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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 57 45 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 9 25 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.65% 4.51% 8.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.72% 11.52% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 45
Average salary - £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,164 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -4.08%
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
242 217 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 44.40% 39.17% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 190 151 254
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 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 20 (76.92%) UNIX
2 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) AIX
2 17 (65.38%) Linux
3 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 10 (38.46%) ITIL
3 10 (38.46%) Remedy
4 9 (34.62%) IBM
4 9 (34.62%) Middleware
5 8 (30.77%) Korn
6 7 (26.92%) Change Control
7 6 (23.08%) DataPower
7 6 (23.08%) RESTful
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (23.08%) Project Management
7 6 (23.08%) Control-M
7 6 (23.08%) HTTP
7 6 (23.08%) SSL
7 6 (23.08%) SOAP
7 6 (23.08%) Web Services
7 6 (23.08%) XML
7 6 (23.08%) Perl
8 5 (19.23%) J2EE
8 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (19.23%) XSD
8 5 (19.23%) XSLT
8 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000
8 5 (19.23%) SLA
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco
8 5 (19.23%) FTP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) JCAPS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 6 (23.08%) SSL
2 6 (23.08%) HTTP
3 5 (19.23%) Firewall
3 5 (19.23%) LDAP
3 5 (19.23%) FTP
4 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.85%) Ant
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.85%) ProC
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
1 5 (19.23%) Support Specialist
1 5 (19.23%) Security Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Security Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Designer
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) C Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Designer
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Middleware Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Deployment Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Middleware
2 6 (23.08%) RESTful
2 6 (23.08%) SOAP
2 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) XML
3 5 (19.23%) XSD
3 5 (19.23%) XSLT
3 5 (19.23%) JMS
3 5 (19.23%) WSDL
3 5 (19.23%) XML Schema
3 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (19.23%) J2EE
4 1 (3.85%) MFC
4 1 (3.85%) EJB
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) DataPower
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Algorithms
2 5 (19.23%) HACMP
2 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 5 (19.23%) PKI
3 4 (15.38%) Replication
4 3 (11.54%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) UNIX
2 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) AIX
2 17 (65.38%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) SUSE
5 1 (3.85%) HPUX
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Change Control
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) SOA
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 4 (15.38%) Coaching
5 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.54%) Time Management
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security
8 1 (3.85%) DevOps
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.85%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Korn
2 6 (23.08%) Perl
3 5 (19.23%) XPath
3 5 (19.23%) Jython
4 4 (15.38%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) Java
5 3 (11.54%) C++
5 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) VB
5 3 (11.54%) VB6
5 3 (11.54%) C
5 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) VC++
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.69%) VCP4
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) ISA Server
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Control-M
2 5 (19.23%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (19.23%) Tivoli
3 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (11.54%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Netcool
4 3 (11.54%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (7.69%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Remedy
2 9 (34.62%) IBM
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) Juniper
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
5 3 (11.54%) VMware
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft