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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 66 49 66
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.59% 0.57% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.92% 1.72% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
156 116 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 30.59% 33.33% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 132 100 147
Average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £43,600
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 22 August 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Fujitsu
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TACACS
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SilkPerformer
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Professional Services Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) GCIA
2 1 (25.00%) GCIH
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Fujitsu
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet