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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 231 194 171
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -23
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 20 35 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.58% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.13% 2.07% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 39
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,500 £51,500
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
1772 1694 1455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.63% 27.84% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1508 1448 1274
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £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 28 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 28 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 - 9 - -
Bristol -20 5 £27,500 -26.66%
Gloucestershire -24 5 £50,000 +8.69% 1
Somerset +2 1 £47,500 +41.79%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 38 (82.61%) Linux
2 30 (65.22%) UNIX
3 24 (52.17%) Oracle
4 20 (43.48%) Windows
5 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
6 16 (34.78%) Red Hat
7 14 (30.43%) Python
7 14 (30.43%) Firewall
7 14 (30.43%) VMware
8 13 (28.26%) Shell Script
9 12 (26.09%) Configuration Management
9 12 (26.09%) Finance
10 11 (23.91%) Perl
10 11 (23.91%) Banking
10 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (21.74%) Oracle Database
11 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
11 10 (21.74%) Apache
11 10 (21.74%) RDBMS
11 10 (21.74%) Internet
11 10 (21.74%) Change Management
12 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
12 9 (19.57%) Nagios
12 9 (19.57%) SQL
12 9 (19.57%) MySQL
12 9 (19.57%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (17.39%) Malware Analysis

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 10 (21.74%) Apache
2 6 (13.04%) GlassFish
2 6 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.52%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Temenos T24
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (2.17%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
2 14 (30.43%) Firewall
3 10 (21.74%) Internet
4 8 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (17.39%) DNS
4 8 (17.39%) SMTP
4 8 (17.39%) HTTP
5 5 (10.87%) VLAN
6 4 (8.70%) SAN
6 4 (8.70%) WAN
7 3 (6.52%) LAN
7 3 (6.52%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.35%) OSPF
8 2 (4.35%) BGP
8 2 (4.35%) Wireless
8 2 (4.35%) ATM
8 2 (4.35%) VPN
9 1 (2.17%) NAS
9 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) RDBMS
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle Database
1 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 9 (19.57%) MySQL
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (10.87%) OLTP
5 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (6.52%) TimesTen
5 3 (6.52%) MarkLogic
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) Subversion
3 5 (10.87%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Banking
3 6 (13.04%) Aerospace
3 6 (13.04%) Back Office
4 5 (10.87%) Financial Institution
4 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.52%) Electronics
6 2 (4.35%) Marketing
7 1 (2.17%) Advertising
7 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Administrator
2 13 (28.26%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (17.39%) Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) DBA
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) UNIX Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (13.04%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.04%) UNIX Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Incident Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Incident Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) IP Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Network Support
8 3 (6.52%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Middleware
1 7 (15.22%) XML
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (2.17%) J2EE
4 1 (2.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.17%) Spring
4 1 (2.17%) RESTful
4 1 (2.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) Statistics
4 4 (8.70%) Clustering
5 2 (4.35%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.17%) Replication
6 1 (2.17%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.17%) HACMP
6 1 (2.17%) GIS
6 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Linux
2 30 (65.22%) UNIX
3 20 (43.48%) Windows
4 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.22%) CentOS
6 6 (13.04%) AIX
7 4 (8.70%) HPUX
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Configuration Management
2 10 (21.74%) Change Management
3 8 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (17.39%) Malware Analysis
4 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (15.22%) DevOps
5 6 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.04%) Validation
5 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 6 (13.04%) CRM
6 5 (10.87%) Cash Management
6 5 (10.87%) Process Architecture
6 5 (10.87%) Performance Testing
6 5 (10.87%) Test Management
6 5 (10.87%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (10.87%) Resilience Testing
6 5 (10.87%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (10.87%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Python
2 13 (28.26%) Shell Script
3 11 (23.91%) Perl
4 9 (19.57%) SQL
5 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
5 8 (17.39%) PHP
6 6 (13.04%) AWK
6 6 (13.04%) sed
6 6 (13.04%) Korn
7 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.52%) Bourne shell
9 2 (4.35%) Java
9 2 (4.35%) Ruby
10 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) ISEB
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) RHCE
4 2 (4.35%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.17%) SCSA
5 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.35%) Postfix
4 2 (4.35%) Sendmail
4 2 (4.35%) NFS
5 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.17%) MetaFrame
5 1 (2.17%) Firmware
5 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.17%) Xen
5 1 (2.17%) XenApp
5 1 (2.17%) XenServer
5 1 (2.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) PowerHA
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Nagios
2 8 (17.39%) Puppet
3 6 (13.04%) Opsview
4 5 (10.87%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (6.52%) Data Guard
7 2 (4.35%) Cacti
7 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
7 2 (4.35%) Icinga
7 2 (4.35%) Graphite
7 2 (4.35%) Cobbler
7 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (4.35%) SmokePing
8 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Oracle
2 16 (34.78%) Red Hat
3 14 (30.43%) VMware
4 7 (15.22%) Sun
5 5 (10.87%) HP
5 5 (10.87%) Citrix
5 5 (10.87%) Green Hat
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco
7 3 (6.52%) Sybase
7 3 (6.52%) Vertica
7 3 (6.52%) MapR
8 2 (4.35%) Veritas
9 1 (2.17%) webMethods
9 1 (2.17%) Symantec
9 1 (2.17%) IBM
9 1 (2.17%) BEA
9 1 (2.17%) Actuate
9 1 (2.17%) NetApp
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