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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 235 197 162
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -35
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1403 1570 2004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 1.44% 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.46% 5.27% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 1305 1571
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31457 29771 32333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.73% 27.34% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26318 25227 27708
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -40 1313 £52,500 +7.69% 125
London -41 683 £60,000 +10.09% 52
South East -92 250 £50,000 +25.00% 24
City of London +10 201 £57,500 -4.16% 30
East of England +34 134 £47,500 -5.00% 18
Yorkshire +19 95 £41,250 -2.94% 5
Berkshire -45 80 £46,500 +20.77% 3
Hertfordshire -6 67 £50,000 - 5
Hampshire -4 66 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Surrey -25 64 £40,500 -10.00% 9
West Yorkshire 0 57 £57,500 +32.18% 5
Cambridgeshire +39 52 £47,500 - 12
Leeds +6 50 £60,000 +35.59% 5
South West -32 48 £45,500 +1.11% 7
Cambridge +20 44 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Watford +15 38 £57,500 - 1
Reading -49 38 £57,500 +46.49% 2
West Midlands -27 37 £44,000 -7.36% 3
Scotland -27 36 £42,500 -2.85% 5
East Midlands -8 30 £42,500 -5.55% 3
North West +5 29 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Buckinghamshire +14 28 £55,000 +46.66%
Nottinghamshire +9 25 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Milton Keynes +1 25 £55,000 +46.66%
Canary Wharf +17 21 £87,500 +40.00%
Birmingham -38 21 £41,750 -16.50%
Southampton +16 19 £46,250 +28.50% 1
Manchester +11 19 £37,764 -11.14% 3
Wales +1 19 £33,000 -26.66%
South Wales -1 19 £33,000 -26.66%

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2212 (79.37%) Linux
2 1717 (61.61%) UNIX
3 1232 (44.21%) Oracle
4 1222 (43.85%) Windows
5 896 (32.15%) Finance
6 810 (29.06%) Java
7 763 (27.38%) SQL
8 710 (25.48%) Red Hat
9 639 (22.93%) Perl
10 610 (21.89%) VMware
11 569 (20.42%) AIX
12 544 (19.52%) Apache
13 532 (19.09%) SAN
14 482 (17.29%) ITIL
15 474 (17.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 458 (16.43%) Tomcat
17 435 (15.61%) Oracle Database
18 416 (14.93%) HP
19 410 (14.71%) Degree
19 410 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
20 393 (14.10%) Sun
20 393 (14.10%) MySQL
21 366 (13.13%) Microsoft
22 363 (13.02%) Cisco
23 356 (12.77%) EMC
24 355 (12.74%) SQL Server
24 355 (12.74%) Firewall
25 354 (12.70%) IBM
26 335 (12.02%) Shell Script
27 325 (11.66%) HPUX

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 544 (19.52%) Apache
2 458 (16.43%) Tomcat
3 284 (10.19%) WebLogic
4 268 (9.62%) WebSphere
5 135 (4.84%) IIS
6 86 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 70 (2.51%) MQSeries
8 57 (2.05%) Oracle Application Server
9 53 (1.90%) WebLogic Portal
10 48 (1.72%) MS Exchange
11 43 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
12 42 (1.51%) GlassFish
13 41 (1.47%) Node.js
14 38 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
15 35 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 35 (1.26%) SharePoint
16 32 (1.15%) nginx
17 31 (1.11%) Alfresco
18 30 (1.08%) Liferay
19 28 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 110 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 65 (2.33%) MS Office
3 27 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.65%) MS Project
5 14 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 74 (2.66%) Oracle EBS
2 62 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
3 47 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
4 40 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 27 (0.97%) RMDS
6 17 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
7 14 (0.50%) Google Analytics
7 14 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
7 14 (0.50%) SunGard AvantGard
8 13 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 11 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
10 8 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
11 7 (0.25%) ION MarketView
12 6 (0.22%) Tridion
13 4 (0.14%) Summit
14 3 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
15 2 (0.072%) CSG Singleview
15 2 (0.072%) Nortel Periphonics
16 1 (0.036%) Markit EDM
16 1 (0.036%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 57 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (1.83%) Joyent
3 36 (1.29%) GitHub
4 30 (1.08%) IaaS
5 27 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.65%) Office 365
7 16 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (0.47%) SaaS
9 3 (0.11%) PaaS
10 1 (0.036%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.036%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.036%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.036%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 532 (19.09%) SAN
2 355 (12.74%) Firewall
3 324 (11.63%) DNS
4 323 (11.59%) TCP/IP
5 263 (9.44%) HTTP
6 229 (8.22%) NAS
7 219 (7.86%) Internet
8 190 (6.82%) LDAP
9 156 (5.60%) WAN
10 152 (5.45%) LAN
11 134 (4.81%) DHCP
12 125 (4.49%) FTP
13 91 (3.27%) Fibre Channel
14 89 (3.19%) VPN
15 72 (2.58%) SMTP
15 72 (2.58%) iSCSI
16 71 (2.55%) SSL
17 59 (2.12%) SSH
18 58 (2.08%) VLAN
19 56 (2.01%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (15.61%) Oracle Database
2 393 (14.10%) MySQL
3 355 (12.74%) SQL Server
4 247 (8.86%) Relational Database
5 220 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 189 (6.78%) RDBMS
7 117 (4.20%) DB2
8 80 (2.87%) Oracle Exadata
9 76 (2.73%) Redis
10 73 (2.62%) Oracle Database 10g
11 67 (2.40%) MongoDB
12 57 (2.05%) Hadoop
13 53 (1.90%) Oracle Database 12c
14 49 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
15 42 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
15 42 (1.51%) Oracle9i Database
16 41 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
17 38 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
18 34 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
19 23 (0.83%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 109 (3.91%) Subversion
2 108 (3.88%) Git (software)
3 89 (3.19%) Eclipse
4 65 (2.33%) JIRA
5 64 (2.30%) Jenkins
6 39 (1.40%) Ant
7 34 (1.22%) Cucumber
7 34 (1.22%) IntelliJ
8 30 (1.08%) JUnit
8 30 (1.08%) Gradle
9 28 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 26 (0.93%) Firebug
10 26 (0.93%) Maven
11 21 (0.75%) RSpec
11 21 (0.75%) Visual Studio
12 19 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (0.68%) Introscope
13 18 (0.65%) Toad
14 17 (0.61%) PhoneGap
14 17 (0.61%) Emacs
General
1 896 (32.15%) Finance
2 306 (10.98%) Banking
3 174 (6.24%) Telecoms
4 100 (3.59%) Retail
5 78 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 74 (2.66%) Front Office
7 64 (2.30%) Investment Banking
8 47 (1.69%) German Language
9 41 (1.47%) Marketing
10 37 (1.33%) Financial Institution
11 36 (1.29%) Legal
12 34 (1.22%) Publishing
12 34 (1.22%) Back Office
13 32 (1.15%) French Language
14 25 (0.90%) Advertising
15 23 (0.83%) Games
16 19 (0.68%) Billing
17 18 (0.65%) Electronics
17 18 (0.65%) Law
18 17 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 445 (15.97%) Administrator
2 350 (12.56%) Analyst
3 318 (11.41%) Developer
4 290 (10.41%) Architect
5 270 (9.69%) Systems Administrator
6 191 (6.85%) Support Engineer
7 179 (6.42%) DBA
8 174 (6.24%) UNIX Administrator
9 172 (6.17%) Linux Administrator
10 168 (6.03%) Support Analyst
11 166 (5.96%) Consultant
12 157 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
12 157 (5.63%) Oracle DBA
13 156 (5.60%) Applications Support
14 132 (4.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 115 (4.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 114 (4.09%) UNIX Engineer
17 113 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
18 109 (3.91%) Infrastructure Architect
19 103 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (10.98%) XML
2 285 (10.23%) Middleware
3 260 (9.33%) J2EE
4 217 (7.79%) HTML
5 206 (7.39%) Web Services
6 122 (4.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 106 (3.80%) CSS
8 100 (3.59%) Spring
9 96 (3.44%) LAMP
9 96 (3.44%) XSLT
10 85 (3.05%) WebSphere MQ
11 84 (3.01%) .NET
12 60 (2.15%) SOAP
13 59 (2.12%) JDBC
14 55 (1.97%) ActiveMQ
14 55 (1.97%) Servlets
15 54 (1.94%) JSON
16 47 (1.69%) XHTML
17 46 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
18 44 (1.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 232 (8.32%) Clustering
2 142 (5.10%) Open Source
3 135 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 134 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 100 (3.59%) Enterprise Storage
6 90 (3.23%) Replication
7 81 (2.91%) Mathematics
8 66 (2.37%) Derivative
9 64 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 53 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
11 47 (1.69%) Statistics
12 46 (1.65%) Hedge funds
13 45 (1.61%) Mainframe
14 42 (1.51%) PKI
15 41 (1.47%) Firmware
16 36 (1.29%) Mobile App
16 36 (1.29%) Symmetrix
17 33 (1.18%) Client/Server
18 32 (1.15%) RIA
19 30 (1.08%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2212 (79.37%) Linux
2 1717 (61.61%) UNIX
3 1222 (43.85%) Windows
4 569 (20.42%) AIX
5 474 (17.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 325 (11.66%) HPUX
7 242 (8.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 193 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 117 (4.20%) SUSE
10 116 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 101 (3.62%) Ubuntu
12 66 (2.37%) Debian
13 62 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
13 62 (2.22%) CentOS
14 36 (1.29%) Mac OS X
15 35 (1.26%) Windows 7
16 32 (1.15%) Windows 2000
17 23 (0.83%) Android
18 21 (0.75%) Fedora
19 19 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (17.29%) ITIL
2 207 (7.43%) Performance Tuning
3 184 (6.60%) Load Balancing
4 163 (5.85%) Project Management
5 158 (5.67%) Change Management
6 136 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 136 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 135 (4.84%) Incident Management
7 135 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
8 125 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
9 117 (4.20%) Configuration Management
10 115 (4.13%) E-Commerce
11 113 (4.05%) Software Engineering
12 112 (4.02%) Migration
13 110 (3.95%) Service Delivery
14 95 (3.41%) SOA
15 89 (3.19%) DevOps
16 88 (3.16%) OO
17 87 (3.12%) Business Intelligence
18 86 (3.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 810 (29.06%) Java
2 763 (27.38%) SQL
3 639 (22.93%) Perl
4 335 (12.02%) Shell Script
5 279 (10.01%) Python
6 248 (8.90%) JavaScript
7 245 (8.79%) Bash Shell
8 240 (8.61%) C++
9 176 (6.32%) Ruby
10 168 (6.03%) PHP
11 167 (5.99%) PL/SQL
12 135 (4.84%) C
13 127 (4.56%) C#
14 101 (3.62%) Korn
15 90 (3.23%) PowerShell
16 59 (2.12%) Groovy
17 43 (1.54%) VB
18 37 (1.33%) Scala
19 31 (1.11%) AWK
20 28 (1.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 410 (14.71%) Degree
2 239 (8.58%) Security Cleared
3 157 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 93 (3.34%) DV Cleared
5 74 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 53 (1.90%) CISSP
8 51 (1.83%) RHCE
9 44 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
10 43 (1.54%) CCNP
11 42 (1.51%) ISEB
12 41 (1.47%) CCNA
13 38 (1.36%) MCSE
14 33 (1.18%) PMP
14 33 (1.18%) Sun Certification
15 32 (1.15%) PMI Certification
16 28 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 26 (0.93%) SCSA
18 25 (0.90%) CEH
19 23 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (5.63%) SLA
2 122 (4.38%) QA
3 39 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 38 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 34 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.83%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.50%) COBIT
8 5 (0.18%) COSO
9 4 (0.14%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.036%) Basel III
10 1 (0.036%) BS7799
System Software
1 410 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 227 (8.14%) Active Directory
3 199 (7.14%) NFS
4 151 (5.42%) vSphere
5 136 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
6 122 (4.38%) VMware ESX
7 112 (4.02%) Hyper-V
8 110 (3.95%) Oracle RMAN
9 47 (1.69%) XenApp
10 46 (1.65%) SRDF
11 44 (1.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 43 (1.54%) KVM
13 37 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 35 (1.26%) Xen
15 32 (1.15%) Snort
16 25 (0.90%) Samba
17 24 (0.86%) Sendmail
18 21 (0.75%) XenDesktop
19 20 (0.72%) PowerHA
20 18 (0.65%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 167 (5.99%) NetBackup
2 162 (5.81%) Puppet
3 122 (4.38%) Nagios
4 109 (3.91%) Tivoli
5 104 (3.73%) Data Guard
6 90 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
7 55 (1.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 53 (1.90%) BMC PATROL
9 51 (1.83%) Backup Exec
10 48 (1.72%) OpenView
11 40 (1.44%) SCOM
12 36 (1.29%) SCCM
13 32 (1.15%) Legato
14 31 (1.11%) Oracle Identity Management
15 24 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 24 (0.86%) CFEngine
16 19 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
17 18 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
18 17 (0.61%) Opsview
18 17 (0.61%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 1232 (44.21%) Oracle
2 710 (25.48%) Red Hat
3 610 (21.89%) VMware
4 416 (14.93%) HP
5 393 (14.10%) Sun
6 366 (13.13%) Microsoft
7 363 (13.02%) Cisco
8 356 (12.77%) EMC
9 354 (12.70%) IBM
10 263 (9.44%) NetApp
11 222 (7.97%) Veritas
12 207 (7.43%) Citrix
13 202 (7.25%) JBoss
14 201 (7.21%) Sybase
15 126 (4.52%) Symantec
16 98 (3.52%) Brocade
17 79 (2.83%) F5
17 79 (2.83%) BMC
18 68 (2.44%) Dell
19 67 (2.40%) CheckPoint
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £80000 per annum + 15% Bonus & Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: £60k plus + bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: £60 + plus bonus and package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £63000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xceed
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xceed
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £47,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago