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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 69 76 77
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 14 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.72% 1.48% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.83% 3.66% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 7
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
290 355 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.71% 40.48% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 267 329 313
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Southampton

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (93.75%) Windows
3 18 (56.25%) UNIX
4 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 13 (40.63%) Sourcefire
6 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (34.38%) Oracle
7 11 (34.38%) DNS
7 11 (34.38%) AIX
8 10 (31.25%) LAN
8 10 (31.25%) WAN
8 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
9 9 (28.13%) Internet
9 9 (28.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (28.13%) tcpdump
9 9 (28.13%) LDAP
9 9 (28.13%) Snort
9 9 (28.13%) C++
9 9 (28.13%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (28.13%) SIEM
9 9 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (28.13%) Incident Management
10 8 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
10 8 (25.00%) Change Control
10 8 (25.00%) Wireshark
11 7 (21.88%) Degree
11 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
11 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
11 7 (21.88%) Statistics
11 7 (21.88%) Mathematics

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 11 (34.38%) DNS
3 10 (31.25%) LAN
3 10 (31.25%) WAN
4 9 (28.13%) Internet
4 9 (28.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (28.13%) LDAP
4 9 (28.13%) tcpdump
5 8 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 7 (21.88%) SMTP
6 7 (21.88%) FTP
6 7 (21.88%) HTTP
7 5 (15.63%) Firewall
7 5 (15.63%) SAN
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) DB2
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Software Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Security Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Forensic Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) DBA
6 4 (12.50%) Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Storage Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Junior DBA
8 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Junior
8 1 (3.13%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 7 (21.88%) Statistics
2 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
2 7 (21.88%) Physics
3 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 5 (15.63%) Clustering
5 3 (9.38%) Kindle
6 2 (6.25%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (3.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (93.75%) Windows
3 18 (56.25%) UNIX
4 11 (34.38%) AIX
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 2000
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (28.13%) Incident Management
2 9 (28.13%) SIEM
2 9 (28.13%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (25.00%) Change Control
3 8 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
4 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
5 6 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (18.75%) Security Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Information Assurance
5 6 (18.75%) Information Security
6 5 (15.63%) Change Management
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.50%) Coaching
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
8 3 (9.38%) Service Continuity Management
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) C++
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) Perl
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
1 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) PhD
2 6 (18.75%) GIAC
3 5 (15.63%) GCIA
3 5 (15.63%) GCIH
4 1 (3.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Snort
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Sourcefire
2 11 (34.38%) Oracle
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco
3 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Blue Coat
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) EMC
3 5 (15.63%) Juniper
3 5 (15.63%) Crossbeam
3 5 (15.63%) F5
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) Brocade
5 2 (6.25%) NetApp
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
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Posted: 11 days ago
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