Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > England
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 566 732 682
Rank change year-on-year +166 -50 -139
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 110 319 499
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.12% 1.09% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 58 183 380
Median annual salary £48,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -4.55% -8.33%
10th Percentile £35,125 £35,787 £36,700
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.00% -9.09% -4.35%

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 9,781 29,177 35,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.32% 23.03% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8,136 23,432 28,587
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,591 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.67% -4.02% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,249 £25,375 £25,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 2020. 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 +207 30 £70,000 - 4
North of England +158 29 £45,000 -5.26% 4
North West +137 24 £45,000 +3.45% 2
South West +120 19 - -
South East +129 18 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Midlands +88 13 £47,500 +19.46%
West Midlands +77 8 £40,000 +0.59%
Yorkshire +121 5 £35,500 -39.57% 2
East Midlands +88 5 £47,500 +5.56%
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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 94 (85.45%) Linux
2 69 (62.73%) Unix
3 53 (48.18%) Windows
4 48 (43.64%) Oracle
5 35 (31.82%) VMware
6 34 (30.91%) Red Hat
7 32 (29.09%) AIX
7 32 (29.09%) Microsoft
7 32 (29.09%) Finance
7 32 (29.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (27.27%) Bash Shell
9 29 (26.36%) Perl
9 29 (26.36%) SQL
10 26 (23.64%) GDPR
11 25 (22.73%) PowerShell
11 25 (22.73%) AWS
11 25 (22.73%) Shell Script
12 24 (21.82%) SSL
12 24 (21.82%) Puppet
13 23 (20.91%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (19.09%) Azure
14 21 (19.09%) Performance Tuning
14 21 (19.09%) Cisco
15 20 (18.18%) SLA
15 20 (18.18%) SQL Server
15 20 (18.18%) Oracle Database
15 20 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (17.27%) IBM
17 17 (15.45%) Python
17 17 (15.45%) ITIL

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 4 (3.64%) Apache
1 4 (3.64%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (2.73%) IIS
2 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.91%) JBoss
4 1 (0.91%) Resin
4 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.73%) AWS
2 21 (19.09%) Azure
3 16 (14.55%) OpenShift
4 6 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (4.55%) Apigee
6 3 (2.73%) Office 365
7 1 (0.91%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.82%) SSL
2 14 (12.73%) SAN
3 11 (10.00%) Wireshark
4 10 (9.09%) Firewall
4 10 (9.09%) VPN
5 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.27%) DNS
7 7 (6.36%) LAN
7 7 (6.36%) WAN
8 5 (4.55%) Diameter Protocol
8 5 (4.55%) GSM
8 5 (4.55%) INAP
8 5 (4.55%) Megaco
8 5 (4.55%) RTP
8 5 (4.55%) SS7
9 4 (3.64%) 3G
9 4 (3.64%) 4G
9 4 (3.64%) MGW
9 4 (3.64%) VoLTE
9 4 (3.64%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 20 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.36%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.55%) MySQL
6 5 (4.55%) OLTP
7 4 (3.64%) Big Data
8 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Git (software)
1 9 (8.18%) Subversion
2 6 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (2.73%) MSI
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.82%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.91%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.91%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.91%) JIRA
7 1 (0.91%) SonarQube
General
1 32 (29.09%) Finance
2 15 (13.64%) Legal
3 12 (10.91%) Banking
4 9 (8.18%) Investment Banking
5 8 (7.27%) Retail
6 4 (3.64%) Front Office
7 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.91%) German Language
8 1 (0.91%) Military
8 1 (0.91%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (23.64%) Administrator
2 13 (11.82%) Analyst
2 13 (11.82%) DBA
3 12 (10.91%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (10.91%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (10.91%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
5 9 (8.18%) SQL DBA
5 9 (8.18%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Information Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Information Risk Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Information Security Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Risk Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Security Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Security Risk Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Lead Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.00%) YAML
2 6 (5.45%) JSON
2 6 (5.45%) SOAP
2 6 (5.45%) XML
3 4 (3.64%) Middleware
4 3 (2.73%) CSS
4 3 (2.73%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (2.73%) HTML
4 3 (2.73%) Web Services
5 2 (1.82%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.82%) JPA
5 2 (1.82%) jQuery
5 2 (1.82%) Spring
5 2 (1.82%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.91%) JSP
6 1 (0.91%) Kafka
6 1 (0.91%) LAMP
6 1 (0.91%) LDAP
6 1 (0.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (15.45%) PKI
3 13 (11.82%) Management Information System
4 9 (8.18%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (7.27%) Data Centre
6 7 (6.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 7 (6.36%) Robotics
7 4 (3.64%) Clustering
7 4 (3.64%) Equities
7 4 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (2.73%) Eurex
8 3 (2.73%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.82%) Derivative
9 2 (1.82%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.91%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 94 (85.45%) Linux
2 69 (62.73%) Unix
3 53 (48.18%) Windows
4 32 (29.09%) AIX
4 32 (29.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (12.73%) Windows Server
6 9 (8.18%) SUSE
7 8 (7.27%) CentOS
8 7 (6.36%) Windows XP
9 6 (5.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.55%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.64%) HPUX
12 3 (2.73%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (2.73%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.91%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (19.09%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (15.45%) Information Security
3 17 (15.45%) ITIL
3 17 (15.45%) Project Delivery
4 15 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 14 (12.73%) IT Strategy
6 13 (11.82%) Network Segmentation
7 11 (10.00%) DevOps
7 11 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (10.00%) Security Hardening
8 10 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (8.18%) Change Management
9 9 (8.18%) Project Management
10 7 (6.36%) Benchmarking
10 7 (6.36%) Content Management
10 7 (6.36%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (6.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 29 (26.36%) Perl
2 29 (26.36%) SQL
3 25 (22.73%) PowerShell
3 25 (22.73%) Shell Script
4 17 (15.45%) Python
5 9 (8.18%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.45%) Java
7 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.73%) C
9 2 (1.82%) Go
9 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.82%) Korn
9 2 (1.82%) R
9 2 (1.82%) Scala
10 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.27%) Degree
3 7 (6.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 7 (6.36%) CCSP
3 7 (6.36%) CISM
3 7 (6.36%) CISSP
3 7 (6.36%) CREST Certified
3 7 (6.36%) GCFA
3 7 (6.36%) GCIA
3 7 (6.36%) GCIH
4 6 (5.45%) DBS Check
5 4 (3.64%) RHCE
5 4 (3.64%) RHCSA
5 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.73%) CCNA
6 3 (2.73%) MCSA
6 3 (2.73%) MCSE
6 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.64%) GDPR
2 20 (18.18%) SLA
3 7 (6.36%) COBIT
3 7 (6.36%) NIST
4 6 (5.45%) Data Quality
5 5 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.73%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.64%) Docker
1 15 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.73%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (3.64%) vSphere
5 3 (2.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (2.73%) Firmware
5 3 (2.73%) XenApp
5 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.82%) NFS
6 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.91%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (21.82%) Puppet
2 13 (11.82%) Ansible
2 13 (11.82%) SCCM
2 13 (11.82%) SCOM
3 12 (10.91%) Red Hat Satellite
4 11 (10.00%) SCOrch
5 7 (6.36%) CSIRT
6 5 (4.55%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (3.64%) Data Guard
7 4 (3.64%) HP ALM
8 3 (2.73%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.73%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.73%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (2.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (2.73%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (2.73%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.82%) Control-M
9 2 (1.82%) Nagios
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.91%) SELinux
Vendors
1 48 (43.64%) Oracle
2 35 (31.82%) VMware
3 34 (30.91%) Red Hat
4 32 (29.09%) Microsoft
5 21 (19.09%) Cisco
6 19 (17.27%) IBM
7 14 (12.73%) Sun
8 11 (10.00%) HP
9 7 (6.36%) Veeam
10 6 (5.45%) Citrix
10 6 (5.45%) EMC
10 6 (5.45%) Ericsson
10 6 (5.45%) Sybase
11 5 (4.55%) Dell
12 4 (3.64%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.64%) Splunk
13 3 (2.73%) Bloomberg
13 3 (2.73%) Reuters
13 3 (2.73%) ServiceNow
13 3 (2.73%) Trayport