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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 107 114 116
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.66% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 1.23% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Average salary £43,500 £28,975 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.12% -49.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £28,975 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,443 £58,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
429 326 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.45% 21.65% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 326 281 409
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram 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 4 September 2015. 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 - 6 £43,500 -
Kidlington - 4 - -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (86.96%) ITIL
3 19 (82.61%) VMware
3 19 (82.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (60.87%) Red Hat
5 12 (52.17%) Firewall
6 11 (47.83%) UNIX
6 11 (47.83%) Perl
6 11 (47.83%) MySQL
6 11 (47.83%) Oracle
6 11 (47.83%) Python
6 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (43.48%) Cisco
8 9 (39.13%) ITSM
8 9 (39.13%) Migration
8 9 (39.13%) Service Management
8 9 (39.13%) Internet
8 9 (39.13%) Project Management
8 9 (39.13%) Juniper
8 9 (39.13%) DMZ
8 9 (39.13%) AIX
8 9 (39.13%) SQL
8 9 (39.13%) PRINCE2
8 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (39.13%) Ruby
8 9 (39.13%) Google
8 9 (39.13%) Degree
8 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
8 9 (39.13%) Release Management
8 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.70%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (17.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) DMZ
2 9 (39.13%) Internet
3 3 (13.04%) LDAP
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) MySQL
2 7 (30.43%) Big Data
3 2 (8.70%) MarkLogic
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Administrator
2 10 (43.48%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (43.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 10 (43.48%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (30.43%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX Support
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) Semantic Web
3 6 (26.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) UNIX
2 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (39.13%) AIX
4 3 (13.04%) Windows
5 2 (8.70%) HPUX
5 2 (8.70%) SUSE
5 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 2 (8.70%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.35%) zOS
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) PRINCE2
2 9 (39.13%) Project Management
2 9 (39.13%) Service Management
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) ITSM
2 9 (39.13%) Migration
2 9 (39.13%) Release Management
3 5 (21.74%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Perl
1 11 (47.83%) Python
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Ruby
3 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) NFS
2 1 (4.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) logstash
2 2 (8.70%) Nagios
2 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Red Hat
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco
5 9 (39.13%) Google
5 9 (39.13%) Juniper
6 2 (8.70%) Sophos
6 2 (8.70%) Websense
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) Dell
6 2 (8.70%) Intel
6 2 (8.70%) SAP
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint