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 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 34 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 8 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.94% 1.05% 3.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.96% 3.30% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 8
Average salary £53,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
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 Gloucester region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
73 91 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 35.96% 31.82% 46.19%
Number of salaries quoted 52 63 99
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £47,500 £45,000
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
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

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

Solaris Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Open Source
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) qmail
2 7 (77.78%) Nagios
2 7 (77.78%) Zenoss
2 7 (77.78%) yum
2 7 (77.78%) Puppet
2 7 (77.78%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (77.78%) Apache
2 7 (77.78%) Perl
2 7 (77.78%) Software Deployment
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) Bourne shell
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%) MySQL
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%) Unit Testing

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 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%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
3 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 2 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
1 7 (77.78%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Architect
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%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
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%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Perl
1 7 (77.78%) Python
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%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) BMC
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat