The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 22 27
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 5 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.70% 2.21% 3.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 6.12% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +42.85%  
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 Canary Wharf with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Canary Wharf
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 60 49 62
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 32.43% 36.03% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 58 42 55
Median salary £65,000 £42,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.94% -34.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 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 Canary Wharf

Solaris
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Salary trend for Solaris in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) EMC
1 7 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Veritas
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (85.71%) Infoblox
2 6 (85.71%) Puppet
2 6 (85.71%) Ansible
3 4 (57.14%) Docker
3 4 (57.14%) LXC
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Front Office
5 2 (28.57%) Back Office
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) Apache

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 2 (28.57%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Unix Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCIP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 4 (57.14%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Ansible
1 6 (85.71%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (85.71%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (14.29%) Netcool
3 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) EMC
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Infoblox
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) Veritas
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Infovista
4 1 (14.29%) Intel Security