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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 227 202 219
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 29 60 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.90% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.16% 3.79% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 37
Median salary £50,000 £38,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.71% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
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
1344 1583 1655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.04% 23.67% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 1280 1364
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,850
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -18 14 £51,000 +20.00% 5
Merseyside - 7 £51,000 - 2
Cheshire +29 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Cumbria -9 3 - -
Lancashire +13 1 - - 3
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 41 (83.67%) Linux
2 35 (71.43%) Unix
3 23 (46.94%) Oracle
4 21 (42.86%) SAN
5 17 (34.69%) Red Hat
6 14 (28.57%) NHS
6 14 (28.57%) NetApp
6 14 (28.57%) OpenVMS
6 14 (28.57%) PaaS
6 14 (28.57%) IaaS
7 12 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (22.45%) High Availability
8 11 (22.45%) ITIL
8 11 (22.45%) VMware
9 10 (20.41%) SQL
10 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
11 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
11 8 (16.33%) Service Management
11 8 (16.33%) Puppet
11 8 (16.33%) Open Source
12 7 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 7 (14.29%) Build Automation
12 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 7 (14.29%) RHCSA
12 7 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (14.29%) Java
12 7 (14.29%) Web Services

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 5 (10.20%) JBoss
1 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.57%) IaaS
1 14 (28.57%) PaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.86%) SAN
2 7 (14.29%) LDAP
3 6 (12.24%) DNS
4 2 (4.08%) Firewall
5 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.04%) HTTP
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) IPsec
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) NAS
5 1 (2.04%) SMTP
5 1 (2.04%) SNMP
5 1 (2.04%) SSH
5 1 (2.04%) SSL
5 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (6.12%) DB2
4 3 (6.12%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (4.08%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.04%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Advertising
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Infrastructure Manager
1 10 (20.41%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
1 10 (20.41%) Technical Manager
2 9 (18.37%) Consultant
3 8 (16.33%) Linux Support
3 8 (16.33%) Unix Support
4 7 (14.29%) Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Support Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) DBA
5 6 (12.24%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Linux Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Unix Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) Implementation Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared DBA
7 4 (8.16%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) Hibernate
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) SOAP
2 5 (10.20%) Spring
2 5 (10.20%) XML
3 4 (8.16%) Middleware
4 2 (4.08%) J2EE
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (4.08%) SAP Basis
4 2 (4.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) NHS
2 5 (10.20%) Clustering
3 4 (8.16%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.04%) Celerra
4 1 (2.04%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 41 (83.67%) Linux
2 35 (71.43%) Unix
3 14 (28.57%) OpenVMS
4 12 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (12.24%) AIX
7 4 (8.16%) CentOS
7 4 (8.16%) Windows
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
9 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) High Availability
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Open Source
2 8 (16.33%) Service Management
3 7 (14.29%) Build Automation
3 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 6 (12.24%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.16%) Data Protection
6 4 (8.16%) ITSM
6 4 (8.16%) Kernel Tuning
6 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.16%) Security Hardening
6 4 (8.16%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
3 7 (14.29%) Java
4 6 (12.24%) Perl
4 6 (12.24%) PHP
5 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (14.29%) RHCSA
2 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (8.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (2.04%) iptables
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Puppet
2 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 5 (10.20%) NetBackup
4 4 (8.16%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.04%) Cacti
6 1 (2.04%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.04%) Nagios
6 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (2.04%) SmokePing
6 1 (2.04%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Oracle
2 17 (34.69%) Red Hat
3 14 (28.57%) NetApp
4 11 (22.45%) VMware
5 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.16%) Hitachi
6 4 (8.16%) Veritas
7 2 (4.08%) SAP
7 2 (4.08%) Sun
8 1 (2.04%) Brocade
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco
8 1 (2.04%) EMC
8 1 (2.04%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PHI, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PHI, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £40,028 to £48,034 per annum pro rata (AfC band 8a)
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago