The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 70 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 5 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.81% 0.75% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.87% 3.08% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 7
Average salary £44,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,400 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,600 £66,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Solaris
Surrey

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

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
174 195 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 28.16% 24.22% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 163 170 240
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,445 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Solaris
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Guildford

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Guildford

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) UNIX
3 11 (78.57%) Oracle
4 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
5 8 (57.14%) SUSE
5 8 (57.14%) VMware
6 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (35.71%) Middleware
9 4 (28.57%) Service Management
9 4 (28.57%) SAN
9 4 (28.57%) Windows
9 4 (28.57%) ITIL
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
10 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (21.43%) Degree
10 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (21.43%) Cisco
10 3 (21.43%) IBM
10 3 (21.43%) MQSeries
10 3 (21.43%) OLTP
10 3 (21.43%) SQL
10 3 (21.43%) Firewall
11 2 (14.29%) Debian
11 2 (14.29%) JMeter
11 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (14.29%) Shell Script

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) MQSeries
3 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) OLTP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Ant
1 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (14.29%) JMeter
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 6 (42.86%) Technical Design Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Technical Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Account Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX Support
6 1 (7.14%) Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (35.71%) Middleware
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Life Science
1 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) UNIX
3 8 (57.14%) SUSE
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 2 (14.29%) AIX
6 2 (14.29%) Debian
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.14%) CentOS
7 1 (7.14%) HPUX
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Service Management
1 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (14.29%) Test Management
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MBA
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCDA
3 1 (7.14%) CCDP
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) RHEV
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
6 2 (14.29%) F5
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) Juniper