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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 33 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 3.04% 0.23% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.45% 0.71% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
67 140 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 29.13% 31.89% 33.10%
Number of salaries quoted 58 132 121
Average salary £43,750 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.50% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) Linux
1 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 11 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Puppet
4 6 (42.86%) Perl
4 6 (42.86%) Python
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 5 (35.71%) Ruby
6 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) SLA
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 2 (14.29%) HP
8 2 (14.29%) Dell
8 2 (14.29%) Citrix
8 2 (14.29%) CCA
8 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (14.29%) Nagios
8 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Development Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
1 1 (7.14%) Equities
1 1 (7.14%) Derivative
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) SUSE
4 1 (7.14%) Debian
4 1 (7.14%) Fedora
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Perl
1 6 (42.86%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCA
1 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) XenApp
1 2 (14.29%) XenServer
1 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Cobbler
2 2 (14.29%) Nagios
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Dell
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Nimsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Patsystems
4 1 (7.14%) GL TRADE
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Fidessa
4 1 (7.14%) NYFIX