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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 14 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 2.50% 11.86% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 26.92% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Average salary £57,500 £43,750 £60,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% -27.68%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,164 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -4.08%
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
8 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 20.00% 44.07% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 29
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +4.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £47,000
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 27 February 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (33.33%) JBoss
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
4 2 (33.33%) C-shell
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle9i Database
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Trainee Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Trainee
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (33.33%) AWK
1 2 (33.33%) Korn
1 2 (33.33%) C-shell
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware