Period
to 11 July 2020

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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
England > South East
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 324 459 480
Rank change year-on-year +135 +21 -126
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 54 59 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.67% 0.87% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 30 59 60
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +11.63% +10.82%
10th Percentile £40,450 £46,250 £36,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -8.70%

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 3,229 6,775 7,743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.82% 25.43% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,630 5,485 6,408
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,475
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 11 July 2020.

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 11 July 2020. 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 +109 18 £60,000 +17.07% 1
Surrey +85 14 £80,000 +23.08%
Hampshire +71 14 £45,000 -21.74% 1
Berkshire +90 10 £40,000 -21.95% 1
Buckinghamshire +55 8 £70,000 -
West Sussex +40 8 £50,750 -21.32%
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 32 (59.26%) Linux
2 29 (53.70%) Unix
2 29 (53.70%) Windows
3 18 (33.33%) VMware
4 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 16 (29.63%) AWS
5 15 (27.78%) SQL
5 15 (27.78%) Oracle
6 14 (25.93%) Configuration Management
6 14 (25.93%) Finance
6 14 (25.93%) Azure
6 14 (25.93%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (24.07%) ITIL
8 12 (22.22%) AIX
8 12 (22.22%) HP
8 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database
8 12 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (18.52%) GDPR
9 10 (18.52%) Incident Management
9 10 (18.52%) Perl
10 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (16.67%) Ansible
11 8 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (14.81%) Patch Management
11 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
11 8 (14.81%) WebSphere

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 8 (14.81%) MQSeries
1 8 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.11%) Confluence
2 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.56%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.63%) AWS
2 14 (25.93%) Azure
3 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon Cognito
4 2 (3.70%) GCP
4 2 (3.70%) Heroku
4 2 (3.70%) Route 53
4 2 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) SSL
2 7 (12.96%) DHCP
2 7 (12.96%) DNS
3 6 (11.11%) Wireshark
4 5 (9.26%) DMZ
5 4 (7.41%) 2G
5 4 (7.41%) 3G
5 4 (7.41%) 4G
5 4 (7.41%) Diameter Protocol
5 4 (7.41%) Firewall
5 4 (7.41%) GSM
5 4 (7.41%) Megaco
5 4 (7.41%) MGW
5 4 (7.41%) RTP
5 4 (7.41%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (7.41%) SS7
5 4 (7.41%) VoLTE
5 4 (7.41%) VoWiFi
6 3 (5.56%) INAP
6 3 (5.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (12.96%) RDBMS
2 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.26%) OLTP
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) JIRA
2 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Subversion
3 4 (7.41%) EasyMock
3 4 (7.41%) Gradle
3 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.41%) JUnit
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.85%) Automotive
2 1 (1.85%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) DBA
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (12.96%) SQL DBA
2 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Solaris Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Ericsson Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Java Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) OSS Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Solaris Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) Middleware
1 8 (14.81%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (7.41%) Swing
3 3 (5.56%) SOAP
4 2 (3.70%) Sensu
4 2 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.81%) AS400
2 8 (14.81%) Mainframe
2 8 (14.81%) Tandem
3 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.41%) Wiki
5 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) CCTV
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (59.26%) Linux
2 29 (53.70%) Unix
2 29 (53.70%) Windows
3 12 (22.22%) AIX
3 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
5 6 (11.11%) HPUX
6 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Configuration Management
1 14 (25.93%) Requirements Analysis
2 13 (24.07%) ITIL
3 12 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (18.52%) Incident Management
5 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.81%) Information Security
6 8 (14.81%) Migration
6 8 (14.81%) Patch Management
6 8 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (14.81%) Problem Management
6 8 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (12.96%) Capacity Management
7 7 (12.96%) High Availability
7 7 (12.96%) Test Strategy
8 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity
8 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (9.26%) Project Delivery
8 5 (9.26%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) Perl
3 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
4 7 (12.96%) C
4 7 (12.96%) Python
5 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.41%) C++
6 4 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) GDPR
2 6 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 5 (9.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (7.41%) SLA
5 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) Docker
3 5 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (9.26%) vSphere
4 3 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) Ansible
2 8 (14.81%) Tivoli
3 7 (12.96%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (9.26%) SELinux
5 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (7.41%) Puppet
6 3 (5.56%) HP ALM
6 3 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.70%) Nagios
7 2 (3.70%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) VMware
2 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 15 (27.78%) Oracle
4 12 (22.22%) HP
5 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 8 (14.81%) IBM
6 8 (14.81%) Sun
7 7 (12.96%) Ericsson
7 7 (12.96%) Veritas
8 5 (9.26%) SolarWinds
8 5 (9.26%) Symantec
9 3 (5.56%) Citrix
9 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
9 3 (5.56%) Splunk
10 2 (3.70%) Cisco
10 2 (3.70%) F5
10 2 (3.70%) Informatica
10 2 (3.70%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.85%) NetApp
11 1 (1.85%) Nokia