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

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 65 84 100
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +16
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 42 63 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.04% 2.86% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.35% 10.68% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 53 26
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%

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
449 590 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.47% 26.79% 28.64%
Number of salaries quoted 345 524 450
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 20 January 2017.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Reading

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Reading region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 85 (98.84%) Linux
2 72 (83.72%) Unix
3 55 (63.95%) Windows
4 52 (60.47%) F5
5 51 (59.30%) TCP/IP
6 50 (58.14%) Cisco
7 49 (56.98%) Juniper
7 49 (56.98%) CheckPoint
7 49 (56.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (56.98%) Windows 2000
7 49 (56.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (56.98%) Palo Alto
8 47 (54.65%) Crossbeam
8 47 (54.65%) Blue Coat
8 47 (54.65%) Sourcefire
9 40 (46.51%) Risk Management
10 37 (43.02%) German Language
11 35 (40.70%) Firewall
12 33 (38.37%) ITIL
13 30 (34.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 27 (31.40%) Red Hat
14 27 (31.40%) VMware
15 19 (22.09%) French Language
16 18 (20.93%) Perl
17 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
17 15 (17.44%) High Availability
18 14 (16.28%) VMware ESX
19 13 (15.12%) Oracle
20 12 (13.95%) Identity Management
20 12 (13.95%) Mentoring

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 5 (5.81%) Apache
1 5 (5.81%) IIS
2 4 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.16%) JBoss
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.49%) Eloqua
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) SaaS
2 3 (3.49%) Responsys
2 3 (3.49%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 51 (59.30%) TCP/IP
2 35 (40.70%) Firewall
3 5 (5.81%) Network Security
4 3 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.49%) FWSM
4 3 (3.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.49%) snoop
4 3 (3.49%) tcpdump
4 3 (3.49%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.33%) DNS
5 2 (2.33%) SMTP
6 1 (1.16%) DMARC
6 1 (1.16%) Internet
6 1 (1.16%) SAN
6 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.49%) DB2
2 3 (3.49%) MySQL
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Informix
4 1 (1.16%) MaxDB
General
1 37 (43.02%) German Language
2 19 (22.09%) French Language
3 2 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (53.49%) Linux Engineer
2 43 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 39 (45.35%) Juniper Engineer
4 16 (18.60%) VMware Engineer
5 14 (16.28%) Support Engineer
6 12 (13.95%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 12 (13.95%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (13.95%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 12 (13.95%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 12 (13.95%) Senior Security Engineer
6 12 (13.95%) Unix Engineer
7 10 (11.63%) VMware Support Engineer
8 9 (10.47%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 9 (10.47%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 8 (9.30%) Consultant
9 8 (9.30%) Linux Support
9 8 (9.30%) Linux Support Engineer
9 8 (9.30%) Unix Support
10 7 (8.14%) Senior Linux Support
10 7 (8.14%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (3.49%) HTML
2 3 (3.49%) Middleware
2 3 (3.49%) XML
3 2 (2.33%) .NET
3 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Clustering
2 7 (8.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.49%) Statistics
5 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.33%) Replication
6 1 (1.16%) Celerra
6 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 85 (98.84%) Linux
2 72 (83.72%) Unix
3 55 (63.95%) Windows
4 49 (56.98%) Windows 2000
4 49 (56.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (56.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (34.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (8.14%) CentOS
7 4 (4.65%) HPUX
8 3 (3.49%) AIX
9 2 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.33%) SUSE
9 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.16%) Debian
10 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (46.51%) Risk Management
2 33 (38.37%) ITIL
3 15 (17.44%) High Availability
4 12 (13.95%) Coaching
4 12 (13.95%) Identity Management
4 12 (13.95%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
5 8 (9.30%) Information Security
5 8 (9.30%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.81%) Line Management
6 5 (5.81%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.81%) Performance Management
6 5 (5.81%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (5.81%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (5.81%) Trend Analysis
7 4 (4.65%) Network Management
8 3 (3.49%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 3 (3.49%) ETL
8 3 (3.49%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.93%) Perl
2 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.65%) Java
4 3 (3.49%) SQL
5 1 (1.16%) C
5 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.65%) RHCE
3 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) SCSA
3 2 (2.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (16.28%) VMware ESX
2 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.81%) Firmware
3 5 (5.81%) XenServer
4 3 (3.49%) iptables
4 3 (3.49%) vSphere
5 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (5.81%) Puppet
2 3 (3.49%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.33%) Legato
4 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.16%) SnapMirror
4 1 (1.16%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 52 (60.47%) F5
2 50 (58.14%) Cisco
3 49 (56.98%) CheckPoint
3 49 (56.98%) Juniper
3 49 (56.98%) Palo Alto
4 47 (54.65%) Blue Coat
4 47 (54.65%) Crossbeam
4 47 (54.65%) Sourcefire
5 27 (31.40%) Red Hat
5 27 (31.40%) VMware
6 13 (15.12%) Oracle
7 11 (12.79%) Sun
8 7 (8.14%) HP
9 4 (4.65%) Veritas
10 3 (3.49%) Egenera
10 3 (3.49%) EMC
10 3 (3.49%) Foundry
10 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.49%) Sybase
11 2 (2.33%) Veeam