Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
England > South East
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 409 272 422
Rank change year-on-year -137 +150 +35
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 42 19 93
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.11% 0.98% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 45
10th Percentile " £32,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £63,000 £33,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £37,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +93.33% -40.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £44,250 £63,750
90th Percentile " £47,550 £66,500
England median annual salary £63,000 £48,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +31.25% -8.57% -4.55%

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 3,784 1,941 6,458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.00% 24.19% 25.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,590 1,602 5,462
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £24,250
25th Percentile £32,531 £33,813 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Solaris as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Solaris in the South East.

Salary trend for Solaris in the South East

Solaris
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Solaris in the South East over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021. 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
Berkshire -46 35 £75,000 +114.29% 1
Thames Valley -62 35 £75,000 +114.29% 1
West Sussex -17 3 - -
Surrey -78 3 £70,000 -
Kent - 1 £42,500 - 1
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 38 (90.48%) Unix
2 32 (76.19%) Oracle
3 28 (66.67%) Social Skills
4 27 (64.29%) Oracle Database
4 27 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
6 23 (54.76%) Performance Tuning
7 22 (52.38%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (50.00%) Police
8 21 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 21 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 21 (50.00%) WebLogic
8 21 (50.00%) PL/SQL
8 21 (50.00%) SQL
8 21 (50.00%) ETL
8 21 (50.00%) Toad
8 21 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 21 (50.00%) Shell Script
9 16 (38.10%) Linux
10 15 (35.71%) Windows
11 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 10 (23.81%) VMware
13 9 (21.43%) Information Security
13 9 (21.43%) Splunk
14 8 (19.05%) AWS
14 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (19.05%) ITIL
15 7 (16.67%) DNS
15 7 (16.67%) HP
15 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP

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 21 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 21 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.14%) IIS
2 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) DNS
1 7 (16.67%) Firewall
1 7 (16.67%) Network Security
1 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (14.29%) HTTP
2 6 (14.29%) SSL
3 4 (9.52%) GGSN
4 3 (7.14%) DHCP
4 3 (7.14%) DMZ
5 2 (4.76%) NAS
5 2 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (2.38%) FTP
6 1 (2.38%) Internet
6 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (64.29%) Oracle Database
2 21 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) Toad
2 6 (14.29%) JIRA
2 6 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 28 (66.67%) Social Skills
2 27 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (50.00%) Police
4 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 6 (14.29%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (9.52%) Finance
7 1 (2.38%) Local Government
7 1 (2.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 21 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) QA Leader
2 6 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Data Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Mobile Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Design Authority
5 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Engineering Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Presales Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Unix
2 16 (38.10%) Linux
3 15 (35.71%) Windows
4 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.38%) AIX
6 1 (2.38%) CentOS
6 1 (2.38%) Debian
6 1 (2.38%) SUSE
6 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (52.38%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (50.00%) ETL
3 21 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (21.43%) Information Security
5 8 (19.05%) ITIL
6 6 (14.29%) API Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Defect Management
6 6 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 6 (14.29%) OWASP
6 6 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 6 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 6 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
6 6 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 21 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) C
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) Perl
3 2 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) CEH
2 6 (14.29%) CISA
2 6 (14.29%) GIAC
2 6 (14.29%) ISEB
2 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (14.29%) OSCE
2 6 (14.29%) OSCP
3 4 (9.52%) CCIP
3 4 (9.52%) CCNP
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (14.29%) GDPR
2 6 (14.29%) NIST
2 6 (14.29%) QA
3 5 (11.90%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) Firmware
3 3 (7.14%) KVM
4 2 (4.76%) Docker
4 2 (4.76%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.38%) iptables
5 1 (2.38%) NFS
5 1 (2.38%) Postfix
5 1 (2.38%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) HP ALM
1 6 (14.29%) HP Fortify
1 6 (14.29%) WebInspect
2 3 (7.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 3 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (4.76%) Ansible
4 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.38%) Nagios
4 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.38%) Packer
4 1 (2.38%) Puppet
4 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) Oracle
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.81%) VMware
4 9 (21.43%) Splunk
5 7 (16.67%) HP
6 6 (14.29%) ArcSight
6 6 (14.29%) Black Duck
6 6 (14.29%) Micro Focus
6 6 (14.29%) Qualys
6 6 (14.29%) Sonatype
6 6 (14.29%) Tripwire
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco
7 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.14%) Citrix
8 3 (7.14%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.76%) Juniper
9 2 (4.76%) McAfee
10 1 (2.38%) Dell
10 1 (2.38%) EMC
10 1 (2.38%) NEC