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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 54 44 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 6 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.08% 3.19% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.31% 9.76% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 7
Average salary £47,750 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.52% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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 Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
113 164 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 20.40% 32.73% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 95 154 107
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Slough

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) UNIX
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
4 7 (43.75%) Project Management
4 7 (43.75%) AIX
4 7 (43.75%) HP
5 6 (37.50%) EMC
5 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) SLA
5 6 (37.50%) HPUX
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 6 (37.50%) CMDB
5 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (37.50%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) Firmware
6 5 (31.25%) Internet
7 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (25.00%) CDMA
7 4 (25.00%) GPRS
7 4 (25.00%) GSM
7 4 (25.00%) VPN
7 4 (25.00%) MAPI
7 4 (25.00%) POP3
7 4 (25.00%) SMTP
7 4 (25.00%) HTTP
7 4 (25.00%) SGSN

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) Internet
4 4 (25.00%) VLAN
4 4 (25.00%) IMAP
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) POP3
4 4 (25.00%) SMTP
4 4 (25.00%) HTTP
4 4 (25.00%) CDMA
4 4 (25.00%) GPRS
4 4 (25.00%) GSM
4 4 (25.00%) SGSN
5 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (6.25%) DAB
6 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
6 1 (6.25%) GGSN
6 1 (6.25%) Ethereal
6 1 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Operations Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) MAPI
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (37.50%) CMDB
3 1 (6.25%) HP Storage
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) UNIX
3 7 (43.75%) AIX
4 6 (37.50%) HPUX
4 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
4 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
6 2 (12.50%) SIEM
6 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Coaching
7 1 (6.25%) Malware Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Change Control
7 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) GIAC
1 1 (6.25%) GCIA
1 1 (6.25%) GCIH
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) Snort
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) HP
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 6 (37.50%) EMC
3 4 (25.00%) F5
4 3 (18.75%) Crossbeam
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) Sourcefire
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Sun
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) Redknee
6 1 (6.25%) Fortinet