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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 55 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 5 36 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.89% 6.95% 5.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 18.09% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 20 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
130 199 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.13% 38.42% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 94 143 110
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £52,500 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) Unix
1 20 (100.00%) IBM
2 18 (90.00%) Oracle
3 17 (85.00%) Java
3 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 17 (85.00%) AIX
3 17 (85.00%) Linux
3 17 (85.00%) Tomcat
4 16 (80.00%) DB2
4 16 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 16 (80.00%) JDBC
4 16 (80.00%) Apache
4 16 (80.00%) WebSphere
5 15 (75.00%) MySQL
6 14 (70.00%) ITIL
6 14 (70.00%) Perl
6 14 (70.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (70.00%) Problem Management
6 14 (70.00%) LAMP
6 14 (70.00%) Bash Shell
6 14 (70.00%) Apache ServiceMix
7 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (65.00%) FTP
7 13 (65.00%) MS Office
8 6 (30.00%) HPUX
8 6 (30.00%) Web Services
9 4 (20.00%) HTTP
9 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (15.00%) JMS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (85.00%) Tomcat
2 16 (80.00%) Apache
2 16 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (70.00%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (15.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (15.00%) CMS
4 3 (15.00%) Jetty
4 3 (15.00%) MQSeries
5 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (15.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) FTP
2 4 (20.00%) HTTP
3 3 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) DB2
2 15 (75.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.00%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Ant
1 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (15.00%) JUnit
1 3 (15.00%) Log4j
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Mockito
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Linux Support
2 13 (65.00%) AIX Support
2 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 13 (65.00%) Linux Scripter
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Analyst
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Support Analyst
2 13 (65.00%) Support Analyst
2 13 (65.00%) Unix Analyst
2 13 (65.00%) Unix Scripter
2 13 (65.00%) Unix Support
2 13 (65.00%) Unix Support Analyst
3 9 (45.00%) Applications Support
4 8 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (25.00%) Operational Support Analyst
5 5 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (25.00%) Operations Support Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) JDBC
2 14 (70.00%) LAMP
2 14 (70.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) J2EE
4 3 (15.00%) JMS
4 3 (15.00%) JSON
4 3 (15.00%) REST
4 3 (15.00%) Servlets
4 3 (15.00%) SOAP
4 3 (15.00%) Spring
4 3 (15.00%) Struts
4 3 (15.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) XSLT
5 2 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (10.00%) EJB
5 2 (10.00%) JSP
5 2 (10.00%) JSTL
5 2 (10.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Unix
2 17 (85.00%) AIX
2 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) ITIL
1 14 (70.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) High Availability
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) BCP
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) RAD
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Content Management
5 1 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (85.00%) Java
3 14 (70.00%) Bash Shell
3 14 (70.00%) Perl
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) IBM
2 18 (90.00%) Oracle
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) Dell
4 3 (15.00%) EMC
4 3 (15.00%) Hitachi
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Interwoven
4 3 (15.00%) Juniper
4 3 (15.00%) Splunk
4 3 (15.00%) Sybase
4 3 (15.00%) Symantec
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) ATG
5 2 (10.00%) Blue Martini
5 2 (10.00%) Elastic Path
5 2 (10.00%) Sun