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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 167 133 96
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -37
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 52 59 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 1.20% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.10% 5.35% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 31 51 101
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
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
1267 1102 1189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.83% 22.43% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 965 1018
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Coventry +2 26 £55,000 +7.31% 1
Birmingham -21 20 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Warwickshire -9 3 £49,500 +16.47%
Solihull 0 2 £42,500 +66.66%
Staffordshire -2 1 £49,500 -31.72%
Worcestershire - 1 £49,500 - 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 98 (83.76%) Linux
2 83 (70.94%) SQL
3 77 (65.81%) UNIX
4 68 (58.12%) Oracle
5 42 (35.90%) Windows
6 39 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 38 (32.48%) J2EE
7 38 (32.48%) Tivoli
8 37 (31.62%) SQL Server
9 32 (27.35%) Perl
10 31 (26.50%) Red Hat
11 30 (25.64%) Microsoft
11 30 (25.64%) PL/SQL
12 29 (24.79%) IIS
12 29 (24.79%) DevOps
13 28 (23.93%) Relational Database
14 27 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
14 27 (23.08%) Time Management
15 26 (22.22%) RDBMS
16 23 (19.66%) MS Excel
17 21 (17.95%) ITIL
17 21 (17.95%) IBM
18 20 (17.09%) Java
18 20 (17.09%) SQL Server 2005
19 19 (16.24%) .NET
19 19 (16.24%) SQL Server 2008
20 18 (15.38%) Web Services
20 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
21 17 (14.53%) WebSphere
21 17 (14.53%) Continuous Integration

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 29 (24.79%) IIS
3 17 (14.53%) WebSphere
4 16 (13.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (9.40%) MQSeries
6 10 (8.55%) CICS
7 7 (5.98%) Apache
8 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 23 (19.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.11%) Firewall
2 9 (7.69%) OSPF
2 9 (7.69%) BGP
3 7 (5.98%) SAN
3 7 (5.98%) Internet
4 6 (5.13%) HTTP
5 5 (4.27%) EIGRP
6 4 (3.42%) TACACS
6 4 (3.42%) Wireless
6 4 (3.42%) Frame Relay
6 4 (3.42%) ATM
6 4 (3.42%) LAN
6 4 (3.42%) WAN
6 4 (3.42%) MPLS
6 4 (3.42%) VPN
6 4 (3.42%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (3.42%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (3.42%) DMVPN
7 3 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.62%) SQL Server
2 28 (23.93%) Relational Database
3 26 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 20 (17.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (16.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (13.68%) Oracle Database
7 10 (8.55%) DB2
8 7 (5.98%) MySQL
9 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.71%) Essbase
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.85%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Ant
1 6 (5.13%) Maven
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.71%) Toad
2 2 (1.71%) ProC
3 1 (0.85%) Log4j
3 1 (0.85%) Subversion
3 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.85%) JUnit
3 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Games
2 1 (0.85%) Banking
2 1 (0.85%) Retail
2 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (29.06%) Administrator
2 32 (27.35%) DBA
3 22 (18.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (17.09%) Server Administrator
5 19 (16.24%) SQL DBA
5 19 (16.24%) SQL Server DBA
6 18 (15.38%) Applications Support
7 13 (11.11%) Consultant
8 11 (9.40%) Developer
9 10 (8.55%) Analyst
9 10 (8.55%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (8.55%) Oracle DBA
9 10 (8.55%) Team Leader
10 8 (6.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.98%) Support Analyst
11 7 (5.98%) Firewall Engineer
12 6 (5.13%) Support Team Leader
12 6 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
13 5 (4.27%) Junior
13 5 (4.27%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (32.48%) J2EE
2 19 (16.24%) .NET
3 18 (15.38%) Web Services
4 10 (8.55%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (8.55%) ISPF
5 8 (6.84%) jQuery
6 7 (5.98%) Spring
6 7 (5.98%) Hibernate
6 7 (5.98%) SOAP
7 6 (5.13%) Struts
7 6 (5.13%) CSS
7 6 (5.13%) HTML
7 6 (5.13%) Servlets
7 6 (5.13%) Ajax
7 6 (5.13%) REST
7 6 (5.13%) JSON
8 5 (4.27%) Semantic HTML
8 5 (4.27%) JSP
8 5 (4.27%) Middleware
8 5 (4.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Mainframe
2 6 (5.13%) Web 2.0
3 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.27%) W3C
3 5 (4.27%) Open Source
3 5 (4.27%) User Experience
4 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.56%) Clustering
5 2 (1.71%) LPAR
6 1 (0.85%) Informatics
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) HACMP
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 98 (83.76%) Linux
2 77 (65.81%) UNIX
3 42 (35.90%) Windows
4 16 (13.68%) AIX
5 10 (8.55%) MVS
6 7 (5.98%) HPUX
7 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.85%) OS/400
8 1 (0.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.79%) DevOps
2 27 (23.08%) Time Management
3 21 (17.95%) ITIL
4 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (13.68%) Scrum
7 15 (12.82%) Kanban
8 13 (11.11%) SOA
9 10 (8.55%) Software Deployment
10 9 (7.69%) Incident Management
10 9 (7.69%) Problem Management
11 8 (6.84%) Migration
12 7 (5.98%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.98%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (5.13%) Validation
13 6 (5.13%) Configuration Management
13 6 (5.13%) Service Delivery
13 6 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (4.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (70.94%) SQL
2 32 (27.35%) Perl
3 30 (25.64%) PL/SQL
4 20 (17.09%) Java
5 17 (14.53%) Python
6 15 (12.82%) PowerShell
7 10 (8.55%) JCL
8 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.27%) Tcl
9 5 (4.27%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.56%) C
10 3 (2.56%) C#
11 2 (1.71%) C++
11 2 (1.71%) COBOL
11 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.85%) ABAP
12 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.85%) VBScript
12 1 (0.85%) Korn
12 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.69%) CCNP
3 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.84%) OCA
4 8 (6.84%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (3.42%) CCSA
5 4 (3.42%) CCSE
6 3 (2.56%) Degree
7 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) CEH
8 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.85%) CCNA
8 1 (0.85%) CCA
8 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.85%) CCEA
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.85%) MCSD
8 1 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) SLA
1 4 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.56%) NFS
3 2 (1.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.85%) Xen
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (32.48%) Tivoli
2 16 (13.68%) BladeLogic
2 16 (13.68%) Ansible
3 15 (12.82%) Unicenter
3 15 (12.82%) Nagios
4 12 (10.26%) Control-M
5 11 (9.40%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (6.84%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.71%) Foglight
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.85%) Nessus
8 1 (0.85%) yum
8 1 (0.85%) Ionix
8 1 (0.85%) Puppet
8 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 68 (58.12%) Oracle
2 31 (26.50%) Red Hat
3 30 (25.64%) Microsoft
4 21 (17.95%) IBM
5 13 (11.11%) Cisco
6 10 (8.55%) Business Objects
6 10 (8.55%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.27%) Sun
7 5 (4.27%) NetApp
8 4 (3.42%) Nokia
8 4 (3.42%) Remedy
9 3 (2.56%) VMware
10 2 (1.71%) EMC
10 2 (1.71%) Sybase
10 2 (1.71%) Veritas
10 2 (1.71%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.85%) SAP
11 1 (0.85%) Citrix
11 1 (0.85%) Interwoven
11 1 (0.85%) BMC
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