Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 629 511 472
Rank change year-on-year -118 -39 -114
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 598 918 1,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.55% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.58% 2.21% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 427 646 932
England median annual salary £53,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.96% +15.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,800 £33,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% -4.76%

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 37,967 41,560 49,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.24% 24.73% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 30,799 34,417 42,113
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -112 311 £60,000 -4.00% 26
East of England +18 87 £65,000 +18.18% 10
South East -112 74 £55,000 +14.58% 8
North of England +30 68 £47,000 +25.33% 8
North West +29 44 £47,500 +30.14% 4
South West -11 37 £42,500 +15.50% 3
Yorkshire +16 19 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Midlands -13 19 £39,000 - 1
West Midlands +17 13 £40,500 -19.00% 1
East Midlands +4 6 £33,750 -10.00%
North East -19 5 £34,250 -8.67% 1
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 485 (81.10%) Linux
2 389 (65.05%) Unix
3 322 (53.85%) Oracle
4 282 (47.16%) Windows
5 224 (37.46%) Finance
6 200 (33.44%) SQL
7 162 (27.09%) Red Hat
8 161 (26.92%) Java
9 152 (25.42%) SQL Server
10 149 (24.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 142 (23.75%) Oracle Database
12 116 (19.40%) Python
13 115 (19.23%) AIX
14 112 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
15 108 (18.06%) Web Services
16 107 (17.89%) Microsoft
17 106 (17.73%) HPUX
17 106 (17.73%) Banking
18 105 (17.56%) Shell Script
19 104 (17.39%) VMware
20 101 (16.89%) XML
20 101 (16.89%) Perl
21 99 (16.56%) Middleware
21 99 (16.56%) Windows Server
22 95 (15.89%) Bash Shell
22 95 (15.89%) Firewall
22 95 (15.89%) Problem-Solving
23 94 (15.72%) Project Management
24 93 (15.55%) ITIL
24 93 (15.55%) Amazon AWS

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 74 (12.37%) WebLogic
2 60 (10.03%) WebSphere
3 52 (8.70%) JBoss
4 46 (7.69%) Apache
5 39 (6.52%) IIS
6 35 (5.85%) SAS
7 28 (4.68%) OpenStack
8 25 (4.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 22 (3.68%) Oracle Application Server
10 21 (3.51%) MS Exchange
10 21 (3.51%) Tomcat
11 18 (3.01%) Confluence
12 16 (2.68%) Oracle Service Bus
13 15 (2.51%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (2.34%) MQSeries
15 12 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 12 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (1.84%) CMS
17 8 (1.34%) Skype for Business
18 7 (1.17%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (2.84%) Documaker
2 15 (2.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (1.17%) Magento
3 7 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.17%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 5 (0.84%) CSG Singleview
4 5 (0.84%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 2 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.33%) Kondor
6 1 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 93 (15.55%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (10.03%) SaaS
3 53 (8.86%) IaaS
4 47 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (5.02%) PaaS
6 20 (3.34%) GitHub
7 11 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (1.51%) OpenShift
9 7 (1.17%) Office 365
10 6 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.00%) Amazon Glacier
10 6 (1.00%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.67%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 95 (15.89%) Firewall
2 92 (15.38%) DNS
3 77 (12.88%) TCP/IP
4 63 (10.54%) SAN
5 55 (9.20%) DHCP
6 43 (7.19%) Internet
7 35 (5.85%) HTTP
8 34 (5.69%) IPsec
9 32 (5.35%) LAN
10 31 (5.18%) WAN
11 30 (5.02%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (4.52%) SMTP
13 23 (3.85%) NAS
13 23 (3.85%) Network Security
13 23 (3.85%) SNMP
14 22 (3.68%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
15 21 (3.51%) VPN
16 20 (3.34%) FTP
16 20 (3.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 142 (23.75%) Oracle Database
3 69 (11.54%) Oracle Database 12c
4 68 (11.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 50 (8.36%) Relational Database
6 41 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (6.19%) RDBMS
8 35 (5.85%) Big Data
9 26 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
9 26 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 25 (4.18%) Base SAS
10 25 (4.18%) DB2
10 25 (4.18%) Oracle Database 10g
10 25 (4.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 23 (3.85%) MongoDB
12 22 (3.68%) MySQL
13 18 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
16 10 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 39 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 27 (4.52%) JIRA
3 26 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 24 (4.01%) Maven
5 17 (2.84%) Gerrit
5 17 (2.84%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (2.17%) Subversion
7 12 (2.01%) SoapUI
8 11 (1.84%) Ant
9 10 (1.67%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.51%) Toad
11 8 (1.34%) JUnit
12 7 (1.17%) Log4j
12 7 (1.17%) Mockito
12 7 (1.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 6 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
15 4 (0.67%) ClearCase
15 4 (0.67%) Gradle
15 4 (0.67%) PEAR
General
1 224 (37.46%) Finance
2 106 (17.73%) Banking
3 30 (5.02%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.85%) Marketing
5 21 (3.51%) Front Office
5 21 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.18%) Electronics
7 18 (3.01%) Advertising
8 15 (2.51%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.51%) Retail
9 14 (2.34%) Back Office
10 12 (2.01%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.34%) Law
12 5 (0.84%) Billing
12 5 (0.84%) Publishing
13 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.33%) Military
15 1 (0.17%) Games
15 1 (0.17%) Local Government
15 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (18.56%) Administrator
2 84 (14.05%) Analyst
3 62 (10.37%) Linux Administrator
4 58 (9.70%) Applications Support
5 57 (9.53%) DBA
5 57 (9.53%) Oracle DBA
6 56 (9.36%) Consultant
7 55 (9.20%) Support Analyst
8 50 (8.36%) Unix Administrator
9 49 (8.19%) Developer
10 46 (7.69%) Support Engineer
11 37 (6.19%) Architect
11 37 (6.19%) Linux Engineer
12 36 (6.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 35 (5.85%) Applications Support Analyst
13 35 (5.85%) Systems Administrator
14 28 (4.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 25 (4.18%) Solaris Administrator
16 23 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
17 21 (3.51%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (18.06%) Web Services
2 101 (16.89%) XML
3 99 (16.56%) Middleware
4 71 (11.87%) HTML
5 68 (11.37%) SOAP
6 64 (10.70%) .NET
7 51 (8.53%) JSP
8 44 (7.36%) REST
9 42 (7.02%) JSON
10 39 (6.52%) LDAP
11 35 (5.85%) JMS
12 29 (4.85%) FIX Protocol
12 29 (4.85%) Regular Expression
13 25 (4.18%) J2EE
14 21 (3.51%) Spring
15 20 (3.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 19 (3.18%) XSD
16 19 (3.18%) XSLT
17 18 (3.01%) J2SE
18 17 (2.84%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.54%) Management Information System
2 55 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 37 (6.19%) Data Centre
5 31 (5.18%) Credit Risk
5 31 (5.18%) Market Risk
6 28 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (3.34%) Fintech
8 17 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
9 16 (2.68%) Fixed Income
9 16 (2.68%) Public Cloud
10 15 (2.51%) CMDB
10 15 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (2.17%) Clustering
11 13 (2.17%) Eurex
11 13 (2.17%) PKI
12 12 (2.01%) Blackberry
12 12 (2.01%) Equities
13 11 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (1.84%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 485 (81.10%) Linux
2 389 (65.05%) Unix
3 282 (47.16%) Windows
4 149 (24.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 115 (19.23%) AIX
6 106 (17.73%) HPUX
7 99 (16.56%) Windows Server
8 51 (8.53%) CentOS
9 47 (7.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (4.68%) Mac OS X
12 24 (4.01%) Ubuntu
13 21 (3.51%) Debian
14 18 (3.01%) SUSE
14 18 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (2.84%) Android
16 11 (1.84%) Windows NT
17 10 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (1.17%) Amazon Linux
18 7 (1.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (15.89%) Problem-Solving
3 94 (15.72%) Project Management
4 93 (15.55%) ITIL
5 66 (11.04%) DevOps
6 55 (9.20%) Change Management
6 55 (9.20%) High Availability
7 48 (8.03%) Capacity Planning
7 48 (8.03%) Configuration Management
8 47 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (7.69%) SDLC
10 44 (7.36%) Data Management
11 42 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
12 40 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 39 (6.52%) Data Integration
14 37 (6.19%) ETL
15 36 (6.02%) Analytics
16 35 (5.85%) E-Commerce
16 35 (5.85%) Technical Architecture
17 32 (5.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (33.44%) SQL
2 161 (26.92%) Java
3 116 (19.40%) Python
4 105 (17.56%) Shell Script
5 101 (16.89%) Perl
6 95 (15.89%) Bash Shell
7 53 (8.86%) PL/SQL
8 50 (8.36%) JavaScript
9 46 (7.69%) PowerShell
10 43 (7.19%) C++
11 42 (7.02%) C#
12 28 (4.68%) PHP
13 27 (4.52%) Korn
14 25 (4.18%) C
15 22 (3.68%) Ruby
16 18 (3.01%) AWK
16 18 (3.01%) VB
17 10 (1.67%) C-shell
18 8 (1.34%) VBScript
18 8 (1.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 85 (14.21%) Degree
2 23 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 23 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (2.84%) Oracle Certification
5 15 (2.51%) CCNA
6 12 (2.01%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.84%) PMI Certification
7 11 (1.84%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.67%) RHCE
9 8 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.17%) TOGAF Certification
11 6 (1.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.84%) CISSP
12 5 (0.84%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.84%) OCA
13 4 (0.67%) OCP
13 4 (0.67%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.18%) Data Quality
2 30 (5.02%) SLA
3 22 (3.68%) PCI DSS
4 20 (3.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.67%) FISMA
6 8 (1.34%) GDPR
6 8 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 8 (1.34%) PSD2
7 7 (1.17%) ISO 9001
7 7 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.84%) QA
9 1 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.17%) PMO
9 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 83 (13.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (9.70%) Active Directory
3 53 (8.86%) Oracle RAC
4 34 (5.69%) Docker
5 28 (4.68%) Hyper-V
6 27 (4.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 20 (3.34%) XenApp
8 18 (3.01%) vSphere
9 17 (2.84%) Samba
9 17 (2.84%) VirtualBox
10 16 (2.68%) XenServer
11 15 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
11 15 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (1.84%) LXC
12 11 (1.84%) MetaFrame
13 10 (1.67%) NFS
14 9 (1.51%) iptables
14 9 (1.51%) Terminal Services
14 9 (1.51%) Xen
15 8 (1.34%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 79 (13.21%) Puppet
2 49 (8.19%) Ansible
3 44 (7.36%) Data Guard
4 43 (7.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 39 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (6.52%) Oracle ZFS
6 38 (6.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 37 (6.19%) Nagios
8 25 (4.18%) NetBackup
9 23 (3.85%) Control-M
10 22 (3.68%) Norton AntiVirus
11 20 (3.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 17 (2.84%) Rancher
12 17 (2.84%) Sysdig
12 17 (2.84%) vRealize
13 12 (2.01%) Backup Exec
13 12 (2.01%) Red Hat Satellite
13 12 (2.01%) SCOM
13 12 (2.01%) Unicenter
14 11 (1.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 322 (53.85%) Oracle
2 162 (27.09%) Red Hat
3 107 (17.89%) Microsoft
4 104 (17.39%) VMware
5 75 (12.54%) HP
6 70 (11.71%) Cisco
7 69 (11.54%) IBM
8 50 (8.36%) EMC
9 47 (7.86%) Splunk
10 43 (7.19%) Sybase
11 37 (6.19%) WorldPay
12 36 (6.02%) NetApp
13 33 (5.52%) Citrix
13 33 (5.52%) Sun
14 32 (5.35%) BMC
15 30 (5.02%) Symantec
16 27 (4.52%) Veritas
17 26 (4.35%) CheckPoint
18 25 (4.18%) SAP
19 24 (4.01%) CA