Period
to 17 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Solaris Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

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

Solaris Engineer
UK
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1188 1214 1275
Rank change year-on-year +26 +61 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Solaris Engineer 13 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.005% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 26
UK median annual salary £65,000 £56,250 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.56% +36.36% -21.43%
10th Percentile £40,875 £45,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +64.29% -11.39%

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 170962 177373 207193
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 96.51% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 137615 148115 172832
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,123
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.27% +0.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Solaris Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris Engineer in the UK

Solaris Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Solaris Engineer in the UK

Solaris Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris Engineer over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris Engineer in the UK

Solaris Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 17 December 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 +31 11 £65,000 +15.56% 1
London +6 7 £80,000 +45.45%
UK excluding London +29 6 £65,000 +13.04% 1
South East +36 3 £65,000 +13.04%
Scotland - 2 - -
South West - 1 - -

Solaris Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, Solaris Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Solaris
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Unix
3 10 (76.92%) Red Hat
4 7 (53.85%) AIX
4 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (46.15%) Perl
6 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
7 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 4 (30.77%) CentOS
7 4 (30.77%) Puppet
7 4 (30.77%) DevOps
7 4 (30.77%) Ansible
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 3 (23.08%) C-shell
8 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) SLA
8 3 (23.08%) Korn
8 3 (23.08%) Veritas
8 3 (23.08%) VMware
9 2 (15.38%) Replication
9 2 (15.38%) Banking
9 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
9 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (15.38%) Degree
9 2 (15.38%) iSCSI

Solaris Engineer 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) iPlanet
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) FCoE
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Solaris
2 12 (92.31%) Unix
3 7 (53.85%) AIX
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) CentOS
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (7.69%) HPUX
6 1 (7.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Feasibility Study
3 2 (15.38%) High Availability
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) C-shell
3 3 (23.08%) Korn
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) OCP
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (15.38%) RHCE
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) KVM
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (7.69%) vCloud
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Ansible
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (15.38%) Icinga
3 2 (15.38%) Kibana
3 2 (15.38%) logstash
3 2 (15.38%) Nagios
3 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Prometheus
3 2 (15.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Veritas
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Kaspersky
4 2 (15.38%) Sun
4 2 (15.38%) Veeam
5 1 (7.69%) PlateSpin
5 1 (7.69%) TOWER Software