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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 279 225 171
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -54
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1111 1381 1773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.04% 1.31% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.81% 4.87% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1021 1391
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,164 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -4.08%

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
29123 28383 29437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.21% 26.94% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24376 23316 24832
Average salary £41,000 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.86% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £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 February 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 February 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 -58 1044 £55,000 +10.00% 123
London -10 520 £65,000 +4.00% 50
South East -80 210 £50,000 +5.26% 25
City of London -1 120 £55,000 - 17
East of England -24 82 £45,000 - 8
Berkshire -48 68 £43,500 +1.16% 5
West Midlands -44 63 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Surrey -6 59 £52,500 +5.00% 9
North West -10 56 £40,000 +11.11% 10
Yorkshire -20 51 £36,800 +8.23% 6
Reading -18 42 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Manchester +8 40 £37,500 -3.84% 4
Hampshire -46 39 £55,000 +4.76% 8
Scotland +5 38 £43,000 +7.50% 2
South West -63 34 £37,500 -8.53% 14
Hertfordshire -19 31 £45,000 -11.37% 4
Bedfordshire +19 29 £46,500 +10.71%
Coventry +3 26 £100,000 - 1
Watford +3 24 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire -7 24 £36,800 +31.42%
Sheffield -15 24 £36,800 +31.42%
East Midlands +38 22 £43,500 +6.09% 3
West Yorkshire -17 21 £51,500 +37.33% 6
Nottinghamshire +25 20 £36,500 -18.88%
Buckinghamshire +9 19 £56,250 +25.00% 2
Edinburgh +14 18 £38,750 -
Milton Keynes +3 18 £56,250 +25.00% 2
Wiltshire +1 18 £37,500 -1.31% 3
Slough +2 15 £42,500 -1.16%
Northern Ireland +23 13 £36,250 +70.58%

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1852 (80.35%) Linux
2 1628 (70.63%) UNIX
3 1113 (48.29%) Oracle
4 969 (42.04%) Windows
5 734 (31.84%) Finance
6 716 (31.06%) SQL
7 631 (27.38%) Red Hat
8 566 (24.56%) Perl
9 543 (23.56%) SAN
10 531 (23.04%) VMware
11 530 (22.99%) AIX
12 527 (22.86%) Java
13 501 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 436 (18.92%) Shell Script
15 418 (18.13%) Microsoft
16 399 (17.31%) IBM
17 394 (17.09%) Cisco
17 394 (17.09%) ITIL
18 391 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
19 387 (16.79%) SQL Server
20 382 (16.57%) Tomcat
21 379 (16.44%) Apache
22 351 (15.23%) Sun
23 348 (15.10%) TCP/IP
24 324 (14.06%) NetApp
25 322 (13.97%) DNS
26 317 (13.75%) Oracle Database
27 303 (13.15%) HP
28 301 (13.06%) EMC
29 289 (12.54%) Firewall

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 382 (16.57%) Tomcat
2 379 (16.44%) Apache
3 280 (12.15%) WebSphere
4 208 (9.02%) WebLogic
5 177 (7.68%) IIS
6 110 (4.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 95 (4.12%) JBoss
8 69 (2.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 59 (2.56%) MQSeries
10 57 (2.47%) GlassFish
11 56 (2.43%) MS Exchange
12 52 (2.26%) Oracle Coherence
13 47 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
14 46 (2.00%) SharePoint
15 42 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
16 28 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
17 23 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
18 20 (0.87%) CMS
19 18 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
19 18 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 140 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 131 (5.68%) MS Office
3 36 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.39%) MS Project
6 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 42 (1.82%) RMDS
2 35 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.35%) Oracle Utilities
7 7 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
11 2 (0.087%) Oracle BRM
12 1 (0.043%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.043%) Markit EDM
12 1 (0.043%) Oracle Payables
12 1 (0.043%) Oracle Receivables
12 1 (0.043%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.17%) SaaS
2 24 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.56%) IaaS
4 7 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.22%) Joyent
6 4 (0.17%) Office 365
6 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.17%) PaaS
7 3 (0.13%) Heroku
7 3 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.087%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 543 (23.56%) SAN
2 348 (15.10%) TCP/IP
3 322 (13.97%) DNS
4 289 (12.54%) Firewall
5 238 (10.33%) NAS
6 227 (9.85%) HTTP
7 204 (8.85%) LAN
8 193 (8.37%) LDAP
9 175 (7.59%) WAN
10 160 (6.94%) Internet
11 114 (4.95%) VPN
12 111 (4.82%) Multicast
13 101 (4.38%) Fibre Channel
14 97 (4.21%) DHCP
15 96 (4.16%) FTP
16 84 (3.64%) FCoE
17 74 (3.21%) SMTP
18 56 (2.43%) BGP
19 53 (2.30%) VLAN
20 52 (2.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 317 (13.75%) Oracle Database
3 221 (9.59%) MySQL
4 162 (7.03%) Relational Database
5 158 (6.85%) DB2
6 142 (6.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 139 (6.03%) RDBMS
8 84 (3.64%) Oracle Exadata
9 55 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 51 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
10 51 (2.21%) Hadoop
11 50 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
11 50 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
12 41 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 40 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
14 39 (1.69%) HBase
15 35 (1.52%) MongoDB
16 29 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
17 27 (1.17%) Oracle9i Database
18 20 (0.87%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 81 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 58 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 57 (2.47%) Eclipse
4 52 (2.26%) Subversion
5 44 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 42 (1.82%) Maven
7 33 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
8 32 (1.39%) InstallShield
9 31 (1.34%) Ant
10 22 (0.95%) JUnit
11 20 (0.87%) Hudson
12 19 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
13 17 (0.74%) SoapUI
13 17 (0.74%) Mercurial
14 16 (0.69%) Selenium
15 15 (0.65%) TeamCity
16 14 (0.61%) CruiseControl
16 14 (0.61%) JMeter
17 12 (0.52%) Visual Studio
17 12 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 734 (31.84%) Finance
2 278 (12.06%) Banking
3 152 (6.59%) Telecoms
4 111 (4.82%) Retail
5 81 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 49 (2.13%) Marketing
7 35 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 34 (1.48%) Front Office
9 33 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.21%) Publishing
11 22 (0.95%) Games
12 17 (0.74%) Back Office
13 14 (0.61%) Aerospace
13 14 (0.61%) Law
14 13 (0.56%) Advertising
14 13 (0.56%) French Language
15 11 (0.48%) Legal
15 11 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.48%) Electronics
16 10 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 408 (17.70%) Administrator
2 333 (14.45%) Analyst
3 255 (11.06%) Architect
4 244 (10.59%) Systems Administrator
5 234 (10.15%) Developer
6 186 (8.07%) Support Analyst
7 181 (7.85%) UNIX Administrator
8 163 (7.07%) Infrastructure Architect
9 153 (6.64%) Applications Support
10 130 (5.64%) UNIX Engineer
11 121 (5.25%) Linux Administrator
12 117 (5.08%) Support Engineer
13 116 (5.03%) DBA
14 112 (4.86%) Consultant
15 111 (4.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 105 (4.56%) Solutions Architect
17 99 (4.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 95 (4.12%) Applications Support Analyst
19 91 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
20 87 (3.77%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (10.80%) Middleware
2 220 (9.54%) J2EE
3 183 (7.94%) XML
4 157 (6.81%) Web Services
5 155 (6.72%) HTML
6 89 (3.86%) Spring
7 81 (3.51%) SOAP
7 81 (3.51%) WebSphere MQ
8 72 (3.12%) XSLT
9 69 (2.99%) CSS
10 65 (2.82%) .NET
11 61 (2.65%) FIX Protocol
12 58 (2.52%) Hibernate
13 51 (2.21%) Oracle Fusion
14 50 (2.17%) JDBC
15 49 (2.13%) RESTful
16 48 (2.08%) JMS
17 39 (1.69%) Rendezvous
18 35 (1.52%) Java EE
19 29 (1.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 162 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (6.68%) Clustering
3 126 (5.47%) Computer Science
4 89 (3.86%) Open Source
5 80 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 70 (3.04%) PKI
7 69 (2.99%) Mainframe
8 56 (2.43%) Replication
9 54 (2.34%) Hedge funds
10 46 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
11 42 (1.82%) HACMP
12 40 (1.74%) Equities
13 36 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 35 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
14 35 (1.52%) CMDB
14 35 (1.52%) Algorithms
15 34 (1.48%) AS400
16 32 (1.39%) FlexPod
17 29 (1.26%) Client/Server
18 28 (1.21%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 1852 (80.35%) Linux
2 1628 (70.63%) UNIX
3 969 (42.04%) Windows
4 530 (22.99%) AIX
5 501 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 241 (10.46%) HPUX
7 145 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 108 (4.69%) SUSE
9 95 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 94 (4.08%) CentOS
11 83 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 71 (3.08%) Ubuntu
13 66 (2.86%) Windows XP
14 52 (2.26%) Debian
15 49 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
16 42 (1.82%) Windows 7
17 38 (1.65%) VMS
17 38 (1.65%) zOS
18 35 (1.52%) Windows 8
19 32 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (17.09%) ITIL
2 268 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
4 181 (7.85%) Project Management
5 140 (6.07%) Service Management
6 137 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 134 (5.81%) Load Balancing
8 126 (5.47%) Mentoring
9 125 (5.42%) OO
10 124 (5.38%) Problem Management
11 121 (5.25%) Capacity Planning
12 119 (5.16%) E-Commerce
13 107 (4.64%) Change Management
14 106 (4.60%) DevOps
15 105 (4.56%) Migration
16 94 (4.08%) Benchmarking
17 91 (3.95%) Software Engineering
18 90 (3.90%) Multithreading
18 90 (3.90%) Time Management
19 89 (3.86%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 716 (31.06%) SQL
2 566 (24.56%) Perl
3 527 (22.86%) Java
4 436 (18.92%) Shell Script
5 277 (12.02%) Python
6 212 (9.20%) C++
7 198 (8.59%) PL/SQL
8 176 (7.64%) Bash Shell
9 145 (6.29%) JavaScript
10 88 (3.82%) C
11 85 (3.69%) Ruby
12 80 (3.47%) C#
12 80 (3.47%) PHP
13 64 (2.78%) Korn
14 50 (2.17%) PowerShell
15 45 (1.95%) Bourne shell
16 33 (1.43%) T-SQL
17 30 (1.30%) Objective-C
18 26 (1.13%) AWK
19 25 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 285 (12.36%) Degree
2 135 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 91 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 69 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 65 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 63 (2.73%) CCNP
7 58 (2.52%) Sun Certification
8 53 (2.30%) RHCE
9 43 (1.87%) ISEB
10 42 (1.82%) MCSE
11 41 (1.78%) CCNA
12 36 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 35 (1.52%) SCSA
14 34 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
15 31 (1.34%) VCP4
16 30 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
17 29 (1.26%) MCITP
18 26 (1.13%) PMP
18 26 (1.13%) PMI Certification
19 25 (1.08%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (7.90%) SLA
2 108 (4.69%) QA
3 35 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 23 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.35%) GLP
7 8 (0.35%) COBIT
8 2 (0.087%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.043%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 391 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 217 (9.41%) NFS
3 178 (7.72%) Active Directory
4 131 (5.68%) Oracle RAC
5 122 (5.29%) vSphere
6 93 (4.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 86 (3.73%) Hyper-V
8 84 (3.64%) SRDF
9 75 (3.25%) Oracle RMAN
10 70 (3.04%) VMware ESX
11 69 (2.99%) KVM
12 60 (2.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 44 (1.91%) Squid
14 36 (1.56%) XenApp
15 35 (1.52%) Samba
15 35 (1.52%) Xen
16 27 (1.17%) Firmware
17 25 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
18 22 (0.95%) Sendmail
18 22 (0.95%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 178 (7.72%) Puppet
2 162 (7.03%) NetBackup
3 109 (4.73%) Nagios
4 106 (4.60%) Tivoli
5 79 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
6 68 (2.95%) Data Guard
7 55 (2.39%) Control-M
8 50 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 36 (1.56%) Legato
10 35 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 30 (1.30%) OpenView
12 27 (1.17%) yum
13 26 (1.13%) Ansible
14 25 (1.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 22 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
16 21 (0.91%) BladeLogic
17 19 (0.82%) Unicenter
17 19 (0.82%) SCOM
18 18 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
18 18 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1113 (48.29%) Oracle
2 631 (27.38%) Red Hat
3 531 (23.04%) VMware
4 418 (18.13%) Microsoft
5 399 (17.31%) IBM
6 394 (17.09%) Cisco
7 351 (15.23%) Sun
8 324 (14.06%) NetApp
9 303 (13.15%) HP
10 301 (13.06%) EMC
11 255 (11.06%) Veritas
12 142 (6.16%) Sybase
13 128 (5.55%) Juniper
14 127 (5.51%) Symantec
15 122 (5.29%) Citrix
16 111 (4.82%) CheckPoint
17 101 (4.38%) Intel
18 96 (4.16%) Brocade
19 79 (3.43%) F5
20 77 (3.34%) CA
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + On call + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60k - 78k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per day + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday