The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 96 122 126
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.73% 0.81% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.04%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Solaris
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
273 372 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.43% 21.95% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 245 302 351
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £22,175 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Cheshire

Solaris
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 12 (100.00%) Unix
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (83.33%) AIX
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) SSH
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) XSLT
5 2 (16.67%) Advertising
5 2 (16.67%) BPEL
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (16.67%) IaaS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (25.00%) SSH
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Administrator
2 6 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SOA Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Unix Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Unix
2 10 (83.33%) AIX
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) BPEL
2 2 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle