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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 209 141 131
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -10
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 31 77 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 1.46% 1.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.87% 5.40% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 26 59 75
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1660 1425 1636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.70% 26.98% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1399 1252 1405
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Wiltshire -1 11 £37,500 -22.68% 1
Bristol -7 11 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Somerset +3 6 £32,500 +15.68%
Devon - 3 £38,000 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 81 (90.00%) Linux
2 69 (76.67%) UNIX
3 34 (37.78%) Windows
4 33 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (35.56%) Red Hat
6 31 (34.44%) ITIL
7 30 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 28 (31.11%) Firewall
8 28 (31.11%) TCP/IP
9 25 (27.78%) Sun
10 24 (26.67%) Apache
10 24 (26.67%) Oracle
10 24 (26.67%) VMware
11 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (23.33%) MySQL
11 21 (23.33%) Python
11 21 (23.33%) HP
12 19 (21.11%) Symantec
13 18 (20.00%) NetBackup
13 18 (20.00%) HPUX
14 17 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (18.89%) HTTP
14 17 (18.89%) SMTP
14 17 (18.89%) DNS
14 17 (18.89%) SLA
14 17 (18.89%) Perl
14 17 (18.89%) SUSE
14 17 (18.89%) Change Management
14 17 (18.89%) Sun Certification
14 17 (18.89%) SAN

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (26.67%) Apache
2 14 (15.56%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.56%) JBoss
4 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.44%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (3.33%) GlassFish
5 3 (3.33%) IIS
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Office
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.11%) TCP/IP
1 28 (31.11%) Firewall
2 17 (18.89%) DNS
2 17 (18.89%) SAN
2 17 (18.89%) SMTP
2 17 (18.89%) HTTP
3 11 (12.22%) Internet
3 11 (12.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 10 (11.11%) SNMP
5 8 (8.89%) NAS
6 7 (7.78%) Kerberos
6 7 (7.78%) LDAP
6 7 (7.78%) WAN
7 6 (6.67%) LAN
7 6 (6.67%) VLAN
8 5 (5.56%) iSCSI
9 4 (4.44%) DHCP
10 2 (2.22%) ATM
10 2 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.33%) MySQL
2 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 10 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.33%) Back Office
2 3 (3.33%) Military
3 2 (2.22%) Marketing
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (24.44%) Linux Engineer
2 19 (21.11%) Developer
2 19 (21.11%) Administrator
3 18 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (12.22%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Software Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) UNIX Systems Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.78%) UNIX Administrator
9 6 (6.67%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Architect
10 5 (5.56%) Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.56%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) J2EE
2 9 (10.00%) CSS
2 9 (10.00%) SOAP
2 9 (10.00%) Web Services
2 9 (10.00%) XML
2 9 (10.00%) XHTML
2 9 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (10.00%) Spring
2 9 (10.00%) RESTful
2 9 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) Open Source
3 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
6 1 (1.11%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 81 (90.00%) Linux
2 69 (76.67%) UNIX
3 34 (37.78%) Windows
4 33 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (20.00%) HPUX
6 17 (18.89%) SUSE
7 12 (13.33%) CentOS
8 10 (11.11%) AIX
9 5 (5.56%) Windows 2000
9 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (4.44%) VMS
11 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) ITIL
2 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.89%) Change Management
4 16 (17.78%) TDD
5 15 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 12 (13.33%) Project Management
7 11 (12.22%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
8 10 (11.11%) Cyber Security
8 10 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 9 (10.00%) Kanban
9 9 (10.00%) BDD
9 9 (10.00%) Scrum
10 8 (8.89%) Configuration Management
11 7 (7.78%) Software Deployment
11 7 (7.78%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.78%) DevOps
12 5 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (4.44%) Migration
13 4 (4.44%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 30 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 21 (23.33%) Python
3 17 (18.89%) Perl
4 13 (14.44%) Java
5 12 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 11 (12.22%) PHP
7 9 (10.00%) SQL
8 7 (7.78%) Korn
8 7 (7.78%) Bourne shell
9 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.56%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.44%) C#
10 4 (4.44%) C++
11 3 (3.33%) VB
12 2 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Sun Certification
2 16 (17.78%) SCSA
3 14 (15.56%) RHCA
4 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.67%) Degree
6 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.44%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.33%) MCP
8 3 (3.33%) ISEB
9 2 (2.22%) RHCSA
10 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.11%) CCA
10 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.11%) CCEA
10 1 (1.11%) MCSD
10 1 (1.11%) MCSE
10 1 (1.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.89%) SLA
2 9 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 17 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.78%) qmail
3 2 (2.22%) Postfix
3 2 (2.22%) Sendmail
3 2 (2.22%) Firmware
3 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.22%) vSphere
3 2 (2.22%) NFS
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 13 (14.44%) Nagios
3 12 (13.33%) Puppet
4 9 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (7.78%) Zenoss
5 7 (7.78%) yum
6 3 (3.33%) Opsview
6 3 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (2.22%) OpenView
7 2 (2.22%) Unicenter
7 2 (2.22%) Cacti
7 2 (2.22%) Icinga
7 2 (2.22%) Graphite
7 2 (2.22%) SmokePing
7 2 (2.22%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (35.56%) Red Hat
2 25 (27.78%) Sun
3 24 (26.67%) Oracle
3 24 (26.67%) VMware
4 21 (23.33%) HP
5 19 (21.11%) Symantec
6 10 (11.11%) Cisco
7 9 (10.00%) Citrix
7 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (7.78%) NetApp
9 5 (5.56%) Juniper
9 5 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.56%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.56%) Sourcefire
9 5 (5.56%) Crossbeam
9 5 (5.56%) F5
10 4 (4.44%) ATG
11 2 (2.22%) BMC
11 2 (2.22%) IBM
11 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow
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