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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 218 192 170
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -22
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 26 43 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.70% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.46% 2.49% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 49
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,080
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £58,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
1785 1724 1451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.51% 27.97% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1545 1480 1288
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Dorset - 11 - - 4
Gloucestershire -11 8 £50,000 +8.69% 1
Bristol -21 5 £27,500 -26.66%
Wiltshire -15 2 £45,000 - 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 43 (84.31%) Linux
2 35 (68.63%) UNIX
3 28 (54.90%) Oracle
4 18 (35.29%) Windows
4 18 (35.29%) Red Hat
5 16 (31.37%) Shell Script
5 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
6 15 (29.41%) Perl
6 15 (29.41%) VMware
7 14 (27.45%) Apache
7 14 (27.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (25.49%) Python
9 12 (23.53%) MySQL
9 12 (23.53%) Configuration Management
9 12 (23.53%) Finance
9 12 (23.53%) Change Management
9 12 (23.53%) Firewall
10 11 (21.57%) Banking
10 11 (21.57%) DNS
10 11 (21.57%) DevOps
11 10 (19.61%) Oracle Database
11 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
11 10 (19.61%) Korn
11 10 (19.61%) RDBMS
12 9 (17.65%) SLA
12 9 (17.65%) Nagios
12 9 (17.65%) AIX
12 9 (17.65%) WebLogic
12 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
12 9 (17.65%) Oracle RAC

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 14 (27.45%) Apache
2 9 (17.65%) WebLogic
3 6 (11.76%) GlassFish
4 4 (7.84%) JBoss
5 3 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Temenos T24
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
2 12 (23.53%) Firewall
3 11 (21.57%) DNS
4 8 (15.69%) Internet
5 7 (13.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (13.73%) SMTP
5 7 (13.73%) HTTP
6 5 (9.80%) SAN
6 5 (9.80%) VLAN
7 4 (7.84%) WAN
8 3 (5.88%) iSCSI
8 3 (5.88%) LAN
9 2 (3.92%) ATM
9 2 (3.92%) VPN
9 2 (3.92%) NAS
9 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.92%) OSPF
9 2 (3.92%) BGP
9 2 (3.92%) Wireless
10 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) MySQL
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle Database
2 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
2 10 (19.61%) RDBMS
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (9.80%) OLTP
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (5.88%) TimesTen
6 3 (5.88%) MarkLogic
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) Subversion
3 5 (9.80%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Back Office
4 5 (9.80%) Financial Institution
4 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
4 5 (9.80%) Aerospace
5 3 (5.88%) Electronics
6 2 (3.92%) Marketing
7 1 (1.96%) Advertising
7 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Administrator
2 16 (31.37%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (21.57%) UNIX Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) DBA
5 7 (13.73%) Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 7 (13.73%) UNIX Administrator
5 7 (13.73%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Incident Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Incident Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) IP Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) UNIX Support Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Middleware
2 5 (9.80%) XML
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Statistics
4 4 (7.84%) Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.96%) HACMP
6 1 (1.96%) Replication
6 1 (1.96%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (84.31%) Linux
2 35 (68.63%) UNIX
3 18 (35.29%) Windows
4 14 (27.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (17.65%) CentOS
5 9 (17.65%) AIX
6 4 (7.84%) HPUX
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.96%) VMS
8 1 (1.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Configuration Management
1 12 (23.53%) Change Management
2 11 (21.57%) DevOps
3 8 (15.69%) ITIL
4 7 (13.73%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (13.73%) Malware Analysis
5 6 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (11.76%) Validation
5 6 (11.76%) CRM
6 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Test Management
6 5 (9.80%) Cash Management
6 5 (9.80%) Process Architecture
6 5 (9.80%) SDLC
6 5 (9.80%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) Shell Script
2 15 (29.41%) Perl
3 13 (25.49%) Python
4 10 (19.61%) Korn
5 8 (15.69%) SQL
5 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
6 7 (13.73%) PHP
7 6 (11.76%) AWK
7 6 (11.76%) sed
8 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
9 3 (5.88%) Bourne shell
10 2 (3.92%) Ruby
11 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) ISEB
2 3 (5.88%) Sun Certification
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) SCSA
3 2 (3.92%) RHCE
4 1 (1.96%) RHCA
4 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) SLA
2 7 (13.73%) QA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
1 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) Postfix
3 2 (3.92%) Sendmail
3 2 (3.92%) NFS
4 1 (1.96%) Firmware
4 1 (1.96%) Xen
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.96%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) XenServer
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.96%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Nagios
2 8 (15.69%) Puppet
3 6 (11.76%) Opsview
4 5 (9.80%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (5.88%) NetBackup
6 3 (5.88%) Data Guard
7 2 (3.92%) Cacti
7 2 (3.92%) Icinga
7 2 (3.92%) Graphite
7 2 (3.92%) Cobbler
7 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.92%) SmokePing
8 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Oracle
2 18 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 15 (29.41%) VMware
4 8 (15.69%) Sun
5 6 (11.76%) HP
6 5 (9.80%) Green Hat
7 4 (7.84%) ATG
7 4 (7.84%) Citrix
7 4 (7.84%) Cisco
8 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.88%) Sybase
8 3 (5.88%) Vertica
8 3 (5.88%) MapR
9 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.92%) Symantec
9 2 (3.92%) NetApp
9 2 (3.92%) Veritas
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bath
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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JP Morgan
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago