Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > England
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 705 738 734
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4 -106
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 83 238 365
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.62% 0.96% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 68 155 309
Median annual salary £49,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.45% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £37,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £91,250 £81,100
UK median annual salary £48,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.62% -4.55% -

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 13,482 24,741 32,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.90% 22.09% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11,002 20,250 26,231
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 7 March 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 7 March 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
London +125 32 £75,000 -6.25% 11
North of England +62 24 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Midlands +46 18 £47,500 +14.80% 4
North West +57 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Midlands +37 13 £46,250 +8.19% 2
Yorkshire +27 8 £47,500 -31.16% 3
South East +62 6 £70,000 +16.67% 1
East Midlands +38 5 £55,000 +41.94% 2
North East +7 1 £41,500 +7.79%
South West -2 1 - - 1
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 7 March 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 73 (87.95%) Linux
2 43 (51.81%) Unix
3 42 (50.60%) Windows
3 42 (50.60%) SQL
4 39 (46.99%) Oracle
5 31 (37.35%) Perl
6 27 (32.53%) Bash Shell
7 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
8 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
8 21 (25.30%) PowerShell
9 20 (24.10%) Banking
10 19 (22.89%) VMware
10 19 (22.89%) AIX
11 18 (21.69%) Java
12 16 (19.28%) Python
12 16 (19.28%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (18.07%) PL/SQL
13 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
14 14 (16.87%) Red Hat
14 14 (16.87%) Finance
14 14 (16.87%) AWS
15 13 (15.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (15.66%) Oracle Database
16 12 (14.46%) ITIL
16 12 (14.46%) SSL
16 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (14.46%) Jenkins
16 12 (14.46%) Puppet
16 12 (14.46%) Problem-Solving

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 (4.82%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.61%) Apache
2 3 (3.61%) JBoss
2 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.20%) SAS
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.87%) AWS
2 10 (12.05%) Azure
3 4 (4.82%) IaaS
4 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.61%) PaaS
4 3 (3.61%) SaaS
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (2.41%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) SSL
2 11 (13.25%) DNS
3 10 (12.05%) SAN
4 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.02%) DHCP
5 5 (6.02%) Firewall
5 5 (6.02%) FIX Connectivity
6 4 (4.82%) VPN
6 4 (4.82%) Wireshark
7 3 (3.61%) LAN
7 3 (3.61%) WAN
8 2 (2.41%) 3G
8 2 (2.41%) GSM
8 2 (2.41%) INAP
8 2 (2.41%) IPv4
8 2 (2.41%) IPv6
8 2 (2.41%) Megaco
8 2 (2.41%) RTP
8 2 (2.41%) SS7
8 2 (2.41%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.66%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (6.02%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.61%) Big Data
5 3 (3.61%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.41%) MySQL
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.20%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.20%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.43%) JIRA
4 6 (7.23%) MSI
5 5 (6.02%) Bitbucket
5 5 (6.02%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.82%) SonarQube
7 3 (3.61%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.61%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (3.61%) Subversion
8 2 (2.41%) GDB
8 2 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (24.10%) Banking
2 14 (16.87%) Finance
3 11 (13.25%) Investment Banking
4 8 (9.64%) Front Office
5 7 (8.43%) Legal
6 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.41%) Back Office
7 2 (2.41%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.41%) Retail
8 1 (1.20%) Housing Association
8 1 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (15.66%) Developer
2 10 (12.05%) Analyst
2 10 (12.05%) DBA
3 9 (10.84%) Unix Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Applications Support
5 6 (7.23%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (7.23%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Database Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) AIX Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Solaris Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) SQL DBA
8 3 (3.61%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) Middleware
2 6 (7.23%) Hibernate
2 6 (7.23%) JPA
2 6 (7.23%) Spring
2 6 (7.23%) TIBCO EMS
3 5 (6.02%) CSS
3 5 (6.02%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (6.02%) HTML
3 5 (6.02%) SOAP
4 3 (3.61%) JSON
4 3 (3.61%) JSP
4 3 (3.61%) Kafka
4 3 (3.61%) REST
4 3 (3.61%) XML
4 3 (3.61%) YAML
5 2 (2.41%) jQuery
5 2 (2.41%) LDAP
5 2 (2.41%) POSIX
6 1 (1.20%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (13.25%) PKI
2 6 (7.23%) Clustering
2 6 (7.23%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.02%) Eurex
4 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.41%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (2.41%) Derivative
5 2 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.41%) Replication
5 2 (2.41%) Robotics
5 2 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.20%) CMDB
6 1 (1.20%) Contactless
6 1 (1.20%) Equities
6 1 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.20%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 73 (87.95%) Linux
2 43 (51.81%) Unix
3 42 (50.60%) Windows
4 19 (22.89%) AIX
5 13 (15.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (9.64%) Windows Server
7 7 (8.43%) SUSE
8 6 (7.23%) CentOS
9 5 (6.02%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.61%) HPUX
11 2 (2.41%) OpenVMS
11 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.20%) Debian
12 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.28%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.46%) ITIL
2 12 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (10.84%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
4 8 (9.64%) DevOps
4 8 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.43%) Multithreading
5 7 (8.43%) Project Delivery
6 6 (7.23%) Data Integration
6 6 (7.23%) High Availability
6 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (7.23%) IT Strategy
6 6 (7.23%) Multithreaded Programming
7 5 (6.02%) Client Onboarding
7 5 (6.02%) Coaching
7 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.02%) SDLC
8 4 (4.82%) Network Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.60%) SQL
2 31 (37.35%) Perl
3 27 (32.53%) Bash Shell
4 21 (25.30%) PowerShell
5 18 (21.69%) Java
6 16 (19.28%) Python
7 15 (18.07%) PL/SQL
8 9 (10.84%) Shell Script
9 6 (7.23%) Scala
10 5 (6.02%) Ruby
11 4 (4.82%) Go
11 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
12 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
13 2 (2.41%) C
13 2 (2.41%) C-shell
13 2 (2.41%) Delphi
13 2 (2.41%) Korn
13 2 (2.41%) VB
14 1 (1.20%) R
14 1 (1.20%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.02%) DBS Check
2 5 (6.02%) Degree
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.82%) OCA
3 4 (4.82%) OCP
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (4.82%) RHCE
3 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) IBM AIX Certification
4 3 (3.61%) Sun Certification
5 2 (2.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (2.41%) CCNA
5 2 (2.41%) CCSP
5 2 (2.41%) CISM
5 2 (2.41%) CISSP
5 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) GCFA
5 2 (2.41%) GCIA
5 2 (2.41%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) SLA
2 9 (10.84%) GDPR
3 3 (3.61%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.41%) COBIT
4 2 (2.41%) NIST
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
1 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.82%) Docker
2 4 (4.82%) Firmware
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.41%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.41%) NFS
4 2 (2.41%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.41%) XenApp
5 1 (1.20%) KVM
5 1 (1.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) Puppet
2 10 (12.05%) Ansible
3 9 (10.84%) SCOM
4 7 (8.43%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (8.43%) SCCM
5 5 (6.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Data Guard
6 4 (4.82%) Kubernetes
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle Statspack
6 4 (4.82%) SCOrch
7 3 (3.61%) Control-M
7 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (2.41%) CSIRT
8 2 (2.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (2.41%) HP ALM
8 2 (2.41%) MOM
8 2 (2.41%) Terraform
8 2 (2.41%) WSUS
9 1 (1.20%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.20%) TADDM
Vendors
1 39 (46.99%) Oracle
2 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
3 19 (22.89%) VMware
4 14 (16.87%) Red Hat
5 10 (12.05%) IBM
6 9 (10.84%) Sybase
7 8 (9.64%) EMC
8 6 (7.23%) Bloomberg
8 6 (7.23%) Cisco
8 6 (7.23%) HP
8 6 (7.23%) Reuters
8 6 (7.23%) TIBCO
9 5 (6.02%) CQG
9 5 (6.02%) Fidessa
9 5 (6.02%) ION Trading
9 5 (6.02%) Patsystems
9 5 (6.02%) Trayport
9 5 (6.02%) Veeam
10 4 (4.82%) Nimsoft
11 3 (3.61%) SolarWinds