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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 145 101 98
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -3
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 63 94 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.23% 2.29% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.98% 9.81% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 36 72 87
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,875 £25,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £54,000 £50,050
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,164 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -4.08%
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
1265 958 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.76% 23.30% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 790 1031
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 26 £100,000 - 1
Birmingham -64 10 £48,500 -3.00% 3
Warwickshire -6 5 £42,500 +70.00%
Solihull -16 1 £42,500 +66.66% 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 115 (80.42%) Linux
2 99 (69.23%) UNIX
3 75 (52.45%) SQL
4 64 (44.76%) Oracle
5 45 (31.47%) Windows
5 45 (31.47%) Tomcat
6 40 (27.97%) SQL Server
7 36 (25.17%) Perl
7 36 (25.17%) Red Hat
8 34 (23.78%) Microsoft
9 32 (22.38%) PL/SQL
10 31 (21.68%) J2EE
11 29 (20.28%) Tivoli
11 29 (20.28%) Finance
12 28 (19.58%) IIS
12 28 (19.58%) MS Excel
12 28 (19.58%) DevOps
13 27 (18.88%) Relational Database
13 27 (18.88%) Dynamics AX
13 27 (18.88%) Time Management
14 26 (18.18%) Oracle Database
15 25 (17.48%) RDBMS
16 24 (16.78%) Cisco
16 24 (16.78%) SAN
16 24 (16.78%) Firewall
17 23 (16.08%) ITIL
18 22 (15.38%) CheckPoint
19 21 (14.69%) NetApp
19 21 (14.69%) Cisco Certification
20 20 (13.99%) CCNP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 45 (31.47%) Tomcat
2 28 (19.58%) IIS
3 10 (6.99%) Apache
4 7 (4.90%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.40%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.40%) CICS
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 28 (19.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (18.88%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.80%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.78%) SAN
1 24 (16.78%) Firewall
2 17 (11.89%) OSPF
2 17 (11.89%) BGP
3 10 (6.99%) LAN
3 10 (6.99%) WAN
4 8 (5.59%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.59%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (4.90%) Network Security
5 7 (4.90%) VPN
5 7 (4.90%) LDAP
6 6 (4.20%) Internet
7 4 (2.80%) ATM
7 4 (2.80%) EIGRP
7 4 (2.80%) TACACS
7 4 (2.80%) Wireless
7 4 (2.80%) Frame Relay
7 4 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (2.80%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (2.80%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.97%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.88%) Relational Database
3 26 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 25 (17.48%) RDBMS
5 20 (13.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.80%) Essbase
8 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.80%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (2.80%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (2.80%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.40%) DB2
10 1 (0.70%) MySQL
10 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.40%) Toad
1 2 (1.40%) ProC
2 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (20.28%) Finance
2 1 (0.70%) Banking
2 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (29.37%) Administrator
2 34 (23.78%) DBA
3 21 (14.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (13.99%) Server Administrator
5 19 (13.29%) SQL Server DBA
5 19 (13.29%) SQL DBA
6 18 (12.59%) Applications Support
7 17 (11.89%) Analyst
7 17 (11.89%) Firewall Engineer
8 14 (9.79%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (9.79%) Team Leader
9 12 (8.39%) Oracle DBA
9 12 (8.39%) Consultant
10 8 (5.59%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (4.90%) UNIX Team Leader
12 6 (4.20%) UNIX Consultant
12 6 (4.20%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 6 (4.20%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.68%) J2EE
2 17 (11.89%) .NET
3 13 (9.09%) Web Services
4 5 (3.50%) Middleware
5 2 (1.40%) ISPF
5 2 (1.40%) Java EE
5 2 (1.40%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.70%) jQuery
6 1 (0.70%) XML
6 1 (0.70%) CGI
6 1 (0.70%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.70%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.70%) Spring
6 1 (0.70%) HTML
6 1 (0.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) Clustering
2 6 (4.20%) Open Source
3 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.40%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.40%) LPAR
6 1 (0.70%) HACMP
6 1 (0.70%) Replication
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 115 (80.42%) Linux
2 99 (69.23%) UNIX
3 45 (31.47%) Windows
4 14 (9.79%) AIX
5 8 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.50%) CentOS
6 5 (3.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.40%) MVS
7 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.70%) OS/400
8 1 (0.70%) zOS
8 1 (0.70%) HPUX
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.70%) SUSE
8 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.58%) DevOps
2 27 (18.88%) Time Management
3 23 (16.08%) ITIL
4 16 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (10.49%) Scrum
5 15 (10.49%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (9.79%) Kanban
7 13 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 11 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (7.69%) Migration
9 10 (6.99%) Problem Management
9 10 (6.99%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (6.29%) Software Deployment
11 8 (5.59%) Load Balancing
12 7 (4.90%) SOA
13 6 (4.20%) Configuration Management
13 6 (4.20%) Change Management
13 6 (4.20%) Validation
13 6 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 75 (52.45%) SQL
2 36 (25.17%) Perl
3 32 (22.38%) PL/SQL
4 16 (11.19%) Shell Script
5 15 (10.49%) Python
5 15 (10.49%) Tcl
6 14 (9.79%) PowerShell
7 11 (7.69%) Java
8 10 (6.99%) Korn
9 8 (5.59%) C
10 2 (1.40%) C#
10 2 (1.40%) C++
10 2 (1.40%) JCL
10 2 (1.40%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.70%) ABAP
11 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (14.69%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (13.99%) CCNP
3 18 (12.59%) Security Cleared
4 15 (10.49%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.59%) OCA
5 8 (5.59%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (5.59%) CCSA
6 4 (2.80%) CCSE
6 4 (2.80%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (2.10%) Degree
8 2 (1.40%) VCP4
9 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.70%) CCNA
9 1 (0.70%) CCA
9 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.70%) CCEA
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.70%) MCSD
9 1 (0.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) SLA
1 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (5.59%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (4.90%) NFS
4 6 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (3.50%) vSphere
6 3 (2.10%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (20.28%) Tivoli
2 19 (13.29%) Nagios
3 15 (10.49%) Ansible
3 15 (10.49%) BladeLogic
4 14 (9.79%) Unicenter
5 11 (7.69%) Control-M
6 8 (5.59%) Data Guard
7 4 (2.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (2.10%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.40%) Foglight
10 1 (0.70%) Salt
10 1 (0.70%) yum
10 1 (0.70%) Puppet
10 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (44.76%) Oracle
2 36 (25.17%) Red Hat
3 34 (23.78%) Microsoft
4 24 (16.78%) Cisco
5 22 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 21 (14.69%) NetApp
7 17 (11.89%) IBM
8 12 (8.39%) CommVault
8 12 (8.39%) Veritas
9 9 (6.29%) VMware
9 9 (6.29%) Netezza
10 7 (4.90%) Sun
11 5 (3.50%) Juniper
11 5 (3.50%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.80%) Remedy
12 4 (2.80%) Hyperion
12 4 (2.80%) Nokia
13 3 (2.10%) CA
13 3 (2.10%) F5
14 2 (1.40%) Sybase
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago