The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Solaris Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 898 956 945
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 16 26 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.024% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.025% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 36
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +19.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,500 £65,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +7.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Solaris Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Solaris Systems Administrator in the job title.

Solaris Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Solaris Systems Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris Systems Administrator within the UK.

Solaris Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Solaris Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris Systems Administrator over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 within the UK.

Solaris Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
England +26 13 £55,000 +4.76%
London +57 7 £67,500 +28.57%
South East +19 3 £55,000 +4.76%
Glasgow - 3 £42,500 -
Scotland - 3 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Reading - 2 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes +19 1 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North West - 1 £40,000 -
North East - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £33,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £33,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £40,000 -
Leeds - 1 £33,000 -

Solaris Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Solaris Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Solaris Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Solaris
2 21 (80.77%) Linux
3 16 (61.54%) Shell Script
4 15 (57.69%) Unix
5 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
5 14 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (46.15%) Sun
6 12 (46.15%) Perl
7 11 (42.31%) HPUX
7 11 (42.31%) HP
8 10 (38.46%) Veritas
9 9 (34.62%) Oracle
10 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
11 7 (26.92%) SAN
11 7 (26.92%) VMware
11 7 (26.92%) NetBackup
12 6 (23.08%) DNS
12 6 (23.08%) Puppet
13 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
13 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
13 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (19.23%) NFS
13 5 (19.23%) AIX
13 5 (19.23%) Python
14 4 (15.38%) Apache
14 4 (15.38%) DHCP
14 4 (15.38%) SSL
14 4 (15.38%) yum
14 4 (15.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 4 (15.38%) Kernel Tuning

Solaris Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) SAN
2 6 (23.08%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) SSL
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) LDAP
5 1 (3.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Solaris
2 21 (80.77%) Linux
3 15 (57.69%) Unix
4 14 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (42.31%) HPUX
6 5 (19.23%) AIX
7 3 (11.54%) OpenVMS
7 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
8 2 (7.69%) CentOS
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
2 4 (15.38%) Kernel Tuning
3 2 (7.69%) High Availability
3 2 (7.69%) Operations Management
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) BCP
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) Online Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.85%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Shell Script
2 12 (46.15%) Perl
3 5 (19.23%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) Bourne shell
5 1 (3.85%) C-shell
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) NFS
2 3 (11.54%) Postfix
2 3 (11.54%) qmail
2 3 (11.54%) Sendmail
2 3 (11.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (11.54%) Veritas File System
2 3 (11.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Firmware
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.85%) Samba
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) NetBackup
2 6 (23.08%) Puppet
3 4 (15.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (15.38%) yum
4 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 12 (46.15%) Sun
3 11 (42.31%) HP
4 10 (38.46%) Veritas
5 9 (34.62%) Oracle
6 7 (26.92%) VMware
7 1 (3.85%) BMC
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco
7 1 (3.85%) EMC