The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 70 62
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 0 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford - 1.14% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.01% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Average salary - £42,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
177 183 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 22.90% 18.94% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 165 156 130
Average salary £37,500 £43,500 £32,594
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +33.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
Oxfordshire

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 29 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Fortran
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) RIP
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) QMS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) RIP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Head of IT
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Fortran
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) VMware