The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 25 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 Wiltshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 79 76 82
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 12 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.09% 1.52% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.74% 5.76% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 15
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
321 243 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 29.05% 26.30% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 274 218 338
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Solaris
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -9 7 £45,000 +60.25%
Chippenham -9 5 £52,500 +20.00%
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 21 (58.33%) Oracle
2 20 (55.56%) Windows
3 19 (52.78%) ITIL
4 17 (47.22%) Linux
5 15 (41.67%) UNIX
6 13 (36.11%) SAN
6 13 (36.11%) Relational Database
7 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 12 (33.33%) SLA
8 11 (30.56%) EMC
8 11 (30.56%) NetApp
8 11 (30.56%) Network Design
9 10 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (27.78%) Degree
9 10 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (27.78%) EMC NetWorker
9 10 (27.78%) Mathematics
9 10 (27.78%) Protective Monitoring
9 10 (27.78%) Network Management
9 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
9 10 (27.78%) Legato
9 10 (27.78%) CommVault
9 10 (27.78%) Migration
9 10 (27.78%) SUSE
9 10 (27.78%) NetBackup
9 10 (27.78%) Backup Exec
9 10 (27.78%) N-Tier
10 9 (25.00%) Local Government
11 8 (22.22%) Oracle RAC

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.78%) Lync
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) SAN
2 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) Relational Database
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.33%) Ingres
4 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 9 (25.00%) Local Government
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Architect
1 10 (27.78%) Technical Architect
2 8 (22.22%) DBA
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Services Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Team Leader
5 3 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Backup Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) UNIX Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) N-Tier
1 10 (27.78%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Linux
3 15 (41.67%) UNIX
4 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 10 (27.78%) SUSE
6 7 (19.44%) HPUX
7 3 (8.33%) AIX
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) Network Design
3 10 (27.78%) Migration
3 10 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (27.78%) Network Management
3 10 (27.78%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (8.33%) Time Management
4 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) Sun Certification
2 7 (19.44%) SCSA
2 7 (19.44%) RHCA
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.11%) CITP
4 4 (11.11%) MCSD
5 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (8.33%) OCP
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (5.56%) CCVP
6 2 (5.56%) MCSE
6 2 (5.56%) CCIE
6 2 (5.56%) CCSP
6 2 (5.56%) CCNP
6 2 (5.56%) CCIP
6 2 (5.56%) CCDP
6 2 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) SLA
2 7 (19.44%) QA
3 3 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.56%) Postfix
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) NetBackup
1 10 (27.78%) Backup Exec
1 10 (27.78%) EMC NetWorker
1 10 (27.78%) Legato
2 8 (22.22%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.78%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Oracle
2 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 11 (30.56%) NetApp
3 11 (30.56%) EMC
4 10 (27.78%) CommVault
5 8 (22.22%) HP
6 7 (19.44%) Sun
6 7 (19.44%) Veritas
6 7 (19.44%) 3PAR
7 6 (16.67%) VMware
8 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.11%) Citrix
9 3 (8.33%) Cisco
9 3 (8.33%) IBM
9 3 (8.33%) Capita
10 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
10 2 (5.56%) Remedy
10 2 (5.56%) BMC
11 1 (2.78%) Altiris
11 1 (2.78%) Juniper