The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 208 216 231
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 19 31 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.51% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.59% 2.22% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 12
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +40.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £36,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%
Solaris
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1198 1394 1711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.57% 22.86% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1147 1417
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 the North West

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Solaris
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Solaris Salary Trend in the North West

Solaris
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in the North West

Solaris
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Manchester +2 12 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Lancashire +5 3 £25,000 -33.33%
Cheshire +26 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Cumbria -4 2 £35,000 -46.15%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 29 (85.29%) Unix
2 23 (67.65%) Linux
3 22 (64.71%) Oracle
4 15 (44.12%) SAN
4 15 (44.12%) Red Hat
5 12 (35.29%) VMware
6 11 (32.35%) Windows
7 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
7 9 (26.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
7 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
8 8 (23.53%) NAS
8 8 (23.53%) SQL
9 7 (20.59%) SLA
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.59%) EMC
9 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
9 7 (20.59%) Brocade
9 7 (20.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (20.59%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (20.59%) VCE vBlock
9 7 (20.59%) Storage Virtualisation
10 6 (17.65%) EMC VNX
10 6 (17.65%) Celerra
10 6 (17.65%) NetBackup
10 6 (17.65%) CLARiiON
11 5 (14.71%) Finance
11 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
11 5 (14.71%) Oracle Linux

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) SAN
2 8 (23.53%) NAS
3 3 (8.82%) LDAP
3 3 (8.82%) WAN
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) Internet
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) DNS
5 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.94%) HTTP
5 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.94%) IPsec
5 1 (2.94%) SMTP
5 1 (2.94%) SNMP
5 1 (2.94%) SSH
5 1 (2.94%) SSL
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.88%) DB2
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (5.88%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.94%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Linux Engineer
1 9 (26.47%) Unix Engineer
1 9 (26.47%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Senior Unix Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Solaris Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Consultant
3 7 (20.59%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Linux Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Unix Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Linux Support
5 4 (11.76%) SAN Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 4 (11.76%) Unix Support
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Support Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Solaris Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) J2EE
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (5.88%) SAP Basis
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) VCE vBlock
2 6 (17.65%) Celerra
2 6 (17.65%) CLARiiON
2 6 (17.65%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Unix
2 23 (67.65%) Linux
3 11 (32.35%) Windows
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (11.76%) AIX
5 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.94%) CentOS
7 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
1 7 (20.59%) Storage Virtualisation
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Open Source
3 3 (8.82%) Build Automation
3 3 (8.82%) Change Control
3 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.82%) High Availability
3 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.88%) BPEL
4 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.88%) SAP Security
4 2 (5.88%) Security Operations
4 2 (5.88%) SOA
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (2.94%) Information Security
5 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (8.82%) RHCSA
3 2 (5.88%) CISSP
4 1 (2.94%) CISM
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) GCIA
4 1 (2.94%) GCIH
4 1 (2.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
2 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) iptables
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (20.59%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (17.65%) NetBackup
4 3 (8.82%) Puppet
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.94%) Cacti
5 1 (2.94%) Nagios
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.94%) SmokePing
5 1 (2.94%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Oracle
2 15 (44.12%) Red Hat
3 12 (35.29%) VMware
4 7 (20.59%) Brocade
4 7 (20.59%) EMC
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) SAP
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
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