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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 74 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 8 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.08% 0.11% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.32% 0.44% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.60%
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £46,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +6.97%
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
241 228 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 32.52% 25.39% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 193 201 176
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Perl
2 12 (80.00%) Python
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) Juniper
2 12 (80.00%) Ruby
3 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
3 8 (53.33%) ITIL
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) SAN
4 7 (46.67%) Internet
4 7 (46.67%) CentOS
5 5 (33.33%) Android
5 5 (33.33%) iPhone
5 5 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 5 (33.33%) Open Source
5 5 (33.33%) Puppet
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Phone
5 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 5 (33.33%) LAMP
5 5 (33.33%) Debian
6 2 (13.33%) vSphere
6 2 (13.33%) Apache
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (13.33%) Zenoss
6 2 (13.33%) NAS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (13.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
1 7 (46.67%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (13.33%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Systems Administrator
1 12 (80.00%) Administrator
1 12 (80.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 12 (80.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 5 (33.33%) iPhone
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) CentOS
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Phone
4 5 (33.33%) Debian
4 5 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 5 (33.33%) Android
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) AIX
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
6 1 (6.67%) zOS
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Perl
1 12 (80.00%) Python
1 12 (80.00%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) Juniper
3 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle