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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 61 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.44% 3.30% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.59% 10.61% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
126 132 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 27.63% 31.13% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 112 98 103
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £20,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (80.00%) Essbase
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (80.00%) Hyperion
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (80.00%) Essbase
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) SilkPerformer
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle DBA
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (20.00%) VMware