The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 93 86
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 31 43 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.39% 2.41% 2.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.29% 6.84% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 38
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £52,800
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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 425 629 650
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.77% 35.24% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 326 547 497
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Solaris
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Solaris in Reading

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Reading over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 68 (97.14%) Unix
1 68 (97.14%) Linux
2 48 (68.57%) Windows
3 41 (58.57%) Firewall
4 36 (51.43%) Cisco
5 35 (50.00%) Juniper
5 35 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (50.00%) F5
6 34 (48.57%) ITIL
7 31 (44.29%) Windows 2000
7 31 (44.29%) TCP/IP
7 31 (44.29%) CheckPoint
7 31 (44.29%) Blue Coat
7 31 (44.29%) Sourcefire
7 31 (44.29%) Crossbeam
7 31 (44.29%) Palo Alto
8 29 (41.43%) Digital Economy
8 29 (41.43%) Risk Management
9 22 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (28.57%) Identity Management
10 20 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
10 20 (28.57%) Mentoring
10 20 (28.57%) Coaching
11 19 (27.14%) Red Hat
12 18 (25.71%) VMware
13 16 (22.86%) Perl
14 13 (18.57%) Oracle
14 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
14 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (5.71%) IIS
1 4 (5.71%) SAS
1 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Eloqua
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) SaaS
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 4 (5.71%) Responsys
2 4 (5.71%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 41 (58.57%) Firewall
2 31 (44.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.71%) snoop
3 4 (5.71%) tcpdump
3 4 (5.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) DB2
1 7 (10.00%) Informix
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.86%) MaxDB
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Big Data
General
1 29 (41.43%) Digital Economy
2 11 (15.71%) German Language
3 4 (5.71%) French Language
4 1 (1.43%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (38.57%) Security Engineer
2 21 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 21 (30.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 20 (28.57%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 20 (28.57%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 20 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 20 (28.57%) Senior Security Engineer
4 16 (22.86%) Unix Engineer
5 15 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) Unix Support
8 5 (7.14%) DBA
8 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Unix Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Solaris Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Unix Support Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) .NET
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.86%) CSS
2 2 (2.86%) HTML
2 2 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.71%) Replication
3 2 (2.86%) Celerra
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.43%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 68 (97.14%) Linux
1 68 (97.14%) Unix
2 48 (68.57%) Windows
3 35 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (44.29%) Windows 2000
5 22 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (12.86%) AIX
6 9 (12.86%) HPUX
7 8 (11.43%) CentOS
8 5 (7.14%) SUSE
8 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.86%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.43%) Debian
10 1 (1.43%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) ITIL
2 29 (41.43%) Risk Management
3 20 (28.57%) Coaching
3 20 (28.57%) Identity Management
3 20 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 20 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (8.57%) High Availability
4 6 (8.57%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.57%) Performance Management
4 6 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (8.57%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (7.14%) Information Management
6 4 (5.71%) Change Management
6 4 (5.71%) ETL
6 4 (5.71%) Line Management
6 4 (5.71%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.71%) Statistics
7 3 (4.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) Perl
2 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.57%) SQL
4 4 (5.71%) C++
4 4 (5.71%) Java
5 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.43%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
2 4 (5.71%) SAS 70
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.43%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.00%) vSphere
4 6 (8.57%) XenServer
5 4 (5.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (8.57%) Puppet
1 6 (8.57%) vCenter Server
2 5 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.86%) Nagios
3 2 (2.86%) Netcool
3 2 (2.86%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.86%) SnapMirror
3 2 (2.86%) SnapVault
3 2 (2.86%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.86%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (51.43%) Cisco
2 35 (50.00%) F5
2 35 (50.00%) Juniper
3 31 (44.29%) Blue Coat
3 31 (44.29%) CheckPoint
3 31 (44.29%) Crossbeam
3 31 (44.29%) Palo Alto
3 31 (44.29%) Sourcefire
4 19 (27.14%) Red Hat
5 18 (25.71%) VMware
6 13 (18.57%) Oracle
7 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
7 11 (15.71%) Sun
8 9 (12.86%) NetApp
9 7 (10.00%) Sybase
10 5 (7.14%) arcserve
10 5 (7.14%) EMC
10 5 (7.14%) HP
10 5 (7.14%) Veeam
10 5 (7.14%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago