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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 66 79 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 19 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.51% 1.20% 3.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.85% 3.75% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 27
Average salary £31,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
242 293 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.93% 31.92% 36.35%
Number of salaries quoted 238 258 304
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 27 (81.82%) SAN
2 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 27 (81.82%) VMware
3 26 (78.79%) EMC
3 26 (78.79%) MS Exchange
3 26 (78.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (78.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (78.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (78.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (78.79%) Windows Server
4 6 (18.18%) Unix
5 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
5 5 (15.15%) AIX
5 5 (15.15%) Java
5 5 (15.15%) JUnit
5 5 (15.15%) Web Services
5 5 (15.15%) IBM
5 5 (15.15%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
5 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
5 5 (15.15%) SoapUI
5 5 (15.15%) CentOS
5 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (15.15%) iSeries
5 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 26 (78.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 26 (78.79%) Exchange Server 2013
1 26 (78.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 27 (81.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
1 5 (15.15%) JUnit
1 5 (15.15%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (78.79%) IT Engineer
2 26 (78.79%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Junior
3 5 (15.15%) Junior Penetration Tester
3 5 (15.15%) Junior Software Tester
3 5 (15.15%) Junior Tester
3 5 (15.15%) Software Tester
3 5 (15.15%) Tester
4 1 (3.03%) Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) iSeries
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Windows Server
2 26 (78.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (78.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (18.18%) Unix
4 5 (15.15%) AIX
4 5 (15.15%) CentOS
4 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
1 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
1 5 (15.15%) Scrum
2 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL
2 1 (3.03%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 27 (81.82%) VMware
2 26 (78.79%) EMC
3 5 (15.15%) IBM
3 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Sun
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £48500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 12 days ago