The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 102 92
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.20% 0.28% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.85% 1.20% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £40,250 £40,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.61% -7.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £40,500 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,650 £40,500 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -  

Solaris is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 235 251 325
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 23.29% 23.37% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 188 186 238
Median salary £40,000 £28,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -37.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Solaris as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Essex

Solaris
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris in Essex.

Salary trend for Solaris in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) SAN

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) DataStage
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Database Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) DBA
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Database Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior DBA
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Technical Support
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Password Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Teradata