The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Berkshire / Slough
Rank - 65 54
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 0 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough - 0.32% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.64% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 9
Median salary - £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.58%  
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 Slough with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 100 122 181
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 30.96% 19.27% 31.21%
Number of salaries quoted 95 108 159
Median salary £50,000 £36,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.88% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Solaris
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Solaris in Slough

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 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 Slough region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
5 2 (28.57%) JMeter
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Coaching
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
1 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Agile .NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Agile C# Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Developer
1 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
1 2 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) VB Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas File System
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (14.29%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (14.29%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas
2 1 (14.29%) VMware