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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 162 191 144
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -47
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 59 25 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.02% 0.46% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 2.23% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 58 25 55
Average salary £52,500 £43,250 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.38% +5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
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
1240 1123 1312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.48% 20.58% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 983 1095
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Birmingham +13 38 £52,500 +28.04% 3
Coventry -8 9 £58,500 +14.14%
Staffordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £43,596 -
Solihull - 2 £26,750 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 95 (83.33%) Linux
2 74 (64.91%) UNIX
3 70 (61.40%) SQL
4 69 (60.53%) Oracle
5 52 (45.61%) Windows
6 45 (39.47%) Tivoli
7 42 (36.84%) Perl
8 37 (32.46%) Tomcat
8 37 (32.46%) IBM
9 35 (30.70%) J2EE
10 33 (28.95%) AIX
11 32 (28.07%) SQL Server
12 30 (26.32%) Java
13 29 (25.44%) IIS
14 28 (24.56%) DevOps
15 27 (23.68%) Red Hat
16 26 (22.81%) ITIL
17 25 (21.93%) Web Services
18 24 (21.05%) WebSphere
18 24 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
19 22 (19.30%) Nagios
20 21 (18.42%) MS Excel
21 20 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
21 20 (17.54%) Firewall
22 19 (16.67%) Business Objects
22 19 (16.67%) .NET
23 18 (15.79%) MQSeries
23 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
24 17 (14.91%) ISPF
24 17 (14.91%) CICS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 37 (32.46%) Tomcat
2 29 (25.44%) IIS
3 24 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 24 (21.05%) WebSphere
4 18 (15.79%) MQSeries
5 17 (14.91%) CICS
6 5 (4.39%) Apache
7 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 21 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.54%) Firewall
2 12 (10.53%) OSPF
2 12 (10.53%) BGP
3 11 (9.65%) Internet
4 9 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.14%) HTTP
6 6 (5.26%) Multicast
7 4 (3.51%) EIGRP
7 4 (3.51%) VPN
8 3 (2.63%) DNS
8 3 (2.63%) SAN
8 3 (2.63%) LDAP
8 3 (2.63%) ATM
8 3 (2.63%) LAN
8 3 (2.63%) WAN
8 3 (2.63%) TACACS
8 3 (2.63%) MPLS
8 3 (2.63%) DMVPN
8 3 (2.63%) Converged Networks
8 3 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.07%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.91%) DB2
3 15 (13.16%) Relational Database
4 14 (12.28%) RDBMS
5 11 (9.65%) MySQL
6 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Ant
1 7 (6.14%) Maven
2 4 (3.51%) Subversion
3 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.88%) JUnit
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.88%) Toad
4 1 (0.88%) ProC
4 1 (0.88%) Log4j
General
1 15 (13.16%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Banking
3 4 (3.51%) Retail
4 3 (2.63%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.63%) Private Banking
4 3 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Automotive
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (21.93%) Administrator
2 22 (19.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (15.79%) Applications Support
4 17 (14.91%) Technical Consultant
4 17 (14.91%) Consultant
5 12 (10.53%) DBA
6 11 (9.65%) Developer
6 11 (9.65%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (9.65%) Architect
7 9 (7.89%) Server Administrator
8 8 (7.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Project Manager
8 8 (7.02%) SQL Server DBA
8 8 (7.02%) SQL DBA
9 7 (6.14%) Team Leader
10 6 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
10 6 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
10 6 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.26%) Application Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.70%) J2EE
2 25 (21.93%) Web Services
3 19 (16.67%) .NET
4 17 (14.91%) WebSphere MQ
4 17 (14.91%) ISPF
5 9 (7.89%) jQuery
6 8 (7.02%) Hibernate
6 8 (7.02%) Spring
6 8 (7.02%) HTML
6 8 (7.02%) SOAP
7 7 (6.14%) Struts
7 7 (6.14%) CSS
7 7 (6.14%) REST
7 7 (6.14%) JSON
7 7 (6.14%) Servlets
7 7 (6.14%) Ajax
8 6 (5.26%) Semantic HTML
8 6 (5.26%) JSP
8 6 (5.26%) XHTML
9 4 (3.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.91%) Mainframe
2 8 (7.02%) Clustering
3 7 (6.14%) Web 2.0
4 6 (5.26%) User Experience
4 6 (5.26%) W3C
4 6 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.39%) Private Cloud
5 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.88%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) Informatics
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) LPAR
7 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (83.33%) Linux
2 74 (64.91%) UNIX
3 52 (45.61%) Windows
4 33 (28.95%) AIX
5 17 (14.91%) MVS
6 15 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (6.14%) HPUX
8 5 (4.39%) CentOS
8 5 (4.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.51%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.75%) zOS
10 2 (1.75%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.88%) OS/400
11 1 (0.88%) OS/390
11 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.56%) DevOps
2 26 (22.81%) ITIL
3 20 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.91%) SOA
5 16 (14.04%) Scrum
5 16 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.16%) Kanban
7 11 (9.65%) Project Management
8 10 (8.77%) Software Deployment
9 8 (7.02%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (7.02%) Time Management
9 8 (7.02%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.14%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.14%) Incident Management
10 7 (6.14%) Change Control
11 6 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (5.26%) Workflow
11 6 (5.26%) Service Management
12 5 (4.39%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 70 (61.40%) SQL
2 42 (36.84%) Perl
3 30 (26.32%) Java
4 17 (14.91%) Python
4 17 (14.91%) JCL
5 16 (14.04%) PowerShell
6 15 (13.16%) Shell Script
7 9 (7.89%) JavaScript
7 9 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 9 (7.89%) COBOL
8 5 (4.39%) Tcl
9 3 (2.63%) C#
10 2 (1.75%) C
10 2 (1.75%) Korn
11 1 (0.88%) XPath
11 1 (0.88%) VBScript
11 1 (0.88%) VB
11 1 (0.88%) VBA
11 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.02%) CCNP
3 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.14%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.39%) CCNA
5 4 (3.51%) CCSA
6 3 (2.63%) CCSE
6 3 (2.63%) Degree
7 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.75%) RHCE
7 2 (1.75%) PMP
7 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.88%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.88%) CEH
8 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.88%) CCA
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.88%) CCEA
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.88%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) SLA
2 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) Firmware
1 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.39%) vSphere
3 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.88%) NFS
4 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (39.47%) Tivoli
2 22 (19.30%) Nagios
3 15 (13.16%) BladeLogic
3 15 (13.16%) Ansible
3 15 (13.16%) Unicenter
4 12 (10.53%) Control-M
5 2 (1.75%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.88%) Foglight
6 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.88%) Nessus
6 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.88%) Ionix
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 69 (60.53%) Oracle
2 37 (32.46%) IBM
3 27 (23.68%) Red Hat
4 19 (16.67%) Business Objects
5 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 16 (14.04%) Cisco
7 13 (11.40%) CheckPoint
8 9 (7.89%) VMware
9 5 (4.39%) Sun
9 5 (4.39%) F5
10 3 (2.63%) Netezza
10 3 (2.63%) Nokia
10 3 (2.63%) Remedy
11 2 (1.75%) CA
11 2 (1.75%) EMC
11 2 (1.75%) Sybase
12 1 (0.88%) Citrix
12 1 (0.88%) Interwoven
12 1 (0.88%) Juniper
12 1 (0.88%) NetApp
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