Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
England > South East
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 469 316 346
Rank change year-on-year -153 +30 -33
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 82 243 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.82% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.00% 2.88% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 60 154 246
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £37,375 £27,800 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,875 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%

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 8,201 8,429 11,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.02% 28.33% 29.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6,878 7,218 10,116
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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
Surrey -36 31 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Thames Valley -100 29 £61,250 +22.50% 7
Berkshire -77 25 £87,500 +75.00% 6
Hampshire -51 21 £47,500 -17.39% 5
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £52,050 +108.20%
West Sussex -12 1 £37,500 -34.78%
Oxfordshire -24 1 £65,000 +15.56% 1
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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 72 (87.80%) Linux
2 59 (71.95%) Windows
3 56 (68.29%) Unix
4 45 (54.88%) Oracle
5 28 (34.15%) Shell Script
6 27 (32.93%) Sun
7 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (28.05%) Firewall
9 22 (26.83%) HP
10 21 (25.61%) Capacity Management
11 20 (24.39%) JBoss
11 20 (24.39%) SAN
12 19 (23.17%) EMC
12 19 (23.17%) Brocade
13 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (21.95%) Java
13 18 (21.95%) Red Hat
14 17 (20.73%) NetApp
14 17 (20.73%) TCP/IP
15 16 (19.51%) LDAP
15 16 (19.51%) Cisco
15 16 (19.51%) ITIL
15 16 (19.51%) Oracle ZFS
16 15 (18.29%) Patch Management
16 15 (18.29%) CheckPoint
16 15 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (18.29%) SaaS
16 15 (18.29%) F5
17 14 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
17 14 (17.07%) 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 20 (24.39%) JBoss
2 12 (14.63%) Apache
2 12 (14.63%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.22%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (18.29%) SaaS
2 8 (9.76%) PaaS
3 7 (8.54%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (8.54%) Amazon Glacier
3 7 (8.54%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.44%) Route 53
4 2 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.05%) Firewall
2 20 (24.39%) SAN
3 17 (20.73%) TCP/IP
4 14 (17.07%) Sourcefire
5 13 (15.85%) Kerberos
6 12 (14.63%) SSH
7 7 (8.54%) VPN
8 3 (3.66%) NAS
9 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.44%) SMS
10 1 (1.22%) DHCP
10 1 (1.22%) DNS
10 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) DB2
1 13 (15.85%) MySQL
1 13 (15.85%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (13.41%) Oracle Database
3 9 (10.98%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (8.54%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (8.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.88%) GIS
6 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.22%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.98%) Maven
3 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.10%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.44%) Subversion
6 1 (1.22%) Ant
6 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.22%) Gradle
6 1 (1.22%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 14 (17.07%) French Language
1 14 (17.07%) German Language
2 13 (15.85%) Banking
3 12 (14.63%) Finance
4 9 (10.98%) Retail
5 2 (2.44%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Analyst
2 17 (20.73%) Unix Engineer
3 15 (18.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (18.29%) Security Analyst
3 15 (18.29%) Support Engineer
3 15 (18.29%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (17.07%) Blue Coat Analyst
4 14 (17.07%) Firewall Analyst
5 11 (13.41%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (12.20%) Technical Support
6 10 (12.20%) Technical Support Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Administrator
7 8 (9.76%) Software Support Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Architect
9 6 (7.32%) AWS Architect
9 6 (7.32%) Software Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Java Software Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) LDAP
2 14 (17.07%) J2SE
3 13 (15.85%) REST
3 13 (15.85%) SOAP
3 13 (15.85%) Web Services
4 11 (13.41%) Spring
5 10 (12.20%) AngularJS
5 10 (12.20%) JSP
6 9 (10.98%) JSF
6 9 (10.98%) XML
7 8 (9.76%) HTML
8 5 (6.10%) Hibernate
8 5 (6.10%) J2EE
8 5 (6.10%) jQuery
8 5 (6.10%) Spring MVC
8 5 (6.10%) Spring Security
9 4 (4.88%) Java EE
9 4 (4.88%) JMS
9 4 (4.88%) JMX
9 4 (4.88%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Contactless
1 8 (9.76%) EMV
1 8 (9.76%) User Experience
2 7 (8.54%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.88%) Cybercrime
4 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.88%) Replication
5 3 (3.66%) AS400
5 3 (3.66%) Clustering
5 3 (3.66%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (3.66%) EMC VNX
5 3 (3.66%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.44%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.44%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (87.80%) Linux
2 59 (71.95%) Windows
3 56 (68.29%) Unix
4 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (17.07%) Windows 2000
5 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (12.20%) AIX
8 7 (8.54%) Windows Server
9 3 (3.66%) HPUX
9 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.66%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (2.44%) SUSE
11 1 (1.22%) CentOS
11 1 (1.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.61%) Capacity Management
3 16 (19.51%) ITIL
4 15 (18.29%) Patch Management
5 14 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (15.85%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (14.63%) E-Commerce
7 12 (14.63%) Mobile Commerce
8 10 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (10.98%) Test Automation
10 8 (9.76%) DevOps
10 8 (9.76%) Performance Testing
10 8 (9.76%) SDLC
10 8 (9.76%) Stress Testing
11 7 (8.54%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (8.54%) High Availability
11 7 (8.54%) Incident Management
12 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
12 6 (7.32%) Scrum
12 6 (7.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.15%) Shell Script
2 18 (21.95%) Java
3 9 (10.98%) Perl
4 8 (9.76%) SQL
5 7 (8.54%) Python
6 5 (6.10%) C++
6 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.88%) XPath
8 3 (3.66%) C#
8 3 (3.66%) VBScript
9 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.22%) C
10 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) RHCE
3 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.44%) VCP5
3 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) PSD2
2 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (3.66%) SLA
3 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) iptables
2 12 (14.63%) Samba
3 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.66%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 3 (3.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.44%) vSphere
6 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) Oracle ZFS
2 13 (15.85%) Red Hat Satellite
3 12 (14.63%) Cacti
3 12 (14.63%) Nagios
4 9 (10.98%) Puppet
5 7 (8.54%) NetBackup
6 6 (7.32%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (3.66%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (3.66%) PureDisk
8 2 (2.44%) Consul
8 2 (2.44%) Packer
8 2 (2.44%) SnapMirror
8 2 (2.44%) SnapVault
8 2 (2.44%) Terraform
8 2 (2.44%) vCenter Server
8 2 (2.44%) vMotion
9 1 (1.22%) Ansible
9 1 (1.22%) HP ALM
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (1.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 45 (54.88%) Oracle
2 27 (32.93%) Sun
3 22 (26.83%) HP
4 19 (23.17%) Brocade
4 19 (23.17%) EMC
5 18 (21.95%) Red Hat
6 17 (20.73%) NetApp
7 16 (19.51%) Cisco
8 15 (18.29%) CheckPoint
8 15 (18.29%) F5
9 14 (17.07%) Blue Coat
9 14 (17.07%) Crossbeam
9 14 (17.07%) Juniper
9 14 (17.07%) Palo Alto
10 8 (9.76%) Apple
10 8 (9.76%) PayPal
10 8 (9.76%) VMware
11 6 (7.32%) IBM
12 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
13 3 (3.66%) Sybase