The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 39 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 38 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.98% 1.32% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.27% 4.46% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Solaris
Hertfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
208 112 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 32.76% 29.55% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 146 79 125
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Watford region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Watford

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 67 (95.71%) UNIX
2 53 (75.71%) Linux
3 50 (71.43%) IBM
4 49 (70.00%) SQL
4 49 (70.00%) J2EE
5 48 (68.57%) Oracle
5 48 (68.57%) Java
6 45 (64.29%) Retail
6 45 (64.29%) WebSphere
7 43 (61.43%) JDBC
8 42 (60.00%) HTTP
8 42 (60.00%) E-Commerce
8 42 (60.00%) Windows
8 42 (60.00%) AIX
8 42 (60.00%) Tomcat
8 42 (60.00%) Finance
9 41 (58.57%) WebSphere Application Server
10 39 (55.71%) Manufacturing
11 36 (51.43%) DB2
11 36 (51.43%) MQSeries
11 36 (51.43%) Microsoft
12 35 (50.00%) Perl
12 35 (50.00%) IIS
12 35 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
13 33 (47.14%) Middleware
14 30 (42.86%) Bash Shell
15 26 (37.14%) MS Office
15 26 (37.14%) FTP
16 23 (32.86%) Sun
17 22 (31.43%) Problem Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 45 (64.29%) WebSphere
2 42 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 41 (58.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 36 (51.43%) MQSeries
5 35 (50.00%) IIS
5 35 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (10.00%) WebLogic
6 7 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (5.71%) Apache
8 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.86%) iPlanet
9 2 (2.86%) JBoss
9 2 (2.86%) Tuxedo
9 2 (2.86%) GlassFish
Applications
1 26 (37.14%) MS Office
2 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 42 (60.00%) HTTP
2 26 (37.14%) FTP
3 15 (21.43%) Internet
4 9 (12.86%) SAN
5 7 (10.00%) LDAP
6 4 (5.71%) DNS
6 4 (5.71%) NAS
7 3 (4.29%) IPv4
8 2 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (51.43%) DB2
2 10 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 10 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 7 (10.00%) MySQL
4 4 (5.71%) NonStop SQL
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (28.57%) Subversion
2 17 (24.29%) JUnit
2 17 (24.29%) Eclipse
3 10 (14.29%) Log4j
3 10 (14.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Maven
3 10 (14.29%) Ant
4 7 (10.00%) Rational Application Developer
5 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
General
1 45 (64.29%) Retail
2 42 (60.00%) Finance
3 39 (55.71%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.14%) Games
5 4 (5.71%) Banking
6 3 (4.29%) Financial Institution
6 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Analyst
2 24 (34.29%) Support Analyst
2 24 (34.29%) Operations Analyst
2 24 (34.29%) Operations Support Analyst
3 20 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 20 (28.57%) Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Consultant
5 7 (10.00%) Administrator
5 7 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Junior Support Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Junior Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Junior
7 5 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Support Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Java Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) Solaris Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (70.00%) J2EE
2 43 (61.43%) JDBC
3 33 (47.14%) Middleware
4 20 (28.57%) Struts
4 20 (28.57%) XML
5 17 (24.29%) JMS
5 17 (24.29%) HTML
6 14 (20.00%) CSS
7 13 (18.57%) JSP
7 13 (18.57%) Servlets
7 13 (18.57%) XSLT
8 10 (14.29%) XHTML
8 10 (14.29%) Web Services
8 10 (14.29%) SOAP
8 10 (14.29%) XMLBeans
8 10 (14.29%) Ajax
8 10 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 10 (14.29%) Spring
8 10 (14.29%) JSTL
8 10 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Web 2.0
2 4 (5.71%) AS400
2 4 (5.71%) Tandem
2 4 (5.71%) PKI
3 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Open Source
5 1 (1.43%) LPAR
5 1 (1.43%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 67 (95.71%) UNIX
2 53 (75.71%) Linux
3 42 (60.00%) Windows
3 42 (60.00%) AIX
4 15 (21.43%) HPUX
5 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.43%) SUSE
6 1 (1.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 22 (31.43%) Problem Management
3 21 (30.00%) ITIL
4 17 (24.29%) Content Management
5 13 (18.57%) OO
6 10 (14.29%) RAD
6 10 (14.29%) MVC
7 7 (10.00%) Web Development
7 7 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.57%) Project Management
9 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.71%) Migration
10 4 (5.71%) Analytics
10 4 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (4.29%) Multithreading
11 3 (4.29%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.29%) Resource Management
11 3 (4.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 49 (70.00%) SQL
2 48 (68.57%) Java
3 35 (50.00%) Perl
4 30 (42.86%) Bash Shell
5 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 13 (18.57%) XPath
7 10 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.29%) C
8 3 (4.29%) C++
9 2 (2.86%) AWK
9 2 (2.86%) Jython
9 2 (2.86%) Korn
9 2 (2.86%) VBA
10 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Sun Certification
2 10 (14.29%) Degree
3 5 (7.14%) PMP
3 5 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.86%) CISSP
5 1 (1.43%) OCA
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) RACF
2 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (5.71%) ACF2
3 3 (4.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 3 (4.29%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.86%) Samba
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.86%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.43%) GPFS
5 1 (1.43%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.86%) Novell Identity Manager
3 2 (2.86%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 50 (71.43%) IBM
2 48 (68.57%) Oracle
3 36 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 23 (32.86%) Sun
5 10 (14.29%) Interwoven
6 9 (12.86%) VMware
7 7 (10.00%) Veritas
8 6 (8.57%) Cisco
9 5 (7.14%) Citrix
9 5 (7.14%) HP
9 5 (7.14%) NetIQ
10 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.29%) Blue Martini
10 3 (4.29%) Elastic Path
10 3 (4.29%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (4.29%) ATG
11 2 (2.86%) Novell
11 2 (2.86%) BMC
11 2 (2.86%) CA
12 1 (1.43%) Hitachi
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