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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 226 170 150
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -20
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 24 65 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 1.05% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.28% 3.88% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 43 64
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £31,100 £28,080
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £60,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
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
1878 1675 1406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.28% 27.01% 26.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1442 1285
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Bristol -18 7 £42,000 +12.00% 5
Gloucestershire -21 7 £50,000 +8.69% 1
Dorset - 7 - - 3
Wiltshire -24 3 £45,000 -20.00% 9
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 48 (85.71%) Linux
2 41 (73.21%) UNIX
3 27 (48.21%) Oracle
4 24 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 22 (39.29%) Shell Script
6 21 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (32.14%) VMware
7 18 (32.14%) Apache
8 16 (28.57%) Windows
9 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
9 15 (26.79%) Sun
10 14 (25.00%) Change Management
10 14 (25.00%) MySQL
11 13 (23.21%) ITIL
11 13 (23.21%) Perl
11 13 (23.21%) CentOS
12 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (21.43%) Python
12 12 (21.43%) Configuration Management
13 11 (19.64%) SLA
13 11 (19.64%) Firewall
13 11 (19.64%) DevOps
14 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (17.86%) Korn
14 10 (17.86%) HP
14 10 (17.86%) DNS
15 9 (16.07%) Nagios
15 9 (16.07%) WebLogic
15 9 (16.07%) AIX
15 9 (16.07%) Management Information System

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 18 (32.14%) Apache
2 9 (16.07%) WebLogic
3 6 (10.71%) GlassFish
4 4 (7.14%) JBoss
4 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.36%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Temenos T24
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
2 11 (19.64%) Firewall
3 10 (17.86%) DNS
4 7 (12.50%) Internet
5 6 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (10.71%) SAN
5 6 (10.71%) SMTP
5 6 (10.71%) HTTP
6 5 (8.93%) VLAN
7 4 (7.14%) WAN
7 4 (7.14%) NAS
8 3 (5.36%) iSCSI
8 3 (5.36%) LAN
9 2 (3.57%) ATM
9 2 (3.57%) VPN
9 2 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.57%) OSPF
9 2 (3.57%) BGP
9 2 (3.57%) Wireless
10 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) MySQL
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (8.93%) OLTP
3 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.79%) TimesTen
7 1 (1.79%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) Subversion
3 5 (8.93%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (10.71%) Back Office
4 5 (8.93%) Financial Institution
5 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 4 (7.14%) Aerospace
6 2 (3.57%) Electronics
6 2 (3.57%) Marketing
7 1 (1.79%) Advertising
7 1 (1.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Administrator
2 21 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (26.79%) UNIX Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (16.07%) UNIX Administrator
6 9 (16.07%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 9 (16.07%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 8 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Analyst
9 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Test Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (7.14%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 4 (7.14%) Solaris Administrator
11 3 (5.36%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 3 (5.36%) Incident Analyst
11 3 (5.36%) Senior Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Middleware
2 5 (8.93%) XML
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.07%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.93%) Statistics
4 4 (7.14%) Clustering
5 2 (3.57%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.79%) HACMP
6 1 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 48 (85.71%) Linux
2 41 (73.21%) UNIX
3 21 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (28.57%) Windows
5 13 (23.21%) CentOS
6 9 (16.07%) AIX
7 7 (12.50%) HPUX
8 6 (10.71%) SUSE
9 4 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (5.36%) VMS
11 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Change Management
2 13 (23.21%) ITIL
3 12 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 11 (19.64%) DevOps
5 6 (10.71%) Malware Analysis
5 6 (10.71%) Project Management
5 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 6 (10.71%) CRM
5 6 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.93%) Performance Testing
6 5 (8.93%) Test Management
6 5 (8.93%) Cash Management
6 5 (8.93%) Process Architecture
6 5 (8.93%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (8.93%) SDLC
6 5 (8.93%) Resilience Testing
6 5 (8.93%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) Shell Script
2 13 (23.21%) Perl
3 12 (21.43%) Python
4 10 (17.86%) Korn
5 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.71%) PHP
7 5 (8.93%) SQL
8 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.57%) AWK
9 2 (3.57%) Ruby
9 2 (3.57%) sed
10 1 (1.79%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Sun Certification
2 7 (12.50%) SCSA
3 6 (10.71%) RHCA
3 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.93%) ISEB
5 2 (3.57%) RHCE
5 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) SLA
2 7 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (10.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (3.57%) NFS
4 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) Postfix
4 2 (3.57%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.79%) XenApp
5 1 (1.79%) XenServer
5 1 (1.79%) Firmware
5 1 (1.79%) Xen
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Nagios
2 8 (14.29%) Puppet
3 6 (10.71%) NetBackup
3 6 (10.71%) Opsview
4 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.57%) Icinga
5 2 (3.57%) Graphite
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Cacti
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.57%) Cobbler
5 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.57%) SmokePing
6 1 (1.79%) WSUS
6 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Oracle
2 24 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 18 (32.14%) VMware
4 15 (26.79%) Sun
5 10 (17.86%) HP
6 7 (12.50%) Symantec
7 5 (8.93%) Green Hat
8 4 (7.14%) ATG
8 4 (7.14%) Citrix
8 4 (7.14%) NetApp
8 4 (7.14%) Cisco
9 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.57%) Veritas
10 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.79%) Vertica
11 1 (1.79%) MapR
11 1 (1.79%) Sybase
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