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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 38 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 40 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.46% 2.99% 2.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.30% 11.11% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £46,250
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 - £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
197 99 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.83% 26.90% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 136 69 118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,100 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,500 £52,000
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 19 December 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Watford

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 66 (97.06%) UNIX
2 52 (76.47%) Linux
3 48 (70.59%) Java
3 48 (70.59%) SQL
4 47 (69.12%) Oracle
5 46 (67.65%) IBM
5 46 (67.65%) J2EE
6 44 (64.71%) WebSphere
7 43 (63.24%) AIX
8 42 (61.76%) JDBC
8 42 (61.76%) HTTP
8 42 (61.76%) Tomcat
9 41 (60.29%) Retail
9 41 (60.29%) Windows
10 40 (58.82%) WebSphere Application Server
11 39 (57.35%) E-Commerce
12 37 (54.41%) Finance
13 36 (52.94%) Microsoft
14 34 (50.00%) IIS
14 34 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
15 33 (48.53%) MQSeries
15 33 (48.53%) Middleware
16 32 (47.06%) Perl
16 32 (47.06%) DB2
17 31 (45.59%) Manufacturing
18 27 (39.71%) Bash Shell
19 26 (38.24%) Sun
20 25 (36.76%) MS Office
20 25 (36.76%) FTP
21 22 (32.35%) Problem Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (64.71%) WebSphere
2 42 (61.76%) Tomcat
3 40 (58.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 34 (50.00%) IIS
4 34 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 33 (48.53%) MQSeries
6 8 (11.76%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (10.29%) WebLogic
8 6 (8.82%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (5.88%) Apache
9 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
10 2 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (2.94%) iPlanet
10 2 (2.94%) JBoss
10 2 (2.94%) Tuxedo
10 2 (2.94%) GlassFish
Applications
1 25 (36.76%) MS Office
2 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (61.76%) HTTP
2 25 (36.76%) FTP
3 12 (17.65%) Internet
4 10 (14.71%) SAN
5 6 (8.82%) IPv4
5 6 (8.82%) LDAP
6 4 (5.88%) NAS
7 3 (4.41%) DNS
8 2 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.06%) DB2
2 8 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 8 (11.76%) MySQL
2 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.88%) NonStop SQL
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (30.88%) Subversion
2 15 (22.06%) JUnit
2 15 (22.06%) Eclipse
3 14 (20.59%) Maven
4 8 (11.76%) Ant
4 8 (11.76%) Log4j
5 7 (10.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Rational Application Developer
6 6 (8.82%) SoapUI
General
1 41 (60.29%) Retail
2 37 (54.41%) Finance
3 31 (45.59%) Manufacturing
4 8 (11.76%) Banking
5 6 (8.82%) Financial Institution
6 5 (7.35%) Games
7 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Analyst
2 24 (35.29%) Support Analyst
2 24 (35.29%) Operations Analyst
2 24 (35.29%) Operations Support Analyst
3 21 (30.88%) Java Developer
3 21 (30.88%) Developer
4 12 (17.65%) Consultant
5 8 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Administrator
6 6 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Junior Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Java Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Support Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Junior
7 5 (7.35%) Junior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (67.65%) J2EE
2 42 (61.76%) JDBC
3 33 (48.53%) Middleware
4 21 (30.88%) Struts
4 21 (30.88%) XML
5 15 (22.06%) JMS
5 15 (22.06%) HTML
5 15 (22.06%) CSS
6 14 (20.59%) Hibernate
6 14 (20.59%) Spring
6 14 (20.59%) jQuery
6 14 (20.59%) Servlets
6 14 (20.59%) SOAP
6 14 (20.59%) XSLT
6 14 (20.59%) Web Services
7 13 (19.12%) JSP
8 8 (11.76%) REST
8 8 (11.76%) JSON
8 8 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (11.76%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Web 2.0
2 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.88%) AS400
3 4 (5.88%) Tandem
3 4 (5.88%) PKI
4 2 (2.94%) Open Source
5 1 (1.47%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.47%) LPAR
5 1 (1.47%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 66 (97.06%) UNIX
2 52 (76.47%) Linux
3 43 (63.24%) AIX
4 41 (60.29%) Windows
5 15 (22.06%) HPUX
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.47%) SUSE
7 1 (1.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) E-Commerce
2 22 (32.35%) Problem Management
3 21 (30.88%) ITIL
4 15 (22.06%) Content Management
5 14 (20.59%) OO
6 13 (19.12%) MVC
7 7 (10.29%) Web Development
7 7 (10.29%) RAD
7 7 (10.29%) Project Management
7 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
8 6 (8.82%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.88%) Analytics
9 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.41%) Resource Management
10 3 (4.41%) Migration
11 2 (2.94%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 48 (70.59%) Java
1 48 (70.59%) SQL
2 32 (47.06%) Perl
3 27 (39.71%) Bash Shell
4 21 (30.88%) JavaScript
5 14 (20.59%) XPath
6 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 6 (8.82%) C
7 6 (8.82%) C++
8 2 (2.94%) AWK
8 2 (2.94%) Jython
8 2 (2.94%) Korn
8 2 (2.94%) VBA
9 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) Sun Certification
2 14 (20.59%) Degree
3 6 (8.82%) PMP
3 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.94%) CISSP
5 1 (1.47%) OCA
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (8.82%) VirtualBox
2 4 (5.88%) ACF2
2 4 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) RACF
3 3 (4.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 3 (4.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.94%) Samba
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.47%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.47%) GPFS
5 1 (1.47%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.94%) Novell Identity Manager
3 2 (2.94%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 47 (69.12%) Oracle
2 46 (67.65%) IBM
3 36 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 26 (38.24%) Sun
5 12 (17.65%) VMware
6 8 (11.76%) Interwoven
7 7 (10.29%) Veritas
8 6 (8.82%) Cisco
8 6 (8.82%) Citrix
9 5 (7.35%) NetIQ
10 4 (5.88%) HP
11 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.41%) Cyber-Ark
12 2 (2.94%) BMC
12 2 (2.94%) CA
12 2 (2.94%) Novell
13 1 (1.47%) SAP
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