Period
to 5 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 6 months to 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
England > London
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 615 631 541
Rank change year-on-year +16 -90 -64
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 72 152 298
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.25% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.75% 1.11% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 47 129 228
Median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £48,500 £42,500 £41,775
90th Percentile £109,250 £85,000 £87,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%

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

All Operating Systems
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9,543 13,722 16,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.92% 22.36% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7,745 11,356 13,954
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in London

Solaris
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Solaris in London.

Salary trend for Solaris in London

Solaris
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Solaris in London over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Solaris in London

Solaris
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the London region over the 6 months to 5 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +5 12 £75,000 - 8
South London +4 2 £60,000 +4.35%
East London - 1 - - 5
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 62 (86.11%) Linux
2 50 (69.44%) Unix
3 32 (44.44%) Windows
3 32 (44.44%) Finance
4 30 (41.67%) SQL
5 29 (40.28%) Oracle
6 24 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 22 (30.56%) Python
8 19 (26.39%) TCP/IP
8 19 (26.39%) Firewall
8 19 (26.39%) Bash Shell
9 18 (25.00%) VMware
9 18 (25.00%) Perl
10 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (23.61%) DevOps
11 16 (22.22%) Java
12 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
13 14 (19.44%) ITIL
13 14 (19.44%) Management Information System
13 14 (19.44%) Banking
13 14 (19.44%) Ansible
14 13 (18.06%) Network Security
14 13 (18.06%) Splunk
14 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
15 12 (16.67%) Active Directory
15 12 (16.67%) Azure
15 12 (16.67%) Degree
16 11 (15.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (15.28%) DNS
17 10 (13.89%) Sybase

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (5.56%) Confluence
1 4 (5.56%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.78%) Apache
2 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.39%) JBoss
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.39%) Resin
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) Azure
2 10 (13.89%) AWS
3 5 (6.94%) IaaS
3 5 (6.94%) Serverless
4 4 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (5.56%) Azure Functions
4 4 (5.56%) GitHub
4 4 (5.56%) OpenShift
4 4 (5.56%) PaaS
4 4 (5.56%) SaaS
5 1 (1.39%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.39%) Firewall
1 19 (26.39%) TCP/IP
2 13 (18.06%) Network Security
3 11 (15.28%) DNS
4 9 (12.50%) FIX Connectivity
5 6 (8.33%) DHCP
6 5 (6.94%) SAN
7 4 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (2.78%) DMZ
8 2 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.33%) MySQL
4 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.56%) Data Mart
5 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (5.56%) Snowflake Schema
6 3 (4.17%) Big Data
6 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.17%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.94%) TeamCity
3 4 (5.56%) Bitbucket
3 4 (5.56%) JIRA
4 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.78%) Subversion
5 2 (2.78%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.39%) Hudson
6 1 (1.39%) Maven
6 1 (1.39%) MSI
General
1 32 (44.44%) Finance
2 14 (19.44%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Back Office
4 4 (5.56%) Electronics
4 4 (5.56%) Front Office
4 4 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.78%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Analyst
2 11 (15.28%) Administrator
3 9 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 6 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.33%) Murex Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Unix Administrator
7 5 (6.94%) Unix Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Coordinator
8 4 (5.56%) Linux Support
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Murex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (8.33%) J2EE
2 6 (8.33%) LDAP
2 6 (8.33%) Murex MxML
3 5 (6.94%) Middleware
4 4 (5.56%) .NET
4 4 (5.56%) Kafka
4 4 (5.56%) XML
5 3 (4.17%) HTML
5 3 (4.17%) REST
5 3 (4.17%) SailPoint
5 3 (4.17%) SOAP
5 3 (4.17%) SPML
6 2 (2.78%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.78%) Spring
7 1 (1.39%) Java EE
7 1 (1.39%) JMX
7 1 (1.39%) JPA
7 1 (1.39%) LAMP
7 1 (1.39%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.50%) Eurex
2 9 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (6.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.56%) PKI
6 3 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (4.17%) Derivative
6 3 (4.17%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.39%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (86.11%) Linux
2 50 (69.44%) Unix
3 32 (44.44%) Windows
4 11 (15.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
6 9 (12.50%) CentOS
7 8 (11.11%) Ubuntu
8 6 (8.33%) AIX
8 6 (8.33%) SUSE
9 5 (6.94%) Debian
9 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (4.17%) Windows 10
10 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) DevOps
2 14 (19.44%) ITIL
3 10 (13.89%) Client Onboarding
3 10 (13.89%) Low Latency
4 9 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 9 (12.50%) ITSM
4 9 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
4 9 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 9 (12.50%) Service Management
4 9 (12.50%) SIEM
5 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (11.11%) Logistics
5 8 (11.11%) Operations Management
5 8 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
5 8 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (9.72%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.67%) SQL
2 22 (30.56%) Python
3 19 (26.39%) Bash Shell
4 18 (25.00%) Perl
5 16 (22.22%) Java
6 9 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.33%) R
8 5 (6.94%) Scala
9 4 (5.56%) C++
9 4 (5.56%) Korn
10 2 (2.78%) Bourne shell
10 2 (2.78%) C
10 2 (2.78%) C-shell
10 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.78%) Ruby
11 1 (1.39%) Java 8
11 1 (1.39%) PHP
11 1 (1.39%) SystemTap
11 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) CCNA
2 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (5.56%) RHCE
3 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) MCP
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.39%) ECSA
4 1 (1.39%) GCIA
4 1 (1.39%) GCIH
4 1 (1.39%) GIAC
4 1 (1.39%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 9 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (6.94%) SLA
3 4 (5.56%) BS25999
4 1 (1.39%) COBIT
4 1 (1.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.94%) Docker
5 4 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (5.56%) NFS
5 4 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 4 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (5.56%) XenApp
6 2 (2.78%) Firmware
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.78%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.39%) KVM
7 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) Ansible
2 9 (12.50%) RSA enVision
3 6 (8.33%) WSUS
4 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.94%) Terraform
5 4 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (5.56%) MOM
5 4 (5.56%) Puppet
5 4 (5.56%) SCOM
6 3 (4.17%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.78%) Icinga
7 2 (2.78%) Nagios
7 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.78%) SCCM
7 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (2.78%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.78%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.78%) vRealize
8 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 29 (40.28%) Oracle
2 24 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 18 (25.00%) VMware
4 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.06%) Splunk
6 10 (13.89%) Sybase
7 9 (12.50%) ArcSight
7 9 (12.50%) Bloomberg
7 9 (12.50%) CQG
7 9 (12.50%) Fidessa
7 9 (12.50%) ION Trading
7 9 (12.50%) Patsystems
7 9 (12.50%) Reuters
8 8 (11.11%) Murex
9 7 (9.72%) Trayport
10 4 (5.56%) Cisco
10 4 (5.56%) Citrix
10 4 (5.56%) F5
10 4 (5.56%) McAfee
10 4 (5.56%) Netezza