Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solaris Administrator was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1177 1189 1236
Rank change year-on-year +12 +47 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 12 30 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.016% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.017% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 49
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £41,125 £37,500 £30,462
90th Percentile £58,625 £71,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £43,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +25.71% -7.89% +7.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Solaris Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Solaris Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
England +33 12 £52,500 -4.55%
UK excluding London +19 7 £55,000 +25.71%
London -7 5 £52,500 -22.22%
South East +40 4 £56,250 +2.27%
East of England -3 2 £53,750 +13.16%
North of England +8 1 £40,000 +9.59%
North West -9 1 £40,000 -

Solaris Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 12 (100.00%) Solaris
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
3 9 (75.00%) Unix
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Veritas
5 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) Sun
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (16.67%) Presales
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (16.67%) High Availability
7 2 (16.67%) SSH
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (16.67%) Data Security
7 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) FTP
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) LDAP
4 1 (8.33%) SMS
4 1 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Online Games
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Solaris
2 9 (75.00%) Unix
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) AIX
6 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (16.67%) Data Security
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 2 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Server Hardening
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) AWK
4 1 (8.33%) Bourne shell
4 1 (8.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) OCA
2 1 (8.33%) OCP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (8.33%) RHCE
2 1 (8.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) GlusterFS
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
1 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Sun
2 4 (33.33%) Veritas
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Brocade
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) StorageTek
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) VMware