Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 335 357
Rank change year-on-year -57 +22 -90
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 150 281 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.80% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.88% 2.76% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 103 188 298
South East median annual salary £48,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.62% +23.53% -15.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,875 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £59,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -

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 South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7965 10169 12279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.62% 28.91% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6855 8680 10556
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in the South East

Solaris
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Solaris in the South East

Solaris
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in the South East over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in the South East

Solaris
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Thames Valley -9 67 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Berkshire -8 55 £60,000 +26.32% 3
Surrey +18 54 £46,000 -12.38%
Hampshire -27 23 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Oxfordshire +20 7 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +10 6 £42,500 -22.73%
West Sussex +2 5 £61,500 +5.13%
Kent +23 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 129 (86.00%) Unix
2 122 (81.33%) Linux
3 76 (50.67%) Windows
4 70 (46.67%) Red Hat
5 56 (37.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (28.67%) Perl
6 43 (28.67%) Firewall
7 42 (28.00%) ITIL
8 41 (27.33%) Finance
9 39 (26.00%) TCP/IP
10 35 (23.33%) Oracle
10 35 (23.33%) Degree
11 34 (22.67%) Python
12 33 (22.00%) AIX
13 32 (21.33%) Sun
14 31 (20.67%) Cisco
14 31 (20.67%) VMware
15 30 (20.00%) Juniper
15 30 (20.00%) F5
16 29 (19.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 29 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
17 28 (18.67%) HP
17 28 (18.67%) QA
18 27 (18.00%) C++
19 26 (17.33%) CheckPoint
19 26 (17.33%) Project Management
19 26 (17.33%) Crossbeam
19 26 (17.33%) Software Engineering
20 25 (16.67%) Sourcefire
20 25 (16.67%) Blue Coat

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.67%) SAS
1 4 (2.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (0.67%) IIS
4 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) OPENHousing
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.33%) IaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (28.67%) Firewall
2 39 (26.00%) TCP/IP
3 19 (12.67%) SAN
4 13 (8.67%) HTTP
5 10 (6.67%) Internet
5 10 (6.67%) SMTP
5 10 (6.67%) VoIP
6 8 (5.33%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (5.33%) Wireless
7 4 (2.67%) DNS
7 4 (2.67%) snoop
7 4 (2.67%) SSL
7 4 (2.67%) tcpdump
7 4 (2.67%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.00%) LDAP
9 2 (1.33%) SSH
10 1 (0.67%) DAB
10 1 (0.67%) IMAP
10 1 (0.67%) SMS
10 1 (0.67%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.67%) DB2
2 8 (5.33%) Informix
3 7 (4.67%) MySQL
3 7 (4.67%) OLTP
4 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.67%) VLDB
5 3 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 15 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.67%) InstallShield
2 10 (6.67%) Selenium
3 2 (1.33%) Subversion
4 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 41 (27.33%) Finance
2 24 (16.00%) Digital Economy
3 22 (14.67%) German Language
4 20 (13.33%) Aerospace
4 20 (13.33%) Automotive
4 20 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 14 (9.33%) French Language
6 3 (2.00%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.67%) Local Government
7 1 (0.67%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 31 (20.67%) Linux Engineer
2 28 (18.67%) Unix Engineer
3 26 (17.33%) Administrator
4 25 (16.67%) Analyst
5 17 (11.33%) Consultant
6 14 (9.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 13 (8.67%) Blue Coat Analyst
7 13 (8.67%) Firewall Analyst
7 13 (8.67%) Security Analyst
8 12 (8.00%) Security Engineer
9 11 (7.33%) Unix Administrator
10 10 (6.67%) Project Manager
11 9 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (6.00%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (6.00%) Senior Unix Administrator
11 9 (6.00%) Support Engineer
12 8 (5.33%) IT Consultant
12 8 (5.33%) IT Security Consultant
12 8 (5.33%) Security Consultant
12 8 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.00%) Middleware
2 10 (6.67%) XML
3 6 (4.00%) Django
4 4 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (2.00%) J2EE
5 3 (2.00%) LAMP
6 2 (1.33%) YAML
7 1 (0.67%) .NET
7 1 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.33%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.33%) iSeries
4 6 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.00%) Grid Computing
5 5 (3.33%) Clustering
5 5 (3.33%) Fintech
6 4 (2.67%) EMC VMAX
6 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.00%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.00%) HACMP
7 3 (2.00%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.33%) CMDB
8 2 (1.33%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.33%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.33%) Online Games
8 2 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 129 (86.00%) Unix
2 122 (81.33%) Linux
3 76 (50.67%) Windows
4 56 (37.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (22.00%) AIX
6 29 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (19.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (16.67%) Windows 2000
8 15 (10.00%) HPUX
9 12 (8.00%) CentOS
10 9 (6.00%) Windows Server
11 2 (1.33%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.33%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.67%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.67%) SUSE
12 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.00%) ITIL
2 26 (17.33%) Project Management
2 26 (17.33%) Software Engineering
3 24 (16.00%) Risk Management
4 22 (14.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (13.33%) Change Management
6 16 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (10.67%) Regression Testing
6 16 (10.67%) Test Automation
7 13 (8.67%) Information Security
8 12 (8.00%) Business Continuity
9 10 (6.67%) Functional Testing
9 10 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.67%) Scrum
9 10 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 10 (6.67%) System Testing
9 10 (6.67%) Test Strategy
9 10 (6.67%) Time Management
9 10 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (28.67%) Perl
2 34 (22.67%) Python
3 27 (18.00%) C++
4 23 (15.33%) Ruby
5 21 (14.00%) Java
6 20 (13.33%) C
7 13 (8.67%) PowerShell
8 11 (7.33%) Bash Shell
9 10 (6.67%) C#
9 10 (6.67%) Embedded C
9 10 (6.67%) Embedded C++
10 8 (5.33%) Shell Script
10 8 (5.33%) SQL
11 4 (2.67%) AWK
11 4 (2.67%) Bourne shell
11 4 (2.67%) Korn
12 3 (2.00%) Jython
13 2 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (23.33%) Degree
2 10 (6.67%) APMG
2 10 (6.67%) ISEB
2 10 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 10 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 10 (6.67%) PMP
3 7 (4.67%) RHCE
3 7 (4.67%) RHCSA
4 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.67%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) CFCE
7 1 (0.67%) EnCE
7 1 (0.67%) OCA
7 1 (0.67%) OCP
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.67%) QA
2 19 (12.67%) SLA
3 4 (2.67%) SAS 70
4 3 (2.00%) PMO
5 1 (0.67%) DICOM
5 1 (0.67%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (10.67%) GlusterFS
2 15 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (5.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (4.00%) Docker
4 6 (4.00%) Firmware
4 6 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.33%) vSphere
6 3 (2.00%) GPFS
7 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.67%) iptables
8 1 (0.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (11.33%) Oracle ZFS
1 17 (11.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 16 (10.67%) NetBackup
3 8 (5.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 7 (4.67%) Ansible
4 7 (4.67%) Puppet
5 6 (4.00%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (4.00%) vCenter Server
6 5 (3.33%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (2.00%) Nagios
9 2 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.33%) Netcool
9 2 (1.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 2 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (1.33%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.67%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.67%) EnCase
10 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 70 (46.67%) Red Hat
2 35 (23.33%) Oracle
3 32 (21.33%) Sun
4 31 (20.67%) Cisco
4 31 (20.67%) VMware
5 30 (20.00%) F5
5 30 (20.00%) Juniper
6 28 (18.67%) HP
7 26 (17.33%) CheckPoint
7 26 (17.33%) Crossbeam
8 25 (16.67%) Blue Coat
8 25 (16.67%) Palo Alto
8 25 (16.67%) Sourcefire
9 16 (10.67%) Veritas
10 12 (8.00%) EMC
11 9 (6.00%) Brocade
12 8 (5.33%) IBM
12 8 (5.33%) NetApp
12 8 (5.33%) StorageTek
12 8 (5.33%) Sybase