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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 246 215 177
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -38
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1329 1436 1928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.35% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.33% 4.93% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1046 1145 1505
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
30719 29145 32386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.83% 27.31% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 25403 24923 27688
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -25 1252 £52,500 +10.52% 108
London -37 587 £60,000 +20.00% 46
South East -33 302 £50,000 +13.63% 18
City of London +41 185 £57,500 +4.54% 18
East of England +22 99 £47,500 +18.75% 11
Surrey +13 93 £58,000 +28.88% 9
Berkshire -27 87 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands -12 85 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Yorkshire -6 82 £37,500 -13.79% 10
Hampshire -13 77 £50,000 +25.00% 5
West Yorkshire -6 58 £37,500 -25.00% 8
Leeds +2 51 £37,500 -25.00% 7
Birmingham -30 49 £52,500 +5.00% 1
North West -8 45 £42,500 +2.40% 5
Reading -25 42 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Scotland -27 40 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Cambridgeshire +17 38 £45,000 +11.80% 4
Hertfordshire +4 38 £55,750 +118.62% 5
Cambridge +9 36 £46,250 +14.19% 3
South West -47 29 £45,000 -2.17% 6
Watford +20 28 £65,000 - 2
Manchester +17 27 £42,500 -41.37% 3
Bedfordshire +2 25 £47,500 -20.83% 2
East Midlands -8 25 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 22 £55,000 +45.69%
Milton Keynes +9 21 £55,000 +44.73%
Nottinghamshire -7 20 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Warwickshire +25 19 £44,000 +144.44%
Warwick +23 19 £44,000 +44.26%
Southampton +12 18 £42,500 +18.08% 2

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2181 (80.60%) Linux
2 1671 (61.75%) UNIX
3 1183 (43.72%) Windows
4 1164 (43.02%) Oracle
5 896 (33.11%) Finance
6 751 (27.75%) Java
7 740 (27.35%) SQL
8 680 (25.13%) Red Hat
9 607 (22.43%) VMware
10 605 (22.36%) Perl
11 602 (22.25%) AIX
12 557 (20.58%) Apache
13 496 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 493 (18.22%) SAN
15 474 (17.52%) ITIL
16 454 (16.78%) Tomcat
17 444 (16.41%) Microsoft
18 441 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
19 425 (15.71%) SQL Server
20 421 (15.56%) IBM
21 408 (15.08%) Cisco
22 401 (14.82%) MySQL
23 390 (14.41%) Oracle Database
24 386 (14.26%) Sun
25 385 (14.23%) Degree
26 380 (14.04%) HP
27 376 (13.90%) TCP/IP
28 358 (13.23%) Firewall
29 357 (13.19%) EMC
30 356 (13.16%) Shell Script

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 557 (20.58%) Apache
2 454 (16.78%) Tomcat
3 266 (9.83%) WebSphere
4 258 (9.53%) WebLogic
5 164 (6.06%) IIS
6 90 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 61 (2.25%) MQSeries
8 58 (2.14%) Oracle Application Server
9 55 (2.03%) MS Exchange
10 52 (1.92%) SharePoint
10 52 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
11 50 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 49 (1.81%) GlassFish
13 47 (1.74%) IBM HTTP Server
14 38 (1.40%) Node.js
15 32 (1.18%) nginx
16 31 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
17 28 (1.03%) CMS
18 27 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
19 26 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 126 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 64 (2.37%) MS Office
3 60 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.67%) MS Project
5 12 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 87 (3.22%) Oracle EBS
2 78 (2.88%) Oracle Applications
3 60 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
4 59 (2.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 35 (1.29%) RMDS
6 15 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 14 (0.52%) Google Analytics
8 13 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
9 9 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (0.22%) SunGard AvantGard
10 6 (0.22%) Tridion
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
12 2 (0.074%) Oracle BRM
12 2 (0.074%) ION MarketView
12 2 (0.074%) CSG Singleview
12 2 (0.074%) Summit
13 1 (0.037%) Unica Affinium
13 1 (0.037%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 59 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (1.63%) Joyent
3 30 (1.11%) IaaS
4 23 (0.85%) GitHub
5 22 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.63%) Office 365
7 14 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (0.44%) SaaS
9 5 (0.18%) PaaS
10 2 (0.074%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 493 (18.22%) SAN
2 376 (13.90%) TCP/IP
3 358 (13.23%) Firewall
4 351 (12.97%) DNS
5 266 (9.83%) HTTP
6 228 (8.43%) LDAP
7 218 (8.06%) Internet
8 191 (7.06%) NAS
9 171 (6.32%) WAN
10 158 (5.84%) LAN
11 118 (4.36%) DHCP
12 110 (4.07%) VPN
13 100 (3.70%) FTP
14 92 (3.40%) Fibre Channel
15 80 (2.96%) SSH
16 74 (2.73%) iSCSI
17 67 (2.48%) Multicast
17 67 (2.48%) Wireshark
18 65 (2.40%) SSL
19 63 (2.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 401 (14.82%) MySQL
3 390 (14.41%) Oracle Database
4 201 (7.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 182 (6.73%) Relational Database
6 146 (5.40%) DB2
7 128 (4.73%) RDBMS
8 79 (2.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 65 (2.40%) Hadoop
10 62 (2.29%) Redis
11 57 (2.11%) MongoDB
12 54 (2.00%) Oracle Exadata
13 52 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
14 48 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
15 43 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
16 40 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
17 33 (1.22%) Oracle Discoverer
18 31 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
19 30 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
20 29 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 126 (4.66%) Git (software)
2 99 (3.66%) Subversion
3 79 (2.92%) Eclipse
4 60 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 43 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 42 (1.55%) JIRA
6 42 (1.55%) Cucumber
7 40 (1.48%) Ant
8 32 (1.18%) JUnit
9 29 (1.07%) QuickTest Pro
10 28 (1.03%) Selenium
11 26 (0.96%) Firebug
12 25 (0.92%) JMeter
12 25 (0.92%) Visual Studio
13 24 (0.89%) Maven
14 21 (0.78%) TeamCity
15 20 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (0.74%) RSpec
16 19 (0.70%) IntelliJ
17 17 (0.63%) Emacs
General
1 896 (33.11%) Finance
2 300 (11.09%) Banking
3 205 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 119 (4.40%) Retail
5 90 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 66 (2.44%) Front Office
7 57 (2.11%) Investment Banking
8 45 (1.66%) Marketing
9 38 (1.40%) German Language
10 35 (1.29%) French Language
10 35 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 35 (1.29%) Legal
11 29 (1.07%) Publishing
12 28 (1.03%) Back Office
13 23 (0.85%) Games
14 22 (0.81%) Law
15 20 (0.74%) Electronics
16 18 (0.67%) Billing
17 16 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 438 (16.19%) Administrator
2 344 (12.71%) Analyst
3 305 (11.27%) Developer
4 255 (9.42%) Systems Administrator
5 247 (9.13%) Architect
6 188 (6.95%) UNIX Administrator
7 178 (6.58%) DBA
8 164 (6.06%) Consultant
8 164 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
9 161 (5.95%) Support Analyst
10 150 (5.54%) Support Engineer
11 149 (5.51%) Linux Administrator
12 137 (5.06%) Applications Support
12 137 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
13 136 (5.03%) UNIX Engineer
14 116 (4.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 114 (4.21%) Infrastructure Architect
16 112 (4.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 111 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
18 102 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (9.83%) XML
2 251 (9.28%) Middleware
3 246 (9.09%) J2EE
4 208 (7.69%) Web Services
5 202 (7.46%) HTML
6 107 (3.95%) Oracle Fusion
7 97 (3.58%) LAMP
8 92 (3.40%) .NET
9 89 (3.29%) CSS
10 86 (3.18%) WebSphere MQ
11 72 (2.66%) XSLT
11 72 (2.66%) Spring
12 61 (2.25%) JDBC
13 56 (2.07%) SOAP
14 53 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
15 48 (1.77%) Ajax
16 45 (1.66%) JSON
17 43 (1.59%) JMS
18 42 (1.55%) Java EE
19 40 (1.48%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 241 (8.91%) Clustering
2 181 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 137 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 135 (4.99%) Open Source
5 122 (4.51%) Management Information System
6 88 (3.25%) Mathematics
7 87 (3.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 67 (2.48%) Hedge funds
8 67 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 63 (2.33%) Replication
10 54 (2.00%) PKI
11 52 (1.92%) Derivative
12 51 (1.88%) Firmware
13 40 (1.48%) LPAR
14 37 (1.37%) Mobile App
15 36 (1.33%) Statistics
16 35 (1.29%) Symmetrix
17 33 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
18 31 (1.15%) RIA
18 31 (1.15%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 2181 (80.60%) Linux
2 1671 (61.75%) UNIX
3 1183 (43.72%) Windows
4 602 (22.25%) AIX
5 496 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 268 (9.90%) HPUX
7 254 (9.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 190 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 124 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 106 (3.92%) Ubuntu
11 92 (3.40%) SUSE
12 83 (3.07%) CentOS
13 62 (2.29%) Mac OS X
14 50 (1.85%) Debian
15 45 (1.66%) Windows 7
16 44 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
17 32 (1.18%) Apple iOS
18 31 (1.15%) Windows 2000
19 22 (0.81%) zOS
20 19 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (17.52%) ITIL
2 260 (9.61%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (8.02%) Project Management
4 193 (7.13%) Performance Tuning
5 169 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 159 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 133 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
8 125 (4.62%) Change Management
9 124 (4.58%) Configuration Management
10 122 (4.51%) Problem Management
11 117 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 115 (4.25%) Software Engineering
13 111 (4.10%) Incident Management
13 111 (4.10%) OO
14 102 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
15 98 (3.62%) Service Delivery
15 98 (3.62%) Migration
16 95 (3.51%) Mentoring
17 88 (3.25%) Service Management
18 82 (3.03%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 751 (27.75%) Java
2 740 (27.35%) SQL
3 605 (22.36%) Perl
4 356 (13.16%) Shell Script
5 303 (11.20%) Python
6 238 (8.80%) Bash Shell
7 231 (8.54%) C++
8 226 (8.35%) JavaScript
9 186 (6.87%) Ruby
10 180 (6.65%) PL/SQL
11 161 (5.95%) PHP
12 109 (4.03%) C#
13 106 (3.92%) C
14 99 (3.66%) Korn
15 59 (2.18%) PowerShell
16 52 (1.92%) Groovy
17 32 (1.18%) AWK
18 31 (1.15%) Tcl
19 29 (1.07%) VB
20 25 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 385 (14.23%) Degree
2 201 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 143 (5.28%) SC Cleared
4 99 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 65 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 63 (2.33%) CCNP
8 61 (2.25%) ISEB
9 56 (2.07%) CISSP
10 41 (1.52%) MCSE
10 41 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 39 (1.44%) RHCE
11 39 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 37 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
13 29 (1.07%) CCNA
14 24 (0.89%) CEH
15 22 (0.81%) MCSD
15 22 (0.81%) PMP
16 21 (0.78%) PMI Certification
16 21 (0.78%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (4.80%) SLA
2 109 (4.03%) QA
3 41 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 38 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 22 (0.81%) COBIT
7 15 (0.55%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.30%) GLP
10 5 (0.18%) COSO
11 1 (0.037%) BS7799
System Software
1 441 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 226 (8.35%) NFS
3 219 (8.09%) Active Directory
4 151 (5.58%) Oracle RAC
5 148 (5.47%) vSphere
6 108 (3.99%) VMware ESX
7 99 (3.66%) Hyper-V
8 91 (3.36%) Oracle RMAN
9 52 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 52 (1.92%) KVM
10 51 (1.88%) SRDF
11 48 (1.77%) XenApp
12 41 (1.52%) Xen
13 39 (1.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 31 (1.15%) Sendmail
15 27 (1.00%) Squid
15 27 (1.00%) Samba
16 26 (0.96%) Veritas File System
17 25 (0.92%) XenDesktop
17 25 (0.92%) Snort
Systems Management
1 179 (6.61%) Puppet
2 153 (5.65%) NetBackup
3 115 (4.25%) Nagios
4 108 (3.99%) Tivoli
5 103 (3.81%) Data Guard
6 88 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
7 65 (2.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 48 (1.77%) OpenView
9 40 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 40 (1.48%) BMC PATROL
10 37 (1.37%) SCOM
11 33 (1.22%) Legato
12 30 (1.11%) CFEngine
13 29 (1.07%) Oracle Identity Management
13 29 (1.07%) Backup Exec
14 28 (1.03%) Control-M
15 26 (0.96%) SCCM
16 24 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
17 21 (0.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
18 19 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1164 (43.02%) Oracle
2 680 (25.13%) Red Hat
3 607 (22.43%) VMware
4 444 (16.41%) Microsoft
5 421 (15.56%) IBM
6 408 (15.08%) Cisco
7 386 (14.26%) Sun
8 380 (14.04%) HP
9 357 (13.19%) EMC
10 296 (10.94%) NetApp
11 219 (8.09%) Veritas
12 191 (7.06%) Citrix
13 187 (6.91%) JBoss
14 176 (6.50%) Sybase
15 120 (4.43%) Symantec
16 117 (4.32%) CheckPoint
17 95 (3.51%) Brocade
18 90 (3.33%) Juniper
19 88 (3.25%) F5
20 80 (2.96%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £63000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 15% Bonus & Extensive Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + Beneftis
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent package and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £2000 - £27000 per annum + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55330.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday