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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 206 173 118
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -55
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 28 49 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.98% 1.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.62% 3.35% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 88
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £60,000 £48,250
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
1724 1463 1735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.73% 29.22% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1465 1280 1522
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Wiltshire -9 12 £45,000 -10.00%
Gloucestershire -14 9 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Bristol -16 4 £37,500 -50.00% 1
Somerset -11 3 £33,500 +6.34% 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 82 (77.36%) Linux
2 55 (51.89%) Windows
3 43 (40.57%) UNIX
4 38 (35.85%) ITIL
5 33 (31.13%) SAN
5 33 (31.13%) VMware
6 32 (30.19%) Oracle
7 28 (26.42%) Apache
8 27 (25.47%) Citrix
8 27 (25.47%) Security Cleared
9 26 (24.53%) MySQL
10 25 (23.58%) SQL
11 24 (22.64%) HPUX
11 24 (22.64%) NetBackup
12 23 (21.70%) C#
13 22 (20.75%) Java
13 22 (20.75%) NetApp
13 22 (20.75%) DV Cleared
14 21 (19.81%) Degree
14 21 (19.81%) Cisco
14 21 (19.81%) HP
15 20 (18.87%) Python
15 20 (18.87%) C++
16 19 (17.92%) Perl
17 17 (16.04%) Veritas
17 17 (16.04%) Red Hat
17 17 (16.04%) SC Cleared
18 16 (15.09%) Bash Shell
18 16 (15.09%) Web Development
18 16 (15.09%) Configuration Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 28 (26.42%) Apache
2 16 (15.09%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.83%) IIS
3 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.89%) Zimbra
5 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.94%) Lync
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.13%) SAN
2 15 (14.15%) DHCP
3 14 (13.21%) iSCSI
3 14 (13.21%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (11.32%) LDAP
5 9 (8.49%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.55%) SIGTRAN
6 8 (7.55%) SS7
7 7 (6.60%) HTTP
7 7 (6.60%) DNS
8 6 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (5.66%) 4G
8 6 (5.66%) Firewall
8 6 (5.66%) SMTP
9 2 (1.89%) SSH
9 2 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (1.89%) IMAP
9 2 (1.89%) SMPP
9 2 (1.89%) INAP
9 2 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.53%) MySQL
2 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.60%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Toad
2 1 (0.94%) Introscope
2 1 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.94%) JProfiler
General
1 15 (14.15%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.60%) Military
4 6 (5.66%) Local Government
5 4 (3.77%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (19.81%) Administrator
2 15 (14.15%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (12.26%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (11.32%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) DBA
6 9 (8.49%) Architect
6 9 (8.49%) Analyst
6 9 (8.49%) IT Support
6 9 (8.49%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (8.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (7.55%) IT Support Specialist
7 8 (7.55%) UNIX Administrator
7 8 (7.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 8 (7.55%) Wintel Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Support Specialist
8 7 (6.60%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (6.60%) Technical Architect
8 7 (6.60%) Consultant
8 7 (6.60%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.15%) J2EE
2 8 (7.55%) LAMP
3 5 (4.72%) HTML
3 5 (4.72%) .NET
3 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.77%) CSS
5 3 (2.83%) XML
5 3 (2.83%) Ext JS
5 3 (2.83%) jQuery
6 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.89%) Middleware
6 2 (1.89%) SOAP
7 1 (0.94%) Web Services
7 1 (0.94%) JDBC
7 1 (0.94%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.94%) COM
7 1 (0.94%) ODBC
7 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.94%) RESTful
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Mathematics
2 13 (12.26%) Open Source
3 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.60%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.89%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.89%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.89%) AS400
6 1 (0.94%) Clustering
6 1 (0.94%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 82 (77.36%) Linux
2 55 (51.89%) Windows
3 43 (40.57%) UNIX
4 24 (22.64%) HPUX
5 10 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (7.55%) Mac OS X
7 7 (6.60%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.72%) AIX
8 5 (4.72%) VMS
8 5 (4.72%) SUSE
8 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.72%) CentOS
8 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.83%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.89%) Debian
11 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.85%) ITIL
2 16 (15.09%) Web Development
2 16 (15.09%) Configuration Management
3 15 (14.15%) Software Architecture
4 12 (11.32%) Identity Management
5 11 (10.38%) Software Engineering
6 9 (8.49%) Network Design
7 7 (6.60%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (6.60%) Protective Monitoring
7 7 (6.60%) Network Management
7 7 (6.60%) Migration
8 6 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.77%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (3.77%) MVC
9 4 (3.77%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.77%) CRM
10 3 (2.83%) Change Management
10 3 (2.83%) Project Management
10 3 (2.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.58%) SQL
2 23 (21.70%) C#
3 22 (20.75%) Java
4 20 (18.87%) Python
4 20 (18.87%) C++
5 19 (17.92%) Perl
6 16 (15.09%) Bash Shell
7 12 (11.32%) Shell Script
8 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
9 10 (9.43%) C
10 9 (8.49%) VB
11 8 (7.55%) Erlang
12 6 (5.66%) PHP
12 6 (5.66%) PL/SQL
13 4 (3.77%) Korn
14 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (25.47%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.75%) DV Cleared
3 21 (19.81%) Degree
4 17 (16.04%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.55%) ISEB
6 3 (2.83%) MCSE
6 3 (2.83%) CCIE
6 3 (2.83%) CCSP
6 3 (2.83%) CCNP
6 3 (2.83%) CCIP
6 3 (2.83%) CCDP
6 3 (2.83%) CISSP
6 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.83%) CCSE
6 3 (2.83%) CCVP
7 2 (1.89%) RHCA
7 2 (1.89%) SCSA
7 2 (1.89%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) COBIT
3 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 15 (14.15%) VMware ESX
1 15 (14.15%) vSphere
1 15 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.32%) GPFS
3 10 (9.43%) Samba
3 10 (9.43%) NFS
4 8 (7.55%) Xen
5 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
6 5 (4.72%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.94%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (22.64%) NetBackup
2 8 (7.55%) Bcfg2
3 5 (4.72%) Legato
3 5 (4.72%) Data Guard
3 5 (4.72%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (4.72%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.89%) Nagios
5 1 (0.94%) nmon
5 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.94%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.94%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.94%) SCCM
5 1 (0.94%) SCOM
5 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (31.13%) VMware
2 32 (30.19%) Oracle
3 27 (25.47%) Citrix
4 22 (20.75%) NetApp
5 21 (19.81%) Cisco
5 21 (19.81%) HP
6 17 (16.04%) Veritas
6 17 (16.04%) Red Hat
7 15 (14.15%) JBoss
7 15 (14.15%) Symantec
7 15 (14.15%) Brocade
8 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
9 7 (6.60%) Sun
10 6 (5.66%) EMC
11 5 (4.72%) IBM
11 5 (4.72%) CommVault
11 5 (4.72%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.89%) Scalix
12 2 (1.89%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.94%) LogRhythm
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago