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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 302 245 207
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -38
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1033 1384 1551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 1.18% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.58% 4.42% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 796 1087 1286
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 £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,048 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -

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
28855 31327 29728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.33% 26.75% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24221 26171 25169
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -63 942 £52,500 - 88
London -45 449 £60,000 - 32
South East -53 180 £47,500 -5.00% 18
City of London -33 104 £60,000 +4.34% 8
East of England -25 99 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Yorkshire -15 71 £43,596 +8.98% 9
Surrey +15 65 £60,000 +48.14% 2
North West +27 58 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Scotland +25 51 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Midlands +13 50 £52,500 +19.31% 4
Berkshire -23 49 £40,000 -13.97% 7
Hertfordshire -23 42 £50,000 -0.49% 1
Reading -1 41 £40,000 -30.43% 7
Hampshire -17 41 £38,000 -24.00% 4
West Yorkshire -11 37 £50,000 -14.89% 4
Manchester +30 36 £42,500 +12.54% 2
Birmingham +8 34 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Staines +7 31 £60,000 -25.00% 1
Watford -6 29 £73,750 +28.26%
Wales +8 26 £27,500 -16.66%
South Wales +4 26 £27,500 -16.66%
South West -31 26 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Bedfordshire +14 24 £45,000 -8.16% 2
Cambridgeshire -14 24 £36,000 -24.21% 2
Glasgow +28 23 £45,000 +0.55% 1
Leeds -23 22 £40,000 -33.33% 4
Dunstable +10 20 £45,000 +29.49% 1
Southampton +7 18 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Edinburgh +3 16 £50,000 +21.95% 1
South Yorkshire +5 15 £39,000 +16.94% 2

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1641 (80.88%) Linux
2 1311 (64.61%) UNIX
3 1194 (58.85%) Oracle
4 907 (44.70%) Windows
5 712 (35.09%) Finance
6 643 (31.69%) SQL
7 590 (29.08%) Red Hat
8 563 (27.75%) AIX
9 488 (24.05%) Perl
10 458 (22.57%) IBM
11 455 (22.42%) VMware
12 452 (22.28%) Java
12 452 (22.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 430 (21.19%) SAN
14 398 (19.62%) Cisco
15 377 (18.58%) SQL Server
15 377 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
16 348 (17.15%) Oracle Database
17 329 (16.21%) VMware Infrastructure
18 321 (15.82%) Apache
19 307 (15.13%) ITIL
20 300 (14.79%) NetApp
21 296 (14.59%) HP
22 293 (14.44%) Sun
23 291 (14.34%) WebSphere
24 290 (14.29%) Microsoft
25 288 (14.19%) EMC
26 282 (13.90%) Banking
27 280 (13.80%) Middleware
28 277 (13.65%) Shell Script

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 321 (15.82%) Apache
2 291 (14.34%) WebSphere
3 261 (12.86%) Tomcat
4 181 (8.92%) IIS
5 165 (8.13%) WebLogic
6 117 (5.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 107 (5.27%) Oracle Coherence
8 100 (4.93%) WebSphere Application Server
9 57 (2.81%) JBoss
10 47 (2.32%) Oracle Application Server
11 43 (2.12%) MQSeries
12 39 (1.92%) GlassFish
13 37 (1.82%) SharePoint
14 33 (1.63%) CICS
15 32 (1.58%) IBM HTTP Server
16 27 (1.33%) Apache ServiceMix
17 24 (1.18%) MS Exchange
18 22 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
19 20 (0.99%) OpenStack
20 16 (0.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 141 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 89 (4.39%) MS Office
3 29 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.15%) MS Project
6 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 84 (4.14%) RMDS
2 47 (2.32%) Oracle EBS
3 35 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 30 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
5 18 (0.89%) Oracle 11i
6 13 (0.64%) Markit EDM
7 10 (0.49%) Oracle Utilities
8 9 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 6 (0.30%) SAP R/3
10 6 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
11 5 (0.25%) HiPortfolio
11 5 (0.25%) Temenos T24
11 5 (0.25%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 60 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (1.58%) SaaS
3 24 (1.18%) IBM PureFlex
4 12 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.49%) GitHub
6 8 (0.39%) Office 365
7 6 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
9 3 (0.15%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.099%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.099%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.099%) Joyent
10 2 (0.099%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.049%) PaaS
11 1 (0.049%) CodePlex
11 1 (0.049%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.049%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 430 (21.19%) SAN
2 269 (13.26%) TCP/IP
3 263 (12.96%) Firewall
4 234 (11.53%) LAN
5 233 (11.48%) NAS
6 229 (11.29%) WAN
7 198 (9.76%) HTTP
8 173 (8.53%) DNS
9 148 (7.29%) Fibre Channel
10 142 (7.00%) Multicast
11 139 (6.85%) Internet
12 129 (6.36%) FCoE
13 96 (4.73%) LDAP
14 73 (3.60%) VPN
15 65 (3.20%) iSCSI
16 53 (2.61%) FTP
17 44 (2.17%) OSPF
18 43 (2.12%) BGP
18 43 (2.12%) DHCP
19 41 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 348 (17.15%) Oracle Database
3 187 (9.22%) DB2
4 180 (8.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 179 (8.82%) MySQL
6 168 (8.28%) Relational Database
7 127 (6.26%) RDBMS
8 92 (4.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 88 (4.34%) Oracle Exadata
10 80 (3.94%) Hadoop
11 77 (3.79%) HBase
12 48 (2.37%) Oracle Database 12c
12 48 (2.37%) Oracle9i Database
13 43 (2.12%) BusinessObjects
14 40 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
15 30 (1.48%) Informix
16 29 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
17 28 (1.38%) OLTP
18 24 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
19 23 (1.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 72 (3.55%) Subversion
2 52 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 51 (2.51%) Jenkins
4 43 (2.12%) Maven
5 33 (1.63%) TeamCity
6 32 (1.58%) Ant
6 32 (1.58%) Eclipse
7 24 (1.18%) JIRA
8 23 (1.13%) JUnit
9 21 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (0.94%) Hudson
11 16 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
12 15 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (0.69%) InstallShield
13 14 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
14 13 (0.64%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 13 (0.64%) Rational Application Developer
15 12 (0.59%) FitNesse
16 10 (0.49%) CruiseControl
17 9 (0.44%) PowerBuilder
General
1 712 (35.09%) Finance
2 282 (13.90%) Banking
3 95 (4.68%) Telecoms
4 76 (3.75%) Retail
5 53 (2.61%) Investment Banking
6 39 (1.92%) Back Office
7 29 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 22 (1.08%) Front Office
9 21 (1.03%) Games
10 20 (0.99%) Marketing
11 19 (0.94%) French Language
11 19 (0.94%) German Language
12 16 (0.79%) Publishing
13 14 (0.69%) Advertising
14 13 (0.64%) Electronics
14 13 (0.64%) Spanish Language
15 11 (0.54%) Legal
16 10 (0.49%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.49%) Law
16 10 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 387 (19.07%) Administrator
2 296 (14.59%) Architect
3 223 (10.99%) Systems Administrator
4 208 (10.25%) Analyst
5 186 (9.17%) Developer
6 180 (8.87%) Infrastructure Architect
7 175 (8.62%) UNIX Administrator
8 173 (8.53%) Solutions Architect
9 109 (5.37%) DBA
10 105 (5.17%) Applications Support
11 103 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
12 101 (4.98%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 98 (4.83%) Support Analyst
13 98 (4.83%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 96 (4.73%) UNIX Engineer
15 94 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
16 93 (4.58%) Consultant
17 91 (4.48%) Oracle DBA
18 76 (3.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 75 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (13.80%) Middleware
2 224 (11.04%) HTML
3 211 (10.40%) XML
4 140 (6.90%) Web Services
5 130 (6.41%) J2EE
6 102 (5.03%) XSLT
7 99 (4.88%) .NET
8 84 (4.14%) CSS
9 81 (3.99%) WebSphere MQ
10 78 (3.84%) Rendezvous
10 78 (3.84%) Ultra Messaging
11 70 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
12 65 (3.20%) Spring
13 54 (2.66%) JSON
14 47 (2.32%) JMS
15 44 (2.17%) REST
16 43 (2.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
17 42 (2.07%) SOAP
18 39 (1.92%) JDBC
18 39 (1.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 184 (9.07%) Data Centre
2 162 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 150 (7.39%) Computer Science
3 150 (7.39%) Clustering
4 110 (5.42%) Mainframe
5 65 (3.20%) Enterprise Storage
6 60 (2.96%) Management Information System
7 44 (2.17%) AS400
8 42 (2.07%) EMC VNX
9 38 (1.87%) Replication
10 35 (1.72%) HACMP
11 34 (1.68%) PKI
12 31 (1.53%) Derivative
13 30 (1.48%) Hedge funds
13 30 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
14 27 (1.33%) CLARiiON
15 26 (1.28%) FlexPod
16 24 (1.18%) CMDB
16 24 (1.18%) Algorithms
17 23 (1.13%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 1641 (80.88%) Linux
2 1311 (64.61%) UNIX
3 907 (44.70%) Windows
4 563 (27.75%) AIX
5 452 (22.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 179 (8.82%) HPUX
7 135 (6.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 104 (5.13%) SUSE
9 96 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 77 (3.79%) Oracle Linux
11 68 (3.35%) zOS
12 66 (3.25%) CentOS
13 60 (2.96%) Ubuntu
14 58 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 46 (2.27%) Debian
16 37 (1.82%) Windows 8
17 35 (1.72%) Windows 2000
18 33 (1.63%) MVS
19 29 (1.43%) Data ONTAP
20 27 (1.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (15.13%) ITIL
3 237 (11.68%) Performance Tuning
4 141 (6.95%) Benchmarking
5 128 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 118 (5.82%) DevOps
7 111 (5.47%) Project Management
8 106 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
9 103 (5.08%) Change Management
10 102 (5.03%) Capacity Planning
11 100 (4.93%) Problem Management
12 99 (4.88%) Load Balancing
13 95 (4.68%) Service Delivery
14 89 (4.39%) Migration
15 87 (4.29%) E-Commerce
15 87 (4.29%) Mentoring
16 86 (4.24%) Performance Monitoring
17 82 (4.04%) Service Management
18 80 (3.94%) Incident Management
19 77 (3.79%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 643 (31.69%) SQL
2 488 (24.05%) Perl
3 452 (22.28%) Java
4 277 (13.65%) Shell Script
5 231 (11.38%) Python
6 212 (10.45%) JavaScript
7 193 (9.51%) Bash Shell
8 126 (6.21%) C++
9 125 (6.16%) PL/SQL
10 90 (4.44%) Korn
11 79 (3.89%) PowerShell
12 73 (3.60%) PHP
13 61 (3.01%) C
14 59 (2.91%) AWK
14 59 (2.91%) Ruby
15 58 (2.86%) C#
16 40 (1.97%) Bourne shell
17 39 (1.92%) sed
18 33 (1.63%) JCL
19 21 (1.03%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 237 (11.68%) Degree
2 134 (6.60%) Security Cleared
3 105 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 65 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (2.32%) RHCE
6 35 (1.72%) CCNP
7 27 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
7 27 (1.33%) PMP
7 27 (1.33%) PMI Certification
8 26 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (1.28%) CCNA
9 24 (1.18%) ISEB
10 23 (1.13%) CCIP
10 23 (1.13%) CCIE
11 22 (1.08%) Sun Certification
12 21 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (1.03%) DV Cleared
13 17 (0.84%) MCSE
14 15 (0.74%) ISTQB
15 13 (0.64%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (6.60%) SLA
2 98 (4.83%) QA
3 31 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (0.99%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.79%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.39%) FISMA
8 1 (0.049%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.049%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 329 (16.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 215 (10.60%) NFS
3 194 (9.56%) Oracle RAC
4 132 (6.51%) SRDF
5 127 (6.26%) Active Directory
6 106 (5.22%) Xen
7 102 (5.03%) KVM
8 100 (4.93%) Hyper-V
9 69 (3.40%) vSphere
10 63 (3.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 54 (2.66%) Samba
12 45 (2.22%) VMware ESX
13 40 (1.97%) XenApp
14 24 (1.18%) Squid
15 18 (0.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 17 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
17 16 (0.79%) Firmware
18 15 (0.74%) XenServer
19 11 (0.54%) Sendmail
20 10 (0.49%) Snort
Systems Management
1 131 (6.46%) Tivoli
2 122 (6.01%) Puppet
3 100 (4.93%) Oracle RMAN
4 99 (4.88%) Data Guard
5 96 (4.73%) Nagios
6 83 (4.09%) NetBackup
7 77 (3.79%) Oracle ZFS
8 54 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
9 52 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 35 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 31 (1.53%) Ansible
12 30 (1.48%) OpenView
13 27 (1.33%) SCCM
14 26 (1.28%) Cacti
15 20 (0.99%) BladeLogic
15 20 (0.99%) Legato
16 18 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
17 17 (0.84%) Control-M
17 17 (0.84%) SCOM
17 17 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1194 (58.85%) Oracle
2 590 (29.08%) Red Hat
3 458 (22.57%) IBM
4 455 (22.42%) VMware
5 398 (19.62%) Cisco
6 300 (14.79%) NetApp
7 296 (14.59%) HP
8 293 (14.44%) Sun
9 290 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 288 (14.19%) EMC
11 179 (8.82%) Veritas
12 152 (7.49%) Sybase
13 143 (7.05%) Intel
14 121 (5.96%) Juniper
15 97 (4.78%) Citrix
16 93 (4.58%) CheckPoint
17 86 (4.24%) TIBCO
18 77 (3.79%) DataSynapse
19 76 (3.75%) Brocade
20 72 (3.55%) F5
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Nicoll Curtin Technology
Salary: Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Salary: From £55,000 to £73,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Arden Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent benefits on top
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K + 6-7K on call + O/T
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IAD
Salary: From £34,000 to £39,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 2 days ago