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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 327 245 200
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -45
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 934 1378 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 1.14% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.23% 4.26% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 748 1063 1294
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,750 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +5.81%

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
28876 32335 29588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.72% 26.67% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24172 27218 25032
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -84 859 £52,500 - 91
London -63 414 £64,000 +6.66% 29
South East -20 194 £50,000 +3.09% 25
City of London -39 92 £55,000 -15.38% 9
East of England -35 69 £46,500 -2.10% 7
Hampshire +29 64 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Berkshire -37 55 £47,500 +2.15% 7
Yorkshire -23 54 £39,000 -5.45% 7
West Midlands +19 48 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Reading +19 45 £47,500 -20.83% 6
Surrey +14 37 £55,000 -8.33% 9
North West +17 33 £42,500 +21.42% 5
West Yorkshire -3 33 £34,000 -40.86% 4
Hertfordshire -32 33 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Scotland +16 31 £42,750 +1.78% 3
Birmingham +11 30 £52,500 +21.38% 1
Wales +15 27 £30,000 -9.09% 2
South Wales +15 27 £30,000 -9.09% 2
South West -57 26 £45,000 -2.17% 11
Leeds -11 21 £32,700 -43.13% 3
East Midlands +7 20 £38,500 -9.41% 2
Cambridgeshire -29 16 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Manchester +9 15 £35,000 -17.64% 4
North Yorkshire +11 13 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Southampton -6 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Oxfordshire +20 12 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Watford -4 12 £62,500 +8.69%
Cambridge -15 11 £80,000 +64.10% 2
Bristol -24 11 £43,750 +13.63% 1
Caerphilly - 11 £45,000 -

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1629 (79.66%) Linux
2 1373 (67.14%) UNIX
3 1099 (53.74%) Oracle
4 895 (43.77%) Windows
5 715 (34.96%) Finance
6 657 (32.13%) SQL
7 610 (29.83%) Red Hat
8 536 (26.21%) AIX
9 510 (24.94%) Perl
10 486 (23.77%) SAN
11 447 (21.86%) VMware
12 443 (21.66%) Java
13 437 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 411 (20.10%) IBM
15 404 (19.76%) Cisco
16 393 (19.22%) SQL Server
17 339 (16.58%) ITIL
18 336 (16.43%) Apache
19 332 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
20 331 (16.19%) EMC
21 329 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
22 313 (15.31%) NetApp
22 313 (15.31%) Shell Script
23 307 (15.01%) Tomcat
24 304 (14.87%) Microsoft
25 300 (14.67%) WebSphere
26 298 (14.57%) Oracle Database
27 278 (13.59%) Sun
28 275 (13.45%) HP
29 274 (13.40%) TCP/IP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 336 (16.43%) Apache
2 307 (15.01%) Tomcat
3 300 (14.67%) WebSphere
4 201 (9.83%) IIS
5 140 (6.85%) WebLogic
6 117 (5.72%) WebSphere Application Server
7 110 (5.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 101 (4.94%) Oracle Coherence
9 63 (3.08%) JBoss
10 53 (2.59%) MQSeries
11 51 (2.49%) GlassFish
12 48 (2.35%) SharePoint
13 37 (1.81%) IBM HTTP Server
14 31 (1.52%) CICS
14 31 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
15 26 (1.27%) MS Exchange
16 21 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
17 20 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
18 12 (0.59%) SAS
19 11 (0.54%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 145 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 110 (5.38%) MS Office
3 24 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 81 (3.96%) RMDS
2 35 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
4 24 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 15 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (0.59%) Markit EDM
7 11 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (0.34%) Oracle Utilities
10 6 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
11 5 (0.24%) HiPortfolio
11 5 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
12 4 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 4 (0.20%) SAP R/3
13 3 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.42%) SaaS
2 27 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.44%) GitHub
4 6 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
6 4 (0.20%) Google Drive
6 4 (0.20%) Office 365
7 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.098%) CodePlex
8 2 (0.098%) IaaS
8 2 (0.098%) Joyent
8 2 (0.098%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.049%) PaaS
9 1 (0.049%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.049%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.049%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 486 (23.77%) SAN
2 274 (13.40%) TCP/IP
3 251 (12.27%) Firewall
3 251 (12.27%) NAS
4 214 (10.46%) HTTP
5 213 (10.42%) LAN
6 204 (9.98%) DNS
7 192 (9.39%) WAN
8 155 (7.58%) Fibre Channel
9 149 (7.29%) LDAP
10 143 (6.99%) Multicast
11 131 (6.41%) FCoE
12 127 (6.21%) Internet
13 81 (3.96%) VPN
14 63 (3.08%) FTP
15 62 (3.03%) iSCSI
16 59 (2.89%) DHCP
17 52 (2.54%) SMTP
18 43 (2.10%) VLAN
19 42 (2.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (19.22%) SQL Server
2 298 (14.57%) Oracle Database
3 211 (10.32%) MySQL
4 199 (9.73%) DB2
5 149 (7.29%) Relational Database
6 130 (6.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 127 (6.21%) RDBMS
8 81 (3.96%) Oracle Exadata
9 76 (3.72%) Hadoop
10 74 (3.62%) HBase
11 58 (2.84%) Oracle Database 10g
12 49 (2.40%) Oracle Database 12c
13 39 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
14 36 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
15 35 (1.71%) Informix
16 26 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
16 26 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
16 26 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
17 24 (1.17%) Ingres
17 24 (1.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 59 (2.89%) Subversion
2 46 (2.25%) Jenkins
2 46 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 37 (1.81%) Eclipse
4 36 (1.76%) Maven
5 33 (1.61%) TeamCity
6 31 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 28 (1.37%) Ant
8 24 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
9 19 (0.93%) JUnit
10 18 (0.88%) JIRA
10 18 (0.88%) CruiseControl
10 18 (0.88%) InstallShield
11 15 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
13 12 (0.59%) SoapUI
14 11 (0.54%) Mercurial
14 11 (0.54%) Hudson
15 6 (0.29%) Rational Application Developer
15 6 (0.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 715 (34.96%) Finance
2 238 (11.64%) Banking
3 102 (4.99%) Telecoms
4 65 (3.18%) Retail
5 53 (2.59%) Investment Banking
6 40 (1.96%) Marketing
7 39 (1.91%) Financial Institution
8 30 (1.47%) Back Office
9 19 (0.93%) French Language
10 18 (0.88%) German Language
10 18 (0.88%) Games
10 18 (0.88%) Publishing
11 16 (0.78%) Spanish Language
11 16 (0.78%) Front Office
11 16 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.68%) Law
12 14 (0.68%) Electronics
13 13 (0.64%) Legal
13 13 (0.64%) Advertising
14 11 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 369 (18.04%) Administrator
2 279 (13.64%) Architect
3 231 (11.30%) Analyst
4 223 (10.90%) Systems Administrator
5 209 (10.22%) Developer
6 192 (9.39%) Infrastructure Architect
7 165 (8.07%) UNIX Administrator
8 137 (6.70%) Solutions Architect
9 116 (5.67%) Support Analyst
10 107 (5.23%) Consultant
11 105 (5.13%) Applications Support
11 105 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
12 97 (4.74%) DBA
12 97 (4.74%) UNIX Engineer
13 90 (4.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 90 (4.40%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 89 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 84 (4.11%) Support Engineer
16 76 (3.72%) Linux Engineer
17 75 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (12.52%) Middleware
2 187 (9.14%) XML
3 183 (8.95%) HTML
4 158 (7.73%) J2EE
5 125 (6.11%) Web Services
6 100 (4.89%) .NET
7 97 (4.74%) XSLT
8 85 (4.16%) WebSphere MQ
9 75 (3.67%) Rendezvous
9 75 (3.67%) Ultra Messaging
10 66 (3.23%) CSS
11 64 (3.13%) SOAP
12 58 (2.84%) Spring
13 48 (2.35%) Oracle Fusion
14 39 (1.91%) Hibernate
15 36 (1.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 34 (1.66%) JDBC
17 33 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
18 31 (1.52%) ISPF
19 30 (1.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 201 (9.83%) Data Centre
2 159 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 151 (7.38%) Computer Science
4 149 (7.29%) Clustering
5 122 (5.97%) Mainframe
6 74 (3.62%) Management Information System
7 50 (2.44%) PKI
8 47 (2.30%) AS400
9 44 (2.15%) Replication
9 44 (2.15%) HACMP
10 40 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
11 31 (1.52%) CMDB
11 31 (1.52%) Algorithms
12 30 (1.47%) FlexPod
13 29 (1.42%) CLARiiON
13 29 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
14 26 (1.27%) Client/Server
15 24 (1.17%) Equities
16 23 (1.12%) Fixed Income
16 23 (1.12%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1629 (79.66%) Linux
2 1373 (67.14%) UNIX
3 895 (43.77%) Windows
4 536 (26.21%) AIX
5 437 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 218 (10.66%) HPUX
7 128 (6.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 102 (4.99%) SUSE
9 90 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 84 (4.11%) CentOS
11 71 (3.47%) Ubuntu
12 70 (3.42%) Oracle Linux
13 68 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 46 (2.25%) zOS
15 43 (2.10%) Debian
16 36 (1.76%) Windows XP
16 36 (1.76%) VMS
17 35 (1.71%) Fedora
18 33 (1.61%) Apple iOS
19 32 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (16.58%) ITIL
2 332 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (10.56%) Performance Tuning
4 141 (6.89%) DevOps
4 141 (6.89%) Benchmarking
5 130 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 121 (5.92%) Problem Management
6 121 (5.92%) Load Balancing
7 112 (5.48%) Project Management
8 111 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
9 110 (5.38%) Service Management
10 99 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
11 96 (4.69%) Change Management
11 96 (4.69%) Mentoring
12 95 (4.65%) Migration
13 90 (4.40%) Incident Management
14 83 (4.06%) Time Management
15 79 (3.86%) Risk Management
16 77 (3.77%) Multithreading
16 77 (3.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 657 (32.13%) SQL
2 510 (24.94%) Perl
3 443 (21.66%) Java
4 313 (15.31%) Shell Script
5 261 (12.76%) Python
6 187 (9.14%) JavaScript
7 167 (8.17%) Bash Shell
8 160 (7.82%) PL/SQL
9 148 (7.24%) C++
10 79 (3.86%) PowerShell
11 71 (3.47%) Korn
12 63 (3.08%) C#
13 62 (3.03%) Ruby
14 58 (2.84%) C
15 48 (2.35%) Bourne shell
15 48 (2.35%) PHP
16 31 (1.52%) JCL
17 23 (1.12%) Objective-C
18 21 (1.03%) T-SQL
19 20 (0.98%) AWK
Qualifications
1 247 (12.08%) Degree
2 120 (5.87%) Security Cleared
3 79 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 66 (3.23%) RHCE
5 65 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (2.25%) Sun Certification
7 38 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (1.61%) CCNP
9 31 (1.52%) CCNA
9 31 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 28 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (1.32%) MCSE
12 26 (1.27%) DV Cleared
12 26 (1.27%) PMP
12 26 (1.27%) PMI Certification
13 25 (1.22%) SCSA
14 23 (1.12%) ISEB
15 21 (1.03%) CCIE
16 20 (0.98%) IBM AIX Certification
17 19 (0.93%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (8.26%) SLA
2 108 (5.28%) QA
3 29 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.24%) COBIT
7 2 (0.098%) FISMA
8 1 (0.049%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.049%) CRD IV
System Software
1 329 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 239 (11.69%) NFS
3 146 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
4 139 (6.80%) Active Directory
5 133 (6.50%) SRDF
6 100 (4.89%) Hyper-V
7 85 (4.16%) KVM
8 81 (3.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 71 (3.47%) vSphere
10 65 (3.18%) VMware ESX
11 63 (3.08%) Xen
12 40 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 39 (1.91%) Squid
14 34 (1.66%) Samba
15 19 (0.93%) XenApp
16 18 (0.88%) Sendmail
17 17 (0.83%) Firmware
18 16 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
19 14 (0.68%) PowerHA
20 12 (0.59%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 153 (7.48%) Puppet
2 134 (6.55%) Tivoli
3 121 (5.92%) NetBackup
4 110 (5.38%) Nagios
5 82 (4.01%) Opscode Chef
6 69 (3.37%) Oracle RMAN
7 54 (2.64%) Data Guard
8 46 (2.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 40 (1.96%) Control-M
10 37 (1.81%) Ansible
11 31 (1.52%) OpenView
11 31 (1.52%) Legato
12 30 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 27 (1.32%) BladeLogic
14 24 (1.17%) Cacti
15 22 (1.08%) SCOM
16 21 (1.03%) Unicenter
17 17 (0.83%) Opsview
18 16 (0.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
18 16 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1099 (53.74%) Oracle
2 610 (29.83%) Red Hat
3 447 (21.86%) VMware
4 411 (20.10%) IBM
5 404 (19.76%) Cisco
6 331 (16.19%) EMC
7 313 (15.31%) NetApp
8 304 (14.87%) Microsoft
9 278 (13.59%) Sun
10 275 (13.45%) HP
11 218 (10.66%) Veritas
12 154 (7.53%) Sybase
13 145 (7.09%) Intel
14 125 (6.11%) Juniper
15 92 (4.50%) Symantec
16 89 (4.35%) Citrix
17 82 (4.01%) CheckPoint
18 81 (3.96%) TIBCO
19 78 (3.81%) Brocade
20 74 (3.62%) DataSynapse
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