The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / North West
Rank 226 218 204
Rank change year-on-year -8 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 22 17 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.36% 0.30% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.69% 1.29% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 38
Median salary £30,000 £47,500 £40,150
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.84% +18.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £62,500
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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1298 1317 1598
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.41% 23.15% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1052 1094 1351
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Solaris
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Solaris in the North West

Solaris
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in the North West

Solaris
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Manchester -14 11 £36,500 -27.00% 1
Lancashire +2 7 £25,000 -
Cheshire +15 6 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 52 (81.25%) Linux
2 46 (71.88%) Unix
3 36 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 30 (46.88%) VMware
5 27 (42.19%) SAN
6 26 (40.63%) ITIL
7 25 (39.06%) MS Excel
7 25 (39.06%) IaaS
8 22 (34.38%) PaaS
8 22 (34.38%) OpenVMS
8 22 (34.38%) NetApp
8 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (31.25%) Programme Management
9 20 (31.25%) Service Management
9 20 (31.25%) ITSM
9 20 (31.25%) PRINCE2
9 20 (31.25%) Data Protection
10 19 (29.69%) AIX
11 17 (26.56%) SQL
12 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 16 (25.00%) MS Office
12 16 (25.00%) WAN
12 16 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
13 15 (23.44%) Firewall
13 15 (23.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (20.31%) Clustering
15 13 (20.31%) LAN
15 13 (20.31%) Red Hat
16 12 (18.75%) Cisco

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (6.25%) IBM Notes
1 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.13%) Confluence
2 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) JBoss
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (39.06%) MS Excel
2 16 (25.00%) MS Office
2 16 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (39.06%) IaaS
2 22 (34.38%) PaaS
3 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.13%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.19%) SAN
2 16 (25.00%) WAN
3 15 (23.44%) Firewall
4 13 (20.31%) LAN
5 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.81%) DNS
7 4 (6.25%) FTP
7 4 (6.25%) HTTP
7 4 (6.25%) Internet
7 4 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (6.25%) Network Security
7 4 (6.25%) SMTP
7 4 (6.25%) VPN
8 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.13%) SSH
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.56%) Skype
9 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (7.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) Hudson
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
2 2 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.56%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Infrastructure Manager
2 12 (18.75%) Administrator
3 11 (17.19%) Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Support Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) IT Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) IT Support
4 10 (15.63%) IT Support Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (14.06%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (14.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 6 (9.38%) Architecture Manager
7 6 (9.38%) Technology Manager
8 5 (7.81%) Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (7.81%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Clustering
2 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.81%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.25%) NHS
4 4 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (81.25%) Linux
2 46 (71.88%) Unix
3 22 (34.38%) OpenVMS
4 19 (29.69%) AIX
5 15 (23.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (18.75%) Windows
7 11 (17.19%) CentOS
8 8 (12.50%) HPUX
9 6 (9.38%) Ubuntu
9 6 (9.38%) Windows Server
10 5 (7.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (3.13%) Debian
12 1 (1.56%) Android
12 1 (1.56%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) ITIL
2 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (31.25%) Data Protection
3 20 (31.25%) ITSM
3 20 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 20 (31.25%) Programme Management
3 20 (31.25%) Service Management
4 11 (17.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.50%) High Availability
7 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.81%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (6.25%) Service Design
8 4 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.25%) Threat Analysis
9 3 (4.69%) Change Management
9 3 (4.69%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.13%) Migration
10 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) SQL
2 10 (15.63%) Perl
3 8 (12.50%) Python
4 7 (10.94%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.69%) Ruby
6 2 (3.13%) Java
6 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) RHCE
2 5 (7.81%) MCSE
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.25%) CISSP
3 4 (6.25%) SCNA
3 4 (6.25%) SCSA
3 4 (6.25%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.13%) RHCSA
4 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.81%) vSphere
4 4 (6.25%) Sendmail
5 3 (4.69%) KVM
5 3 (4.69%) NFS
6 2 (3.13%) Docker
6 2 (3.13%) PowerHA
6 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Nagios
2 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.25%) Puppet
3 3 (4.69%) Ansible
4 2 (3.13%) CFEngine
4 2 (3.13%) SCOM
5 1 (1.56%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.56%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (1.56%) Netcool
5 1 (1.56%) SCCM
5 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 30 (46.88%) VMware
3 22 (34.38%) NetApp
4 13 (20.31%) Red Hat
5 12 (18.75%) Cisco
6 11 (17.19%) Oracle
7 6 (9.38%) IBM
8 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.25%) Lotus
9 3 (4.69%) HP
10 2 (3.13%) Citrix
10 2 (3.13%) Sun
10 2 (3.13%) Veritas
11 1 (1.56%) CA
11 1 (1.56%) Dell
11 1 (1.56%) Mitel
11 1 (1.56%) Panasonic
11 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
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