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

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / North West
Rank 209 215 206
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 26 15 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.27% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.10% 1.11% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 40
Median salary £32,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £54,500 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%

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
1238 1357 1754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.60% 24.30% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1125 1515
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Lancashire - 11 £25,000 -
Manchester -26 9 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Cheshire +17 4 £46,000 -8.00%
Merseyside -3 2 £51,000 -11.30% 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (82.86%) Linux
2 45 (64.29%) Unix
3 37 (52.86%) SAN
4 36 (51.43%) Microsoft
5 34 (48.57%) IaaS
6 31 (44.29%) PaaS
6 31 (44.29%) NetApp
6 31 (44.29%) OpenVMS
7 28 (40.00%) VMware
8 26 (37.14%) ITIL
9 25 (35.71%) MS Excel
10 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (32.86%) Service Management
12 22 (31.43%) ITSM
12 22 (31.43%) Programme Management
12 22 (31.43%) PRINCE2
12 22 (31.43%) Data Protection
13 16 (22.86%) MS PowerPoint
13 16 (22.86%) MS Office
13 16 (22.86%) AIX
13 16 (22.86%) SQL
13 16 (22.86%) WAN
14 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
14 15 (21.43%) Firewall
14 15 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (20.00%) Clustering
15 14 (20.00%) LAN
15 14 (20.00%) Red Hat
16 13 (18.57%) NHS

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 (5.71%) IBM Notes
1 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) Confluence
2 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) JBoss
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 16 (22.86%) MS Office
2 16 (22.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (48.57%) IaaS
2 31 (44.29%) PaaS
3 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.86%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (52.86%) SAN
2 16 (22.86%) WAN
3 15 (21.43%) Firewall
4 14 (20.00%) LAN
5 5 (7.14%) DNS
5 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.71%) FTP
6 4 (5.71%) HTTP
6 4 (5.71%) Internet
6 4 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (5.71%) Network Security
6 4 (5.71%) SMTP
6 4 (5.71%) VPN
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.43%) LDAP
7 1 (1.43%) Skype
7 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle Database
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Hudson
3 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Banking
2 2 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 11 (15.71%) Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Support Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) IT Support
3 10 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Administrator
4 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 8 (11.43%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (11.43%) Technical Manager
6 7 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.57%) Architecture Manager
7 6 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (8.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.57%) Technology Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Architect
8 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Desktop Support
9 4 (5.71%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Clustering
2 13 (18.57%) NHS
3 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
4 6 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.71%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (82.86%) Linux
2 45 (64.29%) Unix
3 31 (44.29%) OpenVMS
4 16 (22.86%) AIX
5 15 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (15.71%) Windows
7 9 (12.86%) CentOS
8 7 (10.00%) HPUX
9 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
10 4 (5.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu
11 3 (4.29%) Debian
12 1 (1.43%) Android
12 1 (1.43%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) ITIL
2 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (32.86%) Service Management
4 22 (31.43%) Data Protection
4 22 (31.43%) ITSM
4 22 (31.43%) PRINCE2
4 22 (31.43%) Programme Management
5 11 (15.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
6 8 (11.43%) High Availability
7 6 (8.57%) Service Design
8 4 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.71%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.71%) Threat Analysis
9 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.86%) Capacity Management
10 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) SQL
2 11 (15.71%) Perl
3 7 (10.00%) Python
4 6 (8.57%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.29%) PHP
5 3 (4.29%) Ruby
5 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.86%) Java
6 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) RHCE
2 5 (7.14%) MCSE
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.71%) CISSP
3 4 (5.71%) SCNA
3 4 (5.71%) SCSA
3 4 (5.71%) Sun Certification
4 3 (4.29%) RHCSA
5 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) Degree
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.71%) Sendmail
3 4 (5.71%) vSphere
4 2 (2.86%) Docker
4 2 (2.86%) KVM
4 2 (2.86%) NFS
4 2 (2.86%) PowerHA
4 2 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Nagios
2 6 (8.57%) Puppet
3 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.29%) Ansible
5 2 (2.86%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.86%) Cobbler
5 2 (2.86%) SCOM
6 1 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.43%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.43%) Netcool
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.43%) SCCM
6 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 31 (44.29%) NetApp
3 28 (40.00%) VMware
4 14 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 12 (17.14%) Cisco
5 12 (17.14%) Oracle
6 5 (7.14%) IBM
7 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.71%) Lotus
8 3 (4.29%) HP
8 3 (4.29%) Sun
8 3 (4.29%) Veritas
9 2 (2.86%) Citrix
10 1 (1.43%) CA
10 1 (1.43%) Dell
10 1 (1.43%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.43%) Mitel
10 1 (1.43%) Panasonic
10 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester
iKas international
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago