Period
to 18 June 2021

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 18 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 816 657 832
Rank change year-on-year -159 +175 -177
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 94 179 250
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.55% 1.12% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 56 108 213
10th Percentile £38,299 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,563 £42,500 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,625 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 16,939 16,049 30,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.57% 21.19% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12,782 13,255 24,658
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +3.26%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in England

Solaris
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Solaris in England.

Salary trend for Solaris in England

Solaris
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Solaris in England over the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

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 18 June 2021. 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 -63 38 £77,500 +10.71% 9
South East -48 24 £70,000 +16.67% 3
North of England -38 21 £46,500 +3.33% 4
North West -26 10 £46,500 +9.41%
Yorkshire -43 10 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Midlands -39 8 £47,500 -29.63% 4
East Midlands -20 6 £50,000 - 1
South West -83 3 £22,500 -51.09% 3
West Midlands -53 2 £40,500 -40.00% 3
North East -12 1 £41,500 +13.70%
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2021, 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 76 (80.85%) Linux
2 58 (61.70%) Unix
3 55 (58.51%) SQL
4 54 (57.45%) Oracle
5 38 (40.43%) Windows
6 34 (36.17%) Perl
6 34 (36.17%) Bash Shell
7 30 (31.91%) Performance Tuning
8 29 (30.85%) Red Hat
9 28 (29.79%) Banking
10 25 (26.60%) PowerShell
11 24 (25.53%) Microsoft
11 24 (25.53%) Finance
11 24 (25.53%) Oracle Database
12 23 (24.47%) SQL Server
12 23 (24.47%) Python
13 21 (22.34%) PL/SQL
13 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (22.34%) Social Skills
14 20 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (21.28%) Java
14 20 (21.28%) Active Directory
14 20 (21.28%) Shell Script
15 19 (20.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (19.15%) VMware
17 17 (18.09%) AWS
17 17 (18.09%) AIX
18 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
18 16 (17.02%) Investment Banking

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 15 (15.96%) WebLogic
2 11 (11.70%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (10.64%) JBoss
4 5 (5.32%) IIS
5 4 (4.26%) Apache
6 3 (3.19%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.19%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.13%) nginx
8 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.06%) SAS
8 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) BASE24
1 1 (1.06%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.09%) AWS
2 9 (9.57%) Azure
3 5 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.26%) GCP
4 4 (4.26%) IaaS
4 4 (4.26%) PaaS
5 2 (2.13%) SaaS
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (1.06%) npm
6 1 (1.06%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) FIX Connectivity
1 12 (12.77%) SAN
2 11 (11.70%) DNS
3 7 (7.45%) DHCP
4 6 (6.38%) NAS
4 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.32%) Firewall
5 5 (5.32%) SSL
6 3 (3.19%) DMZ
6 3 (3.19%) Internet
7 2 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (2.13%) IPv4
7 2 (2.13%) IPv6
7 2 (2.13%) Network Security
7 2 (2.13%) VPN
7 2 (2.13%) X.509
8 1 (1.06%) HTTP
8 1 (1.06%) Skype
8 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.53%) Oracle Database
2 23 (24.47%) SQL Server
3 11 (11.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (11.70%) Relational Database
4 10 (10.64%) RDBMS
5 6 (6.38%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.13%) MariaDB
8 2 (2.13%) MySQL
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.06%) Big Data
9 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Jenkins
1 11 (11.70%) Toad
2 9 (9.57%) JIRA
3 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.19%) Subversion
4 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.13%) GDB
5 2 (2.13%) MSI
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.06%) Ant
6 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.06%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.06%) Maven
6 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.06%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 28 (29.79%) Banking
2 24 (25.53%) Finance
3 21 (22.34%) Social Skills
4 16 (17.02%) Investment Banking
5 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (11.70%) Police
7 7 (7.45%) Front Office
8 3 (3.19%) Back Office
8 3 (3.19%) Public Sector
8 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
9 2 (2.13%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (2.13%) Legal
9 2 (2.13%) Local Government
9 2 (2.13%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (1.06%) Law
10 1 (1.06%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 15 (15.96%) Analyst
1 15 (15.96%) Support Analyst
1 15 (15.96%) Unix Engineer
2 13 (13.83%) Applications Support
2 13 (13.83%) Applications Support Analyst
3 12 (12.77%) DBA
4 11 (11.70%) Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) Software Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) Oracle DBA
6 8 (8.51%) Architect
7 6 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.32%) Administrator
8 5 (5.32%) AIX Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Requirements Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.77%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (11.70%) CGI
3 7 (7.45%) Middleware
4 6 (6.38%) Hibernate
4 6 (6.38%) JPA
4 6 (6.38%) Spring
4 6 (6.38%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (4.26%) LDAP
6 2 (2.13%) POSIX
6 2 (2.13%) XML
7 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.06%) Express
7 1 (1.06%) Kafka
7 1 (1.06%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (1.06%) Node.js
7 1 (1.06%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.06%) React
7 1 (1.06%) RESTful
7 1 (1.06%) Web Services
7 1 (1.06%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Clustering
2 12 (12.77%) Eurex
3 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.38%) PKI
5 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.13%) Replication
7 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.06%) CMDB
7 1 (1.06%) Derivative
7 1 (1.06%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.06%) Housing Association
7 1 (1.06%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 76 (80.85%) Linux
2 58 (61.70%) Unix
3 38 (40.43%) Windows
4 19 (20.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (18.09%) AIX
6 14 (14.89%) CentOS
6 14 (14.89%) Ubuntu
7 13 (13.83%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.26%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.13%) Debian
9 2 (2.13%) HPUX
9 2 (2.13%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (17.02%) DevOps
5 12 (12.77%) Client Onboarding
5 12 (12.77%) ETL
5 12 (12.77%) ITIL
6 11 (11.70%) Software Engineering
7 10 (10.64%) High Availability
8 8 (8.51%) Electronic Trading
8 8 (8.51%) Fintech
8 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (8.51%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (7.45%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (7.45%) Change Control
9 7 (7.45%) Multithreading
10 6 (6.38%) Data Integration
10 6 (6.38%) Multithreaded Programming
10 6 (6.38%) Presales
10 6 (6.38%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (58.51%) SQL
2 34 (36.17%) Bash Shell
2 34 (36.17%) Perl
3 25 (26.60%) PowerShell
4 23 (24.47%) Python
5 21 (22.34%) PL/SQL
6 20 (21.28%) Java
6 20 (21.28%) Shell Script
7 14 (14.89%) Ruby
8 6 (6.38%) C
8 6 (6.38%) Scala
9 3 (3.19%) C++
10 2 (2.13%) C-shell
10 2 (2.13%) Delphi
10 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.13%) Korn
10 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.13%) VB
11 1 (1.06%) VBA
11 1 (1.06%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.51%) Degree
3 5 (5.32%) DBS Check
4 4 (4.26%) OCA
4 4 (4.26%) OCP
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (3.19%) CCNA
5 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) IBM AIX Certification
6 2 (2.13%) RHCE
6 2 (2.13%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.06%) CCDE
7 1 (1.06%) CCIE
7 1 (1.06%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) GDPR
2 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 20 (21.28%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.38%) Firmware
4 5 (5.32%) Docker
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (3.19%) KVM
6 3 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.13%) iptables
7 2 (2.13%) NFS
7 2 (2.13%) Postfix
7 2 (2.13%) Sendmail
7 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.13%) XenApp
8 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) Ansible
2 10 (10.64%) Puppet
3 7 (7.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (7.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (6.38%) Data Guard
4 6 (6.38%) SCOM
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Statspack
5 4 (4.26%) SCCM
6 3 (3.19%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (3.19%) SCOrch
6 3 (3.19%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (3.19%) Terraform
7 2 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.13%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.13%) MOM
7 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.13%) WSUS
8 1 (1.06%) Control-M
Vendors
1 54 (57.45%) Oracle
2 29 (30.85%) Red Hat
3 24 (25.53%) Microsoft
4 18 (19.15%) VMware
5 12 (12.77%) Bloomberg
5 12 (12.77%) CQG
5 12 (12.77%) Fidessa
5 12 (12.77%) ION Trading
5 12 (12.77%) Patsystems
5 12 (12.77%) Reuters
5 12 (12.77%) Trayport
6 10 (10.64%) IBM
7 9 (9.57%) Sybase
8 6 (6.38%) TIBCO
9 5 (5.32%) Citrix
9 5 (5.32%) HP
9 5 (5.32%) ServiceNow
10 4 (4.26%) Cisco
11 3 (3.19%) EMC
11 3 (3.19%) Splunk