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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 210 153 128
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -25
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 26 82 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 1.35% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.47% 5.17% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 21 51 87
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +5.81%
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
1770 1586 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.33% 26.03% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1493 1395 1325
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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
Bristol -24 11 £43,750 +13.63% 1
Wiltshire -10 6 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Gloucestershire -20 4 £50,000 +8.69% 3
Somerset +18 2 £35,000 -20.45%
Dorset +7 2 - - 2
Devon -6 1 £30,000 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 53 (88.33%) Linux
2 46 (76.67%) UNIX
3 29 (48.33%) Red Hat
4 27 (45.00%) Shell Script
5 25 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (40.00%) Oracle
7 21 (35.00%) VMware
7 21 (35.00%) Apache
8 20 (33.33%) Sun
9 19 (31.67%) ITIL
10 18 (30.00%) Change Management
11 17 (28.33%) Windows
11 17 (28.33%) MySQL
12 15 (25.00%) SLA
12 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (23.33%) CentOS
13 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
13 14 (23.33%) HP
14 13 (21.67%) Perl
14 13 (21.67%) Firewall
14 13 (21.67%) Sun Certification
15 12 (20.00%) Symantec
15 12 (20.00%) SCSA
16 11 (18.33%) SUSE
16 11 (18.33%) HPUX
16 11 (18.33%) Python
17 10 (16.67%) AIX
17 10 (16.67%) Nagios
17 10 (16.67%) RHCA
17 10 (16.67%) DevOps

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 21 (35.00%) Apache
2 7 (11.67%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.33%) GlassFish
5 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.67%) JBoss
5 4 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (3.33%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 13 (21.67%) Firewall
3 8 (13.33%) DNS
4 7 (11.67%) SAN
5 6 (10.00%) HTTP
5 6 (10.00%) SMTP
5 6 (10.00%) VLAN
5 6 (10.00%) NAS
6 5 (8.33%) Internet
7 4 (6.67%) WAN
7 4 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (5.00%) iSCSI
8 3 (5.00%) LAN
9 2 (3.33%) Wireless
9 2 (3.33%) OSPF
9 2 (3.33%) BGP
9 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.33%) ATM
9 2 (3.33%) Kerberos
9 2 (3.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) MySQL
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.33%) OLTP
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.33%) Subversion
3 2 (3.33%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (8.33%) Back Office
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.33%) Military
2 2 (3.33%) Marketing
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Administrator
2 23 (38.33%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 15 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) Linux Administrator
4 11 (18.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 8 (13.33%) UNIX Administrator
6 8 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 6 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
8 5 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) UNIX Support
10 3 (5.00%) UNIX Support Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Architect
10 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) XML
1 3 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) RESTful
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.67%) Spring
2 1 (1.67%) XHTML
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) J2EE
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) SOAP
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.67%) Clustering
4 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) Statistics
5 2 (3.33%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.67%) HACMP
6 1 (1.67%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (88.33%) Linux
2 46 (76.67%) UNIX
3 25 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (28.33%) Windows
5 14 (23.33%) CentOS
6 11 (18.33%) SUSE
6 11 (18.33%) HPUX
7 10 (16.67%) AIX
8 6 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (5.00%) VMS
10 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) ITIL
2 18 (30.00%) Change Management
3 10 (16.67%) DevOps
4 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (13.33%) Project Management
5 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.33%) CRM
8 4 (6.67%) Migration
8 4 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Malware Analysis
8 4 (6.67%) SDLC
9 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.00%) TDD
10 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.33%) OOD
10 2 (3.33%) OO
10 2 (3.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) Shell Script
2 13 (21.67%) Perl
3 11 (18.33%) Python
4 9 (15.00%) Korn
5 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.67%) PHP
6 4 (6.67%) SQL
7 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.33%) Java
8 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.33%) Ruby
8 2 (3.33%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.67%) C#
9 1 (1.67%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Sun Certification
2 12 (20.00%) SCSA
3 10 (16.67%) RHCA
4 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.00%) ISEB
6 2 (3.33%) RHCE
6 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.33%) Degree
6 2 (3.33%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) MCSD
7 1 (1.67%) MCSE
7 1 (1.67%) CCA
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.67%) CCEA
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.00%) SLA
2 7 (11.67%) QA
System Software
1 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.33%) Firmware
3 2 (3.33%) NFS
3 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) qmail
3 2 (3.33%) Postfix
3 2 (3.33%) Sendmail
3 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.67%) XenApp
4 1 (1.67%) XenServer
4 1 (1.67%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.67%) Xen
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Nagios
2 9 (15.00%) Puppet
2 9 (15.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.33%) Opsview
4 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.33%) Graphite
5 2 (3.33%) Icinga
5 2 (3.33%) SmokePing
5 2 (3.33%) Cobbler
5 2 (3.33%) Cacti
5 2 (3.33%) Zenoss
5 2 (3.33%) yum
5 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.67%) WSUS
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 29 (48.33%) Red Hat
2 24 (40.00%) Oracle
3 21 (35.00%) VMware
4 20 (33.33%) Sun
5 14 (23.33%) HP
6 12 (20.00%) Symantec
7 6 (10.00%) NetApp
7 6 (10.00%) Citrix
7 6 (10.00%) Cisco
8 4 (6.67%) ATG
8 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.33%) Veritas
9 2 (3.33%) Juniper
9 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.33%) Crossbeam
9 2 (3.33%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.33%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.33%) F5
9 2 (3.33%) Green Hat
9 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
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