The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 55 81 65
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 19 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.66% 0.32% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.90% 1.38% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 6
Average salary £44,000 £18,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+144.44% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Solaris
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
192 218 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 26.85% 23.39% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 173 202 171
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Warwickshire

Solaris
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Warwick +22 19 £44,000 +44.26%
Solaris
West Midlands

Solaris
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 19 (95.00%) Clustering
2 14 (70.00%) UNIX
3 13 (65.00%) AIX
3 13 (65.00%) PowerHA
4 11 (55.00%) IBM
5 10 (50.00%) Linux
5 10 (50.00%) Veritas
6 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (35.00%) SUSE
7 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (30.00%) VMware
8 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
8 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (25.00%) VMS
10 4 (20.00%) Legal
11 1 (5.00%) ITIL
11 1 (5.00%) HP
11 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (5.00%) SAN
11 1 (5.00%) NetApp
11 1 (5.00%) HPUX
11 1 (5.00%) Windows
11 1 (5.00%) NAS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
General
1 4 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Administrator
2 19 (95.00%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (50.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 10 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 7 (35.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 7 (35.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 6 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (30.00%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Storage Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 19 (95.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) UNIX
2 13 (65.00%) AIX
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (35.00%) SUSE
5 5 (25.00%) VMS
6 1 (5.00%) HPUX
6 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) PowerHA
2 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) IBM
2 10 (50.00%) Veritas
3 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp