Period
to 28 January 2022

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

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 876 668 727
Rank change year-on-year -208 +59 -12
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 139 83 295
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.66% 0.70% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 83 52 166
10th Percentile £40,000 £34,250 £36,019
25th Percentile £50,625 £39,688 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £48,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +30.21% -8.57% -4.55%
75th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £69,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £80,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £63,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +32.63% -9.52% -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 21,069 11,908 26,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.68% 20.36% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14,522 9,873 21,414
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £34,625 £36,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,591
Median % change year-on-year - +9.67% -4.02%
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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
North of England -83 67 £52,500 +10.53% 5
North West -60 45 £67,500 +50.00% 3
London -188 35 £77,500 +3.33% 8
Yorkshire -71 17 £52,500 +10.53% 2
South East -101 16 £63,000 +80.00% 4
South West -38 15 £37,000 - 2
Midlands -112 13 - - 9
East Midlands -51 12 - - 2
North East - 5 £40,000 -
East of England - 3 - - 1
West Midlands -81 1 - - 7
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 93 (66.91%) Linux
2 87 (62.59%) Oracle
3 84 (60.43%) Unix
4 68 (48.92%) Red Hat
5 67 (48.20%) Windows
6 57 (41.01%) Oracle Database
7 44 (31.65%) Security Cleared
8 35 (25.18%) AWS
8 35 (25.18%) VMware
9 34 (24.46%) Azure
10 33 (23.74%) Bash
10 33 (23.74%) SC Cleared
11 32 (23.02%) ITIL
11 32 (23.02%) PowerShell
12 30 (21.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 30 (21.58%) Middleware
12 30 (21.58%) Firewall
13 29 (20.86%) Perl
13 29 (20.86%) Ansible
14 28 (20.14%) Degree
14 28 (20.14%) Finance
15 27 (19.42%) Project Management
15 27 (19.42%) Data Guard
15 27 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (18.71%) Oracle RAC
16 26 (18.71%) SQL
16 26 (18.71%) Oracle Database 10g
17 24 (17.27%) Problem-Solving
18 23 (16.55%) Social Skills
19 22 (15.83%) CentOS

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 19 (13.67%) Oracle 9iAS
1 19 (13.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 17 (12.23%) IIS
3 15 (10.79%) Oracle Workflow
4 14 (10.07%) WebLogic
5 11 (7.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (7.91%) WebLogic Portal
6 6 (4.32%) Apache
7 5 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.16%) JBoss
8 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.16%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.44%) CICS
9 2 (1.44%) Confluence
10 1 (0.72%) CMS
10 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (13.67%) Oracle 11i
1 19 (13.67%) Oracle Applications
1 19 (13.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.72%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.72%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 35 (25.18%) AWS
2 34 (24.46%) Azure
3 9 (6.47%) GCP
4 8 (5.76%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.88%) GitHub
6 3 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.16%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.16%) IaaS
6 3 (2.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.44%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (1.44%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (1.44%) Azure Sentinel
7 2 (1.44%) Nutanix
7 2 (1.44%) PaaS
8 1 (0.72%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 1 (0.72%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.72%) Azure Monitor
8 1 (0.72%) Azure Storage
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.58%) Firewall
2 19 (13.67%) SAN
3 16 (11.51%) DNS
4 14 (10.07%) TCP/IP
5 13 (9.35%) HTTP
6 11 (7.91%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (6.47%) IPsec
7 9 (6.47%) Network Security
7 9 (6.47%) VPN
8 8 (5.76%) SSL
8 8 (5.76%) Wireless
9 7 (5.04%) DHCP
9 7 (5.04%) FIX Connectivity
9 7 (5.04%) iSCSI
10 6 (4.32%) BGP
10 6 (4.32%) Internet
10 6 (4.32%) MPLS
10 6 (4.32%) OSPF
10 6 (4.32%) SMTP
11 5 (3.60%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (41.01%) Oracle Database
2 26 (18.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 21 (15.11%) SQL Server
4 19 (13.67%) OLAP
4 19 (13.67%) OLTP
4 19 (13.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (13.67%) Oracle OLAP
5 10 (7.19%) MySQL
6 9 (6.47%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (5.76%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (4.32%) Data Lake
9 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.60%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
11 3 (2.16%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.16%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.44%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 19 (13.67%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (5.04%) Subversion
3 6 (4.32%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.88%) JIRA
4 4 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.16%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.44%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.44%) Maven
6 2 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.72%) ERwin
7 1 (0.72%) GitLab
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
General
1 28 (20.14%) Finance
2 23 (16.55%) Social Skills
3 14 (10.07%) Banking
4 12 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.76%) Legal
6 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
7 6 (4.32%) Public Sector
8 4 (2.88%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.44%) Billing
9 2 (1.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 2 (1.44%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.72%) Back Office
10 1 (0.72%) Front Office
10 1 (0.72%) Games
10 1 (0.72%) International Banking
10 1 (0.72%) Law
10 1 (0.72%) Marketing
10 1 (0.72%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.72%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 35 (25.18%) DBA
2 33 (23.74%) Oracle DBA
3 28 (20.14%) Administrator
4 21 (15.11%) Solaris Administrator
4 21 (15.11%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 21 (15.11%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (9.35%) Analyst
6 12 (8.63%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.19%) Senior Solaris Administrator
7 10 (7.19%) Senior Solaris Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.19%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.19%) Senior Unix Administrator
7 10 (7.19%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.19%) Unix Administrator
7 10 (7.19%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.47%) Architect
8 9 (6.47%) Unix Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.32%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.58%) Middleware
2 22 (15.83%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (6.47%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (2.16%) .NET
4 3 (2.16%) MCollective
4 3 (2.16%) SOAP
5 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.44%) J2EE
5 2 (1.44%) React
6 1 (0.72%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.72%) COM
6 1 (0.72%) LINQ
6 1 (0.72%) Play Framework
6 1 (0.72%) REST
6 1 (0.72%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.39%) Replication
2 12 (8.63%) Clustering
2 12 (8.63%) Eurex
3 11 (7.91%) Data Centre
4 10 (7.19%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.76%) PKI
6 7 (5.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (5.04%) iSeries
7 3 (2.16%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.16%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.44%) BYOD
8 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.44%) VSAM
9 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.72%) Derivative
9 1 (0.72%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 93 (66.91%) Linux
2 84 (60.43%) Unix
3 67 (48.20%) Windows
4 30 (21.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (15.83%) CentOS
6 19 (13.67%) Ubuntu
7 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2019
8 12 (8.63%) AIX
8 12 (8.63%) SUSE
8 12 (8.63%) Windows Server
9 9 (6.47%) HPUX
10 6 (4.32%) VMS
11 3 (2.16%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.72%) Debian
13 1 (0.72%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.72%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.02%) ITIL
2 27 (19.42%) Project Management
3 24 (17.27%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (15.83%) Capacity Planning
5 21 (15.11%) Capacity Management
5 21 (15.11%) Computer Science
5 21 (15.11%) Mentoring
6 19 (13.67%) Artificial Intelligence
6 19 (13.67%) Data Science
7 18 (12.95%) Configuration Management
7 18 (12.95%) Migration
8 16 (11.51%) Storage Management
9 15 (10.79%) High Availability
9 15 (10.79%) Incident Management
9 15 (10.79%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (10.79%) Workflow
10 13 (9.35%) Change Management
11 12 (8.63%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (7.91%) BPEL
12 11 (7.91%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.74%) Bash
2 32 (23.02%) PowerShell
3 29 (20.86%) Perl
4 26 (18.71%) SQL
5 17 (12.23%) Shell Script
6 15 (10.79%) Python
7 11 (7.91%) PL/SQL
8 10 (7.19%) AWK
8 10 (7.19%) Bourne shell
8 10 (7.19%) Java
8 10 (7.19%) Korn
9 8 (5.76%) JavaScript
10 7 (5.04%) Ruby
11 3 (2.16%) C#
11 3 (2.16%) PHP
12 2 (1.44%) COBOL
12 2 (1.44%) Groovy
12 2 (1.44%) Jython
13 1 (0.72%) Lua
13 1 (0.72%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 44 (31.65%) Security Cleared
2 33 (23.74%) SC Cleared
3 28 (20.14%) Degree
4 14 (10.07%) Oracle Certification
5 13 (9.35%) OCP
6 12 (8.63%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (7.91%) OCA
8 10 (7.19%) RHCE
8 10 (7.19%) RHCSA
9 9 (6.47%) CCNP
10 5 (3.60%) JNCIP
10 5 (3.60%) Linux+ Certification
11 4 (2.88%) CCIP
12 3 (2.16%) CCIE
12 3 (2.16%) CCSP
12 3 (2.16%) CISSP
12 3 (2.16%) GIAC
12 3 (2.16%) GISF
12 3 (2.16%) OSCE
12 3 (2.16%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) GDPR
1 9 (6.47%) QA
2 6 (4.32%) SLA
3 5 (3.60%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.16%) NIST
6 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.72%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (18.71%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (11.51%) Active Directory
4 14 (10.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 14 (10.07%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (9.35%) Docker
6 8 (5.76%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (5.04%) NFS
8 4 (2.88%) iptables
9 2 (1.44%) Sendmail
9 2 (1.44%) Veritas File System
9 2 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.72%) Ceph
10 1 (0.72%) Firmware
10 1 (0.72%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.72%) Samba
10 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (20.86%) Ansible
2 27 (19.42%) Data Guard
3 14 (10.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 13 (9.35%) Red Hat Satellite
5 12 (8.63%) Oracle ZFS
5 12 (8.63%) Terraform
6 11 (7.91%) Puppet
7 10 (7.19%) NetBackup
8 8 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (5.04%) Kubernetes
10 6 (4.32%) SCCM
10 6 (4.32%) SCOM
11 5 (3.60%) Nagios
12 4 (2.88%) SCOrch
13 3 (2.16%) HP Fortify
13 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (2.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (2.16%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (1.44%) Control-M
14 2 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 87 (62.59%) Oracle
2 68 (48.92%) Red Hat
3 35 (25.18%) VMware
4 20 (14.39%) Cisco
4 20 (14.39%) Sun
5 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
6 15 (10.79%) Veritas
7 12 (8.63%) Fidessa
7 12 (8.63%) HP
7 12 (8.63%) ION Trading
7 12 (8.63%) Patsystems
7 12 (8.63%) Trayport
8 11 (7.91%) Brocade
8 11 (7.91%) IBM
9 10 (7.19%) Centrify
9 10 (7.19%) Juniper
10 8 (5.76%) Cognizant
10 8 (5.76%) EMC
10 8 (5.76%) Remedy
11 7 (5.04%) Reuters