The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 181 150 159
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +9
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 14 35 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.90% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.84% 3.91% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 22
Median salary £51,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £25,600 £28,817
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £51,500 £52,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+24.22% -12.50%
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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
761 896 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.38% 22.96% 21.92%
Number of salaries quoted 688 726 730
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Solaris
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Manchester

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Manchester

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Unix
3 12 (46.15%) SAN
3 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 9 (34.62%) ITIL
4 9 (34.62%) Oracle
4 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (30.77%) Open Source
5 8 (30.77%) PaaS
5 8 (30.77%) Puppet
5 8 (30.77%) IaaS
5 8 (30.77%) OpenVMS
5 8 (30.77%) NetApp
5 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 8 (30.77%) NHS
6 7 (26.92%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (26.92%) LDAP
6 7 (26.92%) Build Automation
6 7 (26.92%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
6 7 (26.92%) RHCSA
6 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (23.08%) Perl
7 6 (23.08%) PHP
7 6 (23.08%) Service Management
8 5 (19.23%) DNS
8 5 (19.23%) High Availability
9 4 (15.38%) Security Hardening
9 4 (15.38%) Failover Clustering

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) IaaS
1 8 (30.77%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) SAN
2 7 (26.92%) LDAP
3 5 (19.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) IPsec
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) SMTP
4 1 (3.85%) SNMP
4 1 (3.85%) SSH
4 1 (3.85%) SSL
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Linux Support
1 8 (30.77%) Unix Support
2 7 (26.92%) Consultant
2 7 (26.92%) Support Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Linux Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Unix Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Unix Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (7.69%) Software Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Solaris Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) NHS
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Unix
3 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (30.77%) OpenVMS
5 7 (26.92%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (15.38%) CentOS
7 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.85%) Debian
8 1 (3.85%) Windows
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) Open Source
3 7 (26.92%) Build Automation
3 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
4 6 (23.08%) Service Management
5 5 (19.23%) High Availability
6 4 (15.38%) Kernel Tuning
6 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 4 (15.38%) Security Hardening
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.69%) DevOps
7 2 (7.69%) ITSM
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.69%) Service Design
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
2 6 (23.08%) Perl
2 6 (23.08%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (26.92%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (3.85%) iptables
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Puppet
2 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (15.38%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.85%) Cacti
5 1 (3.85%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.85%) Nagios
5 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (3.85%) SmokePing
5 1 (3.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle
3 8 (30.77%) NetApp
4 4 (15.38%) Hitachi
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) Veritas
5 3 (11.54%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
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