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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 54 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 27 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.03% 4.41% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.85% 11.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +8.23%
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
171 226 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 34.69% 36.93% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 107 171 94
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015, 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 33 (94.29%) UNIX
2 29 (82.86%) Linux
3 27 (77.14%) Java
3 27 (77.14%) SQL
4 25 (71.43%) AIX
5 24 (68.57%) JDBC
5 24 (68.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 24 (68.57%) WebSphere
6 21 (60.00%) Oracle
7 20 (57.14%) Tomcat
7 20 (57.14%) IBM
8 19 (54.29%) Windows
9 18 (51.43%) Perl
10 17 (48.57%) DB2
10 17 (48.57%) Bash Shell
11 16 (45.71%) HTTP
12 15 (42.86%) Sun
12 15 (42.86%) Sun Certification
12 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
12 15 (42.86%) Struts
12 15 (42.86%) Web Services
12 15 (42.86%) XML
12 15 (42.86%) Subversion
12 15 (42.86%) Spring
13 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
14 13 (37.14%) FTP
14 13 (37.14%) IIS
14 13 (37.14%) IBM HTTP Server
15 12 (34.29%) MVC
15 12 (34.29%) Spring MVC

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 24 (68.57%) WebSphere Application Server
1 24 (68.57%) WebSphere
2 20 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 13 (37.14%) IIS
3 13 (37.14%) IBM HTTP Server
4 11 (31.43%) MQSeries
5 10 (28.57%) Apache
6 9 (25.71%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (8.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) HTTP
2 13 (37.14%) FTP
3 7 (20.00%) SAN
3 7 (20.00%) IPv4
4 5 (14.29%) NAS
5 3 (8.57%) LDAP
5 3 (8.57%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) DB2
2 12 (34.29%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Subversion
2 10 (28.57%) Maven
3 8 (22.86%) JUnit
3 8 (22.86%) Eclipse
4 7 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Rational Application Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Log4j
6 3 (8.57%) Ant
General
1 11 (31.43%) Retail
2 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Banking
3 7 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
1 15 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Operations Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Support Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Operations Support Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Support Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Java Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (68.57%) JDBC
2 15 (42.86%) Struts
2 15 (42.86%) Web Services
2 15 (42.86%) XML
2 15 (42.86%) Spring
3 12 (34.29%) Spring MVC
3 12 (34.29%) JSP
4 11 (31.43%) J2EE
4 11 (31.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 10 (28.57%) Middleware
5 10 (28.57%) jQuery
5 10 (28.57%) XSLT
5 10 (28.57%) Servlets
5 10 (28.57%) SOAP
6 8 (22.86%) REST
6 8 (22.86%) CSS
6 8 (22.86%) HTML
6 8 (22.86%) JMS
7 7 (20.00%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.71%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 33 (94.29%) UNIX
2 29 (82.86%) Linux
3 25 (71.43%) AIX
4 19 (54.29%) Windows
5 10 (28.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) MVC
1 12 (34.29%) Problem Management
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
3 10 (28.57%) OO
4 8 (22.86%) Content Management
5 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 5 (14.29%) RAD
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.29%) Web Development
7 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.71%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) Java
1 27 (77.14%) SQL
2 18 (51.43%) Perl
3 17 (48.57%) Bash Shell
4 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 10 (28.57%) XPath
6 7 (20.00%) C
6 7 (20.00%) C++
7 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Sun Certification
2 10 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) PMP
3 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (20.00%) VirtualBox
2 2 (5.71%) Veritas File System
2 2 (5.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.86%) Samba
3 1 (2.86%) NFS
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Oracle
2 20 (57.14%) IBM
3 15 (42.86%) Sun
4 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.71%) VMware
6 6 (17.14%) Veritas
7 3 (8.57%) Interwoven
8 2 (5.71%) Cisco
8 2 (5.71%) Citrix