Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 882 555 742
Rank change year-on-year -327 +187 -50
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 113 116 316
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.58% 1.22% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 55 56 175
10th Percentile £29,339 £34,875 £35,315
25th Percentile £43,625 £40,375 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +32.63% -9.52% -4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £90,750 £90,000 £79,000
UK median annual salary £59,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +24.21% -5.00% -9.09%

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 19,566 9,538 29,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.74% 21.43% 23.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13,874 8,044 23,550
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £25,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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
South East -138 42 £75,000 +85.19% 3
North of England -125 28 £46,500 +3.33% 9
London -245 25 £77,500 +10.71% 9
North West -104 21 £57,500 +27.78% 8
South West -104 10 £22,500 - 1
Midlands -122 9 - - 1
West Midlands -121 8 - - 1
Yorkshire -107 7 £36,794 +3.65% 1
East of England - 2 - -
East Midlands -82 1 - -
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 88 (77.88%) Unix
2 80 (70.80%) Linux
3 72 (63.72%) Oracle
4 55 (48.67%) Windows
5 54 (47.79%) Social Skills
6 51 (45.13%) SQL
7 45 (39.82%) Problem-Solving
8 41 (36.28%) Oracle Database
8 41 (36.28%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (30.97%) Red Hat
10 33 (29.20%) Security Cleared
11 31 (27.43%) Performance Tuning
12 30 (26.55%) PL/SQL
13 29 (25.66%) ETL
14 26 (23.01%) AWS
15 25 (22.12%) Bash Shell
15 25 (22.12%) SQL Server
16 24 (21.24%) ITIL
16 24 (21.24%) Oracle Database 10g
16 24 (21.24%) Shell Script
16 24 (21.24%) Finance
16 24 (21.24%) VMware
17 23 (20.35%) Software Engineering
18 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
18 22 (19.47%) WebLogic
19 21 (18.58%) Toad
19 21 (18.58%) Oracle Service Bus
19 21 (18.58%) Police
20 20 (17.70%) PowerShell
20 20 (17.70%) Python

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 22 (19.47%) WebLogic
2 21 (18.58%) Oracle Service Bus
3 11 (9.73%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (7.08%) Confluence
5 5 (4.42%) Apache
6 4 (3.54%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.65%) CICS
7 3 (2.65%) CMS
7 3 (2.65%) IIS
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle 9iAS
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.77%) JBoss
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.88%) BASE24
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.88%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.01%) AWS
2 14 (12.39%) Azure
3 7 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.31%) GitHub
5 5 (4.42%) GCP
6 4 (3.54%) IaaS
6 4 (3.54%) PaaS
7 2 (1.77%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (1.77%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (1.77%) SaaS
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 1 (0.88%) Azure Sentinel
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (0.88%) npm
8 1 (0.88%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.81%) Firewall
2 14 (12.39%) DNS
2 14 (12.39%) TCP/IP
3 12 (10.62%) SSL
4 11 (9.73%) Network Security
5 9 (7.96%) DHCP
5 9 (7.96%) FIX Connectivity
6 8 (7.08%) SAN
7 6 (5.31%) HTTP
8 4 (3.54%) GGSN
9 3 (2.65%) DMZ
9 3 (2.65%) VLAN
9 3 (2.65%) VPN
9 3 (2.65%) VSAN
10 2 (1.77%) DSL
10 2 (1.77%) Internet
10 2 (1.77%) NAS
11 1 (0.88%) BGP
11 1 (0.88%) CHAP
11 1 (0.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (36.28%) Oracle Database
2 25 (22.12%) SQL Server
3 24 (21.24%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (12.39%) MySQL
4 14 (12.39%) Relational Database
5 10 (8.85%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.85%) RDBMS
6 8 (7.08%) Data Mining
6 8 (7.08%) Hadoop
6 8 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (6.19%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.65%) DataStage
9 3 (2.65%) OLAP
9 3 (2.65%) OLTP
9 3 (2.65%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.77%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (18.58%) Toad
2 14 (12.39%) JIRA
3 8 (7.08%) Bitbucket
3 8 (7.08%) ERwin
3 8 (7.08%) SoapUI
4 7 (6.19%) Subversion
5 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.65%) Maven
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.77%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.88%) Ant
8 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.88%) GitLab
8 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.88%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 54 (47.79%) Social Skills
2 41 (36.28%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (21.24%) Finance
4 21 (18.58%) Police
5 12 (10.62%) Banking
6 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
7 7 (6.19%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (5.31%) Legal
9 3 (2.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 3 (2.65%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (2.65%) Public Sector
10 2 (1.77%) International Banking
10 2 (1.77%) Local Government
11 1 (0.88%) Back Office
11 1 (0.88%) Billing
11 1 (0.88%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.88%) Marketing
11 1 (0.88%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 23 (20.35%) Software Engineer
2 21 (18.58%) Senior Software Engineer
3 18 (15.93%) DBA
4 16 (14.16%) Analyst
5 15 (13.27%) Support Analyst
6 13 (11.50%) Administrator
7 10 (8.85%) Unix Engineer
8 9 (7.96%) Applications Support
8 9 (7.96%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (7.96%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (5.31%) Banking Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) QA Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) QA Leader
10 6 (5.31%) Security Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Senior QA Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Senior Security Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (7.08%) REST
2 8 (7.08%) SOAP
2 8 (7.08%) Web Services
3 6 (5.31%) Middleware
4 3 (2.65%) LDAP
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (2.65%) React
5 2 (1.77%) J2EE
5 2 (1.77%) Play Framework
6 1 (0.88%) .NET
6 1 (0.88%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.88%) COM
6 1 (0.88%) Express
6 1 (0.88%) Kafka
6 1 (0.88%) LINQ
6 1 (0.88%) RESTful
6 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Data Centre
1 13 (11.50%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.85%) Clustering
3 9 (7.96%) Eurex
4 8 (7.08%) Algorithms
4 8 (7.08%) Data Structures
4 8 (7.08%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.31%) Digital Media
5 6 (5.31%) PKI
6 4 (3.54%) Replication
7 3 (2.65%) BYOD
7 3 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.65%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.65%) VLE
7 3 (2.65%) VSAM
8 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (77.88%) Unix
2 80 (70.80%) Linux
3 55 (48.67%) Windows
4 17 (15.04%) CentOS
4 17 (15.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (14.16%) Ubuntu
6 14 (12.39%) AIX
7 13 (11.50%) Windows Server
8 5 (4.42%) SUSE
9 4 (3.54%) HPUX
10 3 (2.65%) Debian
10 3 (2.65%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.88%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.88%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.82%) Problem-Solving
2 31 (27.43%) Performance Tuning
3 29 (25.66%) ETL
4 24 (21.24%) ITIL
5 23 (20.35%) Software Engineering
6 13 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (11.50%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (11.50%) Information Security
7 11 (9.73%) DevOps
8 10 (8.85%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.96%) Client Onboarding
9 9 (7.96%) High Availability
9 9 (7.96%) OOP
10 8 (7.08%) API Testing
10 8 (7.08%) Creative Thinking
10 8 (7.08%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (7.08%) Machine Learning
10 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.08%) Predictive Analysis
10 8 (7.08%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.13%) SQL
2 30 (26.55%) PL/SQL
3 25 (22.12%) Bash Shell
4 24 (21.24%) Shell Script
5 20 (17.70%) PowerShell
5 20 (17.70%) Python
6 19 (16.81%) Perl
7 11 (9.73%) Java
7 11 (9.73%) Ruby
8 10 (8.85%) JavaScript
8 10 (8.85%) PHP
9 8 (7.08%) PHP 7
10 4 (3.54%) C
11 3 (2.65%) COBOL
12 2 (1.77%) Groovy
12 2 (1.77%) Jython
13 1 (0.88%) C#
13 1 (0.88%) C++
13 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (29.20%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.04%) Degree
3 10 (8.85%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.08%) CEH
4 8 (7.08%) CISA
4 8 (7.08%) GIAC
4 8 (7.08%) OSCE
4 8 (7.08%) OSCP
5 7 (6.19%) ISEB
5 7 (6.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.31%) DBS Check
7 4 (3.54%) CCIP
7 4 (3.54%) CCNP
7 4 (3.54%) OCP
7 4 (3.54%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.77%) CCSP
8 2 (1.77%) CISSP
8 2 (1.77%) OCA
8 2 (1.77%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.39%) GDPR
2 11 (9.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (7.96%) QA
4 8 (7.08%) Accessibility
4 8 (7.08%) NIST
4 8 (7.08%) SLA
5 2 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.85%) Docker
3 8 (7.08%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.31%) Sendmail
5 4 (3.54%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.65%) Firmware
6 3 (2.65%) iptables
6 3 (2.65%) KVM
6 3 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.77%) Postfix
7 2 (1.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.88%) Ceph
8 1 (0.88%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) Ansible
2 9 (7.96%) HP Fortify
3 8 (7.08%) Puppet
4 7 (6.19%) HP ALM
4 7 (6.19%) Kubernetes
4 7 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.19%) Terraform
4 7 (6.19%) WebInspect
5 5 (4.42%) Data Guard
6 3 (2.65%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.65%) SCCM
6 3 (2.65%) SCOM
6 3 (2.65%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.65%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.77%) Control-M
7 2 (1.77%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.77%) Nagios
7 2 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.77%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 72 (63.72%) Oracle
2 35 (30.97%) Red Hat
3 24 (21.24%) VMware
4 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
5 14 (12.39%) HP
5 14 (12.39%) IBM
6 13 (11.50%) Splunk
7 10 (8.85%) Cisco
8 9 (7.96%) Black Duck
8 9 (7.96%) Bloomberg
8 9 (7.96%) CQG
8 9 (7.96%) Fidessa
8 9 (7.96%) ION Trading
8 9 (7.96%) Patsystems
8 9 (7.96%) Reuters
8 9 (7.96%) Trayport
9 8 (7.08%) ArcSight
9 8 (7.08%) Atlassian
9 8 (7.08%) Qualys
9 8 (7.08%) Tripwire