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

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 421 353 266
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -87
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 666 942 1375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.86% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.66% 3.25% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 522 753 1077
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,922 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £46,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.08%

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
25066 28996 32311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.46% 26.50% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21445 24289 27184
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -73 586 £50,000 -7.40% 57
London -64 241 £67,500 +3.84% 22
South East -18 138 £47,500 - 13
East of England +26 68 £58,500 +25.80%
Berkshire +1 55 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Scotland +10 44 £43,000 -9.47% 4
Reading +1 43 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Bedfordshire +40 41 £58,500 +30.00%
City of London +23 41 £72,500 +23.40% 6
Yorkshire +19 41 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Hampshire -14 32 £55,000 +11.67% 1
Glasgow +8 30 £44,750 -9.59% 2
Surrey -8 28 £47,500 -20.83% 3
West Midlands -45 27 £41,000 -21.90% 3
Walton-on-Thames +3 22 £46,000 +50.81%
Leeds +17 21 £33,000 -2.94% 3
Cambridgeshire +6 21 £75,000 +36.36%
West Yorkshire 0 21 £33,000 -24.30% 3
Cambridge +15 20 £77,500 +14.81%
Birmingham -31 20 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Dunstable +7 19 £60,000 +33.33%
Tyne and Wear - 19 £40,000 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £40,000 - 4
North East - 19 £40,000 - 5
North West -13 18 £45,000 +12.50% 5
South West +7 17 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Luton +28 13 £35,000 -26.31%
Edinburgh +5 13 £39,335 -17.19% 1
Basingstoke -2 13 £71,500 +30.00%
East Sussex +14 12 £50,000 +33.33%

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1027 (79.49%) Linux
2 825 (63.85%) Unix
3 582 (45.05%) Oracle
4 580 (44.89%) Windows
5 398 (30.80%) Finance
6 366 (28.33%) Red Hat
7 354 (27.40%) SQL
8 344 (26.63%) VMware
9 280 (21.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 279 (21.59%) Perl
11 259 (20.05%) Java
12 258 (19.97%) Microsoft
13 244 (18.89%) Firewall
14 238 (18.42%) AIX
15 222 (17.18%) SAN
16 217 (16.80%) VMware Infrastructure
17 212 (16.41%) ITIL
18 209 (16.18%) DNS
19 208 (16.10%) TCP/IP
20 203 (15.71%) Apache
21 182 (14.09%) Shell Script
22 181 (14.01%) Windows Server
23 180 (13.93%) Oracle Database
24 179 (13.85%) Python
25 175 (13.54%) Sun
26 174 (13.47%) Active Directory
27 167 (12.93%) SQL Server
28 162 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
29 157 (12.15%) Puppet
30 156 (12.07%) Degree

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
1 203 (15.71%) Apache
2 125 (9.67%) Tomcat
2 125 (9.67%) WebLogic
3 96 (7.43%) WebSphere
4 54 (4.18%) MS Exchange
5 49 (3.79%) JBoss
6 47 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 32 (2.48%) IIS
8 26 (2.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 22 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
9 22 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 22 (1.70%) SharePoint
10 21 (1.63%) Skype for Business
11 18 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
13 12 (0.93%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.85%) CMS
15 9 (0.70%) Confluence
15 9 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
15 9 (0.70%) Resin
Applications
1 76 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 39 (3.02%) MS Office
3 18 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 53 (4.10%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (2.32%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (1.63%) Oracle Financials
4 14 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
7 6 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.39%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 5 (0.39%) SAP R/3
9 4 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.23%) Documaker
10 3 (0.23%) Hi Portfolio
10 3 (0.23%) RMDS
10 3 (0.23%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.15%) Algo Collateral
11 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.15%) EQXanite
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.077%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 95 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (3.17%) Office 365
3 28 (2.17%) SaaS
4 27 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (1.78%) IaaS
6 15 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (1.01%) GitHub
9 6 (0.46%) PaaS
10 5 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.31%) Joyent
12 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.23%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.077%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 244 (18.89%) Firewall
2 222 (17.18%) SAN
3 209 (16.18%) DNS
4 208 (16.10%) TCP/IP
5 79 (6.11%) Internet
6 78 (6.04%) NAS
7 77 (5.96%) LAN
8 76 (5.88%) WAN
9 74 (5.73%) HTTP
10 72 (5.57%) LDAP
11 63 (4.88%) VPN
12 45 (3.48%) Fibre Channel
13 42 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
14 41 (3.17%) Multicast
15 40 (3.10%) DHCP
15 40 (3.10%) SSH
16 37 (2.86%) SNMP
17 33 (2.55%) SSL
17 33 (2.55%) VoIP
18 31 (2.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (13.93%) Oracle Database
2 167 (12.93%) SQL Server
3 131 (10.14%) MySQL
4 100 (7.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 61 (4.72%) Oracle Database 10g
5 61 (4.72%) Relational Database
6 55 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 55 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
7 53 (4.10%) DB2
8 39 (3.02%) Oracle Exadata
8 39 (3.02%) RDBMS
9 33 (2.55%) Oracle9i Database
10 30 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (2.01%) Oracle Discoverer
12 23 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (1.55%) OLTP
15 19 (1.47%) Big Data
15 19 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
16 18 (1.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 73 (5.65%) Git (software)
2 57 (4.41%) Jenkins
3 49 (3.79%) JIRA
3 49 (3.79%) Subversion
4 47 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
5 30 (2.32%) InstallShield
6 21 (1.63%) Eclipse
7 19 (1.47%) Ant
8 18 (1.39%) TeamCity
9 17 (1.32%) CMake
10 15 (1.16%) JUnit
11 12 (0.93%) Metasploit
11 12 (0.93%) MSI
12 11 (0.85%) AdminStudio
12 11 (0.85%) Wise Package Studio
13 10 (0.77%) Firebug
13 10 (0.77%) Maven
14 8 (0.62%) PowerBuilder
14 8 (0.62%) Visual Studio
15 7 (0.54%) SoapUI
General
1 398 (30.80%) Finance
2 146 (11.30%) Banking
3 108 (8.36%) Telecoms
4 38 (2.94%) German Language
5 32 (2.48%) Law
6 30 (2.32%) Publishing
7 29 (2.24%) Aerospace
8 26 (2.01%) Back Office
9 22 (1.70%) Billing
9 22 (1.70%) French Language
9 22 (1.70%) Investment Banking
10 21 (1.63%) Automotive
11 20 (1.55%) Games
12 17 (1.32%) Electronics
12 17 (1.32%) Manufacturing
13 16 (1.24%) Front Office
14 14 (1.08%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.62%) Marketing
16 7 (0.54%) Legal
17 6 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 177 (13.70%) Analyst
2 165 (12.77%) Administrator
3 132 (10.22%) Linux Engineer
4 119 (9.21%) Architect
5 104 (8.05%) Systems Administrator
5 104 (8.05%) Unix Engineer
6 89 (6.89%) Consultant
7 80 (6.19%) Support Engineer
8 79 (6.11%) Developer
9 75 (5.80%) DBA
10 74 (5.73%) Unix Administrator
11 70 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 61 (4.72%) Oracle DBA
13 59 (4.57%) Systems Engineer
14 56 (4.33%) Linux Administrator
15 55 (4.26%) Solaris Administrator
16 50 (3.87%) Support Analyst
17 49 (3.79%) Security Analyst
18 48 (3.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 48 (3.72%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (8.67%) Middleware
2 108 (8.36%) XML
3 94 (7.28%) Web Services
4 64 (4.95%) HTML
5 59 (4.57%) LAMP
6 58 (4.49%) CSS
7 52 (4.02%) J2EE
8 48 (3.72%) .NET
9 39 (3.02%) SOAP
10 37 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
11 36 (2.79%) Oracle Fusion
12 25 (1.93%) REST
13 24 (1.86%) .NET Framework
13 24 (1.86%) XSLT
14 23 (1.78%) JSON
15 22 (1.70%) J2SE
16 21 (1.63%) Spring
17 19 (1.47%) JSP
18 15 (1.16%) XHTML
19 14 (1.08%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 107 (8.28%) Clustering
2 98 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 75 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (5.57%) PKI
5 69 (5.34%) Computer Science
6 55 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 34 (2.63%) Replication
8 31 (2.40%) Client/Server
9 29 (2.24%) Fintech
10 25 (1.93%) CMDB
11 24 (1.86%) Mainframe
12 20 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
14 16 (1.24%) Derivative
14 16 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (1.08%) Hedge funds
15 14 (1.08%) VCE vBlock
16 12 (0.93%) PlayStation
16 12 (0.93%) Wiki
17 9 (0.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1027 (79.49%) Linux
2 825 (63.85%) Unix
3 580 (44.89%) Windows
4 280 (21.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 238 (18.42%) AIX
6 181 (14.01%) Windows Server
7 156 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 95 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 94 (7.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 80 (6.19%) HPUX
11 59 (4.57%) CentOS
12 47 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
13 46 (3.56%) SUSE
14 38 (2.94%) Windows 2000
15 34 (2.63%) Debian
16 32 (2.48%) Ubuntu
17 20 (1.55%) FreeBSD
17 20 (1.55%) Mac OS X
18 17 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 17 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (16.41%) ITIL
2 162 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (8.90%) Performance Tuning
4 109 (8.44%) Configuration Management
5 96 (7.43%) High Availability
6 91 (7.04%) Migration
7 88 (6.81%) Project Management
8 80 (6.19%) Load Balancing
9 72 (5.57%) Information Security
10 71 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 71 (5.50%) Software Engineering
11 61 (4.72%) Test Automation
12 58 (4.49%) Problem Management
13 57 (4.41%) SDLC
14 56 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
14 56 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (4.26%) Unit Testing
16 54 (4.18%) DevOps
16 54 (4.18%) Incident Management
16 54 (4.18%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 354 (27.40%) SQL
2 279 (21.59%) Perl
3 259 (20.05%) Java
4 182 (14.09%) Shell Script
5 179 (13.85%) Python
6 114 (8.82%) C++
7 90 (6.97%) Bash Shell
8 89 (6.89%) Ruby
9 74 (5.73%) C
10 70 (5.42%) PowerShell
11 66 (5.11%) PL/SQL
12 65 (5.03%) JavaScript
13 56 (4.33%) C#
14 43 (3.33%) PHP
15 38 (2.94%) Korn
16 37 (2.86%) VB
17 14 (1.08%) Bourne shell
18 13 (1.01%) VB6
19 10 (0.77%) C-shell
20 9 (0.70%) Jython
Qualifications
1 156 (12.07%) Degree
2 141 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 109 (8.44%) SC Cleared
4 35 (2.71%) ISEB
5 33 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (2.48%) CCNA
7 28 (2.17%) CISSP
8 25 (1.93%) ISTQB
9 23 (1.78%) CEH
9 23 (1.78%) RHCE
10 21 (1.63%) GCIH
11 16 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (1.08%) DV Cleared
13 13 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 12 (0.93%) GCIA
15 11 (0.85%) RHCSA
16 9 (0.70%) CompTIA Security+
16 9 (0.70%) SANS
16 9 (0.70%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (8.75%) SLA
2 88 (6.81%) QA
3 15 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.08%) FISMA
4 14 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.46%) COBIT
7 2 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.15%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.15%) SEPA
8 1 (0.077%) COSO
8 1 (0.077%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.077%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.077%) SAS 70
System Software
1 217 (16.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 174 (13.47%) Active Directory
3 90 (6.97%) Hyper-V
4 74 (5.73%) Oracle RAC
5 56 (4.33%) NFS
6 54 (4.18%) VMware ESX
7 46 (3.56%) KVM
7 46 (3.56%) vSphere
8 34 (2.63%) Xen
9 32 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
10 31 (2.40%) Docker
10 31 (2.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 31 (2.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 28 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
12 27 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
13 23 (1.78%) XenApp
14 22 (1.70%) SRDF
15 21 (1.63%) Samba
16 20 (1.55%) Firmware
16 20 (1.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 157 (12.15%) Puppet
2 83 (6.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 81 (6.27%) Oracle ZFS
4 66 (5.11%) NetBackup
5 59 (4.57%) Nagios
6 53 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
7 45 (3.48%) Data Guard
7 45 (3.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 39 (3.02%) SCCM
9 34 (2.63%) Tivoli
10 30 (2.32%) ZABBIX
11 29 (2.24%) SCOM
12 25 (1.93%) Cobbler
13 24 (1.86%) Control-M
13 24 (1.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 22 (1.70%) BMC PATROL
15 19 (1.47%) Red Hat Satellite
16 18 (1.39%) Ansible
16 18 (1.39%) Graphite
16 18 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 582 (45.05%) Oracle
2 366 (28.33%) Red Hat
3 344 (26.63%) VMware
4 258 (19.97%) Microsoft
5 175 (13.54%) Sun
6 155 (12.00%) Cisco
7 121 (9.37%) IBM
8 117 (9.06%) HP
9 115 (8.90%) Veritas
10 112 (8.67%) EMC
11 90 (6.97%) Citrix
12 81 (6.27%) NetApp
13 63 (4.88%) F5
14 59 (4.57%) CheckPoint
15 52 (4.02%) Sybase
16 46 (3.56%) Juniper
17 39 (3.02%) Palo Alto
18 37 (2.86%) BMC
19 30 (2.32%) Intel Security
20 27 (2.09%) CA
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 30% shift + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits (£84,
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bath, Avon
University of Bath
Salary: From £31,656 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: On-call, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37088.00 - £52387.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £45,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £45,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Computer People
Salary: £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £46000 - £54500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £44,000 to £50,000 per annum + v strong Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago