Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 283 217
Rank change year-on-year +15 -66 -29
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 56 67 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.57% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.36% 2.29% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 52 53 156
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £55,000 £43,100 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,625 £94,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +4.35% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2370 2925 4305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.15% 25.03% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2148 2650 3728
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in the City of London

Solaris
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Solaris in the City of London

Solaris
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 50 (89.29%) Unix
2 47 (83.93%) Linux
3 31 (55.36%) Finance
4 26 (46.43%) SQL
5 23 (41.07%) Java
6 21 (37.50%) Banking
7 20 (35.71%) Shell Script
8 17 (30.36%) Oracle
9 15 (26.79%) Sybase
10 14 (25.00%) Front Office
10 14 (25.00%) AIX
11 13 (23.21%) Windows
12 12 (21.43%) ClearCase
12 12 (21.43%) Murex
13 11 (19.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (19.64%) Back Office
13 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (19.64%) DevOps
14 10 (17.86%) Relational Database
14 10 (17.86%) Validation
14 10 (17.86%) RDBMS
14 10 (17.86%) Python
15 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
15 9 (16.07%) JSP
15 9 (16.07%) Perl
15 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
15 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
15 9 (16.07%) Problem Management
16 8 (14.29%) Derivative
16 8 (14.29%) CentOS

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (10.71%) MQSeries
2 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.36%) Apache TomEE
3 3 (5.36%) Confluence
3 3 (5.36%) DataSynapse
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) JBoss
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Actimize
2 3 (5.36%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.79%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.79%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) IaaS
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle CX
1 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) HTTP
2 3 (5.36%) FTP
2 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 3 (5.36%) LDAP
2 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.79%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) RDBMS
1 10 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.79%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) ClearCase
2 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.14%) JIRA
4 3 (5.36%) Subversion
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 31 (55.36%) Finance
2 21 (37.50%) Banking
3 14 (25.00%) Front Office
4 11 (19.64%) Back Office
5 7 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Applications Support
2 14 (25.00%) Analyst
3 13 (23.21%) Support Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Java Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Murex Support
5 10 (17.86%) Core Java Developer
5 10 (17.86%) Senior Developer
5 10 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (17.86%) Senior SQL Developer
5 10 (17.86%) SQL Developer
5 10 (17.86%) Unix Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) AIX Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Solaris Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Compliance Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (8.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) JSP
2 7 (12.50%) J2EE
3 5 (8.93%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (7.14%) .NET
5 3 (5.36%) CGI
5 3 (5.36%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (5.36%) HTML
5 3 (5.36%) Java EE
5 3 (5.36%) Middleware
5 3 (5.36%) XML
6 1 (1.79%) JMS
6 1 (1.79%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.79%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.79%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (14.29%) Derivative
3 6 (10.71%) Fedwire
3 6 (10.71%) SWIFT
4 4 (7.14%) Fixed Income
5 3 (5.36%) Grid Computing
5 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.36%) Reference Data
6 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.79%) Clustering
7 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.79%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.79%) Replication
7 1 (1.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 50 (89.29%) Unix
2 47 (83.93%) Linux
3 14 (25.00%) AIX
4 13 (23.21%) Windows
5 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (14.29%) CentOS
7 1 (1.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) DevOps
2 10 (17.86%) Validation
3 9 (16.07%) Problem Management
3 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
4 8 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (14.29%) Task Automation
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.71%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 6 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (10.71%) SDLC
6 5 (8.93%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.36%) Change Control
8 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.36%) ITIL
8 3 (5.36%) Project Management
8 3 (5.36%) Service Management
8 3 (5.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) SQL
2 23 (41.07%) Java
3 20 (35.71%) Shell Script
4 10 (17.86%) Python
5 9 (16.07%) Perl
6 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.36%) PHP
7 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.36%) VB
8 2 (3.57%) Korn
8 2 (3.57%) Ruby
9 1 (1.79%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) KVM
2 1 (1.79%) NFS
2 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Ansible
1 6 (10.71%) Puppet
2 5 (8.93%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.79%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.79%) vMotion
3 1 (1.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Oracle
2 15 (26.79%) Sybase
3 12 (21.43%) Murex
4 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.93%) Cisco
5 5 (8.93%) Splunk
6 4 (7.14%) HP
6 4 (7.14%) Sun
6 4 (7.14%) VMware
7 3 (5.36%) Bloomberg
7 3 (5.36%) ION Trading
7 3 (5.36%) Remedy
7 3 (5.36%) Reuters
7 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow
7 3 (5.36%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.57%) BMC
9 1 (1.79%) Dell
9 1 (1.79%) EMC
9 1 (1.79%) NetApp
9 1 (1.79%) Veritas