The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 53 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 19 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.17% 0.28% 3.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.09% 0.66% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
235 151 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 39.17% 42.54% 45.60%
Number of salaries quoted 196 125 103
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Solaris
Hertfordshire

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Solaris
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Watford

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 38 (100.00%) SQL
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle
1 38 (100.00%) UNIX
2 37 (97.37%) Windows
2 37 (97.37%) AIX
2 37 (97.37%) IBM
3 36 (94.74%) Linux
3 36 (94.74%) Tomcat
3 36 (94.74%) WebSphere
4 35 (92.11%) IBM HTTP Server
4 35 (92.11%) Retail
4 35 (92.11%) E-Commerce
4 35 (92.11%) IIS
4 35 (92.11%) J2EE
4 35 (92.11%) Java
4 35 (92.11%) DB2
4 35 (92.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 35 (92.11%) JDBC
4 35 (92.11%) HTTP
4 35 (92.11%) Finance
4 35 (92.11%) Manufacturing
5 33 (86.84%) FTP
5 33 (86.84%) MQSeries
5 33 (86.84%) Middleware
5 33 (86.84%) Microsoft
5 33 (86.84%) MS Office
6 21 (55.26%) Bash Shell
6 21 (55.26%) Perl
7 15 (39.47%) Degree
8 8 (21.05%) ITIL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 36 (94.74%) Tomcat
1 36 (94.74%) WebSphere
2 35 (92.11%) IBM HTTP Server
2 35 (92.11%) IIS
2 35 (92.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 33 (86.84%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (86.84%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 35 (92.11%) HTTP
2 33 (86.84%) FTP
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (92.11%) DB2
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) JUnit
1 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
1 2 (5.26%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 35 (92.11%) Retail
1 35 (92.11%) Finance
1 35 (92.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Analyst
1 33 (86.84%) Support Analyst
1 33 (86.84%) Operations Analyst
1 33 (86.84%) Operations Support Analyst
2 14 (36.84%) Junior Analyst
2 14 (36.84%) Junior Support Analyst
2 14 (36.84%) Junior
3 3 (7.89%) Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) Support Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Java Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Applications Support Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.63%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (92.11%) J2EE
1 35 (92.11%) JDBC
2 33 (86.84%) Middleware
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) JSP
3 2 (5.26%) Struts
3 2 (5.26%) XML
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) JMS
3 2 (5.26%) XHTML
3 2 (5.26%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) UNIX
2 37 (97.37%) Windows
2 37 (97.37%) AIX
3 36 (94.74%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) HPUX
5 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) E-Commerce
2 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.26%) RAD
3 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.26%) Migration
3 2 (5.26%) Validation
3 2 (5.26%) BCP
3 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (5.26%) Web Development
3 2 (5.26%) Content Management
3 2 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) SQL
2 35 (92.11%) Java
3 21 (55.26%) Bash Shell
3 21 (55.26%) Perl
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MBA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle
2 37 (97.37%) IBM
3 33 (86.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) Sybase
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) Symantec
5 2 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) Dell
5 2 (5.26%) EMC
5 2 (5.26%) Juniper
5 2 (5.26%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) JBoss
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