The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 36 22 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 -  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 1.86% 2.56% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.89% 18.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.49% -  
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 Gatwick with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38 16 16
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 23.60% 13.68% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 38 10 16
Median salary £52,500 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.09% -17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

Solaris
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Salary trend for Solaris in Gatwick

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 22 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 11 (100.00%) Unix
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) Sun
3 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
3 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (72.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (72.73%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Satellite
4 8 (72.73%) GlusterFS
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle ZFS
4 8 (72.73%) NetBackup
4 8 (72.73%) Brocade
4 8 (72.73%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
4 8 (72.73%) EMC
4 8 (72.73%) StorageTek
4 8 (72.73%) Veritas
4 8 (72.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (72.73%) SAN
5 6 (54.55%) OLTP
5 6 (54.55%) VLDB
5 6 (54.55%) MySQL
5 6 (54.55%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (54.55%) High Availability
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) SLA
6 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
7 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
7 2 (18.18%) HP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick 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 8 (72.73%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (72.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
1 6 (54.55%) OLTP
1 6 (54.55%) VLDB
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Administrator
1 9 (81.82%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Fraud Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Sun Support
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Support
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 6 (54.55%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (54.55%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 2 (18.18%) QMS
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
3 2 (18.18%) Server Hardening
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) AWK
2 2 (18.18%) Bourne shell
2 2 (18.18%) Korn
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) OCA
2 2 (18.18%) OCP
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (18.18%) RHCE
2 2 (18.18%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) GlusterFS
1 8 (72.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) NetBackup
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle ZFS
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Satellite
1 8 (72.73%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
1 10 (90.91%) Sun
2 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
3 8 (72.73%) Brocade
3 8 (72.73%) EMC
3 8 (72.73%) StorageTek
3 8 (72.73%) Veritas
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Actuate