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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 316 255 201
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -54
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 988 1353 1572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 1.15% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.38% 4.29% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 780 1063 1306
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% +6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,225 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
29236 31508 29802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.42% 26.68% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24488 26469 25325
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 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 3 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 -73 908 £54,000 +2.85% 111
London -83 402 £65,000 +8.33% 43
South East +17 218 £50,000 - 19
East of England -35 87 £47,000 -1.05% 6
City of London -56 84 £55,000 -9.09% 19
Berkshire -16 69 £47,500 - 5
West Midlands +21 60 £52,500 +28.04% 5
Reading +23 59 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Surrey +11 59 £60,000 +48.14% 8
Yorkshire -39 55 £43,596 +8.98% 7
North West +33 52 £38,750 +6.89% 5
Hampshire 0 52 £46,750 -6.50% 4
Scotland +18 44 £46,250 +10.11% 3
Hertfordshire -26 42 £50,000 - 2
Birmingham +18 39 £52,500 +37.25% 3
West Yorkshire -20 33 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Manchester +23 31 £36,250 -19.44% 3
Staines - 29 £60,000 - 3
Watford -12 24 £72,500 +26.08%
South Wales +5 23 £27,500 -16.66% 4
Wales -3 23 £27,500 -16.66% 4
South West -43 23 £45,000 -2.17% 21
Cambridgeshire -27 21 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Glasgow +10 18 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Oxfordshire +24 17 £47,500 -5.00%
Southampton -1 17 £32,500 -35.00%
Leeds -27 17 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Edinburgh +10 16 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Bedfordshire +21 15 £45,000 -8.16%
Cambridge -11 13 £67,500 +42.10%

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 1671 (80.11%) Linux
2 1354 (64.91%) UNIX
3 1196 (57.33%) Oracle
4 908 (43.53%) Windows
5 729 (34.95%) Finance
6 649 (31.11%) SQL
7 623 (29.87%) Red Hat
8 570 (27.33%) AIX
9 501 (24.02%) Perl
10 479 (22.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 477 (22.87%) VMware
12 466 (22.34%) SAN
13 452 (21.67%) IBM
14 446 (21.38%) Java
15 416 (19.94%) Cisco
16 403 (19.32%) SQL Server
17 368 (17.64%) Agile Software Development
18 356 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
19 342 (16.40%) Apache
20 335 (16.06%) Oracle Database
21 334 (16.01%) ITIL
22 329 (15.77%) NetApp
23 315 (15.10%) EMC
24 308 (14.77%) HP
25 307 (14.72%) Microsoft
26 301 (14.43%) Sun
27 299 (14.33%) WebSphere
28 298 (14.29%) Shell Script
29 288 (13.81%) Tomcat
30 275 (13.18%) TCP/IP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 342 (16.40%) Apache
2 299 (14.33%) WebSphere
3 288 (13.81%) Tomcat
4 199 (9.54%) IIS
5 151 (7.24%) WebLogic
6 117 (5.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 110 (5.27%) Oracle Coherence
8 107 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
9 58 (2.78%) JBoss
10 47 (2.25%) MQSeries
11 44 (2.11%) SharePoint
11 44 (2.11%) GlassFish
12 41 (1.97%) Oracle Application Server
13 36 (1.73%) IBM HTTP Server
14 33 (1.58%) CICS
15 23 (1.10%) MS Exchange
16 21 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
17 19 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
18 16 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
19 14 (0.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 159 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 102 (4.89%) MS Office
3 26 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.19%) MS Project
6 1 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 87 (4.17%) RMDS
2 45 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 25 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
5 15 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.58%) Markit EDM
7 10 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 9 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
9 8 (0.38%) Oracle Utilities
10 7 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
10 7 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.24%) Temenos T24
11 5 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
11 5 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 5 (0.24%) SAP R/3
11 5 (0.24%) HiPortfolio
11 5 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 56 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (1.53%) SaaS
3 24 (1.15%) IBM PureFlex
4 11 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.48%) GitHub
6 7 (0.34%) Office 365
7 6 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
8 5 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.19%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.096%) CodePlex
10 2 (0.096%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.096%) IaaS
10 2 (0.096%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.096%) Joyent
10 2 (0.096%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.048%) PaaS
11 1 (0.048%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 466 (22.34%) SAN
2 275 (13.18%) TCP/IP
3 273 (13.09%) Firewall
4 245 (11.74%) NAS
5 233 (11.17%) LAN
6 227 (10.88%) WAN
7 209 (10.02%) HTTP
8 193 (9.25%) DNS
9 158 (7.57%) Fibre Channel
10 146 (7.00%) Multicast
11 135 (6.47%) FCoE
12 127 (6.09%) LDAP
13 125 (5.99%) Internet
14 71 (3.40%) VPN
15 67 (3.21%) iSCSI
16 57 (2.73%) FTP
17 50 (2.40%) DHCP
18 45 (2.16%) SMTP
19 40 (1.92%) OSPF
19 40 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (19.32%) SQL Server
2 335 (16.06%) Oracle Database
3 198 (9.49%) DB2
4 196 (9.40%) MySQL
5 165 (7.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 158 (7.57%) Relational Database
7 123 (5.90%) RDBMS
8 89 (4.27%) Oracle Exadata
9 83 (3.98%) Hadoop
10 81 (3.88%) Oracle Database 10g
11 80 (3.84%) HBase
12 47 (2.25%) Oracle Database 12c
13 39 (1.87%) Oracle9i Database
14 38 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
15 36 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
16 34 (1.63%) Informix
17 26 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
17 26 (1.25%) OLTP
18 23 (1.10%) Ingres
19 22 (1.05%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 61 (2.92%) Subversion
2 46 (2.21%) Jenkins
3 45 (2.16%) Git (software)
4 35 (1.68%) Maven
5 33 (1.58%) TeamCity
6 32 (1.53%) Eclipse
7 24 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (1.01%) Ant
8 21 (1.01%) JUnit
9 18 (0.86%) JIRA
10 16 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (0.77%) InstallShield
11 15 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
11 15 (0.72%) CruiseControl
12 12 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
13 11 (0.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 11 (0.53%) Rational Application Developer
14 10 (0.48%) Hudson
15 7 (0.34%) Mercurial
15 7 (0.34%) SoapUI
General
1 729 (34.95%) Finance
2 254 (12.18%) Banking
3 101 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 72 (3.45%) Retail
5 44 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 36 (1.73%) Financial Institution
7 32 (1.53%) Back Office
8 27 (1.29%) Marketing
9 22 (1.05%) Games
10 19 (0.91%) French Language
10 19 (0.91%) German Language
11 18 (0.86%) Publishing
12 16 (0.77%) Advertising
12 16 (0.77%) Front Office
13 15 (0.72%) Electronics
13 15 (0.72%) Spanish Language
14 14 (0.67%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.62%) Legal
15 13 (0.62%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 405 (19.42%) Administrator
2 315 (15.10%) Architect
3 245 (11.74%) Systems Administrator
4 216 (10.35%) Analyst
5 197 (9.44%) Infrastructure Architect
6 182 (8.72%) Developer
7 175 (8.39%) Solutions Architect
7 175 (8.39%) UNIX Administrator
8 116 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
9 109 (5.23%) DBA
10 104 (4.99%) Applications Support
10 104 (4.99%) Consultant
11 102 (4.89%) Support Analyst
12 101 (4.84%) UNIX Engineer
13 100 (4.79%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 99 (4.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 89 (4.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 86 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
17 79 (3.79%) Oracle DBA
18 76 (3.64%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (13.04%) Middleware
2 210 (10.07%) HTML
3 201 (9.64%) XML
4 148 (7.09%) J2EE
5 144 (6.90%) Web Services
6 104 (4.99%) XSLT
7 102 (4.89%) .NET
8 84 (4.03%) WebSphere MQ
9 81 (3.88%) Rendezvous
9 81 (3.88%) Ultra Messaging
10 73 (3.50%) CSS
11 69 (3.31%) Oracle Fusion
12 58 (2.78%) Spring
13 46 (2.21%) SOAP
14 42 (2.01%) JSON
15 37 (1.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 37 (1.77%) REST
16 36 (1.73%) Ajax
16 36 (1.73%) JMS
17 33 (1.58%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 205 (9.83%) Data Centre
2 158 (7.57%) Clustering
3 157 (7.53%) Computer Science
4 148 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
5 124 (5.94%) Mainframe
6 74 (3.55%) Management Information System
7 64 (3.07%) Enterprise Storage
8 49 (2.35%) AS400
8 49 (2.35%) EMC VNX
9 43 (2.06%) Replication
10 42 (2.01%) HACMP
11 40 (1.92%) PKI
12 29 (1.39%) Derivative
12 29 (1.39%) Hedge funds
13 28 (1.34%) CLARiiON
13 28 (1.34%) Algorithms
14 26 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
14 26 (1.25%) FlexPod
14 26 (1.25%) CMDB
15 24 (1.15%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 1671 (80.11%) Linux
2 1354 (64.91%) UNIX
3 908 (43.53%) Windows
4 570 (27.33%) AIX
5 479 (22.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 202 (9.68%) HPUX
7 131 (6.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 105 (5.03%) SUSE
9 89 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 86 (4.12%) Oracle Linux
11 77 (3.69%) CentOS
12 66 (3.16%) Ubuntu
13 59 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 53 (2.54%) zOS
15 43 (2.06%) Debian
16 40 (1.92%) Data ONTAP
17 34 (1.63%) Windows 8
18 33 (1.58%) Fedora
18 33 (1.58%) MVS
19 31 (1.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (17.64%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (16.01%) ITIL
3 229 (10.98%) Performance Tuning
4 148 (7.09%) Benchmarking
5 141 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 139 (6.66%) DevOps
7 130 (6.23%) Project Management
8 116 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 112 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
9 112 (5.37%) Change Management
10 110 (5.27%) Load Balancing
10 110 (5.27%) Capacity Planning
11 102 (4.89%) Migration
12 101 (4.84%) Service Management
13 97 (4.65%) Mentoring
14 91 (4.36%) Incident Management
15 89 (4.27%) E-Commerce
16 82 (3.93%) Risk Management
17 80 (3.84%) Service Delivery
18 79 (3.79%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 649 (31.11%) SQL
2 501 (24.02%) Perl
3 446 (21.38%) Java
4 298 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 246 (11.79%) Python
6 205 (9.83%) JavaScript
7 188 (9.01%) Bash Shell
8 135 (6.47%) PL/SQL
9 128 (6.14%) C++
10 84 (4.03%) PowerShell
11 81 (3.88%) Korn
12 62 (2.97%) Ruby
13 60 (2.88%) PHP
14 55 (2.64%) C#
15 54 (2.59%) C
16 42 (2.01%) Bourne shell
17 39 (1.87%) AWK
18 33 (1.58%) JCL
19 28 (1.34%) sed
20 18 (0.86%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 250 (11.98%) Degree
2 138 (6.62%) Security Cleared
3 106 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 62 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (2.78%) RHCE
6 35 (1.68%) Sun Certification
7 33 (1.58%) CCNP
8 32 (1.53%) PMP
8 32 (1.53%) PMI Certification
9 29 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 26 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
11 25 (1.20%) DV Cleared
11 25 (1.20%) CCNA
12 24 (1.15%) ISEB
12 24 (1.15%) CCIE
13 23 (1.10%) CCIP
14 22 (1.05%) MCSE
15 15 (0.72%) SCSA
16 14 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (6.95%) SLA
2 106 (5.08%) QA
3 35 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 16 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.19%) FISMA
7 2 (0.096%) COBIT
8 1 (0.048%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.048%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 356 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 233 (11.17%) NFS
3 180 (8.63%) Oracle RAC
4 137 (6.57%) SRDF
5 134 (6.42%) Active Directory
6 103 (4.94%) Hyper-V
7 95 (4.55%) KVM
8 94 (4.51%) Xen
9 77 (3.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 68 (3.26%) vSphere
11 59 (2.83%) VMware ESX
12 54 (2.59%) Samba
13 42 (2.01%) XenApp
14 31 (1.49%) Squid
15 27 (1.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 21 (1.01%) Firmware
17 16 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
18 14 (0.67%) Sendmail
19 10 (0.48%) XenServer
19 10 (0.48%) Snort
Systems Management
1 143 (6.86%) Tivoli
2 140 (6.71%) Puppet
3 108 (5.18%) Nagios
3 108 (5.18%) NetBackup
4 83 (3.98%) Oracle RMAN
5 80 (3.84%) Data Guard
6 75 (3.60%) Oracle ZFS
7 71 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
8 44 (2.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 43 (2.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 37 (1.77%) Ansible
11 33 (1.58%) OpenView
11 33 (1.58%) Control-M
12 28 (1.34%) Cacti
13 25 (1.20%) BladeLogic
14 22 (1.05%) Legato
15 21 (1.01%) SCCM
15 21 (1.01%) Unicenter
16 19 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
17 18 (0.86%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1196 (57.33%) Oracle
2 623 (29.87%) Red Hat
3 477 (22.87%) VMware
4 452 (21.67%) IBM
5 416 (19.94%) Cisco
6 329 (15.77%) NetApp
7 315 (15.10%) EMC
8 308 (14.77%) HP
9 307 (14.72%) Microsoft
10 301 (14.43%) Sun
11 207 (9.92%) Veritas
12 152 (7.29%) Sybase
12 152 (7.29%) Intel
13 118 (5.66%) Juniper
14 101 (4.84%) Citrix
15 89 (4.27%) TIBCO
16 85 (4.07%) Brocade
17 84 (4.03%) CheckPoint
18 80 (3.84%) DataSynapse
19 77 (3.69%) Symantec
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% bonus, 25 days, Pension to 7
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + On-call + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: Yesterday
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 2 days ago