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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 201 184 189
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 38 52 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.88% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.32% 4.25% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 20 49 33
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +19.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,291 £36,600 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -1.11%
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
1146 1224 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.00% 20.66% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1087 954
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,650 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -24 21 £39,323 -25.09%
Coventry +10 9 £48,000 -25.29% 1
Shropshire -7 4 £48,750 +21.87% 3
Warwickshire - 4 £45,000 - 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 58 (96.67%) Linux
2 46 (76.67%) Oracle
3 43 (71.67%) Unix
4 34 (56.67%) Apache
5 27 (45.00%) Degree
6 26 (43.33%) Red Hat
7 25 (41.67%) SAN
7 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 24 (40.00%) SQL
8 24 (40.00%) Veritas
8 24 (40.00%) Oracle ZFS
9 22 (36.67%) Sun
10 21 (35.00%) MySQL
11 20 (33.33%) IBM
11 20 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
12 18 (30.00%) ITIL
12 18 (30.00%) Perl
12 18 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (30.00%) Oracle Database
13 17 (28.33%) Computer Science
13 17 (28.33%) AIX
13 17 (28.33%) SUSE
13 17 (28.33%) Line Management
14 16 (26.67%) Finance
14 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
14 16 (26.67%) SharePoint
15 14 (23.33%) Internet
15 14 (23.33%) Shell Script
15 14 (23.33%) Service Delivery
15 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (56.67%) Apache
2 16 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 12 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 9 (15.00%) Tomcat
5 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (13.33%) Moodle
6 5 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (5.00%) IIS
8 3 (5.00%) MindAlign
8 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (6.67%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (41.67%) SAN
2 14 (23.33%) Internet
3 11 (18.33%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.33%) Firewall
5 5 (8.33%) SSL
6 4 (6.67%) LAN
6 4 (6.67%) Symposium
6 4 (6.67%) WAN
7 3 (5.00%) IMAP
7 3 (5.00%) Intranet
7 3 (5.00%) LDAP
7 3 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (5.00%) S/MIME
7 3 (5.00%) SMTP
8 2 (3.33%) DHCP
8 2 (3.33%) DNS
8 2 (3.33%) WLAN
9 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (35.00%) MySQL
3 18 (30.00%) Oracle Database
4 13 (21.67%) DB2
5 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
8 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.67%) Big Data
10 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 13 (21.67%) Publishing
3 7 (11.67%) Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Retail
5 3 (5.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Automotive
7 1 (1.67%) Back Office
7 1 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Front Office
7 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Technical Specialist
2 14 (23.33%) Technical Leader
3 6 (10.00%) Administrator
3 6 (10.00%) DBA
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 5 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
5 4 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Service Desk Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Messaging Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Service Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) LAMP
2 10 (16.67%) Web Services
3 5 (8.33%) Middleware
4 4 (6.67%) .NET
5 3 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (3.33%) COM
6 2 (3.33%) XML
7 1 (1.67%) CSS
7 1 (1.67%) CSS3
7 1 (1.67%) D-Bus
7 1 (1.67%) HTML
7 1 (1.67%) HTML5
7 1 (1.67%) J2EE
7 1 (1.67%) JDBC
7 1 (1.67%) JMS
7 1 (1.67%) Lucene
7 1 (1.67%) ODBC
7 1 (1.67%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Computer Science
2 13 (21.67%) Clustering
2 13 (21.67%) CMDB
2 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
3 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.67%) PKI
5 3 (5.00%) HP Superdome
6 2 (3.33%) Replication
6 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.67%) Linked Data
7 1 (1.67%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (96.67%) Linux
2 43 (71.67%) Unix
3 18 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (28.33%) AIX
4 17 (28.33%) SUSE
5 11 (18.33%) Windows
6 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
7 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (6.67%) CentOS
8 4 (6.67%) HPUX
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) ITIL
2 17 (28.33%) Line Management
3 14 (23.33%) Service Delivery
3 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
4 13 (21.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (21.67%) Migration
4 13 (21.67%) Performance Analysis
4 13 (21.67%) Presales
4 13 (21.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 13 (21.67%) Technical Architecture
4 13 (21.67%) TOGAF
4 13 (21.67%) Zachman Framework
5 9 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (11.67%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (11.67%) Coaching
7 7 (11.67%) E-business
7 7 (11.67%) High Availability
8 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 4 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) SQL
2 18 (30.00%) Perl
3 14 (23.33%) Shell Script
4 8 (13.33%) C#
4 8 (13.33%) Korn
5 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.00%) Python
7 2 (3.33%) Java
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.67%) PHP
8 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.67%) Ruby
8 1 (1.67%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 27 (45.00%) Degree
2 13 (21.67%) ISEB
3 2 (3.33%) CCNA
3 2 (3.33%) CCSA
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.33%) JNCIA
3 2 (3.33%) JNCIS
3 2 (3.33%) MCSA
3 2 (3.33%) MCSE
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (21.67%) Firmware
3 12 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (18.33%) NFS
4 11 (18.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (5.00%) Sendmail
6 3 (5.00%) XenApp
7 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (40.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 20 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (21.67%) NetBackup
3 13 (21.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (21.67%) Unicenter
4 11 (18.33%) SCCM
5 8 (13.33%) Simpana
6 5 (8.33%) Data Guard
7 4 (6.67%) Puppet
8 3 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (3.33%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (3.33%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (1.67%) Control-M
10 1 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.67%) OMEGAMON
10 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (76.67%) Oracle
2 26 (43.33%) Red Hat
3 24 (40.00%) Veritas
4 22 (36.67%) Sun
5 20 (33.33%) IBM
6 13 (21.67%) CA
6 13 (21.67%) NetApp
7 10 (16.67%) HP
8 9 (15.00%) CommVault
8 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.00%) Netezza
9 6 (10.00%) VMware
10 5 (8.33%) Cisco
11 4 (6.67%) 3PAR
11 4 (6.67%) Citrix
12 3 (5.00%) Proofpoint
13 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
13 2 (3.33%) Finjan
13 2 (3.33%) Juniper
13 2 (3.33%) Palo Alto
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