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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 49 42 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 24 36 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.56% 5.95% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.06% 17.91% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £72,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.08% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
217 201 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 41.25% 33.22% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 121 133 86
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 July 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Watford

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 35 (97.22%) UNIX
2 30 (83.33%) SQL
2 30 (83.33%) Linux
3 29 (80.56%) AIX
4 28 (77.78%) Java
4 28 (77.78%) Oracle
5 27 (75.00%) IBM
6 26 (72.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 26 (72.22%) Windows
6 26 (72.22%) JDBC
6 26 (72.22%) WebSphere
7 25 (69.44%) Tomcat
8 24 (66.67%) Perl
9 23 (63.89%) MySQL
9 23 (63.89%) DB2
9 23 (63.89%) Bash Shell
10 22 (61.11%) Apache
11 21 (58.33%) Apache ServiceMix
12 18 (50.00%) Sun
13 16 (44.44%) Sun Certification
13 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
13 16 (44.44%) Struts
13 16 (44.44%) Web Services
13 16 (44.44%) XML
13 16 (44.44%) Subversion
13 16 (44.44%) Spring
14 15 (41.67%) HTTP
15 14 (38.89%) JSP
15 14 (38.89%) MVC
15 14 (38.89%) Spring MVC

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 26 (72.22%) WebSphere Application Server
1 26 (72.22%) WebSphere
2 25 (69.44%) Tomcat
3 22 (61.11%) Apache
4 21 (58.33%) Apache ServiceMix
5 13 (36.11%) IIS
5 13 (36.11%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (11.11%) MQSeries
7 2 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) HTTP
2 13 (36.11%) FTP
3 5 (13.89%) SAN
4 4 (11.11%) NAS
5 3 (8.33%) IPv4
5 3 (8.33%) Internet
5 3 (8.33%) LDAP
6 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (63.89%) MySQL
1 23 (63.89%) DB2
2 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Subversion
2 13 (36.11%) JUnit
2 13 (36.11%) Eclipse
3 11 (30.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Rational Application Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Maven
5 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.56%) Ant
6 2 (5.56%) Log4j
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
1 4 (11.11%) Banking
1 4 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
1 16 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Consultant
2 12 (33.33%) Operations Support Analyst
3 11 (30.56%) Java Consultant
3 11 (30.56%) Support Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (72.22%) JDBC
2 16 (44.44%) Struts
2 16 (44.44%) Web Services
2 16 (44.44%) XML
2 16 (44.44%) Spring
3 14 (38.89%) Spring MVC
3 14 (38.89%) JSP
4 13 (36.11%) HTML
4 13 (36.11%) CSS
4 13 (36.11%) JMS
4 13 (36.11%) REST
4 13 (36.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (30.56%) JSTL
5 11 (30.56%) XHTML
6 5 (13.89%) XSLT
6 5 (13.89%) Servlets
6 5 (13.89%) SOAP
6 5 (13.89%) Hibernate
6 5 (13.89%) jQuery
7 4 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.78%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 35 (97.22%) UNIX
2 30 (83.33%) Linux
3 29 (80.56%) AIX
4 26 (72.22%) Windows
5 7 (19.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) MVC
2 13 (36.11%) Content Management
3 12 (33.33%) ITIL
3 12 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (30.56%) RAD
4 11 (30.56%) Web Development
5 5 (13.89%) OO
6 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.56%) Validation
8 2 (5.56%) BCP
9 1 (2.78%) Project Management
9 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) SQL
2 28 (77.78%) Java
3 24 (66.67%) Perl
4 23 (63.89%) Bash Shell
5 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
6 5 (13.89%) XPath
7 3 (8.33%) C
7 3 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Sun Certification
2 5 (13.89%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) PMP
3 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) VirtualBox
3 2 (5.56%) Veritas File System
3 2 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.78%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.78%) NFS
4 1 (2.78%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Oracle
2 27 (75.00%) IBM
3 18 (50.00%) Sun
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.67%) VMware
6 5 (13.89%) Veritas
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco
8 2 (5.56%) Symantec
8 2 (5.56%) Interwoven
8 2 (5.56%) Juniper
8 2 (5.56%) Hitachi
8 2 (5.56%) Sybase
8 2 (5.56%) HP
8 2 (5.56%) Dell
8 2 (5.56%) EMC
9 1 (2.78%) Citrix