The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK
Rank 431 402 289
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -113
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 515 740 1153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.74% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.53% 2.83% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 395 541 888
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20341 26180 28965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.23% 26.14% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17201 22098 24243
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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 -9 485 £51,500 +1.98% 53
London -66 180 £65,000 +13.04% 15
South East +22 132 £52,500 +25.53% 18
Berkshire +37 54 £56,250 +50.00% 3
East of England +26 48 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Reading +26 43 £60,000 +60.00% 2
North West -8 43 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Hertfordshire +30 41 £55,000 +10.00% 2
South West +47 35 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Surrey +36 34 £52,500 +12.90% 8
City of London +20 34 £67,500 +17.39% 4
Bristol +25 21 £45,000 - 4
Watford +19 21 £55,000 -24.13%
Hampshire +16 21 £57,500 +82.53% 6
Yorkshire +6 20 £34,000 -19.04% 4
West Midlands +1 16 £41,000 -11.35% 1
Manchester -24 16 £51,000 -3.31% 3
Gloucestershire +7 14 £50,000 -
Lancashire +5 13 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Scotland -7 12 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Edinburgh +10 10 £47,500 +10.46%
Liverpool - 10 £51,000 -
Merseyside - 10 £51,000 -
West Yorkshire +19 9 £44,000 +18.91% 3
Leeds +12 9 £44,000 +18.91% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 8 £25,000 -56.52%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £32,500 -
Chorley - 8 £25,000 - 1
North East - 8 £32,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 8 £32,500 - 1

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 with a requirement for Solaris.

1 905 (84.50%) Linux
2 644 (60.13%) Unix
3 490 (45.75%) Oracle
4 450 (42.02%) Windows
5 319 (29.79%) VMware
6 294 (27.45%) Finance
7 285 (26.61%) Red Hat
8 272 (25.40%) SQL
9 257 (24.00%) SAN
10 246 (22.97%) ITIL
11 245 (22.88%) Cisco
12 229 (21.38%) Microsoft
13 206 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
14 205 (19.14%) Java
15 193 (18.02%) Firewall
16 187 (17.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 185 (17.27%) NetApp
18 183 (17.09%) TCP/IP
19 181 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
20 178 (16.62%) Apache
21 177 (16.53%) Perl
22 167 (15.59%) SQL Server
23 160 (14.94%) Shell Script
24 157 (14.66%) Sun
25 151 (14.10%) Tomcat
26 141 (13.17%) HP
27 133 (12.42%) Middleware
28 132 (12.32%) AIX
29 126 (11.76%) IBM
29 126 (11.76%) Performance Tuning

Solaris
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
1 178 (16.62%) Apache
2 151 (14.10%) Tomcat
3 113 (10.55%) WebSphere
4 103 (9.62%) WebLogic
5 76 (7.10%) IIS
6 57 (5.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 55 (5.14%) Oracle Coherence
8 42 (3.92%) JBoss
9 41 (3.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 33 (3.08%) Oracle Service Bus
11 21 (1.96%) Skype for Business
12 18 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (1.49%) SharePoint
14 15 (1.40%) MS Exchange
15 12 (1.12%) Confluence
16 11 (1.03%) MQSeries
17 10 (0.93%) CMS
17 10 (0.93%) OpenStack
18 8 (0.75%) Documentum
19 7 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 103 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 44 (4.11%) MS Office
3 31 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 41 (3.83%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (2.61%) RMDS
4 15 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (1.31%) Magento
6 9 (0.84%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 6 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.37%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 3 (0.28%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.28%) Maximo
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.093%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.093%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 64 (5.98%) IaaS
2 60 (5.60%) PaaS
3 54 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (1.49%) GitHub
6 13 (1.21%) Office 365
7 8 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (0.75%) SaaS
7 8 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (0.65%) G Suite
9 3 (0.28%) Google Drive
9 3 (0.28%) Responsys
9 3 (0.28%) Taleo
10 2 (0.19%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.093%) Akamai
11 1 (0.093%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.093%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 257 (24.00%) SAN
2 193 (18.02%) Firewall
3 183 (17.09%) TCP/IP
4 114 (10.64%) WAN
5 110 (10.27%) DNS
6 109 (10.18%) LAN
7 89 (8.31%) NAS
8 88 (8.22%) HTTP
9 82 (7.66%) Multicast
10 77 (7.19%) Fibre Channel
11 62 (5.79%) LDAP
12 61 (5.70%) iSCSI
13 58 (5.42%) FCoE
14 55 (5.14%) VPN
15 53 (4.95%) Internet
16 41 (3.83%) Network Security
17 37 (3.45%) SSL
18 35 (3.27%) DHCP
18 35 (3.27%) NetScaler
19 34 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (15.59%) SQL Server
2 124 (11.58%) Oracle Database
3 96 (8.96%) MySQL
4 53 (4.95%) DB2
5 48 (4.48%) Hadoop
6 40 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 36 (3.36%) OLTP
7 36 (3.36%) Relational Database
8 35 (3.27%) HBase
8 35 (3.27%) Oracle Database 12c
9 29 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
11 24 (2.24%) RDBMS
12 23 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
13 21 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (1.87%) OLAP
14 20 (1.87%) Oracle OLAP
15 19 (1.77%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 45 (4.20%) Subversion
2 35 (3.27%) JIRA
3 34 (3.17%) Ant
4 31 (2.89%) Maven
5 25 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 21 (1.96%) Jenkins
7 12 (1.12%) Gradle
7 12 (1.12%) SonarQube
8 11 (1.03%) Eclipse
9 9 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.75%) AppScan
10 8 (0.75%) Burp Suite
10 8 (0.75%) JUnit
10 8 (0.75%) Metasploit
10 8 (0.75%) Mockito
11 7 (0.65%) Redmine
12 6 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.56%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.56%) Selenium
12 6 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 294 (27.45%) Finance
2 90 (8.40%) Banking
3 39 (3.64%) Front Office
4 38 (3.55%) German Language
5 37 (3.45%) Back Office
5 37 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 27 (2.52%) Financial Institution
7 26 (2.43%) Telecoms
8 22 (2.05%) French Language
9 21 (1.96%) Advertising
10 12 (1.12%) Marketing
11 11 (1.03%) Military
12 8 (0.75%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.65%) Publishing
14 6 (0.56%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.56%) Electronics
14 6 (0.56%) Games
14 6 (0.56%) Legal
15 4 (0.37%) Law
15 4 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 142 (13.26%) Administrator
2 137 (12.79%) Analyst
3 120 (11.20%) Architect
4 109 (10.18%) Linux Engineer
5 85 (7.94%) Infrastructure Architect
6 71 (6.63%) Systems Administrator
7 70 (6.54%) Unix Administrator
8 68 (6.35%) DBA
8 68 (6.35%) Linux Administrator
9 65 (6.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 64 (5.98%) Support Analyst
11 62 (5.79%) Unix Engineer
12 58 (5.42%) Oracle DBA
13 53 (4.95%) Security Engineer
14 48 (4.48%) Applications Support
14 48 (4.48%) Unix Support
15 47 (4.39%) Developer
16 46 (4.30%) Infrastructure Manager
17 43 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
18 41 (3.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (12.42%) Middleware
2 110 (10.27%) XML
3 74 (6.91%) Web Services
4 66 (6.16%) HTML
5 53 (4.95%) SOAP
6 52 (4.86%) J2EE
7 50 (4.67%) XSLT
8 42 (3.92%) .NET
8 42 (3.92%) Oracle Fusion
9 39 (3.64%) REST
10 28 (2.61%) Rendezvous
10 28 (2.61%) Spring
10 28 (2.61%) Ultra Messaging
11 27 (2.52%) CSS
11 27 (2.52%) LAMP
12 23 (2.15%) Hibernate
13 22 (2.05%) JSON
14 21 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
15 18 (1.68%) .NET Framework
16 16 (1.49%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.78%) Data Centre
2 79 (7.38%) Replication
3 75 (7.00%) Clustering
4 54 (5.04%) Computer Science
5 40 (3.73%) Driving Licence
6 37 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 36 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (2.71%) NHS
9 28 (2.61%) Derivative
10 24 (2.24%) PKI
10 24 (2.24%) Statistics
11 17 (1.59%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.49%) Fintech
12 16 (1.49%) Wiki
13 15 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (1.31%) Mainframe
15 12 (1.12%) Data Integration
15 12 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
16 9 (0.84%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 905 (84.50%) Linux
2 644 (60.13%) Unix
3 450 (42.02%) Windows
4 187 (17.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 132 (12.32%) AIX
6 100 (9.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 99 (9.24%) Windows Server
8 82 (7.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 59 (5.51%) OpenVMS
10 58 (5.42%) Windows 2000
11 54 (5.04%) HPUX
12 52 (4.86%) CentOS
13 49 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (2.33%) Ubuntu
15 23 (2.15%) Oracle Linux
16 22 (2.05%) Debian
17 19 (1.77%) Windows 7
18 14 (1.31%) Windows 10
19 13 (1.21%) SUSE
20 10 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (22.97%) ITIL
2 206 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 110 (10.27%) DevOps
5 100 (9.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 79 (7.38%) Configuration Management
7 77 (7.19%) Service Management
8 76 (7.10%) Risk Management
9 75 (7.00%) High Availability
10 74 (6.91%) Project Management
11 57 (5.32%) Benchmarking
12 56 (5.23%) Incident Management
12 56 (5.23%) Load Balancing
13 54 (5.04%) Change Management
14 53 (4.95%) SOA
15 49 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (4.48%) Mentoring
17 47 (4.39%) Problem Management
18 46 (4.30%) ITSM
18 46 (4.30%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 272 (25.40%) SQL
2 205 (19.14%) Java
3 177 (16.53%) Perl
4 160 (14.94%) Shell Script
5 115 (10.74%) Python
6 83 (7.75%) JavaScript
7 73 (6.82%) Bash Shell
8 68 (6.35%) C++
9 64 (5.98%) PowerShell
10 40 (3.73%) PL/SQL
11 32 (2.99%) C
11 32 (2.99%) PHP
12 31 (2.89%) VB
13 30 (2.80%) Ruby
14 22 (2.05%) C#
15 20 (1.87%) AWK
16 17 (1.59%) Korn
17 14 (1.31%) Jython
18 12 (1.12%) VBA
19 11 (1.03%) sed
Qualifications
1 109 (10.18%) Security Cleared
2 96 (8.96%) Degree
3 43 (4.01%) SC Cleared
4 40 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (3.64%) DV Cleared
6 36 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
7 31 (2.89%) CCNA
8 25 (2.33%) RHCE
9 24 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (1.96%) CISSP
11 18 (1.68%) MCSE
12 17 (1.59%) CREST Certified
13 14 (1.31%) CEH
14 11 (1.03%) CCNP
14 11 (1.03%) RHCSA
15 10 (0.93%) CISA
16 9 (0.84%) OSCP
17 8 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 7 (0.65%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
19 6 (0.56%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.44%) SLA
2 19 (1.77%) QA
3 14 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.93%) FISMA
6 8 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.56%) GPG13
8 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.19%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 181 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 122 (11.39%) Active Directory
3 110 (10.27%) Hyper-V
4 96 (8.96%) NFS
5 84 (7.84%) Oracle RAC
6 63 (5.88%) KVM
7 60 (5.60%) Xen
8 57 (5.32%) SRDF
9 46 (4.30%) Samba
10 40 (3.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 40 (3.73%) VMware ESX
11 39 (3.64%) vSphere
12 25 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
13 24 (2.24%) iptables
14 23 (2.15%) XenApp
15 22 (2.05%) Firmware
16 21 (1.96%) Terminal Services
17 18 (1.68%) Forefront TMG
18 17 (1.59%) Job Entry Subsystem
18 17 (1.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 97 (9.06%) NetBackup
2 81 (7.56%) Puppet
3 52 (4.86%) Nagios
4 48 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (4.48%) Oracle ZFS
5 34 (3.17%) Red Hat Satellite
6 32 (2.99%) Ansible
7 30 (2.80%) Oracle RMAN
8 29 (2.71%) SCOM
9 25 (2.33%) SCCM
9 25 (2.33%) Tivoli
10 24 (2.24%) ITRS Geneos
10 24 (2.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 22 (2.05%) HP Data Protector
12 19 (1.77%) Cacti
12 19 (1.77%) Data Guard
13 18 (1.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 18 (1.68%) MOM
13 18 (1.68%) WSUS
14 14 (1.31%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 490 (45.75%) Oracle
2 319 (29.79%) VMware
3 285 (26.61%) Red Hat
4 245 (22.88%) Cisco
5 229 (21.38%) Microsoft
6 185 (17.27%) NetApp
7 157 (14.66%) Sun
8 141 (13.17%) HP
9 126 (11.76%) IBM
10 107 (9.99%) EMC
11 104 (9.71%) CheckPoint
12 94 (8.78%) Sybase
13 91 (8.50%) Intel
14 84 (7.84%) F5
15 82 (7.66%) Veritas
16 71 (6.63%) Juniper
17 64 (5.98%) Palo Alto
18 53 (4.95%) Crossbeam
19 50 (4.67%) Blue Coat
20 49 (4.58%) Sourcefire
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Company Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25500 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £25k DOE + Extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
University of London
Salary: From £42,278 to £43,477 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + growth
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago