The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 172 162 165
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 12 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.35% 0.61% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.56% 2.46% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 9
Average salary £45,000 £33,528 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.21% -10.59%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
771 893 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.24% 24.74% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 633 737 824
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Manchester

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (82.61%) Unix
3 17 (73.91%) Red Hat
4 11 (47.83%) Oracle
5 7 (30.43%) ITIL
5 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Change Management
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
7 5 (21.74%) SAN
8 4 (17.39%) LDAP
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) Puppet
8 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (17.39%) RHCSA
9 3 (13.04%) Malware Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.04%) Build Automation
9 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (13.04%) SIEM
9 3 (13.04%) Change Control
9 3 (13.04%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (13.04%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 3 (13.04%) SANS
9 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
9 3 (13.04%) Internet
9 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
9 3 (13.04%) Finance

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) LDAP
3 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
3 3 (13.04%) Internet
3 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (13.04%) SSH
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Senior Unix Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Solaris Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Unix Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) Unix Consultant
4 5 (21.74%) Linux Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) SAN Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Administrator
6 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (13.04%) Linux Support
6 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Support Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Unix Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (82.61%) Unix
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Build Automation
3 3 (13.04%) Change Control
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (13.04%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.04%) Information Security
3 3 (13.04%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (13.04%) Open Source
3 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
3 3 (13.04%) SIEM
3 3 (13.04%) Use Case
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.04%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) C++
2 3 (13.04%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) RHCSA
2 3 (13.04%) CISSP
2 3 (13.04%) GCIA
2 3 (13.04%) GCIH
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (13.04%) SANS
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
1 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Red Hat
2 11 (47.83%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Hitachi
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
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