Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 432 325 360
Rank change year-on-year -107 +35 -80
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 117 261 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.82% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.39% 2.90% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 75 168 240
South East median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +37.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £39,250 £31,425 £29,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,250
% change year-on-year +9.52% +4.48% -3.37%

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 8,392 8,997 11,636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.28% 28.10% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7,198 7,590 10,112
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -28 61 £48,750 -11.36% 6
Berkshire -19 47 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Surrey -16 43 £52,500 -8.70% 1
Hampshire -57 8 £42,750 -22.27% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 7 £65,000 - 2
West Sussex -5 5 £61,500 +6.96%
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 101 (86.32%) Unix
2 98 (83.76%) Linux
3 63 (53.85%) Windows
4 52 (44.44%) Oracle
5 45 (38.46%) Firewall
6 40 (34.19%) TCP/IP
7 38 (32.48%) Red Hat
8 35 (29.91%) Sun
9 34 (29.06%) HP
10 33 (28.21%) Shell Script
11 28 (23.93%) Cisco
12 27 (23.08%) CheckPoint
12 27 (23.08%) Juniper
12 27 (23.08%) Crossbeam
12 27 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (23.08%) F5
13 26 (22.22%) Palo Alto
13 26 (22.22%) German Language
13 26 (22.22%) Blue Coat
13 26 (22.22%) Sourcefire
13 26 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (22.22%) AIX
13 26 (22.22%) Windows 2000
14 25 (21.37%) ITIL
14 25 (21.37%) VMware
14 25 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 23 (19.66%) French Language
15 23 (19.66%) Oracle ZFS
16 22 (18.80%) SAN
17 21 (17.95%) EMC

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 13 (11.11%) Apache
1 13 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (5.13%) JBoss
4 3 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.85%) Confluence
5 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) OPENHousing
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon Glacier
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.85%) Route 53
4 1 (0.85%) Slack
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (38.46%) Firewall
2 40 (34.19%) TCP/IP
3 22 (18.80%) SAN
4 16 (13.68%) LDAP
5 14 (11.97%) HTTP
5 14 (11.97%) Kerberos
6 13 (11.11%) SSH
7 9 (7.69%) SMTP
8 8 (6.84%) Wireless
9 7 (5.98%) Internet
10 6 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (4.27%) DNS
12 4 (3.42%) SSL
12 4 (3.42%) VPN
13 3 (2.56%) SMS
14 2 (1.71%) VoIP
15 1 (0.85%) DHCP
15 1 (0.85%) INAP
15 1 (0.85%) SS7
15 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.68%) DB2
1 16 (13.68%) MySQL
2 14 (11.97%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (8.55%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.42%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.42%) OLTP
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.71%) Informix
8 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.27%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.71%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.71%) Selenium
4 1 (0.85%) JIRA
4 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 26 (22.22%) German Language
2 23 (19.66%) French Language
3 16 (13.68%) Finance
4 10 (8.55%) Digital Economy
5 3 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.56%) Automotive
5 3 (2.56%) Banking
5 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.71%) Games
7 1 (0.85%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Local Government
7 1 (0.85%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 29 (24.79%) Analyst
2 26 (22.22%) Unix Engineer
3 23 (19.66%) Blue Coat Analyst
3 23 (19.66%) Firewall Analyst
3 23 (19.66%) Security Analyst
4 18 (15.38%) Administrator
4 18 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
5 17 (14.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (12.82%) Consultant
7 11 (9.40%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (7.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) IT Consultant
9 8 (6.84%) IT Security Consultant
9 8 (6.84%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (6.84%) Security Consultant
10 7 (5.98%) Software Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Architect
11 6 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Unix Administrator
12 5 (4.27%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.40%) Middleware
2 7 (5.98%) Django
3 6 (5.13%) XML
4 4 (3.42%) HTML
4 4 (3.42%) J2EE
5 3 (2.56%) LAMP
5 3 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.71%) JSON
6 2 (1.71%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.85%) .NET
7 1 (0.85%) CSS
7 1 (0.85%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.85%) JAXP
7 1 (0.85%) JDBC
7 1 (0.85%) JMX
7 1 (0.85%) JSP
7 1 (0.85%) React
7 1 (0.85%) Servlets
7 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Clustering
1 9 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.84%) iSeries
3 7 (5.98%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.27%) Grid Computing
5 5 (4.27%) HACMP
6 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.42%) Fintech
6 4 (3.42%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.56%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.56%) AS400
8 2 (1.71%) Online Games
8 2 (1.71%) Replication
9 1 (0.85%) CMDB
9 1 (0.85%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 101 (86.32%) Unix
2 98 (83.76%) Linux
3 63 (53.85%) Windows
4 27 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (22.22%) AIX
5 26 (22.22%) Windows 2000
5 26 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (10.26%) HPUX
8 6 (5.13%) CentOS
8 6 (5.13%) Windows Server
9 5 (4.27%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.71%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.85%) Debian
11 1 (0.85%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.85%) SUSE
11 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.37%) ITIL
2 19 (16.24%) Capacity Management
3 17 (14.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (13.68%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (13.68%) Project Management
5 14 (11.97%) Information Security
5 14 (11.97%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (11.97%) Patch Management
6 13 (11.11%) Change Management
7 12 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (8.55%) Cyber Resilience
8 10 (8.55%) Risk Management
8 10 (8.55%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.69%) Regression Testing
9 9 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.84%) Content Management
10 8 (6.84%) Cryptanalysis
10 8 (6.84%) Ethical Hacking
10 8 (6.84%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (6.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.21%) Shell Script
2 16 (13.68%) Python
3 13 (11.11%) Perl
4 12 (10.26%) C++
5 10 (8.55%) Bash Shell
6 8 (6.84%) SQL
7 6 (5.13%) Java
8 4 (3.42%) AWK
8 4 (3.42%) Bourne shell
8 4 (3.42%) Korn
8 4 (3.42%) Ruby
9 3 (2.56%) C
9 3 (2.56%) C#
9 3 (2.56%) Jython
9 3 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.85%) ABAP
11 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.85%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (13.68%) Degree
2 9 (7.69%) RHCE
3 7 (5.98%) RHCSA
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.71%) ISEB
5 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.85%) APMG
6 1 (0.85%) CFCE
6 1 (0.85%) EnCE
6 1 (0.85%) OCA
6 1 (0.85%) OCP
6 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.85%) PMP
6 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) QA
2 10 (8.55%) SLA
3 4 (3.42%) PMO
4 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (11.97%) iptables
2 13 (11.11%) Samba
3 10 (8.55%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (5.98%) Docker
6 5 (4.27%) GlusterFS
7 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
7 4 (3.42%) GPFS
7 4 (3.42%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 4 (3.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.85%) Firmware
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (19.66%) Oracle ZFS
2 19 (16.24%) Red Hat Satellite
3 13 (11.11%) Cacti
3 13 (11.11%) Nagios
4 9 (7.69%) NetBackup
5 8 (6.84%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (5.98%) Puppet
7 4 (3.42%) Ansible
7 4 (3.42%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (3.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (2.56%) PureDisk
9 2 (1.71%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.71%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.85%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.85%) Packer
10 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (44.44%) Oracle
2 38 (32.48%) Red Hat
3 35 (29.91%) Sun
4 34 (29.06%) HP
5 28 (23.93%) Cisco
6 27 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 27 (23.08%) Crossbeam
6 27 (23.08%) F5
6 27 (23.08%) Juniper
7 26 (22.22%) Blue Coat
7 26 (22.22%) Palo Alto
7 26 (22.22%) Sourcefire
8 25 (21.37%) VMware
9 21 (17.95%) EMC
10 20 (17.09%) NetApp
11 19 (16.24%) Brocade
12 6 (5.13%) IBM
12 6 (5.13%) Sophos
13 5 (4.27%) Veritas
14 4 (3.42%) StorageTek