The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 118 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 8 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.42% - 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.81% - 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Average salary £40,000 - £36,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Solaris
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
443 423 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 23.02% 24.24% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 393 362 352
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 28 January 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) UNIX
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) Apache
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL
5 5 (35.71%) VMS
5 5 (35.71%) CentOS
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (28.57%) OOD
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 4 (28.57%) OO
7 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
7 3 (21.43%) XHTML
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) SOAP
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) J2EE
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) BDD
7 3 (21.43%) RESTful
7 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) TDD

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) MPLS
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
1 2 (14.29%) NAS
1 2 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Lead Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Lead Technical Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) XML
1 3 (21.43%) XHTML
1 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
1 3 (21.43%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) UNIX
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (35.71%) VMS
4 5 (35.71%) CentOS
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) OO
1 4 (28.57%) OOD
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) Kanban
2 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView
1 2 (14.29%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) BMC
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
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EE
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago