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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 63 57
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 0 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford - 0.19% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.80% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 9
Average salary - £65,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +58.53%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
182 125 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 27.70% 23.23% 35.92%
Number of salaries quoted 157 117 197
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Life Science
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Support
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Life Science
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat