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Career Advise Needed ! Urgent

 
R Vishnukumar
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Hi all

Is System administration field is a nice field to choose with !Is that a evergreen field.

Now i am in a situation in my life to choose between two

1.Java developer

2.Solaris system administrator

How is system admin field in USA.How much is pay there for system admins after getting some experience there !

Also pls tell me whether scope of system admins in indian companies !

After gaining some 2 years experience how much we can expect in US and in India
 
Orem Hun
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Companies seem to move away from Solaris to much cheaper versions (Linux etc), for these skills the opportunities become less and less. Java usage is growing and there will be more and more opportunities.

Similar lines, there will be more with Java skills than solaris admin skills, so more competition. I would lean toward Java developer, you should also consider which one naturally appeals to you.
 
Abhijit Kumar
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If you can add Security skills with your Solaris Admin skills, it's a combination which will take you far.

AK
 
gopal venu
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HI,

I am having just 2 yrs exp..so i can not give u the guidance but i can tell u the present scenario.

Though people saying Java/J2EE field is growing but same time Pay is not as good as compare to other technologies .But every thing has its pros and cons.
Java/J2EE having large market so u can easily switch you job while Sun Solaris having limited market so u have to find hardly...but definately if u r good techie then u should go for Solaris ...so u can get better money there.

Now a days ppl paying 3.50-4.0 for 2+ J2EE ppl nd 5-7L for 5+ J2EE ppl.
Same time one person from my company got job at PCS (NOT A PAYMASTER),he is having 5+ exp in Sun Solaris and his package is 11L...

So now u can decied....

All the Best
 
Jay Shin
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How is system admin field in USA. How much is pay



Good - if you're U.S. citizen
Bad - if you're an H-1B alien
 
David C Mathew
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//now solaris 10 is open source and i heard article that solaris 10 is a Linux better than a Linux
// and I heard that In the world 80% of sys admin are in USA, if u r a alien in USA ur salary will be low.
 
David O'Meara
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David C Mathew, please try not to use abbreviations in your posts (u, r, ur) as they make posts harder to understand.

thanks,
Dave.
 
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