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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 70 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 11 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.39% 0.88% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.32% 2.06% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 3
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,595 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
331 340 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 41.79% 42.93% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 303 330 302
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 October 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Southampton

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 29 (96.67%) Linux
2 27 (90.00%) Windows
3 19 (63.33%) UNIX
4 15 (50.00%) AIX
5 14 (46.67%) C++
6 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 12 (40.00%) Statistics
6 12 (40.00%) Degree
6 12 (40.00%) Mathematics
6 12 (40.00%) Physics
7 11 (36.67%) DNS
8 10 (33.33%) PhD
8 10 (33.33%) LAN
8 10 (33.33%) WAN
8 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 9 (30.00%) Incident Management
9 9 (30.00%) Snort
9 9 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (30.00%) tcpdump
9 9 (30.00%) SIEM
9 9 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (30.00%) Internet
9 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 9 (30.00%) LDAP
10 8 (26.67%) Oracle
10 8 (26.67%) Computer Forensics
10 8 (26.67%) Change Control
10 8 (26.67%) Wireshark

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (36.67%) DNS
2 10 (33.33%) LAN
2 10 (33.33%) WAN
3 9 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (30.00%) tcpdump
3 9 (30.00%) Internet
3 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (30.00%) LDAP
4 8 (26.67%) Wireshark
5 7 (23.33%) SMTP
5 7 (23.33%) FTP
5 7 (23.33%) HTTP
6 5 (16.67%) SAN
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) DB2
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Security Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Forensic Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) DBA
8 1 (3.33%) Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) UNIX Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Storage Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Statistics
1 12 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 12 (40.00%) Physics
2 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.67%) Clustering
4 2 (6.67%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (3.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Linux
2 27 (90.00%) Windows
3 19 (63.33%) UNIX
4 15 (50.00%) AIX
5 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 9 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (30.00%) SIEM
2 9 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (26.67%) Computer Forensics
3 8 (26.67%) Change Control
4 6 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (20.00%) Information Security
4 6 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 5 (16.67%) Change Management
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (10.00%) Service Continuity Management
8 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.33%) Migration
8 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) C++
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) PHP
3 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
2 10 (33.33%) PhD
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) GIAC
4 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (16.67%) GCIA
5 5 (16.67%) GCIH
6 1 (3.33%) CEH
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Snort
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Legato
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Sourcefire
3 6 (20.00%) EMC
4 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.67%) Brocade
6 2 (6.67%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (3.33%) Veritas
7 1 (3.33%) Sun
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Symantec
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