The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 64 71 83
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 18 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.52% 2.09% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.55% 5.11% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 7
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £35,992
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +18.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
Solaris
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
275 352 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.52% 40.84% 44.88%
Number of salaries quoted 240 317 398
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Solaris
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Southampton region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Southampton

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Southampton

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle
5 8 (29.63%) ITIL
5 8 (29.63%) UNIX
5 8 (29.63%) C++
5 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
5 8 (29.63%) Statistics
5 8 (29.63%) Degree
5 8 (29.63%) Mathematics
5 8 (29.63%) Physics
5 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
5 8 (29.63%) Algorithms
6 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (25.93%) CentOS
6 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
6 7 (25.93%) Puppet
6 7 (25.93%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (25.93%) Fedora
6 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
6 7 (25.93%) Sun
6 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (25.93%) Perl
6 7 (25.93%) Python
6 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
7 6 (22.22%) EMC

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (22.22%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 3 (11.11%) tcpdump
3 3 (11.11%) LDAP
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) SMTP
3 3 (11.11%) FTP
3 3 (11.11%) HTTP
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineer
1 8 (29.63%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Database Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Statistics
1 8 (29.63%) Mathematics
1 8 (29.63%) Physics
1 8 (29.63%) Algorithms
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Kindle
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) CESG
4 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Windows
3 8 (29.63%) UNIX
4 7 (25.93%) Fedora
4 7 (25.93%) CentOS
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.11%) Information Security
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.11%) Security Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Change Control
3 3 (11.11%) SIEM
3 3 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.41%) Open Source
4 2 (7.41%) BDD
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C++
1 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
2 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
2 7 (25.93%) Perl
2 7 (25.93%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) GIAC
2 3 (11.11%) CEH
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Snort
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) VMware
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) Sun
4 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
5 6 (22.22%) EMC
6 2 (7.41%) Sourcefire
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