The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 112 101 95
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.19% 1.02% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.81% 4.26% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 7
Average salary £28,975 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.14% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
372 423 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.31% 24.08% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 325 367 291
Average salary £32,959 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.60% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Fortran
3 3 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 3 (33.33%) LabVIEW
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) CAD
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Sun
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Intranet
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
5 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) RIP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) OSPF
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) RIP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Head of IT
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) CAD
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) Fortran
2 3 (33.33%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SCSA
1 1 (11.11%) RHCE
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Sun
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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