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

Sun Microsystems Solaris
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 171 161
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 0 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.35% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.60% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 9
Median salary - £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1038 749 768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 25.11% 21.69% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 912 652 635
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Solaris
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Solaris in Manchester

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

1 11 (100.00%) Unix
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 8 (72.73%) Nagios
2 8 (72.73%) CentOS
3 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (63.64%) High Availability
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) vSphere
5 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (45.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (45.45%) Ubuntu
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 5 (45.45%) Private Cloud
5 5 (45.45%) IBM
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) AIX
5 5 (45.45%) HPUX
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) Clustering
6 4 (36.36%) DNS
6 4 (36.36%) MySQL
6 4 (36.36%) Python
6 4 (36.36%) Perl
6 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
7 3 (27.27%) KVM
7 3 (27.27%) Incident Management

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Administrator
1 9 (81.82%) Linux Administrator
1 9 (81.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 9 (81.82%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Support
2 3 (27.27%) Unix Support
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
1 5 (45.45%) Private Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (72.73%) CentOS
3 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (45.45%) AIX
4 5 (45.45%) HPUX
4 5 (45.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 5 (45.45%) Ubuntu
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) High Availability
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
2 4 (36.36%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) KVM
3 3 (27.27%) NFS
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
3 5 (45.45%) IBM
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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