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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 66 81 69
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.31% 0.74% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.15% 3.05% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 23
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -  

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 93 197 189
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 14.37% 24.23% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 82 172 180
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Solaris as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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
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 27 March 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 -5 1 £50,000 -20.00%
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (90.91%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Shell Script
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (63.64%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (63.64%) DevOps
5 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (54.55%) AWK
6 6 (54.55%) Perl
6 6 (54.55%) C-shell
6 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
7 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (18.18%) Korn
8 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
9 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (9.09%) Banking
9 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (9.09%) Relational Database

Solaris
Top Related 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 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Administrator
2 7 (63.64%) DBA
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (45.45%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (27.27%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (18.18%) Unix DBA
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (63.64%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Shell Script
2 6 (54.55%) AWK
2 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
2 6 (54.55%) C-shell
2 6 (54.55%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Data Guard
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle