Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 91 87
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 19 28 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.75% 1.73% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.36% 10.69% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 35
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £21,000 £27,500 £41,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,750 £48,750
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +33.33% -5.26%

Solaris is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 203 262 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.69% 16.20% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 179 236 492
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,200 £21,625 £25,100
90th Percentile £59,000 £58,750 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.76% +1.19% +5.00%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable -14 14 £57,500 +15.00%
Luton +21 5 £21,000 -40.00%
Solaris
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 14 (73.68%) Oracle
2 12 (63.16%) Unix
3 11 (57.89%) Finance
4 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) Citrix
5 8 (42.11%) Data Security
6 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (31.58%) Banking
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
6 6 (31.58%) SLA
7 5 (26.32%) SAN
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) EMC
7 5 (26.32%) Symmetrix
7 5 (26.32%) EMC VNX
8 4 (21.05%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (21.05%) Presales
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) Product Management
8 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.79%) AIX
9 3 (15.79%) Middleware
9 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
10 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
10 2 (10.53%) VocaLink
10 2 (10.53%) 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 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (5.26%) ATM
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Architect
1 8 (42.11%) Unix Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Technical Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Storage Specialist
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Backup Specialist
3 4 (21.05%) SOC Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Storage and Backup Specialist
3 4 (21.05%) Trainee
3 4 (21.05%) Trainee Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Security Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Storage Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) EMC VNX
1 5 (26.32%) Symmetrix
2 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.53%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (10.53%) Fintech
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Unix
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Data Security
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (21.05%) Presales
3 4 (21.05%) Product Management
4 2 (10.53%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Management
4 2 (10.53%) Task Automation
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Bourne shell
3 1 (5.26%) C-shell
3 1 (5.26%) Erlang
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (5.26%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
5 5 (26.32%) EMC
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) Brocade
7 2 (10.53%) Veritas
7 2 (10.53%) VocaLink
8 1 (5.26%) BMC
8 1 (5.26%) Thales