The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 55 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.71% 0.74% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.77% 4.30% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 5
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% +25.83%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
Solaris
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
114 93 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.49% 17.19% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 90 82 149
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Solaris
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Swindon region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Swindon

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) UNIX
3 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (46.67%) SLA
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
6 5 (33.33%) Sun
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Juniper
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
6 5 (33.33%) Sourcefire
6 5 (33.33%) Crossbeam
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) F5
7 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (26.67%) Coaching
8 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) IIS
8 3 (20.00%) MCP
8 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) WAN

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) NAS
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) CentOS
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) Coaching
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCP
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
3 2 (13.33%) CCSP
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCIP
3 2 (13.33%) CCDP
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCVP
3 2 (13.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
1 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (33.33%) Sun
2 5 (33.33%) Juniper
2 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 5 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 5 (33.33%) Crossbeam
2 5 (33.33%) F5
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) NetApp
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
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