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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
London / City of London
Rank 180 237 211
Rank change year-on-year +57 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 43 37 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 0.52% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.31% 2.17% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 41 29 73
Median salary £70,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.36% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £73,000 £79,050
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 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 1301 1704 2732
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 25.63% 24.05% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1187 1522 2370
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £77,500
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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in the City of London

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 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 City of London region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 63 (86.30%) Linux
2 51 (69.86%) Unix
3 43 (58.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (46.58%) Finance
5 32 (43.84%) Red Hat
6 28 (38.36%) Python
7 27 (36.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (36.99%) VMware
8 26 (35.62%) Oracle
9 24 (32.88%) Windows
10 23 (31.51%) Puppet
11 22 (30.14%) NAS
11 22 (30.14%) NetApp
12 21 (28.77%) Veritas
13 20 (27.40%) Perl
13 20 (27.40%) SAN
14 19 (26.03%) Banking
15 18 (24.66%) Configuration Management
16 17 (23.29%) Shell Script
17 14 (19.18%) EMC
17 14 (19.18%) NFS
18 12 (16.44%) Ansible
19 11 (15.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 11 (15.07%) DNS
19 11 (15.07%) RHCE
19 11 (15.07%) Java
19 11 (15.07%) AIX
20 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
20 10 (13.70%) Brocade
21 9 (12.33%) Sun

Solaris
Top Related 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 7 (9.59%) Apache
2 4 (5.48%) IIS
2 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.74%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.37%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.37%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.14%) NAS
2 20 (27.40%) SAN
3 11 (15.07%) DNS
4 9 (12.33%) DHCP
4 9 (12.33%) LDAP
5 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.48%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (5.48%) Firewall
7 3 (4.11%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.11%) SMTP
8 2 (2.74%) LAN
8 2 (2.74%) Multicast
8 2 (2.74%) Skype
8 2 (2.74%) SSL
8 2 (2.74%) WAN
9 1 (1.37%) FCoE
9 1 (1.37%) HTTP
9 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.37%) DB2
4 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.37%) HBase
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) Subversion
3 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (46.58%) Finance
2 19 (26.03%) Banking
3 6 (8.22%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Back Office
4 3 (4.11%) Front Office
5 2 (2.74%) Legal
6 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Unix Engineer
2 15 (20.55%) Administrator
3 13 (17.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (16.44%) Unix Administrator
5 11 (15.07%) Storage Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) Senior Unix Engineer
7 8 (10.96%) Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (6.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Senior Unix Administrator
9 5 (6.85%) Storage Specialist
9 5 (6.85%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) Middleware
2 6 (8.22%) XML
3 3 (4.11%) .NET
3 3 (4.11%) HTML
3 3 (4.11%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (4.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.74%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.74%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.74%) Rendezvous
4 2 (2.74%) YAML
5 1 (1.37%) LAMP
5 1 (1.37%) Murex MxML
5 1 (1.37%) STL
5 1 (1.37%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Clustering
2 5 (6.85%) Derivative
2 5 (6.85%) PKI
3 4 (5.48%) Replication
4 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.11%) DataPower
4 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.11%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.37%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (86.30%) Linux
2 51 (69.86%) Unix
3 43 (58.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (32.88%) Windows
5 11 (15.07%) AIX
6 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.11%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (4.11%) HPUX
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.37%) CentOS
8 1 (1.37%) Debian
8 1 (1.37%) Fedora
8 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.37%) NetWare
8 1 (1.37%) SUSE
8 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.99%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (24.66%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.96%) High Availability
3 8 (10.96%) Incident Management
4 7 (9.59%) Business Continuity
4 7 (9.59%) DevOps
5 6 (8.22%) Change Control
5 6 (8.22%) ITIL
6 5 (6.85%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.85%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (5.48%) Migration
8 3 (4.11%) Change Management
8 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.11%) Data Centre Operations
8 3 (4.11%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.11%) Release Management
8 3 (4.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.11%) Security Management
8 3 (4.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.36%) Python
2 20 (27.40%) Perl
3 17 (23.29%) Shell Script
4 11 (15.07%) Java
5 9 (12.33%) SQL
6 8 (10.96%) Bash Shell
6 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
7 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.85%) PHP
9 4 (5.48%) Korn
9 4 (5.48%) Ruby
10 3 (4.11%) C
10 3 (4.11%) C#
11 2 (2.74%) C++
11 2 (2.74%) VB
12 1 (1.37%) Groovy
12 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) RHCE
2 8 (10.96%) Degree
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.85%) MCSE
3 5 (6.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (6.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.11%) RHCSA
5 2 (2.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) PMO
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) NFS
2 11 (15.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
4 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
5 6 (8.22%) VMware ESX
6 5 (6.85%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (4.11%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (4.11%) vSphere
7 3 (4.11%) XenApp
8 2 (2.74%) Cronacle
8 2 (2.74%) Veritas File System
8 2 (2.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.37%) Docker
9 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.37%) Shibboleth
9 1 (1.37%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 23 (31.51%) Puppet
2 12 (16.44%) Ansible
3 6 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.85%) Nagios
5 4 (5.48%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (4.11%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.11%) Salt
7 2 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.74%) SCOM
7 2 (2.74%) WSUS
8 1 (1.37%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (1.37%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (1.37%) Simpana
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) Red Hat
2 27 (36.99%) VMware
3 26 (35.62%) Oracle
4 22 (30.14%) NetApp
5 21 (28.77%) Veritas
6 14 (19.18%) EMC
7 10 (13.70%) Brocade
8 9 (12.33%) Sun
9 8 (10.96%) HP
9 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
10 7 (9.59%) Sybase
11 6 (8.22%) Citrix
12 5 (6.85%) Cisco
13 4 (5.48%) BMC
13 4 (5.48%) Dell
13 4 (5.48%) IBM
13 4 (5.48%) Splunk
14 3 (4.11%) Nexenta
14 3 (4.11%) SaltStack
14 3 (4.11%) Software AG
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