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 16 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 Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 63 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 34 68 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.58% 6.87% 4.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.41% 17.75% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33 61 35
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
298 383 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.40% 38.69% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 271 306 261
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -14 9 £39,000 -22.00%
Gloucester +10 6 £30,000 -16.08%
Tewkesbury +3 1 - -
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (80.00%) HPUX
2 44 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 39 (70.91%) DV Cleared
4 37 (67.27%) C++
5 33 (60.00%) Citrix
6 31 (56.36%) UNIX
7 30 (54.55%) Java
7 30 (54.55%) C#
8 29 (52.73%) Perl
8 29 (52.73%) Windows
9 27 (49.09%) ITIL
10 26 (47.27%) SAN
10 26 (47.27%) Software Engineering
11 24 (43.64%) MySQL
11 24 (43.64%) Apache
12 23 (41.82%) HP
12 23 (41.82%) NetBackup
13 21 (38.18%) VMware
13 21 (38.18%) Veritas
14 20 (36.36%) Shell Script
15 18 (32.73%) Symantec
15 18 (32.73%) NetApp
15 18 (32.73%) SC Cleared
16 17 (30.91%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (30.91%) Military
16 17 (30.91%) ISEB
16 17 (30.91%) VB
16 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
17 16 (29.09%) J2EE

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 24 (43.64%) Apache
2 16 (29.09%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 26 (47.27%) SAN
2 16 (29.09%) DHCP
3 8 (14.55%) Firewall
3 8 (14.55%) LDAP
3 8 (14.55%) HTTP
3 8 (14.55%) Kerberos
3 8 (14.55%) SNMP
3 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.73%) SMTP
4 7 (12.73%) Ethernet
5 5 (9.09%) NAS
6 1 (1.82%) MRTG
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) MySQL
2 8 (14.55%) PostgreSQL
General
1 17 (30.91%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Consultant
2 14 (25.45%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (16.36%) Software Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) UNIX Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.09%) Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.55%) Open Source
3 6 (10.91%) Clustering
4 5 (9.09%) Derivative
5 3 (5.45%) CMDB
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (80.00%) HPUX
3 31 (56.36%) UNIX
4 29 (52.73%) Windows
5 8 (14.55%) AIX
6 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) ITIL
2 26 (47.27%) Software Engineering
3 17 (30.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (29.09%) Web Development
4 16 (29.09%) Software Architecture
5 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
5 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.55%) TDD
6 7 (12.73%) Software Deployment
7 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.45%) IT Governance
10 1 (1.82%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.82%) Change Management
10 1 (1.82%) Scrum
10 1 (1.82%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) C++
2 30 (54.55%) Java
2 30 (54.55%) C#
3 29 (52.73%) Perl
4 20 (36.36%) Shell Script
5 17 (30.91%) VB
5 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
6 16 (29.09%) SQL
7 8 (14.55%) Python
8 7 (12.73%) C
9 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.82%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 44 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (70.91%) DV Cleared
3 18 (32.73%) SC Cleared
4 17 (30.91%) ISEB
5 13 (23.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) VMware ESX
1 16 (29.09%) vSphere
2 8 (14.55%) qmail
2 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (41.82%) NetBackup
2 8 (14.55%) YUM
2 8 (14.55%) Zenoss
2 8 (14.55%) Puppet
2 8 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (14.55%) Nagios
3 5 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.82%) Cacti
4 1 (1.82%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.82%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) Citrix
2 23 (41.82%) HP
3 21 (38.18%) VMware
3 21 (38.18%) Veritas
4 18 (32.73%) Symantec
4 18 (32.73%) NetApp
5 16 (29.09%) JBoss
5 16 (29.09%) Cisco
5 16 (29.09%) Brocade
6 11 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.45%) IBM