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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 119 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 4 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.76% 1.37% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 7
Average salary £37,500 £75,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +130.76%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
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
527 512 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.41% 32.38% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 445 469 356
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 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 37 (90.24%) Linux
2 17 (41.46%) UNIX
3 14 (34.15%) Python
3 14 (34.15%) Degree
3 14 (34.15%) iSCSI
3 14 (34.15%) Fibre Channel
3 14 (34.15%) Bash Shell
4 13 (31.71%) Open Source
4 13 (31.71%) Finance
4 13 (31.71%) Apache
5 12 (29.27%) LDAP
5 12 (29.27%) Oracle
5 12 (29.27%) Identity Management
5 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
5 12 (29.27%) GPFS
6 11 (26.83%) MySQL
6 11 (26.83%) Windows
7 10 (24.39%) NFS
7 10 (24.39%) SAN
7 10 (24.39%) Samba
8 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (21.95%) VMware
9 8 (19.51%) Xen
9 8 (19.51%) Mathematics
9 8 (19.51%) SIGTRAN
9 8 (19.51%) Erlang
9 8 (19.51%) Bcfg2
9 8 (19.51%) LAMP
9 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
9 8 (19.51%) Mac OS X

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (31.71%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) Zimbra
4 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) iSCSI
1 14 (34.15%) Fibre Channel
2 12 (29.27%) LDAP
3 10 (24.39%) SAN
4 8 (19.51%) SS7
4 8 (19.51%) SIGTRAN
5 6 (14.63%) 4G
6 2 (4.88%) SMPP
6 2 (4.88%) INAP
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall
6 2 (4.88%) SSH
6 2 (4.88%) IMAP
6 2 (4.88%) SMTP
6 2 (4.88%) HTTP
6 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) MySQL
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.76%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Administrator
2 14 (34.15%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (21.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 9 (21.95%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (21.95%) IT Support
4 8 (19.51%) IT Support Specialist
4 8 (19.51%) Support Specialist
4 8 (19.51%) UNIX Administrator
4 8 (19.51%) Developer
4 8 (19.51%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 6 (14.63%) Test Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) UNIX Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.76%) Database Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior DBA
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) LAMP
2 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
2 5 (12.20%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) CSS
4 3 (7.32%) jQuery
4 3 (7.32%) Ext JS
5 2 (4.88%) SOAP
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (2.44%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.44%) Web Services
6 1 (2.44%) Middleware
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Open Source
2 8 (19.51%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (90.24%) Linux
2 17 (41.46%) UNIX
3 11 (26.83%) Windows
4 8 (19.51%) Mac OS X
5 5 (12.20%) CentOS
5 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (12.20%) VMS
6 2 (4.88%) Debian
6 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
1 12 (29.27%) Identity Management
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 4 (9.76%) CRM
3 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.76%) MVC
4 2 (4.88%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.44%) Web Development
5 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.44%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Python
1 14 (34.15%) Bash Shell
2 8 (19.51%) Erlang
2 8 (19.51%) C
3 4 (9.76%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) Perl
4 2 (4.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) VB
5 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) GPFS
2 10 (24.39%) NFS
2 10 (24.39%) Samba
3 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (19.51%) Xen
5 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.44%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Bcfg2
2 4 (9.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.44%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle
2 9 (21.95%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) Sun
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) Scalix
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
Bristol
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago