The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - - 52
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Solaris
Hampshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
135 179 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 33.75% 53.92% 39.40%
Number of salaries quoted 121 172 123
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Solaris
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Solaris
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) VMS
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) PowerHA
3 1 (33.33%) AIX

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) AIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) VMS
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) VMware