The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 111 110 100
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 11 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.60% 0.43% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.31% 1.42% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 10
Average salary £37,500 £75,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
477 493 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 26.18% 30.47% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 387 462 394
Average salary £37,500 £34,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.48% +0.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Solaris
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Bristol

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 40 (90.91%) Linux
2 20 (45.45%) UNIX
3 16 (36.36%) Degree
4 15 (34.09%) Windows
5 14 (31.82%) Oracle
5 14 (31.82%) Python
5 14 (31.82%) iSCSI
5 14 (31.82%) Bash Shell
5 14 (31.82%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (29.55%) Open Source
6 13 (29.55%) Finance
6 13 (29.55%) VMware
7 12 (27.27%) Identity Management
7 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 12 (27.27%) LDAP
7 12 (27.27%) GPFS
8 11 (25.00%) Apache
8 11 (25.00%) MySQL
9 10 (22.73%) NFS
9 10 (22.73%) SAN
9 10 (22.73%) Samba
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (18.18%) Erlang
11 8 (18.18%) Mathematics
11 8 (18.18%) Xen
11 8 (18.18%) SIGTRAN
11 8 (18.18%) Bcfg2
11 8 (18.18%) C

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 11 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.55%) GlassFish
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.55%) Zimbra
4 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.27%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) iSCSI
1 14 (31.82%) Fibre Channel
2 12 (27.27%) LDAP
3 10 (22.73%) SAN
4 8 (18.18%) SIGTRAN
4 8 (18.18%) SS7
5 6 (13.64%) 4G
6 2 (4.55%) SMTP
6 2 (4.55%) HTTP
6 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.55%) VPN
6 2 (4.55%) GPRS
6 2 (4.55%) GSM
6 2 (4.55%) LAN
6 2 (4.55%) Packet Switching
6 2 (4.55%) SMS
6 2 (4.55%) UMTS
6 2 (4.55%) WLAN
6 2 (4.55%) SSH
6 2 (4.55%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) MySQL
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.55%) MS Access
5 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (4.55%) JDeveloper
2 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Administrator
2 12 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (20.45%) IT Support
4 8 (18.18%) Support Specialist
4 8 (18.18%) Developer
4 8 (18.18%) IT Support Specialist
5 7 (15.91%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (15.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (13.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 6 (13.64%) Test Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) UNIX Administrator
6 6 (13.64%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) DBA
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Database Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.09%) Senior DBA
7 4 (9.09%) Database Developer
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) LAMP
2 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.36%) HTML
2 5 (11.36%) .NET
3 4 (9.09%) CSS
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (6.82%) Ext JS
4 3 (6.82%) jQuery
4 3 (6.82%) Middleware
5 2 (4.55%) SOAP
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Streams
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.27%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (2.27%) Web Services
6 1 (2.27%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Open Source
2 8 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (90.91%) Linux
2 20 (45.45%) UNIX
3 15 (34.09%) Windows
4 8 (18.18%) Mac OS X
5 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (6.82%) CentOS
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.82%) VMS
7 2 (4.55%) HPUX
7 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.55%) Debian
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Identity Management
1 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 7 (15.91%) ITIL
3 4 (9.09%) CRM
3 4 (9.09%) MVC
3 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (4.55%) BPEL
4 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Web Development
5 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.27%) Change Management
5 1 (2.27%) Service Management
5 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Python
1 14 (31.82%) Bash Shell
2 8 (18.18%) Erlang
2 8 (18.18%) C
3 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.27%) VB
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) GPFS
2 10 (22.73%) NFS
2 10 (22.73%) Samba
3 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (18.18%) Xen
5 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Bcfg2
2 4 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.55%) OpenView
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.27%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 13 (29.55%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Sun
3 4 (9.09%) HP
3 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) BMC
4 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) Micro Focus
4 2 (4.55%) Scalix
4 2 (4.55%) Opsware
5 1 (2.27%) NetApp
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