The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 56 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.64% - 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.86% - 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 9
Average salary £47,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
Solaris
Gloucestershire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
161 60 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.33% 20.83% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 138 53 67
Average salary £31,500 £36,000 £39,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Solaris
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (85.71%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) MCSD
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) CCA
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CCEA
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (28.57%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
1 6 (85.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSD
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCEA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) VMware