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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 72 119 117
Rank change year-on-year +47 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 39 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.13% 1.34% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.18% 4.30% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 25
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £35,000 £40,800
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,000 £52,000
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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 425 604 628
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 34.14% 31.05% 26.41%
Number of salaries quoted 323 552 465
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in Reading

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 83 (97.65%) Linux
2 74 (87.06%) Unix
3 56 (65.88%) Windows
4 44 (51.76%) TCP/IP
5 43 (50.59%) Cisco
6 42 (49.41%) Juniper
6 42 (49.41%) CheckPoint
6 42 (49.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (49.41%) Windows 2000
6 42 (49.41%) Blue Coat
6 42 (49.41%) Sourcefire
6 42 (49.41%) Crossbeam
6 42 (49.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (49.41%) F5
6 42 (49.41%) Palo Alto
7 39 (45.88%) Risk Management
8 37 (43.53%) Firewall
9 28 (32.94%) VMware
9 28 (32.94%) ITIL
10 26 (30.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (24.71%) Identity Management
11 21 (24.71%) Red Hat
11 21 (24.71%) German Language
11 21 (24.71%) Kalman Filter
11 21 (24.71%) Mentoring
11 21 (24.71%) Coaching
12 18 (21.18%) Oracle
13 16 (18.82%) High Availability
14 15 (17.65%) French Language
15 14 (16.47%) Perl

Solaris
Top Related 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 6 (7.06%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.88%) IIS
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.35%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (7.06%) Eloqua
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.76%) SaaS
2 6 (7.06%) Responsys
2 6 (7.06%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 44 (51.76%) TCP/IP
2 37 (43.53%) Firewall
3 2 (2.35%) DNS
3 2 (2.35%) Network Security
3 2 (2.35%) SMTP
4 1 (1.18%) DMARC
4 1 (1.18%) Internet
4 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.06%) DB2
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (7.06%) RDBMS
2 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.88%) Informix
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.35%) MaxDB
5 2 (2.35%) MySQL
6 1 (1.18%) Big Data
General
1 21 (24.71%) German Language
2 15 (17.65%) French Language
3 2 (2.35%) Finance
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (45.88%) Security Engineer
2 35 (41.18%) Juniper Engineer
3 34 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
4 22 (25.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 21 (24.71%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 21 (24.71%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 21 (24.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 21 (24.71%) Senior Security Engineer
6 13 (15.29%) VMware Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Linux Support
7 8 (9.41%) Support Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Unix Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Administrator
8 7 (8.24%) DBA
9 6 (7.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (7.06%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 6 (7.06%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (7.06%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (7.06%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (5.88%) .NET
3 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.53%) Middleware
4 2 (2.35%) CSS
4 2 (2.35%) HTML
4 2 (2.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (8.24%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.71%) Replication
4 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.53%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.35%) Celerra
6 1 (1.18%) Clustering
6 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 83 (97.65%) Linux
2 74 (87.06%) Unix
3 56 (65.88%) Windows
4 42 (49.41%) Windows 2000
4 42 (49.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (49.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (30.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (14.12%) CentOS
7 8 (9.41%) AIX
7 8 (9.41%) HPUX
8 6 (7.06%) Windows Server
9 5 (5.88%) SUSE
10 3 (3.53%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.35%) Debian
12 1 (1.18%) IRIX
12 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.88%) Risk Management
2 28 (32.94%) ITIL
3 21 (24.71%) Coaching
3 21 (24.71%) Identity Management
3 21 (24.71%) Kalman Filter
3 21 (24.71%) Mentoring
4 16 (18.82%) High Availability
5 9 (10.59%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.59%) Load Balancing
5 9 (10.59%) Performance Management
5 9 (10.59%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (10.59%) Reverse Engineering
6 6 (7.06%) ETL
6 6 (7.06%) Line Management
6 6 (7.06%) Problem Management
6 6 (7.06%) Statistics
7 5 (5.88%) Information Management
8 3 (3.53%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.53%) Migration
8 3 (3.53%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.47%) Perl
2 12 (14.12%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.06%) SQL
4 3 (3.53%) C++
4 3 (3.53%) Java
5 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.18%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) Degree
4 2 (2.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) VMware ESX
2 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.59%) XenServer
3 5 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.71%) vSphere
5 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (10.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (10.59%) Puppet
2 6 (7.06%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.35%) SnapMirror
3 2 (2.35%) SnapVault
4 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 43 (50.59%) Cisco
2 42 (49.41%) Blue Coat
2 42 (49.41%) CheckPoint
2 42 (49.41%) Crossbeam
2 42 (49.41%) F5
2 42 (49.41%) Juniper
2 42 (49.41%) Palo Alto
2 42 (49.41%) Sourcefire
3 28 (32.94%) VMware
4 21 (24.71%) Red Hat
5 18 (21.18%) Oracle
6 11 (12.94%) Sun
7 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
8 6 (7.06%) EMC
8 6 (7.06%) NetApp
8 6 (7.06%) Sybase
8 6 (7.06%) Veeam
8 6 (7.06%) Veritas
9 5 (5.88%) arcserve
10 4 (4.71%) CommVault
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + shift bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago