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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 166 168 181
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 12 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.35% 0.43% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.62% 1.82% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 4
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,050
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%
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
739 770 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.60% 23.47% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 634 638 831
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,719
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 27 May 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Manchester

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Unix
3 13 (68.42%) Red Hat
4 10 (52.63%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
5 5 (26.32%) SAN
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Open Source
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (15.79%) LDAP
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (15.79%) Puppet
7 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (15.79%) Build Automation
7 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) RHCSA
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (10.53%) Python
8 2 (10.53%) Internet
8 2 (10.53%) MySQL
8 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
8 2 (10.53%) VMware

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 (10.53%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) LDAP
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.26%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) SMTP
4 1 (5.26%) SNMP
4 1 (5.26%) SSH
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (5.26%) MariaDB
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Linux Engineer
1 9 (47.37%) Unix Engineer
1 9 (47.37%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Senior Unix Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Solaris Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Linux Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Unix Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Linux Support
4 4 (21.05%) SAN Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Unix Support
5 3 (15.79%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Support Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) DBA
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (10.53%) Solaris Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Unix Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) CentOS
5 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) Build Automation
2 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.26%) SIEM
4 1 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (15.79%) RHCSA
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) GCIA
2 1 (5.26%) GCIH
2 1 (5.26%) SANS
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.26%) Cacti
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (5.26%) SmokePing
3 1 (5.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Red Hat
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
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