The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Dunstable region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 14 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 4.92% 10.34% 18.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 35.29% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 8
Average salary £43,500 £57,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.01% -4.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £54,500 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £79,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 34 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 26.23% 29.31% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 15
Average salary £37,500 £36,834 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.80% -27.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,450 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Solaris
Bedfordshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (71.43%) Data Guard
3 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
5 3 (42.86%) AWK
6 2 (28.57%) Java
6 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) SUSE
6 2 (28.57%) Debian
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (28.57%) Middleware
6 2 (28.57%) Python
6 2 (28.57%) AIX
6 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) J2EE
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (28.57%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) SUSE
3 2 (28.57%) Debian
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) AWK
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C-shell
4 1 (14.29%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Data Guard
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat