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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 50 65 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -35
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 11 10 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.36% 1.59% 7.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.11% 4.18% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 24
Average salary - £60,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
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
180 239 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 38.63% 38.06% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 146 191 226
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £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 27 March 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 (75.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) AIX
2 20 (71.43%) UNIX
3 17 (60.71%) Linux
4 14 (50.00%) IBM
5 12 (42.86%) Remedy
5 12 (42.86%) ITIL
6 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 10 (35.71%) Korn
7 9 (32.14%) Middleware
8 8 (28.57%) Tivoli
8 8 (28.57%) Perl
8 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (28.57%) DataPower
9 7 (25.00%) LDAP
9 7 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
10 6 (21.43%) SSL
10 6 (21.43%) Change Control
11 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
11 5 (17.86%) F5
11 5 (17.86%) RESTful
11 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (17.86%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (17.86%) Jython
11 5 (17.86%) Firewall
11 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
11 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (17.86%) PKI
11 5 (17.86%) WebSphere

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (17.86%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.00%) LDAP
3 6 (21.43%) SSL
4 5 (17.86%) Firewall
4 5 (17.86%) FTP
4 5 (17.86%) HTTP
5 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) ProC
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Support Specialist
1 5 (17.86%) Security Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Systems Designer
2 4 (14.29%) Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) C Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Deployment Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Product Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) Middleware
2 5 (17.86%) RESTful
2 5 (17.86%) J2EE
2 5 (17.86%) SOAP
2 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) XML
2 5 (17.86%) XSD
2 5 (17.86%) XSLT
2 5 (17.86%) JMS
2 5 (17.86%) WSDL
2 5 (17.86%) XML Schema
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
3 3 (10.71%) Ajax
4 1 (3.57%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) DataPower
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Algorithms
2 5 (17.86%) HACMP
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.86%) PKI
3 4 (14.29%) CMDB
4 3 (10.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) AIX
2 20 (71.43%) UNIX
3 17 (60.71%) Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 2000
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) HPUX
5 1 (3.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Change Control
4 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) SOA
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Change Management
5 4 (14.29%) Time Management
5 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.29%) Coaching
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps
7 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.57%) Cyber Security
8 1 (3.57%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Korn
2 8 (28.57%) Perl
3 5 (17.86%) XPath
3 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
3 5 (17.86%) Jython
4 4 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (10.71%) C++
5 3 (10.71%) Java
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) VB
5 3 (10.71%) VB6
5 3 (10.71%) C
5 3 (10.71%) Bourne shell
5 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) ISA Server
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 7 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (17.86%) Control-M
4 4 (14.29%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Netcool
4 4 (14.29%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (7.14%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) IBM
2 12 (42.86%) Remedy
3 5 (17.86%) Juniper
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) Blue Coat
3 5 (17.86%) Sourcefire
3 5 (17.86%) Crossbeam
3 5 (17.86%) F5
3 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) CA
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat