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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 59 37
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 0 29 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 3.18% 7.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 10.00% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 29 65
Average salary - £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
432 290 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 38.20% 31.76% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 330 267 290
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £46,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Python
2 10 (83.33%) SMTP
2 10 (83.33%) HTTP
2 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) UNIX
4 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) TDD
5 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
5 7 (58.33%) Open Source
5 7 (58.33%) Bourne shell
5 7 (58.33%) yum
5 7 (58.33%) Zenoss
5 7 (58.33%) qmail
5 7 (58.33%) Puppet
5 7 (58.33%) Software Deployment
5 7 (58.33%) Apache
5 7 (58.33%) LDAP
5 7 (58.33%) Perl
5 7 (58.33%) MySQL
5 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (58.33%) Kerberos
5 7 (58.33%) SNMP
5 7 (58.33%) Ethernet
5 7 (58.33%) Nagios
5 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 7 (58.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) SMTP
1 10 (83.33%) HTTP
1 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) LDAP
2 7 (58.33%) Kerberos
2 7 (58.33%) SNMP
2 7 (58.33%) Ethernet
3 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Perl Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Open Source
2 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Software Deployment
3 6 (50.00%) Change Management
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) Bourne shell
2 7 (58.33%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) CCA
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCEA
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) MCSD
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) qmail
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) yum
1 7 (58.33%) Zenoss
1 7 (58.33%) Puppet
1 7 (58.33%) Nagios
1 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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