The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 58 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.59% 1.56% 2.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.85% 4.52% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 16
Average salary £38,000 £47,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.14% +16.04%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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 Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
146 177 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 23.21% 34.50% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 132 162 149
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Solaris
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Slough

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Slough

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (83.33%) Firewall
4 9 (75.00%) UNIX
5 8 (66.67%) Windows
6 7 (58.33%) F5
7 6 (50.00%) Crossbeam
7 6 (50.00%) Cisco
7 6 (50.00%) Juniper
7 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (50.00%) ITIL
7 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (50.00%) Sourcefire
8 5 (41.67%) Blue Coat
8 5 (41.67%) Identity Management
8 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
8 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (25.00%) Perl
9 3 (25.00%) DNS
9 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (16.67%) Sophos
10 2 (16.67%) Websense
10 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 2 (16.67%) SUSE
10 2 (16.67%) VMware
10 2 (16.67%) Information Security
10 2 (16.67%) Internet

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (16.67%) LDAP
5 1 (8.33%) CDMA
5 1 (8.33%) GPRS
5 1 (8.33%) GSM
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) POP3
5 1 (8.33%) SMTP
5 1 (8.33%) HTTP
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Ethereal
5 1 (8.33%) IMAP
5 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (8.33%) GGSN
5 1 (8.33%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
3 1 (8.33%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) UNIX
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) SUSE
5 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (16.67%) CentOS
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Identity Management
2 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) GIAC
1 1 (8.33%) GCIA
1 1 (8.33%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) Snort
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
1 2 (16.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) F5
2 6 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 6 (50.00%) Crossbeam
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) Blue Coat
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (16.67%) Sophos
5 2 (16.67%) Websense
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (16.67%) Intel
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Sun
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) Redknee