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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 172 185 135
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -50
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 50 40 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.74% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.13% 3.55% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 47 38 71
Average salary £52,500 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,048 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -
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
1210 1128 1386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.70% 20.93% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1071 987 1167
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +8 34 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Staffordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Coventry -15 3 £58,500 +20.00% 2
Solihull - 3 £26,750 -
Worcestershire - 3 £43,596 -
Shropshire - 1 £40,000 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 83 (83.84%) Linux
2 70 (70.71%) UNIX
3 60 (60.61%) Oracle
4 56 (56.57%) SQL
5 43 (43.43%) Windows
6 42 (42.42%) Perl
7 39 (39.39%) IBM
8 35 (35.35%) AIX
9 34 (34.34%) Java
9 34 (34.34%) Tivoli
10 26 (26.26%) Web Services
10 26 (26.26%) Tomcat
11 24 (24.24%) WebSphere Application Server
11 24 (24.24%) WebSphere
12 22 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 22 (22.22%) J2EE
13 21 (21.21%) ITIL
13 21 (21.21%) Red Hat
14 20 (20.20%) BusinessObjects
15 19 (19.19%) Shell Script
16 18 (18.18%) MQSeries
16 18 (18.18%) SOA
16 18 (18.18%) Firewall
17 17 (17.17%) ISPF
17 17 (17.17%) DB2
17 17 (17.17%) Nagios
17 17 (17.17%) WebSphere MQ
17 17 (17.17%) MVS
17 17 (17.17%) JCL
17 17 (17.17%) Mainframe

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (26.26%) Tomcat
2 24 (24.24%) WebSphere Application Server
2 24 (24.24%) WebSphere
3 18 (18.18%) MQSeries
4 17 (17.17%) CICS
5 16 (16.16%) IIS
6 5 (5.05%) Apache
7 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 14 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.03%) MS Office
4 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.18%) Firewall
2 12 (12.12%) OSPF
2 12 (12.12%) BGP
3 11 (11.11%) Internet
4 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.07%) HTTP
6 6 (6.06%) Multicast
7 5 (5.05%) LDAP
8 3 (3.03%) DNS
8 3 (3.03%) SAN
8 3 (3.03%) Network Security
9 2 (2.02%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (2.02%) VPN
9 2 (2.02%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.01%) TACACS
10 1 (1.01%) Wireless
10 1 (1.01%) Frame Relay
10 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.01%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.01%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.20%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (17.17%) DB2
4 12 (12.12%) MySQL
5 10 (10.10%) Relational Database
6 8 (8.08%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Ant
1 7 (7.07%) Maven
2 4 (4.04%) Subversion
3 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.01%) JUnit
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.01%) Toad
4 1 (1.01%) ProC
4 1 (1.01%) Log4j
General
1 16 (16.16%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Retail
4 3 (3.03%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Private Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Automotive
5 1 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (17.17%) Consultant
1 17 (17.17%) Technical Consultant
2 16 (16.16%) Administrator
3 13 (13.13%) Applications Support
4 12 (12.12%) Developer
5 11 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (10.10%) Architect
7 9 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (8.08%) Project Manager
9 7 (7.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (7.07%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (6.06%) UNIX Administrator
10 6 (6.06%) Firewall Engineer
11 5 (5.05%) Technical Specialist
12 4 (4.04%) Support Team Leader
12 4 (4.04%) Team Leader
12 4 (4.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 4 (4.04%) Application Support Team Leader
12 4 (4.04%) Junior
13 3 (3.03%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.26%) Web Services
2 22 (22.22%) J2EE
3 17 (17.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (17.17%) ISPF
4 13 (13.13%) HTML
4 13 (13.13%) .NET
5 9 (9.09%) jQuery
6 8 (8.08%) Ajax
6 8 (8.08%) Hibernate
6 8 (8.08%) Spring
6 8 (8.08%) CSS
6 8 (8.08%) SOAP
7 7 (7.07%) Struts
7 7 (7.07%) Servlets
7 7 (7.07%) JSON
7 7 (7.07%) REST
8 6 (6.06%) Semantic HTML
8 6 (6.06%) JSP
8 6 (6.06%) XHTML
9 4 (4.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Mainframe
2 8 (8.08%) Clustering
3 7 (7.07%) Web 2.0
4 6 (6.06%) User Experience
4 6 (6.06%) W3C
4 6 (6.06%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.05%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) Replication
7 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Informatics
7 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.01%) LPAR
7 1 (1.01%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 83 (83.84%) Linux
2 70 (70.71%) UNIX
3 43 (43.43%) Windows
4 35 (35.35%) AIX
5 17 (17.17%) MVS
6 16 (16.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (8.08%) HPUX
8 5 (5.05%) CentOS
8 5 (5.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (4.04%) Windows 2000
9 4 (4.04%) Ubuntu
9 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (3.03%) SUSE
11 2 (2.02%) zOS
11 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.01%) OS/400
12 1 (1.01%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) ITIL
2 18 (18.18%) SOA
3 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.15%) DevOps
4 12 (12.12%) Project Management
5 11 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.10%) Scrum
7 9 (9.09%) Kanban
8 8 (8.08%) Performance Analysis
8 8 (8.08%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.07%) Incident Management
9 7 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.07%) Software Deployment
10 6 (6.06%) Change Control
10 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.06%) Workflow
11 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2
11 5 (5.05%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (4.04%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (56.57%) SQL
2 42 (42.42%) Perl
3 34 (34.34%) Java
4 19 (19.19%) Shell Script
5 17 (17.17%) JCL
6 11 (11.11%) Python
6 11 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
8 9 (9.09%) COBOL
9 5 (5.05%) Tcl
10 4 (4.04%) Korn
11 3 (3.03%) C
11 3 (3.03%) C#
12 2 (2.02%) C++
12 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.01%) PHP
13 1 (1.01%) Ruby
13 1 (1.01%) VBScript
13 1 (1.01%) VB
13 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
2 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.06%) CCNP
4 5 (5.05%) CCNA
5 3 (3.03%) Degree
6 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.02%) RHCE
6 2 (2.02%) PMP
6 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.02%) CCSA
7 1 (1.01%) CCSE
7 1 (1.01%) CEH
7 1 (1.01%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Firmware
2 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.05%) vSphere
4 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.01%) NFS
5 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (34.34%) Tivoli
2 17 (17.17%) Nagios
3 9 (9.09%) Unicenter
3 9 (9.09%) BladeLogic
3 9 (9.09%) Ansible
4 7 (7.07%) Control-M
5 4 (4.04%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (2.02%) Netcool
6 2 (2.02%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (1.01%) Foglight
7 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.01%) Nessus
7 1 (1.01%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.01%) Ionix
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 60 (60.61%) Oracle
2 39 (39.39%) IBM
3 21 (21.21%) Red Hat
4 14 (14.14%) Cisco
5 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
6 11 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 8 (8.08%) VMware
8 7 (7.07%) Sun
9 6 (6.06%) CA
10 5 (5.05%) Sybase
10 5 (5.05%) F5
11 3 (3.03%) Netezza
11 3 (3.03%) HP
12 2 (2.02%) EMC
12 2 (2.02%) Nimsoft
13 1 (1.01%) Rapid7
13 1 (1.01%) Zend
13 1 (1.01%) Qualys
13 1 (1.01%) 3PAR
13 1 (1.01%) Interwoven
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