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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 177 142 123
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -19
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 41 71 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 1.32% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.71% 5.55% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 38 65 78
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
1104 1279 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.61% 23.84% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1115 1206
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -4 24 £54,250 +5.85% 3
Coventry -13 8 £43,893 -16.39%
Solihull +13 4 £37,500 -27.88%
Staffordshire +4 2 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -3 1 £43,596 +34.14%
Shropshire -5 1 £40,000 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (79.78%) UNIX
1 71 (79.78%) Linux
2 54 (60.67%) Oracle
3 41 (46.07%) SQL
4 35 (39.33%) IBM
5 34 (38.20%) AIX
6 33 (37.08%) Java
6 33 (37.08%) Perl
7 31 (34.83%) Windows
8 24 (26.97%) Web Services
9 22 (24.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 22 (24.72%) WebSphere
10 21 (23.60%) Finance
11 20 (22.47%) Red Hat
11 20 (22.47%) Shell Script
12 18 (20.22%) Tivoli
12 18 (20.22%) BusinessObjects
13 17 (19.10%) Firewall
14 16 (17.98%) MQSeries
14 16 (17.98%) SOA
15 15 (16.85%) Tomcat
15 15 (16.85%) ITIL
15 15 (16.85%) DB2
15 15 (16.85%) HTML
15 15 (16.85%) Mainframe
15 15 (16.85%) WebSphere MQ
15 15 (16.85%) JCL
15 15 (16.85%) CICS
15 15 (16.85%) MVS
15 15 (16.85%) ISPF

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (24.72%) WebSphere Application Server
1 22 (24.72%) WebSphere
2 16 (17.98%) MQSeries
3 15 (16.85%) CICS
3 15 (16.85%) Tomcat
4 9 (10.11%) Apache
5 5 (5.62%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.12%) IIS
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.10%) Firewall
2 12 (13.48%) OSPF
2 12 (13.48%) BGP
2 12 (13.48%) Internet
3 9 (10.11%) SAN
4 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.87%) HTTP
6 6 (6.74%) LDAP
6 6 (6.74%) Multicast
7 3 (3.37%) Network Security
8 2 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.25%) DNS
8 2 (2.25%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.12%) WebEx
9 1 (1.12%) Extranet
9 1 (1.12%) SNMP
9 1 (1.12%) VPN
9 1 (1.12%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.12%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.22%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (16.85%) DB2
3 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
4 11 (12.36%) MySQL
5 10 (11.24%) Oracle Database
6 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
7 7 (7.87%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.37%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Ant
1 7 (7.87%) Maven
2 4 (4.49%) Subversion
3 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.12%) JUnit
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.12%) Log4j
General
1 21 (23.60%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Private Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Automotive
5 1 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (17.98%) Consultant
2 15 (16.85%) Technical Consultant
3 13 (14.61%) Administrator
4 10 (11.24%) Architect
5 8 (8.99%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.99%) Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.87%) Technical Specialist
6 7 (7.87%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (7.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.74%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) UNIX Administrator
9 4 (4.49%) Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.37%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.37%) Senior UNIX Administrator
11 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Applications Support
11 2 (2.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 2 (2.25%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.97%) Web Services
2 15 (16.85%) WebSphere MQ
2 15 (16.85%) HTML
2 15 (16.85%) ISPF
3 8 (8.99%) Ajax
3 8 (8.99%) jQuery
3 8 (8.99%) J2EE
3 8 (8.99%) CSS
4 7 (7.87%) Servlets
4 7 (7.87%) SOAP
4 7 (7.87%) Struts
4 7 (7.87%) REST
4 7 (7.87%) Hibernate
4 7 (7.87%) Spring
4 7 (7.87%) JSON
5 6 (6.74%) JSP
5 6 (6.74%) Semantic HTML
5 6 (6.74%) XHTML
6 5 (5.62%) .NET
7 4 (4.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Mainframe
2 8 (8.99%) Clustering
3 7 (7.87%) Web 2.0
4 6 (6.74%) User Experience
4 6 (6.74%) W3C
4 6 (6.74%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.62%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) Informatics
6 1 (1.12%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 71 (79.78%) UNIX
1 71 (79.78%) Linux
2 34 (38.20%) AIX
3 31 (34.83%) Windows
4 15 (16.85%) MVS
4 15 (16.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (10.11%) HPUX
6 6 (6.74%) Windows 2000
6 6 (6.74%) SUSE
7 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.62%) CentOS
7 5 (5.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.37%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.12%) OS/390
11 1 (1.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.98%) SOA
2 15 (16.85%) ITIL
3 11 (12.36%) Project Management
4 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
4 8 (8.99%) Incident Management
5 7 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.87%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (6.74%) Workflow
6 6 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.62%) Change Management
7 5 (5.62%) Web Development
7 5 (5.62%) Change Control
7 5 (5.62%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.49%) Service Management
8 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.37%) UML
9 3 (3.37%) RAD
9 3 (3.37%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.07%) SQL
2 33 (37.08%) Java
2 33 (37.08%) Perl
3 20 (22.47%) Shell Script
4 15 (16.85%) JCL
5 9 (10.11%) COBOL
5 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.99%) Korn
7 5 (5.62%) Tcl
8 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.37%) Python
9 2 (2.25%) C
10 1 (1.12%) C#
10 1 (1.12%) C++
10 1 (1.12%) VBScript
10 1 (1.12%) VB
10 1 (1.12%) VBA
10 1 (1.12%) PHP
10 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) CCNP
3 5 (5.62%) CCNA
4 2 (2.25%) PMP
4 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.25%) RHCE
5 1 (1.12%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) CCSA
5 1 (1.12%) CEH
5 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.87%) Firmware
3 5 (5.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (5.62%) vSphere
4 3 (3.37%) NFS
5 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.25%) Xen
5 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (20.22%) Tivoli
2 9 (10.11%) Nagios
3 6 (6.74%) CA Single Sign-On
3 6 (6.74%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (3.37%) Legato
4 3 (3.37%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.25%) Zenoss
5 2 (2.25%) Puppet
5 2 (2.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (2.25%) Netcool
5 2 (2.25%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (1.12%) Control-M
6 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.12%) Nessus
6 1 (1.12%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.12%) Ansible
6 1 (1.12%) Ionix
6 1 (1.12%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.12%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 54 (60.67%) Oracle
2 35 (39.33%) IBM
3 20 (22.47%) Red Hat
4 14 (15.73%) Cisco
5 11 (12.36%) VMware
5 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
6 10 (11.24%) CheckPoint
6 10 (11.24%) CA
7 9 (10.11%) Sun
8 6 (6.74%) NetApp
9 5 (5.62%) Veritas
9 5 (5.62%) F5
9 5 (5.62%) Sybase
10 4 (4.49%) HP
11 3 (3.37%) CommVault
11 3 (3.37%) Netezza
12 2 (2.25%) Nimsoft
12 2 (2.25%) SAP
13 1 (1.12%) Mercator
13 1 (1.12%) Symantec
Birmingham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago