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

Sun Microsystems Solaris
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 88 103
Rank change year-on-year -30 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 4 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.29% 1.69% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.94% 4.81% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 6
Median salary £41,500 £77,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.45% +14.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £46,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -1.07% -  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 424 416 435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 30.57% 35.22% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 345 362 359
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £25,860
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Solaris
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Solaris in Cambridge

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Cambridge over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) Oracle
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) DNS
4 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) DHCP
5 6 (42.86%) Unix
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) Migration
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Banking
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 5 (35.71%) Java
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
6 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
6 5 (35.71%) OWASP
6 5 (35.71%) Clustering
6 5 (35.71%) Internet
6 5 (35.71%) Sun
6 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
6 5 (35.71%) J2EE
6 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (35.71%) UML
6 5 (35.71%) OOA/OOD

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 5 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
1 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DHCP
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Internet
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Server Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) J2EE
1 5 (35.71%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Unix
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (35.71%) OWASP
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Sun
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) HP