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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 214 238
Rank change year-on-year +28 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 41 41 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 0.64% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.05% 2.38% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 60
Median salary £62,500 £72,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.79% +23.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £34,450 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £86,750 £85,000
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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1346 1726 2416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.19% 27.09% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1182 1568 2111
Median salary £52,500 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in the City of London

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 City of London region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 76 (88.37%) Linux
2 68 (79.07%) Unix
3 42 (48.84%) Finance
3 42 (48.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (47.67%) Puppet
5 36 (41.86%) Python
6 34 (39.53%) Red Hat
7 26 (30.23%) Windows
8 25 (29.07%) VMware
8 25 (29.07%) Banking
9 24 (27.91%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (24.42%) SAN
10 21 (24.42%) NetApp
10 21 (24.42%) Configuration Management
10 21 (24.42%) Oracle
10 21 (24.42%) NAS
11 19 (22.09%) Ansible
12 18 (20.93%) Perl
13 15 (17.44%) NFS
14 14 (16.28%) Investment Banking
14 14 (16.28%) TCP/IP
14 14 (16.28%) DNS
14 14 (16.28%) Java
14 14 (16.28%) Veritas
14 14 (16.28%) Shell Script
15 13 (15.12%) LDAP
15 13 (15.12%) DevOps
16 12 (13.95%) Apache
16 12 (13.95%) AIX
16 12 (13.95%) DHCP

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 12 (13.95%) Apache
2 7 (8.14%) IIS
3 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.65%) Apache TomEE
5 4 (4.65%) JBoss
6 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.33%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.33%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.16%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Joyent
2 1 (1.16%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.42%) NAS
1 21 (24.42%) SAN
2 14 (16.28%) DNS
2 14 (16.28%) TCP/IP
3 13 (15.12%) LDAP
4 12 (13.95%) DHCP
5 8 (9.30%) HTTP
5 8 (9.30%) iSCSI
6 7 (8.14%) FTP
6 7 (8.14%) VLAN
7 5 (5.81%) Firewall
8 4 (4.65%) Internet
9 3 (3.49%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.49%) SMTP
10 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.33%) Skype
10 2 (2.33%) SSL
11 1 (1.16%) Cisco Wireless
11 1 (1.16%) VPN
11 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.49%) Subversion
3 2 (2.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
General
1 42 (48.84%) Finance
2 25 (29.07%) Banking
3 14 (16.28%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.65%) Front Office
5 3 (3.49%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Unix Engineer
2 19 (22.09%) Administrator
3 16 (18.60%) Unix Administrator
4 15 (17.44%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 13 (15.12%) Analyst
5 13 (15.12%) Storage Engineer
6 12 (13.95%) Solaris Engineer
7 11 (12.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (10.47%) Support Analyst
10 8 (9.30%) SAN Engineer
10 8 (9.30%) SAN Storage Engineer
10 8 (9.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (9.30%) Support Engineer
11 6 (6.98%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (5.81%) AIX Engineer
12 5 (5.81%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 5 (5.81%) Senior Unix Administrator
12 5 (5.81%) Systems Engineer
13 4 (4.65%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) .NET
2 6 (6.98%) HTML
2 6 (6.98%) JSP
3 5 (5.81%) Java EE
3 5 (5.81%) Middleware
4 4 (4.65%) CGI
4 4 (4.65%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (4.65%) XML
5 3 (3.49%) J2EE
6 2 (2.33%) Regular Expression
6 2 (2.33%) YAML
7 1 (1.16%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.16%) LAMP
7 1 (1.16%) Rendezvous
7 1 (1.16%) STL
7 1 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Clustering
2 6 (6.98%) PKI
3 5 (5.81%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.65%) Derivative
5 3 (3.49%) EMC VNX
5 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.49%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.49%) Replication
6 2 (2.33%) Celerra
6 2 (2.33%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.33%) Fedwire
6 2 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.33%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.33%) Wiki
7 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.16%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (88.37%) Linux
2 68 (79.07%) Unix
3 42 (48.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (30.23%) Windows
5 12 (13.95%) AIX
6 9 (10.47%) CentOS
7 6 (6.98%) Windows Server
8 5 (5.81%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (2.33%) Debian
9 2 (2.33%) HPUX
9 2 (2.33%) SmartOS
9 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.16%) Fedora
10 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.16%) NetWare
10 1 (1.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (24.42%) Configuration Management
3 13 (15.12%) DevOps
4 8 (9.30%) Service Delivery
5 7 (8.14%) Task Automation
6 5 (5.81%) Business Continuity
6 5 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.81%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (5.81%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.81%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (4.65%) ITIL
7 4 (4.65%) Service Management
7 4 (4.65%) Time Management
8 3 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.49%) Data Centre Operations
8 3 (3.49%) High Availability
8 3 (3.49%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.49%) Project Management
8 3 (3.49%) Release Management
8 3 (3.49%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.86%) Python
2 18 (20.93%) Perl
3 14 (16.28%) Java
3 14 (16.28%) Shell Script
4 11 (12.79%) PowerShell
5 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.47%) PHP
6 9 (10.47%) SQL
7 5 (5.81%) Ruby
7 5 (5.81%) VB
8 4 (4.65%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.49%) C
9 3 (3.49%) C#
9 3 (3.49%) Korn
10 2 (2.33%) C++
11 1 (1.16%) Groovy
11 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) RHCE
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.81%) Degree
4 4 (4.65%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.49%) MCSE
6 2 (2.33%) MCSA
6 2 (2.33%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.16%) CCNA
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.16%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (1.16%) LPIC
7 1 (1.16%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) PMO
2 2 (2.33%) SEPA
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (17.44%) NFS
2 10 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.47%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.47%) Hyper-V
3 9 (10.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (8.14%) XenServer
5 5 (5.81%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (5.81%) vSphere
6 4 (4.65%) XenApp
7 3 (3.49%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.33%) Cronacle
8 2 (2.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (2.33%) Veritas File System
8 2 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.16%) pfSense
9 1 (1.16%) Shibboleth
9 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (47.67%) Puppet
2 19 (22.09%) Ansible
3 7 (8.14%) Oracle ZFS
4 5 (5.81%) Nagios
4 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.65%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (4.65%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (3.49%) Salt
7 2 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (2.33%) SCOM
7 2 (2.33%) SnapMirror
7 2 (2.33%) SnapVault
7 2 (2.33%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.33%) WSUS
8 1 (1.16%) Nessus
8 1 (1.16%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (39.53%) Red Hat
2 25 (29.07%) VMware
3 21 (24.42%) NetApp
3 21 (24.42%) Oracle
4 14 (16.28%) Veritas
5 10 (11.63%) Citrix
5 10 (11.63%) Sun
6 9 (10.47%) EMC
6 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
6 9 (10.47%) SaltStack
7 8 (9.30%) Splunk
8 7 (8.14%) HP
9 6 (6.98%) Brocade
10 5 (5.81%) Cisco
10 5 (5.81%) Nexenta
11 4 (4.65%) Remedy
11 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow
12 3 (3.49%) Sybase
13 2 (2.33%) Dell
13 2 (2.33%) Murex
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago