Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 426 325 364
Rank change year-on-year -101 +39 -97
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 116 264 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.83% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.38% 2.95% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 75 170 243
South East median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £41,820
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +31.52% -16.36%
10th Percentile £39,250 £32,175 £29,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -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 8,425 8,952 11,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.29% 28.08% 28.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7,229 7,554 10,268
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £22,700 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -32 60 £48,750 -9.30% 8
Berkshire -32 46 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Surrey -16 43 £52,500 -8.70% 1
Hampshire -55 8 £42,750 -22.27%
Buckinghamshire +3 7 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 7 £65,000 - 2
West Sussex -10 5 £61,500 +6.96%
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 100 (86.21%) Unix
2 97 (83.62%) Linux
3 62 (53.45%) Windows
4 52 (44.83%) Oracle
5 44 (37.93%) Firewall
6 39 (33.62%) TCP/IP
7 38 (32.76%) Red Hat
8 35 (30.17%) Sun
9 34 (29.31%) HP
10 33 (28.45%) Shell Script
11 27 (23.28%) Cisco
12 26 (22.41%) AIX
12 26 (22.41%) CheckPoint
12 26 (22.41%) Juniper
12 26 (22.41%) Crossbeam
12 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (22.41%) F5
13 25 (21.55%) Palo Alto
13 25 (21.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (21.55%) German Language
13 25 (21.55%) Blue Coat
13 25 (21.55%) Sourcefire
13 25 (21.55%) VMware
13 25 (21.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (21.55%) Windows 2000
14 24 (20.69%) ITIL
15 23 (19.83%) Oracle ZFS
16 22 (18.97%) SAN
16 22 (18.97%) French Language
17 21 (18.10%) EMC

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 13 (11.21%) Apache
1 13 (11.21%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.76%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (5.17%) JBoss
4 3 (2.59%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.86%) Confluence
5 1 (0.86%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.86%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) OPENHousing
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.45%) Amazon Glacier
2 4 (3.45%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.86%) Route 53
4 1 (0.86%) Slack
4 1 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (37.93%) Firewall
2 39 (33.62%) TCP/IP
3 22 (18.97%) SAN
4 14 (12.07%) HTTP
4 14 (12.07%) Kerberos
5 13 (11.21%) SSH
6 9 (7.76%) SMTP
7 8 (6.90%) Wireless
8 7 (6.03%) Internet
9 6 (5.17%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (4.31%) DNS
11 4 (3.45%) SSL
11 4 (3.45%) VPN
12 3 (2.59%) SMS
13 2 (1.72%) VoIP
14 1 (0.86%) DAB
14 1 (0.86%) DHCP
14 1 (0.86%) INAP
14 1 (0.86%) SS7
14 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.79%) DB2
1 16 (13.79%) MySQL
2 14 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (8.62%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.31%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.45%) OLTP
6 4 (3.45%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.72%) Informix
8 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.72%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.72%) Selenium
4 1 (0.86%) JIRA
4 1 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 25 (21.55%) German Language
2 22 (18.97%) French Language
3 16 (13.79%) Finance
4 9 (7.76%) Digital Economy
5 3 (2.59%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.59%) Automotive
5 3 (2.59%) Banking
5 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.72%) Games
7 1 (0.86%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.86%) Legal
7 1 (0.86%) Local Government
7 1 (0.86%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 28 (24.14%) Analyst
2 26 (22.41%) Unix Engineer
3 22 (18.97%) Blue Coat Analyst
3 22 (18.97%) Firewall Analyst
3 22 (18.97%) Security Analyst
4 18 (15.52%) Administrator
4 18 (15.52%) Linux Engineer
5 17 (14.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (12.93%) Consultant
7 11 (9.48%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (7.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) IT Consultant
9 8 (6.90%) IT Security Consultant
9 8 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (6.90%) Security Consultant
10 7 (6.03%) Software Engineer
11 6 (5.17%) Architect
11 6 (5.17%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (5.17%) Unix Administrator
12 5 (4.31%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.79%) LDAP
2 11 (9.48%) Middleware
3 7 (6.03%) Django
4 6 (5.17%) XML
5 4 (3.45%) HTML
5 4 (3.45%) J2EE
6 3 (2.59%) LAMP
6 3 (2.59%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.72%) JSON
7 2 (1.72%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.86%) .NET
8 1 (0.86%) CSS
8 1 (0.86%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.86%) JAXP
8 1 (0.86%) JDBC
8 1 (0.86%) JMX
8 1 (0.86%) JSP
8 1 (0.86%) React
8 1 (0.86%) Servlets
8 1 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Clustering
1 9 (7.76%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.90%) iSeries
3 7 (6.03%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.31%) Grid Computing
5 5 (4.31%) HACMP
6 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.45%) Fintech
6 4 (3.45%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.59%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.59%) AS400
8 2 (1.72%) Online Games
8 2 (1.72%) Replication
9 1 (0.86%) CMDB
9 1 (0.86%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.86%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 100 (86.21%) Unix
2 97 (83.62%) Linux
3 62 (53.45%) Windows
4 26 (22.41%) AIX
4 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (21.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (21.55%) Windows 2000
5 25 (21.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (10.34%) HPUX
7 6 (5.17%) CentOS
7 6 (5.17%) Windows Server
8 5 (4.31%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.72%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.86%) Debian
10 1 (0.86%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.86%) SUSE
10 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) ITIL
2 19 (16.38%) Capacity Management
3 17 (14.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (13.79%) Project Management
5 14 (12.07%) Information Security
5 14 (12.07%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (12.07%) Patch Management
6 13 (11.21%) Change Management
7 12 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (8.62%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.76%) Cyber Resilience
9 9 (7.76%) Regression Testing
9 9 (7.76%) Risk Management
9 9 (7.76%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.90%) Cryptanalysis
10 8 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.90%) Presales
10 8 (6.90%) SDLC
10 8 (6.90%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.45%) Shell Script
2 16 (13.79%) Python
3 13 (11.21%) Perl
4 12 (10.34%) C++
5 10 (8.62%) Bash Shell
6 8 (6.90%) SQL
7 6 (5.17%) Java
8 4 (3.45%) AWK
8 4 (3.45%) Bourne shell
8 4 (3.45%) Korn
8 4 (3.45%) Ruby
9 3 (2.59%) C
9 3 (2.59%) C#
9 3 (2.59%) Jython
9 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.86%) ABAP
11 1 (0.86%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.86%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (13.79%) Degree
2 9 (7.76%) RHCE
3 7 (6.03%) RHCSA
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.72%) ISEB
5 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.86%) APMG
6 1 (0.86%) CFCE
6 1 (0.86%) EnCE
6 1 (0.86%) OCA
6 1 (0.86%) OCP
6 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.86%) PMP
6 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) QA
2 10 (8.62%) SLA
3 4 (3.45%) PMO
4 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (12.07%) iptables
2 13 (11.21%) Samba
3 10 (8.62%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (6.03%) Docker
6 5 (4.31%) GlusterFS
7 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
7 4 (3.45%) GPFS
7 4 (3.45%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 4 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.86%) Firmware
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (19.83%) Oracle ZFS
2 19 (16.38%) Red Hat Satellite
3 13 (11.21%) Cacti
3 13 (11.21%) Nagios
4 9 (7.76%) NetBackup
5 8 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (6.03%) Puppet
7 4 (3.45%) Ansible
7 4 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (3.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (2.59%) PureDisk
9 2 (1.72%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.72%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.86%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.86%) Consul
10 1 (0.86%) EnCase
10 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.86%) Packer
10 1 (0.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (44.83%) Oracle
2 38 (32.76%) Red Hat
3 35 (30.17%) Sun
4 34 (29.31%) HP
5 27 (23.28%) Cisco
6 26 (22.41%) CheckPoint
6 26 (22.41%) Crossbeam
6 26 (22.41%) F5
6 26 (22.41%) Juniper
7 25 (21.55%) Blue Coat
7 25 (21.55%) Palo Alto
7 25 (21.55%) Sourcefire
7 25 (21.55%) VMware
8 21 (18.10%) EMC
9 20 (17.24%) NetApp
10 19 (16.38%) Brocade
11 6 (5.17%) IBM
11 6 (5.17%) Sophos
12 5 (4.31%) Veritas
13 4 (3.45%) StorageTek