The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 207 170 120
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -50
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 30 44 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.86% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.81% 2.94% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 85
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £46,900
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
Solaris
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1661 1496 1763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.27% 29.24% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1304 1534
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Solaris
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Solaris Salary Trend in the South West

Solaris
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in the South West

Solaris
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -3 12 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Wiltshire -12 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bristol -10 5 £37,500 -40.00% 3
Somerset -13 3 £33,500 +6.34%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 72 (75.79%) Linux
2 53 (55.79%) Windows
3 37 (38.95%) UNIX
4 33 (34.74%) ITIL
4 33 (34.74%) Oracle
5 32 (33.68%) SAN
6 27 (28.42%) SQL
6 27 (28.42%) VMware
7 25 (26.32%) Apache
7 25 (26.32%) Citrix
7 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 23 (24.21%) MySQL
8 23 (24.21%) NetBackup
9 22 (23.16%) HPUX
10 21 (22.11%) C#
11 20 (21.05%) Java
11 20 (21.05%) Cisco
11 20 (21.05%) NetApp
11 20 (21.05%) DV Cleared
12 19 (20.00%) HP
13 18 (18.95%) C++
13 18 (18.95%) Red Hat
14 17 (17.89%) SC Cleared
14 17 (17.89%) Degree
15 16 (16.84%) Veritas
15 16 (16.84%) Perl
16 15 (15.79%) Python
16 15 (15.79%) Web Development
16 15 (15.79%) Mathematics
17 14 (14.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 25 (26.32%) Apache
2 14 (14.74%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.11%) IIS
5 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.05%) Lync
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (33.68%) SAN
2 14 (14.74%) DHCP
3 10 (10.53%) Firewall
3 10 (10.53%) iSCSI
4 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
4 9 (9.47%) DNS
4 9 (9.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (6.32%) HTTP
5 6 (6.32%) SMTP
5 6 (6.32%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (4.21%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (4.21%) LDAP
6 4 (4.21%) Internet
6 4 (4.21%) MPLS
6 4 (4.21%) NAS
7 3 (3.16%) SIGTRAN
7 3 (3.16%) SS7
7 3 (3.16%) 4G
8 2 (2.11%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.21%) MySQL
2 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.42%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Toad
General
1 12 (12.63%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.32%) Military
2 6 (6.32%) Local Government
3 4 (4.21%) Back Office
4 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Administrator
2 13 (13.68%) Architect
2 13 (13.68%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (11.58%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) DBA
4 11 (11.58%) Technical Architect
5 10 (10.53%) Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 8 (8.42%) UNIX Administrator
6 8 (8.42%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (8.42%) Wintel Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.37%) UNIX Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (7.37%) Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Consultant
8 6 (6.32%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.74%) J2EE
2 4 (4.21%) HTML
2 4 (4.21%) .NET
2 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.21%) LAMP
3 3 (3.16%) XML
3 3 (3.16%) CSS
4 2 (2.11%) jQuery
4 2 (2.11%) Ext JS
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.05%) RESTful
5 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (1.05%) Middleware
5 1 (1.05%) Web Services
5 1 (1.05%) COM
5 1 (1.05%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Mathematics
2 7 (7.37%) N-Tier
3 6 (6.32%) Open Source
3 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.11%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.11%) AS400
4 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 72 (75.79%) Linux
2 53 (55.79%) Windows
3 37 (38.95%) UNIX
4 22 (23.16%) HPUX
5 14 (14.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (11.58%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.47%) AIX
8 5 (5.26%) VMS
8 5 (5.26%) SUSE
8 5 (5.26%) CentOS
9 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (4.21%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.74%) ITIL
2 15 (15.79%) Web Development
3 14 (14.74%) Software Architecture
4 10 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 10 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 9 (9.47%) Network Design
6 7 (7.37%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (7.37%) Migration
6 7 (7.37%) Protective Monitoring
6 7 (7.37%) Network Management
7 6 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.32%) Identity Management
7 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.21%) CRM
8 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.16%) MVC
9 3 (3.16%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.16%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.42%) SQL
2 21 (22.11%) C#
3 20 (21.05%) Java
4 18 (18.95%) C++
5 16 (16.84%) Perl
6 15 (15.79%) Python
7 9 (9.47%) Shell Script
7 9 (9.47%) C
7 9 (9.47%) PHP
7 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.42%) Bash Shell
9 7 (7.37%) VB
10 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.21%) Korn
12 3 (3.16%) Erlang
13 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.05%) DV Cleared
3 17 (17.89%) Degree
3 17 (17.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.32%) ISEB
5 3 (3.16%) CISSP
5 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.16%) MCSE
5 3 (3.16%) CCIE
5 3 (3.16%) CCSP
5 3 (3.16%) CCNP
5 3 (3.16%) CCIP
5 3 (3.16%) CCDP
5 3 (3.16%) CCVP
5 3 (3.16%) CCSE
6 2 (2.11%) RHCA
6 2 (2.11%) SCSA
6 2 (2.11%) Sun Certification
6 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.63%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) COBIT
3 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.74%) VMware ESX
1 14 (14.74%) vSphere
2 10 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.32%) GPFS
4 5 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (4.21%) Xen
5 4 (4.21%) NFS
5 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.21%) Samba
6 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (24.21%) NetBackup
2 5 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (5.26%) Legato
2 5 (5.26%) Data Guard
3 4 (4.21%) Bcfg2
3 4 (4.21%) OpenView
3 4 (4.21%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.05%) Nagios
4 1 (1.05%) SCCM
4 1 (1.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (34.74%) Oracle
2 27 (28.42%) VMware
3 25 (26.32%) Citrix
4 20 (21.05%) NetApp
4 20 (21.05%) Cisco
5 19 (20.00%) HP
6 18 (18.95%) Red Hat
7 16 (16.84%) Veritas
8 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
8 14 (14.74%) JBoss
8 14 (14.74%) Symantec
8 14 (14.74%) Brocade
9 9 (9.47%) IBM
10 7 (7.37%) Sun
11 6 (6.32%) EMC
12 5 (5.26%) CheckPoint
12 5 (5.26%) CommVault
13 4 (4.21%) BMC
14 2 (2.11%) 3PAR
15 1 (1.05%) F5
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago