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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 45 39 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 29 32 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.99% 5.98% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.24% 15.92% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £73,750 £52,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
219 201 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 37.69% 37.57% 36.74%
Number of salaries quoted 150 134 92
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £58,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 42 (100.00%) UNIX
2 41 (97.62%) SQL
2 41 (97.62%) Oracle
2 41 (97.62%) IBM
3 37 (88.10%) Tomcat
3 37 (88.10%) Java
3 37 (88.10%) MySQL
3 37 (88.10%) Linux
4 35 (83.33%) Windows
4 35 (83.33%) AIX
5 32 (76.19%) Perl
5 32 (76.19%) Apache
6 31 (73.81%) DB2
6 31 (73.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 31 (73.81%) JDBC
6 31 (73.81%) WebSphere
6 31 (73.81%) Bash Shell
6 31 (73.81%) Apache ServiceMix
7 19 (45.24%) REST
7 19 (45.24%) Subversion
7 19 (45.24%) Content Management
7 19 (45.24%) Spring
7 19 (45.24%) Struts
7 19 (45.24%) Web Services
7 19 (45.24%) XML
7 19 (45.24%) CSS
7 19 (45.24%) JUnit
7 19 (45.24%) HTML
7 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
7 19 (45.24%) JMS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 37 (88.10%) Tomcat
2 32 (76.19%) Apache
3 31 (73.81%) WebSphere
3 31 (73.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 31 (73.81%) Apache ServiceMix
4 13 (30.95%) IIS
4 13 (30.95%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (14.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 18 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) HTTP
2 18 (42.86%) FTP
3 7 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) NAS
4 1 (2.38%) LDAP
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (88.10%) MySQL
2 31 (73.81%) DB2
3 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (45.24%) JUnit
1 19 (45.24%) Eclipse
1 19 (45.24%) Subversion
2 13 (30.95%) Rational Application Developer
2 13 (30.95%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Log4j
3 6 (14.29%) Ant
3 6 (14.29%) Maven
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
1 19 (45.24%) Java Developer
2 18 (42.86%) Operations Analyst
2 18 (42.86%) Analyst
2 18 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 18 (42.86%) Operations Support Analyst
3 13 (30.95%) Support Consultant
3 13 (30.95%) Consultant
3 13 (30.95%) Java Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (73.81%) JDBC
2 19 (45.24%) Struts
2 19 (45.24%) Web Services
2 19 (45.24%) XML
2 19 (45.24%) HTML
2 19 (45.24%) CSS
2 19 (45.24%) Spring
2 19 (45.24%) JMS
2 19 (45.24%) REST
3 18 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 13 (30.95%) JSTL
4 13 (30.95%) Spring MVC
4 13 (30.95%) XHTML
4 13 (30.95%) JSP
5 6 (14.29%) Servlets
5 6 (14.29%) SOAP
5 6 (14.29%) XSLT
5 6 (14.29%) J2EE
5 6 (14.29%) XMLBeans
5 6 (14.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Web 2.0
2 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) UNIX
2 37 (88.10%) Linux
3 35 (83.33%) Windows
3 35 (83.33%) AIX
4 10 (23.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Content Management
2 18 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 18 (42.86%) ITIL
3 13 (30.95%) RAD
3 13 (30.95%) MVC
3 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (30.95%) Web Development
4 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 6 (14.29%) OO
5 5 (11.90%) Migration
5 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.52%) Validation
6 4 (9.52%) BCP
7 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) SQL
2 37 (88.10%) Java
3 32 (76.19%) Perl
4 31 (73.81%) Bash Shell
5 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.29%) XPath
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) IBM
1 41 (97.62%) Oracle
2 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (33.33%) Sun
4 6 (14.29%) Interwoven
5 4 (9.52%) Juniper
5 4 (9.52%) Hitachi
5 4 (9.52%) HP
5 4 (9.52%) Dell
5 4 (9.52%) EMC
5 4 (9.52%) Sybase
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco
5 4 (9.52%) Symantec
5 4 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas