The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham 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 10 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 8.70% - 3.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% - 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £41,430 - £32,620
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Solaris
Manchester

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

Operating Systems Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 13 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 43.48% 32.50% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 39
Average salary £35,500 £30,000 £32,620
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% -8.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £38,240 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

Solaris
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Oldham

Solaris
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) DMZ
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) DMZ
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper