Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 601 459 412
Rank change year-on-year -142 -47 -112
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 642 1,016 1,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.61% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.62% 2.47% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 454 754 1,160
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +4.48% -3.37%
10th Percentile £32,875 £33,334 £32,450
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,625 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.65% +3.00% -1.96%

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 39,735 41,217 50,854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.50% 24.54% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32,616 34,951 43,401
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year +0.56% +2.87% +2.35%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -13 325 £65,000 +8.33% 31
South East -107 117 £52,500 -4.55% 9
North of England -39 88 £45,000 +2.27% 17
East of England -37 60 £60,000 -2.04% 12
North West -26 46 £46,250 -7.50% 13
Yorkshire +16 31 £42,500 +21.43%
Midlands -21 30 £38,500 -18.95% 15
East Midlands +35 21 £32,500 -13.33% 5
South West -39 13 £42,500 -3.41% 5
West Midlands -40 9 £39,000 -17.89% 10
North East -38 5 £65,000 +45.29% 4
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 568 (88.47%) Linux
2 484 (75.39%) Unix
3 296 (46.11%) Windows
4 288 (44.86%) Oracle
5 255 (39.72%) Finance
6 204 (31.78%) SQL
7 183 (28.50%) Java
8 178 (27.73%) Red Hat
9 159 (24.77%) AIX
10 150 (23.36%) Banking
10 150 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 128 (19.94%) SQL Server
12 124 (19.31%) Shell Script
13 111 (17.29%) TCP/IP
14 99 (15.42%) Firewall
15 96 (14.95%) DevOps
16 94 (14.64%) VMware
16 94 (14.64%) Perl
16 94 (14.64%) ITIL
17 93 (14.49%) Investment Banking
18 92 (14.33%) HPUX
18 92 (14.33%) Tomcat
19 88 (13.71%) Apache
20 86 (13.40%) Python
20 86 (13.40%) HP
21 83 (12.93%) Cisco
22 82 (12.77%) XML
22 82 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
22 82 (12.77%) Bash Shell
23 81 (12.62%) Sybase

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 92 (14.33%) Tomcat
2 88 (13.71%) Apache
3 76 (11.84%) WebSphere
4 66 (10.28%) WebLogic
5 39 (6.07%) JBoss
6 18 (2.80%) Confluence
6 18 (2.80%) IIS
7 16 (2.49%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (2.34%) MQSeries
9 13 (2.02%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.40%) MS Exchange
10 9 (1.40%) OpenStack
10 9 (1.40%) Oracle Application Server
11 8 (1.25%) iPlanet
11 8 (1.25%) SAS
12 6 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.78%) GlassFish
13 5 (0.78%) Mule
13 5 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.16%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.71%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 11 (1.71%) SAP R/3
2 7 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.78%) ResourceLink
5 4 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.62%) Kondor
6 3 (0.47%) Actimize
6 3 (0.47%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.31%) Magento
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.31%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.16%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 64 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.43%) PaaS
3 22 (3.43%) SaaS
4 17 (2.65%) IaaS
5 14 (2.18%) GitHub
6 13 (2.02%) Office 365
7 5 (0.78%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.62%) Amazon Glacier
8 4 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.16%) Boomi
10 1 (0.16%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.16%) Route 53
10 1 (0.16%) Slack
10 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 111 (17.29%) TCP/IP
2 99 (15.42%) Firewall
3 70 (10.90%) SAN
4 56 (8.72%) LDAP
5 41 (6.39%) DNS
6 39 (6.07%) HTTP
7 34 (5.30%) SSH
8 32 (4.98%) VPN
9 27 (4.21%) Ethernet
9 27 (4.21%) WAN
10 22 (3.43%) DHCP
10 22 (3.43%) Internet
10 22 (3.43%) SSL
11 20 (3.12%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (3.12%) LAN
12 18 (2.80%) NAS
13 17 (2.65%) NetScaler
14 15 (2.34%) Kerberos
14 15 (2.34%) Wireless
15 13 (2.02%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (19.94%) SQL Server
2 76 (11.84%) Relational Database
3 67 (10.44%) Oracle Database
4 62 (9.66%) MySQL
5 45 (7.01%) PostgreSQL
6 43 (6.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 41 (6.39%) RDBMS
8 30 (4.67%) DB2
8 30 (4.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (3.27%) Big Data
10 20 (3.12%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (1.87%) DataStage
11 12 (1.87%) LucidDB
12 11 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (1.25%) Informix
13 8 (1.25%) OLTP
14 7 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 7 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
15 6 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 61 (9.50%) Jenkins
2 54 (8.41%) TeamCity
3 36 (5.61%) Maven
4 32 (4.98%) Gradle
5 26 (4.05%) JIRA
6 22 (3.43%) ClearCase
7 21 (3.27%) Git (software)
8 16 (2.49%) Subversion
9 15 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (2.18%) Hudson
11 13 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (1.09%) ProC
14 6 (0.93%) CppUnit
14 6 (0.93%) ERwin
15 5 (0.78%) Ant
15 5 (0.78%) PROIV
16 4 (0.62%) JUnit
17 3 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 255 (39.72%) Finance
2 150 (23.36%) Banking
3 93 (14.49%) Investment Banking
4 64 (9.97%) Retail Banking
5 40 (6.23%) Front Office
6 28 (4.36%) Back Office
7 27 (4.21%) German Language
8 24 (3.74%) French Language
9 22 (3.43%) Telecoms
10 13 (2.02%) Advertising
11 11 (1.71%) Financial Institution
12 10 (1.56%) Digital Economy
13 9 (1.40%) Marketing
14 8 (1.25%) Retail
15 5 (0.78%) Law
16 4 (0.62%) Electronics
16 4 (0.62%) Games
17 3 (0.47%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.47%) Automotive
17 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (13.40%) Analyst
2 70 (10.90%) Developer
3 62 (9.66%) Administrator
4 57 (8.88%) Consultant
5 51 (7.94%) Linux Engineer
6 49 (7.63%) Unix Engineer
7 46 (7.17%) Subject Matter Expert
8 44 (6.85%) Applications Support
9 39 (6.07%) DBA
10 37 (5.76%) Oracle DBA
10 37 (5.76%) Systems Administrator
11 34 (5.30%) Security Analyst
11 34 (5.30%) Support Analyst
12 33 (5.14%) Architect
13 30 (4.67%) Java Developer
14 28 (4.36%) Unix Administrator
15 25 (3.89%) Linux Administrator
15 25 (3.89%) Support Engineer
16 24 (3.74%) DevOps Engineer
17 23 (3.58%) Blue Coat Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (12.77%) XML
2 71 (11.06%) Middleware
3 55 (8.57%) .NET
4 52 (8.10%) Web Services
5 49 (7.63%) J2EE
6 45 (7.01%) SOAP
7 42 (6.54%) Spring
7 42 (6.54%) XSLT
8 36 (5.61%) HTML
9 32 (4.98%) REST
10 29 (4.52%) FIX Protocol
11 27 (4.21%) JSP
11 27 (4.21%) Spring Security
12 25 (3.89%) JDBC
12 25 (3.89%) XSD
13 22 (3.43%) JMS
14 21 (3.27%) JSON
15 18 (2.80%) Oracle Fusion
16 12 (1.87%) MDX
17 11 (1.71%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.35%) Clustering
2 52 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (6.70%) Data Centre
4 40 (6.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 36 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (5.61%) Management Information System
6 34 (5.30%) Computer Science
7 29 (4.52%) User Experience
8 23 (3.58%) Derivative
9 18 (2.80%) Fintech
10 15 (2.34%) Replication
11 14 (2.18%) Linux Command Line
12 12 (1.87%) SWIFT
13 11 (1.71%) Equities
14 10 (1.56%) AS400
14 10 (1.56%) Eurex
14 10 (1.56%) Grid Computing
15 9 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
16 8 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
16 8 (1.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 568 (88.47%) Linux
2 484 (75.39%) Unix
3 296 (46.11%) Windows
4 159 (24.77%) AIX
5 150 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 92 (14.33%) HPUX
7 59 (9.19%) Windows Server
8 44 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (6.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (5.92%) CentOS
10 38 (5.92%) SUSE
11 26 (4.05%) Windows 2000
12 22 (3.43%) Ubuntu
12 22 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (2.80%) Oracle Linux
14 17 (2.65%) Debian
14 17 (2.65%) Windows 7
15 16 (2.49%) Fedora
16 15 (2.34%) Windows 10
17 10 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (14.95%) DevOps
2 94 (14.64%) ITIL
3 82 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (11.53%) Performance Tuning
5 70 (10.90%) Wealth Management
6 68 (10.59%) High Availability
7 65 (10.12%) Asset Management
8 62 (9.66%) SDLC
9 57 (8.88%) Project Management
10 47 (7.32%) Service Delivery
11 45 (7.01%) Coaching
12 44 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
13 43 (6.70%) Change Management
13 43 (6.70%) Mentoring
13 43 (6.70%) Migration
13 43 (6.70%) Task Automation
14 42 (6.54%) Configuration Management
15 41 (6.39%) Capacity Management
15 41 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (6.07%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (31.78%) SQL
2 183 (28.50%) Java
3 124 (19.31%) Shell Script
4 94 (14.64%) Perl
5 86 (13.40%) Python
6 82 (12.77%) Bash Shell
7 52 (8.10%) JavaScript
8 43 (6.70%) C++
8 43 (6.70%) PowerShell
9 41 (6.39%) Korn
10 31 (4.83%) PL/SQL
11 27 (4.21%) Ruby
12 25 (3.89%) Bourne shell
13 22 (3.43%) C
14 11 (1.71%) C-shell
15 9 (1.40%) AWK
15 9 (1.40%) PHP
16 7 (1.09%) C#
17 6 (0.93%) COBOL
18 5 (0.78%) Jython
Qualifications
1 62 (9.66%) Degree
2 22 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (2.34%) RHCE
4 14 (2.18%) CCIE
5 12 (1.87%) CCNP
6 11 (1.71%) CCNA
6 11 (1.71%) RHCSA
7 8 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.09%) CISSP
8 7 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.93%) CCSP
9 6 (0.93%) CISM
9 6 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.78%) JNCIE
10 5 (0.78%) MCITP
10 5 (0.78%) MCSE
10 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.62%) MCDST
11 4 (0.62%) MCP
11 4 (0.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.26%) SLA
2 23 (3.58%) QA
3 11 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.93%) GDPR
5 6 (0.93%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.62%) COBIT
7 4 (0.62%) PMO
7 4 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.62%) SEPA
System Software
1 70 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (7.17%) Active Directory
3 32 (4.98%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (3.27%) Hyper-V
5 20 (3.12%) Oracle RAC
5 20 (3.12%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (2.96%) NFS
7 18 (2.80%) Virtual Servers
8 15 (2.34%) Samba
9 14 (2.18%) iptables
10 13 (2.02%) Docker
11 11 (1.71%) vSphere
12 9 (1.40%) KVM
12 9 (1.40%) XenApp
13 6 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (0.78%) GlusterFS
14 5 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 4 (0.62%) GPFS
15 4 (0.62%) Job Entry Subsystem
15 4 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 56 (8.72%) Ansible
2 49 (7.63%) Nagios
3 44 (6.85%) Puppet
4 38 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (4.83%) Oracle RMAN
6 25 (3.89%) Oracle ZFS
7 24 (3.74%) Cacti
7 24 (3.74%) NetBackup
8 22 (3.43%) Data Guard
8 22 (3.43%) Red Hat Satellite
9 19 (2.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 17 (2.65%) OpenView
11 16 (2.49%) Icinga
12 15 (2.34%) Tivoli
13 11 (1.71%) QRadar
13 11 (1.71%) SolarWinds Orion
14 9 (1.40%) ZABBIX
15 8 (1.25%) vRealize
16 7 (1.09%) ITRS Geneos
16 7 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 288 (44.86%) Oracle
2 178 (27.73%) Red Hat
3 94 (14.64%) VMware
4 86 (13.40%) HP
5 83 (12.93%) Cisco
6 81 (12.62%) Sybase
7 76 (11.84%) Microsoft
8 64 (9.97%) IBM
9 61 (9.50%) Sun
10 43 (6.70%) Veritas
11 41 (6.39%) EMC
12 38 (5.92%) Juniper
12 38 (5.92%) Palo Alto
13 37 (5.76%) TIBCO
14 35 (5.45%) NetApp
15 34 (5.30%) F5
16 33 (5.14%) Citrix
17 32 (4.98%) CheckPoint
18 29 (4.52%) Brocade
19 27 (4.21%) Crossbeam