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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 69 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 7 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.95% 1.61% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.93% 8.26% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
178 121 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 24.15% 19.48% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 134 103 106
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Swindon

Solaris
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (62.50%) Data Guard
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) CCSE
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) CCVP
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE
2 3 (37.50%) CCSP
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) CCIP
2 3 (37.50%) CCDP
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) DBA
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle DBA
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCSE
1 3 (37.50%) CCVP
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) CCIE
1 3 (37.50%) CCSP
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) CCIP
1 3 (37.50%) CCDP
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint