The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
North West / Lancashire
Rank 47 50 43
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 7 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.68% 0.30% 2.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.48% 2.00% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 12
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -35.48%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 61 50 92
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 14.63% 15.06% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 57 39 83
Median salary £32,500 £28,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.04% -24.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Solaris in Lancashire

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Lancashire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in Lancashire

Solaris
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Chorley +6 6 £25,000 -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 15 (83.33%) WAN
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 14 (77.78%) Unix
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) Oracle
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) LAN
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco
3 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 11 (61.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (61.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (61.11%) Hyper-V
3 11 (61.11%) Oracle Database
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) AIX
5 5 (27.78%) MCSE
5 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (22.22%) RHCE
6 4 (22.22%) Sun Certification
6 4 (22.22%) Lotus
6 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 4 (22.22%) Internet
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
6 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 4 (22.22%) SMTP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (22.22%) IBM Notes
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
1 15 (83.33%) WAN
2 11 (61.11%) LAN
3 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) FTP
4 4 (22.22%) HTTP
4 4 (22.22%) Internet
4 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (22.22%) Network Security
4 4 (22.22%) SMTP
4 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle Database
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
1 11 (61.11%) Support Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) IT Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) IT Support
2 10 (55.56%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
4 3 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Unix
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) AIX
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.11%) HPUX
7 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 4 (22.22%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Server Building
4 1 (5.56%) Data Security
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) MCSE
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CISSP
2 4 (22.22%) RHCE
2 4 (22.22%) SCNA
2 4 (22.22%) SCSA
2 4 (22.22%) Sun Certification
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
1 11 (61.11%) Hyper-V
2 4 (22.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) Oracle
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 4 (22.22%) Lotus
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Mitel
5 1 (5.56%) Panasonic