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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 163 180 125
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -55
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 47 29 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.55% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 2.59% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 45 29 66
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £34,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £46,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +6.97%
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
1176 1120 1171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.29% 21.22% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1048 993 988
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
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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 +2 29 £52,500 +21.38% 1
Coventry -2 10 £55,000 +4.76%
Staffordshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £43,596 -
Solihull +9 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Warwickshire -10 1 £49,500 +16.47%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 95 (87.16%) Linux
2 76 (69.72%) SQL
3 70 (64.22%) UNIX
4 65 (59.63%) Oracle
5 48 (44.04%) Windows
6 43 (39.45%) Tivoli
7 37 (33.94%) Perl
8 36 (33.03%) SQL Server
8 36 (33.03%) Tomcat
9 35 (32.11%) J2EE
10 30 (27.52%) IBM
10 30 (27.52%) Red Hat
11 29 (26.61%) IIS
11 29 (26.61%) DevOps
12 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
13 25 (22.94%) Java
14 24 (22.02%) MS Excel
15 23 (21.10%) AIX
15 23 (21.10%) Web Services
15 23 (21.10%) ITIL
15 23 (21.10%) WebSphere
16 22 (20.18%) WebSphere Application Server
17 20 (18.35%) Relational Database
18 19 (17.43%) PL/SQL
18 19 (17.43%) RDBMS
18 19 (17.43%) Nagios
18 19 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (17.43%) Time Management
18 19 (17.43%) Dynamics AX
19 18 (16.51%) .NET

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (33.03%) Tomcat
2 29 (26.61%) IIS
3 23 (21.10%) WebSphere
4 22 (20.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (14.68%) MQSeries
6 15 (13.76%) CICS
7 3 (2.75%) Apache
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (22.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.60%) Firewall
2 12 (11.01%) BGP
2 12 (11.01%) OSPF
3 9 (8.26%) Internet
4 7 (6.42%) HTTP
4 7 (6.42%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.59%) VPN
5 5 (4.59%) EIGRP
6 4 (3.67%) TACACS
6 4 (3.67%) MPLS
6 4 (3.67%) ATM
6 4 (3.67%) LAN
6 4 (3.67%) WAN
6 4 (3.67%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (3.67%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (3.67%) Network Security
6 4 (3.67%) Wireless
6 4 (3.67%) Frame Relay
6 4 (3.67%) DMVPN
6 4 (3.67%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.35%) Relational Database
3 19 (17.43%) RDBMS
4 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (13.76%) DB2
4 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (9.17%) MySQL
6 7 (6.42%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.83%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Maven
1 7 (6.42%) Ant
2 3 (2.75%) Subversion
3 2 (1.83%) Toad
3 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.92%) Log4j
4 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.92%) JUnit
4 1 (0.92%) ProC
General
1 10 (9.17%) Finance
2 2 (1.83%) Marketing
2 2 (1.83%) Banking
2 2 (1.83%) Retail
3 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.92%) Games
3 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.92%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (30.28%) Administrator
2 22 (20.18%) DBA
2 22 (20.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (16.51%) Applications Support
4 16 (14.68%) Server Administrator
5 15 (13.76%) Consultant
5 15 (13.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 15 (13.76%) SQL DBA
5 15 (13.76%) Technical Consultant
6 11 (10.09%) Developer
7 10 (9.17%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (7.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Team Leader
9 7 (6.42%) Firewall Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Support Team Leader
10 6 (5.50%) Application Support Team Leader
11 5 (4.59%) DevOps Administrator
11 5 (4.59%) UNIX Administrator
11 5 (4.59%) Architect
11 5 (4.59%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (32.11%) J2EE
2 23 (21.10%) Web Services
3 18 (16.51%) .NET
4 15 (13.76%) WebSphere MQ
4 15 (13.76%) ISPF
5 9 (8.26%) jQuery
6 8 (7.34%) SOAP
6 8 (7.34%) Spring
6 8 (7.34%) Hibernate
7 7 (6.42%) REST
7 7 (6.42%) Ajax
7 7 (6.42%) JSON
7 7 (6.42%) Struts
7 7 (6.42%) Servlets
7 7 (6.42%) CSS
7 7 (6.42%) HTML
8 6 (5.50%) JSP
8 6 (5.50%) XHTML
8 6 (5.50%) Semantic HTML
9 3 (2.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Mainframe
2 7 (6.42%) Clustering
2 7 (6.42%) Web 2.0
3 6 (5.50%) W3C
3 6 (5.50%) User Experience
4 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.75%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.83%) LPAR
8 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.92%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.92%) Replication
8 1 (0.92%) Informatics
8 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.92%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 95 (87.16%) Linux
2 70 (64.22%) UNIX
3 48 (44.04%) Windows
4 23 (21.10%) AIX
5 15 (13.76%) MVS
6 9 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (7.34%) HPUX
8 3 (2.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.75%) CentOS
8 3 (2.75%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.83%) zOS
10 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.92%) OS/400
10 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.92%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.61%) DevOps
2 23 (21.10%) ITIL
3 19 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.43%) Time Management
4 17 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (14.68%) Scrum
6 15 (13.76%) SOA
6 15 (13.76%) Kanban
7 10 (9.17%) Software Deployment
8 8 (7.34%) E-Commerce
8 8 (7.34%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.34%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (6.42%) Project Management
10 6 (5.50%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.50%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.50%) Validation
11 5 (4.59%) Change Control
11 5 (4.59%) Service Management
11 5 (4.59%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.59%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 76 (69.72%) SQL
2 37 (33.94%) Perl
3 25 (22.94%) Java
4 19 (17.43%) PL/SQL
5 17 (15.60%) Python
6 15 (13.76%) JCL
6 15 (13.76%) PowerShell
7 9 (8.26%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.42%) COBOL
9 6 (5.50%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.59%) Tcl
11 3 (2.75%) C#
12 2 (1.83%) C
13 1 (0.92%) XPath
13 1 (0.92%) VBScript
13 1 (0.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.26%) CCNP
3 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.59%) CCSA
5 4 (3.67%) CCNA
5 4 (3.67%) OCA
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (3.67%) CCSE
6 3 (2.75%) Degree
7 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.83%) PMP
7 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.92%) CEH
8 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.92%) MCSE
8 1 (0.92%) MCSD
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.92%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.75%) vSphere
3 2 (1.83%) Firmware
4 1 (0.92%) Xen
4 1 (0.92%) NFS
4 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 43 (39.45%) Tivoli
2 19 (17.43%) Nagios
3 16 (14.68%) BladeLogic
3 16 (14.68%) Ansible
4 15 (13.76%) Unicenter
5 12 (11.01%) Control-M
6 5 (4.59%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (3.67%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.83%) Foglight
9 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.92%) Salt
9 1 (0.92%) yum
9 1 (0.92%) Ionix
9 1 (0.92%) Puppet
9 1 (0.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 65 (59.63%) Oracle
2 30 (27.52%) IBM
2 30 (27.52%) Red Hat
3 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
4 16 (14.68%) Business Objects
5 15 (13.76%) Cisco
6 12 (11.01%) CheckPoint
7 7 (6.42%) VMware
8 5 (4.59%) Sun
9 4 (3.67%) Remedy
9 4 (3.67%) Nokia
10 3 (2.75%) F5
11 2 (1.83%) EMC
11 2 (1.83%) Netezza
12 1 (0.92%) Rapid7
12 1 (0.92%) hybris
12 1 (0.92%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.92%) Tripwire
12 1 (0.92%) Qualys
12 1 (0.92%) Sybase
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 6 days ago