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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 186 146 157
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +11
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 52 75 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 1.37% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.37% 4.89% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 36 56 48
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1541 1535 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.00% 27.98% 31.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1307 1524
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -7 24 £38,000 +6.29% 4
Gloucestershire -21 14 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Bristol - 8 £40,000 - 5
Somerset 0 2 £50,000 +36.81%
Dorset -20 2 £50,000 -
Devon -3 1 £38,000 +19.68%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 77 (91.67%) Linux
2 57 (67.86%) UNIX
3 37 (44.05%) Windows
4 31 (36.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (33.33%) ITIL
6 27 (32.14%) Red Hat
6 27 (32.14%) Firewall
7 26 (30.95%) TCP/IP
8 23 (27.38%) Shell Script
9 22 (26.19%) Sun
9 22 (26.19%) Python
10 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (22.62%) HP
11 19 (22.62%) SAN
12 18 (21.43%) HTTP
12 18 (21.43%) SMTP
12 18 (21.43%) Oracle
13 17 (20.24%) MySQL
13 17 (20.24%) Apache
13 17 (20.24%) Symantec
13 17 (20.24%) SUSE
13 17 (20.24%) NetBackup
14 16 (19.05%) TDD
15 15 (17.86%) SCSA
15 15 (17.86%) Intrusion Detection
15 15 (17.86%) VMware
15 15 (17.86%) SLA
15 15 (17.86%) Sun Certification
15 15 (17.86%) HPUX
15 15 (17.86%) PHP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 17 (20.24%) Apache
2 13 (15.48%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.19%) JBoss
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (32.14%) Firewall
2 26 (30.95%) TCP/IP
3 19 (22.62%) SAN
4 18 (21.43%) HTTP
4 18 (21.43%) SMTP
5 15 (17.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (16.67%) DNS
7 11 (13.10%) Internet
8 10 (11.90%) Ethernet
8 10 (11.90%) SNMP
8 10 (11.90%) NAS
9 7 (8.33%) Kerberos
9 7 (8.33%) LDAP
10 5 (5.95%) iSCSI
10 5 (5.95%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (5.95%) MPLS
11 4 (4.76%) DHCP
12 3 (3.57%) LAN
12 3 (3.57%) WAN
13 1 (1.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) MySQL
2 7 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (11.90%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.57%) Military
3 2 (2.38%) Finance
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Linux Engineer
1 19 (22.62%) Developer
2 15 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
2 15 (17.86%) Analyst
3 13 (15.48%) UNIX Engineer
3 13 (15.48%) Administrator
4 12 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (13.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (13.10%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (10.71%) Java Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Software Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Architect
10 5 (5.95%) Lead Architect
10 5 (5.95%) Lead Technical Architect
10 5 (5.95%) Security Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) UNIX Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) Technical Architect
10 5 (5.95%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) XML
2 10 (11.90%) J2EE
3 9 (10.71%) RESTful
3 9 (10.71%) Spring
3 9 (10.71%) HTML
3 9 (10.71%) CSS
3 9 (10.71%) SOAP
3 9 (10.71%) Web Services
3 9 (10.71%) XHTML
3 9 (10.71%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (1.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) Open Source
3 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) AS400
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 77 (91.67%) Linux
2 57 (67.86%) UNIX
3 37 (44.05%) Windows
4 31 (36.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (20.24%) SUSE
6 15 (17.86%) HPUX
7 9 (10.71%) CentOS
8 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (7.14%) AIX
11 5 (5.95%) Windows 7
11 5 (5.95%) Windows 2000
11 5 (5.95%) VMS
12 4 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) ITIL
2 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.05%) TDD
4 14 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (14.29%) Change Management
5 12 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 11 (13.10%) Software Engineering
7 10 (11.90%) Cyber Security
7 10 (11.90%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.71%) BDD
8 9 (10.71%) Kanban
8 9 (10.71%) Scrum
8 9 (10.71%) Project Management
9 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 7 (8.33%) Software Deployment
11 5 (5.95%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
12 4 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) Shell Script
2 22 (26.19%) Python
3 15 (17.86%) PHP
4 14 (16.67%) Java
5 13 (15.48%) SQL
6 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 9 (10.71%) Perl
8 7 (8.33%) Bourne shell
8 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.76%) C#
9 4 (4.76%) C++
10 3 (3.57%) VB
11 1 (1.19%) Korn
11 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) SCSA
1 15 (17.86%) Sun Certification
2 14 (16.67%) RHCA
3 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.14%) Degree
5 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.76%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.57%) MCP
7 3 (3.57%) ISEB
8 2 (2.38%) MCSE
9 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.19%) CCSE
9 1 (1.19%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.19%) CCA
9 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.19%) CCEA
9 1 (1.19%) CISSP
9 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.19%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.86%) SLA
2 8 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.33%) qmail
4 1 (1.19%) vSphere
4 1 (1.19%) Firmware
4 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (20.24%) NetBackup
2 7 (8.33%) Puppet
2 7 (8.33%) yum
2 7 (8.33%) Zenoss
2 7 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.33%) Nagios
3 5 (5.95%) OpenView
3 5 (5.95%) Unicenter
4 3 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.19%) Legato
5 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (32.14%) Red Hat
2 22 (26.19%) Sun
3 19 (22.62%) HP
4 18 (21.43%) Oracle
5 17 (20.24%) Symantec
6 15 (17.86%) VMware
7 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 7 (8.33%) Cisco
8 7 (8.33%) NetApp
9 6 (7.14%) CheckPoint
10 5 (5.95%) Sourcefire
10 5 (5.95%) Blue Coat
10 5 (5.95%) Crossbeam
10 5 (5.95%) F5
10 5 (5.95%) IBM
10 5 (5.95%) Juniper
10 5 (5.95%) Citrix
10 5 (5.95%) BMC
11 2 (2.38%) Veritas
12 1 (1.19%) Brocade
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