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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 242 207 161
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -46
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1375 1490 1976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.17% 1.37% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.39% 5.04% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1088 1200 1546
Average salary £51,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,250 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
31343 29579 32646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.76% 27.21% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25998 25172 27933
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 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
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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 -41 1272 £51,000 +4.34% 104
London -29 623 £60,000 +14.28% 54
South East -67 271 £50,000 +19.04% 20
City of London +22 195 £55,000 -4.34% 26
East of England +51 121 £47,500 -2.56% 5
Yorkshire +3 87 £40,000 -6.97% 6
Surrey +6 85 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Berkshire -57 81 £46,500 +3.33% 6
West Midlands -22 70 £44,000 -12.00% 2
Hampshire -17 66 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Hertfordshire +8 54 £50,250 +0.50%
West Yorkshire 0 54 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Leeds +9 48 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Scotland -21 48 £42,500 -2.29% 6
Cambridgeshire +27 45 £47,500 +17.28% 2
Reading -33 45 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Cambridge +26 42 £45,000 +2.27% 1
North West +1 41 £38,000 -11.62% 5
Birmingham -33 38 £50,000 - 1
South West -28 35 £45,000 - 7
Watford +18 32 £52,750 -
Buckinghamshire +14 27 £55,000 +46.66%
Milton Keynes +5 25 £55,000 +46.66%
Manchester +10 24 £42,500 -5.55% 3
East Midlands -16 24 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Bedfordshire +1 21 £47,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire -1 18 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Southampton +16 17 £42,500 +18.08% 1
Edinburgh -1 17 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Warwick +31 16 £44,000 +44.26%

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2157 (79.62%) Linux
2 1668 (61.57%) UNIX
3 1204 (44.44%) Windows
4 1181 (43.60%) Oracle
5 902 (33.30%) Finance
6 772 (28.50%) Java
7 751 (27.72%) SQL
8 680 (25.10%) Red Hat
9 615 (22.70%) VMware
10 611 (22.55%) Perl
11 589 (21.74%) AIX
12 527 (19.45%) Apache
13 498 (18.38%) SAN
14 473 (17.46%) ITIL
15 466 (17.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 454 (16.76%) Tomcat
17 441 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
18 409 (15.10%) SQL Server
19 405 (14.95%) Oracle Database
20 401 (14.80%) Microsoft
21 393 (14.51%) HP
22 392 (14.47%) Cisco
23 388 (14.32%) IBM
24 387 (14.29%) Sun
24 387 (14.29%) Degree
25 385 (14.21%) MySQL
26 359 (13.25%) EMC
27 344 (12.70%) TCP/IP
28 341 (12.59%) Firewall
29 337 (12.44%) DNS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 527 (19.45%) Apache
2 454 (16.76%) Tomcat
3 263 (9.71%) WebLogic
4 246 (9.08%) WebSphere
5 148 (5.46%) IIS
6 82 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 63 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 61 (2.25%) MQSeries
9 55 (2.03%) MS Exchange
10 49 (1.81%) WebLogic Portal
11 46 (1.70%) GlassFish
12 42 (1.55%) IBM HTTP Server
13 40 (1.48%) SharePoint
13 40 (1.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 38 (1.40%) Node.js
15 32 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
16 31 (1.14%) nginx
17 27 (1.00%) CMS
18 26 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
19 25 (0.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 122 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 57 (2.10%) MS Office
3 37 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.59%) MS Project
5 10 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 92 (3.40%) Oracle EBS
2 80 (2.95%) Oracle Applications
3 62 (2.29%) Oracle 11i
4 60 (2.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 31 (1.14%) RMDS
6 17 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
7 15 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 14 (0.52%) Google Analytics
9 13 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
10 10 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
10 10 (0.37%) SunGard AvantGard
11 6 (0.22%) Tridion
12 5 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
13 4 (0.15%) Summit
13 4 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
14 2 (0.074%) ION MarketView
14 2 (0.074%) CSG Singleview
15 1 (0.037%) Staffware
15 1 (0.037%) SunGard Martini
15 1 (0.037%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 58 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (1.70%) Joyent
3 30 (1.11%) IaaS
4 29 (1.07%) GitHub
5 23 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.66%) Office 365
7 15 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.11%) PaaS
9 1 (0.037%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 498 (18.38%) SAN
2 344 (12.70%) TCP/IP
3 341 (12.59%) Firewall
4 337 (12.44%) DNS
5 264 (9.75%) HTTP
6 220 (8.12%) Internet
7 210 (7.75%) NAS
8 204 (7.53%) LDAP
9 160 (5.91%) WAN
10 153 (5.65%) LAN
11 128 (4.72%) DHCP
12 107 (3.95%) FTP
13 94 (3.47%) VPN
14 93 (3.43%) Fibre Channel
15 73 (2.69%) SMTP
16 71 (2.62%) iSCSI
17 70 (2.58%) SSH
18 67 (2.47%) SSL
19 56 (2.07%) SS7
19 56 (2.07%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (15.10%) SQL Server
2 405 (14.95%) Oracle Database
3 385 (14.21%) MySQL
4 201 (7.42%) Relational Database
4 201 (7.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 138 (5.09%) RDBMS
6 135 (4.98%) DB2
7 74 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 67 (2.47%) Redis
9 62 (2.29%) MongoDB
10 59 (2.18%) Hadoop
11 56 (2.07%) Oracle Exadata
12 52 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
13 42 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
14 40 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
14 40 (1.48%) Oracle9i Database
15 37 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
16 36 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
17 33 (1.22%) Oracle Discoverer
18 32 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 108 (3.99%) Git (software)
2 101 (3.73%) Subversion
3 80 (2.95%) Eclipse
4 61 (2.25%) Jenkins
5 51 (1.88%) JIRA
6 37 (1.37%) Cucumber
7 33 (1.22%) Ant
8 30 (1.11%) JUnit
9 27 (1.00%) IntelliJ
10 26 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 26 (0.96%) Firebug
11 25 (0.92%) Visual Studio
12 24 (0.89%) Gradle
13 20 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (0.74%) RSpec
14 19 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
14 19 (0.70%) Maven
15 18 (0.66%) TeamCity
16 16 (0.59%) Toad
17 15 (0.55%) Introscope
General
1 902 (33.30%) Finance
2 302 (11.15%) Banking
3 196 (7.24%) Telecoms
4 107 (3.95%) Retail
5 83 (3.06%) Manufacturing
6 68 (2.51%) Front Office
7 55 (2.03%) Investment Banking
8 45 (1.66%) German Language
9 43 (1.59%) Marketing
10 41 (1.51%) Financial Institution
11 38 (1.40%) Legal
12 36 (1.33%) Publishing
13 35 (1.29%) French Language
14 30 (1.11%) Back Office
15 20 (0.74%) Electronics
15 20 (0.74%) Advertising
16 18 (0.66%) Law
16 18 (0.66%) Games
17 16 (0.59%) Billing
18 15 (0.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 436 (16.09%) Administrator
2 335 (12.37%) Analyst
3 309 (11.41%) Developer
4 268 (9.89%) Architect
5 261 (9.63%) Systems Administrator
6 180 (6.64%) DBA
7 178 (6.57%) UNIX Administrator
8 162 (5.98%) Support Engineer
9 161 (5.94%) Oracle DBA
10 158 (5.83%) Support Analyst
11 157 (5.80%) Consultant
12 151 (5.57%) Linux Administrator
13 148 (5.46%) Applications Support
14 145 (5.35%) Systems Engineer
15 118 (4.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 118 (4.36%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 113 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
17 111 (4.10%) Infrastructure Architect
18 108 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
19 101 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (10.34%) XML
2 261 (9.63%) Middleware
3 231 (8.53%) J2EE
4 200 (7.38%) HTML
4 200 (7.38%) Web Services
5 109 (4.02%) Oracle Fusion
6 91 (3.36%) CSS
7 90 (3.32%) LAMP
8 89 (3.29%) .NET
9 84 (3.10%) XSLT
10 79 (2.92%) Spring
11 77 (2.84%) WebSphere MQ
12 57 (2.10%) JDBC
13 55 (2.03%) SOAP
14 54 (1.99%) ActiveMQ
15 49 (1.81%) JSON
16 47 (1.73%) Ajax
17 45 (1.66%) Servlets
18 43 (1.59%) XHTML
19 40 (1.48%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 225 (8.31%) Clustering
2 136 (5.02%) Computer Science
3 129 (4.76%) Open Source
4 124 (4.58%) Management Information System
5 91 (3.36%) Enterprise Storage
6 90 (3.32%) Mathematics
7 75 (2.77%) Replication
8 64 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 57 (2.10%) Derivative
10 56 (2.07%) Hedge funds
11 51 (1.88%) Firmware
12 50 (1.85%) PKI
13 42 (1.55%) Statistics
14 41 (1.51%) Mobile App
15 38 (1.40%) Mainframe
16 36 (1.33%) Symmetrix
17 32 (1.18%) RIA
17 32 (1.18%) LPAR
17 32 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
18 30 (1.11%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2157 (79.62%) Linux
2 1668 (61.57%) UNIX
3 1204 (44.44%) Windows
4 589 (21.74%) AIX
5 466 (17.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 273 (10.08%) HPUX
7 255 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 199 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 127 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 103 (3.80%) SUSE
11 99 (3.65%) Ubuntu
12 73 (2.69%) CentOS
13 58 (2.14%) Debian
14 47 (1.73%) Oracle Linux
14 47 (1.73%) Mac OS X
15 40 (1.48%) Windows 7
16 30 (1.11%) Windows 2000
17 27 (1.00%) Apple iOS
18 21 (0.78%) zOS
19 20 (0.74%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (17.46%) ITIL
2 200 (7.38%) Performance Tuning
3 181 (6.68%) Project Management
4 164 (6.05%) Load Balancing
5 138 (5.09%) Change Management
6 134 (4.95%) Problem Management
6 134 (4.95%) Capacity Planning
7 132 (4.87%) Agile Software Development
8 126 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 124 (4.58%) Incident Management
10 123 (4.54%) E-Commerce
11 113 (4.17%) Configuration Management
12 110 (4.06%) Software Engineering
13 109 (4.02%) Service Delivery
14 103 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
14 103 (3.80%) OO
15 99 (3.65%) Migration
16 92 (3.40%) Service Management
17 89 (3.29%) SOA
18 81 (2.99%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 772 (28.50%) Java
2 751 (27.72%) SQL
3 611 (22.55%) Perl
4 329 (12.14%) Shell Script
5 283 (10.45%) Python
6 240 (8.86%) C++
7 239 (8.82%) Bash Shell
8 231 (8.53%) JavaScript
9 175 (6.46%) Ruby
9 175 (6.46%) PL/SQL
10 155 (5.72%) PHP
11 119 (4.39%) C#
12 115 (4.25%) C
13 96 (3.54%) Korn
14 84 (3.10%) PowerShell
15 53 (1.96%) Groovy
16 35 (1.29%) VB
17 30 (1.11%) AWK
18 28 (1.03%) Scala
19 27 (1.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 387 (14.29%) Degree
2 203 (7.49%) Security Cleared
3 146 (5.39%) SC Cleared
4 82 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (2.81%) DV Cleared
6 67 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 55 (2.03%) CISSP
8 49 (1.81%) ISEB
9 45 (1.66%) CCNP
10 42 (1.55%) MCSE
11 39 (1.44%) RHCE
12 38 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
13 34 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 32 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 31 (1.14%) CCNA
16 22 (0.81%) CEH
16 22 (0.81%) MCSD
17 21 (0.78%) CCSE
18 20 (0.74%) PMP
19 19 (0.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (5.13%) SLA
2 121 (4.47%) QA
3 37 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 35 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (0.74%) COBIT
6 18 (0.66%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.18%) COSO
9 1 (0.037%) BS7799
System Software
1 441 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 226 (8.34%) Active Directory
3 220 (8.12%) NFS
4 152 (5.61%) vSphere
5 140 (5.17%) Oracle RAC
6 123 (4.54%) VMware ESX
7 112 (4.13%) Hyper-V
8 95 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
9 48 (1.77%) SRDF
9 48 (1.77%) XenApp
10 46 (1.70%) KVM
11 44 (1.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 38 (1.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 37 (1.37%) Xen
14 32 (1.18%) Sendmail
15 30 (1.11%) Samba
16 26 (0.96%) XenDesktop
16 26 (0.96%) Snort
17 25 (0.92%) Squid
18 24 (0.89%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 158 (5.83%) Puppet
2 153 (5.65%) NetBackup
3 113 (4.17%) Nagios
4 110 (4.06%) Tivoli
5 100 (3.69%) Data Guard
6 81 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
7 63 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 46 (1.70%) OpenView
9 43 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
10 41 (1.51%) SCOM
11 36 (1.33%) Backup Exec
12 34 (1.26%) SCCM
13 32 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 30 (1.11%) Legato
14 30 (1.11%) Oracle Identity Management
15 25 (0.92%) CFEngine
16 20 (0.74%) Control-M
17 19 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
18 15 (0.55%) Opsview
18 15 (0.55%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 1181 (43.60%) Oracle
2 680 (25.10%) Red Hat
3 615 (22.70%) VMware
4 401 (14.80%) Microsoft
5 393 (14.51%) HP
6 392 (14.47%) Cisco
7 388 (14.32%) IBM
8 387 (14.29%) Sun
9 359 (13.25%) EMC
10 296 (10.93%) NetApp
11 212 (7.83%) Veritas
12 204 (7.53%) Citrix
13 191 (7.05%) JBoss
14 190 (7.01%) Sybase
15 117 (4.32%) Symantec
16 102 (3.77%) Brocade
17 91 (3.36%) CheckPoint
18 81 (2.99%) F5
19 77 (2.84%) BMC
20 74 (2.73%) Juniper
West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sure Recruitment
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + (Potentially higher)
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum to £100k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive+ 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
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London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago