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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 59 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 6 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.11% 3.35% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.11% 8.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £53,750 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
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
193 220 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.67% 38.80% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 143 181 121
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 £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 27 April 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Watford

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 46 (95.83%) UNIX
2 38 (79.17%) Linux
3 32 (66.67%) Java
3 32 (66.67%) SQL
4 30 (62.50%) AIX
5 28 (58.33%) JDBC
5 28 (58.33%) WebSphere
6 26 (54.17%) Oracle
6 26 (54.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 25 (52.08%) IBM
8 22 (45.83%) Tomcat
9 21 (43.75%) HTTP
9 21 (43.75%) J2EE
10 20 (41.67%) Windows
10 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
10 20 (41.67%) Sun
10 20 (41.67%) Retail
11 19 (39.58%) MQSeries
11 19 (39.58%) Perl
12 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
12 18 (37.50%) Struts
12 18 (37.50%) Web Services
12 18 (37.50%) XML
12 18 (37.50%) E-Commerce
12 18 (37.50%) Sun Certification
12 18 (37.50%) Subversion
12 18 (37.50%) Spring
13 17 (35.42%) Middleware
13 17 (35.42%) HPUX
14 16 (33.33%) OO

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 28 (58.33%) WebSphere
2 26 (54.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 22 (45.83%) Tomcat
4 19 (39.58%) MQSeries
5 15 (31.25%) IBM HTTP Server
5 15 (31.25%) IIS
6 6 (12.50%) Apache
6 6 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
8 3 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) MS Office
2 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (43.75%) HTTP
2 15 (31.25%) FTP
3 11 (22.92%) SAN
4 10 (20.83%) IPv4
5 8 (16.67%) Internet
6 7 (14.58%) NAS
6 7 (14.58%) LDAP
7 3 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) DB2
2 9 (18.75%) MySQL
3 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.17%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Subversion
2 16 (33.33%) Maven
3 10 (20.83%) SoapUI
4 8 (16.67%) JUnit
4 8 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 6 (12.50%) Log4j
5 6 (12.50%) Ant
6 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 20 (41.67%) Retail
2 15 (31.25%) Finance
3 12 (25.00%) Banking
4 10 (20.83%) Financial Institution
5 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (6.25%) Games
7 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Developer
1 18 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Support Analyst
2 13 (27.08%) Analyst
2 13 (27.08%) Operations Analyst
2 13 (27.08%) Operations Support Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Senior Java Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Support Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Java Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) AIX Administrator
9 1 (2.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) JDBC
2 21 (43.75%) J2EE
3 18 (37.50%) Struts
3 18 (37.50%) Web Services
3 18 (37.50%) XML
3 18 (37.50%) Spring
4 17 (35.42%) Middleware
5 16 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 16 (33.33%) jQuery
5 16 (33.33%) XSLT
5 16 (33.33%) Servlets
5 16 (33.33%) SOAP
6 12 (25.00%) JSP
6 12 (25.00%) Spring MVC
7 11 (22.92%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (20.83%) Java EE
8 10 (20.83%) RESTful
8 10 (20.83%) JAXB
8 10 (20.83%) SAX
8 10 (20.83%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Client/Server
1 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.50%) Web 2.0
3 2 (4.17%) Online Gambling
3 2 (4.17%) AS400
3 2 (4.17%) Tandem
3 2 (4.17%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) LPAR
4 1 (2.08%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 46 (95.83%) UNIX
2 38 (79.17%) Linux
3 30 (62.50%) AIX
4 20 (41.67%) Windows
5 17 (35.42%) HPUX
6 1 (2.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 16 (33.33%) OO
3 14 (29.17%) ITIL
3 14 (29.17%) Problem Management
4 12 (25.00%) MVC
5 10 (20.83%) Multithreading
5 10 (20.83%) Test Automation
6 8 (16.67%) Content Management
7 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 4 (8.33%) Project Management
8 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.25%) Migration
9 3 (6.25%) Resource Management
10 2 (4.17%) Web Development
10 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.17%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) Java
1 32 (66.67%) SQL
2 19 (39.58%) Perl
3 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 16 (33.33%) XPath
4 16 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 10 (20.83%) C
5 10 (20.83%) C++
6 9 (18.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Sun Certification
2 16 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (8.33%) PMP
3 4 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.17%) CISSP
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (20.83%) VirtualBox
2 5 (10.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (6.25%) Samba
4 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.17%) RACF
4 2 (4.17%) Veritas File System
4 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (4.17%) ACF2
5 1 (2.08%) GPFS
5 1 (2.08%) PowerHA
5 1 (2.08%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (4.17%) Novell Identity Manager
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Oracle
2 25 (52.08%) IBM
3 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 20 (41.67%) Sun
4 14 (29.17%) VMware
5 10 (20.83%) Veritas
6 6 (12.50%) Interwoven
7 4 (8.33%) Cisco
7 4 (8.33%) Citrix
8 2 (4.17%) NetIQ
8 2 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (4.17%) CA
8 2 (4.17%) Novell
8 2 (4.17%) HP
9 1 (2.08%) Red Hat