3.90%) XSLT
8 80 (3.67%) WebSphere MQ
9 73 (3.35%) SOAP
10 71 (3.26%) CSS
11 70 (3.21%) Spring
12 59 (2.71%) Rendezvous
12 59 (2.71%) Ultra Messaging
13 56 (2.57%) Oracle Fusion
14 50 (2.29%) Hibernate
15 41 (1.88%) JDBC
16 40 (1.84%) FIX Protocol
17 34 (1.56%) RESTful
18 32 (1.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 32 (1.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 167 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 158 (7.25%) Clustering
3 142 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 109 (5.00%) Mainframe
5 80 (3.67%) Open Source
6 73 (3.35%) Management Information System
7 63 (2.89%) PKI
8 56 (2.57%) Replication
9 47 (2.16%) AS400
10 46 (2.11%) HACMP
11 44 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
12 42 (1.93%) CMDB
13 38 (1.74%) Algorithms
14 36 (1.65%) Hedge funds
15 35 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
15 35 (1.61%) Client/Server
16 31 (1.42%) FlexPod
17 30 (1.38%) CLARiiON
18 27 (1.24%) Equities
18 27 (1.24%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1720 (78.94%) Linux
2 1512 (69.39%) UNIX
3 933 (42.82%) Windows
4 555 (25.47%) AIX
5 475 (21.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 253 (11.61%) HPUX
7 138 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 110 (5.05%) SUSE
9 87 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 85 (3.90%) CentOS
11 79 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 73 (3.35%) Ubuntu
13 63 (2.89%) Oracle Linux
14 52 (2.39%) Debian
15 47 (2.16%) Windows XP
16 40 (1.84%) zOS
17 39 (1.79%) VMS
18 37 (1.70%) Windows 8
19 33 (1.51%) Android
20 31 (1.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (16.89%) ITIL
2 310 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (9.18%) Performance Tuning
4 138 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 138 (6.33%) Load Balancing
5 137 (6.29%) Problem Management
6 133 (6.10%) DevOps
7 130 (5.97%) Project Management
7 130 (5.97%) Service Management
8 117 (5.37%) Benchmarking
9 113 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
10 111 (5.09%) Migration
11 109 (5.00%) Change Management
11 109 (5.00%) Mentoring
12 105 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
13 97 (4.45%) Time Management
14 95 (4.36%) Release Management
15 93 (4.27%) OO
16 92 (4.22%) Multithreading
17 86 (3.95%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 686 (31.48%) SQL
2 564 (25.88%) Perl
3 474 (21.75%) Java
4 366 (16.80%) Shell Script
5 281 (12.90%) Python
6 186 (8.54%) C++
7 184 (8.44%) PL/SQL
8 181 (8.31%) Bash Shell
9 178 (8.17%) JavaScript
10 75 (3.44%) C#
11 73 (3.35%) Korn
12 70 (3.21%) Ruby
12 70 (3.21%) C
13 67 (3.07%) PowerShell
14 63 (2.89%) Bourne shell
15 55 (2.52%) PHP
16 31 (1.42%) Objective-C
17 24 (1.10%) T-SQL
18 23 (1.06%) JCL
19 21 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 267 (12.25%) Degree
2 129 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 77 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 70 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (3.12%) RHCE
6 56 (2.57%) Sun Certification
7 54 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (1.93%) CCNP
9 36 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
10 35 (1.61%) CCNA
11 33 (1.51%) MCSE
11 33 (1.51%) SCSA
12 32 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 29 (1.33%) DV Cleared
13 29 (1.33%) ISEB
14 28 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
15 27 (1.24%) PMP
15 27 (1.24%) PMI Certification
16 22 (1.01%) RHCSA
17 21 (0.96%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (8.58%) SLA
2 127 (5.83%) QA
3 34 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 14 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.23%) COBIT
8 2 (0.092%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.046%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.046%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.046%) FISMA
System Software
1 360 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 237 (10.88%) NFS
3 156 (7.16%) Active Directory
4 134 (6.15%) Oracle RAC
5 112 (5.14%) SRDF
6 97 (4.45%) Hyper-V
7 93 (4.27%) vSphere
8 91 (4.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 76 (3.49%) KVM
10 72 (3.30%) VMware ESX
11 51 (2.34%) Xen
12 50 (2.29%) Squid
13 48 (2.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 35 (1.61%) Samba
15 26 (1.19%) XenApp
16 22 (1.01%) Firmware
17 21 (0.96%) Sendmail
18 17 (0.78%) Veritas File System
19 16 (0.73%) PowerHA
20 13 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 174 (7.99%) Puppet
2 139 (6.38%) NetBackup
3 137 (6.29%) Tivoli
4 128 (5.87%) Nagios
5 82 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
6 79 (3.63%) Oracle RMAN
7 61 (2.80%) Data Guard
8 54 (2.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 44 (2.02%) Control-M
10 41 (1.88%) Legato
11 34 (1.56%) OpenView
12 33 (1.51%) Ansible
13 32 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 27 (1.24%) BladeLogic
14 27 (1.24%) yum
15 24 (1.10%) SCOM
16 23 (1.06%) Cacti
17 21 (0.96%) Unicenter
18 18 (0.83%) ZABBIX
19 17 (0.78%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1125 (51.63%) Oracle
2 648 (29.74%) Red Hat
3 495 (22.72%) VMware
4 407 (18.68%) Cisco
5 403 (18.49%) IBM
6 357 (16.38%) Microsoft
7 334 (15.33%) EMC
8 320 (14.69%) NetApp
9 318 (14.59%) Sun
10 308 (14.13%) HP
11 252 (11.56%) Veritas
12 147 (6.75%) Sybase
13 126 (5.78%) Intel
14 125 (5.74%) Juniper
15 113 (5.19%) Citrix
16 111 (5.09%) Symantec
17 90 (4.13%) Brocade
18 87 (3.99%) CheckPoint
19 82 (3.76%) CA
20 69 (3.17%) BMC
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Sainsbury
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Sainsbury
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Sainsbury
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Sainsbury
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rate & Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Spencer Rose Ltd
Salary: Bonus + On Call + Overtime
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60k - 75k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £70k - 90k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: MARKET RATE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arden Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago