The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 48 73 37
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -36
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 12 6 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.57% 0.85% 6.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.10% 2.25% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 14
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +31.86%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Solaris
Hampshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
169 267 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 36.19% 37.93% 35.51%
Number of salaries quoted 137 225 220
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £18,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Solaris
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) AIX
2 19 (73.08%) UNIX
3 16 (61.54%) Linux
4 15 (57.69%) IBM
5 10 (38.46%) Remedy
5 10 (38.46%) ITIL
5 10 (38.46%) Korn
6 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (34.62%) Middleware
6 9 (34.62%) DataPower
6 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
7 8 (30.77%) Perl
8 7 (26.92%) LDAP
8 7 (26.92%) Tivoli
8 7 (26.92%) CA Single Sign-On
9 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
9 6 (23.08%) SLA
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco
10 5 (19.23%) WSDL
10 5 (19.23%) SSL
10 5 (19.23%) Juniper
10 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (19.23%) HACMP
10 5 (19.23%) JMS
10 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000
10 5 (19.23%) HTTP
10 5 (19.23%) SOAP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (19.23%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
2 7 (26.92%) LDAP
3 5 (19.23%) SSL
3 5 (19.23%) Firewall
3 5 (19.23%) HTTP
4 4 (15.38%) FTP
5 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) DB2
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Security Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Support Specialist
2 4 (15.38%) Systems Designer
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Security Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Designer
3 3 (11.54%) Deployment Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) C Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Product Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Middleware
2 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (19.23%) SOAP
2 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) XSD
2 5 (19.23%) JMS
2 5 (19.23%) WSDL
3 4 (15.38%) XML Schema
3 4 (15.38%) XSLT
3 4 (15.38%) XML
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) J2EE
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) Ajax
3 4 (15.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) DataPower
2 5 (19.23%) HACMP
3 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 4 (15.38%) PKI
3 4 (15.38%) CMDB
3 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Algorithms
4 2 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) AIX
2 19 (73.08%) UNIX
3 16 (61.54%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
4 4 (15.38%) Coaching
4 4 (15.38%) Software Delivery
4 4 (15.38%) SOA
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) Time Management
4 4 (15.38%) Change Control
4 4 (15.38%) DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Line Management
7 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Korn
2 8 (30.77%) Perl
3 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 4 (15.38%) Jython
4 4 (15.38%) XPath
4 4 (15.38%) Bourne shell
4 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) C#
6 2 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) C
6 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 2 (7.69%) VB
6 2 (7.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) ISA Server
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Tivoli
1 7 (26.92%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (15.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Netcool
2 4 (15.38%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 3 (11.54%) Control-M
4 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (3.85%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) IBM
2 10 (38.46%) Remedy
3 5 (19.23%) Juniper
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) Blue Coat
3 5 (19.23%) Sourcefire
3 5 (19.23%) Crossbeam
3 5 (19.23%) F5
3 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 3 (11.54%) CA