The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 28 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 7 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 4.14% 4.56% 5.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.28% 10.48% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 12
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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 Gloucester region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 105 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 33.73% 43.57% 39.92%
Number of salaries quoted 40 78 81
Average salary £42,500 £36,750 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.64% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Solaris
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Gloucester

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Nagios
2 7 (77.78%) Apache
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) LDAP
2 7 (77.78%) SMTP
2 7 (77.78%) Ethernet
2 7 (77.78%) HTTP
2 7 (77.78%) Kerberos
2 7 (77.78%) SNMP
2 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) Perl
2 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Zenoss
2 7 (77.78%) qmail
2 7 (77.78%) Open Source
2 7 (77.78%) Bourne shell
2 7 (77.78%) yum
2 7 (77.78%) Puppet
2 7 (77.78%) Software Deployment
2 7 (77.78%) Opscode Chef

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 7 (77.78%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) LDAP
2 7 (77.78%) SMTP
2 7 (77.78%) Ethernet
2 7 (77.78%) HTTP
2 7 (77.78%) Kerberos
2 7 (77.78%) SNMP
2 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
3 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 2 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Perl Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Open Source
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
1 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Software Deployment
2 6 (66.67%) Change Management
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Python
1 7 (77.78%) Perl
1 7 (77.78%) Bourne shell
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 7 (77.78%) qmail
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Nagios
1 7 (77.78%) Zenoss
1 7 (77.78%) yum
1 7 (77.78%) Puppet
1 7 (77.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) OpenView
2 2 (22.22%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) BMC
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft