The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 82 100 107
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 54 41 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.02% 1.84% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.81% 6.74% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 35
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,550 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -4.44%
Solaris
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
613 608 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.26% 27.26% 30.72%
Number of salaries quoted 516 463 517
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Solaris
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Reading region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Reading

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Reading

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 82 (96.47%) Linux
2 71 (83.53%) Unix
3 51 (60.00%) Windows
4 50 (58.82%) Firewall
5 47 (55.29%) F5
6 46 (54.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (54.12%) TCP/IP
7 43 (50.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (49.41%) CheckPoint
8 42 (49.41%) Juniper
8 42 (49.41%) Windows 2000
8 42 (49.41%) Palo Alto
9 38 (44.71%) German Language
10 34 (40.00%) ITIL
11 27 (31.76%) French Language
12 26 (30.59%) Red Hat
13 24 (28.24%) Cisco
14 23 (27.06%) SLA
15 21 (24.71%) Clustering
16 20 (23.53%) VMware
16 20 (23.53%) Oracle
17 19 (22.35%) Blue Coat
17 19 (22.35%) Sourcefire
17 19 (22.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (22.35%) Crossbeam
18 17 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 15 (17.65%) Apache
20 13 (15.29%) HP
20 13 (15.29%) SC Cleared
20 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 15 (17.65%) Apache
2 9 (10.59%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.88%) IIS
4 3 (3.53%) nginx
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.18%) JBoss
6 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (7.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) IaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (58.82%) Firewall
2 46 (54.12%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.06%) SAN
4 5 (5.88%) DNS
5 4 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (4.71%) FWSM
5 4 (4.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (4.71%) SNMP
5 4 (4.71%) snoop
5 4 (4.71%) tcpdump
5 4 (4.71%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.53%) SSL
7 2 (2.35%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (2.35%) GGSN
7 2 (2.35%) H.323
7 2 (2.35%) MGCP
7 2 (2.35%) SGSN
7 2 (2.35%) SS7
8 1 (1.18%) MPLS
8 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) MySQL
2 8 (9.41%) DB2
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.06%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.18%) ClearQuest
General
1 38 (44.71%) German Language
2 27 (31.76%) French Language
3 6 (7.06%) Finance
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (40.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 34 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 28 (32.94%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Administrator
5 8 (9.41%) Firewall Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Security Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Unix Support
6 7 (8.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.24%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 7 (8.24%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (8.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.24%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.24%) Technical Support
6 7 (8.24%) Unix Support Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) LAMP
2 5 (5.88%) Middleware
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (4.71%) HTML
3 4 (4.71%) XML
4 1 (1.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) Clustering
2 10 (11.76%) Replication
3 4 (4.71%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.35%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 82 (96.47%) Linux
2 71 (83.53%) Unix
3 51 (60.00%) Windows
4 46 (54.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (50.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (49.41%) Windows 2000
7 19 (22.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (10.59%) AIX
9 8 (9.41%) HPUX
9 8 (9.41%) SUSE
10 7 (8.24%) CentOS
10 7 (8.24%) Ubuntu
11 5 (5.88%) Debian
11 5 (5.88%) Windows Server
12 4 (4.71%) Windows 10
12 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
12 4 (4.71%) Windows 8
12 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) ITIL
2 10 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 7 (8.24%) Information Security
4 6 (7.06%) Line Management
4 6 (7.06%) Migration
4 6 (7.06%) Operations Management
4 6 (7.06%) SOA
4 6 (7.06%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.71%) Coaching
6 4 (4.71%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.71%) Logistics
6 4 (4.71%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (4.71%) Performance Management
6 4 (4.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (4.71%) Security Operations
6 4 (4.71%) SIEM
6 4 (4.71%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.12%) Perl
2 9 (10.59%) Shell Script
3 6 (7.06%) C
4 4 (4.71%) Java
4 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) SC Cleared
1 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.59%) CCNA
2 9 (10.59%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.24%) RHCE
4 6 (7.06%) SCSA
4 6 (7.06%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (7.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.71%) CEH
5 4 (4.71%) CISSP
5 4 (4.71%) GCIA
5 4 (4.71%) GCIH
6 1 (1.18%) Degree
6 1 (1.18%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.18%) MCSE
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.06%) SLA
2 4 (4.71%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.76%) Firmware
3 8 (9.41%) vSphere
4 7 (8.24%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
6 4 (4.71%) DFS Replication
6 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.71%) iptables
6 4 (4.71%) Postfix
6 4 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.53%) qmail
8 2 (2.35%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) NetBackup
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (4.71%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (4.71%) SCCM
3 4 (4.71%) SCDPM
3 4 (4.71%) SCOM
4 3 (3.53%) logstash
4 3 (3.53%) Nagios
4 3 (3.53%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.35%) Puppet
6 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.18%) Legato
Vendors
1 47 (55.29%) F5
2 42 (49.41%) CheckPoint
2 42 (49.41%) Juniper
2 42 (49.41%) Palo Alto
3 26 (30.59%) Red Hat
4 24 (28.24%) Cisco
5 20 (23.53%) Oracle
5 20 (23.53%) VMware
6 19 (22.35%) Blue Coat
6 19 (22.35%) Crossbeam
6 19 (22.35%) Sourcefire
7 13 (15.29%) HP
8 12 (14.12%) Sun
9 8 (9.41%) EMC
9 8 (9.41%) Sybase
9 8 (9.41%) Veritas
10 6 (7.06%) Hitachi
11 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
12 4 (4.71%) Egenera
12 4 (4.71%) Foundry
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