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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 218 198 235
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +37
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 45 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.78% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.91% 3.05% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 22
Median salary £51,000 £50,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +15.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £63,750 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.60% -4.44%
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
1546 1540 1874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.68% 25.45% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1277 1230 1613
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £54,000 £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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -16 20 £51,000 -2.85% 2
Merseyside - 12 £51,000 - 1
Lancashire -7 9 £23,000 -51.57% 3
Cheshire -1 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 63 (86.30%) Linux
2 47 (64.38%) Unix
3 42 (57.53%) SAN
4 38 (52.05%) IaaS
5 36 (49.32%) PaaS
5 36 (49.32%) NetApp
5 36 (49.32%) OpenVMS
6 31 (42.47%) Microsoft
7 28 (38.36%) ITIL
7 28 (38.36%) Service Management
8 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (32.88%) Programme Management
9 24 (32.88%) ITSM
9 24 (32.88%) PRINCE2
9 24 (32.88%) Data Protection
10 23 (31.51%) MS Excel
11 18 (24.66%) VMware
11 18 (24.66%) NHS
12 17 (23.29%) Oracle
13 16 (21.92%) MS Office
13 16 (21.92%) MS PowerPoint
14 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (19.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (19.18%) SQL
14 14 (19.18%) Red Hat
15 13 (17.81%) AIX
15 13 (17.81%) Clustering
16 10 (13.70%) Perl
17 9 (12.33%) Puppet
17 9 (12.33%) High Availability

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 6 (8.22%) JBoss
2 5 (6.85%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.11%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.74%) Apache
4 2 (2.74%) Confluence
4 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.37%) CICS
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (31.51%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.92%) MS Office
2 16 (21.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 38 (52.05%) IaaS
2 36 (49.32%) PaaS
3 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.74%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (57.53%) SAN
2 8 (10.96%) Firewall
2 8 (10.96%) WAN
3 7 (9.59%) LAN
4 6 (8.22%) DNS
5 4 (5.48%) HTTP
5 4 (5.48%) LDAP
5 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.11%) FTP
6 3 (4.11%) Internet
6 3 (4.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.11%) Network Security
6 3 (4.11%) SMTP
6 3 (4.11%) VPN
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.37%) Skype
7 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (5.48%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.74%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) Hudson
4 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Banking
2 2 (2.74%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.74%) Games
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Infrastructure Manager
2 11 (15.07%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 11 (15.07%) Technical Manager
3 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 6 (8.22%) Administrator
4 6 (8.22%) Architect
4 6 (8.22%) Architecture Manager
4 6 (8.22%) Technology Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Consultant
6 4 (5.48%) DBA
6 4 (5.48%) Implementation Consultant
6 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) SQL DBA
6 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Support Consultant
6 4 (5.48%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) Hibernate
1 5 (6.85%) HTML
1 5 (6.85%) SOAP
1 5 (6.85%) Spring
1 5 (6.85%) Web Services
1 5 (6.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) NHS
2 13 (17.81%) Clustering
3 8 (10.96%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.96%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) iPad
6 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 63 (86.30%) Linux
2 47 (64.38%) Unix
3 36 (49.32%) OpenVMS
4 14 (19.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (17.81%) AIX
6 6 (8.22%) Windows
7 5 (6.85%) CentOS
8 4 (5.48%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (4.11%) Debian
10 2 (2.74%) HPUX
10 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
11 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) ITIL
1 28 (38.36%) Service Management
2 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (32.88%) Data Protection
3 24 (32.88%) ITSM
3 24 (32.88%) PRINCE2
3 24 (32.88%) Programme Management
4 9 (12.33%) High Availability
5 8 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (10.96%) Service Design
6 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.85%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.48%) Build Automation
8 4 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.48%) Kernel Tuning
8 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.48%) Open Source
8 4 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.48%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) SQL
2 10 (13.70%) Perl
3 6 (8.22%) Java
3 6 (8.22%) PHP
3 6 (8.22%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.85%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.48%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.48%) Python
6 3 (4.11%) Ruby
7 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.22%) RHCSA
2 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) RHCE
4 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.48%) MCSE
4 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (4.11%) CISSP
5 3 (4.11%) SCNA
5 3 (4.11%) SCSA
5 3 (4.11%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (5.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (4.11%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.74%) Docker
5 2 (2.74%) PowerHA
5 2 (2.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Puppet
2 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.48%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (5.48%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (4.11%) Ansible
5 2 (2.74%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.74%) Cobbler
5 2 (2.74%) Nagios
6 1 (1.37%) SCCM
6 1 (1.37%) SCOM
6 1 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (49.32%) NetApp
2 31 (42.47%) Microsoft
3 18 (24.66%) VMware
4 17 (23.29%) Oracle
5 14 (19.18%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.22%) Cisco
6 6 (8.22%) Veritas
7 4 (5.48%) Hitachi
7 4 (5.48%) Sun
8 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.11%) Lotus
9 2 (2.74%) Citrix
10 1 (1.37%) Dell
10 1 (1.37%) HP
10 1 (1.37%) IBM
10 1 (1.37%) Mitel
10 1 (1.37%) Panasonic
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