The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 248 214
Rank change year-on-year +34 -34  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 20 13 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.40% 0.22% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.71% 0.79% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 26
Median salary £32,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -  

Solaris is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1169 1656 1652
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 23.10% 28.10% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 1439 1396
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Solaris as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in the South West

Solaris
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris in the South West.

Salary trend for Solaris in the South West

Solaris
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in the South West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in the South West

Solaris
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 13 £30,000 - 3
Gloucestershire +1 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Wiltshire +14 2 £42,000 +7.69%
Somerset - 1 £39,500 - 1
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 42 (80.77%) Linux
2 35 (67.31%) Unix
3 27 (51.92%) Oracle
4 25 (48.08%) VMware
5 20 (38.46%) Windows
6 19 (36.54%) SAN
7 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
7 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (28.85%) SQL
8 15 (28.85%) ITIL
8 15 (28.85%) Cisco
9 14 (26.92%) CheckPoint
9 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (25.00%) Firewall
11 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (23.08%) Programme Management
11 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 12 (23.08%) Sun
11 12 (23.08%) High Availability
12 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database
12 11 (21.15%) AIX
12 11 (21.15%) NetBackup
13 10 (19.23%) Windows 2000
13 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
13 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
13 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
14 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
15 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
15 8 (15.38%) Data Protection

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.92%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.92%) JBoss
3 1 (1.92%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.54%) MS Office
2 6 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Maximo
1 4 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.92%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) IaaS
1 8 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (36.54%) SAN
2 13 (25.00%) Firewall
3 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.54%) DNS
4 6 (11.54%) NetScaler
5 5 (9.62%) NAS
5 5 (9.62%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (9.62%) SSL
6 4 (7.69%) Internet
7 1 (1.92%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.92%) DHCP
7 1 (1.92%) LDAP
7 1 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (11.54%) MySQL
5 4 (7.69%) GIS
6 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) PROIV
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (7.69%) Electronics
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
1 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 4 (7.69%) Marketing
1 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.77%) Military
3 2 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (13.46%) Graduate
1 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Support
2 6 (11.54%) Analyst
2 6 (11.54%) ArcSight Analyst
2 6 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
2 6 (11.54%) Technical Support
3 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
3 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 5 (9.62%) Support Team Leader
3 5 (9.62%) Team Leader
3 5 (9.62%) Unix Support
4 4 (7.69%) Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Firewall Support
4 4 (7.69%) Graduate Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Maximo Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) HTML
1 7 (13.46%) XML
2 6 (11.54%) Regular Expression
3 4 (7.69%) Middleware
4 3 (5.77%) CSS
4 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.77%) JSON
4 3 (5.77%) REST
4 3 (5.77%) SOAP
4 3 (5.77%) Spring
4 3 (5.77%) Spring MVC
4 3 (5.77%) Web Services
5 1 (1.92%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.46%) Clustering
2 7 (13.46%) Replication
3 6 (11.54%) Driving Licence
4 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.62%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.85%) Fintech
6 2 (3.85%) NHS
6 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.92%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 42 (80.77%) Linux
2 35 (67.31%) Unix
3 20 (38.46%) Windows
4 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (21.15%) AIX
7 10 (19.23%) Windows 2000
8 8 (15.38%) OpenVMS
8 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (9.62%) Debian
9 5 (9.62%) Ubuntu
10 4 (7.69%) CentOS
10 4 (7.69%) HPUX
10 4 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
11 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
12 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) ITIL
3 12 (23.08%) High Availability
3 12 (23.08%) Programme Management
4 8 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 8 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 8 (15.38%) ITSM
4 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 8 (15.38%) Service Management
5 6 (11.54%) Content Development
5 6 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (11.54%) ITIL V3
5 6 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (11.54%) PRINCE
5 6 (11.54%) Project Management
5 6 (11.54%) SIEM
6 5 (9.62%) Logistics
6 5 (9.62%) Open Source
6 5 (9.62%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
3 5 (9.62%) Perl
3 5 (9.62%) Python
4 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.77%) C
5 3 (5.77%) C++
5 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 7 (13.46%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) MCITP
5 1 (1.92%) MCTS
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) SLA
2 6 (11.54%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.46%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.62%) Samba
4 4 (7.69%) MetaFrame
4 4 (7.69%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.85%) Firmware
5 2 (3.85%) NFS
5 2 (3.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) NetBackup
2 8 (15.38%) Nagios
3 6 (11.54%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (3.85%) Puppet
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.92%) OpenView
5 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Oracle
2 25 (48.08%) VMware
3 15 (28.85%) Cisco
4 14 (26.92%) CheckPoint
5 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 12 (23.08%) Sun
6 8 (15.38%) F5
6 8 (15.38%) HP
6 8 (15.38%) NetApp
7 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
8 6 (11.54%) ArcSight
8 6 (11.54%) Crossbeam
8 6 (11.54%) Intel
8 6 (11.54%) Juniper
8 6 (11.54%) Palo Alto
8 6 (11.54%) ProCurve
8 6 (11.54%) Splunk
9 5 (9.62%) Veritas
10 4 (7.69%) Actuate
10 4 (7.69%) BEA
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