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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 174 154 119
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -35
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 48 58 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 1.11% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.82% 4.07% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 36 55 80
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £28,848 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1701 1426 1653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.07% 27.27% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1458 1277 1460
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 23 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 23 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 14 £46,000 +2.22% 2
Bristol -5 13 £37,500 -50.00%
Wiltshire -9 13 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Somerset -26 3 £33,500 +6.34%
Devon - 2 - - 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 109 (78.42%) Linux
2 72 (51.80%) Windows
3 63 (45.32%) UNIX
4 53 (38.13%) ITIL
4 53 (38.13%) HPUX
5 52 (37.41%) SAN
6 51 (36.69%) Security Cleared
7 48 (34.53%) VMware
8 47 (33.81%) Oracle
9 45 (32.37%) HP
10 42 (30.22%) NetBackup
11 41 (29.50%) Citrix
11 41 (29.50%) DV Cleared
12 39 (28.06%) MySQL
13 38 (27.34%) SQL
13 38 (27.34%) NetApp
14 37 (26.62%) C#
15 36 (25.90%) Java
16 34 (24.46%) Apache
17 33 (23.74%) C++
17 33 (23.74%) Veritas
18 31 (22.30%) Red Hat
18 31 (22.30%) Cisco
19 30 (21.58%) Perl
19 30 (21.58%) Degree
20 29 (20.86%) SC Cleared
21 27 (19.42%) WebLogic
22 25 (17.99%) J2EE
22 25 (17.99%) JBoss
22 25 (17.99%) Symantec

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (24.46%) Apache
2 27 (19.42%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.88%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (2.88%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.16%) IIS
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (1.44%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.44%) Zimbra
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.44%) Lync
5 2 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (4.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.72%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (37.41%) SAN
2 23 (16.55%) DHCP
3 14 (10.07%) iSCSI
3 14 (10.07%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (8.63%) LDAP
5 8 (5.76%) SS7
5 8 (5.76%) SIGTRAN
6 6 (4.32%) 4G
7 5 (3.60%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.88%) SMTP
8 4 (2.88%) HTTP
8 4 (2.88%) Firewall
9 3 (2.16%) NAS
9 3 (2.16%) DNS
10 2 (1.44%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.44%) VPN
10 2 (1.44%) FTP
10 2 (1.44%) GPRS
10 2 (1.44%) GSM
10 2 (1.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (28.06%) MySQL
2 21 (15.11%) SQL Server
3 16 (11.51%) Relational Database
4 14 (10.07%) Oracle Database
5 9 (6.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.60%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.88%) Ingres
8 3 (2.16%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.44%) EDRMS
9 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.44%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.44%) MS Access
9 2 (1.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Toad
2 2 (1.44%) JDeveloper
2 2 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.44%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.44%) Introscope
2 2 (1.44%) NUnit
2 2 (1.44%) JProfiler
2 2 (1.44%) JUnit
2 2 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (13.67%) Finance
2 12 (8.63%) Military
3 10 (7.19%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.47%) Local Government
5 4 (2.88%) Back Office
6 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (15.83%) Administrator
1 22 (15.83%) Linux Engineer
2 17 (12.23%) DBA
3 15 (10.79%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (10.79%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (9.35%) Architect
5 12 (8.63%) Consultant
5 12 (8.63%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (8.63%) Oracle DBA
6 11 (7.91%) Technical Architect
6 11 (7.91%) UNIX Engineer
7 10 (7.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.19%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (7.19%) Wintel Engineer
7 10 (7.19%) Developer
8 9 (6.47%) Software Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) IT Support
9 8 (5.76%) IT Support Specialist
9 8 (5.76%) Support Specialist
10 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.99%) J2EE
2 8 (5.76%) LAMP
3 7 (5.04%) HTML
3 7 (5.04%) .NET
3 7 (5.04%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.32%) CSS
5 5 (3.60%) jQuery
5 5 (3.60%) Middleware
6 3 (2.16%) Ext JS
6 3 (2.16%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (2.16%) Web Services
6 3 (2.16%) XML
7 2 (1.44%) ODBC
7 2 (1.44%) Spring
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle Streams
7 2 (1.44%) JDBC
7 2 (1.44%) JSP
7 2 (1.44%) SOAP
7 2 (1.44%) Play Framework
7 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) Mathematics
2 13 (9.35%) Open Source
3 11 (7.91%) N-Tier
4 7 (5.04%) Clustering
4 7 (5.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.16%) Derivative
6 2 (1.44%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.44%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.44%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.72%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 109 (78.42%) Linux
2 72 (51.80%) Windows
3 63 (45.32%) UNIX
4 53 (38.13%) HPUX
5 21 (15.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.91%) Windows 7
7 10 (7.19%) SUSE
8 8 (5.76%) AIX
8 8 (5.76%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.16%) VMS
10 3 (2.16%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.16%) CentOS
11 2 (1.44%) Debian
11 2 (1.44%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.13%) ITIL
2 24 (17.27%) Web Development
3 23 (16.55%) Software Architecture
3 23 (16.55%) Software Engineering
4 14 (10.07%) Configuration Management
5 12 (8.63%) Identity Management
5 12 (8.63%) Network Design
5 12 (8.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (7.91%) Migration
6 11 (7.91%) Network Management
6 11 (7.91%) Protective Monitoring
7 10 (7.19%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.88%) MVC
10 4 (2.88%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.88%) CRM
11 3 (2.16%) Project Management
11 3 (2.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.34%) SQL
2 37 (26.62%) C#
3 36 (25.90%) Java
4 33 (23.74%) C++
5 30 (21.58%) Perl
6 23 (16.55%) Shell Script
7 18 (12.95%) JavaScript
7 18 (12.95%) Bash Shell
8 15 (10.79%) VB
9 14 (10.07%) Python
10 11 (7.91%) C
11 10 (7.19%) PL/SQL
12 8 (5.76%) Erlang
13 3 (2.16%) Korn
14 2 (1.44%) Scala
14 2 (1.44%) PHP
14 2 (1.44%) Ruby
15 1 (0.72%) AWK
15 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (36.69%) Security Cleared
2 41 (29.50%) DV Cleared
3 30 (21.58%) Degree
4 29 (20.86%) SC Cleared
5 14 (10.07%) ISEB
6 7 (5.04%) Sun Certification
6 7 (5.04%) SCSA
6 7 (5.04%) RHCA
7 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.88%) OCP
8 4 (2.88%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (2.88%) MCSD
8 4 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.88%) CITP
8 4 (2.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.44%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.44%) CCSE
9 2 (1.44%) MCSE
9 2 (1.44%) CCIE
9 2 (1.44%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.39%) SLA
2 7 (5.04%) QA
3 3 (2.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (16.55%) VMware ESX
1 23 (16.55%) vSphere
2 15 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.63%) GPFS
3 12 (8.63%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (7.19%) Samba
4 10 (7.19%) NFS
5 8 (5.76%) Xen
6 7 (5.04%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (3.60%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.44%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.44%) Postfix
9 1 (0.72%) Squid
Systems Management
1 42 (30.22%) NetBackup
2 13 (9.35%) Backup Exec
3 10 (7.19%) EMC NetWorker
3 10 (7.19%) Legato
3 10 (7.19%) Data Guard
4 8 (5.76%) Bcfg2
5 3 (2.16%) Nagios
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.44%) OpenView
6 2 (1.44%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.44%) SCCM
6 2 (1.44%) SCOM
6 2 (1.44%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.44%) nmon
6 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.72%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 48 (34.53%) VMware
2 47 (33.81%) Oracle
3 45 (32.37%) HP
4 41 (29.50%) Citrix
5 38 (27.34%) NetApp
6 33 (23.74%) Veritas
7 31 (22.30%) Red Hat
7 31 (22.30%) Cisco
8 25 (17.99%) JBoss
8 25 (17.99%) Symantec
9 23 (16.55%) Brocade
10 14 (10.07%) Sun
11 12 (8.63%) EMC
12 10 (7.19%) CommVault
13 9 (6.47%) IBM
14 7 (5.04%) Microsoft
14 7 (5.04%) 3PAR
15 4 (2.88%) BMC
15 4 (2.88%) CheckPoint
16 3 (2.16%) Capita
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