The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 432 293 231
Rank change year-on-year
-139 -62
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 683 1130 1401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 1.08% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.58% 3.95% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 506 877 1062
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,820 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.06% +5.88%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26495 28614 28325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.10% 27.37% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22355 23990 23352
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Solaris
Salary Trend

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

Solaris Salary Trend in the UK

Solaris
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Solaris Salary Histogram in the UK

Solaris
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -143 615 £50,000 -3.84% 74
London -119 300 £60,000 -4.00% 26
South East -40 164 £40,000 -15.78% 14
Yorkshire +6 54 £40,000 - 7
Berkshire -23 50 £37,500 -13.79% 1
Reading +14 49 £37,500 -21.05%
Scotland +1 39 £42,500 - 2
City of London -25 39 £57,500 - 9
Hampshire +11 37 £31,500 -42.72% 5
East of England -56 36 £55,000 +18.27% 7
Surrey -14 33 £46,500 -7.00% 8
Southampton +15 21 £31,500 -42.72% 2
West Yorkshire +2 21 £37,768 -31.33% 3
Leeds -2 21 £37,768 -26.66% 3
Glasgow +3 20 £42,500 -
Essex +3 20 - -
East Midlands -6 20 £35,000 -10.82% 5
North West -24 19 £50,000 +24.53% 4
West Midlands -62 19 £45,000 - 4
North Yorkshire +27 17 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Basildon - 17 - -
Nottingham +2 16 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Nottinghamshire -1 16 £35,000 -10.82% 4
Kent +15 14 £32,500 -47.58%
Sheffield -9 12 £40,000 +8.69% 2
South Yorkshire -12 12 £40,000 +8.69% 2
Harrogate +19 11 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Tunbridge Wells +10 11 £32,500 -56.66%
Hertfordshire -38 11 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Aldershot +12 10 - -

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 1308 (81.24%) Linux
2 1065 (66.15%) Unix
3 709 (44.04%) Oracle
4 705 (43.79%) Windows
5 479 (29.75%) Finance
6 457 (28.39%) SQL
7 351 (21.80%) Red Hat
8 316 (19.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 306 (19.01%) VMware
10 305 (18.94%) ITIL
11 304 (18.88%) AIX
12 297 (18.45%) Oracle Database
13 294 (18.26%) Perl
14 287 (17.83%) Java
15 281 (17.45%) Firewall
16 277 (17.20%) Microsoft
17 257 (15.96%) SQL Server
18 251 (15.59%) Apache
19 242 (15.03%) SAN
20 239 (14.84%) Shell Script
20 239 (14.84%) DNS
21 225 (13.98%) TCP/IP
22 220 (13.66%) Cisco
23 200 (12.42%) Windows Server
24 198 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
25 192 (11.93%) Oracle Database 11g
26 181 (11.24%) Windows Server 2008
27 179 (11.12%) Sun
28 174 (10.81%) Banking
29 172 (10.68%) C++

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 251 (15.59%) Apache
2 163 (10.12%) Tomcat
3 121 (7.52%) WebSphere
4 109 (6.77%) WebLogic
5 71 (4.41%) JBoss
6 57 (3.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 56 (3.48%) MS Exchange
8 53 (3.29%) Oracle Application Server
9 49 (3.04%) IIS
10 42 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
11 38 (2.36%) Node.js
12 33 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
13 29 (1.80%) Lync
14 28 (1.74%) SharePoint
15 27 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
16 23 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 20 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
18 19 (1.18%) OpenStack
19 14 (0.87%) Apache ServiceMix
19 14 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 114 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 49 (3.04%) MS Office
3 45 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.43%) MS Project
6 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (2.80%) Oracle Applications
2 43 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (1.24%) Oracle 11i
5 15 (0.93%) RMDS
6 14 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.37%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 6 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.37%) SAP R/3
9 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle Utilities
10 4 (0.25%) Primavera
11 2 (0.12%) EQXanite
11 2 (0.12%) Global PAYplus
11 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (4.29%) IaaS
3 33 (2.05%) SaaS
4 30 (1.86%) Joyent
5 28 (1.74%) PaaS
6 22 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 15 (0.93%) IBM PureFlex
8 9 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.50%) Office 365
10 6 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.37%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.25%) GitHub
11 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 281 (17.45%) Firewall
2 242 (15.03%) SAN
3 239 (14.84%) DNS
4 225 (13.98%) TCP/IP
5 123 (7.64%) Internet
6 113 (7.02%) NAS
7 103 (6.40%) LDAP
8 98 (6.09%) HTTP
9 87 (5.40%) LAN
10 86 (5.34%) VPN
10 86 (5.34%) WAN
11 58 (3.60%) Multicast
12 51 (3.17%) Wireshark
13 50 (3.11%) Fibre Channel
14 43 (2.67%) SSL
15 42 (2.61%) SMTP
16 40 (2.48%) DHCP
16 40 (2.48%) Network Security
17 38 (2.36%) VoIP
18 36 (2.24%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (18.45%) Oracle Database
2 257 (15.96%) SQL Server
3 192 (11.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 110 (6.83%) MySQL
5 107 (6.65%) Relational Database
6 97 (6.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 86 (5.34%) Oracle Database 12c
8 81 (5.03%) RDBMS
9 72 (4.47%) Oracle Exadata
10 55 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
11 52 (3.23%) DB2
11 52 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
12 41 (2.55%) Redis
13 26 (1.61%) Oracle Discoverer
14 25 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
15 24 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
16 21 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (1.12%) Hadoop
18 17 (1.06%) Informix
19 15 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 75 (4.66%) Git (software)
2 54 (3.35%) Subversion
3 43 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 41 (2.55%) TeamCity
5 31 (1.93%) JIRA
6 22 (1.37%) Firebug
7 18 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (0.99%) Maven
9 13 (0.81%) Ant
9 13 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (0.75%) Eclipse
10 12 (0.75%) JUnit
10 12 (0.75%) Visual Studio
11 11 (0.68%) InstallShield
12 10 (0.62%) Metasploit
12 10 (0.62%) VTune
13 7 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (0.31%) ClearCase
14 5 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
14 5 (0.31%) SoapUI
General
1 479 (29.75%) Finance
2 174 (10.81%) Banking
3 101 (6.27%) Telecoms
4 55 (3.42%) German Language
5 52 (3.23%) French Language
6 51 (3.17%) Front Office
7 45 (2.80%) Investment Banking
7 45 (2.80%) Retail
8 40 (2.48%) Back Office
9 24 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.24%) Games
11 18 (1.12%) Law
12 15 (0.93%) Electronics
13 14 (0.87%) Legal
14 13 (0.81%) Publishing
15 10 (0.62%) International Banking
16 9 (0.56%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.50%) Financial Institution
18 7 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
19 6 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 272 (16.89%) Administrator
2 210 (13.04%) Analyst
3 160 (9.94%) DBA
4 154 (9.57%) Systems Administrator
5 149 (9.25%) Unix Administrator
6 144 (8.94%) Applications Support
7 140 (8.70%) Architect
8 137 (8.51%) Oracle DBA
9 133 (8.26%) Developer
10 114 (7.08%) Linux Engineer
11 101 (6.27%) Support Engineer
12 98 (6.09%) Linux Administrator
13 94 (5.84%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 93 (5.78%) Support Analyst
15 78 (4.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 74 (4.60%) Unix Engineer
17 70 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 67 (4.16%) Solaris Administrator
19 66 (4.10%) Applications Support Analyst
20 65 (4.04%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (9.94%) Middleware
2 124 (7.70%) XML
3 115 (7.14%) HTML
4 95 (5.90%) Web Services
5 92 (5.71%) CSS
6 75 (4.66%) .NET
7 67 (4.16%) J2EE
8 53 (3.29%) WebSphere MQ
9 43 (2.67%) LAMP
10 39 (2.42%) JSON
11 37 (2.30%) SOAP
12 33 (2.05%) FIX Protocol
12 33 (2.05%) Oracle Fusion
13 30 (1.86%) XSLT
14 26 (1.61%) STL
15 24 (1.49%) REST
15 24 (1.49%) Spring
16 23 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
17 21 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
17 21 (1.30%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 148 (9.19%) Data Centre
2 139 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 121 (7.52%) Computer Science
4 111 (6.89%) Clustering
5 56 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 45 (2.80%) Derivative
6 45 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 34 (2.11%) PKI
8 31 (1.93%) Mainframe
9 30 (1.86%) Equities
10 27 (1.68%) Online Banking
11 24 (1.49%) Client/Server
11 24 (1.49%) VCE vBlock
12 23 (1.43%) SWIFT
13 19 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
14 18 (1.12%) Mathematics
15 17 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
16 16 (0.99%) Algorithms
16 16 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1308 (81.24%) Linux
2 1065 (66.15%) Unix
3 705 (43.79%) Windows
4 316 (19.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 304 (18.88%) AIX
6 200 (12.42%) Windows Server
7 181 (11.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 120 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 105 (6.52%) HPUX
10 72 (4.47%) Windows 2000
11 70 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 54 (3.35%) SUSE
13 53 (3.29%) CentOS
14 39 (2.42%) Debian
15 37 (2.30%) Ubuntu
16 31 (1.93%) zOS
17 23 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
18 17 (1.06%) FreeBSD
19 15 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
19 15 (0.93%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (18.94%) ITIL
2 166 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (7.08%) Information Security
4 110 (6.83%) High Availability
5 108 (6.71%) Multithreading
6 107 (6.65%) Load Balancing
7 98 (6.09%) Project Management
8 92 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 92 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 92 (5.71%) Risk Management
9 90 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
10 84 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
11 83 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
12 82 (5.09%) SOA
13 79 (4.91%) Change Management
14 76 (4.72%) Mentoring
14 76 (4.72%) Migration
15 75 (4.66%) SDLC
15 75 (4.66%) Service Delivery
16 72 (4.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 457 (28.39%) SQL
2 294 (18.26%) Perl
3 287 (17.83%) Java
4 239 (14.84%) Shell Script
5 172 (10.68%) C++
6 135 (8.39%) Python
7 124 (7.70%) JavaScript
8 113 (7.02%) Bash Shell
9 82 (5.09%) PL/SQL
9 82 (5.09%) Ruby
10 76 (4.72%) C
11 59 (3.66%) C#
12 56 (3.48%) PowerShell
13 46 (2.86%) Korn
13 46 (2.86%) PHP
14 19 (1.18%) AWK
15 18 (1.12%) C-shell
16 15 (0.93%) VB
17 13 (0.81%) VBA
18 10 (0.62%) VC++
Qualifications
1 165 (10.25%) Degree
2 141 (8.76%) Security Cleared
3 111 (6.89%) SC Cleared
4 50 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (1.80%) CISSP
6 28 (1.74%) RHCSA
7 26 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 24 (1.49%) GCIH
9 23 (1.43%) CCNA
10 22 (1.37%) CEH
11 21 (1.30%) Sun Certification
12 20 (1.24%) CCNP
13 16 (0.99%) SANS
14 15 (0.93%) ISEB
14 15 (0.93%) RHCE
15 14 (0.87%) GCIA
15 14 (0.87%) ISTQB
15 14 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (0.81%) PMI Certification
16 13 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (6.09%) SLA
2 68 (4.22%) QA
3 25 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (0.93%) FISMA
4 15 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.50%) SEPA
7 4 (0.25%) COBIT
7 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.25%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.062%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 198 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 123 (7.64%) Hyper-V
3 121 (7.52%) Active Directory
4 108 (6.71%) NFS
5 101 (6.27%) Oracle RAC
6 56 (3.48%) KVM
7 53 (3.29%) Xen
8 48 (2.98%) vSphere
9 39 (2.42%) Docker
10 37 (2.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 36 (2.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 28 (1.74%) VMware ESX
13 24 (1.49%) SRDF
14 18 (1.12%) LXC
14 18 (1.12%) XenApp
15 17 (1.06%) Samba
16 15 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
17 14 (0.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 13 (0.81%) Firmware
19 12 (0.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 164 (10.19%) Puppet
2 111 (6.89%) Oracle RMAN
3 101 (6.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 89 (5.53%) Oracle ZFS
5 84 (5.22%) NetBackup
6 73 (4.53%) Data Guard
7 65 (4.04%) Tivoli
8 57 (3.54%) Nagios
9 56 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
10 46 (2.86%) ZABBIX
11 39 (2.42%) Ansible
12 25 (1.55%) Graphite
13 23 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
14 20 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 19 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
15 19 (1.18%) SCCM
15 19 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 18 (1.12%) Control-M
17 16 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
18 15 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 709 (44.04%) Oracle
2 351 (21.80%) Red Hat
3 306 (19.01%) VMware
4 277 (17.20%) Microsoft
5 220 (13.66%) Cisco
6 179 (11.12%) Sun
7 167 (10.37%) IBM
8 162 (10.06%) HP
9 134 (8.32%) NetApp
10 124 (7.70%) EMC
11 120 (7.45%) Juniper
11 120 (7.45%) Veritas
12 106 (6.58%) CheckPoint
13 105 (6.52%) F5
14 94 (5.84%) Sybase
15 85 (5.28%) Citrix
16 76 (4.72%) Palo Alto
17 75 (4.66%) Sourcefire
18 64 (3.98%) Blue Coat
19 63 (3.91%) Crossbeam
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 + on call (dependent on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - FCA
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jenrick IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension and Life, Medical & Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 + benefits + options
Posted: 3 days ago
Guernsey, Channel Isles
Logix Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
StarBase
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Vodafone
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive salary and benefits and excellent career
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago