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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 56 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 12 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.05% 0.60% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.84% 3.03% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
122 99 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.85% 19.72% 28.64%
Number of salaries quoted 97 93 152
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 £24,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 23 January 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 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) SLA
3 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 8 (61.54%) UNIX
4 7 (53.85%) Sun
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco
5 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
6 5 (38.46%) Sourcefire
6 5 (38.46%) Crossbeam
6 5 (38.46%) NAS
6 5 (38.46%) F5
6 5 (38.46%) Juniper
6 5 (38.46%) NetApp
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 2000
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) CentOS
7 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
7 4 (30.77%) Coaching
7 4 (30.77%) Apache
7 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
7 4 (30.77%) MySQL
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 4 (30.77%) Red Hat

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) NAS
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
3 3 (23.08%) SNMP
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Security Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) UNIX
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 2000
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) CentOS
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Coaching
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCSP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCIP
3 1 (7.69%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCVP
3 1 (7.69%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Sun
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Juniper
3 5 (38.46%) NetApp
3 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
3 5 (38.46%) Sourcefire
3 5 (38.46%) Crossbeam
3 5 (38.46%) F5
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
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