The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 / Merseyside
Rank - 61 -
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.20% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £57,500 -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 113 115 116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 19.93% 23.52% 23.82%
Number of salaries quoted 73 84 104
Median salary £34,250 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.51% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,450 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Solaris
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Solaris in Merseyside

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (80.00%) OpenVMS
2 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) NetApp
2 8 (80.00%) Service Management
2 8 (80.00%) ITSM
2 8 (80.00%) Programme Management
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (80.00%) PaaS
2 8 (80.00%) IaaS
3 6 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (60.00%) MS Office
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (20.00%) Service Design
5 2 (20.00%) NHS
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) AIX
6 1 (10.00%) JBoss
6 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) WAN

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
1 6 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) IaaS
1 8 (80.00%) PaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Architecture Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technology Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) OpenVMS
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Data Protection
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
1 8 (80.00%) ITSM
1 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 8 (80.00%) Programme Management
1 8 (80.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Design
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) NetApp
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) VMware