The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 82 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 14 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.33% 3.04% 3.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.29% 9.59% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 23
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £40,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Solaris
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
326 292 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.96% 31.70% 34.03%
Number of salaries quoted 281 245 239
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
Gloucester +8 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Cheltenham - 1 £65,000 - 1
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 31 (96.88%) Linux
2 30 (93.75%) Windows
3 25 (78.13%) Python
4 22 (68.75%) Firewall
5 21 (65.63%) SMTP
5 21 (65.63%) TCP/IP
5 21 (65.63%) HTTP
6 18 (56.25%) PHP
6 18 (56.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 16 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (43.75%) DNS
9 12 (37.50%) Internet
10 11 (34.38%) Cyber Security
11 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
11 10 (31.25%) Aerospace
11 10 (31.25%) UNIX
12 8 (25.00%) Perl
12 8 (25.00%) MySQL
12 8 (25.00%) Apache
13 7 (21.88%) Nagios
13 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
13 7 (21.88%) Ethernet
13 7 (21.88%) LDAP
13 7 (21.88%) Kerberos
13 7 (21.88%) SNMP
13 7 (21.88%) ITIL
13 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (21.88%) TDD
13 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 8 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) Firewall
2 21 (65.63%) SMTP
2 21 (65.63%) HTTP
2 21 (65.63%) TCP/IP
3 18 (56.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (43.75%) DNS
5 12 (37.50%) Internet
6 7 (21.88%) Kerberos
6 7 (21.88%) SNMP
6 7 (21.88%) LDAP
6 7 (21.88%) Ethernet
7 4 (12.50%) SAN
8 3 (9.38%) MPLS
8 3 (9.38%) iSCSI
8 3 (9.38%) NAS
8 3 (9.38%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (3.13%) VLAN
9 1 (3.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MySQL
2 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (31.25%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
1 17 (53.13%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Technical Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Open Source
2 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) Linux
2 30 (93.75%) Windows
3 10 (31.25%) UNIX
4 4 (12.50%) AIX
5 3 (9.38%) HPUX
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (34.38%) Cyber Security
3 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 7 (21.88%) ITIL
4 7 (21.88%) Software Deployment
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) TDD
4 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.13%) Web Development
8 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) Python
2 18 (56.25%) PHP
3 8 (25.00%) Perl
4 7 (21.88%) Bourne shell
5 4 (12.50%) SQL
6 3 (9.38%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) C++
6 3 (9.38%) Java
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) VB
7 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB
5 1 (3.13%) CCA
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CCEA
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.13%) MCSD
5 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.88%) qmail
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Nagios
1 7 (21.88%) Zenoss
1 7 (21.88%) yum
1 7 (21.88%) Puppet
1 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.38%) OpenView
2 3 (9.38%) Unicenter
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.50%) Citrix
2 3 (9.38%) BMC
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
2 3 (9.38%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Brocade
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) NetApp
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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