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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 88 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.02% 3.29% 3.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.27% 9.70% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 22
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +19.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £40,000 £27,925
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,164 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -4.08%
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
306 299 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.07% 33.94% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 265 271 278
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 27 February 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Southampton

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) UNIX
4 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 10 (45.45%) Sourcefire
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
6 7 (31.82%) Statistics
6 7 (31.82%) Degree
6 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
6 7 (31.82%) Physics
6 7 (31.82%) C++
7 5 (22.73%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
7 5 (22.73%) SLA
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco
7 5 (22.73%) Juniper
7 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (22.73%) Internet
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle
7 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000
7 5 (22.73%) LDAP
7 5 (22.73%) LAN
7 5 (22.73%) WAN
7 5 (22.73%) SMTP
7 5 (22.73%) ISO 9001
7 5 (22.73%) FTP
7 5 (22.73%) HTTP
7 5 (22.73%) Crossbeam

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) Internet
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
2 5 (22.73%) tcpdump
2 5 (22.73%) LDAP
2 5 (22.73%) LAN
2 5 (22.73%) WAN
2 5 (22.73%) SMTP
2 5 (22.73%) FTP
2 5 (22.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) DBA
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Database Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Forensic Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) Junior DBA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Statistics
1 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
1 7 (31.82%) Physics
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 5 (22.73%) Kindle
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) UNIX
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
3 5 (22.73%) Security Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Computer Forensics
3 5 (22.73%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (22.73%) SIEM
3 5 (22.73%) Change Control
3 5 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (22.73%) Information Security
4 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Coaching
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance
6 2 (9.09%) Database Tuning
6 2 (9.09%) BDD
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) GIAC
3 3 (13.64%) PhD
3 3 (13.64%) CEH
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) GCIA
4 2 (9.09%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO 9001
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Snort
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Data Guard
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Sourcefire
2 5 (22.73%) Crossbeam
2 5 (22.73%) F5
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Juniper
2 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
2 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
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