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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 214 206 246
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +40
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 18 44 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.69% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.46% 3.03% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 14
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,750 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £46,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +1.08%
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
1234 1451 1787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.29% 22.75% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 1192 1492
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -10 12 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Cheshire +40 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Lancashire +6 2 - -
Cumbria +3 2 £35,000 -28.20% 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 31 (88.57%) Unix
2 25 (71.43%) Linux
3 22 (62.86%) Oracle
4 17 (48.57%) Red Hat
5 14 (40.00%) SAN
6 12 (34.29%) VMware
7 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
7 9 (25.71%) Windows
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
8 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
9 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (20.00%) NAS
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.00%) Finance
10 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
10 6 (17.14%) SLA
10 6 (17.14%) EMC
10 6 (17.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 6 (17.14%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (17.14%) Brocade
10 6 (17.14%) VCE vBlock
10 6 (17.14%) Storage Virtualisation
11 5 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (14.29%) EMC VNX
11 5 (14.29%) Celerra
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (14.29%) AIX
11 5 (14.29%) CLARiiON

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 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) SAN
2 7 (20.00%) NAS
3 3 (8.57%) LDAP
3 3 (8.57%) WAN
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.86%) HTTP
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) IPsec
5 1 (2.86%) SMTP
5 1 (2.86%) SNMP
5 1 (2.86%) SSH
5 1 (2.86%) SSL
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.71%) DB2
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (5.71%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Linux Engineer
1 11 (31.43%) Unix Engineer
1 11 (31.43%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Senior Unix Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Solaris Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Linux Support
4 6 (17.14%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Unix Support
5 5 (14.29%) Linux Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Unix Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) SAN Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
7 3 (8.57%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) DBA
7 3 (8.57%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Support Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) J2EE
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (5.71%) SAP Basis
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) VCE vBlock
2 5 (14.29%) Celerra
2 5 (14.29%) CLARiiON
2 5 (14.29%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) Unix
2 25 (71.43%) Linux
3 9 (25.71%) Windows
4 5 (14.29%) AIX
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.57%) CentOS
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
1 6 (17.14%) Storage Virtualisation
2 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (11.43%) High Availability
2 4 (11.43%) Open Source
3 3 (8.57%) Build Automation
3 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
3 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.71%) BPEL
4 2 (5.71%) Change Control
4 2 (5.71%) DevOps
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) SAP Security
4 2 (5.71%) SOA
4 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) Security Management
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.71%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (8.57%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.86%) CISM
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
2 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 5 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (17.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 3 (8.57%) Puppet
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.86%) Cacti
5 1 (2.86%) Nagios
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.86%) SmokePing
5 1 (2.86%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Oracle
2 17 (48.57%) Red Hat
3 12 (34.29%) VMware
4 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.14%) Brocade
5 6 (17.14%) EMC
6 2 (5.71%) SAP
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco
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