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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / North West
Rank 204 201 230
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +29
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 43 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.57% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.23% 2.21% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 41 25 20
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £77,000 £55,000
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 North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1332 1403 1815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.48% 25.77% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 1132 1581
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 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
Manchester -15 16 £51,000 -3.77% 1
Lancashire -3 13 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Merseyside - 10 £51,000 -
Cheshire +2 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 58 (84.06%) Linux
2 42 (60.87%) Unix
2 42 (60.87%) SAN
3 38 (55.07%) IaaS
4 36 (52.17%) PaaS
4 36 (52.17%) NetApp
4 36 (52.17%) OpenVMS
5 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
6 28 (40.58%) ITIL
6 28 (40.58%) Service Management
7 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (34.78%) Programme Management
8 24 (34.78%) ITSM
8 24 (34.78%) PRINCE2
8 24 (34.78%) MS Excel
8 24 (34.78%) Data Protection
9 19 (27.54%) VMware
10 18 (26.09%) NHS
11 16 (23.19%) MS Office
11 16 (23.19%) MS PowerPoint
12 15 (21.74%) Oracle
13 13 (18.84%) WAN
13 13 (18.84%) Clustering
14 12 (17.39%) Firewall
14 12 (17.39%) SQL
14 12 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (15.94%) LAN
15 11 (15.94%) Red Hat
16 10 (14.49%) Perl

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 4 (5.80%) IBM Notes
1 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.35%) JBoss
3 2 (2.90%) Confluence
3 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) CICS
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 16 (23.19%) MS Office
2 16 (23.19%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 38 (55.07%) IaaS
2 36 (52.17%) PaaS
3 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.90%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (60.87%) SAN
2 13 (18.84%) WAN
3 12 (17.39%) Firewall
4 11 (15.94%) LAN
5 5 (7.25%) DNS
5 5 (7.25%) HTTP
5 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.80%) FTP
6 4 (5.80%) Internet
6 4 (5.80%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (5.80%) LDAP
6 4 (5.80%) Network Security
6 4 (5.80%) SMTP
6 4 (5.80%) VPN
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.45%) Skype
7 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.45%) DB2
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.90%) JIRA
3 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.45%) Hudson
3 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Banking
2 2 (2.90%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.90%) Games
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 11 (15.94%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 11 (15.94%) Technical Manager
3 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 8 (11.59%) Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) IT Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) IT Support
5 7 (10.14%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Architecture Manager
6 6 (8.70%) Technology Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Administrator
7 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.80%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.80%) Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.80%) Implementation Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) Hibernate
1 2 (2.90%) HTML
1 2 (2.90%) SOAP
1 2 (2.90%) Spring
1 2 (2.90%) Web Services
1 2 (2.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) NHS
2 13 (18.84%) Clustering
3 8 (11.59%) Data Centre
3 8 (11.59%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.80%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 58 (84.06%) Linux
2 42 (60.87%) Unix
3 36 (52.17%) OpenVMS
4 12 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (14.49%) AIX
6 7 (10.14%) Windows
7 4 (5.80%) CentOS
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (4.35%) Debian
9 2 (2.90%) HPUX
9 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) ITIL
1 28 (40.58%) Service Management
2 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (34.78%) Data Protection
3 24 (34.78%) ITSM
3 24 (34.78%) PRINCE2
3 24 (34.78%) Programme Management
4 9 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (11.59%) Service Design
6 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.70%) High Availability
7 4 (5.80%) Build Automation
7 4 (5.80%) Kernel Tuning
7 4 (5.80%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.80%) Open Source
7 4 (5.80%) Security Hardening
7 4 (5.80%) Test Automation
7 4 (5.80%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) SQL
2 10 (14.49%) Perl
3 6 (8.70%) PHP
3 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.80%) Python
5 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.35%) Java
5 3 (4.35%) Ruby
6 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) RHCE
1 6 (8.70%) RHCSA
2 5 (7.25%) MCSE
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.80%) CISSP
3 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.80%) SCNA
3 4 (5.80%) SCSA
3 4 (5.80%) Sun Certification
4 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.80%) Sendmail
3 4 (5.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (5.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.90%) Docker
4 2 (2.90%) PowerHA
4 2 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) Puppet
2 5 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.80%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (5.80%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (4.35%) Ansible
5 2 (2.90%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.90%) Cobbler
5 2 (2.90%) Nagios
6 1 (1.45%) SCCM
6 1 (1.45%) SCOM
6 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) NetApp
2 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 19 (27.54%) VMware
4 15 (21.74%) Oracle
5 11 (15.94%) Red Hat
6 9 (13.04%) Cisco
7 6 (8.70%) Veritas
8 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.80%) Hitachi
8 4 (5.80%) Lotus
9 3 (4.35%) Sun
10 2 (2.90%) Citrix
11 1 (1.45%) Dell
11 1 (1.45%) HP
11 1 (1.45%) IBM
11 1 (1.45%) Mitel
11 1 (1.45%) Panasonic
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £25k DOE + Extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago