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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 146 122 150
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +28
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 69 88 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 1.61% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.35% 6.37% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 63 83 39
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1289 1381 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.36% 25.23% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1199 990
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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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 -35 38 £50,000 - 1
Warwickshire +26 15 £44,000 +144.44%
Coventry - 10 £52,500 - 1
Solihull -1 2 £52,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 70 (70.71%) UNIX
2 67 (67.68%) Linux
3 49 (49.49%) Oracle
4 44 (44.44%) AIX
5 35 (35.35%) Finance
6 32 (32.32%) Windows
7 30 (30.30%) IBM
8 29 (29.29%) Clustering
9 24 (24.24%) Perl
9 24 (24.24%) SAN
10 23 (23.23%) Shell Script
10 23 (23.23%) VMware
11 22 (22.22%) Tomcat
11 22 (22.22%) Oracle Database
12 21 (21.21%) Java
13 20 (20.20%) NetApp
14 19 (19.19%) Sun
14 19 (19.19%) Firewall
15 16 (16.16%) Cisco
15 16 (16.16%) EMC
16 15 (15.15%) WebLogic
16 15 (15.15%) Apache
16 15 (15.15%) CheckPoint
16 15 (15.15%) SUSE
17 14 (14.14%) HPUX
17 14 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
17 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
17 14 (14.14%) Performance Tuning
18 13 (13.13%) SQL
18 13 (13.13%) CCNP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 22 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 15 (15.15%) WebLogic
2 15 (15.15%) Apache
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (5.05%) SAS
5 3 (3.03%) IIS
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.24%) SAN
2 19 (19.19%) Firewall
3 13 (13.13%) OSPF
3 13 (13.13%) BGP
4 12 (12.12%) LAN
4 12 (12.12%) WAN
5 11 (11.11%) DNS
6 10 (10.10%) LDAP
6 10 (10.10%) NAS
7 9 (9.09%) VLAN
7 9 (9.09%) FCoE
7 9 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (9.09%) iSCSI
7 9 (9.09%) Internet
7 9 (9.09%) SMTP
7 9 (9.09%) DHCP
7 9 (9.09%) FTP
7 9 (9.09%) SNMP
8 8 (8.08%) Network Security
8 8 (8.08%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.05%) Base SAS
4 5 (5.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 5 (5.05%) DB2
4 5 (5.05%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.02%) Informix
7 1 (1.01%) MySQL
7 1 (1.01%) OLAP
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) ProC
2 3 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 35 (35.35%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Legal
3 3 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (30.30%) Administrator
2 19 (19.19%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (13.13%) Firewall Engineer
4 11 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 11 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
5 10 (10.10%) DBA
6 9 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (7.07%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.07%) Team Leader
7 7 (7.07%) Solaris Administrator
8 6 (6.06%) UNIX Team Leader
8 6 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (5.05%) AIX Administrator
9 5 (5.05%) SAS Administrator
10 4 (4.04%) Web Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.04%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (4.04%) Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Consultant
11 3 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.10%) Middleware
2 9 (9.09%) HTML
3 7 (7.07%) Web Services
4 6 (6.06%) J2EE
5 4 (4.04%) Java EE
6 3 (3.03%) .NET
7 2 (2.02%) COM
7 2 (2.02%) XML
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.01%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.29%) Clustering
2 9 (9.09%) CLARiiON
3 5 (5.05%) Open Source
4 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.03%) LPAR
4 3 (3.03%) HACMP
5 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (1.01%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 70 (70.71%) UNIX
2 67 (67.68%) Linux
3 44 (44.44%) AIX
4 32 (32.32%) Windows
5 15 (15.15%) SUSE
6 14 (14.14%) HPUX
7 10 (10.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (8.08%) Windows 2000
9 5 (5.05%) VMS
10 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.14%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (11.11%) ITIL
2 11 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 11 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 10 (10.10%) Migration
4 9 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.09%) Change Management
4 9 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (8.08%) Web Development
5 8 (8.08%) Load Balancing
5 8 (8.08%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (7.07%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (5.05%) Low Latency
7 5 (5.05%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 5 (5.05%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.03%) OOP
8 3 (3.03%) OO
8 3 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.03%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.24%) Perl
2 23 (23.23%) Shell Script
3 21 (21.21%) Java
4 13 (13.13%) SQL
4 13 (13.13%) Tcl
4 13 (13.13%) Korn
5 12 (12.12%) C
6 9 (9.09%) C++
7 4 (4.04%) C#
8 3 (3.03%) PHP
8 3 (3.03%) Ruby
9 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.02%) Python
9 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.13%) CCNP
3 8 (8.08%) Check Point Certification
3 8 (8.08%) CCSA
4 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.04%) SAS Certification
6 2 (2.02%) Degree
7 1 (1.01%) PMP
7 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.01%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.12%) PowerHA
3 6 (6.06%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.02%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.02%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) CA SiteMinder
1 8 (8.08%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.03%) YUM
2 3 (3.03%) Foglight
3 2 (2.02%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 49 (49.49%) Oracle
2 30 (30.30%) IBM
3 23 (23.23%) VMware
4 20 (20.20%) NetApp
5 19 (19.19%) Sun
6 16 (16.16%) EMC
6 16 (16.16%) Cisco
7 15 (15.15%) CheckPoint
8 13 (13.13%) HP
9 11 (11.11%) Red Hat
10 9 (9.09%) StorageTek
10 9 (9.09%) Juniper
10 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 9 (9.09%) Fujitsu
11 8 (8.08%) Blue Coat
11 8 (8.08%) CA
11 8 (8.08%) Veritas
12 6 (6.06%) Netezza
13 5 (5.05%) Axway
13 5 (5.05%) CommVault
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Trinity
Salary: £40,000 - £48,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £43,584 to £59,926 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago