The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 68 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 19 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.22% 0.56% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.60% 1.31% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 7
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
339 381 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 39.65% 42.52% 42.95%
Number of salaries quoted 308 368 358
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
Hampshire

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 11 July 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Southampton

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 49 (98.00%) Linux
2 39 (78.00%) Windows
3 36 (72.00%) UNIX
4 27 (54.00%) C++
5 25 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 25 (50.00%) Mathematics
5 25 (50.00%) Physics
6 19 (38.00%) Statistics
6 19 (38.00%) Degree
7 17 (34.00%) LDAP
7 17 (34.00%) LAN
7 17 (34.00%) WAN
7 17 (34.00%) TCP/IP
8 16 (32.00%) DNS
9 15 (30.00%) PhD
9 15 (30.00%) Computer Science
9 15 (30.00%) Snort
10 14 (28.00%) Wireshark
10 14 (28.00%) Sourcefire
10 14 (28.00%) tcpdump
10 14 (28.00%) SIEM
10 14 (28.00%) Management Information System
10 14 (28.00%) SMTP
10 14 (28.00%) FTP
10 14 (28.00%) HTTP
10 14 (28.00%) AIX
11 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
11 12 (24.00%) Internet
12 11 (22.00%) Incident Management
12 11 (22.00%) Intrusion Detection

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) IIS
1 1 (2.00%) Apache
1 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) LDAP
1 17 (34.00%) LAN
1 17 (34.00%) WAN
1 17 (34.00%) TCP/IP
2 16 (32.00%) DNS
3 14 (28.00%) SMTP
3 14 (28.00%) FTP
3 14 (28.00%) HTTP
3 14 (28.00%) Wireshark
3 14 (28.00%) tcpdump
4 12 (24.00%) Internet
5 11 (22.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (12.00%) SAN
7 1 (2.00%) Firewall
7 1 (2.00%) IPsec
7 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.00%) NAS
7 1 (2.00%) SSL
7 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) DB2
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (12.00%) Law
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 22 (44.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 15 (30.00%) Analyst
4 13 (26.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (22.00%) Security Analyst
6 10 (20.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Security Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) UNIX Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Storage Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Forensic Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Server Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) DBA
9 1 (2.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 25 (50.00%) Physics
2 19 (38.00%) Statistics
3 15 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 14 (28.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (10.00%) Clustering
6 4 (8.00%) CESG
7 3 (6.00%) Cryptography
8 2 (4.00%) Symmetrix DMX
9 1 (2.00%) PKI
9 1 (2.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 49 (98.00%) Linux
2 39 (78.00%) Windows
3 36 (72.00%) UNIX
4 14 (28.00%) AIX
5 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (28.00%) SIEM
3 11 (22.00%) Incident Management
4 10 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
4 10 (20.00%) Change Control
4 10 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (14.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (14.00%) Security Testing
5 7 (14.00%) Information Security
6 5 (10.00%) Change Management
7 4 (8.00%) ITIL
7 4 (8.00%) Analytics
8 3 (6.00%) Service Continuity Management
8 3 (6.00%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.00%) Information Assurance
9 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.00%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) C++
2 6 (12.00%) C
3 5 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) Python
4 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) Perl
4 2 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Degree
2 15 (30.00%) PhD
3 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (20.00%) GIAC
5 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (14.00%) CEH
7 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.00%) GCIA
9 1 (2.00%) GCIH
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Snort
2 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.00%) Legato
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Sourcefire
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle
3 7 (14.00%) EMC
4 6 (12.00%) VMware
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.00%) LogRhythm
7 3 (6.00%) Brocade
7 3 (6.00%) IBM
7 3 (6.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.00%) Veritas
8 1 (2.00%) Citrix
8 1 (2.00%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.00%) Sun
8 1 (2.00%) HP
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco
8 1 (2.00%) Symantec
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + On-Call (£2-3K PA)
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