Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 98 116
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18 +28
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 44 101 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.84% 2.89% 2.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.82% 8.86% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 44 112
Reading median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +50.00% -23.81%
10th Percentile £60,250 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £59,750
Berkshire median annual salary £61,250 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +31.25% -16.67%

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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 756 1140 1367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.66% 32.65% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 617 917 1148
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% +8.89% +18.42%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 44 (100.00%) Unix
2 43 (97.73%) Linux
3 36 (81.82%) Windows
4 35 (79.55%) Cisco
5 34 (77.27%) Juniper
5 34 (77.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (77.27%) F5
6 31 (70.45%) Firewall
7 30 (68.18%) Blue Coat
7 30 (68.18%) Sourcefire
7 30 (68.18%) German Language
7 30 (68.18%) CheckPoint
7 30 (68.18%) Windows 2000
7 30 (68.18%) Crossbeam
7 30 (68.18%) Palo Alto
8 24 (54.55%) ITIL
9 22 (50.00%) French Language
10 20 (45.45%) Digital Economy
10 20 (45.45%) Risk Management
10 20 (45.45%) TCP/IP
11 11 (25.00%) Perl
12 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
12 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
12 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (18.18%) SLA
14 5 (11.36%) Sun
14 5 (11.36%) HP
15 4 (9.09%) Nortel
15 4 (9.09%) Firmware

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 (9.09%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (70.45%) Firewall
2 20 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.09%) snoop
3 4 (9.09%) tcpdump
3 4 (9.09%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) DB2
1 1 (2.27%) Informix
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (68.18%) German Language
2 22 (50.00%) French Language
3 20 (45.45%) Digital Economy
4 1 (2.27%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Analyst
1 22 (50.00%) Blue Coat Analyst
1 22 (50.00%) Firewall Analyst
1 22 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Unix Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Security Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Solaris Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Unix Support
7 4 (9.09%) Unix Support Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) DBA
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Support
8 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Technician
8 1 (2.27%) Unix Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.27%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Unix
2 43 (97.73%) Linux
3 36 (81.82%) Windows
4 34 (77.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (68.18%) Windows 2000
6 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.55%) AIX
7 2 (4.55%) HPUX
8 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) ITIL
2 20 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 4 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.27%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (2.27%) ITSM
4 1 (2.27%) Migration
4 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.27%) Release Management
4 1 (2.27%) Server Building
4 1 (2.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) Perl
2 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
2 4 (9.09%) SAS 70
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Firmware
2 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
2 1 (2.27%) Netcool
2 1 (2.27%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) Cisco
2 34 (77.27%) F5
2 34 (77.27%) Juniper
3 30 (68.18%) Blue Coat
3 30 (68.18%) CheckPoint
3 30 (68.18%) Crossbeam
3 30 (68.18%) Palo Alto
3 30 (68.18%) Sourcefire
4 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 5 (11.36%) HP
5 5 (11.36%) Sun
6 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.09%) NetApp
6 4 (9.09%) Nortel
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle
8 2 (4.55%) VMware
9 1 (2.27%) IBM
9 1 (2.27%) Sybase