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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 71 57 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 14 28 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.57% 3.37% 4.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.36% 11.97% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 47
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
321 234 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.11% 28.16% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 266 210 388
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 £21,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
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 23 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 -9 1 - - 1
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (97.78%) HPUX
2 44 (97.78%) Security Cleared
3 41 (91.11%) DV Cleared
4 36 (80.00%) Citrix
5 31 (68.89%) C#
5 31 (68.89%) C++
5 31 (68.89%) Java
6 30 (66.67%) HP
7 28 (62.22%) SAN
7 28 (62.22%) NetBackup
8 27 (60.00%) Windows
9 26 (57.78%) Perl
9 26 (57.78%) Veritas
9 26 (57.78%) VMware
10 25 (55.56%) NetApp
10 25 (55.56%) Symantec
11 23 (51.11%) SQL
11 23 (51.11%) JBoss
11 23 (51.11%) Apache
11 23 (51.11%) DHCP
11 23 (51.11%) Cisco
11 23 (51.11%) J2EE
11 23 (51.11%) MySQL
11 23 (51.11%) WebLogic
11 23 (51.11%) ITIL
11 23 (51.11%) VMware ESX
11 23 (51.11%) Brocade
11 23 (51.11%) Web Development
11 23 (51.11%) Software Architecture

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (51.11%) WebLogic
1 23 (51.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 28 (62.22%) SAN
2 23 (51.11%) DHCP
3 3 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) MySQL
General
1 12 (26.67%) Military
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Consultant
2 12 (26.67%) Technical Consultant
3 10 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Storage Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) Derivative
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (97.78%) HPUX
3 27 (60.00%) Windows
4 22 (48.89%) UNIX
5 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) ITIL
1 23 (51.11%) Web Development
1 23 (51.11%) Software Architecture
2 21 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 12 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) C#
1 31 (68.89%) C++
1 31 (68.89%) Java
2 26 (57.78%) Perl
3 23 (51.11%) SQL
4 16 (35.56%) Shell Script
5 12 (26.67%) VB
5 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (97.78%) Security Cleared
2 41 (91.11%) DV Cleared
3 22 (48.89%) SC Cleared
4 12 (26.67%) ISEB
5 4 (8.89%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (51.11%) VMware ESX
1 23 (51.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (62.22%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (80.00%) Citrix
2 30 (66.67%) HP
3 26 (57.78%) Veritas
3 26 (57.78%) VMware
4 25 (55.56%) Symantec
4 25 (55.56%) NetApp
5 23 (51.11%) JBoss
5 23 (51.11%) Cisco
5 23 (51.11%) Brocade
6 14 (31.11%) Red Hat
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