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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 83 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 9 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.00% 3.01% 3.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.82% 9.27% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 30
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £40,000 £37,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
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
319 302 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.29% 32.44% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 258 268 270
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 24 April 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Southampton

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) UNIX
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Sourcefire
5 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (35.00%) Statistics
5 7 (35.00%) C++
5 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
5 7 (35.00%) Physics
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) Crossbeam
6 5 (25.00%) F5
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) Windows 2000
6 5 (25.00%) Juniper
6 5 (25.00%) SLA
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco
6 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (25.00%) Firewall
6 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
7 4 (20.00%) Kindle
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (20.00%) Coaching

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (15.00%) tcpdump
3 3 (15.00%) LDAP
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) SMTP
3 3 (15.00%) FTP
3 3 (15.00%) HTTP
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Database Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior
6 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior DBA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Statistics
1 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (35.00%) Physics
2 4 (20.00%) Kindle
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) UNIX
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Fedora
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) Coaching
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (15.00%) SIEM
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Forensics
4 3 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) GIAC
2 3 (15.00%) CEH
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Snort
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Sourcefire
2 5 (25.00%) Crossbeam
2 5 (25.00%) F5
2 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Juniper
2 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Sun
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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