The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / West Midlands
Rank 200 199 161
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -38
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 16 18 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.34% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.58% 1.73% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 53
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £35,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £53,700
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1012 1043 1268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.79% 19.96% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 881 858 1118
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Solaris
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the West Midlands region.

Solaris Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Solaris
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Solaris Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Solaris
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham +3 8 £47,750 +19.37%
Solihull -3 4 £33,500 -29.47%
Warwickshire +19 2 £32,500 -
Coventry +5 2 £49,000 +20.98%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 52 (92.86%) Linux
2 37 (66.07%) Unix
3 31 (55.36%) Red Hat
4 27 (48.21%) Windows
5 23 (41.07%) ITIL
6 21 (37.50%) SQL
7 19 (33.93%) Oracle
7 19 (33.93%) HP
7 19 (33.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
9 16 (28.57%) AIX
10 13 (23.21%) LAN
10 13 (23.21%) WAN
10 13 (23.21%) Finance
10 13 (23.21%) SCCM
11 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
11 11 (19.64%) Apache
12 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
12 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
13 9 (16.07%) SCOM
13 9 (16.07%) DevOps
13 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
13 9 (16.07%) Firewall
14 8 (14.29%) NetApp
14 8 (14.29%) Project Management
14 8 (14.29%) CCNA
14 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (14.29%) DNS
14 8 (14.29%) SNMP
14 8 (14.29%) HPUX

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (19.64%) Apache
2 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.14%) Moodle
5 3 (5.36%) IIS
5 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.57%) Captiva
6 2 (3.57%) Confluence
6 2 (3.57%) Documentum
6 2 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.14%) Office 365
3 2 (3.57%) IaaS
3 2 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) LAN
1 13 (23.21%) WAN
2 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
3 9 (16.07%) Firewall
4 8 (14.29%) DNS
4 8 (14.29%) SNMP
5 7 (12.50%) VPN
6 5 (8.93%) DHCP
6 5 (8.93%) SAN
6 5 (8.93%) Wireless
6 5 (8.93%) WLAN
7 4 (7.14%) Internet
7 4 (7.14%) SSL
8 3 (5.36%) BGP
8 3 (5.36%) Multicast
8 3 (5.36%) OSPF
8 3 (5.36%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.79%) HTTP
10 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.14%) MySQL
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.57%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Marketing
3 2 (3.57%) Back Office
3 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Front Office
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (14.29%) Capacity Manager
2 7 (12.50%) Administrator
2 7 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 6 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) IT Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (8.93%) Solutions Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (7.14%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Web Services
2 5 (8.93%) jQuery
3 3 (5.36%) J2EE
4 2 (3.57%) CSS
4 2 (3.57%) LAMP
5 1 (1.79%) .NET
5 1 (1.79%) HTML
5 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.71%) Replication
3 4 (7.14%) Data Conversion
3 4 (7.14%) PKI
4 3 (5.36%) Clustering
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) NHS
6 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.79%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 52 (92.86%) Linux
2 37 (66.07%) Unix
3 27 (48.21%) Windows
4 19 (33.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
6 16 (28.57%) AIX
7 8 (14.29%) HPUX
8 5 (8.93%) CentOS
9 4 (7.14%) SUSE
10 2 (3.57%) OpenVMS
11 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) ITIL
2 9 (16.07%) DevOps
3 8 (14.29%) Project Management
3 8 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.93%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.14%) SOA
6 3 (5.36%) Change Control
6 3 (5.36%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (5.36%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.36%) PRINCE
6 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.36%) Service Management
6 3 (5.36%) Workflow
7 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Content Management
7 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) Java
2 8 (14.29%) Perl
2 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) PHP
6 2 (3.57%) Korn
7 1 (1.79%) Go
7 1 (1.79%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) Scala
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.29%) CCNA
2 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (14.29%) Degree
3 7 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (10.71%) MCSE
4 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.93%) CCSA
5 5 (8.93%) JNCIA
5 5 (8.93%) JNCIS
5 5 (8.93%) MCSA
6 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
6 3 (5.36%) PMP
7 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) CISM
8 1 (1.79%) CISSP
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.79%) SAS Certification
8 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
8 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) NFS
3 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.14%) Docker
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) SCCM
2 9 (16.07%) SCOM
3 8 (14.29%) SCOrch
4 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.14%) Puppet
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.79%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (1.79%) QRadar
6 1 (1.79%) Simpana
Vendors
1 31 (55.36%) Red Hat
2 19 (33.93%) HP
2 19 (33.93%) Oracle
3 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.29%) NetApp
5 6 (10.71%) CheckPoint
5 6 (10.71%) Sun
5 6 (10.71%) Sybase
6 5 (8.93%) 3PAR
6 5 (8.93%) Juniper
6 5 (8.93%) Netezza
6 5 (8.93%) Palo Alto
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco
8 3 (5.36%) CommVault
8 3 (5.36%) EMC
8 3 (5.36%) F5
8 3 (5.36%) IBM
8 3 (5.36%) Veritas
9 2 (3.57%) Cognos
9 2 (3.57%) Pega