The median annual salary for a Solaris Administrator was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Solaris Administrator
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 917 914
Rank change year-on-year +74 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 9 33 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.032% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.033% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 31
Median salary £65,000 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% -2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £43,750 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £62,750 £79,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +27.77% +12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Solaris Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Solaris Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris Administrator in the UK

Solaris Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Solaris Administrator in the UK

Solaris Administrator
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Solaris Administrator in the UK

Solaris Administrator
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris Administrator within the UK 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
England +58 9 £65,000 +36.84% 1
London +64 7 £65,000 +13.04%
Canary Wharf - 4 £65,000 -
South East +61 2 £57,500 -28.12% 1
City of London +41 2 £78,750 +36.95%
Gatwick - 2 £57,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £57,500 -

Solaris Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Solaris Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Solaris Administrator in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Unix
1 19 (100.00%) Solaris
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
4 12 (63.16%) Shell Script
4 12 (63.16%) Oracle
4 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (57.89%) Perl
5 11 (57.89%) Veritas
6 9 (47.37%) SAN
7 8 (42.11%) DNS
7 8 (42.11%) Sun
8 7 (36.84%) EMC
8 7 (36.84%) Finance
8 7 (36.84%) VMware
8 7 (36.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
10 5 (26.32%) Puppet
11 4 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (21.05%) LXC
11 4 (21.05%) Ansible
11 4 (21.05%) Docker
11 4 (21.05%) Infoblox
11 4 (21.05%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (21.05%) HP
11 4 (21.05%) SLA
11 4 (21.05%) SMTP
11 4 (21.05%) DHCP
11 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP

Solaris Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) SAN
2 8 (42.11%) DNS
3 4 (21.05%) DHCP
3 4 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (21.05%) SMTP
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Solaris
1 19 (100.00%) Unix
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) CentOS
4 3 (15.79%) HPUX
5 1 (5.26%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) Debian
5 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
2 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) Benchmarking
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) QMS
4 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Server Hardening
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Shell Script
2 11 (57.89%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) AWK
3 3 (15.79%) Korn
4 2 (10.53%) Bourne shell
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) OCA
1 2 (10.53%) OCP
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (10.53%) RHCE
1 2 (10.53%) RHCSA
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (21.05%) Docker
2 4 (21.05%) LXC
3 2 (10.53%) GlusterFS
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (26.32%) Puppet
3 4 (21.05%) Ansible
3 4 (21.05%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
4 3 (15.79%) Data Guard
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (10.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
2 12 (63.16%) Oracle
3 11 (57.89%) Veritas
4 8 (42.11%) Sun
5 7 (36.84%) EMC
5 7 (36.84%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) Brocade
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) Infoblox
7 2 (10.53%) Hitachi
7 2 (10.53%) StorageTek
7 2 (10.53%) Sybase
7 2 (10.53%) Symantec
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.26%) Yahoo!