The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 38 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.43% - 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.64% - 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £28,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,160 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +5.88%
Solaris
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
61 153 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 26.52% 39.74% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 51 123 116
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Solaris
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Newbury

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 (100.00%) Unix
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 11 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (90.91%) Test Planning
2 10 (90.91%) Validation
2 10 (90.91%) SIGTRAN
2 10 (90.91%) SS7
3 9 (81.82%) GSM
3 9 (81.82%) Diameter Protocol
4 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
4 8 (72.73%) SMPP
4 8 (72.73%) TCAP
4 8 (72.73%) SCCP
4 8 (72.73%) Electronics
4 8 (72.73%) GPRS
5 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (45.45%) GGSN
5 5 (45.45%) SGSN
6 4 (36.36%) LTE
6 4 (36.36%) 4G
6 4 (36.36%) 2G
6 4 (36.36%) 3G
6 4 (36.36%) SMS
7 3 (27.27%) SDH
7 3 (27.27%) ATM
7 3 (27.27%) VoIP
7 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
7 3 (27.27%) SNMP
7 3 (27.27%) VPN

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 10 (90.91%) SIGTRAN
2 10 (90.91%) SS7
3 9 (81.82%) Diameter Protocol
3 9 (81.82%) GSM
4 8 (72.73%) GPRS
4 8 (72.73%) SCCP
4 8 (72.73%) SMPP
4 8 (72.73%) TCAP
5 5 (45.45%) GGSN
5 5 (45.45%) SGSN
6 4 (36.36%) 2G
6 4 (36.36%) 3G
6 4 (36.36%) 4G
6 4 (36.36%) LTE
6 4 (36.36%) SMS
7 3 (27.27%) ATM
7 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
7 3 (27.27%) SDH
7 3 (27.27%) SNMP
General
1 8 (72.73%) Electronics
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Network Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Graduate
3 3 (27.27%) Graduate Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Junior
3 3 (27.27%) Junior Penetration Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Junior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Core Network Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (18.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Test Planning
1 10 (90.91%) Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Symbian
3 1 (9.09%) HP