The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
South East / Kent
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 84 99
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.30% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.01% 0.42% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £32,750 £42,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.94% +26.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £42,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £42,500 £34,700
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,250 £46,500
% change year-on-year -2.64% +1.61%  

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 198 236 357
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 29.51% 24.89% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 168 212 310
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Solaris
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Solaris in Kent

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Kent over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in Kent

Solaris
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 1 £40,000 -
Whitstable - 1 £25,500 -
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Unix
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) PHP
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 7 (58.33%) Change Control
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 6 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Open Source
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (50.00%) CSS
5 6 (50.00%) SOAP
5 6 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (50.00%) XML
5 6 (50.00%) XSLT
5 6 (50.00%) VB
5 6 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (50.00%) .NET
5 6 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (50.00%) HTML
5 6 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (50.00%) UML

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Scripter
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Scripting Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) SOAP
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
1 6 (50.00%) XHTML
1 6 (50.00%) XML
1 6 (50.00%) XSLT
2 3 (25.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) HP StoreVirtual
1 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Unix
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (33.33%) AIX
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (8.33%) HPUX
7 1 (8.33%) SUSE
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Change Control
2 6 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 6 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 6 (50.00%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (50.00%) Open Source
2 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (50.00%) UML
2 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Line Management
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Server Building
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) ECMAScript
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) VB
2 6 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (41.67%) VBScript
4 4 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) Ruby
6 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) DICOM
1 1 (8.33%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) NFS
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) VMware