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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 224 207 227
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 16 55 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.84% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.28% 3.63% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 32 23
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £22,500 £25,725
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £47,200
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
1247 1515 1744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.37% 23.00% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 1231 1448
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 23 July 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 23 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
Manchester -29 5 £33,250 +10.83% 2
Cumbria -4 4 - - 1
Cheshire +38 3 £40,000 -
Lancashire +10 3 - -
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 34 (89.47%) Unix
2 26 (68.42%) Linux
3 25 (65.79%) Oracle
4 17 (44.74%) Red Hat
5 14 (36.84%) VMware
6 13 (34.21%) SAN
6 13 (34.21%) SQL
7 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
7 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
8 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
9 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
9 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (21.05%) Windows
11 7 (18.42%) High Availability
11 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
11 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (18.42%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (15.79%) NAS
12 6 (15.79%) AIX
12 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (13.16%) VCE vBlock
13 5 (13.16%) Storage Virtualisation
13 5 (13.16%) Java
13 5 (13.16%) Web Services
13 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
13 5 (13.16%) SLA
13 5 (13.16%) EMC
13 5 (13.16%) EMC RecoverPoint

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 3 (7.89%) JBoss
1 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) SAN
2 6 (15.79%) NAS
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) LDAP
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) HTTP
4 2 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) IPsec
5 1 (2.63%) SMTP
5 1 (2.63%) SNMP
5 1 (2.63%) SSH
5 1 (2.63%) SSL
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (7.89%) MySQL
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.26%) DB2
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (5.26%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.63%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Unix Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Solaris Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) DBA
4 6 (15.79%) Linux Support
4 6 (15.79%) Unix Support
5 5 (13.16%) Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) SAN Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared DBA
6 4 (10.53%) SQL DBA
7 3 (7.89%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Unix Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Web Services
2 4 (10.53%) Middleware
3 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
3 3 (7.89%) HTML
3 3 (7.89%) SOAP
3 3 (7.89%) Spring
3 3 (7.89%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) J2EE
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (5.26%) SAP Basis
4 2 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) VCE vBlock
2 4 (10.53%) Celerra
2 4 (10.53%) CLARiiON
2 4 (10.53%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Unix
2 26 (68.42%) Linux
3 8 (21.05%) Windows
4 6 (15.79%) AIX
4 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.89%) CentOS
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (18.42%) High Availability
2 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.16%) Storage Virtualisation
4 4 (10.53%) Change Management
4 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.53%) Open Source
5 3 (7.89%) Build Automation
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) BPEL
6 2 (5.26%) Change Control
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) SAP Security
6 2 (5.26%) SOA
6 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (7.89%) RHCSA
5 1 (2.63%) CISM
5 1 (2.63%) CISSP
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
2 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (13.16%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (10.53%) NetBackup
4 3 (7.89%) Puppet
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.63%) Cacti
5 1 (2.63%) Nagios
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.63%) SmokePing
5 1 (2.63%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Oracle
2 17 (44.74%) Red Hat
3 14 (36.84%) VMware
4 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.16%) Brocade
5 5 (13.16%) EMC
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) Sun
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