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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 58 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 7 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.22% 0.45% 1.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.69% 2.50% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Average salary - £38,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +43.39%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,207 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -3.98%
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
123 80 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 21.43% 18.02% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 94 76 138
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,950 £45,000
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 3 March 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) SLA
3 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 9 (64.29%) UNIX
4 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 8 (57.14%) Sun
5 6 (42.86%) NetApp
5 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 6 (42.86%) MySQL
5 6 (42.86%) Change Management
5 6 (42.86%) NAS
6 5 (35.71%) F5
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
6 5 (35.71%) Sourcefire
6 5 (35.71%) Crossbeam
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) CentOS
6 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 2000
6 5 (35.71%) Apache
6 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
6 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
6 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (35.71%) Juniper

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) NAS
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) DHCP
4 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
4 3 (21.43%) SNMP
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Security Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Solaris Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 2000
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) CentOS
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Change Management
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) Coaching
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
5 3 (21.43%) Change Control
5 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCP
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Sun
2 6 (42.86%) NetApp
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
3 5 (35.71%) Sourcefire
3 5 (35.71%) Crossbeam
3 5 (35.71%) F5
3 5 (35.71%) Juniper
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
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