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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 80 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 12 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.36% 2.54% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.18% 6.74% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 14
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
287 341 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 32.54% 37.68% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 255 313 297
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 30 January 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Southampton

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) UNIX
4 10 (45.45%) Sourcefire
5 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
5 9 (40.91%) Statistics
5 9 (40.91%) Degree
5 9 (40.91%) Mathematics
5 9 (40.91%) Physics
5 9 (40.91%) C++
5 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
6 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
7 5 (22.73%) Snort
7 5 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Computer Forensics
7 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
7 5 (22.73%) Crossbeam
7 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) PhD
7 5 (22.73%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) DNS
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

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
2 5 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) Internet
2 5 (22.73%) tcpdump
3 4 (18.18%) LDAP
3 4 (18.18%) FTP
3 4 (18.18%) HTTP
3 4 (18.18%) LAN
3 4 (18.18%) WAN
3 4 (18.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Security Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Security Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) DBA
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Forensic Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Junior DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Statistics
1 9 (40.91%) Mathematics
1 9 (40.91%) Physics
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 3 (13.64%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) UNIX
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) AIX
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Computer Forensics
3 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
3 5 (22.73%) SIEM
3 5 (22.73%) Change Control
3 5 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Coaching
4 4 (18.18%) Information Assurance
4 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) PhD
3 4 (18.18%) GIAC
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) GCIA
4 3 (13.64%) GCIH
5 1 (4.55%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Snort
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Sourcefire
2 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
2 5 (22.73%) Crossbeam
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Juniper
2 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
2 5 (22.73%) F5
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
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