The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 65 71
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 0 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford - 1.36% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 4.61% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 8
Average salary - £43,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -41.69%
UK excluding London average salary £41,820 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.06% +5.88%
Solaris
Oxfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
266 217 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 33.33% 29.56% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 213 189 172
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Solaris
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Oxford

Solaris
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) VMware