The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking 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 49 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 7 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 1.99% 2.40% 3.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.61% 11.24% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 12
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £36,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Solaris
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Woking region.

Operating Systems Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
92 89 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 26.21% 21.39% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83 77 98
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -23.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Solaris
Salary Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Woking region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Woking

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Woking region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Woking

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
3 7 (77.78%) UNIX
4 6 (66.67%) Nagios
4 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco
5 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle
6 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
6 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
6 4 (44.44%) CCNA
6 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (44.44%) Juniper
7 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
7 3 (33.33%) SAN
7 3 (33.33%) Sun
7 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (22.22%) Cobbler
8 2 (22.22%) Server Building
8 2 (22.22%) HP
8 2 (22.22%) Puppet
8 2 (22.22%) VMware
9 1 (11.11%) SSH
9 1 (11.11%) Patsystems
9 1 (11.11%) GL TRADE
9 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
9 1 (11.11%) Fedora

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Informix
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Support
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Eurex
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) SUSE
4 1 (11.11%) Debian
4 1 (11.11%) Fedora
4 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Server Building
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
1 1 (11.11%) Samba
1 1 (11.11%) KVM
1 1 (11.11%) iptables
1 1 (11.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Cobbler
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (11.11%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) Sun
4 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Fidessa
6 1 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (11.11%) NYFIX
6 1 (11.11%) Patsystems
6 1 (11.11%) GL TRADE