The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / East of England
Rank 205 233 205
Rank change year-on-year +28 -28  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 37 42 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.62% 0.57% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.55% 2.25% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 49
Median salary £50,000 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +38.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,450 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.44% -  

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 East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1449 1868 2016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.11% 25.54% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1494 1668
Median salary £38,000 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.04% -11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Solaris
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Solaris in the East of England

Solaris
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in the East of England

Solaris
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +18 21 £58,750 +30.55% 2
Cambridgeshire +19 13 £41,500 -48.12% 2
Bedfordshire +11 2 £50,000 -11.11%
Essex +7 1 £38,500 -4.93%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 96 (88.07%) Linux
2 90 (82.57%) Oracle
3 89 (81.65%) Unix
4 51 (46.79%) WebLogic
5 50 (45.87%) Middleware
6 44 (40.37%) Oracle Database
7 39 (35.78%) DevOps
8 36 (33.03%) SOA
8 36 (33.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 35 (32.11%) Oracle Service Bus
9 35 (32.11%) Oracle Fusion
9 35 (32.11%) Business Activity Monitoring
10 32 (29.36%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (28.44%) Microsoft
11 31 (28.44%) Java
12 30 (27.52%) SQL
12 30 (27.52%) Oracle EBS
12 30 (27.52%) Oracle EBS R12
13 25 (22.94%) IBM
13 25 (22.94%) Performance Tuning
14 24 (22.02%) Shell Script
15 22 (20.18%) Finance
15 22 (20.18%) Load Balancing
16 21 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
16 21 (19.27%) ITIL
17 20 (18.35%) MySQL
18 19 (17.43%) J2EE
19 17 (15.60%) Perl
19 17 (15.60%) XML

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 51 (46.79%) WebLogic
2 36 (33.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 35 (32.11%) Oracle Service Bus
4 17 (15.60%) Apache
5 12 (11.01%) Tomcat
6 11 (10.09%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (3.67%) CMS
7 4 (3.67%) Confluence
7 4 (3.67%) MQSeries
7 4 (3.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.75%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.83%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.92%) JBoss
10 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (13.76%) MS Office
2 10 (9.17%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (27.52%) Oracle EBS
1 30 (27.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (13.76%) Magento
3 6 (5.50%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.67%) IaaS
2 4 (3.67%) PaaS
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.01%) FTP
1 12 (11.01%) Internet
2 8 (7.34%) SAN
3 7 (6.42%) HTTP
4 6 (5.50%) DHCP
4 6 (5.50%) DNS
5 5 (4.59%) VPN
6 4 (3.67%) Firewall
6 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.75%) IPv4
7 3 (2.75%) IPv6
7 3 (2.75%) LAN
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.92%) DMVPN
8 1 (0.92%) GPRS
8 1 (0.92%) LDAP
8 1 (0.92%) NAS
8 1 (0.92%) Network Security
8 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (40.37%) Oracle Database
2 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
3 20 (18.35%) MySQL
4 17 (15.60%) Oracle Database 12c
5 14 (12.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (8.26%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (3.67%) Jackrabbit
8 3 (2.75%) DB2
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.92%) DataStage
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Ant
1 7 (6.42%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.42%) Maven
1 7 (6.42%) Subversion
2 4 (3.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.67%) JIRA
2 4 (3.67%) JUnit
2 4 (3.67%) Log4j
2 4 (3.67%) Mockito
2 4 (3.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.75%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.75%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.75%) ClearQuest
3 3 (2.75%) FishEye
3 3 (2.75%) Gradle
3 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.75%) PROIV
3 3 (2.75%) SonarQube
3 3 (2.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (20.18%) Finance
2 14 (12.84%) Advertising
3 6 (5.50%) Banking
4 3 (2.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (34.86%) DBA
2 37 (33.94%) Oracle DBA
3 17 (15.60%) Analyst
4 15 (13.76%) Architect
5 13 (11.93%) Unix Support
6 12 (11.01%) Administrator
6 12 (11.01%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (11.01%) Support Analyst
7 11 (10.09%) Linux Support
7 11 (10.09%) Operational Support Analyst
7 11 (10.09%) Operations Analyst
7 11 (10.09%) Operations Support Analyst
7 11 (10.09%) SQL Analyst
7 11 (10.09%) SQL Support Analyst
7 11 (10.09%) Unix Analyst
7 11 (10.09%) Unix Support Analyst
8 8 (7.34%) Oracle Specialist
8 8 (7.34%) SOA Specialist
8 8 (7.34%) Support Specialist
9 7 (6.42%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (45.87%) Middleware
2 35 (32.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 19 (17.43%) J2EE
4 17 (15.60%) XML
5 16 (14.68%) REST
5 16 (14.68%) SOAP
5 16 (14.68%) Web Services
6 15 (13.76%) JDBC
7 11 (10.09%) XML Messaging
8 7 (6.42%) J2SE
9 6 (5.50%) JSON
10 5 (4.59%) JMS
10 5 (4.59%) XSD
10 5 (4.59%) XSLT
11 4 (3.67%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (3.67%) EJB
11 4 (3.67%) JSP
11 4 (3.67%) Spring
11 4 (3.67%) Spring Boot
11 4 (3.67%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.34%) Clustering
2 6 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.59%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.83%) Fintech
5 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 96 (88.07%) Linux
2 89 (81.65%) Unix
3 14 (12.84%) Windows
4 7 (6.42%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (4.59%) HPUX
6 4 (3.67%) AIX
6 4 (3.67%) OpenVMS
6 4 (3.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.92%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.78%) DevOps
2 36 (33.03%) SOA
3 35 (32.11%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 32 (29.36%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (22.94%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (20.18%) Load Balancing
7 21 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (19.27%) ITIL
8 17 (15.60%) High Availability
9 16 (14.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (11.01%) Problem Management
11 11 (10.09%) Data Integration
12 8 (7.34%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (7.34%) UML
13 7 (6.42%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (6.42%) Multithreading
13 7 (6.42%) OO
13 7 (6.42%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (6.42%) OWASP
13 7 (6.42%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.44%) Java
2 30 (27.52%) SQL
3 24 (22.02%) Shell Script
4 17 (15.60%) Bash Shell
4 17 (15.60%) Perl
5 11 (10.09%) PHP
6 6 (5.50%) AWK
6 6 (5.50%) C-shell
6 6 (5.50%) Python
7 5 (4.59%) Jython
8 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.83%) Korn
9 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (0.92%) CCNA
1 1 (0.92%) CCNP
1 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (0.92%) Degree
1 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (15.60%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (3.67%) vSphere
4 3 (2.75%) Samba
5 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.92%) iptables
6 1 (0.92%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.92%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (12.84%) Data Guard
2 13 (11.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (9.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (5.50%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 90 (82.57%) Oracle
2 31 (28.44%) Microsoft
3 25 (22.94%) IBM
4 14 (12.84%) Sun
5 7 (6.42%) VMware
6 6 (5.50%) NetApp
7 5 (4.59%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.67%) ATG
8 4 (3.67%) Blue Martini
8 4 (3.67%) Cisco
8 4 (3.67%) Talend
9 3 (2.75%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.75%) Sonatype
10 2 (1.83%) Teradata
11 1 (0.92%) CA
11 1 (0.92%) EMC
11 1 (0.92%) Fiorano
11 1 (0.92%) HP
11 1 (0.92%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.92%) TIBCO
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