The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 71 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 16 24 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.75% 2.93% 5.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.82% 10.43% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 52
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £38,350
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £46,000 £49,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
332 230 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.28% 28.12% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 272 207 395
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Solaris
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -7 3 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (93.48%) Security Cleared
3 42 (91.30%) HPUX
4 40 (86.96%) DV Cleared
5 35 (76.09%) Citrix
6 30 (65.22%) HP
6 30 (65.22%) C#
6 30 (65.22%) C++
6 30 (65.22%) Java
7 29 (63.04%) Windows
8 27 (58.70%) SAN
8 27 (58.70%) NetBackup
9 25 (54.35%) Symantec
9 25 (54.35%) VMware
9 25 (54.35%) NetApp
9 25 (54.35%) Veritas
9 25 (54.35%) Perl
10 23 (50.00%) SQL
10 23 (50.00%) J2EE
10 23 (50.00%) MySQL
10 23 (50.00%) WebLogic
10 23 (50.00%) ITIL
10 23 (50.00%) Cisco
10 23 (50.00%) JBoss
10 23 (50.00%) Apache
10 23 (50.00%) DHCP
10 23 (50.00%) VMware ESX
10 23 (50.00%) Brocade
10 23 (50.00%) Web Development
10 23 (50.00%) Software Architecture

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 23 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 23 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 27 (58.70%) SAN
2 23 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (6.52%) HTTP
3 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) SMTP
4 2 (4.35%) Internet
4 2 (4.35%) Firewall
4 2 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 11 (23.91%) Military
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Technical Consultant
2 11 (23.91%) Consultant
3 10 (21.74%) Wintel Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) Derivative
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (91.30%) HPUX
3 29 (63.04%) Windows
4 20 (43.48%) UNIX
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) ITIL
1 23 (50.00%) Web Development
1 23 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 20 (43.48%) Software Engineering
3 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) C#
1 30 (65.22%) C++
1 30 (65.22%) Java
2 25 (54.35%) Perl
3 23 (50.00%) SQL
4 15 (32.61%) Shell Script
5 11 (23.91%) VB
5 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.52%) PHP
6 3 (6.52%) Python
7 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (93.48%) Security Cleared
2 40 (86.96%) DV Cleared
3 22 (47.83%) SC Cleared
4 11 (23.91%) ISEB
5 3 (6.52%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 23 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (58.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) Citrix
2 30 (65.22%) HP
3 25 (54.35%) Symantec
3 25 (54.35%) VMware
3 25 (54.35%) NetApp
3 25 (54.35%) Veritas
4 23 (50.00%) Cisco
4 23 (50.00%) JBoss
4 23 (50.00%) Brocade
5 14 (30.43%) Red Hat
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago