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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 271 219 216
Rank change year-on-year -52 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 4 18 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.059% 0.32% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 1.44% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 27
Median salary - £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,250 £45,750
% change year-on-year -2.64% +3.27%  

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 1595 1246 1458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 23.62% 22.27% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1033 1202
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
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 24 June 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
Cheshire -26 2 - -
Lancashire +5 1 - -
Cumbria -2 1 - -
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 24 (92.31%) Unix
2 19 (73.08%) Linux
3 18 (69.23%) VMware
4 13 (50.00%) AIX
4 13 (50.00%) SQL
4 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
6 10 (38.46%) Windows
7 9 (34.62%) Oracle
7 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (30.77%) CentOS
8 8 (30.77%) ITIL
8 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
8 8 (30.77%) Nagios
9 7 (26.92%) HPUX
9 7 (26.92%) Perl
9 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (26.92%) High Availability
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
10 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco
10 6 (23.08%) IBM
10 6 (23.08%) LAN
10 6 (23.08%) WAN
10 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (23.08%) Firewall
11 5 (19.23%) Clustering
11 5 (19.23%) Incident Management

Solaris
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
1 6 (23.08%) LAN
1 6 (23.08%) WAN
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 2 (7.69%) SSH
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (15.38%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Administrator
1 9 (34.62%) Linux Administrator
1 9 (34.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 9 (34.62%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) IT Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) IT Support
3 6 (23.08%) IT Support Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Support
5 3 (11.54%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Unix Support
6 2 (7.69%) AWS Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Cloud Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Clustering
1 5 (19.23%) Private Cloud
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Unix
2 19 (73.08%) Linux
3 13 (50.00%) AIX
4 10 (38.46%) Windows
5 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (30.77%) CentOS
7 7 (26.92%) HPUX
8 5 (19.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (19.23%) Ubuntu
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
9 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (3.85%) FreeBSD
10 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
10 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
10 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) High Availability
3 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.69%) Change Control
7 2 (7.69%) ITSM
7 2 (7.69%) Resource Allocation
7 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
8 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (3.85%) IT Strategy
8 1 (3.85%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.85%) Proactive Monitoring
8 1 (3.85%) Release Management
8 1 (3.85%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Perl
3 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 4 (15.38%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) VB
5 2 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 5 (19.23%) vSphere
4 3 (11.54%) KVM
4 3 (11.54%) NFS
5 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Nagios
2 3 (11.54%) Netcool
3 1 (3.85%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Oracle
4 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco
5 6 (23.08%) IBM
6 4 (15.38%) HP
7 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.85%) CA
8 1 (3.85%) Citrix
8 1 (3.85%) Dell
8 1 (3.85%) PlateSpin
8 1 (3.85%) Sun
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