The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
North West / Lancashire
Rank 46 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 14 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.83% 0.28% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.22% 1.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 0
Median salary £25,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%

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

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
92 90 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.62% 25.57% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 75 68 103
Median salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £22,500 £21,525
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £50,000 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Lancashire

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Solaris
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 9 £25,000 -
Blackburn - 2 £17,000 -
Accrington - 1 £14,000 -
Burnley - 1 £17,000 -
Preston - 1 £23,500 -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 13 (86.67%) WAN
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Unix
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) LAN
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) MCSE
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (26.67%) RHCE
6 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Lotus
6 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (26.67%) Internet
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) SMTP
6 4 (26.67%) FTP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (26.67%) IBM Notes
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
1 13 (86.67%) WAN
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) FTP
4 4 (26.67%) HTTP
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 4 (26.67%) SMTP
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) IT Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) IT Support
2 8 (53.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Unix
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) AIX
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) HPUX
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (26.67%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Server Building
4 1 (6.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MCSE
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) RHCE
2 4 (26.67%) SCNA
2 4 (26.67%) SCSA
2 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (26.67%) Lotus
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Sun
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Mitel
5 1 (6.67%) Panasonic