The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 63 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.66% 0.84% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.07% 2.34% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
Solaris
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
145 128 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 32.08% 35.75% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 124 102 122
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Solaris
Salary Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Warrington region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Warrington

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington region 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Fujitsu
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) TACACS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) SilkPerformer
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Management Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) GCIA
2 1 (33.33%) GCIH
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Fujitsu
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet