Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 311 244
Rank change year-on-year -32 -67 +69
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 30 59 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.47% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.01% 2.10% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17 49 74
North West median annual salary £44,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +17.65% -1.73%
10th Percentile £34,500 £30,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,250 £54,730 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £51,820 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -1.30% +1.94%

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 North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2984 2809 3190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.58% 22.51% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2371 2334 2580
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Cheshire -12 26 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Manchester -38 2 £57,500 +12.75% 1
Merseyside +5 1 £30,000 -41.18%
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 29 (96.67%) Unix
1 29 (96.67%) Linux
2 23 (76.67%) AIX
3 21 (70.00%) TCP/IP
4 20 (66.67%) Ethernet
4 20 (66.67%) Clustering
4 20 (66.67%) SSH
5 14 (46.67%) SAN
6 13 (43.33%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (36.67%) Resource Allocation
7 11 (36.67%) Veritas
8 10 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (30.00%) Finance
10 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
12 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (20.00%) Windows
12 6 (20.00%) Oracle
12 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
12 6 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
12 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (16.67%) Remedy
14 4 (13.33%) ITIL
14 4 (13.33%) Test Management
14 4 (13.33%) SCOM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 20 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 20 (66.67%) SSH
3 14 (46.67%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) VoIP
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.33%) OLTP
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Administrator
2 16 (53.33%) Unix Administrator
3 7 (23.33%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (23.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 6 (20.00%) DBA
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Leader
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Team Leader
5 4 (13.33%) Unix Team Leader
6 3 (10.00%) Senior DBA
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Unix Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (3.33%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (3.33%) Solaris Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Unix Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 20 (66.67%) Clustering
2 6 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Linux
1 29 (96.67%) Unix
2 23 (76.67%) AIX
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Debian
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Resource Allocation
2 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Test Management
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.00%) Wealth Management
7 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
1 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (13.33%) SCOM
4 1 (3.33%) Cobbler
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Veritas
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Sophos