Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 180 229
Rank change year-on-year -18 +49 -49
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 57 119 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.91% 1.37% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.35% 4.98% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 25 62 118
Berkshire median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +25.00% -16.23%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +34.15% -18.00%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1704 2391 2875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.21% 27.46% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1953 2416
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Berkshire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Solaris in Berkshire

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in Berkshire

Solaris
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Reading -11 43 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Bracknell - 8 £45,000 -
Slough +4 3 £52,500 -8.70%
Newbury -11 2 £50,000 +5.26%
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 47 (82.46%) Linux
1 47 (82.46%) Unix
2 39 (68.42%) Firewall
3 37 (64.91%) Windows
4 34 (59.65%) Cisco
5 33 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (57.89%) F5
6 32 (56.14%) Juniper
6 32 (56.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (52.63%) TCP/IP
8 29 (50.88%) CheckPoint
8 29 (50.88%) Crossbeam
9 28 (49.12%) German Language
9 28 (49.12%) Blue Coat
9 28 (49.12%) Sourcefire
9 28 (49.12%) Windows 2000
9 28 (49.12%) Palo Alto
10 25 (43.86%) ITIL
11 20 (35.09%) French Language
11 20 (35.09%) Risk Management
11 20 (35.09%) Digital Economy
12 13 (22.81%) Perl
13 12 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (19.30%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
14 11 (19.30%) VMware
14 11 (19.30%) PowerShell
15 10 (17.54%) HTTP
16 9 (15.79%) SMTP
16 9 (15.79%) Information Security

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (7.02%) SAS
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.75%) Route 53
1 1 (1.75%) Slack
1 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (68.42%) Firewall
2 30 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 10 (17.54%) HTTP
4 9 (15.79%) SMTP
5 8 (14.04%) Wireless
6 5 (8.77%) Wireshark
7 4 (7.02%) snoop
7 4 (7.02%) tcpdump
8 2 (3.51%) DNS
9 1 (1.75%) DAB
9 1 (1.75%) INAP
9 1 (1.75%) Internet
9 1 (1.75%) SAN
9 1 (1.75%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (1.75%) SS7
9 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.75%) DB2
2 1 (1.75%) Informix
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 28 (49.12%) German Language
2 20 (35.09%) Digital Economy
2 20 (35.09%) French Language
3 3 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Analyst
1 20 (35.09%) Blue Coat Analyst
1 20 (35.09%) Firewall Analyst
1 20 (35.09%) Security Analyst
2 14 (24.56%) Unix Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Consultant
4 8 (14.04%) IT Consultant
4 8 (14.04%) IT Security Consultant
4 8 (14.04%) Security Consultant
4 8 (14.04%) Security Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Solaris Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Unix Support
7 4 (7.02%) Unix Support Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) Middleware
2 2 (3.51%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) CSS
3 1 (1.75%) J2EE
3 1 (1.75%) JAXP
3 1 (1.75%) JDBC
3 1 (1.75%) JMX
3 1 (1.75%) JSP
3 1 (1.75%) React
3 1 (1.75%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) iSeries
2 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (82.46%) Linux
1 47 (82.46%) Unix
2 37 (64.91%) Windows
3 33 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (56.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (49.12%) Windows 2000
6 12 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.02%) AIX
7 4 (7.02%) HPUX
8 1 (1.75%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.75%) SUSE
8 1 (1.75%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) ITIL
2 20 (35.09%) Risk Management
3 9 (15.79%) Information Security
4 8 (14.04%) Content Management
4 8 (14.04%) Cryptanalysis
4 8 (14.04%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (14.04%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (14.04%) Presales
4 8 (14.04%) Project Management
4 8 (14.04%) SDLC
4 8 (14.04%) Social Engineering
5 5 (8.77%) Change Management
6 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.51%) High Availability
7 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.75%) Change Control
7 1 (1.75%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (1.75%) DevOps
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.75%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) Perl
2 11 (19.30%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.75%) ABAP
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) Ruby
4 1 (1.75%) SQL
4 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
1 8 (14.04%) SLA
2 4 (7.02%) SAS 70
3 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (7.02%) Firmware
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.75%) Consul
2 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (1.75%) Nagios
2 1 (1.75%) Netcool
2 1 (1.75%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.75%) Packer
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) Terraform
2 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Cisco
2 33 (57.89%) F5
3 32 (56.14%) Juniper
4 29 (50.88%) CheckPoint
4 29 (50.88%) Crossbeam
5 28 (49.12%) Blue Coat
5 28 (49.12%) Palo Alto
5 28 (49.12%) Sourcefire
6 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
6 11 (19.30%) VMware
7 7 (12.28%) Sun
8 5 (8.77%) HP
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle
9 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.02%) NetApp
9 4 (7.02%) Nortel
10 1 (1.75%) Dell
10 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.75%) SAP
10 1 (1.75%) Sybase