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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 435 358 292
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -66
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 581 887 1199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.83% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.58% 3.18% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 449 668 917
Median salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.60% -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
22495 27927 30768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.51% 26.27% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18887 23632 25620
Median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -52 542 £51,250 +1.48% 68
London -93 189 £60,000 - 28
South East +18 143 £55,000 +31.51% 17
East of England +26 59 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Berkshire +22 51 £57,500 +64.28% 7
North West -21 47 £51,000 +2.00% 8
Reading -2 45 £60,000 +71.42% 3
Surrey +27 44 £52,500 +23.52% 4
Hertfordshire +24 37 £55,000 - 1
South West +31 33 £44,000 -7.36% 6
City of London -35 29 £62,500 +8.69% 7
Yorkshire +6 25 £35,500 -11.25% 3
West Midlands -19 22 £48,000 +11.62% 2
Manchester -20 21 £51,000 -2.85% 3
Tyne and Wear - 21 £38,619 -
North East - 21 £38,619 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 21 £38,619 -
Watford +6 20 £60,000 +11.62% 1
Hampshire 0 19 £55,000 +74.60% 6
Bristol +24 18 £51,000 - 5
Scotland +2 16 £45,500 +9.96% 2
Gloucestershire -8 14 £44,000 -7.36%
Merseyside - 13 £51,000 - 1
Liverpool - 13 £51,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +8 12 £25,000 -56.52%
Sheffield +19 11 £34,000 -11.68% 1
South Yorkshire +8 11 £34,000 -11.68% 1
Birmingham -8 11 £48,000 +23.87% 1
West Yorkshire +11 10 £44,000 +13.54% 2
Leeds +6 10 £44,000 +17.33% 2

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 1023 (83.58%) Linux
2 728 (59.48%) Unix
3 567 (46.32%) Oracle
4 503 (41.09%) Windows
5 365 (29.82%) Red Hat
6 329 (26.88%) Finance
7 324 (26.47%) SQL
8 311 (25.41%) VMware
9 298 (24.35%) ITIL
10 272 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 271 (22.14%) SAN
12 251 (20.51%) Firewall
13 249 (20.34%) Cisco
14 239 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
15 231 (18.87%) Java
16 229 (18.71%) Apache
16 229 (18.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 216 (17.65%) Perl
18 206 (16.83%) TCP/IP
19 200 (16.34%) SQL Server
20 193 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
21 192 (15.69%) Sun
22 181 (14.79%) AIX
23 173 (14.13%) NetApp
24 169 (13.81%) Shell Script
25 167 (13.64%) Tomcat
26 164 (13.40%) Active Directory
27 162 (13.24%) HP
28 159 (12.99%) DNS
29 153 (12.50%) Security Cleared

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
1 229 (18.71%) Apache
2 167 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 118 (9.64%) WebSphere
4 103 (8.42%) WebLogic
5 79 (6.45%) IIS
6 56 (4.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 50 (4.08%) JBoss
8 48 (3.92%) MS Exchange
9 47 (3.84%) Oracle Coherence
10 34 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 27 (2.21%) Skype for Business
12 26 (2.12%) Oracle Service Bus
13 25 (2.04%) SharePoint
14 21 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
15 18 (1.47%) Confluence
16 16 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
18 13 (1.06%) OpenStack
19 12 (0.98%) Documentum
19 12 (0.98%) Moodle
Applications
1 105 (8.58%) MS Excel
2 65 (5.31%) MS Office
3 31 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 43 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (1.80%) RMDS
4 13 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (0.74%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 9 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (0.65%) Magento
8 5 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.33%) HiPortfolio
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.082%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 1 (0.082%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 78 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (5.31%) IaaS
3 60 (4.90%) PaaS
4 43 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 40 (3.27%) Office 365
6 17 (1.39%) GitHub
7 10 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (0.74%) SaaS
8 9 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.33%) G Suite
10 3 (0.25%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.082%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 271 (22.14%) SAN
2 251 (20.51%) Firewall
3 206 (16.83%) TCP/IP
4 159 (12.99%) DNS
5 127 (10.38%) WAN
6 123 (10.05%) LAN
7 93 (7.60%) HTTP
8 80 (6.54%) NAS
9 78 (6.37%) Multicast
10 75 (6.13%) Internet
11 73 (5.96%) Fibre Channel
12 71 (5.80%) VPN
13 63 (5.15%) LDAP
14 55 (4.49%) FCoE
15 50 (4.08%) Network Security
16 48 (3.92%) iSCSI
17 45 (3.68%) DHCP
18 43 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
19 41 (3.35%) SSL
20 37 (3.02%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 132 (10.78%) Oracle Database
3 119 (9.72%) MySQL
4 70 (5.72%) DB2
5 59 (4.82%) Relational Database
6 48 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 48 (3.92%) RDBMS
7 41 (3.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 39 (3.19%) OLTP
9 36 (2.94%) Hadoop
10 33 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 31 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 30 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (2.21%) Big Data
14 24 (1.96%) OLAP
14 24 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
15 23 (1.88%) HBase
16 22 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 56 (4.58%) JIRA
2 48 (3.92%) Subversion
3 36 (2.94%) Ant
4 32 (2.61%) Maven
5 30 (2.45%) Jenkins
6 28 (2.29%) Git (software)
7 15 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (1.14%) Eclipse
9 13 (1.06%) AppScan
9 13 (1.06%) Burp Suite
9 13 (1.06%) Gradle
9 13 (1.06%) Metasploit
10 11 (0.90%) SonarQube
11 8 (0.65%) JUnit
11 8 (0.65%) Selenium
12 7 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.57%) Mockito
12 7 (0.57%) Redmine
13 6 (0.49%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 329 (26.88%) Finance
2 114 (9.31%) Banking
3 48 (3.92%) German Language
4 41 (3.35%) Back Office
5 39 (3.19%) Front Office
6 37 (3.02%) Investment Banking
7 34 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 30 (2.45%) Financial Institution
9 28 (2.29%) French Language
10 20 (1.63%) Advertising
11 13 (1.06%) Publishing
12 10 (0.82%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.74%) Marketing
14 8 (0.65%) Retail
15 7 (0.57%) Automotive
15 7 (0.57%) Military
16 6 (0.49%) Games
16 6 (0.49%) Legal
16 6 (0.49%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 159 (12.99%) Administrator
2 139 (11.36%) Analyst
3 135 (11.03%) Linux Engineer
4 122 (9.97%) Architect
5 97 (7.92%) Unix Engineer
6 84 (6.86%) Systems Administrator
7 79 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
8 76 (6.21%) Unix Administrator
9 73 (5.96%) DBA
10 66 (5.39%) Linux Administrator
11 64 (5.23%) Developer
11 64 (5.23%) Oracle DBA
12 63 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 62 (5.07%) Security Engineer
14 57 (4.66%) Unix Support
15 56 (4.58%) Support Analyst
16 53 (4.33%) Support Engineer
17 52 (4.25%) Systems Engineer
18 51 (4.17%) Applications Support
18 51 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (10.05%) Middleware
2 115 (9.40%) XML
3 80 (6.54%) Web Services
4 67 (5.47%) HTML
5 56 (4.58%) SOAP
6 55 (4.49%) J2EE
7 50 (4.08%) LAMP
8 49 (4.00%) .NET
9 44 (3.59%) XSLT
10 43 (3.51%) REST
11 34 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
12 33 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
13 30 (2.45%) CSS
13 30 (2.45%) Spring
14 24 (1.96%) Hibernate
15 23 (1.88%) .NET Framework
16 22 (1.80%) JSON
16 22 (1.80%) Rendezvous
16 22 (1.80%) Ultra Messaging
17 21 (1.72%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 104 (8.50%) Data Centre
2 90 (7.35%) Clustering
3 86 (7.03%) Replication
4 55 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 42 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (3.43%) PKI
6 40 (3.27%) Driving Licence
7 30 (2.45%) Management Information System
8 29 (2.37%) NHS
9 27 (2.21%) Derivative
10 25 (2.04%) Wiki
11 19 (1.55%) Hedge funds
12 18 (1.47%) Client/Server
12 18 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (1.39%) Mainframe
13 17 (1.39%) Statistics
14 14 (1.14%) Fintech
14 14 (1.14%) Mobile App
14 14 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
15 13 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1023 (83.58%) Linux
2 728 (59.48%) Unix
3 503 (41.09%) Windows
4 229 (18.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 181 (14.79%) AIX
6 123 (10.05%) Windows Server
7 119 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 96 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 74 (6.05%) HPUX
10 61 (4.98%) OpenVMS
11 58 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 55 (4.49%) CentOS
13 54 (4.41%) Windows 2000
14 37 (3.02%) Oracle Linux
15 33 (2.70%) Ubuntu
16 25 (2.04%) Debian
17 23 (1.88%) SUSE
18 16 (1.31%) Windows 7
19 13 (1.06%) Windows 10
20 10 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (24.35%) ITIL
2 239 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (11.93%) Performance Tuning
4 114 (9.31%) Project Management
5 105 (8.58%) Service Management
6 100 (8.17%) DevOps
7 83 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 79 (6.45%) Configuration Management
9 70 (5.72%) High Availability
10 68 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 63 (5.15%) Change Management
12 62 (5.07%) Load Balancing
13 61 (4.98%) Information Security
14 59 (4.82%) Incident Management
15 53 (4.33%) Benchmarking
15 53 (4.33%) Problem Management
16 52 (4.25%) Multithreading
17 50 (4.08%) Service Delivery
18 49 (4.00%) ITSM
19 48 (3.92%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 324 (26.47%) SQL
2 231 (18.87%) Java
3 216 (17.65%) Perl
4 169 (13.81%) Shell Script
5 124 (10.13%) Python
6 77 (6.29%) JavaScript
7 75 (6.13%) C++
8 69 (5.64%) PowerShell
9 65 (5.31%) Bash Shell
10 54 (4.41%) PL/SQL
11 38 (3.10%) Ruby
12 36 (2.94%) C#
13 31 (2.53%) C
13 31 (2.53%) Korn
14 30 (2.45%) VB
15 26 (2.12%) PHP
16 19 (1.55%) AWK
17 12 (0.98%) BeanShell
17 12 (0.98%) C-shell
17 12 (0.98%) Jython
Qualifications
1 153 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 125 (10.21%) Degree
3 84 (6.86%) SC Cleared
4 50 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (3.51%) DV Cleared
5 43 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
6 40 (3.27%) CCNA
6 40 (3.27%) RHCE
7 25 (2.04%) CISSP
8 21 (1.72%) CEH
9 19 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (1.31%) MCSE
11 15 (1.23%) CREST Certified
12 14 (1.14%) OSCP
13 13 (1.06%) CCNP
14 10 (0.82%) ISEB
14 10 (0.82%) MCSA
15 9 (0.74%) SCSA
16 8 (0.65%) CISA
16 8 (0.65%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (7.19%) SLA
2 27 (2.21%) QA
3 21 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (1.39%) FISMA
6 9 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.25%) GPG13
9 2 (0.16%) COBIT
9 2 (0.16%) COSO
9 2 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.082%) SDET
10 1 (0.082%) SEPA
System Software
1 193 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 164 (13.40%) Active Directory
3 117 (9.56%) Hyper-V
4 93 (7.60%) NFS
5 92 (7.52%) Oracle RAC
6 78 (6.37%) KVM
7 55 (4.49%) Xen
8 53 (4.33%) SRDF
9 52 (4.25%) Samba
10 51 (4.17%) VMware ESX
11 48 (3.92%) vSphere
12 34 (2.78%) Terminal Services
13 30 (2.45%) Firmware
13 30 (2.45%) VMware Workstation
14 28 (2.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 28 (2.29%) XenApp
15 24 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
15 24 (1.96%) iptables
16 19 (1.55%) Sendmail
16 19 (1.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 107 (8.74%) NetBackup
1 107 (8.74%) Puppet
2 54 (4.41%) SCCM
3 53 (4.33%) Oracle ZFS
4 45 (3.68%) Nagios
5 39 (3.19%) SCOM
6 38 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (3.10%) Oracle RMAN
7 30 (2.45%) Data Guard
8 28 (2.29%) Tivoli
9 27 (2.21%) Red Hat Satellite
10 24 (1.96%) Ansible
10 24 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 24 (1.96%) MOM
11 23 (1.88%) Cobbler
11 23 (1.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 23 (1.88%) WSUS
11 23 (1.88%) Zenoss
12 21 (1.72%) FreeIPA
12 21 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 567 (46.32%) Oracle
2 365 (29.82%) Red Hat
3 311 (25.41%) VMware
4 272 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 249 (20.34%) Cisco
6 192 (15.69%) Sun
7 173 (14.13%) NetApp
8 162 (13.24%) HP
9 146 (11.93%) IBM
10 107 (8.74%) CheckPoint
11 104 (8.50%) EMC
12 100 (8.17%) Sybase
13 93 (7.60%) F5
14 91 (7.43%) Veritas
15 87 (7.11%) Intel
16 75 (6.13%) Juniper
17 64 (5.23%) Palo Alto
18 57 (4.66%) Citrix
19 47 (3.84%) Blue Coat
20 46 (3.76%) Crossbeam
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, life insurance
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 7 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, health care, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago