Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 248 243
Rank change year-on-year +28 -5 -25
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 16 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.30% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.41% 1.22% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 22
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £24,500 £32,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £43,250 £57,500 £57,350
England median annual salary £60,000 £51,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +16.50% -1.90% +2.94%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1133 1556 1692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.49% 23.78% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1219 1341
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +6.76%
10th Percentile £20,963 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in the East Midlands

Solaris
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Solaris in the East Midlands

Solaris
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in the East Midlands

Solaris
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +13 11 £32,500 -38.10% 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £39,250 -
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Unix
3 11 (68.75%) AIX
4 10 (62.50%) Oracle
5 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
6 7 (43.75%) IBM
6 7 (43.75%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (43.75%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (43.75%) Data Guard
6 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
7 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (31.25%) Windows
9 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (25.00%) SQL
9 4 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (18.75%) HPUX
10 3 (18.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (18.75%) SLA
10 3 (18.75%) OCP
10 3 (18.75%) OCA
10 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (18.75%) ITSM
11 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
11 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
11 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
11 2 (12.50%) CMDB
11 2 (12.50%) Subversion

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (12.50%) DB2
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) DBA
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (31.25%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Junior
3 3 (18.75%) Junior DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Junior Oracle DBA
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Unix Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Support
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Unix
3 11 (68.75%) AIX
4 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) HPUX
7 2 (12.50%) CentOS
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (12.50%) SUSE
7 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (18.75%) ITSM
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Software Audit
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (6.25%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) OCA
1 3 (18.75%) OCP
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Data Guard
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
3 7 (43.75%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Sun