Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 439 394 342
Rank change year-on-year -45 -52 +24
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 87 150 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.52% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.20% 1.88% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 70 103 191
South East median annual salary £60,000 £48,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.71% -3.96% +19.53%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £69,375 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,160
% change year-on-year -8.33% +15.03% -0.65%

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 7,254 7,962 10,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.08% 27.62% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5,960 6,852 8,749
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -13 43 £60,000 +33.33% 5
Hampshire -17 23 £60,000 +14.29%
Buckinghamshire +41 18 £60,000 +41.18%
Surrey -13 18 £60,000 +30.43% 1
Berkshire -42 14 £57,500 -4.17% 4
Oxfordshire -5 11 £67,500 +68.75% 1
West Sussex +4 7 £60,000 -2.44%
Kent +22 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 81 (93.10%) Linux
2 56 (64.37%) Windows
3 52 (59.77%) Unix
4 49 (56.32%) Oracle
5 42 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (35.63%) SQL
7 31 (35.63%) Amazon AWS
7 31 (35.63%) Windows Server
8 29 (33.33%) ITIL
9 27 (31.03%) AIX
10 25 (28.74%) Project Management
11 24 (27.59%) IaaS
12 22 (25.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 22 (25.29%) Red Hat
13 21 (24.14%) VMware
14 20 (22.99%) Problem Management
14 20 (22.99%) WebLogic
14 20 (22.99%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (21.84%) Middleware
15 19 (21.84%) Firewall
16 17 (19.54%) Internet
16 17 (19.54%) JBoss
16 17 (19.54%) SLA
17 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
17 16 (18.39%) PRINCE2
17 16 (18.39%) NetApp
17 16 (18.39%) Change Management
17 16 (18.39%) Information Security
18 15 (17.24%) Degree

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 (22.99%) WebLogic
2 17 (19.54%) JBoss
3 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.60%) IIS
5 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.45%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.15%) Confluence
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (6.90%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (35.63%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (27.59%) IaaS
3 22 (25.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (6.90%) PaaS
5 4 (4.60%) SaaS
6 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.84%) Firewall
2 17 (19.54%) Internet
3 15 (17.24%) DNS
4 14 (16.09%) SAN
5 11 (12.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (12.64%) IPsec
5 11 (12.64%) Network Security
5 11 (12.64%) VPN
6 10 (11.49%) BIG-IP
6 10 (11.49%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.60%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.45%) DHCP
9 3 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.30%) LAN
10 2 (2.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) MySQL
1 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) Big Data
2 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.60%) Redis
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.45%) OLTP
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.30%) DB2
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) Informix
5 1 (1.15%) NuoDB
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) JIRA
2 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.15%) GitLab
3 1 (1.15%) Toad
3 1 (1.15%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.20%) Finance
3 6 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Games
5 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Publishing
5 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (16.09%) Delivery Manager
1 14 (16.09%) Infrastructure Manager
2 11 (12.64%) IT Manager
2 11 (12.64%) Security Engineer
2 11 (12.64%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.49%) Analyst
3 10 (11.49%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.34%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Administrator
6 7 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Platform Manager
6 7 (8.05%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Technical Support
6 7 (8.05%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.75%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.84%) Middleware
2 8 (9.20%) Web Services
3 5 (5.75%) LDAP
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (3.45%) LAMP
6 2 (2.30%) HTML
6 2 (2.30%) JSP
6 2 (2.30%) XML
7 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.15%) J2SE
7 1 (1.15%) JDBC
7 1 (1.15%) JNDI
7 1 (1.15%) JSON
7 1 (1.15%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.15%) Spring
7 1 (1.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) PKI
2 12 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 10 (11.49%) Clustering
3 10 (11.49%) PMI
4 9 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 9 (10.34%) HACMP
4 9 (10.34%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.45%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.30%) CMDB
7 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.30%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.15%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.15%) IBM XIV
8 1 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 81 (93.10%) Linux
2 56 (64.37%) Windows
3 52 (59.77%) Unix
4 42 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (35.63%) Windows Server
6 27 (31.03%) AIX
7 8 (9.20%) HPUX
8 7 (8.05%) Ubuntu
9 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (4.60%) CentOS
10 4 (4.60%) FreeBSD
10 4 (4.60%) Mac OS X
10 4 (4.60%) SUSE
11 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (2.30%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.33%) ITIL
3 25 (28.74%) Project Management
4 20 (22.99%) Problem Management
4 20 (22.99%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (18.39%) Change Management
5 16 (18.39%) Information Security
5 16 (18.39%) PRINCE2
6 14 (16.09%) Waterfall
7 13 (14.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (12.64%) Computer Security
8 11 (12.64%) Software Deployment
9 10 (11.49%) CMMI
9 10 (11.49%) ITIL V3
9 10 (11.49%) PRINCE
9 10 (11.49%) RUP
9 10 (11.49%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (10.34%) Configuration Management
10 9 (10.34%) Service Management
11 8 (9.20%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.63%) SQL
2 13 (14.94%) Java
3 10 (11.49%) Perl
4 8 (9.20%) Shell Script
5 7 (8.05%) Python
6 6 (6.90%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.60%) AWK
7 4 (4.60%) Bourne shell
7 4 (4.60%) Korn
7 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.60%) Ruby
8 3 (3.45%) C++
9 2 (2.30%) C#
10 1 (1.15%) C
10 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.15%) PHP
10 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Degree
2 12 (13.79%) PMI Certification
3 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.60%) OCA
5 4 (4.60%) OCP
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (4.60%) RHCE
5 4 (4.60%) RHCSA
6 3 (3.45%) PMP
7 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.15%) VCP5
7 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.54%) SLA
2 11 (12.64%) FISMA
3 4 (4.60%) PMO
4 1 (1.15%) GDPR
4 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (10.34%) GPFS
3 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.75%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.60%) GlusterFS
6 2 (2.30%) Docker
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.15%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.15%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) Puppet
2 8 (9.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (8.05%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (8.05%) NetBackup
3 7 (8.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (6.90%) Ansible
4 6 (6.90%) Oracle ZFS
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (5.75%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (4.60%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (4.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (3.45%) SCCM
8 2 (2.30%) Control-M
8 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.30%) Unicenter
9 1 (1.15%) Packer
9 1 (1.15%) Terraform
9 1 (1.15%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.15%) Xymon
Vendors
1 49 (56.32%) Oracle
2 22 (25.29%) Red Hat
3 21 (24.14%) VMware
4 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
4 16 (18.39%) NetApp
5 14 (16.09%) CheckPoint
6 12 (13.79%) Cisco
7 11 (12.64%) HP
8 10 (11.49%) TOWER Software
9 9 (10.34%) Brocade
9 9 (10.34%) EMC
9 9 (10.34%) McAfee
9 9 (10.34%) Sun
9 9 (10.34%) Symantec
10 8 (9.20%) IBM
10 8 (9.20%) Sophos
11 7 (8.05%) Trend Micro
12 5 (5.75%) Splunk
12 5 (5.75%) Veritas
13 4 (4.60%) Centrify