The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 178 156 117
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -39
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 46 54 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 1.04% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.66% 3.72% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 37 49 88
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,080 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1727 1452 1687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.08% 27.83% 30.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1289 1489
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Solaris
England

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 July 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 July 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 -14 16 £46,000 +2.22% 3
Wiltshire -5 12 £45,000 +60.25%
Bristol -1 11 £37,500 -50.00% 4
Somerset -19 3 £33,500 +6.34%
Devon - 1 - - 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 106 (78.52%) Linux
2 73 (54.07%) Windows
3 59 (43.70%) UNIX
4 52 (38.52%) ITIL
5 49 (36.30%) Security Cleared
6 47 (34.81%) HPUX
6 47 (34.81%) SAN
6 47 (34.81%) VMware
7 42 (31.11%) Oracle
8 41 (30.37%) HP
9 40 (29.63%) Citrix
9 40 (29.63%) DV Cleared
10 38 (28.15%) MySQL
11 37 (27.41%) SQL
11 37 (27.41%) NetBackup
12 36 (26.67%) C#
13 35 (25.93%) Java
14 34 (25.19%) Apache
14 34 (25.19%) NetApp
15 32 (23.70%) C++
16 31 (22.96%) Cisco
17 29 (21.48%) Perl
17 29 (21.48%) Degree
18 28 (20.74%) Veritas
18 28 (20.74%) SC Cleared
19 27 (20.00%) Red Hat
19 27 (20.00%) WebLogic
20 25 (18.52%) J2EE
20 25 (18.52%) JBoss
20 25 (18.52%) Symantec

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (25.19%) Apache
2 27 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.96%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (2.22%) IIS
5 2 (1.48%) Lync
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.48%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.48%) Zimbra
5 2 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.74%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (34.81%) SAN
2 23 (17.04%) DHCP
3 14 (10.37%) iSCSI
3 14 (10.37%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (8.89%) LDAP
5 8 (5.93%) SS7
5 8 (5.93%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.93%) SIGTRAN
6 7 (5.19%) SMTP
6 7 (5.19%) HTTP
7 6 (4.44%) 4G
7 6 (4.44%) DNS
7 6 (4.44%) Firewall
8 3 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.48%) LTE
9 2 (1.48%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (1.48%) NAS
9 2 (1.48%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.48%) SMPP
9 2 (1.48%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (28.15%) MySQL
2 20 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 15 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 13 (9.63%) Oracle Database
5 9 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.96%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.22%) Ingres
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.48%) EDRMS
9 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.48%) MS Access
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Toad
2 2 (1.48%) JProfiler
2 2 (1.48%) JDeveloper
2 2 (1.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.48%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.48%) JUnit
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.48%) NUnit
2 2 (1.48%) Introscope
General
1 19 (14.07%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Military
3 10 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.67%) Local Government
5 4 (2.96%) Back Office
6 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.48%) Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (15.56%) Administrator
2 19 (14.07%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (11.85%) DBA
4 14 (10.37%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (10.37%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (9.63%) Architect
6 11 (8.15%) Technical Consultant
6 11 (8.15%) Oracle DBA
6 11 (8.15%) Technical Architect
6 11 (8.15%) Consultant
7 10 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) Developer
7 10 (7.41%) UNIX Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (6.67%) IT Support
9 8 (5.93%) IT Support Specialist
9 8 (5.93%) Support Specialist
10 7 (5.19%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.52%) J2EE
2 8 (5.93%) LAMP
3 7 (5.19%) HTML
3 7 (5.19%) .NET
3 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.44%) CSS
5 5 (3.70%) Middleware
5 5 (3.70%) jQuery
6 3 (2.22%) Web Services
6 3 (2.22%) XML
6 3 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (2.22%) Ext JS
7 2 (1.48%) Play Framework
7 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.48%) JDBC
7 2 (1.48%) JSP
7 2 (1.48%) SOAP
7 2 (1.48%) ODBC
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle Streams
7 2 (1.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.07%) Mathematics
2 13 (9.63%) Open Source
3 11 (8.15%) N-Tier
4 7 (5.19%) Clustering
5 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.48%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.48%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.48%) Derivative
6 2 (1.48%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.74%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 106 (78.52%) Linux
2 73 (54.07%) Windows
3 59 (43.70%) UNIX
4 47 (34.81%) HPUX
5 17 (12.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (8.15%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.93%) Mac OS X
8 7 (5.19%) AIX
9 6 (4.44%) SUSE
10 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.22%) VMS
11 3 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.22%) CentOS
12 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.48%) Debian
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.52%) ITIL
2 24 (17.78%) Web Development
3 23 (17.04%) Software Architecture
4 22 (16.30%) Software Engineering
5 14 (10.37%) Configuration Management
6 12 (8.89%) Network Design
6 12 (8.89%) Identity Management
7 11 (8.15%) Migration
7 11 (8.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (8.15%) Protective Monitoring
7 11 (8.15%) Network Management
8 10 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (2.96%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (2.96%) CRM
11 4 (2.96%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.96%) MVC
12 3 (2.22%) TOGAF
12 3 (2.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.41%) SQL
2 36 (26.67%) C#
3 35 (25.93%) Java
4 32 (23.70%) C++
5 29 (21.48%) Perl
6 22 (16.30%) Shell Script
7 17 (12.59%) JavaScript
7 17 (12.59%) Python
7 17 (12.59%) Bash Shell
8 14 (10.37%) VB
9 11 (8.15%) C
10 9 (6.67%) PL/SQL
11 8 (5.93%) Erlang
12 5 (3.70%) PHP
13 3 (2.22%) Korn
14 2 (1.48%) Scala
14 2 (1.48%) Ruby
15 1 (0.74%) AWK
15 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (36.30%) Security Cleared
2 40 (29.63%) DV Cleared
3 29 (21.48%) Degree
4 28 (20.74%) SC Cleared
5 13 (9.63%) ISEB
6 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.96%) MCSD
7 4 (2.96%) CITP
8 3 (2.22%) SCSA
8 3 (2.22%) RHCA
8 3 (2.22%) Sun Certification
8 3 (2.22%) OCP
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.48%) CCIE
9 2 (1.48%) CCSP
9 2 (1.48%) CCNP
9 2 (1.48%) CCIP
9 2 (1.48%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.85%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (17.04%) VMware ESX
1 23 (17.04%) vSphere
2 15 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.89%) GPFS
4 11 (8.15%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (7.41%) NFS
5 10 (7.41%) Samba
6 8 (5.93%) Xen
7 6 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
9 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.48%) Postfix
10 1 (0.74%) Squid
Systems Management
1 37 (27.41%) NetBackup
2 9 (6.67%) Data Guard
3 8 (5.93%) Bcfg2
3 8 (5.93%) Backup Exec
4 6 (4.44%) Legato
4 6 (4.44%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.22%) Nagios
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.48%) nmon
6 2 (1.48%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.48%) OpenView
6 2 (1.48%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.48%) SCCM
6 2 (1.48%) SCOM
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.74%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 47 (34.81%) VMware
2 42 (31.11%) Oracle
3 41 (30.37%) HP
4 40 (29.63%) Citrix
5 34 (25.19%) NetApp
6 31 (22.96%) Cisco
7 28 (20.74%) Veritas
8 27 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 25 (18.52%) JBoss
9 25 (18.52%) Symantec
10 23 (17.04%) Brocade
11 10 (7.41%) Sun
12 9 (6.67%) IBM
13 8 (5.93%) EMC
14 7 (5.19%) Microsoft
15 6 (4.44%) CommVault
16 4 (2.96%) BMC
16 4 (2.96%) CheckPoint
17 3 (2.22%) Capita
17 3 (2.22%) 3PAR
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