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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 290 240 186
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -54
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1084 1348 1700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 1.20% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.75% 4.50% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 852 1006 1330
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 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
28920 29925 29459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 26.73% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 24237 24794 24684
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 March 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 March 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 -42 1010 £55,000 +10.00% 84
London -8 507 £65,000 +4.00% 36
South East -45 215 £50,000 +5.26% 18
City of London -32 111 £55,000 -4.34% 18
East of England -34 71 £45,000 - 5
Surrey +17 63 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Hampshire -2 56 £57,500 +12.19% 4
Yorkshire -16 56 £36,800 +5.14% 7
North West +15 54 £40,150 +16.37% 3
West Midlands -41 54 £49,500 +4.21% 3
Berkshire -61 52 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Reading -12 34 £47,500 - 1
Manchester +9 32 £40,100 +5.52% 1
Scotland +2 32 £35,250 -11.87% 6
West Yorkshire -8 32 £40,000 -4.99% 3
South West -68 31 £37,500 -16.66% 9
Hertfordshire -11 28 £42,500 -15.00%
Coventry - 27 £100,000 -
Leeds +2 22 £32,500 -22.81% 3
Bedfordshire +19 21 £46,500 +9.41%
East Midlands +25 17 £42,500 +31.78% 3
Edinburgh +19 16 £32,500 -43.47% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 15 £43,000 -8.51% 1
Milton Keynes -1 14 £43,000 -8.51% 1
Watford -2 14 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire -19 14 £36,800 +29.12% 1
Sheffield -21 14 £36,800 +31.42% 1
Birmingham -33 14 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Kent +22 13 £70,000 -2.09%
South Wales -7 13 £40,000 +31.14%

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1794 (79.14%) Linux
2 1606 (70.84%) UNIX
3 1126 (49.67%) Oracle
4 955 (42.13%) Windows
5 738 (32.55%) Finance
6 711 (31.36%) SQL
7 678 (29.91%) Red Hat
8 577 (25.45%) Perl
9 545 (24.04%) AIX
10 535 (23.60%) SAN
11 517 (22.81%) VMware
12 511 (22.54%) Java
12 511 (22.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 411 (18.13%) Shell Script
14 406 (17.91%) Cisco
15 400 (17.64%) ITIL
16 389 (17.16%) IBM
17 386 (17.03%) Microsoft
18 382 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
19 374 (16.50%) SQL Server
20 358 (15.79%) Apache
21 354 (15.62%) Tomcat
22 344 (15.17%) TCP/IP
22 344 (15.17%) Sun
23 326 (14.38%) EMC
24 323 (14.25%) NetApp
25 321 (14.16%) HP
26 312 (13.76%) Oracle Database
27 299 (13.19%) DNS
28 289 (12.75%) Banking

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 358 (15.79%) Apache
2 354 (15.62%) Tomcat
3 287 (12.66%) WebSphere
4 190 (8.38%) WebLogic
5 180 (7.94%) IIS
6 115 (5.07%) WebSphere Application Server
7 81 (3.57%) JBoss
8 80 (3.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 66 (2.91%) Oracle Coherence
10 61 (2.69%) GlassFish
11 55 (2.43%) MQSeries
12 49 (2.16%) SharePoint
13 48 (2.12%) MS Exchange
14 45 (1.99%) IBM HTTP Server
15 36 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
16 23 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
17 21 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
18 19 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
19 18 (0.79%) CMS
20 16 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 144 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 141 (6.22%) MS Office
3 28 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 53 (2.34%) RMDS
2 35 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.35%) Oracle Utilities
7 7 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.18%) HiPortfolio
9 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
9 4 (0.18%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.088%) SAP R/3
11 2 (0.088%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 1 (0.044%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.044%) Oracle Financials
12 1 (0.044%) CSG Singleview
12 1 (0.044%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.01%) SaaS
2 15 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.35%) IaaS
4 6 (0.26%) GitHub
5 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.18%) Office 365
6 4 (0.18%) Joyent
6 4 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.044%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.044%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 535 (23.60%) SAN
2 344 (15.17%) TCP/IP
3 299 (13.19%) DNS
4 281 (12.40%) Firewall
5 241 (10.63%) NAS
6 221 (9.75%) HTTP
7 211 (9.31%) LAN
8 181 (7.98%) WAN
9 178 (7.85%) LDAP
10 147 (6.48%) Internet
11 112 (4.94%) Fibre Channel
12 111 (4.90%) Multicast
13 101 (4.46%) VPN
14 98 (4.32%) DHCP
15 96 (4.23%) FCoE
16 93 (4.10%) FTP
17 64 (2.82%) SMTP
18 54 (2.38%) iSCSI
19 50 (2.21%) SSL
20 49 (2.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (16.50%) SQL Server
2 312 (13.76%) Oracle Database
3 208 (9.18%) MySQL
4 176 (7.76%) DB2
5 170 (7.50%) Relational Database
6 142 (6.26%) RDBMS
7 132 (5.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 86 (3.79%) Oracle Exadata
9 56 (2.47%) Oracle Database 12c
10 53 (2.34%) Hadoop
11 51 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
12 48 (2.12%) HBase
13 46 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
14 41 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
15 39 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
16 37 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
17 31 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
18 28 (1.24%) MongoDB
19 26 (1.15%) Ingres
20 25 (1.10%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 68 (3.00%) Git (software)
2 57 (2.51%) Jenkins
3 53 (2.34%) Subversion
4 48 (2.12%) Eclipse
5 37 (1.63%) Maven
6 35 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
7 34 (1.50%) InstallShield
8 30 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (1.01%) Ant
10 21 (0.93%) TeamCity
11 20 (0.88%) Hudson
12 19 (0.84%) JUnit
13 18 (0.79%) Mercurial
14 17 (0.75%) SoapUI
15 15 (0.66%) JIRA
16 14 (0.62%) CruiseControl
17 10 (0.44%) Visual Studio
18 8 (0.35%) Toad
18 8 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
19 7 (0.31%) Log4j
General
1 738 (32.55%) Finance
2 289 (12.75%) Banking
3 143 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 100 (4.41%) Retail
5 82 (3.62%) Investment Banking
6 49 (2.16%) Marketing
7 38 (1.68%) Financial Institution
8 29 (1.28%) Publishing
9 25 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.10%) Front Office
9 25 (1.10%) Back Office
10 19 (0.84%) Games
11 17 (0.75%) Advertising
12 14 (0.62%) Aerospace
13 13 (0.57%) Legal
13 13 (0.57%) French Language
14 12 (0.53%) Spanish Language
14 12 (0.53%) Law
14 12 (0.53%) Electronics
15 10 (0.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 386 (17.03%) Administrator
2 308 (13.59%) Analyst
3 261 (11.51%) Architect
4 237 (10.45%) Systems Administrator
5 227 (10.01%) Developer
6 184 (8.12%) UNIX Administrator
7 168 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
8 167 (7.37%) Support Analyst
9 145 (6.40%) Applications Support
10 132 (5.82%) UNIX Engineer
11 123 (5.43%) Support Engineer
12 120 (5.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 118 (5.21%) Consultant
14 115 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
15 110 (4.85%) Linux Administrator
16 107 (4.72%) DBA
17 92 (4.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 88 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
19 83 (3.66%) Applications Support Analyst
20 81 (3.57%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (11.65%) Middleware
2 193 (8.51%) J2EE
3 187 (8.25%) XML
4 159 (7.01%) HTML
5 133 (5.87%) Web Services
6 82 (3.62%) Spring
7 76 (3.35%) XSLT
7 76 (3.35%) WebSphere MQ
8 74 (3.26%) SOAP
9 72 (3.18%) .NET
10 69 (3.04%) CSS
11 54 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
12 52 (2.29%) Hibernate
13 49 (2.16%) Rendezvous
14 46 (2.03%) Oracle Fusion
15 44 (1.94%) RESTful
16 43 (1.90%) JDBC
17 38 (1.68%) JMS
18 30 (1.32%) ActiveMQ
19 29 (1.28%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 173 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (6.75%) Clustering
3 133 (5.87%) Computer Science
4 88 (3.88%) Mainframe
4 88 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 83 (3.66%) Open Source
6 67 (2.96%) PKI
7 62 (2.73%) Replication
8 48 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
9 45 (1.99%) HACMP
10 44 (1.94%) AS400
10 44 (1.94%) Hedge funds
11 40 (1.76%) Algorithms
12 39 (1.72%) CMDB
13 38 (1.68%) Equities
14 34 (1.50%) Client/Server
14 34 (1.50%) FlexPod
15 31 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
16 29 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 28 (1.24%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1794 (79.14%) Linux
2 1606 (70.84%) UNIX
3 955 (42.13%) Windows
4 545 (24.04%) AIX
5 511 (22.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 250 (11.03%) HPUX
7 145 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 114 (5.03%) SUSE
9 89 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 89 (3.93%) CentOS
10 84 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 66 (2.91%) Ubuntu
12 63 (2.78%) Windows XP
13 54 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
14 49 (2.16%) Debian
15 45 (1.99%) zOS
16 41 (1.81%) VMS
17 38 (1.68%) Windows 8
18 33 (1.46%) OS/400
19 31 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (17.64%) ITIL
2 288 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (8.29%) Performance Tuning
4 148 (6.53%) Service Management
5 146 (6.44%) Project Management
6 143 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 138 (6.09%) Problem Management
8 136 (6.00%) Load Balancing
9 130 (5.73%) Mentoring
10 122 (5.38%) DevOps
11 119 (5.25%) Capacity Planning
12 118 (5.21%) Change Management
13 113 (4.98%) Migration
14 110 (4.85%) OO
15 102 (4.50%) Benchmarking
16 99 (4.37%) Time Management
17 97 (4.28%) Release Management
18 95 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
19 92 (4.06%) Multithreading
19 92 (4.06%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 711 (31.36%) SQL
2 577 (25.45%) Perl
3 511 (22.54%) Java
4 411 (18.13%) Shell Script
5 276 (12.17%) Python
6 207 (9.13%) C++
7 195 (8.60%) PL/SQL
8 184 (8.12%) Bash Shell
9 158 (6.97%) JavaScript
10 89 (3.93%) C#
11 79 (3.48%) C
12 75 (3.31%) Ruby
13 72 (3.18%) Korn
14 66 (2.91%) PHP
15 62 (2.73%) PowerShell
16 57 (2.51%) Bourne shell
17 32 (1.41%) T-SQL
18 31 (1.37%) Objective-C
19 23 (1.01%) AWK
20 22 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 273 (12.04%) Degree
2 133 (5.87%) Security Cleared
3 74 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 73 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (2.73%) RHCE
6 61 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 57 (2.51%) Sun Certification
8 46 (2.03%) CCNP
9 40 (1.76%) MCSE
10 37 (1.63%) CCNA
10 37 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
11 36 (1.59%) SCSA
11 36 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 32 (1.41%) ISEB
13 26 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
13 26 (1.15%) MCITP
13 26 (1.15%) DV Cleared
14 24 (1.06%) RHCSA
15 22 (0.97%) ISTQB
16 21 (0.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (8.12%) SLA
2 125 (5.51%) QA
3 40 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.57%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.22%) COBIT
8 2 (0.088%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.044%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.044%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.044%) FISMA
System Software
1 382 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 218 (9.62%) NFS
3 163 (7.19%) Active Directory
4 133 (5.87%) Oracle RAC
5 111 (4.90%) vSphere
6 96 (4.23%) SRDF
7 92 (4.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 91 (4.01%) Hyper-V
9 77 (3.40%) KVM
10 70 (3.09%) VMware ESX
11 56 (2.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 48 (2.12%) Squid
13 42 (1.85%) Xen
14 34 (1.50%) Samba
15 32 (1.41%) XenApp
16 30 (1.32%) Firmware
17 22 (0.97%) Sendmail
18 21 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
19 18 (0.79%) Veritas File System
20 16 (0.71%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 174 (7.68%) Puppet
2 158 (6.97%) NetBackup
3 124 (5.47%) Nagios
4 123 (5.43%) Tivoli
5 80 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
6 77 (3.40%) Oracle RMAN
7 63 (2.78%) Data Guard
8 53 (2.34%) Control-M
9 52 (2.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 38 (1.68%) Legato
11 37 (1.63%) OpenView
12 30 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 29 (1.28%) yum
14 24 (1.06%) Cacti
14 24 (1.06%) Ansible
14 24 (1.06%) BladeLogic
15 23 (1.01%) SCOM
16 18 (0.79%) Unicenter
17 17 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
17 17 (0.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1126 (49.67%) Oracle
2 678 (29.91%) Red Hat
3 517 (22.81%) VMware
4 406 (17.91%) Cisco
5 389 (17.16%) IBM
6 386 (17.03%) Microsoft
7 344 (15.17%) Sun
8 326 (14.38%) EMC
9 323 (14.25%) NetApp
10 321 (14.16%) HP
11 262 (11.56%) Veritas
12 152 (6.70%) Sybase
13 122 (5.38%) Citrix
13 122 (5.38%) Juniper
14 120 (5.29%) Symantec
15 111 (4.90%) Intel
16 99 (4.37%) CheckPoint
17 97 (4.28%) Brocade
18 87 (3.84%) CA
19 84 (3.71%) BMC
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £75,000 to £86,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
BAE Systems
Posted: Yesterday
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £40/45k, Health Care and Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 75,000 to 100,000
Posted: 3 days ago