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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK
Rank 449 454 308
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -146
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 477 619 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.61% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.38% 2.35% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 348 454 860
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%

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
20038 26325 29147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 23.75% 26.11% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16898 22113 24415
Median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +12 459 £55,000 +10.00% 48
London -18 183 £65,000 +13.04% 20
South East +56 144 £47,500 +22.58% 14
Berkshire +50 60 £45,000 +20.00% 2
East of England +21 49 £57,500 +13.86% 1
Reading +42 45 £50,000 +42.85% 1
City of London +37 43 £70,000 +21.73% 7
Surrey +58 36 £42,500 -1.16% 8
Hertfordshire +25 36 £57,500 +15.00% 1
South West +47 29 £37,297 -16.18% 3
Hampshire +15 28 £57,500 +82.53% 3
North West +6 26 £32,500 -35.00% 5
Bristol - 20 £33,000 - 1
Basingstoke +18 15 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Watford +8 14 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands +18 12 £36,250 -21.62% 1
Yorkshire -15 12 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Kent +16 11 £30,000 -64.70%
Scotland -6 11 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Lancashire - 11 £25,000 -
Cambridgeshire +10 10 £60,750 -24.06%
Cambridge +6 9 £80,000 -
Manchester -26 9 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Leeds +14 8 £32,500 -16.41%
Leatherhead +3 8 £40,000 -33.33%
West Yorkshire +3 8 £32,500 -29.72%
Edinburgh -5 8 £37,500 -12.79% 2
Chatham - 8 £30,000 -
Chorley - 8 £25,000 -
Bracknell +19 7 £57,500 +35.29% 1

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 883 (84.99%) Linux
2 660 (63.52%) Unix
3 475 (45.72%) Oracle
4 438 (42.16%) Windows
5 339 (32.63%) VMware
6 288 (27.72%) Finance
7 271 (26.08%) Red Hat
8 254 (24.45%) SAN
9 242 (23.29%) Cisco
10 228 (21.94%) SQL
11 219 (21.08%) Microsoft
12 202 (19.44%) ITIL
13 200 (19.25%) Java
14 198 (19.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 194 (18.67%) NetApp
16 189 (18.19%) Perl
17 185 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
18 181 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
19 176 (16.94%) TCP/IP
20 170 (16.36%) Firewall
21 163 (15.69%) Apache
22 161 (15.50%) Shell Script
23 160 (15.40%) SQL Server
24 150 (14.44%) AIX
25 149 (14.34%) Sun
26 147 (14.15%) Middleware
27 144 (13.86%) Python
28 134 (12.90%) DevOps
29 130 (12.51%) Tomcat
29 130 (12.51%) HP

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
1 163 (15.69%) Apache
2 130 (12.51%) Tomcat
3 109 (10.49%) WebSphere
4 90 (8.66%) WebLogic
5 68 (6.54%) IIS
6 56 (5.39%) Oracle Coherence
6 56 (5.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 45 (4.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 37 (3.56%) Oracle Service Bus
9 33 (3.18%) JBoss
10 31 (2.98%) DataSynapse
11 20 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
12 18 (1.73%) SharePoint
13 16 (1.54%) MS Exchange
14 15 (1.44%) Skype for Business
15 13 (1.25%) MQSeries
16 11 (1.06%) CMS
16 11 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
17 9 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
18 7 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 102 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.91%) MS Office
3 29 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 46 (4.43%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (3.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (2.98%) RMDS
4 18 (1.73%) Magento
5 14 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.96%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 5 (0.48%) Eloqua
7 5 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.38%) Maximo
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.096%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 56 (5.39%) IaaS
2 54 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (5.00%) PaaS
4 25 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (1.64%) GitHub
6 11 (1.06%) Office 365
6 11 (1.06%) SaaS
7 8 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (0.67%) G Suite
9 5 (0.48%) Responsys
9 5 (0.48%) Taleo
10 4 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.19%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.096%) Akamai
12 1 (0.096%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 254 (24.45%) SAN
2 176 (16.94%) TCP/IP
3 170 (16.36%) Firewall
4 117 (11.26%) WAN
5 113 (10.88%) LAN
6 112 (10.78%) DNS
7 103 (9.91%) NAS
8 95 (9.14%) HTTP
9 91 (8.76%) LDAP
10 84 (8.08%) Multicast
11 79 (7.60%) Fibre Channel
12 65 (6.26%) iSCSI
13 58 (5.58%) FCoE
14 56 (5.39%) VPN
15 48 (4.62%) Internet
16 46 (4.43%) DHCP
17 43 (4.14%) SSL
18 34 (3.27%) Network Security
19 33 (3.18%) SSH
20 31 (2.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (15.40%) SQL Server
2 126 (12.13%) Oracle Database
3 103 (9.91%) MySQL
4 50 (4.81%) DB2
5 45 (4.33%) Hadoop
6 42 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 41 (3.95%) HBase
8 38 (3.66%) Relational Database
9 31 (2.98%) Oracle Database 12c
10 30 (2.89%) OLTP
11 28 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
13 22 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (2.02%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.54%) Oracle9i Database
16 15 (1.44%) OLAP
16 15 (1.44%) Oracle OLAP
17 14 (1.35%) VLDB
18 12 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
18 12 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (3.85%) Subversion
2 31 (2.98%) Ant
3 29 (2.79%) Maven
4 27 (2.60%) Jenkins
5 25 (2.41%) Git (software)
6 16 (1.54%) JIRA
7 13 (1.25%) Eclipse
7 13 (1.25%) Gradle
8 10 (0.96%) JUnit
8 10 (0.96%) Mockito
8 10 (0.96%) Selenium
9 9 (0.87%) Redmine
10 8 (0.77%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.58%) Log4j
11 6 (0.58%) PROIV
11 6 (0.58%) SonarQube
11 6 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
General
1 288 (27.72%) Finance
2 81 (7.80%) Banking
3 42 (4.04%) Investment Banking
4 34 (3.27%) Front Office
5 33 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.69%) Back Office
6 28 (2.69%) German Language
7 25 (2.41%) Financial Institution
8 24 (2.31%) French Language
9 20 (1.92%) Advertising
10 13 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.06%) Aerospace
11 11 (1.06%) Marketing
11 11 (1.06%) Military
12 6 (0.58%) Automotive
12 6 (0.58%) Games
12 6 (0.58%) Legal
13 5 (0.48%) Electronics
14 4 (0.38%) Law
14 4 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 151 (14.53%) Administrator
2 121 (11.65%) Analyst
3 113 (10.88%) Architect
4 99 (9.53%) Linux Engineer
5 84 (8.08%) Infrastructure Architect
6 82 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
7 78 (7.51%) Unix Engineer
8 74 (7.12%) Linux Administrator
9 71 (6.83%) Unix Administrator
10 69 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 67 (6.45%) DBA
12 57 (5.49%) Support Analyst
13 55 (5.29%) Oracle DBA
14 51 (4.91%) Developer
14 51 (4.91%) DevOps Engineer
15 50 (4.81%) Security Engineer
16 47 (4.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 45 (4.33%) Technical Architect
18 44 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
18 44 (4.23%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (14.15%) Middleware
2 119 (11.45%) XML
3 91 (8.76%) Web Services
4 75 (7.22%) HTML
5 65 (6.26%) SOAP
6 64 (6.16%) XSLT
7 55 (5.29%) J2EE
8 49 (4.72%) Oracle Fusion
9 45 (4.33%) REST
10 43 (4.14%) .NET
11 36 (3.46%) CSS
12 32 (3.08%) Rendezvous
13 31 (2.98%) Ultra Messaging
14 23 (2.21%) JDBC
14 23 (2.21%) JSON
14 23 (2.21%) XSD
15 22 (2.12%) Spring
16 19 (1.83%) ASP.NET
17 15 (1.44%) LAMP
18 14 (1.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 88 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 68 (6.54%) Clustering
3 66 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 66 (6.35%) Replication
4 46 (4.43%) Management Information System
5 32 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (2.89%) Driving Licence
7 24 (2.31%) Derivative
8 22 (2.12%) NHS
9 21 (2.02%) PKI
10 18 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.54%) Fintech
12 14 (1.35%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.35%) DataPower
13 13 (1.25%) Private Cloud
14 12 (1.15%) Algorithms
14 12 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
14 12 (1.15%) Mainframe
15 11 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
15 11 (1.06%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 883 (84.99%) Linux
2 660 (63.52%) Unix
3 438 (42.16%) Windows
4 198 (19.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 150 (14.44%) AIX
6 93 (8.95%) Windows Server
7 87 (8.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 66 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 60 (5.77%) HPUX
10 55 (5.29%) Windows 2000
11 54 (5.20%) CentOS
12 52 (5.00%) OpenVMS
13 47 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (2.31%) Debian
14 24 (2.31%) Ubuntu
15 17 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
16 15 (1.44%) Windows 10
16 15 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
16 15 (1.44%) Windows 7
17 14 (1.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (19.44%) ITIL
2 181 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (12.90%) DevOps
4 125 (12.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 116 (11.16%) Performance Tuning
6 90 (8.66%) High Availability
7 85 (8.18%) Configuration Management
8 73 (7.03%) Risk Management
9 63 (6.06%) Mentoring
10 60 (5.77%) Project Management
11 59 (5.68%) Benchmarking
12 58 (5.58%) SOA
13 53 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (4.91%) Problem Management
15 50 (4.81%) Service Management
16 47 (4.52%) Kalman Filter
16 47 (4.52%) Load Balancing
16 47 (4.52%) PRINCE2
17 43 (4.14%) Incident Management
18 42 (4.04%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 228 (21.94%) SQL
2 200 (19.25%) Java
3 189 (18.19%) Perl
4 161 (15.50%) Shell Script
5 144 (13.86%) Python
6 89 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 79 (7.60%) Bash Shell
8 68 (6.54%) C++
9 57 (5.49%) PowerShell
10 51 (4.91%) PHP
11 45 (4.33%) Ruby
12 39 (3.75%) C
13 35 (3.37%) PL/SQL
14 31 (2.98%) C#
15 30 (2.89%) VB
16 19 (1.83%) Jython
17 18 (1.73%) AWK
18 15 (1.44%) Korn
19 11 (1.06%) sed
20 10 (0.96%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 105 (10.11%) Degree
2 89 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 35 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 32 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (3.08%) DV Cleared
5 28 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
6 26 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (2.12%) RHCE
8 17 (1.64%) CCNA
9 16 (1.54%) CREST Certified
9 16 (1.54%) MCSE
10 15 (1.44%) CISSP
11 14 (1.35%) ISEB
12 13 (1.25%) CCNP
13 10 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.77%) RHCSA
15 7 (0.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (0.58%) CEH
16 6 (0.58%) PMI Certification
16 6 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.16%) SLA
2 23 (2.21%) QA
3 9 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.58%) FISMA
5 6 (0.58%) GPG13
6 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.19%) PMO
7 1 (0.096%) COBIT
7 1 (0.096%) COSO
7 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.096%) SAS 70
System Software
1 185 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (11.26%) NFS
3 113 (10.88%) Hyper-V
4 111 (10.68%) Active Directory
5 78 (7.51%) Oracle RAC
6 62 (5.97%) KVM
7 61 (5.87%) Xen
8 58 (5.58%) SRDF
9 45 (4.33%) vSphere
10 44 (4.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 43 (4.14%) Samba
12 31 (2.98%) VMware ESX
13 23 (2.21%) iptables
14 21 (2.02%) Firmware
15 20 (1.92%) XenApp
16 19 (1.83%) Job Entry Subsystem
17 17 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
18 15 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
18 15 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
19 13 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 98 (9.43%) Puppet
2 84 (8.08%) NetBackup
3 60 (5.77%) Nagios
4 53 (5.10%) Ansible
5 52 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
6 51 (4.91%) Oracle ZFS
7 43 (4.14%) Red Hat Satellite
8 26 (2.50%) Cacti
8 26 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 24 (2.31%) HP Data Protector
9 24 (2.31%) Oracle RMAN
10 22 (2.12%) SCOM
11 21 (2.02%) EMC NetWorker
12 19 (1.83%) SCCM
13 18 (1.73%) ITRS Geneos
14 17 (1.64%) Data Guard
14 17 (1.64%) Tivoli
15 15 (1.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 13 (1.25%) OpenView
16 13 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 475 (45.72%) Oracle
2 339 (32.63%) VMware
3 271 (26.08%) Red Hat
4 242 (23.29%) Cisco
5 219 (21.08%) Microsoft
6 194 (18.67%) NetApp
7 149 (14.34%) Sun
8 130 (12.51%) HP
9 124 (11.93%) IBM
10 109 (10.49%) EMC
11 86 (8.28%) CheckPoint
12 85 (8.18%) Veritas
13 83 (7.99%) Intel
14 78 (7.51%) Sybase
15 70 (6.74%) F5
16 63 (6.06%) Juniper
17 60 (5.77%) Palo Alto
18 51 (4.91%) Crossbeam
19 50 (4.81%) Blue Coat
20 47 (4.52%) Sourcefire
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Eames Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum plus 15% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Resource Group
Salary: £40-44K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £85000.00 - £100000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 to 95,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £31,000 to £46,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent package and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 13 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 11 days ago