The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 56 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 7 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.88% 3.10% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.27% 8.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 0
Average salary £38,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
Solaris
Hampshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
214 84 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 57.53% 37.17% 37.42%
Number of salaries quoted 207 79 59
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Solaris
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Farnborough

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 6 (85.71%) UNIX
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Sourcefire
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) F5
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Crossbeam
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Identity Management
3 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 2000
4 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Qualys
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) SIEM
5 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 2000
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Identity Management
2 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Juniper
1 5 (71.43%) Sourcefire
1 5 (71.43%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) Crossbeam
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Qualys
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm