Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Solaris Systems Administrator was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

Solaris System Administrator
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1172 1188 1213
Rank change year-on-year +16 +25 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 4 5 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.003% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 42
UK median annual salary £52,500 £67,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% +19.32%
10th Percentile £38,125 £44,875 £36,600
90th Percentile £56,375 £75,250 £69,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +12.50%

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 167,793 169,672 200,153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,587 141,257 167,368
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Solaris Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris Systems Administrator in the UK

Solaris Systems Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Solaris Systems Administrator in the UK

Solaris Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris Systems Administrator over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Solaris Systems Administrator in the UK

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris Systems Administrator within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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 -1 4 £52,500 -25.00% 1
UK excluding London +9 3 £52,500 +40.00% 1
South East - 3 £52,500 -
London -26 1 £35,000 -50.00%

Solaris Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Solaris Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Solaris Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup

Solaris Systems 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 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Online Games
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas