Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 655 526 465
Rank change year-on-year -129 -61 -89
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 502 855 1,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.52% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.43% 2.08% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 372 565 844
England median annual salary £55,000 £59,000 £51,820
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.78% +13.86% -1.30%
10th Percentile £37,050 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £88,625 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 35,228 41,167 44,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.96% 25.02% 25.02%
Number of salaries quoted 28,615 33,354 38,531
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in England

Solaris
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Solaris in England

Solaris
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Solaris in England

Solaris
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the England region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
London -101 282 £62,500 - 28
South East -45 86 £60,000 +23.71% 4
North of England -4 50 £47,500 +11.76% 8
East of England -7 38 £47,500 -17.39% 5
North West +20 37 £50,000 +12.36% 4
South West -1 26 £42,500 +10.39% 10
Midlands +14 19 £42,500 +2.41% 4
West Midlands +35 16 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Yorkshire 0 9 £47,500 +15.15% 4
North East -11 4 £34,250 -47.31%
East Midlands -22 3 £36,250 -6.45% 1
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 413 (82.27%) Linux
2 334 (66.53%) Unix
3 265 (52.79%) Oracle
4 227 (45.22%) Windows
5 190 (37.85%) SQL
6 182 (36.25%) Red Hat
6 182 (36.25%) Finance
7 144 (28.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 124 (24.70%) Python
9 123 (24.50%) AIX
10 121 (24.10%) Java
11 114 (22.71%) SQL Server
12 95 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
13 92 (18.33%) Oracle Database
13 92 (18.33%) Banking
14 91 (18.13%) VMware
15 89 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
16 87 (17.33%) Shell Script
17 84 (16.73%) HPUX
18 83 (16.53%) Perl
18 83 (16.53%) Project Management
19 79 (15.74%) DNS
19 79 (15.74%) Windows Server
20 73 (14.54%) Middleware
21 72 (14.34%) Bash Shell
21 72 (14.34%) Puppet
22 70 (13.94%) Microsoft
23 69 (13.75%) XML
23 69 (13.75%) Firewall
24 66 (13.15%) ITIL

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 41 (8.17%) WebLogic
2 39 (7.77%) Apache
3 29 (5.78%) JBoss
3 29 (5.78%) Tomcat
4 27 (5.38%) IIS
5 25 (4.98%) OpenStack
6 23 (4.58%) SAS
6 23 (4.58%) WebSphere
7 19 (3.78%) nginx
8 18 (3.59%) MQSeries
9 14 (2.79%) Oracle Application Server
10 12 (2.39%) Confluence
11 11 (2.19%) CMS
12 10 (1.99%) MS Exchange
12 10 (1.99%) WordPress
13 7 (1.39%) CloudStack
13 7 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (1.39%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.80%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (2.19%) Documaker
3 5 (1.00%) Global One
4 3 (0.60%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 2 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.40%) Kondor
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.20%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.20%) Magento
6 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 95 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (11.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (9.76%) IaaS
4 46 (9.16%) SaaS
5 17 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (2.99%) GitHub
7 13 (2.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 12 (2.39%) DigitalOcean
9 10 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (1.99%) CloudFront
10 9 (1.79%) PaaS
11 7 (1.39%) Office 365
12 5 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.60%) Serverless
14 2 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 79 (15.74%) DNS
2 69 (13.75%) Firewall
3 64 (12.75%) TCP/IP
4 45 (8.96%) Internet
5 43 (8.57%) SAN
6 30 (5.98%) LAN
7 29 (5.78%) WAN
8 28 (5.58%) IPsec
9 27 (5.38%) DHCP
9 27 (5.38%) Intrusion Detection
10 26 (5.18%) VPN
11 24 (4.78%) HTTP
12 21 (4.18%) Network Security
12 21 (4.18%) SMTP
13 17 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (2.79%) NAS
15 13 (2.59%) BIG-IP
15 13 (2.59%) SNMP
16 12 (2.39%) SSH
16 12 (2.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (22.71%) SQL Server
2 92 (18.33%) Oracle Database
3 46 (9.16%) Relational Database
4 41 (8.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 38 (7.57%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (6.37%) Oracle Database 12c
7 30 (5.98%) Big Data
7 30 (5.98%) MySQL
8 23 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (4.38%) DB2
10 20 (3.98%) MongoDB
11 19 (3.78%) Oracle Database 10g
12 18 (3.59%) RDBMS
13 17 (3.39%) Base SAS
13 17 (3.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 16 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
16 11 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (8.17%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.38%) Jenkins
3 25 (4.98%) Maven
4 20 (3.98%) JIRA
5 18 (3.59%) Eclipse
6 11 (2.19%) Gerrit
6 11 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (1.99%) PEAR
7 10 (1.99%) ProC
8 9 (1.79%) Ant
8 9 (1.79%) Toad
9 8 (1.59%) Subversion
10 6 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.60%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.40%) GitLab
12 2 (0.40%) JIRA Agile
13 1 (0.20%) Hudson
13 1 (0.20%) JUnit
13 1 (0.20%) Mockito
13 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 182 (36.25%) Finance
2 92 (18.33%) Banking
3 25 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.79%) Back Office
5 12 (2.39%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.19%) Publishing
7 10 (1.99%) Law
8 9 (1.79%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.59%) Electronics
9 8 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.59%) Marketing
10 7 (1.39%) Front Office
11 4 (0.80%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.60%) Military
12 3 (0.60%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.60%) Retail
13 1 (0.20%) Billing
13 1 (0.20%) Games
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (19.32%) Administrator
2 61 (12.15%) Analyst
3 56 (11.16%) Linux Administrator
4 50 (9.96%) Developer
5 44 (8.76%) Systems Administrator
5 44 (8.76%) Unix Administrator
6 43 (8.57%) Applications Support
7 38 (7.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 35 (6.97%) DBA
8 35 (6.97%) Oracle DBA
8 35 (6.97%) Support Analyst
9 34 (6.77%) Applications Support Analyst
9 34 (6.77%) Support Engineer
10 33 (6.57%) Architect
11 32 (6.37%) Linux Engineer
12 27 (5.38%) Consultant
13 25 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 25 (4.98%) Unix Engineer
14 22 (4.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
15 21 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (14.54%) Middleware
2 69 (13.75%) XML
3 64 (12.75%) Web Services
4 55 (10.96%) HTML
5 53 (10.56%) LDAP
6 50 (9.96%) .NET
7 25 (4.98%) JSON
8 24 (4.78%) SOAP
9 23 (4.58%) JSP
10 22 (4.38%) FIX Protocol
10 22 (4.38%) J2EE
10 22 (4.38%) Regular Expression
11 18 (3.59%) RESTful
11 18 (3.59%) XSD
12 17 (3.39%) JAXB
12 17 (3.39%) JPA
12 17 (3.39%) SAX
12 17 (3.39%) XSL
13 15 (2.99%) SailPoint
14 14 (2.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.76%) Management Information System
2 37 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.37%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.78%) Clustering
4 24 (4.78%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 23 (4.58%) Fintech
6 22 (4.38%) Credit Risk
6 22 (4.38%) Market Risk
7 21 (4.18%) PKI
8 15 (2.99%) CMDB
8 15 (2.99%) Private Cloud
9 13 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (2.59%) SWIFT
10 12 (2.39%) Equities
10 12 (2.39%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.99%) Eurex
11 10 (1.99%) PMI
12 9 (1.79%) HACMP
13 8 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 413 (82.27%) Linux
2 334 (66.53%) Unix
3 227 (45.22%) Windows
4 144 (28.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 123 (24.50%) AIX
6 84 (16.73%) HPUX
7 79 (15.74%) Windows Server
8 57 (11.35%) CentOS
9 36 (7.17%) Ubuntu
10 32 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (5.38%) Mac OS X
12 26 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (3.59%) SUSE
14 15 (2.99%) Android
15 14 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (2.19%) Debian
17 9 (1.79%) Windows NT
18 8 (1.59%) FreeBSD
18 8 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
19 7 (1.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (16.53%) Project Management
3 66 (13.15%) ITIL
4 56 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (10.16%) Change Management
6 50 (9.96%) Configuration Management
7 38 (7.57%) Performance Tuning
8 37 (7.37%) Capacity Planning
9 36 (7.17%) High Availability
10 35 (6.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 33 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (6.37%) DevOps
12 32 (6.37%) Performance Monitoring
12 32 (6.37%) SDLC
12 32 (6.37%) Technical Architecture
13 27 (5.38%) Analytics
13 27 (5.38%) Cybersecurity
13 27 (5.38%) Root Cause Analysis
14 26 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (4.98%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 190 (37.85%) SQL
2 124 (24.70%) Python
3 121 (24.10%) Java
4 87 (17.33%) Shell Script
5 83 (16.53%) Perl
6 72 (14.34%) Bash Shell
7 57 (11.35%) PL/SQL
8 37 (7.37%) C++
9 31 (6.18%) C#
9 31 (6.18%) PowerShell
10 30 (5.98%) Korn
11 27 (5.38%) JavaScript
12 25 (4.98%) Ruby
13 22 (4.38%) PHP
14 18 (3.59%) AWK
15 15 (2.99%) C
16 14 (2.79%) Bourne shell
17 11 (2.19%) C-shell
18 10 (1.99%) R
18 10 (1.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (11.35%) Degree
2 22 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.78%) Oracle Certification
4 16 (3.19%) RHCE
5 12 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (2.39%) PMI Certification
5 12 (2.39%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.79%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.59%) HNC
7 8 (1.59%) HND
8 7 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.39%) CISSP
8 7 (1.39%) Sun Certification
8 7 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.20%) CCNA
9 6 (1.20%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.20%) OCA
9 6 (1.20%) RHCSA
9 6 (1.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.57%) SLA
2 22 (4.38%) Data Quality
3 19 (3.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (3.39%) FISMA
5 6 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.20%) QA
6 4 (0.80%) PMO
7 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.20%) GDPR
8 1 (0.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 62 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (9.16%) Active Directory
3 39 (7.77%) Oracle RAC
4 34 (6.77%) Docker
5 33 (6.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 18 (3.59%) Hyper-V
7 16 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (2.79%) KVM
9 13 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (2.19%) Samba
10 11 (2.19%) VirtualBox
11 9 (1.79%) GPFS
11 9 (1.79%) NFS
12 8 (1.59%) vSphere
12 8 (1.59%) Xen
13 7 (1.39%) XenApp
14 6 (1.20%) LXC
14 6 (1.20%) SRDF
15 5 (1.00%) PowerHA
15 5 (1.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 72 (14.34%) Puppet
2 54 (10.76%) Ansible
3 38 (7.57%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (7.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 30 (5.98%) Control-M
5 30 (5.98%) Data Guard
5 30 (5.98%) Oracle RMAN
6 23 (4.58%) Oracle ZFS
7 21 (4.18%) NetBackup
8 20 (3.98%) Nagios
9 15 (2.99%) EMC NetWorker
9 15 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
10 14 (2.79%) SCOM
11 12 (2.39%) Unicenter
12 11 (2.19%) Rancher
12 11 (2.19%) Sysdig
12 11 (2.19%) vRealize
13 10 (1.99%) McAfee ePO
13 10 (1.99%) Red Hat Satellite
13 10 (1.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 265 (52.79%) Oracle
2 182 (36.25%) Red Hat
3 91 (18.13%) VMware
4 70 (13.94%) Microsoft
5 64 (12.75%) HP
6 52 (10.36%) Cisco
7 46 (9.16%) EMC
8 38 (7.57%) NetApp
9 32 (6.37%) IBM
9 32 (6.37%) Splunk
10 30 (5.98%) McAfee
10 30 (5.98%) Sybase
11 26 (5.18%) BMC
11 26 (5.18%) Symantec
12 25 (4.98%) Sun
12 25 (4.98%) Veritas
13 22 (4.38%) Google
14 21 (4.18%) New Relic
15 20 (3.98%) Intel
15 20 (3.98%) Rakuten