The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 51 84
Rank change year-on-year +2 +33  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 21 39 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.43% 4.36% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.36% 22.41% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 11
Median salary £53,750 £58,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.11% +30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £47,250 £47,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +0.53%  

Solaris is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 121 174 230
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 19.77% 19.46% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 261 452 545
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Bedfordshire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Solaris in Bedfordshire

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in Bedfordshire

Solaris
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Dunstable -4 18 £55,000 -7.17%
Luton -4 3 £22,000 -37.14%
Solaris
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 20 (86.96%) Oracle
2 19 (82.61%) Unix
3 16 (69.57%) Citrix
3 16 (69.57%) Data Security
4 13 (56.52%) Windows
5 12 (52.17%) Linux
6 11 (47.83%) Finance
6 11 (47.83%) Banking
7 10 (43.48%) VMware
8 9 (39.13%) Presales
9 7 (30.43%) Firewall
9 7 (30.43%) Cisco
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
10 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
10 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (21.74%) Task Automation
11 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
12 3 (13.04%) SAN
12 3 (13.04%) EMC
12 3 (13.04%) SLA
12 3 (13.04%) Symmetrix
12 3 (13.04%) EMC VNX
12 3 (13.04%) Product Management
13 2 (8.70%) Application Virtualisation
13 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (8.70%) Degree
13 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
13 2 (8.70%) SaaS

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) SSH
3 1 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 11 (47.83%) Banking
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Architect
1 16 (69.57%) Unix Architect
2 9 (39.13%) Administrator
3 8 (34.78%) Unix Administrator
3 8 (34.78%) Unix Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (30.43%) Technical Architect
5 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (21.74%) Citrix Architect
7 4 (17.39%) Citrix Technical Architect
8 3 (13.04%) Backup Specialist
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Architect
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 3 (13.04%) Storage and Backup Specialist
8 3 (13.04%) Storage Specialist
9 2 (8.70%) DBA
9 2 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
9 2 (8.70%) Security Technical Architect
9 2 (8.70%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) EMC VNX
1 3 (13.04%) Symmetrix
2 1 (4.35%) Fintech
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Unix
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Data Security
2 9 (39.13%) Presales
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (21.74%) Task Automation
4 3 (13.04%) Product Management
5 2 (8.70%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C-shell
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
1 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) AWK
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) Bourne shell
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Oracle
2 16 (69.57%) Citrix
3 10 (43.48%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.04%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) BMC
7 1 (4.35%) Thales
7 1 (4.35%) VocaLink