The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 73 78 83
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 24 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.23% 1.81% 1.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.92% 8.04% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 14
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,000 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £38,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Solaris
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
269 224 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.95% 22.54% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 243 203 344
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 26 January 2015. 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 +2 12 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Chippenham -2 12 £37,750 -24.50% 2
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 30 (96.77%) Linux
2 26 (83.87%) UNIX
3 21 (67.74%) Sun
4 20 (64.52%) ITIL
4 20 (64.52%) Red Hat
4 20 (64.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (61.29%) Shell Script
6 16 (51.61%) HP
6 16 (51.61%) SUSE
7 15 (48.39%) NetBackup
7 15 (48.39%) Symantec
8 14 (45.16%) Sun Certification
8 14 (45.16%) SCSA
9 13 (41.94%) RHCA
10 12 (38.71%) VMware
10 12 (38.71%) SAN
11 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
12 10 (32.26%) HPUX
12 10 (32.26%) SLA
13 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
14 8 (25.81%) Oracle
14 8 (25.81%) Project Management
15 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (22.58%) Windows
15 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
16 6 (19.35%) Cisco
16 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 4 (12.90%) Apache
1 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) SAN
2 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) Firewall
3 5 (16.13%) NAS
4 3 (9.68%) DNS
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) WAN
4 3 (9.68%) DHCP
4 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
4 3 (9.68%) SNMP
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (19.35%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (19.35%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (19.35%) Administrator
4 5 (16.13%) Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Solaris Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Support
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Server Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) UNIX Server Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) AS400
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Linux
2 26 (83.87%) UNIX
3 20 (64.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (51.61%) SUSE
5 10 (32.26%) HPUX
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (22.58%) Windows
7 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000
8 4 (12.90%) CentOS
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
3 8 (25.81%) Project Management
4 6 (19.35%) Change Management
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.90%) Coaching
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
7 3 (9.68%) Change Control
7 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) Process Management
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.23%) Network Design
9 1 (3.23%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Sun Certification
1 14 (45.16%) SCSA
2 13 (41.94%) RHCA
3 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.68%) MCP
6 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) RHCSA
7 1 (3.23%) CCSE
7 1 (3.23%) CCVP
7 1 (3.23%) MCSE
7 1 (3.23%) CCIE
7 1 (3.23%) CCSP
7 1 (3.23%) CCNP
7 1 (3.23%) CCIP
7 1 (3.23%) CCDP
7 1 (3.23%) CISSP
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.23%) Legato
3 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Sun
2 20 (64.52%) Red Hat
3 16 (51.61%) HP
4 15 (48.39%) Symantec
5 12 (38.71%) VMware
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco
7 6 (19.35%) NetApp
7 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
8 5 (16.13%) F5
8 5 (16.13%) Blue Coat
8 5 (16.13%) Sourcefire
8 5 (16.13%) Crossbeam
8 5 (16.13%) Juniper
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.23%) EMC
9 1 (3.23%) CommVault
9 1 (3.23%) Veritas
9 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.23%) Twitter
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + On Call plus Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago