Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
England > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 401 442 448
Rank change year-on-year +41 +6 -127
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 78 80 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.37% 1.20% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 36 73 71
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £46,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +9.52%

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 5,702 6,685 8,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.00% 24.90% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4,681 5,473 7,253
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,746 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.59% +5.56% -

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 19 February 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 19 February 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
West Sussex +45 37 £65,000 -2.26% 2
Surrey +41 19 £53,750 -10.42% 5
Thames Valley +20 14 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Berkshire +16 8 £46,250 -15.91% 6
Hampshire +4 8 £45,000 -20.00% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £70,000 +16.67% 2
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 54 (69.23%) Unix
2 45 (57.69%) Windows
3 40 (51.28%) ITIL
4 39 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 38 (48.72%) Finance
6 36 (46.15%) Information Security
7 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (43.59%) Firmware
8 34 (43.59%) Linux
8 34 (43.59%) Ticket Management
9 33 (42.31%) Oracle
10 31 (39.74%) SLA
10 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
10 31 (39.74%) Degree
10 31 (39.74%) ServiceNow
11 27 (34.62%) Azure
11 27 (34.62%) Management Information System
12 25 (32.05%) SQL
13 21 (26.92%) High Availability
13 21 (26.92%) PowerShell
14 20 (25.64%) SQL Server
14 20 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (24.36%) DHCP
15 19 (24.36%) DNS
15 19 (24.36%) C
15 19 (24.36%) MCP
15 19 (24.36%) Security Hardening
16 18 (23.08%) Patch Management
17 15 (19.23%) DMZ
17 15 (19.23%) VMware

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 (10.26%) IIS
2 6 (7.69%) Confluence
2 6 (7.69%) MQSeries
2 6 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.56%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.28%) JCAPS
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 27 (34.62%) Azure
2 10 (12.82%) AWS
3 6 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon Cognito
4 2 (2.56%) GCP
4 2 (2.56%) Heroku
4 2 (2.56%) Route 53
4 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) DHCP
1 19 (24.36%) DNS
2 15 (19.23%) DMZ
3 6 (7.69%) SAN
3 6 (7.69%) SSL
3 6 (7.69%) VPN
4 5 (6.41%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.85%) 2G
5 3 (3.85%) 3G
5 3 (3.85%) 4G
5 3 (3.85%) Firewall
5 3 (3.85%) GSM
5 3 (3.85%) INAP
5 3 (3.85%) Megaco
5 3 (3.85%) MGW
5 3 (3.85%) RTP
5 3 (3.85%) SIGTRAN
5 3 (3.85%) SS7
5 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.85%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2017
2 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.69%) Big Data
5 6 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.85%) OLTP
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.28%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) JIRA
2 4 (5.13%) EasyMock
2 4 (5.13%) Gradle
2 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.13%) JUnit
3 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (48.72%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Automotive
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Games
3 1 (1.28%) German Language
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Support Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Operations Support Engineer
3 14 (17.95%) DBA
4 11 (14.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (12.82%) SQL DBA
6 8 (10.26%) SQL Server DBA
7 7 (8.97%) Administrator
7 7 (8.97%) Consultant
7 7 (8.97%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Unix Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Architect
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Architect
10 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (5.13%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) WebSphere Consultant
11 3 (3.85%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) LDAP
2 8 (10.26%) Middleware
3 6 (7.69%) Kafka
3 6 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (5.13%) Swing
5 3 (3.85%) SOAP
6 2 (2.56%) Web Services
7 1 (1.28%) COM
7 1 (1.28%) Sensu
7 1 (1.28%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.62%) Management Information System
2 13 (16.67%) Clustering
3 10 (12.82%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.69%) AS400
5 6 (7.69%) Mainframe
5 6 (7.69%) Tandem
6 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.13%) Wiki
7 3 (3.85%) Replication
8 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 54 (69.23%) Unix
2 45 (57.69%) Windows
3 34 (43.59%) Linux
4 9 (11.54%) AIX
4 9 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.56%) HPUX
7 1 (1.28%) IRIX
7 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.28%) ITIL
2 36 (46.15%) Information Security
3 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (43.59%) Ticket Management
5 21 (26.92%) High Availability
6 19 (24.36%) Security Hardening
7 18 (23.08%) Patch Management
8 11 (14.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (11.54%) Migration
9 9 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (10.26%) Incident Management
10 8 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (7.69%) Capacity Management
11 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 6 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.69%) GitOps
11 6 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (5.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) SQL
2 21 (26.92%) PowerShell
3 19 (24.36%) C
4 8 (10.26%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.13%) C++
6 4 (5.13%) Java
7 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (39.74%) Degree
2 20 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (24.36%) MCP
4 6 (7.69%) RHCE
5 1 (1.28%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.28%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (39.74%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.85%) GDPR
2 3 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 34 (43.59%) Firmware
3 11 (14.10%) NFS
4 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (7.69%) Docker
6 4 (5.13%) Sendmail
6 4 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.28%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.28%) Samba
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) Ansible
2 7 (8.97%) Data Guard
2 7 (8.97%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (7.69%) Tivoli
4 5 (6.41%) Nagios
5 3 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.85%) HP ALM
6 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.56%) Puppet
6 2 (2.56%) SCCM
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (42.31%) Oracle
2 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
2 31 (39.74%) ServiceNow
3 15 (19.23%) VMware
4 12 (15.38%) HP
4 12 (15.38%) Splunk
5 8 (10.26%) Citrix
5 8 (10.26%) IBM
5 8 (10.26%) Sun
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco
6 5 (6.41%) NetApp
6 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.85%) Brocade
7 3 (3.85%) Ericsson
7 3 (3.85%) Informatica
7 3 (3.85%) Isilon
8 2 (2.56%) F5
8 2 (2.56%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.28%) Avaya
9 1 (1.28%) Dell