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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 218 227
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 33 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.62% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.50% 1.26% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 16
Median salary £38,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £33,500 £39,375
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,500 £54,375
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £47,250 £47,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +0.53%  

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 1319 1347 1867
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.92% 25.69% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2442 2900 3858
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £21,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Somerset +7 12 - -
Bristol -11 12 £38,500 -18.94% 2
Gloucestershire +1 8 - -
Wiltshire +1 1 £47,500 -13.63%
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 45 (81.82%) Unix
2 39 (70.91%) Windows
3 35 (63.64%) Linux
3 35 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 30 (54.55%) Oracle
4 30 (54.55%) VMware
5 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 17 (30.91%) SQL
7 15 (27.27%) AIX
7 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 14 (25.45%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (25.45%) Management Information System
8 14 (25.45%) Red Hat
9 13 (23.64%) SharePoint
9 13 (23.64%) ETL
9 13 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (23.64%) Java
9 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (23.64%) High Availability
9 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (23.64%) Oracle Database
10 12 (21.82%) Data Structures
10 12 (21.82%) DV Cleared
10 12 (21.82%) Data Analysis
10 12 (21.82%) Data Management
10 12 (21.82%) QA
10 12 (21.82%) QlikView
10 12 (21.82%) OLAP
10 12 (21.82%) NetApp
10 12 (21.82%) Power BI

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 13 (23.64%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.09%) Apache
2 5 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.64%) iPlanet
4 2 (3.64%) JBoss
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Maximo
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) DHCP
1 8 (14.55%) Firewall
2 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.45%) DNS
3 3 (5.45%) Internet
4 2 (3.64%) SAN
5 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.82%) NAS
5 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.82%) SSL
5 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.45%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (23.64%) Oracle Database
3 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (21.82%) OLAP
4 12 (21.82%) Power BI
4 12 (21.82%) QlikView
5 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (5.45%) GIS
7 3 (5.45%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (3.64%) MySQL
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) PROIV
2 3 (5.45%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Military
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Local Government
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Administrator
1 12 (21.82%) DBA
2 7 (12.73%) Unix Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Unix Support
3 6 (10.91%) Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Graduate
4 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Java Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) HTML
2 8 (14.55%) XML
3 4 (7.27%) .NET
3 4 (7.27%) Middleware
4 3 (5.45%) jQuery
4 3 (5.45%) JSP
4 3 (5.45%) Regular Expression
5 2 (3.64%) CSS
5 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.64%) J2EE
5 2 (3.64%) JSON
5 2 (3.64%) REST
5 2 (3.64%) SOAP
5 2 (3.64%) Spring
5 2 (3.64%) Spring MVC
5 2 (3.64%) Web Services
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Management Information System
2 12 (21.82%) Data Structures
3 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
4 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.45%) Clustering
6 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.64%) Replication
6 2 (3.64%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.82%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.82%) Fintech
7 1 (1.82%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 45 (81.82%) Unix
2 39 (70.91%) Windows
3 35 (63.64%) Linux
4 15 (27.27%) AIX
5 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
9 6 (10.91%) HPUX
9 6 (10.91%) Windows 2000
9 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (5.45%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.64%) CentOS
11 2 (3.64%) SUSE
12 1 (1.82%) Debian
12 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) ETL
1 13 (23.64%) High Availability
2 12 (21.82%) Data Analysis
2 12 (21.82%) Data Management
3 6 (10.91%) Innovation Management
3 6 (10.91%) MVC
3 6 (10.91%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (10.91%) Time Management
4 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (5.45%) B2B
5 3 (5.45%) CAD
5 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.45%) Content Development
5 3 (5.45%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (5.45%) ITIL
5 3 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.45%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (5.45%) SIEM
5 3 (5.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) SQL
2 13 (23.64%) Java
3 9 (16.36%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.09%) Perl
6 4 (7.27%) PHP
6 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.45%) Python
8 2 (3.64%) C
8 2 (3.64%) C++
8 2 (3.64%) C-shell
8 2 (3.64%) Korn
8 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) DV Cleared
3 9 (16.36%) Degree
4 4 (7.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.64%) MCITP
6 2 (3.64%) MCTS
7 1 (1.82%) CCNA
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.82%) MCSA
7 1 (1.82%) MCSE
7 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) QA
2 10 (18.18%) SLA
3 3 (5.45%) GPG13
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.27%) vSphere
5 3 (5.45%) MetaFrame
5 3 (5.45%) Terminal Server
6 2 (3.64%) Firmware
6 2 (3.64%) KVM
6 2 (3.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.82%) Docker
7 1 (1.82%) NFS
7 1 (1.82%) Samba
7 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.82%) XenApp
7 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Nagios
2 3 (5.45%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.64%) OpenView
3 2 (3.64%) Puppet
3 2 (3.64%) SCCM
4 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.82%) SCOM
4 1 (1.82%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Oracle
1 30 (54.55%) VMware
2 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.45%) Red Hat
4 12 (21.82%) NetApp
5 9 (16.36%) Cisco
6 8 (14.55%) Citrix
7 6 (10.91%) Sun
8 5 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 5 (9.09%) F5
9 4 (7.27%) Juniper
10 3 (5.45%) Actuate
10 3 (5.45%) ArcSight
10 3 (5.45%) BEA
10 3 (5.45%) HP
10 3 (5.45%) IBM
10 3 (5.45%) Palo Alto
10 3 (5.45%) Splunk
10 3 (5.45%) Sybase
10 3 (5.45%) Veritas
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