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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 448 344 267
Rank change year-on-year
-104 -77
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 578 968 1318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.89% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.46% 3.39% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 412 746 1042
Median salary £51,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%

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
23527 28564 30741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.69% 26.19% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 19978 24234 25392
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 30 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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 -96 528 £51,820 +1.60% 53
London -136 195 £57,500 -4.16% 11
South East +57 130 £55,000 +44.73% 14
Berkshire +34 51 £60,000 +42.85% 3
West Midlands +12 50 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Reading +52 47 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East of England -21 46 £65,000 +44.44% 4
City of London -26 40 £60,000 -4.00% 4
Hampshire +18 37 £55,000 +74.60% 1
Surrey +22 29 £57,500 +53.33% 8
North West -25 29 £50,000 +30.71% 10
South West +15 26 £44,000 -7.36% 4
Scotland -6 26 £41,835 -0.39% 5
North East - 21 £44,738 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 21 £44,738 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 21 £44,738 - 4
Aldershot +16 19 - - 1
Hertfordshire +6 18 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Yorkshire -15 18 £36,250 -9.37% 3
Gloucestershire +4 17 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Birmingham -19 17 £45,162 -11.87%
Cambridgeshire +5 16 £77,500 +138.46%
Glasgow +15 15 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Cambridge +5 15 £80,000 +56.09%
Manchester -18 14 £51,000 +20.00% 5
Andover - 13 £55,000 -
Telford +9 12 £47,500 +18.75%
Shropshire +2 12 £47,500 +18.75%
Filton - 12 £44,000 -
Woking +5 11 £50,500 +6.31% 3

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 with a requirement for Solaris.

1 1019 (81.32%) Linux
2 773 (61.69%) Unix
3 594 (47.41%) Oracle
4 538 (42.94%) Windows
5 376 (30.01%) Red Hat
6 373 (29.77%) Finance
7 338 (26.98%) SQL
8 296 (23.62%) VMware
9 284 (22.67%) ITIL
10 274 (21.87%) Perl
11 257 (20.51%) Microsoft
12 256 (20.43%) Java
13 255 (20.35%) Firewall
14 242 (19.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 241 (19.23%) AIX
16 220 (17.56%) SAN
17 217 (17.32%) Apache
18 206 (16.44%) Cisco
19 205 (16.36%) SQL Server
20 204 (16.28%) TCP/IP
21 195 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
22 192 (15.32%) Shell Script
23 190 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
24 187 (14.92%) Sun
25 182 (14.53%) Python
26 175 (13.97%) DNS
27 163 (13.01%) HP
28 157 (12.53%) Security Cleared
29 155 (12.37%) Active Directory
30 145 (11.57%) Tomcat

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
1 217 (17.32%) Apache
2 145 (11.57%) Tomcat
3 115 (9.18%) WebLogic
4 108 (8.62%) WebSphere
5 55 (4.39%) MS Exchange
6 52 (4.15%) IIS
7 47 (3.75%) JBoss
8 35 (2.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 32 (2.55%) SharePoint
10 29 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
11 23 (1.84%) Oracle Coherence
12 22 (1.76%) Skype for Business
13 18 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
14 16 (1.28%) Confluence
14 16 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (0.96%) Documentum
15 12 (0.96%) Moodle
15 12 (0.96%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
16 9 (0.72%) Resin
Applications
1 69 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 50 (3.99%) MS Office
3 15 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 49 (3.91%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
5 13 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
6 11 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.72%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 4 (0.32%) HiPortfolio
8 4 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.24%) Magento
9 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.24%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.16%) RMDS
11 1 (0.080%) Documaker
11 1 (0.080%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 1 (0.080%) Oracle iProcurement
11 1 (0.080%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 84 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (4.07%) Office 365
3 42 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (2.55%) IaaS
5 29 (2.31%) PaaS
6 21 (1.68%) SaaS
7 17 (1.36%) GitHub
8 9 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.24%) Google Drive
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.080%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 255 (20.35%) Firewall
2 220 (17.56%) SAN
3 204 (16.28%) TCP/IP
4 175 (13.97%) DNS
5 103 (8.22%) WAN
6 99 (7.90%) LAN
7 85 (6.78%) HTTP
8 79 (6.30%) Internet
9 69 (5.51%) NAS
10 62 (4.95%) VPN
11 61 (4.87%) LDAP
12 54 (4.31%) Fibre Channel
13 51 (4.07%) Multicast
14 45 (3.59%) Network Security
15 43 (3.43%) Intrusion Detection
15 43 (3.43%) SSH
16 42 (3.35%) DHCP
17 39 (3.11%) FCoE
18 35 (2.79%) SSL
19 32 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 141 (11.25%) Oracle Database
3 123 (9.82%) MySQL
4 68 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 68 (5.43%) Relational Database
5 66 (5.27%) DB2
6 53 (4.23%) RDBMS
7 43 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 42 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 40 (3.19%) Oracle Database 10g
10 36 (2.87%) Big Data
11 35 (2.79%) Oracle Reports
12 34 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 28 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
13 28 (2.23%) OLTP
14 27 (2.15%) Oracle Database 12c
15 25 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
16 21 (1.68%) OLAP
16 21 (1.68%) Oracle Exadata
16 21 (1.68%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 67 (5.35%) JIRA
2 46 (3.67%) Subversion
3 43 (3.43%) Jenkins
4 40 (3.19%) Git (software)
5 26 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
6 22 (1.76%) InstallShield
7 21 (1.68%) Ant
8 17 (1.36%) CMake
9 15 (1.20%) Maven
10 14 (1.12%) Burp Suite
10 14 (1.12%) Metasploit
11 13 (1.04%) AppScan
12 12 (0.96%) MSI
12 12 (0.96%) TeamCity
13 11 (0.88%) AdminStudio
13 11 (0.88%) Wise Package Studio
14 9 (0.72%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.56%) PowerBuilder
15 7 (0.56%) SonarQube
16 6 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 373 (29.77%) Finance
2 139 (11.09%) Banking
3 75 (5.99%) Telecoms
4 51 (4.07%) German Language
5 37 (2.95%) Front Office
6 33 (2.63%) French Language
7 32 (2.55%) Back Office
8 27 (2.15%) Investment Banking
9 26 (2.08%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.92%) Aerospace
10 24 (1.92%) Automotive
11 18 (1.44%) Publishing
12 14 (1.12%) Billing
13 13 (1.04%) Electronics
14 12 (0.96%) Advertising
15 10 (0.80%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.56%) Games
16 7 (0.56%) Law
17 6 (0.48%) Marketing
17 6 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 151 (12.05%) Linux Engineer
2 142 (11.33%) Analyst
3 136 (10.85%) Administrator
4 127 (10.14%) Unix Engineer
5 113 (9.02%) Architect
6 81 (6.46%) Systems Administrator
7 77 (6.15%) DBA
8 73 (5.83%) Support Engineer
9 72 (5.75%) Consultant
10 69 (5.51%) Developer
10 69 (5.51%) Oracle DBA
11 62 (4.95%) Security Engineer
12 61 (4.87%) Unix Support
13 52 (4.15%) Systems Engineer
14 51 (4.07%) Support Analyst
15 50 (3.99%) Linux Administrator
16 48 (3.83%) Applications Support
16 48 (3.83%) Infrastructure Architect
17 47 (3.75%) Juniper Engineer
17 47 (3.75%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (9.02%) Middleware
2 94 (7.50%) XML
3 71 (5.67%) Web Services
4 65 (5.19%) LAMP
5 53 (4.23%) J2EE
6 47 (3.75%) FIX Protocol
6 47 (3.75%) HTML
7 45 (3.59%) SOAP
8 37 (2.95%) .NET
9 31 (2.47%) Oracle Fusion
10 30 (2.39%) REST
11 27 (2.15%) Spring
12 26 (2.08%) J2SE
13 25 (2.00%) CSS
14 22 (1.76%) Hibernate
15 21 (1.68%) XSLT
16 20 (1.60%) .NET Framework
17 19 (1.52%) JSON
18 15 (1.20%) JMS
19 11 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 91 (7.26%) Data Centre
2 79 (6.30%) Clustering
3 73 (5.83%) Replication
4 58 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (4.55%) PKI
6 38 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 33 (2.63%) Derivative
7 33 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.15%) Wiki
9 25 (2.00%) Driving Licence
10 24 (1.92%) Fintech
11 23 (1.84%) NHS
12 21 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (1.44%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.20%) Hedge funds
14 15 (1.20%) SWIFT
15 14 (1.12%) Fixed Income
15 14 (1.12%) Mobile App
15 14 (1.12%) Visualisation
16 12 (0.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1019 (81.32%) Linux
2 773 (61.69%) Unix
3 538 (42.94%) Windows
4 242 (19.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 241 (19.23%) AIX
6 134 (10.69%) Windows Server
7 122 (9.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 101 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 97 (7.74%) HPUX
10 57 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 55 (4.39%) CentOS
12 52 (4.15%) Oracle Linux
13 49 (3.91%) Windows 2000
14 39 (3.11%) SUSE
15 34 (2.71%) Ubuntu
16 31 (2.47%) OpenVMS
17 21 (1.68%) Debian
18 10 (0.80%) Windows 7
19 9 (0.72%) Mac OS X
19 9 (0.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (22.67%) ITIL
2 190 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (11.09%) Performance Tuning
4 125 (9.98%) Project Management
5 95 (7.58%) Configuration Management
6 81 (6.46%) High Availability
6 81 (6.46%) Information Security
7 80 (6.38%) Service Management
8 70 (5.59%) Migration
9 66 (5.27%) Load Balancing
10 63 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 59 (4.71%) Change Management
12 58 (4.63%) DevOps
12 58 (4.63%) Incident Management
13 57 (4.55%) Problem Management
14 56 (4.47%) Coaching
15 53 (4.23%) Multithreading
16 52 (4.15%) Risk Management
17 47 (3.75%) Service Delivery
18 45 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 338 (26.98%) SQL
2 274 (21.87%) Perl
3 256 (20.43%) Java
4 192 (15.32%) Shell Script
5 182 (14.53%) Python
6 105 (8.38%) C++
7 71 (5.67%) Bash Shell
8 61 (4.87%) Ruby
9 56 (4.47%) PowerShell
10 55 (4.39%) PL/SQL
11 53 (4.23%) C
12 47 (3.75%) C#
13 43 (3.43%) JavaScript
14 38 (3.03%) Korn
15 34 (2.71%) VB
16 32 (2.55%) PHP
17 17 (1.36%) C-shell
18 13 (1.04%) Bourne shell
18 13 (1.04%) Jython
18 13 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 157 (12.53%) Security Cleared
2 134 (10.69%) Degree
3 103 (8.22%) SC Cleared
4 40 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (2.79%) RHCE
6 34 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
7 32 (2.55%) CCNA
8 30 (2.39%) DV Cleared
9 27 (2.15%) CISSP
10 26 (2.08%) CEH
11 18 (1.44%) ISEB
12 16 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (1.20%) ISTQB
14 14 (1.12%) CCNP
14 14 (1.12%) CREST Certified
14 14 (1.12%) MCSE
14 14 (1.12%) OSCP
15 13 (1.04%) GCIH
16 12 (0.96%) GCIA
17 10 (0.80%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (7.18%) SLA
2 55 (4.39%) QA
3 27 (2.15%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (1.52%) FISMA
6 13 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.16%) COBIT
8 2 (0.16%) COSO
8 2 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.16%) SEPA
9 1 (0.080%) SDET
System Software
1 195 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 155 (12.37%) Active Directory
3 102 (8.14%) Hyper-V
4 88 (7.02%) Oracle RAC
5 65 (5.19%) NFS
6 64 (5.11%) KVM
7 62 (4.95%) VMware ESX
8 51 (4.07%) vSphere
9 36 (2.87%) SRDF
10 35 (2.79%) Xen
11 33 (2.63%) Samba
12 28 (2.23%) Terminal Services
13 26 (2.08%) Firmware
14 25 (2.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 23 (1.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 23 (1.84%) XenApp
16 21 (1.68%) Docker
16 21 (1.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 20 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
17 20 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 137 (10.93%) Puppet
2 89 (7.10%) NetBackup
3 56 (4.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 56 (4.47%) SCCM
4 44 (3.51%) Oracle ZFS
5 43 (3.43%) Nagios
6 37 (2.95%) Tivoli
7 33 (2.63%) Data Guard
8 32 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
9 31 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 30 (2.39%) SCOM
11 29 (2.31%) Cobbler
11 29 (2.31%) Zenoss
12 27 (2.15%) FreeIPA
13 26 (2.08%) BMC PATROL
14 20 (1.60%) Control-M
15 19 (1.52%) WSUS
15 19 (1.52%) ZABBIX
16 17 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 17 (1.36%) MOM
Vendors
1 594 (47.41%) Oracle
2 376 (30.01%) Red Hat
3 296 (23.62%) VMware
4 257 (20.51%) Microsoft
5 206 (16.44%) Cisco
6 187 (14.92%) Sun
7 163 (13.01%) HP
8 125 (9.98%) IBM
9 115 (9.18%) EMC
10 107 (8.54%) NetApp
11 97 (7.74%) Veritas
12 92 (7.34%) CheckPoint
13 86 (6.86%) Sybase
14 80 (6.38%) F5
15 76 (6.07%) Citrix
16 63 (5.03%) Juniper
17 57 (4.55%) Intel
17 57 (4.55%) Palo Alto
18 37 (2.95%) Sourcefire
19 35 (2.79%) Blue Coat
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bedfordshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Personal and company bonus, pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: Competitive base salary + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: Competitive base salary + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PHI, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PHI, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits Package (Pension, Bonus etc)
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 + Brilliant Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 45K + 6-7K on call + O/T
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £60k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 9 days ago