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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 69 87 83
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 18 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.10% 0.78% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.13% 1.71% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 6
Average salary £42,500 £35,992 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.08% -44.62%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
351 410 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 40.86% 45.45% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 317 400 359
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
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 30 July 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Southampton

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 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 44 (97.78%) Linux
2 35 (77.78%) Windows
3 33 (73.33%) UNIX
4 25 (55.56%) C++
5 23 (51.11%) Software Engineering
5 23 (51.11%) Mathematics
5 23 (51.11%) Physics
6 19 (42.22%) Statistics
6 19 (42.22%) Degree
7 15 (33.33%) AIX
8 14 (31.11%) LDAP
8 14 (31.11%) PhD
8 14 (31.11%) LAN
8 14 (31.11%) WAN
8 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
8 14 (31.11%) DNS
8 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
9 12 (26.67%) Snort
9 12 (26.67%) tcpdump
9 12 (26.67%) SIEM
10 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
10 11 (24.44%) SMTP
10 11 (24.44%) FTP
10 11 (24.44%) HTTP
10 11 (24.44%) Wireshark
10 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
11 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
11 10 (22.22%) Sourcefire
11 10 (22.22%) Incident Management
11 10 (22.22%) Internet

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (2.22%) IIS
1 1 (2.22%) Apache
1 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) LDAP
1 14 (31.11%) LAN
1 14 (31.11%) WAN
1 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
1 14 (31.11%) DNS
2 12 (26.67%) tcpdump
3 11 (24.44%) SMTP
3 11 (24.44%) FTP
3 11 (24.44%) HTTP
3 11 (24.44%) Wireshark
4 10 (22.22%) Internet
5 9 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (13.33%) SAN
7 1 (2.22%) SSL
7 1 (2.22%) VPN
7 1 (2.22%) Firewall
7 1 (2.22%) IPsec
7 1 (2.22%) NAS
7 1 (2.22%) Network Security
7 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) DB2
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Software Engineer
2 19 (42.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (26.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 12 (26.67%) Analyst
4 10 (22.22%) Security Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Forensic Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.22%) Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) DBA
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Network Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) UNIX Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Storage Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (51.11%) Mathematics
1 23 (51.11%) Physics
2 19 (42.22%) Statistics
3 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
4 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
5 5 (11.11%) Clustering
6 3 (6.67%) CESG
7 2 (4.44%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (4.44%) Cryptography
8 1 (2.22%) PKI
8 1 (2.22%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 44 (97.78%) Linux
2 35 (77.78%) Windows
3 33 (73.33%) UNIX
4 15 (33.33%) AIX
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Software Engineering
2 12 (26.67%) SIEM
3 10 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 9 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Computer Forensics
5 8 (17.78%) Change Control
6 7 (15.56%) Security Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (15.56%) Information Security
7 5 (11.11%) Change Management
8 4 (8.89%) ITIL
9 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
9 3 (6.67%) Analytics
9 3 (6.67%) Service Continuity Management
10 2 (4.44%) Information Assurance
11 1 (2.22%) Data Modelling
11 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
11 1 (2.22%) Migration
11 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) C
4 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) Perl
4 2 (4.44%) PHP
4 2 (4.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Degree
2 14 (31.11%) PhD
3 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
4 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 9 (20.00%) GIAC
6 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
7 5 (11.11%) CEH
8 3 (6.67%) GCIA
8 3 (6.67%) GCIH
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Snort
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Legato
2 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Sourcefire
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle
3 7 (15.56%) EMC
4 6 (13.33%) VMware
5 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.67%) NetApp
7 3 (6.67%) Brocade
7 3 (6.67%) IBM
7 3 (6.67%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.22%) Sun
8 1 (2.22%) HP
8 1 (2.22%) Citrix
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco
8 1 (2.22%) Veritas
8 1 (2.22%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.22%) Symantec
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