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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 213 149 93
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -56
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 20 60 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 1.21% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% 4.87% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 42 81
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £40,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,250 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,160 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +5.88%
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
1116 1232 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.39% 24.78% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1065 839
Average salary £36,500 £34,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.03% -0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Coventry -18 9 £40,500 -59.50%
Birmingham -12 5 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Solihull +16 2 £46,250 +68.18% 2
Shropshire - 2 £50,000 -
Warwickshire -20 1 - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 32 (72.73%) Linux
2 30 (68.18%) Unix
3 26 (59.09%) Oracle
4 23 (52.27%) SAN
5 16 (36.36%) NetApp
5 16 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 16 (36.36%) SQL
6 15 (34.09%) Veritas
7 14 (31.82%) Windows
8 13 (29.55%) Oracle ZFS
9 12 (27.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
10 10 (22.73%) Perl
11 9 (20.45%) Java
11 9 (20.45%) Finance
11 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
11 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (18.18%) CommVault
12 8 (18.18%) NFS
13 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
13 7 (15.91%) AIX
13 7 (15.91%) Web Services
13 7 (15.91%) Ruby
14 6 (13.64%) Apache Solr
14 6 (13.64%) ITIL
14 6 (13.64%) C
14 6 (13.64%) C++

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (13.64%) Apache Solr
2 5 (11.36%) Apache
3 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) JBoss
4 2 (4.55%) nginx
4 2 (4.55%) Node.js
4 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.27%) Moodle
5 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) SaaS
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) IaaS
2 2 (4.55%) PaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (52.27%) SAN
2 8 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (9.09%) DNS
4 3 (6.82%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) FTP
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) NAS
5 1 (2.27%) Network Security
5 1 (2.27%) SMTP
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
5 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.82%) MySQL
6 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.55%) Riak
7 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.27%) DB2
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.55%) Ant
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) Maven
2 2 (4.55%) SonarQube
2 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Administrator
2 7 (15.91%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Unix Specialist
4 5 (11.36%) Unix Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Unix Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Linux Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 4 (9.09%) Unix Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) SAN Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Web Services
2 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) CSS
2 5 (11.36%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) CSS3
3 4 (9.09%) HTML5
3 4 (9.09%) JDBC
3 4 (9.09%) Lucene
3 4 (9.09%) ODBC
4 3 (6.82%) LAMP
5 2 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
1 5 (11.36%) Linked Data
1 5 (11.36%) Semantic Web
2 3 (6.82%) HP Superdome
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) CMDB
4 1 (2.27%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 32 (72.73%) Linux
2 30 (68.18%) Unix
3 14 (31.82%) Windows
4 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.91%) AIX
6 5 (11.36%) HPUX
7 2 (4.55%) CoreOS
7 2 (4.55%) SUSE
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.27%) CentOS
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (13.64%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) OO
3 5 (11.36%) Change Control
3 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
3 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (11.36%) SOA
3 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
3 5 (11.36%) Web Development
4 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (9.09%) DevOps
4 4 (9.09%) Service Management
4 4 (9.09%) Test-First Development
4 4 (9.09%) Web Design
5 3 (6.82%) People Management
5 3 (6.82%) Validation
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) Perl
3 9 (20.45%) Java
4 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.91%) Ruby
5 6 (13.64%) C
5 6 (13.64%) C++
6 5 (11.36%) Korn
6 5 (11.36%) PHP
7 4 (9.09%) SPARQL
8 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.82%) Python
8 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.55%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 8 (18.18%) NFS
3 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.55%) Docker
6 1 (2.27%) Firmware
6 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.27%) Snort
6 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (9.09%) Simpana
3 3 (6.82%) Legato
3 3 (6.82%) Nagios
3 3 (6.82%) Unicenter
4 2 (4.55%) Ansible
4 2 (4.55%) Control-M
4 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.55%) Mesos
4 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (4.55%) Puppet
4 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (4.55%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Oracle
2 16 (36.36%) NetApp
2 16 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 15 (34.09%) Veritas
4 8 (18.18%) CommVault
5 6 (13.64%) HP
5 6 (13.64%) Sun
6 4 (9.09%) VMware
7 3 (6.82%) 3PAR
7 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.55%) Citrix
8 2 (4.55%) IBM
8 2 (4.55%) New Relic
9 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.27%) CA
9 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.27%) Netezza
9 1 (2.27%) SunGard
9 1 (2.27%) Sybase
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Solihull
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago