The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Basingstoke region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 75 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
-39 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 6 54 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.85% 6.31% 4.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.23% 17.76% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 30
Average salary £60,000 £45,500 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.86% -0.54%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
269 304 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 38.10% 35.51% 33.54%
Number of salaries quoted 227 220 195
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Solaris
Hampshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 31 (88.57%) UNIX
2 28 (80.00%) AIX
3 26 (74.29%) ITIL
3 26 (74.29%) Shell Script
3 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (57.14%) Linux
5 18 (51.43%) DNS
6 17 (48.57%) Novell
6 17 (48.57%) Red Hat
6 17 (48.57%) SUSE
6 17 (48.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (48.57%) OpenLDAP
6 17 (48.57%) OpenSSH
7 15 (42.86%) Incident Management
8 9 (25.71%) Windows
8 9 (25.71%) HTML
8 9 (25.71%) Perl
9 8 (22.86%) CSS
9 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
9 8 (22.86%) DB2
9 8 (22.86%) IBM
9 8 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (22.86%) Ajax
9 8 (22.86%) Korn
9 8 (22.86%) Bourne shell
9 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
9 8 (22.86%) DataPower
10 5 (14.29%) Java
11 4 (11.43%) Spring
11 4 (11.43%) Maven

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
1 3 (8.57%) JCAPS
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) DNS
2 17 (48.57%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (8.57%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) DB2
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Maven
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Ant
3 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.86%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.86%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Linux Specialist
2 8 (22.86%) Deployment Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Linux Specialist
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Implementation Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) HTML
2 8 (22.86%) CSS
2 8 (22.86%) Ajax
3 4 (11.43%) Spring
3 4 (11.43%) Java EE
3 4 (11.43%) Middleware
4 3 (8.57%) SOAP
4 3 (8.57%) J2EE
5 2 (5.71%) Velocity
5 2 (5.71%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) JAXB
6 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.86%) WSDL
6 1 (2.86%) JMS
6 1 (2.86%) Web Services
6 1 (2.86%) EJB
6 1 (2.86%) XSD
6 1 (2.86%) XSL
6 1 (2.86%) XSLT
6 1 (2.86%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) DataPower
2 2 (5.71%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) UNIX
2 28 (80.00%) AIX
3 20 (57.14%) Linux
4 17 (48.57%) SUSE
4 17 (48.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (25.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) ITIL
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.57%) Change Management
3 3 (8.57%) MVC
3 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.57%) Change Control
4 2 (5.71%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (5.71%) Document Management
4 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.71%) SIEM
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Time Management
4 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.71%) SOA
4 2 (5.71%) ITSM
4 2 (5.71%) Service Management
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) Shell Script
2 9 (25.71%) Perl
3 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) Korn
3 8 (22.86%) Bourne shell
3 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
4 5 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) COBIT
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.86%) COSO
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) OpenSSH
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) NFS
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Novell
1 17 (48.57%) Red Hat
2 8 (22.86%) IBM
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Remedy
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec