The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 237 179 172
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -7
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1429 1703 1992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.18% 1.53% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.43% 5.65% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 1312 1531
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
32237 30128 33555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.57% 27.13% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26870 25240 28921
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -42 1356 £50,000 +8.69% 125
London -29 634 £61,000 +22.00% 58
South East -80 276 £47,500 +7.95% 15
City of London -3 170 £63,750 +15.90% 21
East of England -3 126 £47,500 -12.84% 9
Berkshire -21 125 £45,000 +12.50% 4
South West -10 92 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Yorkshire +1 81 £35,000 -33.33% 13
West Midlands -43 61 £46,250 +15.62% 5
Hampshire -55 55 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Cambridgeshire +17 53 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Hertfordshire +1 53 £50,000 -16.66% 5
Surrey -5 49 £55,000 +25.00% 4
Cambridge +19 47 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Scotland -24 45 £40,000 -0.62% 5
North West -44 41 £33,000 -26.66% 9
West Yorkshire 0 39 £43,164 -4.08% 7
Reading -44 38 £50,000 +25.00% 1
South Yorkshire +9 33 £31,000 -3.72% 1
Canary Wharf +31 32 £78,000 +122.85%
Slough +18 32 £46,500 +8.64% 2
Southampton 0 32 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Gloucestershire -18 32 £44,500 -1.11% 1
Bristol +29 31 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Leeds -1 30 £43,164 -0.20% 3
Birmingham -10 30 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Glasgow -12 30 £41,000 +2.50%
Sheffield +4 28 £28,500 -11.49% 1
Manchester -3 26 £37,250 -6.87% 5
Bracknell -4 26 £45,000 +47.54% 1

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2196 (78.68%) Linux
2 1906 (68.29%) UNIX
3 1201 (43.03%) Oracle
4 1106 (39.63%) Windows
5 897 (32.14%) Finance
6 783 (28.05%) Red Hat
7 764 (27.37%) Perl
8 746 (26.73%) SQL
9 690 (24.72%) Java
10 640 (22.93%) AIX
11 609 (21.82%) VMware
12 590 (21.14%) SAN
13 587 (21.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 488 (17.48%) Sun
15 484 (17.34%) ITIL
16 456 (16.34%) Degree
17 451 (16.16%) Oracle Database
18 427 (15.30%) VMware Infrastructure
19 420 (15.05%) Apache
20 396 (14.19%) Shell Script
21 375 (13.44%) HP
22 361 (12.93%) EMC
23 355 (12.72%) TCP/IP
23 355 (12.72%) Firewall
24 348 (12.47%) Tomcat
25 340 (12.18%) DNS
26 335 (12.00%) Python
27 334 (11.97%) IBM
28 333 (11.93%) Banking
29 332 (11.90%) SQL Server

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 420 (15.05%) Apache
2 348 (12.47%) Tomcat
3 254 (9.10%) WebSphere
4 252 (9.03%) WebLogic
5 122 (4.37%) IIS
6 86 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 71 (2.54%) MS Exchange
8 54 (1.93%) MQSeries
9 50 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
10 42 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 40 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
12 35 (1.25%) GlassFish
12 35 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 34 (1.22%) SharePoint
14 33 (1.18%) Alfresco
15 32 (1.15%) Liferay
16 31 (1.11%) Confluence
16 31 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
17 26 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
18 24 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 99 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 77 (2.76%) MS Office
3 21 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.072%) MS Project
6 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 25 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
4 23 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
5 17 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
6 16 (0.57%) SunGard AvantGard
7 11 (0.39%) ION MarketView
7 11 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (0.29%) SAP R/3
9 8 (0.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 8 (0.29%) RMDS
10 7 (0.25%) Summit
10 7 (0.25%) Maximo
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (0.072%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.072%) SAP SRM
12 2 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (0.072%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
1 42 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (1.11%) GitHub
3 25 (0.90%) Joyent
4 22 (0.79%) SaaS
5 11 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
8 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.14%) IaaS
10 3 (0.11%) Office 365
11 1 (0.036%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.036%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 590 (21.14%) SAN
2 355 (12.72%) TCP/IP
2 355 (12.72%) Firewall
3 340 (12.18%) DNS
4 222 (7.95%) NAS
5 214 (7.67%) LDAP
6 176 (6.31%) HTTP
7 173 (6.20%) Internet
8 171 (6.13%) WAN
9 162 (5.80%) LAN
10 139 (4.98%) DHCP
11 117 (4.19%) FTP
12 112 (4.01%) VPN
13 70 (2.51%) SMTP
14 68 (2.44%) iSCSI
15 67 (2.40%) VLAN
16 61 (2.19%) SSH
17 58 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
18 53 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
19 46 (1.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 451 (16.16%) Oracle Database
2 332 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 253 (9.06%) MySQL
4 239 (8.56%) Relational Database
5 219 (7.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 198 (7.09%) RDBMS
7 111 (3.98%) Oracle Exadata
8 98 (3.51%) DB2
9 74 (2.65%) MongoDB
10 73 (2.62%) Oracle Database 10g
11 50 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
12 48 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
13 44 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 40 (1.43%) Hadoop
15 38 (1.36%) Oracle9i Database
16 37 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
17 35 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
18 34 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
19 33 (1.18%) Redis
20 30 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 123 (4.41%) Subversion
2 88 (3.15%) Eclipse
3 75 (2.69%) Git (software)
4 70 (2.51%) JIRA
5 52 (1.86%) Jenkins
6 45 (1.61%) JUnit
7 38 (1.36%) IntelliJ
8 34 (1.22%) Gradle
9 33 (1.18%) Maven
10 31 (1.11%) Ant
11 30 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 28 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
13 17 (0.61%) FishEye
13 17 (0.61%) Introscope
14 16 (0.57%) Toad
15 14 (0.50%) Hudson
16 13 (0.47%) PhoneGap
16 13 (0.47%) Xcode
17 11 (0.39%) Mercurial
17 11 (0.39%) LabVIEW
General
1 897 (32.14%) Finance
2 333 (11.93%) Banking
3 153 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 114 (4.08%) Retail
5 97 (3.48%) Investment Banking
6 94 (3.37%) Front Office
7 56 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 55 (1.97%) Financial Institution
9 48 (1.72%) German Language
10 34 (1.22%) Advertising
11 28 (1.00%) Military
11 28 (1.00%) French Language
12 27 (0.97%) Games
13 25 (0.90%) Back Office
14 24 (0.86%) Marketing
15 22 (0.79%) Law
16 20 (0.72%) Publishing
17 16 (0.57%) Legal
18 12 (0.43%) Retail Banking
18 12 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 456 (16.34%) Administrator
2 341 (12.22%) Analyst
3 294 (10.53%) Developer
4 291 (10.43%) Systems Administrator
5 285 (10.21%) Architect
6 222 (7.95%) Support Analyst
7 183 (6.56%) DBA
8 182 (6.52%) Consultant
8 182 (6.52%) UNIX Administrator
9 180 (6.45%) Applications Support
10 161 (5.77%) Oracle DBA
11 160 (5.73%) Support Engineer
12 155 (5.55%) Linux Administrator
13 145 (5.20%) Systems Engineer
14 144 (5.16%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 119 (4.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 105 (3.76%) UNIX Engineer
17 104 (3.73%) Technical Support
18 99 (3.55%) Applications Support Analyst
18 99 (3.55%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (9.71%) Middleware
2 264 (9.46%) XML
3 243 (8.71%) J2EE
4 201 (7.20%) HTML
5 163 (5.84%) Web Services
6 115 (4.12%) CSS
7 114 (4.08%) Spring
8 104 (3.73%) Oracle Fusion
9 84 (3.01%) XSLT
10 64 (2.29%) .NET
11 60 (2.15%) JDBC
12 56 (2.01%) SOAP
13 54 (1.93%) Servlets
14 53 (1.90%) LAMP
15 52 (1.86%) WebSphere MQ
16 50 (1.79%) Hibernate
17 48 (1.72%) Java EE
18 46 (1.65%) XHTML
19 43 (1.54%) JSON
20 39 (1.40%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 203 (7.27%) Clustering
2 134 (4.80%) Computer Science
3 114 (4.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 112 (4.01%) Derivative
5 103 (3.69%) Open Source
6 98 (3.51%) Replication
7 95 (3.40%) Management Information System
8 73 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
9 70 (2.51%) Mathematics
10 54 (1.93%) Hedge funds
11 53 (1.90%) Mainframe
11 53 (1.90%) Equities
12 41 (1.47%) LPAR
12 41 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 38 (1.36%) Statistics
13 38 (1.36%) Client/Server
14 36 (1.29%) Blackberry
15 35 (1.25%) Symmetrix DMX
16 34 (1.22%) CLARiiON
16 34 (1.22%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2196 (78.68%) Linux
2 1906 (68.29%) UNIX
3 1106 (39.63%) Windows
4 640 (22.93%) AIX
5 587 (21.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 302 (10.82%) HPUX
7 231 (8.28%) SUSE
8 220 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 207 (7.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 81 (2.90%) Ubuntu
11 80 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 64 (2.29%) Debian
13 60 (2.15%) Oracle Linux
14 48 (1.72%) CentOS
15 45 (1.61%) Windows 7
15 45 (1.61%) Mac OS X
16 25 (0.90%) Windows 2000
17 24 (0.86%) zOS
18 23 (0.82%) Android
19 17 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (17.34%) ITIL
2 236 (8.46%) Performance Tuning
3 165 (5.91%) Load Balancing
4 153 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (5.23%) Software Engineering
6 145 (5.20%) Change Management
7 133 (4.77%) Project Management
8 132 (4.73%) Configuration Management
9 130 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 127 (4.55%) E-Commerce
11 123 (4.41%) Incident Management
12 119 (4.26%) Migration
13 111 (3.98%) TDD
14 107 (3.83%) Problem Management
15 104 (3.73%) Service Delivery
16 103 (3.69%) Service Management
17 101 (3.62%) Low Latency
18 96 (3.44%) Capacity Planning
19 93 (3.33%) SOA
20 86 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 764 (27.37%) Perl
2 746 (26.73%) SQL
3 690 (24.72%) Java
4 396 (14.19%) Shell Script
5 335 (12.00%) Python
6 304 (10.89%) Bash Shell
7 245 (8.78%) C++
8 204 (7.31%) JavaScript
9 163 (5.84%) Korn
10 156 (5.59%) PL/SQL
11 149 (5.34%) C
12 132 (4.73%) PHP
13 107 (3.83%) PowerShell
14 106 (3.80%) C#
15 90 (3.22%) Ruby
16 65 (2.33%) VB
17 56 (2.01%) Groovy
18 52 (1.86%) Scala
19 36 (1.29%) Bourne shell
20 30 (1.07%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 456 (16.34%) Degree
2 219 (7.85%) Security Cleared
3 139 (4.98%) SC Cleared
4 81 (2.90%) DV Cleared
5 70 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 59 (2.11%) RHCE
8 51 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
9 48 (1.72%) CCNA
10 47 (1.68%) CCNP
10 47 (1.68%) MCSE
11 41 (1.47%) ISEB
12 38 (1.36%) PMI Certification
13 37 (1.33%) PMP
14 33 (1.18%) Sun Certification
15 28 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
16 26 (0.93%) OCP
17 25 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 25 (0.90%) SCSA
18 23 (0.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (6.31%) SLA
2 113 (4.05%) QA
3 40 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 28 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 27 (0.97%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.39%) COBIT
8 3 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.036%) COSO
9 1 (0.036%) Basel III
System Software
1 427 (15.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 253 (9.06%) Active Directory
3 184 (6.59%) NFS
4 136 (4.87%) Oracle RMAN
5 128 (4.59%) Oracle RAC
6 104 (3.73%) vSphere
7 100 (3.58%) Hyper-V
8 95 (3.40%) VMware ESX
9 85 (3.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 78 (2.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 57 (2.04%) XenApp
11 57 (2.04%) Xen
12 44 (1.58%) KVM
13 40 (1.43%) Sendmail
14 39 (1.40%) Veritas File System
15 37 (1.33%) XenServer
16 31 (1.11%) Samba
17 29 (1.04%) Snort
18 26 (0.93%) XenDesktop
19 24 (0.86%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 191 (6.84%) Puppet
2 171 (6.13%) NetBackup
3 128 (4.59%) Tivoli
4 123 (4.41%) Nagios
5 99 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
6 98 (3.51%) Data Guard
7 75 (2.69%) Backup Exec
8 50 (1.79%) OpenView
9 47 (1.68%) CFEngine
9 47 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 43 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 38 (1.36%) BMC PATROL
12 37 (1.33%) SCCM
13 36 (1.29%) SCOM
14 33 (1.18%) Cacti
15 28 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
16 21 (0.75%) Legato
17 20 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
18 19 (0.68%) YUM
19 17 (0.61%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 1201 (43.03%) Oracle
2 783 (28.05%) Red Hat
3 609 (21.82%) VMware
4 488 (17.48%) Sun
5 375 (13.44%) HP
6 361 (12.93%) EMC
7 334 (11.97%) IBM
8 321 (11.50%) Microsoft
9 313 (11.21%) Cisco
10 275 (9.85%) Veritas
11 245 (8.78%) NetApp
12 224 (8.03%) Sybase
13 217 (7.77%) Citrix
14 196 (7.02%) Symantec
15 161 (5.77%) JBoss
16 79 (2.83%) Brocade
17 68 (2.44%) F5
18 62 (2.22%) CheckPoint
18 62 (2.22%) Juniper
18 62 (2.22%) Hitachi
Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Includes Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Metropolitan Police Service
Salary: Circa £36,479k + £3,501 Location Allowance to £41, 516
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Metropolitan Police Service
Salary: c£28,728 + £3,501 Location Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Metropolitan Police Service
Salary: Circa £42,350 + £3,501 Location Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £78500 - £83500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + 30 days, final salary pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + On Call + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30.000 - 36.000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48000 - 52000
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago