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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 178 160 174
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 5 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.92% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% 3.98% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 15
Median salary £33,250 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.83% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £24,000 £28,817
10% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £47,500 £51,400
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,596 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.95% -3.12%
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
738 829 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.44% 23.08% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 654 676 864
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport +1 2 £33,250 +10.83%
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) Unix
3 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) SAN
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source
7 3 (17.65%) CentOS
7 3 (17.65%) Puppet
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) LDAP
7 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (17.65%) Build Automation
7 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 3 (17.65%) RHCSA
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (11.76%) DevOps
8 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (11.76%) MySQL
8 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g

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 (11.76%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) IPsec
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) SNMP
3 1 (5.88%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (5.88%) MariaDB
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Linux Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Unix Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Unix Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Solaris Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Linux Support
3 6 (35.29%) Unix Support
4 4 (23.53%) SAN Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Support Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Unix Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) Unix Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) DBA
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (11.76%) Software Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) CentOS
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Open Source
2 3 (17.65%) Build Automation
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (17.65%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.88%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.88%) Cacti
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (5.88%) SmokePing
3 1 (5.88%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) VMware