Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
England > Midlands
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 244 317 363
Rank change year-on-year +73 +46 +2
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 12 26 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.17% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.75% 1.04% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 24
Median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% +3.90% -14.44%
10th Percentile £38,300 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £52,500 £44,275
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -8.70%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,599 2,493 3,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.78% 21.12% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,291 1,851 2,443
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in the Midlands

Solaris
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Solaris in the Midlands

Solaris
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Solaris in the Midlands over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Solaris in the Midlands

Solaris
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 29 May 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
West Midlands +58 9 £47,000 +18.99%
East Midlands +61 2 - -
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) Storage Management
5 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (41.67%) Workload Management
6 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (41.67%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) Dell
6 5 (41.67%) Veritas
6 5 (41.67%) SAN
6 5 (41.67%) NetApp
6 5 (41.67%) Performance Management
6 5 (41.67%) Fujitsu
6 5 (41.67%) Service Management
6 5 (41.67%) Change Management
6 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 4 (33.33%) Unix
7 4 (33.33%) AIX
8 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (25.00%) MPLS
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) DWDM
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) SNMP
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Storage Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Project Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Project Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (8.33%) CCTV
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) AIX
3 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Storage Management
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Management
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Leadership
2 5 (41.67%) Workload Management
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Network Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) OCA
3 2 (16.67%) OCP
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Dell
1 5 (41.67%) Fujitsu
1 5 (41.67%) NetApp
1 5 (41.67%) Veritas
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Nokia
5 1 (8.33%) Sun