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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 115 120 71
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -49
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 1 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.20% 0.061% 2.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.89% 0.21% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 47
Average salary £28,975 £70,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.60% +52.17%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
337 472 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.11% 28.62% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 295 410 430
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Intranet
3 3 (60.00%) CAD
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (20.00%) RHCE
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Veritas
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (20.00%) SCSA
5 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) RHCE
1 1 (20.00%) SCSA
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle