Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 454 367
Rank change year-on-year -94 -87 -84
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 785 1154 1815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.65% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.89% 2.64% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 514 872 1436
England median annual salary £60,000 £51,820 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -1.30% +2.94%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +2.00% -

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 41594 43780 54406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.69% 24.80% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33717 37415 46360
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -14 430 £62,500 +4.17% 14
South East -66 158 £52,500 -4.55% 5
North of England -72 74 £44,500 +10.56% 7
East of England -57 63 £60,000 - 5
Yorkshire -6 32 £42,500 +13.33% 4
North West -41 30 £44,000 -12.00% 3
South West -6 29 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Midlands -59 24 £39,000 -17.89% 4
East Midlands +22 15 £35,000 -6.67% 3
West Midlands -56 9 £41,500 -12.63% 1
North East -45 6 £65,000 +62.50%
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 683 (87.01%) Linux
2 620 (78.98%) Unix
3 343 (43.69%) Windows
4 336 (42.80%) Finance
5 331 (42.17%) Oracle
6 285 (36.31%) Red Hat
7 230 (29.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 214 (27.26%) Banking
9 212 (27.01%) SQL
10 211 (26.88%) Java
11 179 (22.80%) DevOps
12 160 (20.38%) AIX
13 149 (18.98%) Investment Banking
14 147 (18.73%) SQL Server
15 137 (17.45%) Perl
16 131 (16.69%) VMware
17 126 (16.05%) Python
18 125 (15.92%) TCP/IP
19 123 (15.67%) Shell Script
20 120 (15.29%) Wealth Management
21 115 (14.65%) Retail Banking
21 115 (14.65%) Asset Management
22 114 (14.52%) Cisco
23 111 (14.14%) Apache
24 110 (14.01%) Tomcat
25 107 (13.63%) TeamCity
26 105 (13.38%) Firewall
27 103 (13.12%) ITIL
28 101 (12.87%) SAN
29 100 (12.74%) Middleware

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
1 111 (14.14%) Apache
2 110 (14.01%) Tomcat
3 99 (12.61%) WebLogic
4 83 (10.57%) WebSphere
5 48 (6.11%) JBoss
6 24 (3.06%) SharePoint
7 21 (2.68%) IIS
8 20 (2.55%) Confluence
9 19 (2.42%) MQSeries
10 16 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (1.66%) Oracle Service Bus
11 13 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 13 (1.66%) SAS
12 12 (1.53%) Oracle Application Server
13 8 (1.02%) iPlanet
14 7 (0.89%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.89%) Skype for Business
15 6 (0.76%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.64%) GlassFish
16 5 (0.64%) Mule
Applications
1 24 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.91%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.64%) Actimize
4 5 (0.64%) ResourceLink
5 4 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.51%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 4 (0.51%) Kondor
5 4 (0.51%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.38%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.25%) Magento
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.13%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 59 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (5.99%) GitHub
3 29 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.78%) IaaS
5 13 (1.66%) PaaS
6 10 (1.27%) SaaS
7 8 (1.02%) Office 365
8 4 (0.51%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.13%) Boomi
10 1 (0.13%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.13%) Route 53
10 1 (0.13%) Slack
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 125 (15.92%) TCP/IP
2 105 (13.38%) Firewall
3 101 (12.87%) SAN
4 70 (8.92%) LDAP
5 67 (8.54%) DNS
6 46 (5.86%) HTTP
7 41 (5.22%) SSH
8 37 (4.71%) DHCP
9 30 (3.82%) Ethernet
10 29 (3.69%) Internet
11 25 (3.18%) NetScaler
11 25 (3.18%) SMTP
12 24 (3.06%) NAS
13 23 (2.93%) SSL
13 23 (2.93%) WAN
14 22 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (2.42%) VPN
16 16 (2.04%) LAN
17 14 (1.78%) VoIP
17 14 (1.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (18.73%) SQL Server
2 76 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 67 (8.54%) Relational Database
4 58 (7.39%) MySQL
5 50 (6.37%) Oracle Database 12c
6 46 (5.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 37 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
8 34 (4.33%) RDBMS
9 33 (4.20%) DB2
10 26 (3.31%) Oracle Database 10g
11 20 (2.55%) Big Data
12 19 (2.42%) Oracle Exadata
13 18 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (1.66%) Informix
15 12 (1.53%) DataStage
15 12 (1.53%) LucidDB
16 11 (1.40%) Oracle ODI
17 10 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
17 10 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 107 (13.63%) TeamCity
2 91 (11.59%) Jenkins
3 56 (7.13%) Maven
4 49 (6.24%) Gradle
5 47 (5.99%) Sonatype Nexus
6 28 (3.57%) JIRA
7 19 (2.42%) Git (software)
7 19 (2.42%) Subversion
8 16 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (2.04%) Hudson
9 14 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (1.53%) ClearCase
10 12 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (1.53%) Talend Open Studio
11 8 (1.02%) InstallShield
11 8 (1.02%) JUnit
11 8 (1.02%) Selenium
12 6 (0.76%) ERwin
13 5 (0.64%) Ant
13 5 (0.64%) Eclipse
General
1 336 (42.80%) Finance
2 214 (27.26%) Banking
3 149 (18.98%) Investment Banking
4 115 (14.65%) Retail Banking
5 52 (6.62%) Telecoms
6 30 (3.82%) Front Office
6 30 (3.82%) German Language
7 23 (2.93%) French Language
8 20 (2.55%) Back Office
8 20 (2.55%) Digital Economy
8 20 (2.55%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.91%) Aerospace
9 15 (1.91%) Automotive
10 13 (1.66%) Advertising
11 4 (0.51%) Games
12 3 (0.38%) Law
12 3 (0.38%) Retail
13 2 (0.25%) Electronics
13 2 (0.25%) Local Government
13 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (12.23%) Subject Matter Expert
2 93 (11.85%) Analyst
3 92 (11.72%) Administrator
4 76 (9.68%) Unix Engineer
5 70 (8.92%) Developer
6 69 (8.79%) DBA
7 65 (8.28%) Linux Engineer
8 53 (6.75%) Oracle DBA
9 51 (6.50%) Architect
10 47 (5.99%) Consultant
11 41 (5.22%) Applications Support
12 38 (4.84%) Support Analyst
13 37 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
14 34 (4.33%) Unix Administrator
15 28 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
16 27 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
17 26 (3.31%) Support Engineer
18 25 (3.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 25 (3.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 24 (3.06%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (12.74%) Middleware
2 93 (11.85%) XML
3 76 (9.68%) .NET
4 62 (7.90%) Web Services
5 49 (6.24%) SOAP
6 46 (5.86%) J2EE
7 45 (5.73%) XSLT
8 40 (5.10%) REST
9 39 (4.97%) HTML
9 39 (4.97%) Oracle Fusion
10 36 (4.59%) Spring
11 35 (4.46%) JSP
12 32 (4.08%) FIX Protocol
13 31 (3.95%) Spring Security
14 29 (3.69%) XSD
15 28 (3.57%) JDBC
16 23 (2.93%) JSON
17 19 (2.42%) JMS
18 13 (1.66%) XML Messaging
19 12 (1.53%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 75 (9.55%) Clustering
2 68 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (7.13%) Data Centre
4 38 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 38 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 33 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (3.82%) User Experience
7 29 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 25 (3.18%) Derivative
9 21 (2.68%) Enterprise Storage
10 18 (2.29%) SWIFT
11 14 (1.78%) Hedge funds
11 14 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (1.66%) Public Cloud
13 12 (1.53%) Fintech
14 11 (1.40%) EMC VNX
14 11 (1.40%) Equities
14 11 (1.40%) Grid Computing
14 11 (1.40%) Replication
15 10 (1.27%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 683 (87.01%) Linux
2 620 (78.98%) Unix
3 343 (43.69%) Windows
4 230 (29.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 160 (20.38%) AIX
6 77 (9.81%) HPUX
7 49 (6.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (5.99%) CentOS
8 47 (5.99%) Windows Server
9 43 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (4.20%) SUSE
11 29 (3.69%) Windows 2000
12 25 (3.18%) Oracle Linux
13 22 (2.80%) Ubuntu
14 17 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (2.04%) Fedora
16 14 (1.78%) Debian
17 12 (1.53%) Windows NT
18 10 (1.27%) Windows 7
19 8 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (22.80%) DevOps
2 120 (15.29%) Wealth Management
3 115 (14.65%) Asset Management
4 103 (13.12%) ITIL
5 94 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
6 89 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (10.83%) Performance Tuning
8 81 (10.32%) SDLC
9 72 (9.17%) High Availability
10 63 (8.03%) Task Automation
11 58 (7.39%) Service Delivery
12 53 (6.75%) Disaster Recovery
13 52 (6.62%) Change Management
13 52 (6.62%) Configuration Management
13 52 (6.62%) Feasibility Study
13 52 (6.62%) Project Management
14 51 (6.50%) Migration
15 46 (5.86%) Problem Management
16 44 (5.61%) Mentoring
17 43 (5.48%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 212 (27.01%) SQL
2 211 (26.88%) Java
3 137 (17.45%) Perl
4 126 (16.05%) Python
5 123 (15.67%) Shell Script
6 68 (8.66%) Bash Shell
7 59 (7.52%) JavaScript
8 47 (5.99%) Korn
8 47 (5.99%) PowerShell
9 46 (5.86%) Ruby
10 44 (5.61%) PL/SQL
11 41 (5.22%) C++
12 32 (4.08%) Bourne shell
13 28 (3.57%) PHP
14 26 (3.31%) C
15 19 (2.42%) C-shell
16 10 (1.27%) AWK
16 10 (1.27%) C#
16 10 (1.27%) VB.NET
17 9 (1.15%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 80 (10.19%) Degree
2 29 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.04%) ISEB
5 15 (1.91%) CCNA
5 15 (1.91%) CCNP
5 15 (1.91%) RHCE
5 15 (1.91%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.78%) CCIE
7 11 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.40%) RHCSA
8 10 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.15%) CCSP
10 8 (1.02%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.02%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
11 7 (0.89%) APMG
11 7 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (0.89%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (10.19%) SLA
2 45 (5.73%) QA
3 10 (1.27%) SEPA
4 7 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.51%) PMO
6 4 (0.51%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.13%) DICOM
7 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 79 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (6.75%) Active Directory
3 36 (4.59%) Oracle RAC
4 35 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (2.93%) Hyper-V
5 23 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (2.55%) Virtual Servers
7 14 (1.78%) NFS
8 13 (1.66%) Docker
8 13 (1.66%) KVM
8 13 (1.66%) Samba
9 12 (1.53%) vSphere
10 11 (1.40%) GlusterFS
10 11 (1.40%) iptables
11 9 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 8 (1.02%) Firmware
12 8 (1.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 6 (0.76%) XenApp
14 5 (0.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (0.51%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 77 (9.81%) Ansible
2 65 (8.28%) Puppet
3 58 (7.39%) Opscode Chef
4 57 (7.26%) Nagios
5 38 (4.84%) NetBackup
6 34 (4.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 30 (3.82%) Oracle ZFS
8 27 (3.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 25 (3.18%) Cacti
10 24 (3.06%) Red Hat Satellite
11 21 (2.68%) OpenView
12 20 (2.55%) Data Guard
13 18 (2.29%) Icinga
14 17 (2.17%) Tivoli
15 15 (1.91%) vCenter Server
16 14 (1.78%) QRadar
16 14 (1.78%) SolarWinds Orion
17 12 (1.53%) Salt
17 12 (1.53%) ZABBIX
18 11 (1.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 331 (42.17%) Oracle
2 285 (36.31%) Red Hat
3 131 (16.69%) VMware
4 114 (14.52%) Cisco
5 94 (11.97%) Sybase
6 87 (11.08%) Microsoft
7 81 (10.32%) Sun
8 80 (10.19%) HP
9 74 (9.43%) IBM
9 74 (9.43%) Veritas
10 45 (5.73%) F5
11 43 (5.48%) Palo Alto
12 41 (5.22%) Juniper
12 41 (5.22%) NetApp
13 37 (4.71%) Citrix
14 35 (4.46%) EMC
15 31 (3.95%) TIBCO
16 30 (3.82%) CheckPoint
16 30 (3.82%) Crossbeam
17 29 (3.69%) Blue Coat