The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 109 125 64
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -61
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 6 2 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.39% 0.11% 3.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.59% 0.42% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 59
Average salary £43,000 £54,750 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.46% +19.02%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Solaris
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
378 481 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.87% 26.31% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 321 420 479
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Solaris
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +18 4 £43,000 -38.57% 1
Kidlington - 2 £40,000 - 1
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) SAN
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (40.00%) LAMP
5 4 (40.00%) Debian
5 4 (40.00%) Juniper
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) Python
5 4 (40.00%) Perl
5 4 (40.00%) Ruby
5 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Android
5 4 (40.00%) iPhone
5 4 (40.00%) CentOS
5 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) Puppet
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Phone
6 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) CAD
6 3 (30.00%) Intranet
7 2 (20.00%) Veritas
7 2 (20.00%) Change Management
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (20.00%) Sun
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Support
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (40.00%) iPhone
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Phone
3 4 (40.00%) Debian
3 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (40.00%) Android
3 4 (40.00%) CentOS
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) CAD
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) RHCE
1 1 (10.00%) SCSA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) Veritas
5 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago