The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 15 12
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable - 4.26% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 14.29% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Average salary - £55,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Solaris
Bedfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 56.60% 29.79% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 27
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Solaris
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Dunstable

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) Oracle
2 17 (89.47%) Unix
2 17 (89.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (89.47%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (89.47%) Oracle Database 11g
2 17 (89.47%) Data Guard
2 17 (89.47%) Oracle Database
3 16 (84.21%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (84.21%) AWK
3 16 (84.21%) Bash Shell
3 16 (84.21%) Perl
4 15 (78.95%) Shell Script
4 15 (78.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (78.95%) Configuration Management
4 15 (78.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (78.95%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (78.95%) C-shell
4 15 (78.95%) Korn
5 11 (57.89%) Oracle Application Server
5 11 (57.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (52.63%) Degree
6 10 (52.63%) Finance
6 10 (52.63%) Banking
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
8 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
9 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.79%) VMware
10 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 11 (57.89%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) MPLS
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle Database
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
3 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (52.63%) Banking
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Administrator
2 16 (84.21%) Unix Administrator
3 7 (36.84%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Debian
3 1 (5.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (78.95%) Capacity Planning
2 15 (78.95%) Configuration Management
3 11 (57.89%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) AWK
1 16 (84.21%) Bash Shell
1 16 (84.21%) Perl
2 15 (78.95%) C-shell
2 15 (78.95%) Korn
2 15 (78.95%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (89.47%) Data Guard
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (78.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat