The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 82 118
Rank change year-on-year -35 +36  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.14% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% 1.34% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Median salary - £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +31.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £46,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +1.08% -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 Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 373 224 416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 25.72% 23.60% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 267 196 335
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Solaris in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) AIX
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Netcool
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) VB
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Perl
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) ITSM
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) VBScript
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) CentOS
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (25.00%) Change Control

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) AWS Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) AIX Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Management Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
3 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Netcool
2 1 (12.50%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
Warrington, Cheshire
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