Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 752 669 532
Rank change year-on-year -83 -137 -66
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 314 533 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.34% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.05% 1.49% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 180 394 546
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% -4.35% +13.86%
10th Percentile £35,787 £36,250 £33,649
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £51,786 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -5.84% -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 29,916 35,709 41,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.98% 22.99% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 23,833 29,018 33,276
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -102 102 £70,000 +13.36% 15
South East +21 78 £62,500 +4.17% 16
North of England +4 49 £45,024 -4.21% 6
Midlands +46 41 £39,764 -0.59% 4
West Midlands +63 39 £37,382 -5.36% 3
North East +37 22 £47,500 +38.69%
South West +9 22 £50,893 +19.75% 6
East of England +39 20 £43,750 -7.89% 2
North West -2 20 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Yorkshire -4 7 £58,750 +23.68% 3
East Midlands +23 2 £52,500 +10.53% 1
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 249 (79.30%) Linux
2 210 (66.88%) Unix
3 140 (44.59%) Oracle
4 109 (34.71%) Windows
5 94 (29.94%) Finance
6 90 (28.66%) Red Hat
7 81 (25.80%) ITIL
7 81 (25.80%) Degree
8 79 (25.16%) CentOS
9 78 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
10 76 (24.20%) SQL
11 75 (23.89%) SLA
12 74 (23.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 73 (23.25%) Information Security
14 69 (21.97%) Microsoft
15 63 (20.06%) High Availability
16 62 (19.75%) Active Directory
17 60 (19.11%) Bash Shell
18 59 (18.79%) Azure
19 57 (18.15%) Firmware
19 57 (18.15%) Shell Script
20 54 (17.20%) Management Information System
21 53 (16.88%) Ansible
21 53 (16.88%) Ticket Management
22 51 (16.24%) ServiceNow
23 48 (15.29%) VMware
24 45 (14.33%) DNS
25 43 (13.69%) SAN
25 43 (13.69%) Perl
26 42 (13.38%) DHCP

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 28 (8.92%) Apache
2 16 (5.10%) IIS
3 12 (3.82%) JBoss
3 12 (3.82%) nginx
4 11 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (3.18%) MS Exchange
5 10 (3.18%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.18%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.64%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.64%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.32%) CICS
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.32%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.32%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 59 (18.79%) Azure
2 34 (10.83%) AWS
3 19 (6.05%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (4.14%) SaaS
5 9 (2.87%) GCP
6 4 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.96%) PaaS
8 2 (0.64%) IaaS
8 2 (0.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 45 (14.33%) DNS
2 43 (13.69%) SAN
3 42 (13.38%) DHCP
4 35 (11.15%) TCP/IP
5 33 (10.51%) Firewall
6 29 (9.24%) DMZ
7 24 (7.64%) BGP
7 24 (7.64%) MPLS
7 24 (7.64%) OSPF
8 23 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
8 23 (7.32%) HTTP
8 23 (7.32%) VPN
9 21 (6.69%) Wireless
10 16 (5.10%) LAN
10 16 (5.10%) WAN
11 15 (4.78%) Multicast
12 14 (4.46%) RSVP
12 14 (4.46%) VRRP
13 12 (3.82%) SSL
14 11 (3.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.06%) Oracle Database
2 38 (12.10%) SQL Server
3 22 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (6.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (6.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (5.41%) Big Data
5 17 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 17 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (5.41%) SQL Server 2017
6 14 (4.46%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (3.82%) MySQL
8 11 (3.50%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (3.50%) Redis
9 10 (3.18%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.23%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.64%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 23 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.78%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.50%) Mercurial
3 11 (3.50%) Subversion
4 10 (3.18%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (2.87%) JIRA
5 9 (2.87%) SonarQube
6 6 (1.91%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.96%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.96%) Cobertura
7 3 (0.96%) Gradle
7 3 (0.96%) Hudson
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.96%) Snyk
7 3 (0.96%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.64%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.64%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.64%) Maven
8 2 (0.64%) Selenium
9 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 94 (29.94%) Finance
2 23 (7.32%) Banking
3 20 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.73%) Public Sector
5 13 (4.14%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.55%) Electronics
6 8 (2.55%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.55%) Marketing
7 7 (2.23%) Back Office
8 3 (0.96%) German Language
8 3 (0.96%) Retail
9 2 (0.64%) Automotive
9 2 (0.64%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.32%) Front Office
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Military
10 1 (0.32%) Police
Job Titles
1 76 (24.20%) Administrator
2 49 (15.61%) Systems Administrator
3 45 (14.33%) Linux Engineer
4 43 (13.69%) Unix Engineer
5 34 (10.83%) DBA
6 32 (10.19%) Support Engineer
7 31 (9.87%) Unix Administrator
8 26 (8.28%) Operations Support Engineer
9 22 (7.01%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 20 (6.37%) Architect
11 19 (6.05%) Linux Administrator
11 19 (6.05%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 18 (5.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 18 (5.73%) Oracle DBA
13 17 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
14 16 (5.10%) Analyst
14 16 (5.10%) Unix Systems Engineer
15 15 (4.78%) Wintel Engineer
16 13 (4.14%) Wintel Support
16 13 (4.14%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.51%) LDAP
2 17 (5.41%) Kafka
3 15 (4.78%) XML
4 14 (4.46%) J2EE
5 13 (4.14%) Elastic Stack
6 11 (3.50%) LAMP
7 10 (3.18%) 802.1X
7 10 (3.18%) Web Services
7 10 (3.18%) XSD
7 10 (3.18%) XSLT
8 9 (2.87%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (2.55%) Middleware
10 4 (1.27%) HTML
10 4 (1.27%) REST
10 4 (1.27%) SailPoint
10 4 (1.27%) SOAP
10 4 (1.27%) SPML
11 3 (0.96%) OAuth
11 3 (0.96%) OpenID
11 3 (0.96%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.20%) Management Information System
2 31 (9.87%) Clustering
3 30 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (8.92%) Data Centre
5 18 (5.73%) Public Cloud
6 13 (4.14%) PKI
6 13 (4.14%) Replication
7 10 (3.18%) CCTV
7 10 (3.18%) IPTV
7 10 (3.18%) MPEG
7 10 (3.18%) User Experience
7 10 (3.18%) Video\Live Streaming
8 7 (2.23%) NHS
8 7 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.91%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.91%) Eurex
9 6 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.27%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.27%) Equities
10 4 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 249 (79.30%) Linux
2 210 (66.88%) Unix
3 109 (34.71%) Windows
4 79 (25.16%) CentOS
5 74 (23.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (9.55%) Ubuntu
7 28 (8.92%) Windows Server
8 27 (8.60%) AIX
9 24 (7.64%) SUSE
10 18 (5.73%) Debian
11 15 (4.78%) HPUX
12 9 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.59%) Fedora
13 5 (1.59%) IRIX
14 3 (0.96%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.64%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (25.80%) ITIL
2 78 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (23.25%) Information Security
4 63 (20.06%) High Availability
5 53 (16.88%) Ticket Management
6 42 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (12.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 34 (10.83%) DevOps
9 27 (8.60%) Patch Management
10 26 (8.28%) Business Continuity
10 26 (8.28%) Security Hardening
11 21 (6.69%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (6.37%) Configuration Management
13 19 (6.05%) Service Management
14 18 (5.73%) Migration
14 18 (5.73%) Open Source
14 18 (5.73%) Service Delivery
15 17 (5.41%) Computer Science
15 17 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 76 (24.20%) SQL
2 60 (19.11%) Bash Shell
3 57 (18.15%) Shell Script
4 43 (13.69%) Perl
5 40 (12.74%) Python
6 39 (12.42%) Korn
7 35 (11.15%) PowerShell
8 30 (9.55%) C
9 24 (7.64%) Bourne shell
10 17 (5.41%) Java
11 14 (4.46%) AWK
12 11 (3.50%) PHP
12 11 (3.50%) PHP 5
12 11 (3.50%) PHP 7
13 10 (3.18%) C-shell
13 10 (3.18%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.87%) C#
15 8 (2.55%) Ruby
16 6 (1.91%) C++
17 3 (0.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 81 (25.80%) Degree
2 36 (11.46%) Security Cleared
3 35 (11.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (10.83%) MCP
5 32 (10.19%) RHCE
6 30 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (8.28%) SC Cleared
8 17 (5.41%) Oracle Certification
9 13 (4.14%) CCNA
9 13 (4.14%) CCNP
10 11 (3.50%) HNC
10 11 (3.50%) OCA
11 10 (3.18%) CCDP
11 10 (3.18%) HND
11 10 (3.18%) OCP
12 9 (2.87%) RHCSA
13 8 (2.55%) JNCIA
14 6 (1.91%) CCSP
14 6 (1.91%) CISSP
14 6 (1.91%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (23.89%) SLA
2 21 (6.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (5.73%) GDPR
4 8 (2.55%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.91%) ISAE 3402
5 6 (1.91%) ISO 22301
5 6 (1.91%) ISO 31000
5 6 (1.91%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 6 (1.91%) NIST
5 6 (1.91%) QA
6 2 (0.64%) COBIT
7 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.32%) PSD2
System Software
1 62 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 57 (18.15%) Firmware
3 37 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (6.69%) NFS
5 17 (5.41%) GlusterFS
6 15 (4.78%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (4.46%) Docker
7 14 (4.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 12 (3.82%) DRBD
9 6 (1.91%) Hyper-V
9 6 (1.91%) ISA Server
9 6 (1.91%) PowerHA
10 5 (1.59%) KVM
10 5 (1.59%) Sendmail
10 5 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 5 (1.59%) Xen
11 4 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.96%) vSphere
13 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 53 (16.88%) Ansible
2 29 (9.24%) Nagios
2 29 (9.24%) Puppet
3 26 (8.28%) Kubernetes
4 25 (7.96%) Data Guard
5 20 (6.37%) Oracle ZFS
6 15 (4.78%) NetBackup
7 14 (4.46%) HAProxy
7 14 (4.46%) Red Hat Satellite
7 14 (4.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 13 (4.14%) Terraform
9 12 (3.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 12 (3.82%) Single Sign-On
9 12 (3.82%) yum
10 11 (3.50%) Kibana
10 11 (3.50%) logstash
10 11 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (3.50%) Prometheus
10 11 (3.50%) Rsyslog
11 10 (3.18%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 140 (44.59%) Oracle
2 90 (28.66%) Red Hat
3 69 (21.97%) Microsoft
4 51 (16.24%) ServiceNow
5 48 (15.29%) VMware
6 41 (13.06%) Splunk
7 34 (10.83%) Cisco
8 30 (9.55%) Sun
9 25 (7.96%) Sybase
10 21 (6.69%) HP
11 20 (6.37%) Centrify
11 20 (6.37%) Veritas
12 16 (5.10%) Juniper
13 15 (4.78%) IBM
14 14 (4.46%) Brocade
15 11 (3.50%) Nokia
16 10 (3.18%) Citrix
16 10 (3.18%) EMC
16 10 (3.18%) Fujitsu
16 10 (3.18%) Percona