Period
to

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 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > England
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 930 815 648
Rank change year-on-year -115 -167 +186
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 248 108 185
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.91% 0.61% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 123 58 111
10th Percentile £38,050 £36,175 £38,250
25th Percentile £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.71% +27.27% +4.76%
75th Percentile £100,000 £83,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £113,000 £90,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% -4.55% +6.21%

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 27,224 17,687 15,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.28% 18.72% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14,978 13,017 12,837
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,098
25th Percentile £35,500 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £66,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,100
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 30 June 2022.

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 June 2022. 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
Jobs
London -205 76 £92,500 +19.35% 6
North of England -31 65 £45,987 +9.49% 4
North West -40 35 £50,000 +7.53% 2
South East -80 34 £50,000 -28.57% 2
East of England - 32 £36,000 - 1
Midlands -43 30 £44,000 -7.37%
South West -20 18 £69,250 +207.78% 2
North East -9 16 £40,000 -3.61% 1
West Midlands -50 16 £44,000 +8.64%
East Midlands -26 14 - -
Yorkshire -50 14 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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.

1 193 (77.82%) Linux
2 169 (68.15%) Oracle
3 163 (65.73%) Unix
4 136 (54.84%) Windows
5 116 (46.77%) Oracle Database
6 98 (39.52%) SQL
7 89 (35.89%) Finance
8 81 (32.66%) Red Hat
9 78 (31.45%) ITIL
10 76 (30.65%) AWS
11 74 (29.84%) Oracle RAC
12 59 (23.79%) Azure
13 58 (23.39%) Microsoft
14 55 (22.18%) SQL Server
15 54 (21.77%) Social Skills
16 52 (20.97%) Degree
16 52 (20.97%) Oracle Database 12c
17 51 (20.56%) Performance Tuning
18 50 (20.16%) Data Guard
19 48 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 48 (19.35%) PL/SQL
19 48 (19.35%) Shell Script
20 46 (18.55%) Oracle Database 10g
21 45 (18.15%) Problem-Solving
22 43 (17.34%) Veritas
22 43 (17.34%) IIS
22 43 (17.34%) Migration
23 42 (16.94%) Banking
23 42 (16.94%) Sun
23 42 (16.94%) Active Directory

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 43 (17.34%) IIS
2 22 (8.87%) Apache
2 22 (8.87%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.45%) Oracle 9iAS
3 16 (6.45%) Oracle Application Server
4 15 (6.05%) WebLogic
5 14 (5.65%) WebLogic Portal
6 13 (5.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (5.24%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (2.02%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.02%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.21%) CMS
9 1 (0.40%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.40%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (8.47%) Fidessa
2 18 (7.26%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (6.45%) Oracle 11i
3 16 (6.45%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.81%) RMDS
5 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 76 (30.65%) AWS
2 59 (23.79%) Azure
3 16 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 13 (5.24%) Serverless
5 12 (4.84%) Microsoft 365
6 9 (3.63%) Datadog
7 8 (3.23%) Azure DevOps
7 8 (3.23%) IaaS
8 6 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (2.42%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (2.42%) Amazon S3
8 6 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (0.40%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.40%) GCP
10 1 (0.40%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.48%) DMZ
1 26 (10.48%) Firewall
2 17 (6.85%) FIX Connectivity
3 16 (6.45%) DNS
4 14 (5.65%) DHCP
5 11 (4.44%) SAN
6 9 (3.63%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.23%) HTTP
8 7 (2.82%) Multicast
9 6 (2.42%) MPLS
10 5 (2.02%) BGP
10 5 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (2.02%) OSPF
10 5 (2.02%) Skype
10 5 (2.02%) VoIP
11 4 (1.61%) Internet
11 4 (1.61%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.61%) IPsec
11 4 (1.61%) Network Security
11 4 (1.61%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (46.77%) Oracle Database
2 55 (22.18%) SQL Server
3 52 (20.97%) Oracle Database 12c
4 46 (18.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 33 (13.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 27 (10.89%) Oracle Reports
7 26 (10.48%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (8.87%) JasperReports
9 21 (8.47%) MySQL
10 17 (6.85%) OLTP
11 16 (6.45%) OLAP
11 16 (6.45%) Oracle OLAP
11 16 (6.45%) Oracle9i Database
12 9 (3.63%) Oracle Discoverer
13 8 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (2.82%) Data Lake
15 5 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (2.02%) Oracle Exadata
15 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (1.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (3.63%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.63%) RStudio
2 9 (3.63%) Toad
3 8 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.23%) IBM UrbanCode
3 8 (3.23%) Selenium
4 6 (2.42%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.81%) JIRA
6 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.40%) GitLab
6 1 (0.40%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 89 (35.89%) Finance
2 54 (21.77%) Social Skills
3 42 (16.94%) Banking
4 33 (13.31%) Public Sector
5 31 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.63%) Back Office
6 9 (3.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 5 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.21%) Legal
8 3 (1.21%) Marketing
9 2 (0.81%) Electronics
9 2 (0.81%) Front Office
9 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (27.02%) DBA
2 66 (26.61%) Oracle DBA
3 33 (13.31%) Administrator
4 26 (10.48%) Analyst
5 24 (9.68%) Consultant
6 23 (9.27%) Support Engineer
7 22 (8.87%) Applications Consultant
7 22 (8.87%) Database Consultant
7 22 (8.87%) Technical Consultant
8 21 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
9 18 (7.26%) Solaris Administrator
9 18 (7.26%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 18 (7.26%) Team Leader
10 16 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
11 15 (6.05%) Unix Team Leader
12 11 (4.44%) Architect
12 11 (4.44%) Operations Analyst
12 11 (4.44%) Platform Manager
12 11 (4.44%) Security Manager
12 11 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.68%) Middleware
2 19 (7.66%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 17 (6.85%) FIX Protocol
4 16 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (4.03%) LDAP
6 6 (2.42%) J2EE
7 5 (2.02%) EDI
7 5 (2.02%) HTML
7 5 (2.02%) JSP
8 4 (1.61%) JDBC
8 4 (1.61%) ODBC
8 4 (1.61%) WML
9 2 (0.81%) .NET
9 2 (0.81%) XML
10 1 (0.40%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.40%) SAP Fiori
10 1 (0.40%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.40%) Sensu
10 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.32%) Public Cloud
2 30 (12.10%) Private Cloud
3 27 (10.89%) Video Conferencing
4 21 (8.47%) Eurex
5 16 (6.45%) Replication
6 9 (3.63%) e-Health
6 9 (3.63%) Life Science
6 9 (3.63%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.23%) Algorithms
7 8 (3.23%) Cloud Native
7 8 (3.23%) GPGPU
8 7 (2.82%) AS400
9 6 (2.42%) Grid Computing
10 5 (2.02%) Derivative
10 5 (2.02%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.61%) Clustering
11 4 (1.61%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.61%) iSeries
12 3 (1.21%) RSA SecurID
12 3 (1.21%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 193 (77.82%) Linux
2 163 (65.73%) Unix
3 136 (54.84%) Windows
4 48 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (9.27%) Ubuntu
5 23 (9.27%) Windows Server
6 19 (7.66%) Windows Server 2019
7 15 (6.05%) SUSE
8 14 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (4.84%) CentOS
10 11 (4.44%) AIX
10 11 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (4.03%) VMS
12 8 (3.23%) Mac OS
12 8 (3.23%) Mac OS X
13 5 (2.02%) HPUX
14 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (31.45%) ITIL
2 51 (20.56%) Performance Tuning
3 45 (18.15%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (17.34%) Migration
5 30 (12.10%) Computer Science
6 29 (11.69%) Capacity Planning
6 29 (11.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 29 (11.69%) Server Management
7 27 (10.89%) DevOps
7 27 (10.89%) Network Architecture
8 26 (10.48%) Proactive Monitoring
9 25 (10.08%) Configuration Management
10 24 (9.68%) Project Management
11 23 (9.27%) E-Commerce
12 22 (8.87%) Change Management
12 22 (8.87%) Service Design
12 22 (8.87%) Workflow
13 21 (8.47%) Problem Management
14 20 (8.06%) Line Management
14 20 (8.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 98 (39.52%) SQL
2 48 (19.35%) PL/SQL
2 48 (19.35%) Shell Script
3 32 (12.90%) PowerShell
4 31 (12.50%) Perl
4 31 (12.50%) Python
5 28 (11.29%) Bash
6 15 (6.05%) T-SQL
7 12 (4.84%) Bourne shell
8 8 (3.23%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.23%) VBA
9 7 (2.82%) C-shell
9 7 (2.82%) Java
10 5 (2.02%) AWK
10 5 (2.02%) Korn
11 3 (1.21%) Ruby
12 1 (0.40%) ABAP
12 1 (0.40%) C#
12 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (20.97%) Degree
2 41 (16.53%) Security Cleared
3 23 (9.27%) SC Cleared
4 22 (8.87%) DBS Check
5 18 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (6.45%) CCNA
7 9 (3.63%) CCNP
8 7 (2.82%) OCA
8 7 (2.82%) OCP
8 7 (2.82%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (2.02%) RHCE
9 5 (2.02%) RHCSA
10 4 (1.61%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.21%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.81%) CCIE
13 1 (0.40%) MCDST
13 1 (0.40%) MCP
13 1 (0.40%) MCSA
13 1 (0.40%) MCSE
13 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.47%) PCI DSS
1 21 (8.47%) SLA
2 18 (7.26%) QA
3 16 (6.45%) ISO 9001
4 6 (2.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 74 (29.84%) Oracle RAC
2 42 (16.94%) Active Directory
3 30 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (9.27%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (7.26%) Docker
6 9 (3.63%) Oracle Clusterware
7 8 (3.23%) LXC
7 8 (3.23%) Xen
8 6 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (2.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.81%) NFS
10 2 (0.81%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 50 (20.16%) Data Guard
2 34 (13.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 29 (11.69%) NetBackup
4 26 (10.48%) Ansible
5 24 (9.68%) Oracle ZFS
6 18 (7.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 18 (7.26%) Terraform
7 15 (6.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 15 (6.05%) Puppet
8 8 (3.23%) Cisco IPCC
8 8 (3.23%) Grafana
8 8 (3.23%) Graphite
8 8 (3.23%) Graylog
8 8 (3.23%) Kibana
8 8 (3.23%) logstash
9 7 (2.82%) Control-M
10 5 (2.02%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (2.02%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (2.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (2.02%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 169 (68.15%) Oracle
2 81 (32.66%) Red Hat
3 58 (23.39%) Microsoft
4 43 (17.34%) Veritas
5 42 (16.94%) Sun
6 33 (13.31%) VMware
7 24 (9.68%) Splunk
8 23 (9.27%) Northgate
9 22 (8.87%) NEC
10 21 (8.47%) ION Trading
10 21 (8.47%) Patsystems
10 21 (8.47%) Trayport
11 19 (7.66%) Reuters
12 18 (7.26%) FIS
13 17 (6.85%) Bloomberg
13 17 (6.85%) Cisco
13 17 (6.85%) CQG
14 12 (4.84%) Remedy
15 9 (3.63%) Commvault
15 9 (3.63%) Juniper