The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 179 181 156
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 55 47 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.82% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.70% 4.14% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 37 44 63
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,323 £35,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £65,000 £54,900
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Solaris
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1169 1135 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.02% 19.83% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 965 994 1120
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Solaris
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the West Midlands region.

Solaris Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Solaris
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Solaris
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -20 23 £39,323 -27.17% 2
Shropshire -3 12 £47,500 +18.75%
Coventry +2 9 £46,500 +5.94% 1
Warwickshire - 7 £45,000 -
Worcestershire +15 3 £48,000 +10.10%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 77 (96.25%) Linux
2 56 (70.00%) Unix
3 52 (65.00%) Oracle
4 43 (53.75%) Red Hat
5 37 (46.25%) Apache
6 30 (37.50%) ITIL
7 27 (33.75%) SQL Server
7 27 (33.75%) SQL
7 27 (33.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (31.25%) Degree
9 24 (30.00%) Active Directory
10 23 (28.75%) SAN
10 23 (28.75%) Windows
10 23 (28.75%) AIX
11 22 (27.50%) HP
11 22 (27.50%) Sun
11 22 (27.50%) Finance
12 21 (26.25%) Veritas
12 21 (26.25%) Oracle ZFS
13 20 (25.00%) Oracle Database
13 20 (25.00%) MySQL
14 19 (23.75%) SharePoint
14 19 (23.75%) Windows Server
15 18 (22.50%) IBM
16 17 (21.25%) Perl
16 17 (21.25%) SUSE
16 17 (21.25%) Oracle RMAN
16 17 (21.25%) SCCM
17 15 (18.75%) NetApp
17 15 (18.75%) MS Exchange

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (46.25%) Apache
2 19 (23.75%) SharePoint
3 15 (18.75%) MS Exchange
4 14 (17.50%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (15.00%) Tomcat
6 10 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (12.50%) Moodle
7 5 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (6.25%) WebLogic
8 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (5.00%) IIS
9 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (3.75%) MindAlign
10 2 (2.50%) Captiva
10 2 (2.50%) Confluence
10 2 (2.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.50%) Office 365
2 7 (8.75%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.75%) SAN
2 14 (17.50%) Internet
3 13 (16.25%) LAN
3 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
3 13 (16.25%) WAN
4 11 (13.75%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (12.50%) Firewall
6 7 (8.75%) DHCP
6 7 (8.75%) DNS
6 7 (8.75%) SSL
6 7 (8.75%) WLAN
7 6 (7.50%) Wireless
8 4 (5.00%) Intranet
8 4 (5.00%) Symposium
9 3 (3.75%) LDAP
9 3 (3.75%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (3.75%) S/MIME
9 3 (3.75%) SMTP
9 3 (3.75%) SNMP
9 3 (3.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (25.00%) MySQL
2 20 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 10 (12.50%) DB2
4 7 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.75%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 22 (27.50%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Publishing
3 6 (7.50%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Automotive
5 2 (2.50%) Back Office
5 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.25%) Front Office
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 16 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 10 (12.50%) Administrator
4 9 (11.25%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (7.50%) DBA
6 6 (7.50%) IT Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (7.50%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
8 4 (5.00%) Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (3.75%) Wintel Specialist
9 3 (3.75%) Wintel Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) LAMP
1 10 (12.50%) Web Services
2 5 (6.25%) .NET
3 3 (3.75%) J2EE
3 3 (3.75%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (3.75%) Middleware
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (3.75%) XML
4 2 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Clustering
1 13 (16.25%) Computer Science
1 13 (16.25%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.50%) CMDB
3 7 (8.75%) PKI
4 5 (6.25%) Replication
5 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.00%) HP Superdome
6 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 77 (96.25%) Linux
2 56 (70.00%) Unix
3 27 (33.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (28.75%) AIX
4 23 (28.75%) Windows
5 19 (23.75%) Windows Server
6 17 (21.25%) SUSE
7 10 (12.50%) HPUX
8 7 (8.75%) CentOS
9 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) ITIL
2 14 (17.50%) Line Management
3 12 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 11 (13.75%) DevOps
4 11 (13.75%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (13.75%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (12.50%) Migration
5 10 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 10 (12.50%) Presales
5 10 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 10 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
6 9 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.75%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (8.75%) Coaching
8 7 (8.75%) E-business
8 7 (8.75%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.75%) SQL
2 17 (21.25%) Perl
3 11 (13.75%) Shell Script
4 10 (12.50%) C#
5 7 (8.75%) Korn
6 5 (6.25%) Java
7 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (31.25%) Degree
2 10 (12.50%) ISEB
3 7 (8.75%) CCNA
3 7 (8.75%) CCSA
3 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.75%) JNCIA
3 7 (8.75%) JNCIS
3 7 (8.75%) MCSA
3 7 (8.75%) MCSE
3 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.25%) CISM
7 1 (1.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (16.25%) NFS
4 11 (13.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 10 (12.50%) Firmware
6 7 (8.75%) Hyper-V
7 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (5.00%) Docker
9 3 (3.75%) Sendmail
9 3 (3.75%) XenApp
10 2 (2.50%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (26.25%) Oracle ZFS
2 17 (21.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (21.25%) SCCM
3 10 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 10 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (12.50%) Unicenter
4 8 (10.00%) Puppet
4 8 (10.00%) Simpana
5 5 (6.25%) Data Guard
5 5 (6.25%) SCOM
6 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.75%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (3.75%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 52 (65.00%) Oracle
2 43 (53.75%) Red Hat
3 22 (27.50%) HP
3 22 (27.50%) Sun
4 21 (26.25%) Veritas
5 18 (22.50%) IBM
6 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 15 (18.75%) NetApp
7 10 (12.50%) CA
7 10 (12.50%) CommVault
7 10 (12.50%) Netezza
8 8 (10.00%) CheckPoint
9 7 (8.75%) 3PAR
9 7 (8.75%) Juniper
9 7 (8.75%) Palo Alto
9 7 (8.75%) VMware
10 6 (7.50%) Cisco
11 5 (6.25%) Citrix
12 4 (5.00%) EMC
13 3 (3.75%) Proofpoint
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