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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 66 68 78
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 7 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.96% 1.30% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.13% 4.74% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 8
Average salary £43,000 £73,750 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.69% +18.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,207 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -3.98%
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
224 211 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 30.73% 27.33% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 194 159 302
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Oxford

Solaris
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
1 12 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) CentOS
2 10 (83.33%) Open Source
2 10 (83.33%) Puppet
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Phone
2 10 (83.33%) Perl
2 10 (83.33%) LAMP
2 10 (83.33%) Debian
2 10 (83.33%) Ruby
2 10 (83.33%) Ubuntu
2 10 (83.33%) Android
2 10 (83.33%) iPhone
2 10 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 10 (83.33%) Python
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (16.67%) Zenoss
3 2 (16.67%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (83.33%) Administrator
1 10 (83.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 10 (83.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Blackberry
1 10 (83.33%) iPhone
1 10 (83.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) CentOS
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Phone
2 10 (83.33%) Debian
2 10 (83.33%) Ubuntu
2 10 (83.33%) Android
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Perl
1 10 (83.33%) Python
1 10 (83.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Juniper