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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 57 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 14 30 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.33% 6.24% 7.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.05% 16.48% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 43
Average salary £36,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £52,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
277 182 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 46.01% 37.84% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 214 116 239
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,950 £52,500
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 30 January 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 (87.50%) UNIX
2 15 (62.50%) AIX
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 13 (54.17%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) ITIL
4 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 8 (33.33%) Korn
6 7 (29.17%) Change Control
6 7 (29.17%) Control-M
6 7 (29.17%) Remedy
6 7 (29.17%) Project Management
6 7 (29.17%) Web Services
6 7 (29.17%) XML
7 6 (25.00%) SOAP
7 6 (25.00%) Middleware
7 6 (25.00%) SSL
7 6 (25.00%) HTTP
7 6 (25.00%) RESTful
8 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
8 5 (20.83%) F5
8 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (20.83%) Algorithms
8 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
8 5 (20.83%) Crossbeam
8 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) DataPower
8 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
8 5 (20.83%) WebSphere

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (20.83%) WebSphere
1 5 (20.83%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (20.83%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) JCAPS
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (25.00%) SSL
2 6 (25.00%) HTTP
3 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) FTP
3 5 (20.83%) LDAP
4 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Ant
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.17%) ProC
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Support Specialist
2 5 (20.83%) Security Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) C Developer
4 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Java Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
1 7 (29.17%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) SOAP
2 6 (25.00%) Middleware
2 6 (25.00%) RESTful
3 5 (20.83%) WSDL
3 5 (20.83%) XML Schema
3 5 (20.83%) JMS
3 5 (20.83%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (20.83%) XSD
3 5 (20.83%) XSLT
3 5 (20.83%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) JSON
4 1 (4.17%) Java EE
4 1 (4.17%) EJB
4 1 (4.17%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Algorithms
1 5 (20.83%) DataPower
1 5 (20.83%) PKI
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
1 5 (20.83%) Replication
1 5 (20.83%) HACMP
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) UNIX
2 15 (62.50%) AIX
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 13 (54.17%) Windows
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.33%) SUSE
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Change Control
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
3 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) SOA
4 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.67%) Coaching
5 3 (12.50%) Time Management
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Korn
2 5 (20.83%) XPath
2 5 (20.83%) Jython
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) VB6
4 3 (12.50%) C
4 3 (12.50%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) VB
4 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) ISA Server
2 2 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Control-M
2 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (20.83%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (8.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Remedy
2 5 (20.83%) F5
2 5 (20.83%) Crossbeam
2 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat
2 5 (20.83%) Sourcefire
2 5 (20.83%) Juniper
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) IBM
2 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat