The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 138 82 140
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +58
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 62 128 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.26% 2.55% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.62% 10.77% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 53 105 45
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £60,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1103 1189 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.38% 23.73% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1010 936
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Solaris
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -9 31 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Solihull 0 6 £25,500 -
Coventry -33 5 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Shropshire +3 3 £72,500 +18.36%
Staffordshire - 1 £72,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £42,105 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 135 (81.33%) UNIX
2 133 (80.12%) Linux
3 80 (48.19%) Perl
3 80 (48.19%) Oracle
4 79 (47.59%) Shell Script
5 78 (46.99%) Windows
6 76 (45.78%) Finance
7 75 (45.18%) AIX
8 67 (40.36%) ITIL
9 65 (39.16%) Sun
10 53 (31.93%) SQL
11 51 (30.72%) Java
12 49 (29.52%) SAN
13 47 (28.31%) Red Hat
14 43 (25.90%) VMware
15 42 (25.30%) Veritas
16 41 (24.70%) EMC
16 41 (24.70%) SUSE
17 36 (21.69%) Sybase
18 34 (20.48%) Korn
19 33 (19.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 33 (19.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 32 (19.28%) Banking
20 32 (19.28%) HTML
21 31 (18.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
21 31 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
22 30 (18.07%) Migration
22 30 (18.07%) SLA
22 30 (18.07%) Apache
23 29 (17.47%) WebLogic

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 30 (18.07%) Apache
2 29 (17.47%) WebLogic
3 26 (15.66%) Tomcat
4 14 (8.43%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.22%) IIS
6 6 (3.61%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (1.81%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.60%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (9.64%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (8.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 49 (29.52%) SAN
2 23 (13.86%) Firewall
3 15 (9.04%) LDAP
4 12 (7.23%) DNS
5 10 (6.02%) WAN
5 10 (6.02%) NAS
6 9 (5.42%) FCoE
6 9 (5.42%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (5.42%) SMTP
6 9 (5.42%) DHCP
6 9 (5.42%) FTP
6 9 (5.42%) SNMP
6 9 (5.42%) LAN
6 9 (5.42%) VLAN
6 9 (5.42%) iSCSI
7 7 (4.22%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.61%) Internet
9 3 (1.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (1.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (1.81%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.87%) Oracle Database
2 27 (16.27%) Oracle Exadata
3 26 (15.66%) Relational Database
3 26 (15.66%) RDBMS
4 18 (10.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (7.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (6.63%) Essbase
6 11 (6.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (6.63%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (3.01%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.60%) OLAP
9 1 (0.60%) Informix
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.60%) MySQL
9 1 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Toad
1 3 (1.81%) ProC
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 76 (45.78%) Finance
2 32 (19.28%) Banking
3 23 (13.86%) Financial Institution
4 14 (8.43%) Telecoms
5 13 (7.83%) Retail
6 10 (6.02%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.01%) Front Office
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (17.47%) Administrator
2 26 (15.66%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 25 (15.06%) Analyst
4 22 (13.25%) DBA
5 20 (12.05%) Oracle DBA
6 18 (10.84%) Support Analyst
7 17 (10.24%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (10.24%) Technical Specialist
8 15 (9.04%) UNIX Administrator
9 14 (8.43%) Architect
10 11 (6.63%) UNIX Specialist
11 8 (4.82%) Support Engineer
12 7 (4.22%) Applications Support
13 6 (3.61%) Technical Support
14 5 (3.01%) Service Manager
15 4 (2.41%) 2nd Line Support
15 4 (2.41%) Support Specialist
15 4 (2.41%) UNIX Technical Specialist
15 4 (2.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 4 (2.41%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.28%) HTML
2 21 (12.65%) CSS
3 7 (4.22%) XML
4 6 (3.61%) Middleware
5 3 (1.81%) Java EE
5 3 (1.81%) .NET
6 2 (1.20%) J2EE
6 2 (1.20%) COM
6 2 (1.20%) Web Services
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.60%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.60%) JDBC
7 1 (0.60%) JSP
7 1 (0.60%) Servlets
7 1 (0.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.86%) Symmetrix DMX
2 13 (7.83%) Wiki
3 10 (6.02%) Oracle Exalytics
4 9 (5.42%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (5.42%) CLARiiON
5 7 (4.22%) Open Source
6 5 (3.01%) HACMP
6 5 (3.01%) Clustering
7 3 (1.81%) Replication
7 3 (1.81%) LPAR
8 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.60%) Equities
9 1 (0.60%) PKI
9 1 (0.60%) Derivative
9 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 135 (81.33%) UNIX
2 133 (80.12%) Linux
3 78 (46.99%) Windows
4 75 (45.18%) AIX
5 41 (24.70%) SUSE
6 33 (19.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (8.43%) HPUX
8 11 (6.63%) Windows 2000
9 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (40.36%) ITIL
2 30 (18.07%) Migration
3 26 (15.66%) CRM
4 24 (14.46%) Performance Tuning
5 23 (13.86%) RDF
6 21 (12.65%) Incident Management
7 17 (10.24%) Workflow
8 14 (8.43%) Change Management
9 13 (7.83%) Problem Management
9 13 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (7.23%) Release Management
10 12 (7.23%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (6.63%) Web Development
11 11 (6.63%) SOA
11 11 (6.63%) Service Delivery
11 11 (6.63%) TOGAF
12 10 (6.02%) Security Architecture
13 9 (5.42%) Time Management
14 7 (4.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (2.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (48.19%) Perl
2 79 (47.59%) Shell Script
3 53 (31.93%) SQL
4 51 (30.72%) Java
5 34 (20.48%) Korn
6 26 (15.66%) C
7 24 (14.46%) C++
8 21 (12.65%) PHP
9 15 (9.04%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.01%) Python
11 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.60%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (14.46%) Degree
2 18 (10.84%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.07%) SLA
2 7 (4.22%) QA
System Software
1 33 (19.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 31 (18.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 31 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (17.47%) Veritas File System
4 16 (9.64%) Oracle RMAN
5 15 (9.04%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (7.23%) PowerHA
7 4 (2.41%) Squid
7 4 (2.41%) Active Directory
8 3 (1.81%) Xen
8 3 (1.81%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.20%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.60%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (8.43%) CA SiteMinder
2 11 (6.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (6.02%) Control-M
4 8 (4.82%) ITRS Geneos
5 7 (4.22%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.81%) YUM
6 3 (1.81%) Foglight
7 2 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.60%) SCCM
8 1 (0.60%) SCOM
8 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 80 (48.19%) Oracle
2 65 (39.16%) Sun
3 47 (28.31%) Red Hat
4 43 (25.90%) VMware
5 42 (25.30%) Veritas
6 41 (24.70%) EMC
7 36 (21.69%) Sybase
8 21 (12.65%) Sage
8 21 (12.65%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (12.05%) Fujitsu
10 17 (10.24%) Progress
11 16 (9.64%) Symantec
11 16 (9.64%) CA
12 14 (8.43%) IBM
12 14 (8.43%) HP
13 12 (7.23%) NetApp
14 11 (6.63%) Hyperion
15 9 (5.42%) StorageTek
16 6 (3.61%) Citrix
17 4 (2.41%) Capita
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