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 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 / Manchester
Rank 174 166 167
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 16 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.37% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.98% 1.40% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 17
Median salary £51,000 £52,750 £40,100
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.31% +31.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £49,250 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £80,000 £44,200
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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
809 859 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.32% 26.57% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 712 710 890
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 21 January 2017.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Manchester

Solaris
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Manchester 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
Salford - 1 £36,500 -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (77.42%) SAN
3 22 (70.97%) NetApp
3 22 (70.97%) OpenVMS
3 22 (70.97%) PaaS
3 22 (70.97%) IaaS
4 18 (58.06%) ITIL
4 18 (58.06%) Service Management
5 17 (54.84%) Unix
6 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (45.16%) ITSM
7 14 (45.16%) Programme Management
7 14 (45.16%) PRINCE2
7 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
7 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
7 14 (45.16%) Data Protection
8 10 (32.26%) NHS
8 10 (32.26%) MS Office
8 10 (32.26%) Clustering
8 10 (32.26%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (25.81%) VMware
9 8 (25.81%) Perl
9 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (22.58%) Puppet
11 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
11 6 (19.35%) PHP
11 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
11 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
12 5 (16.13%) High Availability

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 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) CICS
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
2 10 (32.26%) MS Office
2 10 (32.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (70.97%) IaaS
1 22 (70.97%) PaaS
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (77.42%) SAN
2 5 (16.13%) DNS
3 4 (12.90%) LDAP
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) DB2
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Hudson
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.45%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Technical Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Technology Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Implementation Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Support Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Architecture Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Unix Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Unix Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Clustering
1 10 (32.26%) NHS
2 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (70.97%) OpenVMS
3 17 (54.84%) Unix
4 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (9.68%) CentOS
6 3 (9.68%) Debian
7 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.23%) Windows
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) ITIL
1 18 (58.06%) Service Management
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Data Protection
3 14 (45.16%) ITSM
3 14 (45.16%) PRINCE2
3 14 (45.16%) Programme Management
4 5 (16.13%) High Availability
5 4 (12.90%) Build Automation
5 4 (12.90%) Kernel Tuning
5 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.90%) Open Source
5 4 (12.90%) Security Hardening
5 4 (12.90%) Service Design
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.23%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Perl
2 6 (19.35%) PHP
2 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.45%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (12.90%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (12.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) NetBackup
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.45%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.23%) Ansible
5 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) NetApp
2 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
5 4 (12.90%) Hitachi
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 4 (12.90%) Veritas
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
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