The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Gloucester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 36 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 5 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.82% 4.91% 6.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.77% 9.70% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 19
Average salary £30,000 £34,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -23.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 134 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 32.20% 50.57% 36.83%
Number of salaries quoted 55 86 108
Average salary £35,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.41% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Solaris
Gloucestershire

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Perl
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
1 13 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (61.54%) Zenoss
2 8 (61.54%) qmail
2 8 (61.54%) Open Source
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
2 8 (61.54%) YUM
2 8 (61.54%) Puppet
2 8 (61.54%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (61.54%) Apache
2 8 (61.54%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) LDAP
2 8 (61.54%) Nagios
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (61.54%) MySQL
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) HTTP
2 8 (61.54%) Kerberos
2 8 (61.54%) SNMP
2 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) C
3 7 (53.85%) C++
3 7 (53.85%) SMTP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 8 (61.54%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) HTTP
1 8 (61.54%) Kerberos
1 8 (61.54%) SNMP
1 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
1 8 (61.54%) LDAP
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) SMTP
2 7 (53.85%) Ethernet
3 5 (38.46%) NAS
3 5 (38.46%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
1 8 (61.54%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (61.54%) Open Source
3 5 (38.46%) Derivative
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) AIX
2 5 (38.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) TDD
1 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Perl
2 8 (61.54%) Python
3 7 (53.85%) C
3 7 (53.85%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
1 8 (61.54%) qmail
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Nagios
1 8 (61.54%) Zenoss
1 8 (61.54%) YUM
1 8 (61.54%) Puppet
1 8 (61.54%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
2 5 (38.46%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) Cacti
3 1 (7.69%) Ganglia
3 1 (7.69%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Veritas
1 5 (38.46%) VMware