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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 190 168 114
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -54
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 35 47 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.91% 1.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.05% 3.15% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 93
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,150 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1708 1490 1781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.02% 28.69% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1461 1312 1579
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -5 13 £46,000 +2.22%
Wiltshire -8 12 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Bristol +1 6 £37,500 -50.00% 2
Somerset -20 3 £33,500 +6.34% 1
Devon - 1 - - 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 94 (77.05%) Linux
2 67 (54.92%) Windows
3 52 (42.62%) UNIX
4 47 (38.52%) ITIL
5 43 (35.25%) VMware
6 39 (31.97%) SAN
7 38 (31.15%) Security Cleared
8 37 (30.33%) Oracle
9 35 (28.69%) Citrix
10 34 (27.87%) HPUX
11 32 (26.23%) Apache
11 32 (26.23%) SQL
12 31 (25.41%) MySQL
12 31 (25.41%) HP
13 30 (24.59%) DV Cleared
13 30 (24.59%) NetBackup
14 29 (23.77%) Cisco
14 29 (23.77%) C#
14 29 (23.77%) Java
15 28 (22.95%) NetApp
15 28 (22.95%) Degree
16 27 (22.13%) C++
17 25 (20.49%) Perl
18 24 (19.67%) SC Cleared
19 23 (18.85%) WebLogic
19 23 (18.85%) Veritas
20 22 (18.03%) Red Hat
21 21 (17.21%) Web Development
22 20 (16.39%) Brocade
22 20 (16.39%) VMware ESX

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 32 (26.23%) Apache
2 23 (18.85%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (2.46%) IIS
5 2 (1.64%) Zimbra
5 2 (1.64%) Lync
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.82%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.82%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (31.97%) SAN
2 20 (16.39%) DHCP
3 14 (11.48%) iSCSI
3 14 (11.48%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (9.84%) LDAP
5 9 (7.38%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.56%) SMTP
6 8 (6.56%) HTTP
6 8 (6.56%) SIGTRAN
6 8 (6.56%) SS7
7 7 (5.74%) DNS
8 6 (4.92%) Firewall
8 6 (4.92%) 4G
9 4 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.64%) IMAP
10 2 (1.64%) SSH
10 2 (1.64%) SMPP
10 2 (1.64%) INAP
10 2 (1.64%) Internet
10 2 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.41%) MySQL
2 13 (10.66%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.02%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.38%) Oracle Database
5 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.82%) MS Access
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Toad
2 2 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.64%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.64%) Introscope
2 2 (1.64%) JProfiler
3 1 (0.82%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (13.11%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.38%) Military
3 9 (7.38%) Local Government
4 4 (3.28%) Back Office
5 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (18.03%) Administrator
2 15 (12.30%) Systems Administrator
2 15 (12.30%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (10.66%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (10.66%) Architect
4 12 (9.84%) DBA
5 11 (9.02%) Technical Architect
6 10 (8.20%) Wintel Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) IT Support
7 9 (7.38%) Technical Consultant
7 9 (7.38%) UNIX Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (7.38%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (7.38%) Consultant
8 8 (6.56%) Developer
8 8 (6.56%) Analyst
8 8 (6.56%) Support Specialist
8 8 (6.56%) Oracle DBA
8 8 (6.56%) IT Support Specialist
9 7 (5.74%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.39%) J2EE
2 8 (6.56%) LAMP
3 5 (4.10%) HTML
3 5 (4.10%) .NET
3 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.28%) CSS
4 4 (3.28%) Middleware
5 3 (2.46%) XML
5 3 (2.46%) jQuery
5 3 (2.46%) Ext JS
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.64%) ODBC
6 2 (1.64%) JDBC
6 2 (1.64%) SOAP
6 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Streams
7 1 (0.82%) Web Services
7 1 (0.82%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Mathematics
2 13 (10.66%) Open Source
3 11 (9.02%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.10%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.64%) AS400
5 2 (1.64%) Clustering
5 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.82%) Derivative
6 1 (0.82%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 94 (77.05%) Linux
2 67 (54.92%) Windows
3 52 (42.62%) UNIX
4 34 (27.87%) HPUX
5 12 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (9.02%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.56%) Mac OS X
8 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.92%) AIX
10 5 (4.10%) SUSE
10 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (3.28%) VMS
11 4 (3.28%) CentOS
12 3 (2.46%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.46%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (1.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (38.52%) ITIL
2 21 (17.21%) Web Development
3 20 (16.39%) Software Architecture
4 16 (13.11%) Configuration Management
5 15 (12.30%) Software Engineering
6 13 (10.66%) Network Design
7 12 (9.84%) Identity Management
8 11 (9.02%) Migration
8 11 (9.02%) Network Management
8 11 (9.02%) Protective Monitoring
9 10 (8.20%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.28%) MVC
11 4 (3.28%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.28%) CRM
11 4 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (2.46%) Change Management
12 3 (2.46%) Project Management
12 3 (2.46%) TOGAF
12 3 (2.46%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.23%) SQL
2 29 (23.77%) C#
2 29 (23.77%) Java
3 27 (22.13%) C++
4 25 (20.49%) Perl
5 19 (15.57%) Shell Script
6 18 (14.75%) Python
7 17 (13.93%) Bash Shell
8 13 (10.66%) JavaScript
9 12 (9.84%) VB
10 11 (9.02%) C
11 8 (6.56%) Erlang
12 7 (5.74%) PL/SQL
13 4 (3.28%) PHP
13 4 (3.28%) Korn
14 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (31.15%) Security Cleared
2 30 (24.59%) DV Cleared
3 28 (22.95%) Degree
4 24 (19.67%) SC Cleared
5 11 (9.02%) ISEB
6 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.28%) MCSD
8 4 (3.28%) CITP
9 3 (2.46%) MCSE
9 3 (2.46%) CCIE
9 3 (2.46%) CCSP
9 3 (2.46%) CCNP
9 3 (2.46%) CCIP
9 3 (2.46%) CCDP
9 3 (2.46%) CISSP
9 3 (2.46%) CCVP
9 3 (2.46%) CCSE
10 2 (1.64%) RHCA
10 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.02%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) COBIT
3 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 20 (16.39%) VMware ESX
1 20 (16.39%) vSphere
2 16 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.84%) GPFS
4 10 (8.20%) Samba
4 10 (8.20%) NFS
5 8 (6.56%) Xen
6 6 (4.92%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (4.92%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.64%) Postfix
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.82%) Squid
Systems Management
1 30 (24.59%) NetBackup
2 8 (6.56%) Bcfg2
3 6 (4.92%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.10%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (4.10%) Legato
4 5 (4.10%) Data Guard
5 3 (2.46%) Nagios
6 2 (1.64%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.64%) nmon
6 2 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.64%) SCCM
6 2 (1.64%) SCOM
7 1 (0.82%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.82%) OpenView
7 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.82%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 43 (35.25%) VMware
2 37 (30.33%) Oracle
3 35 (28.69%) Citrix
4 31 (25.41%) HP
5 29 (23.77%) Cisco
6 28 (22.95%) NetApp
7 23 (18.85%) Veritas
8 22 (18.03%) Red Hat
9 20 (16.39%) JBoss
9 20 (16.39%) Symantec
9 20 (16.39%) Brocade
10 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
11 7 (5.74%) Sun
11 7 (5.74%) EMC
12 6 (4.92%) IBM
13 5 (4.10%) CheckPoint
13 5 (4.10%) CommVault
14 3 (2.46%) BMC
14 3 (2.46%) Capita
15 2 (1.64%) Scalix
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £27000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + base
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago