Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 715 670 577
Rank change year-on-year -45 -93 -109
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 312 496 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.11% 1.44% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 169 388 489
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% -8.33% +16.50%
10th Percentile £35,957 £37,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% -8.33% +17.65%

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 28,109 34,531 41,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.80% 23.27% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22,662 27,918 33,719
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019. 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 -90 110 £73,750 +13.46% 10
South East +39 85 £52,500 -9.48% 7
South West +4 40 £52,500 +23.53% 9
Midlands +44 37 £38,632 -3.42% 6
West Midlands +49 33 £35,000 -12.50% 4
North of England +21 30 £49,482 -10.03% 11
North West +28 17 £49,482 -1.04% 8
North East - 7 £48,491 - 1
East of England +67 6 £40,000 - 6
Yorkshire +11 6 £70,000 +27.27% 2
East Midlands +11 4 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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.

1 220 (70.51%) Linux
2 216 (69.23%) Unix
3 152 (48.72%) Oracle
4 126 (40.38%) Finance
5 118 (37.82%) Windows
6 90 (28.85%) SLA
6 90 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (28.53%) Active Directory
8 88 (28.21%) Microsoft
9 87 (27.88%) ITIL
10 86 (27.56%) Degree
11 81 (25.96%) Red Hat
11 81 (25.96%) Information Security
12 71 (22.76%) Firmware
13 69 (22.12%) Ticket Management
14 65 (20.83%) SQL
15 64 (20.51%) Management Information System
15 64 (20.51%) ServiceNow
16 62 (19.87%) Shell Script
17 59 (18.91%) Bash Shell
18 58 (18.59%) CentOS
19 56 (17.95%) SQL Server
20 51 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
20 51 (16.35%) Azure
21 50 (16.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 50 (16.03%) Oracle Database
21 50 (16.03%) DNS
22 49 (15.71%) MCP
23 48 (15.38%) Python
23 48 (15.38%) High Availability

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 24 (7.69%) Apache
2 14 (4.49%) IIS
3 13 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 12 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 10 (3.21%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.56%) Confluence
7 5 (1.60%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.60%) JBoss
8 3 (0.96%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.96%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.96%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.64%) JCAPS
9 2 (0.64%) nginx
10 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 51 (16.35%) Azure
2 39 (12.50%) AWS
3 19 (6.09%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.60%) SaaS
4 5 (1.60%) Serverless
5 4 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (1.28%) Azure Functions
5 4 (1.28%) GitHub
5 4 (1.28%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.28%) PaaS
6 2 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.64%) IaaS
6 2 (0.64%) NuGet
6 2 (0.64%) Office 365
7 1 (0.32%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 50 (16.03%) DNS
2 46 (14.74%) DHCP
3 35 (11.22%) DMZ
4 34 (10.90%) Firewall
5 33 (10.58%) SAN
6 30 (9.62%) TCP/IP
7 22 (7.05%) BGP
7 22 (7.05%) MPLS
7 22 (7.05%) OSPF
8 19 (6.09%) Fibre Channel
8 19 (6.09%) Wireless
9 16 (5.13%) VPN
10 15 (4.81%) HTTP
11 14 (4.49%) Internet
11 14 (4.49%) Multicast
12 13 (4.17%) LAN
12 13 (4.17%) SMTP
12 13 (4.17%) WAN
13 12 (3.85%) RSVP
14 10 (3.21%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 50 (16.03%) Oracle Database
3 25 (8.01%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (7.69%) Big Data
5 23 (7.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (7.37%) SQL Server 2017
5 23 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (6.73%) Relational Database
7 18 (5.77%) Oracle Database 12c
8 16 (5.13%) MySQL
9 13 (4.17%) RDBMS
10 12 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (3.53%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.28%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.28%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.28%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.85%) Subversion
4 8 (2.56%) JIRA
5 7 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (1.60%) Gradle
6 5 (1.60%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.28%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.28%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.96%) Maven
9 2 (0.64%) EasyMock
9 2 (0.64%) JUnit
9 2 (0.64%) MSI
10 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.32%) Cobertura
10 1 (0.32%) Hudson
10 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 126 (40.38%) Finance
2 32 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 27 (8.65%) Public Sector
4 26 (8.33%) Banking
5 21 (6.73%) Electronics
5 21 (6.73%) Manufacturing
5 21 (6.73%) Marketing
6 15 (4.81%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.28%) Automotive
7 4 (1.28%) Back Office
7 4 (1.28%) Front Office
8 3 (0.96%) German Language
8 3 (0.96%) Retail
9 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.64%) Law
9 2 (0.64%) Military
10 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (22.44%) Administrator
2 51 (16.35%) Unix Engineer
3 43 (13.78%) Support Engineer
4 42 (13.46%) Linux Engineer
5 39 (12.50%) DBA
6 37 (11.86%) Systems Administrator
7 32 (10.26%) Operations Support Engineer
8 23 (7.37%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 19 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
10 18 (5.77%) Wintel Engineer
11 17 (5.45%) Oracle DBA
12 16 (5.13%) Solaris Engineer
12 16 (5.13%) Unix Administrator
12 16 (5.13%) Unix Systems Engineer
13 15 (4.81%) Linux Administrator
13 15 (4.81%) Senior DBA
14 14 (4.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 14 (4.49%) Wintel Support
14 14 (4.49%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.86%) LDAP
2 24 (7.69%) Kafka
3 13 (4.17%) J2EE
4 12 (3.85%) XML
4 12 (3.85%) XSD
4 12 (3.85%) XSLT
5 11 (3.53%) LAMP
6 10 (3.21%) 802.1X
7 8 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
7 8 (2.56%) Middleware
8 6 (1.92%) Web Services
9 5 (1.60%) .NET
10 2 (0.64%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.64%) Murex MxML
10 2 (0.64%) Spring
10 2 (0.64%) Swing
11 1 (0.32%) .NET Core
11 1 (0.32%) boto
11 1 (0.32%) OpenID
11 1 (0.32%) OpenJDK
Miscellaneous
1 64 (20.51%) Management Information System
2 39 (12.50%) Clustering
3 30 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.81%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 13 (4.17%) Replication
6 10 (3.21%) IPTV
6 10 (3.21%) MPEG
6 10 (3.21%) Video\Live Streaming
7 8 (2.56%) CCTV
7 8 (2.56%) PKI
7 8 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.56%) User Experience
8 7 (2.24%) Eurex
9 5 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.28%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.28%) Wiki
11 3 (0.96%) iSeries
11 3 (0.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 220 (70.51%) Linux
2 216 (69.23%) Unix
3 118 (37.82%) Windows
4 58 (18.59%) CentOS
5 50 (16.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (8.65%) Ubuntu
6 27 (8.65%) Windows Server
7 23 (7.37%) SUSE
8 16 (5.13%) AIX
9 13 (4.17%) HPUX
10 5 (1.60%) Debian
10 5 (1.60%) Fedora
10 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.28%) IRIX
12 2 (0.64%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.32%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (27.88%) ITIL
3 81 (25.96%) Information Security
4 69 (22.12%) Ticket Management
5 48 (15.38%) High Availability
6 40 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (12.18%) Patch Management
8 32 (10.26%) Security Hardening
9 27 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (8.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (8.01%) Performance Tuning
11 23 (7.37%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (7.37%) GitOps
11 23 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 22 (7.05%) Business Continuity
12 22 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (6.73%) Digital Marketing
13 21 (6.73%) Programme Management
14 20 (6.41%) Change Management
15 19 (6.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (20.83%) SQL
2 62 (19.87%) Shell Script
3 59 (18.91%) Bash Shell
4 48 (15.38%) Python
5 44 (14.10%) Korn
6 43 (13.78%) C
7 41 (13.14%) PowerShell
8 40 (12.82%) Perl
9 20 (6.41%) Bourne shell
10 13 (4.17%) C-shell
10 13 (4.17%) Java
11 8 (2.56%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.24%) AWK
13 5 (1.60%) C++
13 5 (1.60%) PHP
13 5 (1.60%) Ruby
13 5 (1.60%) Scala
14 2 (0.64%) PHP 5
14 2 (0.64%) PHP 7
15 1 (0.32%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 86 (27.56%) Degree
2 51 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (15.71%) MCP
4 36 (11.54%) RHCE
5 28 (8.97%) Security Cleared
6 23 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (7.37%) SC Cleared
7 16 (5.13%) Oracle Certification
8 13 (4.17%) CCNA
9 12 (3.85%) CCNP
10 10 (3.21%) CCDP
11 8 (2.56%) HNC
11 8 (2.56%) HND
11 8 (2.56%) JNCIA
11 8 (2.56%) OCA
11 8 (2.56%) Sun Certification
12 7 (2.24%) OCP
13 5 (1.60%) MCSE
13 5 (1.60%) RHCSA
14 4 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (28.85%) SLA
2 15 (4.81%) GDPR
3 6 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 89 (28.53%) Active Directory
2 71 (22.76%) Firmware
3 35 (11.22%) NFS
4 32 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (4.81%) GlusterFS
7 12 (3.85%) Docker
7 12 (3.85%) DRBD
7 12 (3.85%) Hyper-V
8 7 (2.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (1.92%) Sendmail
9 6 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.60%) KVM
10 5 (1.60%) Xen
11 4 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 4 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.96%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (12.82%) Ansible
2 24 (7.69%) Data Guard
3 21 (6.73%) Nagios
3 21 (6.73%) Puppet
4 14 (4.49%) Oracle ZFS
5 12 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
6 11 (3.53%) ZABBIX
7 10 (3.21%) Galera Cluster
8 9 (2.88%) Terraform
9 8 (2.56%) Kubernetes
10 7 (2.24%) NetBackup
10 7 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (2.24%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (2.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 6 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (1.92%) WSUS
12 5 (1.60%) HAProxy
12 5 (1.60%) SCOM
12 5 (1.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 152 (48.72%) Oracle
2 88 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 81 (25.96%) Red Hat
4 64 (20.51%) ServiceNow
5 46 (14.74%) VMware
6 42 (13.46%) Splunk
7 30 (9.62%) Sun
8 28 (8.97%) Cisco
9 22 (7.05%) SAP
10 18 (5.77%) Sybase
11 17 (5.45%) HP
12 14 (4.49%) Citrix
13 12 (3.85%) Juniper
13 12 (3.85%) Veritas
14 10 (3.21%) Brocade
14 10 (3.21%) Extreme Networks
14 10 (3.21%) Nokia
14 10 (3.21%) Percona
15 9 (2.88%) Fujitsu
16 8 (2.56%) Netezza