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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 99 86
Rank change year-on-year +26 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.24% 0.79% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.75% 2.59% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 9
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -57.14%  
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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 174 348 367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 21.64% 30.55% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 140 303 313
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Chatham - 6 £30,000 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 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 Kent region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Unix
2 13 (92.86%) PHP
3 11 (78.57%) Oracle
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) Change Control
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 10 (71.43%) Functional Testing
4 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database
4 10 (71.43%) Windows 2000 Server
4 10 (71.43%) Open Source
4 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
4 10 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (71.43%) XHTML
4 10 (71.43%) UML
4 10 (71.43%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (71.43%) OO
4 10 (71.43%) Oracle9i Database
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
4 10 (71.43%) ECMAScript
4 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 10 (71.43%) CSS
4 10 (71.43%) SOAP
4 10 (71.43%) Web Services
4 10 (71.43%) XML
4 10 (71.43%) XSLT
4 10 (71.43%) VB

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:

Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle9i Database
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) C# Developer
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Scripter
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Scripting Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
1 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) SOAP
1 10 (71.43%) Web Services
1 10 (71.43%) XHTML
1 10 (71.43%) XML
1 10 (71.43%) XSLT
2 3 (21.43%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) HP StoreVirtual
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Unix
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 10 (71.43%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (21.43%) AIX
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Change Control
2 10 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 10 (71.43%) OO
2 10 (71.43%) OOA/OOD
2 10 (71.43%) Open Source
2 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 10 (71.43%) UML
2 10 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Contingency Planning
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Line Management
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) PHP
2 10 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) ECMAScript
2 10 (71.43%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) VB
2 10 (71.43%) VB.NET
3 7 (50.00%) VBScript
4 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) NFS
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Ansible
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) Veeam
3 1 (7.14%) VMware