The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dunstable 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
Bedfordshire / Dunstable
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 5 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 18 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dunstable 20.00% 38.30% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 66.67% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 6
Median salary £55,000 £59,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.17% +31.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,750 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,875 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,250 £47,000
% change year-on-year -0.52% +0.53%  

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 Dunstable with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Dunstable
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 30 27 16
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dunstable 33.33% 57.45% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 63 75 40
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,550 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Dunstable

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dunstable.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Dunstable

Solaris
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

Salary trend for Solaris in Dunstable

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Dunstable

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Dunstable over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 29 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 Dunstable region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 16 (84.21%) Oracle
1 16 (84.21%) Unix
2 14 (73.68%) Citrix
2 14 (73.68%) Data Security
3 13 (68.42%) Windows
4 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 9 (47.37%) Presales
4 9 (47.37%) Banking
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) VMware
6 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
6 5 (26.32%) Firewall
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) Task Automation
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
8 3 (15.79%) EMC
8 3 (15.79%) SLA
8 3 (15.79%) SAN
8 3 (15.79%) Symmetrix
8 3 (15.79%) EMC VNX
8 3 (15.79%) Product Management
9 1 (5.26%) PKI
9 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
9 1 (5.26%) SSH
9 1 (5.26%) Bourne shell
9 1 (5.26%) C-shell

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dunstable 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Architect
1 14 (73.68%) Unix Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Administrator
2 8 (42.11%) Unix Administrator
2 8 (42.11%) Unix Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) Citrix Architect
5 5 (26.32%) Technical Architect
6 4 (21.05%) Citrix Technical Architect
7 3 (15.79%) Backup Specialist
7 3 (15.79%) Storage and Backup Specialist
7 3 (15.79%) Storage Specialist
8 2 (10.53%) Solaris Administrator
9 1 (5.26%) Junior Unix Engineer
9 1 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
9 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
9 1 (5.26%) Oracle Technical Architect
9 1 (5.26%) Solaris Engineer
9 1 (5.26%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) EMC VNX
1 3 (15.79%) Symmetrix
2 1 (5.26%) Fintech
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Unix
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Data Security
2 9 (47.37%) Presales
3 5 (26.32%) Task Automation
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (15.79%) Product Management
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Bourne shell
1 1 (5.26%) C-shell
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Oracle
2 14 (73.68%) Citrix
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.79%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) BMC
7 1 (5.26%) Thales
7 1 (5.26%) VocaLink