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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 46 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 20 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.14% 4.23% 1.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.24% 11.52% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
178 165 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.85% 36.75% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 134 132 126
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 6 March 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Watford

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 56 (94.92%) UNIX
2 43 (72.88%) Linux
3 37 (62.71%) Java
3 37 (62.71%) SQL
4 31 (52.54%) Oracle
5 30 (50.85%) AIX
5 30 (50.85%) IBM
6 29 (49.15%) J2EE
6 29 (49.15%) WebSphere
7 28 (47.46%) JDBC
8 27 (45.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
8 27 (45.76%) Tomcat
8 27 (45.76%) HTTP
8 27 (45.76%) Retail
9 26 (44.07%) MQSeries
10 25 (42.37%) E-Commerce
10 25 (42.37%) Sun
10 25 (42.37%) Windows
11 24 (40.68%) Middleware
12 21 (35.59%) Finance
12 21 (35.59%) HPUX
12 21 (35.59%) Perl
13 20 (33.90%) OO
13 20 (33.90%) Sun Certification
13 20 (33.90%) XSLT
13 20 (33.90%) Servlets
13 20 (33.90%) SOAP
13 20 (33.90%) Struts
13 20 (33.90%) Web Services

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 29 (49.15%) WebSphere
2 27 (45.76%) Tomcat
2 27 (45.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (44.07%) MQSeries
4 17 (28.81%) IIS
4 17 (28.81%) IBM HTTP Server
5 10 (16.95%) Adobe CQ
6 7 (11.86%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (8.47%) WebLogic
8 3 (5.08%) Apache
9 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
10 1 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (1.69%) iPlanet
10 1 (1.69%) JBoss
10 1 (1.69%) Tuxedo
10 1 (1.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (27.12%) MS Office
2 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.76%) HTTP
2 17 (28.81%) FTP
3 14 (23.73%) SAN
4 12 (20.34%) Internet
5 10 (16.95%) IPv4
6 7 (11.86%) NAS
6 7 (11.86%) LDAP
7 3 (5.08%) DNS
8 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) DB2
2 10 (16.95%) RDBMS
2 10 (16.95%) MySQL
2 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) NonStop SQL
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (33.90%) Subversion
1 20 (33.90%) Maven
2 10 (16.95%) SoapUI
2 10 (16.95%) Ant
2 10 (16.95%) JUnit
2 10 (16.95%) Eclipse
2 10 (16.95%) Log4j
General
1 27 (45.76%) Retail
2 21 (35.59%) Finance
3 12 (20.34%) Banking
4 11 (18.64%) Manufacturing
5 10 (16.95%) Financial Institution
6 5 (8.47%) Games
7 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Developer
1 20 (33.90%) Java Developer
2 17 (28.81%) Analyst
3 15 (25.42%) Support Analyst
3 15 (25.42%) Operations Analyst
3 15 (25.42%) Operations Support Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Senior Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (11.86%) Project Manager
6 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (10.17%) Administrator
8 5 (8.47%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Solaris Administrator
10 2 (3.39%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (3.39%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
10 2 (3.39%) Capacity Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (49.15%) J2EE
2 28 (47.46%) JDBC
3 24 (40.68%) Middleware
4 20 (33.90%) Hibernate
4 20 (33.90%) Spring
4 20 (33.90%) Servlets
4 20 (33.90%) SOAP
4 20 (33.90%) Struts
4 20 (33.90%) Web Services
4 20 (33.90%) XML
4 20 (33.90%) XSLT
4 20 (33.90%) jQuery
5 11 (18.64%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (16.95%) JSP
6 10 (16.95%) RESTful
6 10 (16.95%) REST
6 10 (16.95%) JMS
6 10 (16.95%) JAXB
6 10 (16.95%) SAX
6 10 (16.95%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Client/Server
1 10 (16.95%) Web 2.0
1 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) Online Gambling
2 2 (3.39%) AS400
2 2 (3.39%) Tandem
2 2 (3.39%) PKI
3 1 (1.69%) LPAR
3 1 (1.69%) DLPAR
3 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (94.92%) UNIX
2 43 (72.88%) Linux
3 30 (50.85%) AIX
4 25 (42.37%) Windows
5 21 (35.59%) HPUX
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.69%) zOS
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) E-Commerce
2 20 (33.90%) OO
3 17 (28.81%) Problem Management
4 16 (27.12%) ITIL
5 10 (16.95%) MVC
5 10 (16.95%) Content Management
5 10 (16.95%) Multithreading
5 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
6 7 (11.86%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
6 7 (11.86%) Project Management
7 3 (5.08%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.08%) Resource Management
7 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.39%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 2 (3.39%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.39%) Analytics
8 2 (3.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (62.71%) Java
1 37 (62.71%) SQL
2 21 (35.59%) Perl
3 20 (33.90%) XPath
3 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
4 16 (27.12%) Bash Shell
5 11 (18.64%) Shell Script
6 10 (16.95%) C
6 10 (16.95%) C++
7 2 (3.39%) AWK
7 2 (3.39%) VBA
7 2 (3.39%) Korn
8 1 (1.69%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) Jython
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Sun Certification
1 20 (33.90%) Degree
2 7 (11.86%) PMP
2 7 (11.86%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.39%) CISSP
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (16.95%) VirtualBox
2 4 (6.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (5.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (5.08%) Veritas File System
3 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.39%) RACF
4 2 (3.39%) Samba
4 2 (3.39%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (3.39%) ACF2
5 1 (1.69%) GPFS
5 1 (1.69%) NFS
5 1 (1.69%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.69%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (3.39%) Novell Identity Manager
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (3.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.69%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) Oracle
2 30 (50.85%) IBM
3 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
4 25 (42.37%) Sun
5 17 (28.81%) VMware
6 10 (16.95%) Veritas
6 10 (16.95%) Interwoven
7 7 (11.86%) Cisco
7 7 (11.86%) Citrix
8 3 (5.08%) NetIQ
9 2 (3.39%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.39%) CA
9 2 (3.39%) Novell
9 2 (3.39%) HP
10 1 (1.69%) BMC