The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 50 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 9 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.62% 2.58% 4.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.26% 9.84% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 11
Average salary £39,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
109 61 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 31.69% 26.18% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 101 59 84
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Solaris
Gloucestershire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) HPUX
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 6 (66.67%) HP
3 6 (66.67%) Clustering
3 6 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
5 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) NetApp
5 4 (44.44%) Symantec
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) C#
6 3 (33.33%) C++
6 3 (33.33%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) J2EE
7 2 (22.22%) MySQL
7 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) Perl
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) JBoss
7 2 (22.22%) Apache
7 2 (22.22%) DHCP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) HPUX
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) Symantec
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) JBoss
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Veritas
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Brocade
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