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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 212 219 231
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 20 42 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.65% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.62% 2.81% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 22
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £32,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £65,000 £47,450
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1237 1496 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.96% 23.31% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 1234 1472
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 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 3 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 3 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 +1 13 £45,000 +34.21% 8
Cumbria +2 3 £35,000 -45.09%
Cheshire +29 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Lancashire -5 1 £25,000 -33.33%
Merseyside - 1 £57,500 - 3
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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 42 (91.30%) Unix
2 33 (71.74%) Linux
3 26 (56.52%) Red Hat
4 22 (47.83%) Oracle
5 16 (34.78%) Finance
6 15 (32.61%) SAN
7 13 (28.26%) Windows
7 13 (28.26%) AIX
7 13 (28.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
8 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
8 12 (26.09%) VMware
9 11 (23.91%) SQL
10 10 (21.74%) NAS
11 9 (19.57%) Oracle RMAN
11 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
11 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
11 9 (19.57%) Change Management
12 8 (17.39%) SLA
12 8 (17.39%) EMC
12 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
12 8 (17.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (17.39%) Brocade
12 8 (17.39%) EMC NetWorker
12 8 (17.39%) VCE vBlock
12 8 (17.39%) Storage Virtualisation
13 7 (15.22%) EMC VNX
13 7 (15.22%) Celerra
13 7 (15.22%) SSH

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 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) SAN
2 10 (21.74%) NAS
3 7 (15.22%) Ethernet
3 7 (15.22%) SSH
3 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) WAN
5 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 3 (6.52%) Internet
5 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (6.52%) LAN
5 3 (6.52%) LDAP
6 1 (2.17%) DNS
6 1 (2.17%) HTTP
6 1 (2.17%) IPsec
6 1 (2.17%) SMTP
6 1 (2.17%) SNMP
6 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Administrator
1 12 (26.09%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (17.39%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Solaris Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Storage Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Unix Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Linux Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Unix Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) SAN Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Linux Support
7 3 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Middleware
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
1 2 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) VCE vBlock
2 7 (15.22%) Celerra
2 7 (15.22%) CLARiiON
2 7 (15.22%) EMC VNX
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (91.30%) Unix
2 33 (71.74%) Linux
3 13 (28.26%) AIX
3 13 (28.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (28.26%) Windows
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.17%) CentOS
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Change Management
2 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
2 8 (17.39%) Storage Virtualisation
3 7 (15.22%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Open Source
4 4 (8.70%) Security Operations
5 3 (6.52%) Build Automation
5 3 (6.52%) Change Control
5 3 (6.52%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.52%) Information Security
5 3 (6.52%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (6.52%) SIEM
5 3 (6.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.70%) Python
4 3 (6.52%) C#
4 3 (6.52%) C++
5 2 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) CISSP
3 3 (6.52%) GCIA
3 3 (6.52%) GCIH
3 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.52%) RHCSA
3 3 (6.52%) SANS
4 1 (2.17%) CISM
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) SLA
2 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (17.39%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (15.22%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.52%) Puppet
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.17%) Cacti
5 1 (2.17%) Nagios
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.17%) SmokePing
5 1 (2.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Red Hat
2 22 (47.83%) Oracle
3 12 (26.09%) VMware
4 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.39%) Brocade
5 8 (17.39%) EMC
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix
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