Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 542 456 360
Rank change year-on-year -86 -96 -71
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 870 1244 1971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.66% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.96% 2.66% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 579 940 1554
UK median annual salary £60,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -5.56%

Solaris is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 44451 46783 57081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.57% 24.77% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 39740 48168
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in the UK

Solaris
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Solaris in the UK

Solaris
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in the UK

Solaris
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 -93 793 £60,000 +15.79% 30
London +11 435 £62,500 +4.17% 9
UK excluding London -168 400 £45,000 -10.00% 21
South East -62 158 £52,500 -4.55% 5
North of England -67 74 £44,500 +11.25% 8
East of England -52 65 £60,000 - 5
Scotland -39 34 £37,500 -16.67%
Yorkshire +5 32 £42,500 +17.24% 5
North West -29 30 £44,000 -12.00% 3
South West -4 29 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Midlands -34 25 £39,000 -17.89% 2
East Midlands +37 16 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Wales +11 10 £43,000 +30.30%
West Midlands -49 9 £41,500 -12.63%
North East -33 6 £65,000 +62.50%
Northern Ireland -20 5 £40,000 -27.27%

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 with a requirement for Solaris.

1 757 (87.01%) Linux
2 671 (77.13%) Unix
3 391 (44.94%) Windows
4 362 (41.61%) Oracle
5 346 (39.77%) Finance
6 319 (36.67%) Red Hat
7 252 (28.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 245 (28.16%) Java
9 238 (27.36%) SQL
10 220 (25.29%) Banking
11 192 (22.07%) DevOps
12 184 (21.15%) AIX
13 162 (18.62%) SQL Server
14 152 (17.47%) Perl
15 149 (17.13%) Investment Banking
16 146 (16.78%) Python
17 145 (16.67%) TCP/IP
18 144 (16.55%) VMware
19 137 (15.75%) Shell Script
20 127 (14.60%) Cisco
21 125 (14.37%) Tomcat
22 124 (14.25%) Apache
23 120 (13.79%) Wealth Management
24 117 (13.45%) Firewall
25 115 (13.22%) Asset Management
25 115 (13.22%) Retail Banking
26 114 (13.10%) ITIL
27 113 (12.99%) SAN
28 111 (12.76%) Jenkins
29 110 (12.64%) WebLogic

Solaris
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
1 125 (14.37%) Tomcat
2 124 (14.25%) Apache
3 110 (12.64%) WebLogic
4 92 (10.57%) WebSphere
5 59 (6.78%) JBoss
6 30 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 25 (2.87%) Confluence
8 24 (2.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 24 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
9 22 (2.53%) IIS
10 21 (2.41%) MQSeries
11 13 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
11 13 (1.49%) SAS
11 13 (1.49%) Skype for Business
12 12 (1.38%) Oracle Application Server
13 11 (1.26%) OpenROAD
14 8 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
14 8 (0.92%) iPlanet
14 8 (0.92%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.80%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (0.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.57%) Actimize
4 5 (0.57%) ResourceLink
5 4 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.46%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 4 (0.46%) Kondor
5 4 (0.46%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.34%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.23%) Magento
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.11%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (5.52%) GitHub
3 37 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (2.99%) IaaS
5 25 (2.87%) PaaS
6 16 (1.84%) Office 365
7 10 (1.15%) SaaS
8 6 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.46%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.34%) Oracle CX
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.11%) Boomi
12 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.11%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 145 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 117 (13.45%) Firewall
3 113 (12.99%) SAN
4 79 (9.08%) DNS
5 76 (8.74%) LDAP
6 55 (6.32%) HTTP
7 49 (5.63%) DHCP
8 46 (5.29%) SSH
9 35 (4.02%) SSL
10 34 (3.91%) Internet
11 30 (3.45%) Ethernet
11 30 (3.45%) SMTP
12 29 (3.33%) VPN
13 26 (2.99%) NetScaler
14 25 (2.87%) WAN
15 24 (2.76%) NAS
16 23 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (2.30%) Wireless
18 18 (2.07%) LAN
19 16 (1.84%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (18.62%) SQL Server
2 92 (10.57%) Oracle Database
3 73 (8.39%) MySQL
3 73 (8.39%) Relational Database
4 52 (5.98%) Oracle Database 12c
5 48 (5.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 43 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (4.37%) RDBMS
8 32 (3.68%) DB2
9 26 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 23 (2.64%) MongoDB
11 21 (2.41%) Big Data
12 20 (2.30%) Oracle Exadata
13 18 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
14 12 (1.38%) DataStage
14 12 (1.38%) Informix
14 12 (1.38%) LucidDB
15 11 (1.26%) NoSQL
15 11 (1.26%) Oracle ODI
16 10 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 111 (12.76%) Jenkins
2 108 (12.41%) TeamCity
3 58 (6.67%) Maven
4 49 (5.63%) Gradle
5 47 (5.40%) Sonatype Nexus
6 35 (4.02%) JIRA
7 28 (3.22%) Subversion
8 25 (2.87%) Git (software)
9 16 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (1.84%) Hudson
10 14 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (1.38%) ClearCase
11 12 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (1.38%) Talend Open Studio
12 10 (1.15%) JUnit
13 8 (0.92%) InstallShield
13 8 (0.92%) Selenium
14 7 (0.80%) Ant
14 7 (0.80%) Bitbucket
14 7 (0.80%) CppUnit
General
1 346 (39.77%) Finance
2 220 (25.29%) Banking
3 149 (17.13%) Investment Banking
4 115 (13.22%) Retail Banking
5 52 (5.98%) Telecoms
6 31 (3.56%) Front Office
6 31 (3.56%) German Language
7 24 (2.76%) French Language
8 20 (2.30%) Back Office
8 20 (2.30%) Digital Economy
8 20 (2.30%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.72%) Aerospace
9 15 (1.72%) Automotive
10 13 (1.49%) Advertising
11 4 (0.46%) Games
12 3 (0.34%) Law
12 3 (0.34%) Retail
13 2 (0.23%) Electronics
13 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 103 (11.84%) Analyst
2 100 (11.49%) Administrator
3 96 (11.03%) Subject Matter Expert
4 86 (9.89%) Unix Engineer
5 77 (8.85%) Developer
6 72 (8.28%) DBA
7 67 (7.70%) Linux Engineer
8 65 (7.47%) Architect
9 56 (6.44%) Oracle DBA
10 52 (5.98%) Consultant
11 43 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
12 42 (4.83%) Applications Support
13 41 (4.71%) Unix Administrator
14 39 (4.48%) Support Analyst
15 30 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
16 28 (3.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 28 (3.22%) Support Engineer
17 27 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
18 26 (2.99%) Security Analyst
19 25 (2.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (12.41%) Middleware
2 99 (11.38%) XML
3 84 (9.66%) .NET
4 77 (8.85%) Web Services
5 58 (6.67%) J2EE
6 51 (5.86%) SOAP
7 49 (5.63%) Spring
8 45 (5.17%) XSLT
9 40 (4.60%) REST
10 39 (4.48%) HTML
10 39 (4.48%) Oracle Fusion
11 35 (4.02%) JSP
12 33 (3.79%) FIX Protocol
13 31 (3.56%) Spring Security
14 30 (3.45%) JDBC
15 29 (3.33%) XSD
16 23 (2.64%) JSON
17 20 (2.30%) Java EE
18 19 (2.18%) JMS
19 14 (1.61%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 82 (9.43%) Clustering
2 74 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (7.13%) Data Centre
4 45 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (4.37%) Computer Science
5 38 (4.37%) Management Information System
6 30 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (3.45%) User Experience
7 25 (2.87%) Derivative
8 21 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
9 18 (2.07%) SWIFT
10 17 (1.95%) Fintech
11 16 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (1.84%) N-Tier
12 14 (1.61%) Hedge funds
13 13 (1.49%) Public Cloud
14 12 (1.38%) Equities
14 12 (1.38%) Replication
15 11 (1.26%) EMC VNX
15 11 (1.26%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 757 (87.01%) Linux
2 671 (77.13%) Unix
3 391 (44.94%) Windows
4 252 (28.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 184 (21.15%) AIX
6 84 (9.66%) HPUX
7 60 (6.90%) Windows Server
7 60 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 49 (5.63%) CentOS
10 34 (3.91%) SUSE
11 30 (3.45%) Windows 2000
12 26 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
13 23 (2.64%) Ubuntu
14 22 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (2.18%) Debian
16 18 (2.07%) Windows 7
17 16 (1.84%) Fedora
18 13 (1.49%) Windows NT
19 10 (1.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (22.07%) DevOps
2 120 (13.79%) Wealth Management
3 115 (13.22%) Asset Management
4 114 (13.10%) ITIL
5 107 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
6 106 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (10.46%) Performance Tuning
8 83 (9.54%) SDLC
9 74 (8.51%) High Availability
10 70 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 63 (7.24%) Service Delivery
11 63 (7.24%) Task Automation
12 58 (6.67%) Change Management
13 57 (6.55%) Configuration Management
14 53 (6.09%) Project Management
15 52 (5.98%) Feasibility Study
15 52 (5.98%) Migration
16 50 (5.75%) Mentoring
17 46 (5.29%) Problem Management
18 45 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 245 (28.16%) Java
2 238 (27.36%) SQL
3 152 (17.47%) Perl
4 146 (16.78%) Python
5 137 (15.75%) Shell Script
6 81 (9.31%) Bash Shell
7 64 (7.36%) JavaScript
8 59 (6.78%) Ruby
9 55 (6.32%) PowerShell
10 52 (5.98%) C++
11 48 (5.52%) Korn
12 47 (5.40%) C
12 47 (5.40%) PL/SQL
13 35 (4.02%) PHP
14 32 (3.68%) Bourne shell
15 22 (2.53%) VB
16 19 (2.18%) C-shell
17 10 (1.15%) AWK
17 10 (1.15%) C#
17 10 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (9.08%) Degree
2 30 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.95%) RHCE
5 16 (1.84%) CCNA
5 16 (1.84%) ISEB
6 15 (1.72%) CCNP
6 15 (1.72%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.61%) CCIE
8 13 (1.49%) RHCSA
9 11 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (1.03%) CCSP
12 8 (0.92%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.92%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (0.80%) APMG
13 7 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (0.80%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (9.31%) SLA
2 58 (6.67%) QA
3 10 (1.15%) SEPA
4 8 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.46%) PMO
6 4 (0.46%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.11%) DICOM
7 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 92 (10.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (8.39%) Active Directory
3 43 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
4 36 (4.14%) Oracle RAC
5 24 (2.76%) Hyper-V
6 23 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (2.41%) vSphere
8 20 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
9 19 (2.18%) NFS
10 17 (1.95%) Samba
11 14 (1.61%) Docker
12 13 (1.49%) KVM
13 12 (1.38%) GlusterFS
14 11 (1.26%) iptables
15 9 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 8 (0.92%) Firmware
16 8 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 6 (0.69%) XenApp
18 5 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 4 (0.46%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 85 (9.77%) Ansible
2 84 (9.66%) Puppet
3 70 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (7.24%) Nagios
5 43 (4.94%) NetBackup
6 36 (4.14%) Oracle RMAN
7 30 (3.45%) Oracle ZFS
8 27 (3.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 25 (2.87%) Cacti
10 24 (2.76%) Red Hat Satellite
11 22 (2.53%) Data Guard
12 21 (2.41%) OpenView
13 18 (2.07%) Icinga
14 17 (1.95%) Tivoli
15 15 (1.72%) vCenter Server
16 14 (1.61%) QRadar
16 14 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
17 12 (1.38%) Salt
17 12 (1.38%) ZABBIX
18 11 (1.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 362 (41.61%) Oracle
2 319 (36.67%) Red Hat
3 144 (16.55%) VMware
4 127 (14.60%) Cisco
5 99 (11.38%) Microsoft
6 94 (10.80%) Sybase
7 90 (10.34%) IBM
8 87 (10.00%) HP
9 82 (9.43%) Sun
10 76 (8.74%) Veritas
11 51 (5.86%) Palo Alto
12 49 (5.63%) NetApp
13 47 (5.40%) F5
14 43 (4.94%) EMC
14 43 (4.94%) Juniper
15 40 (4.60%) Citrix
16 34 (3.91%) Splunk
17 32 (3.68%) TIBCO
18 31 (3.56%) CheckPoint
18 31 (3.56%) Crossbeam