The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 47 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 9 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.51% 2.71% 4.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 6.93% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 15
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +47.54%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
Solaris
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
99 202 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 27.58% 39.07% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 78 128 81
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Solaris
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Bracknell

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 10 (83.33%) UNIX
4 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (75.00%) Firewall
5 7 (58.33%) Juniper
6 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (41.67%) CCNA
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (41.67%) F5
7 5 (41.67%) Sourcefire
8 4 (33.33%) Degree
8 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 4 (33.33%) French Language
8 4 (33.33%) German Language
8 4 (33.33%) Italian Language
8 4 (33.33%) Spanish Language
8 4 (33.33%) Crossbeam
8 4 (33.33%) LANDesk
8 4 (33.33%) Time Management
8 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 4 (33.33%) Sun
8 4 (33.33%) DNS
8 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
8 4 (33.33%) ITIL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) PPP
3 1 (8.33%) RIP
3 1 (8.33%) SNMP
3 1 (8.33%) ATM
3 1 (8.33%) Broadband
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (8.33%) SS7
3 1 (8.33%) VRRP
3 1 (8.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (33.33%) French Language
1 4 (33.33%) German Language
1 4 (33.33%) Italian Language
1 4 (33.33%) Spanish Language
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Flash
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) RMADS
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
6 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Time Management
2 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (33.33%) MCP
3 4 (33.33%) MCSE
3 4 (33.33%) MCSA
3 4 (33.33%) MCDBA
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) CCIP
4 1 (8.33%) RHCE
4 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Juniper
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Sourcefire
3 5 (41.67%) F5
4 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 4 (33.33%) Crossbeam
4 4 (33.33%) LANDesk
4 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 4 (33.33%) Sun
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) Radware
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Qualys
6 1 (8.33%) Brocade