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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 62 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.66% 0.87% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.11% 2.54% 0.59%
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 £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
142 118 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 31.00% 34.40% 33.40%
Number of salaries quoted 116 99 134
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 15 September 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 15 September 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%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) TACACS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (50.00%) SilkPerformer
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%) Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Professional Services Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) GCIA
2 1 (25.00%) GCIH
2 1 (25.00%) CEH
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP