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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 304 251 213
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -38
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1059 1377 1467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 1.19% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.67% 4.42% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 815 1091 1172
Average salary £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
28845 31169 29443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.08% 26.84% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24387 25860 25040
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -61 954 £51,000 -2.85% 73
London -46 488 £60,000 - 39
South East -89 163 £40,000 -20.00% 9
City of London -35 114 £60,000 +4.34% 11
East of England -15 98 £45,000 -5.26% 5
North West +22 67 £32,500 -18.75% 7
Yorkshire -13 64 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Surrey -20 63 £52,500 -9.48% 2
Scotland +14 57 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Berkshire -17 49 £42,000 -9.67% 1
Bedfordshire +24 39 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Manchester +17 39 £42,500 - 1
Reading -3 38 £48,750 -7.14%
West Midlands -43 38 £50,000 +13.63% 5
Hertfordshire -23 37 £50,000 -2.91% 2
West Yorkshire -14 36 £41,798 +4.49% 2
Dunstable +8 35 £45,000 -10.89%
Hampshire -17 32 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Watford -5 30 £73,750 +39.81%
South Wales +4 28 £27,500 -17.29% 3
Wales +4 28 £27,500 -17.29% 3
Leeds -19 26 £40,000 +1.26% 2
Staines +6 25 £62,500 -13.79%
Glasgow +23 23 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +5 22 £50,500 +55.38% 2
Birmingham -15 21 £54,500 +6.34%
South West -31 19 £45,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire +1 18 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Southampton +8 17 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Cumbria +5 17 £32,500 -48.00% 3

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1568 (80.45%) Linux
2 1245 (63.88%) UNIX
3 1129 (57.93%) Oracle
4 896 (45.97%) Windows
5 642 (32.94%) Finance
6 618 (31.71%) SQL
7 532 (27.30%) AIX
8 503 (25.81%) Red Hat
9 441 (22.63%) Perl
10 435 (22.32%) VMware
11 428 (21.96%) IBM
12 426 (21.86%) Java
13 385 (19.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 380 (19.50%) SQL Server
15 376 (19.29%) SAN
16 357 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
17 356 (18.27%) Oracle Database
18 343 (17.60%) Cisco
19 317 (16.26%) Microsoft
20 302 (15.50%) ITIL
21 299 (15.34%) Apache
22 298 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
23 283 (14.52%) Banking
23 283 (14.52%) HP
24 279 (14.32%) Middleware
25 278 (14.26%) Sun
26 274 (14.06%) Firewall
27 265 (13.60%) WebSphere
28 263 (13.49%) NetApp
29 258 (13.24%) Shell Script

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 299 (15.34%) Apache
2 265 (13.60%) WebSphere
3 220 (11.29%) Tomcat
4 159 (8.16%) WebLogic
5 149 (7.64%) IIS
6 99 (5.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 94 (4.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 91 (4.67%) Oracle Coherence
9 66 (3.39%) Oracle Application Server
10 44 (2.26%) JBoss
11 42 (2.15%) MQSeries
12 32 (1.64%) Apache ServiceMix
13 30 (1.54%) SharePoint
13 30 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
14 27 (1.39%) CICS
15 26 (1.33%) OpenStack
16 25 (1.28%) MS Exchange
16 25 (1.28%) GlassFish
17 19 (0.97%) Node.js
18 18 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 134 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 78 (4.00%) MS Office
3 34 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.31%) MS Project
6 1 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 70 (3.59%) RMDS
2 48 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
3 38 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
4 34 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
5 22 (1.13%) Oracle 11i
6 14 (0.72%) Markit EDM
7 9 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (0.41%) SAP R/3
8 8 (0.41%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 7 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
10 6 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (0.26%) Temenos T24
11 5 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle Utilities
12 4 (0.21%) thinkFolio
12 4 (0.21%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 65 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.44%) SaaS
3 23 (1.18%) IBM PureFlex
4 13 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.46%) GitHub
7 6 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.26%) Office 365
9 4 (0.21%) Joyent
10 3 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.10%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.10%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.10%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.051%) IaaS
12 1 (0.051%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 376 (19.29%) SAN
2 274 (14.06%) Firewall
3 247 (12.67%) TCP/IP
4 215 (11.03%) NAS
5 214 (10.98%) LAN
6 207 (10.62%) WAN
7 177 (9.08%) HTTP
8 166 (8.52%) DNS
9 161 (8.26%) Internet
10 132 (6.77%) Fibre Channel
11 126 (6.46%) Multicast
12 113 (5.80%) FCoE
13 87 (4.46%) LDAP
14 79 (4.05%) VPN
15 54 (2.77%) iSCSI
16 52 (2.67%) Network Security
16 52 (2.67%) FTP
17 51 (2.62%) Intrusion Detection
18 41 (2.10%) VoIP
19 40 (2.05%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (19.50%) SQL Server
2 356 (18.27%) Oracle Database
3 195 (10.01%) Oracle Database 11g
4 168 (8.62%) Relational Database
5 162 (8.31%) MySQL
6 158 (8.11%) DB2
7 125 (6.41%) RDBMS
8 97 (4.98%) Oracle Database 10g
9 76 (3.90%) Oracle Exadata
10 69 (3.54%) Hadoop
11 66 (3.39%) HBase
12 64 (3.28%) Oracle9i Database
13 48 (2.46%) Oracle Database 12c
14 39 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
15 34 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
16 32 (1.64%) OLTP
17 29 (1.49%) Informix
18 28 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
19 21 (1.08%) Oracle8/8i Database
20 20 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 81 (4.16%) Subversion
2 50 (2.57%) Git (software)
3 46 (2.36%) Jenkins
4 44 (2.26%) Maven
5 41 (2.10%) TeamCity
6 36 (1.85%) Ant
7 28 (1.44%) Eclipse
8 27 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (1.23%) JIRA
10 22 (1.13%) JUnit
11 14 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
11 14 (0.72%) Hudson
12 13 (0.67%) InstallShield
12 13 (0.67%) FitNesse
12 13 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
12 13 (0.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 13 (0.67%) Rational Application Developer
13 11 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (0.46%) PowerBuilder
14 9 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 642 (32.94%) Finance
2 283 (14.52%) Banking
3 99 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 79 (4.05%) Retail
5 47 (2.41%) Investment Banking
6 46 (2.36%) Back Office
7 30 (1.54%) Front Office
8 23 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 16 (0.82%) Electronics
10 15 (0.77%) Marketing
11 14 (0.72%) French Language
11 14 (0.72%) Games
12 13 (0.67%) German Language
13 11 (0.56%) Legal
13 11 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.56%) Publishing
14 10 (0.51%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.46%) Law
16 8 (0.41%) Advertising
16 8 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 358 (18.37%) Administrator
2 265 (13.60%) Architect
3 211 (10.83%) Analyst
4 194 (9.95%) Systems Administrator
5 192 (9.85%) Developer
6 162 (8.31%) Infrastructure Architect
7 158 (8.11%) UNIX Administrator
8 155 (7.95%) Solutions Architect
9 122 (6.26%) DBA
10 105 (5.39%) Oracle DBA
11 100 (5.13%) Support Analyst
12 99 (5.08%) Applications Support
13 91 (4.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 86 (4.41%) Linux Administrator
15 85 (4.36%) Systems Engineer
16 80 (4.10%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 80 (4.10%) UNIX Engineer
17 73 (3.75%) Consultant
18 71 (3.64%) Support Engineer
19 65 (3.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (14.32%) Middleware
2 207 (10.62%) HTML
3 205 (10.52%) XML
4 134 (6.88%) Web Services
5 117 (6.00%) J2EE
6 95 (4.87%) XSLT
7 94 (4.82%) .NET
8 93 (4.77%) WebSphere MQ
9 80 (4.10%) CSS
10 71 (3.64%) Oracle Fusion
11 67 (3.44%) Spring
12 66 (3.39%) Rendezvous
12 66 (3.39%) Ultra Messaging
13 61 (3.13%) JSON
14 48 (2.46%) REST
15 45 (2.31%) JDBC
16 43 (2.21%) JMS
16 43 (2.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
17 42 (2.15%) Ajax
18 41 (2.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 175 (8.98%) Data Centre
2 155 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 152 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 142 (7.29%) Clustering
5 80 (4.10%) Mainframe
6 62 (3.18%) Enterprise Storage
7 53 (2.72%) Management Information System
8 43 (2.21%) Derivative
9 33 (1.69%) HACMP
10 32 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
11 29 (1.49%) PKI
11 29 (1.49%) Online Banking
12 27 (1.39%) AS400
13 25 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 25 (1.28%) Hedge funds
14 24 (1.23%) FlexPod
15 23 (1.18%) Algorithms
16 22 (1.13%) Mathematics
16 22 (1.13%) Replication
17 20 (1.03%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1568 (80.45%) Linux
2 1245 (63.88%) UNIX
3 896 (45.97%) Windows
4 532 (27.30%) AIX
5 385 (19.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 163 (8.36%) HPUX
7 142 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 99 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 87 (4.46%) SUSE
10 73 (3.75%) Oracle Linux
11 71 (3.64%) zOS
12 64 (3.28%) CentOS
13 58 (2.98%) Debian
14 54 (2.77%) Ubuntu
14 54 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 32 (1.64%) Windows 2000
16 31 (1.59%) Windows 8
17 27 (1.39%) MVS
18 25 (1.28%) Windows 7
19 23 (1.18%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (15.50%) ITIL
3 222 (11.39%) Performance Tuning
4 125 (6.41%) Benchmarking
5 115 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 109 (5.59%) Project Management
7 107 (5.49%) Capacity Planning
8 104 (5.34%) Service Delivery
9 101 (5.18%) Change Management
10 94 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
10 94 (4.82%) DevOps
11 93 (4.77%) Performance Monitoring
11 93 (4.77%) Problem Management
12 88 (4.52%) Configuration Management
13 84 (4.31%) E-Commerce
14 83 (4.26%) Migration
14 83 (4.26%) Load Balancing
14 83 (4.26%) Mentoring
15 78 (4.00%) Incident Management
16 77 (3.95%) OO
Programming Languages
1 618 (31.71%) SQL
2 441 (22.63%) Perl
3 426 (21.86%) Java
4 258 (13.24%) Shell Script
5 204 (10.47%) JavaScript
6 202 (10.36%) Python
7 192 (9.85%) Bash Shell
8 131 (6.72%) C++
9 121 (6.21%) PL/SQL
10 92 (4.72%) Korn
11 71 (3.64%) AWK
12 67 (3.44%) PowerShell
12 67 (3.44%) C
13 66 (3.39%) PHP
14 63 (3.23%) C#
15 57 (2.92%) Ruby
16 38 (1.95%) sed
17 32 (1.64%) C-shell
18 28 (1.44%) T-SQL
19 27 (1.39%) JCL
Qualifications
1 232 (11.90%) Degree
2 119 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 95 (4.87%) SC Cleared
4 57 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (1.95%) RHCE
6 29 (1.49%) CCNP
7 25 (1.28%) PMP
7 25 (1.28%) PMI Certification
8 24 (1.23%) ISEB
9 23 (1.18%) CCNA
10 21 (1.08%) CCIE
10 21 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (0.87%) DV Cleared
13 16 (0.82%) CCIP
14 15 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
14 15 (0.77%) Sun Certification
14 15 (0.77%) ISTQB
15 14 (0.72%) SAP Certification
15 14 (0.72%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (5.49%) SLA
2 81 (4.16%) QA
3 44 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 31 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (1.44%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.82%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.72%) FISMA
8 1 (0.051%) CRD IV
System Software
1 298 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 197 (10.11%) Oracle RAC
3 185 (9.49%) NFS
4 126 (6.46%) Active Directory
5 116 (5.95%) SRDF
6 112 (5.75%) Xen
7 103 (5.28%) Hyper-V
8 98 (5.03%) KVM
9 57 (2.92%) vSphere
10 50 (2.57%) Samba
11 47 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 39 (2.00%) VMware ESX
13 36 (1.85%) XenApp
14 22 (1.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 20 (1.03%) XenServer
16 16 (0.82%) Firmware
17 12 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
18 9 (0.46%) Sendmail
18 9 (0.46%) VMware Server
18 9 (0.46%) Snort
Systems Management
1 116 (5.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 113 (5.80%) Data Guard
2 113 (5.80%) Puppet
3 103 (5.28%) Tivoli
4 83 (4.26%) NetBackup
5 71 (3.64%) Oracle ZFS
6 69 (3.54%) Nagios
7 61 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 45 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (1.54%) SCCM
10 24 (1.23%) OpenView
11 23 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 20 (1.03%) Ansible
12 20 (1.03%) Cacti
13 17 (0.87%) SCOM
14 16 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
15 15 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
15 15 (0.77%) Legato
16 12 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
16 12 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1129 (57.93%) Oracle
2 503 (25.81%) Red Hat
3 435 (22.32%) VMware
4 428 (21.96%) IBM
5 343 (17.60%) Cisco
6 317 (16.26%) Microsoft
7 283 (14.52%) HP
8 278 (14.26%) Sun
9 263 (13.49%) NetApp
10 228 (11.70%) EMC
11 147 (7.54%) Veritas
12 136 (6.98%) Sybase
13 128 (6.57%) Intel
14 112 (5.75%) Juniper
15 93 (4.77%) Citrix
16 87 (4.46%) CheckPoint
17 79 (4.05%) TIBCO
18 74 (3.80%) Brocade
19 69 (3.54%) F5
20 68 (3.49%) Symantec
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: Benefits + Overtime + On Call Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Posted: 4 hours ago
Scotland
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Salary: From £31,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £31000.00 per annum + HOLIDAY AND PENSION
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Prospero Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £60k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £38154 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Salary: From £55,000 to £73,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday