Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 615 499 475
Rank change year-on-year -116 -24 -127
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 654 924 1,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.54% 0.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.62% 2.23% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 456 674 944
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,875 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% -

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 40,389 41,490 51,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.45% 24.32% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 32,654 34,783 43,933
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,625 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 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 -118 595 £52,500 -8.70% 63
UK excluding London -96 346 £47,500 +6.74% 48
London -98 295 £65,000 - 20
East of England +19 97 £65,000 +18.18% 11
North of England +16 70 £47,000 +30.56% 9
South East -147 69 £52,500 +13.51% 13
North West +7 45 £47,500 +58.33% 6
Scotland -37 39 £41,500 +9.21% 3
Midlands +23 30 £38,500 -14.44% 4
South West -41 30 £42,500 +21.27% 6
Yorkshire +23 20 £42,500 +15.65% 3
East Midlands +11 17 £32,500 -27.78% 1
West Midlands -7 13 £39,000 -9.83% 3
Wales +15 10 £35,250 -17.06% 2
North East -22 5 £34,250 -8.67%
Northern Ireland +4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Solaris.

1 532 (81.35%) Linux
2 439 (67.13%) Unix
3 361 (55.20%) Oracle
4 306 (46.79%) Windows
5 249 (38.07%) Finance
6 211 (32.26%) SQL
7 189 (28.90%) Java
8 170 (25.99%) AIX
9 152 (23.24%) Oracle Database
10 150 (22.94%) Red Hat
11 145 (22.17%) SQL Server
12 144 (22.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 142 (21.71%) HPUX
14 122 (18.65%) Firewall
15 121 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
16 118 (18.04%) Microsoft
17 117 (17.89%) ITIL
17 117 (17.89%) VMware
18 116 (17.74%) Shell Script
19 114 (17.43%) IBM
19 114 (17.43%) Problem-Solving
20 110 (16.82%) Web Services
21 106 (16.21%) TCP/IP
21 106 (16.21%) Middleware
22 105 (16.06%) Windows Server
23 103 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
24 99 (15.14%) XML
24 99 (15.14%) Python
25 95 (14.53%) Perl
25 95 (14.53%) Banking

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 92 (14.07%) WebLogic
2 88 (13.46%) WebSphere
3 60 (9.17%) JBoss
4 51 (7.80%) Tomcat
5 46 (7.03%) Apache
6 38 (5.81%) SAS
7 34 (5.20%) IIS
8 31 (4.74%) MS Exchange
9 27 (4.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 24 (3.67%) OpenStack
10 24 (3.67%) Oracle Application Server
11 23 (3.52%) WebSphere Application Server
12 19 (2.91%) Confluence
13 18 (2.75%) Oracle Service Bus
14 16 (2.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 15 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (2.29%) iPlanet
16 14 (2.14%) MQSeries
17 9 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
18 8 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (2.45%) Documaker
2 12 (1.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 9 (1.38%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 7 (1.07%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 7 (1.07%) Magento
4 7 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.07%) SAP R/3
5 6 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.61%) CSG Singleview
6 4 (0.61%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 3 (0.46%) Staffware
8 2 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.31%) Kondor
9 1 (0.15%) Cerner Millennium
9 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 94 (14.37%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (12.39%) SaaS
3 60 (9.17%) IaaS
4 53 (8.10%) PaaS
5 44 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (2.45%) GitHub
7 13 (1.99%) Office 365
7 13 (1.99%) OpenShift
8 12 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (1.83%) Amazon S3
9 10 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (1.38%) Amazon Glacier
11 8 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.61%) Route 53
12 4 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 122 (18.65%) Firewall
2 106 (16.21%) TCP/IP
3 73 (11.16%) SAN
4 68 (10.40%) DNS
5 57 (8.72%) DHCP
6 37 (5.66%) Internet
7 36 (5.50%) HTTP
7 36 (5.50%) LAN
8 35 (5.35%) WAN
9 31 (4.74%) NAS
10 29 (4.43%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (3.98%) SSL
11 26 (3.98%) VPN
12 24 (3.67%) IPsec
13 23 (3.52%) SMTP
13 23 (3.52%) SNMP
14 21 (3.21%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (2.91%) FTP
15 19 (2.91%) HTTPS
15 19 (2.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (23.24%) Oracle Database
2 145 (22.17%) SQL Server
3 74 (11.31%) Oracle Database 12c
4 67 (10.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 55 (8.41%) Relational Database
6 37 (5.66%) DB2
7 32 (4.89%) RDBMS
8 27 (4.13%) MySQL
9 25 (3.82%) Big Data
9 25 (3.82%) Oracle Exadata
10 24 (3.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 23 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (3.06%) MongoDB
13 18 (2.75%) Base SAS
13 18 (2.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 17 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 47 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.43%) Jenkins
2 29 (4.43%) JIRA
3 26 (3.98%) Maven
4 16 (2.45%) Gerrit
4 16 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (2.14%) Subversion
6 13 (1.99%) ClearCase
7 12 (1.83%) Ant
7 12 (1.83%) SoapUI
8 10 (1.53%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.53%) ProC
9 8 (1.22%) JUnit
10 7 (1.07%) Log4j
10 7 (1.07%) Mockito
10 7 (1.07%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 6 (0.92%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.76%) Gradle
12 5 (0.76%) LabVIEW
12 5 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 249 (38.07%) Finance
2 95 (14.53%) Banking
3 36 (5.50%) Front Office
4 30 (4.59%) Advertising
5 27 (4.13%) Marketing
6 23 (3.52%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.91%) Back Office
7 19 (2.91%) Retail
8 18 (2.75%) Electronics
9 16 (2.45%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.99%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.07%) German Language
12 6 (0.92%) French Language
13 5 (0.76%) Law
14 4 (0.61%) Billing
15 2 (0.31%) Arabic Language
16 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.15%) Danish Language
16 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (15.60%) Analyst
2 81 (12.39%) Administrator
3 66 (10.09%) Applications Support
4 62 (9.48%) Support Analyst
5 61 (9.33%) Consultant
6 52 (7.95%) Architect
6 52 (7.95%) Support Engineer
7 50 (7.65%) Developer
8 44 (6.73%) Linux Administrator
9 43 (6.57%) DBA
9 43 (6.57%) Linux Engineer
9 43 (6.57%) Oracle DBA
10 31 (4.74%) Unix Administrator
10 31 (4.74%) Unix Engineer
11 29 (4.43%) Applications Support Analyst
11 29 (4.43%) Linux Support
12 28 (4.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 28 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
13 27 (4.13%) Applications Engineer
13 27 (4.13%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (16.82%) Web Services
2 106 (16.21%) Middleware
3 99 (15.14%) XML
4 78 (11.93%) SOAP
5 65 (9.94%) HTML
6 57 (8.72%) .NET
7 53 (8.10%) REST
8 49 (7.49%) J2EE
9 45 (6.88%) JSP
10 40 (6.12%) JSON
11 39 (5.96%) JMS
12 34 (5.20%) Spring
13 31 (4.74%) FIX Protocol
13 31 (4.74%) LDAP
14 25 (3.82%) Regular Expression
14 25 (3.82%) WebSphere MQ
15 22 (3.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 22 (3.36%) XSLT
16 21 (3.21%) XSD
17 19 (2.91%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 74 (11.31%) Management Information System
2 62 (9.48%) Data Centre
3 49 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (6.88%) Enterprise Software
5 44 (6.73%) Computer Science
6 26 (3.98%) Fintech
7 24 (3.67%) Clustering
7 24 (3.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 22 (3.36%) Credit Risk
8 22 (3.36%) Market Risk
9 20 (3.06%) DataPower
9 20 (3.06%) Derivative
10 17 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
11 16 (2.45%) Blackberry
11 16 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
12 14 (2.14%) Eurex
12 14 (2.14%) Public Cloud
12 14 (2.14%) Replication
13 13 (1.99%) Fixed Income
14 12 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 532 (81.35%) Linux
2 439 (67.13%) Unix
3 306 (46.79%) Windows
4 170 (25.99%) AIX
5 144 (22.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 142 (21.71%) HPUX
7 105 (16.06%) Windows Server
8 53 (8.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (7.03%) CentOS
10 42 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 27 (4.13%) SUSE
13 25 (3.82%) Debian
14 23 (3.52%) Mac OS X
15 20 (3.06%) Ubuntu
16 16 (2.45%) Android
17 14 (2.14%) Oracle Linux
18 13 (1.99%) Windows 10
19 12 (1.83%) Windows 7
20 9 (1.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (17.89%) ITIL
3 114 (17.43%) Problem-Solving
4 90 (13.76%) DevOps
5 87 (13.30%) Project Management
6 69 (10.55%) High Availability
7 65 (9.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 53 (8.10%) Change Management
9 50 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
10 49 (7.49%) Data Management
11 46 (7.03%) Incident Management
12 45 (6.88%) Load Balancing
13 44 (6.73%) SDLC
14 43 (6.57%) Migration
15 40 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
15 40 (6.12%) E-Commerce
16 39 (5.96%) Electronic Trading
16 39 (5.96%) Root Cause Analysis
17 35 (5.35%) Runbook
18 34 (5.20%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 211 (32.26%) SQL
2 189 (28.90%) Java
3 116 (17.74%) Shell Script
4 99 (15.14%) Python
5 95 (14.53%) Perl
6 91 (13.91%) Bash Shell
7 62 (9.48%) PowerShell
8 56 (8.56%) JavaScript
9 40 (6.12%) PL/SQL
10 39 (5.96%) C++
11 35 (5.35%) C#
12 31 (4.74%) C
13 24 (3.67%) PHP
14 20 (3.06%) Ruby
14 20 (3.06%) VB
15 18 (2.75%) Korn
16 9 (1.38%) AWK
16 9 (1.38%) XPath
17 8 (1.22%) VBScript
18 7 (1.07%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 88 (13.46%) Degree
2 26 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (2.45%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.99%) CCNA
5 13 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (1.83%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (1.38%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.22%) CISSP
8 8 (1.22%) RHCE
9 7 (1.07%) CISM
9 7 (1.07%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.07%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.07%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.46%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.46%) OCA
11 2 (0.31%) MCSE
11 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.31%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.89%) SLA
2 26 (3.98%) PCI DSS
3 22 (3.36%) Data Quality
4 19 (2.91%) QA
5 15 (2.29%) GDPR
6 13 (1.99%) ISO 9001
6 13 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 8 (1.22%) PSD2
9 5 (0.76%) COBIT
10 1 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 103 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (8.72%) Active Directory
3 52 (7.95%) Hyper-V
4 30 (4.59%) Docker
5 29 (4.43%) Oracle RAC
6 26 (3.98%) XenApp
7 22 (3.36%) NFS
8 20 (3.06%) vSphere
9 19 (2.91%) XenServer
10 17 (2.60%) Samba
11 16 (2.45%) VirtualBox
12 15 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
13 14 (2.14%) MetaFrame
13 14 (2.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 12 (1.83%) KVM
15 10 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 10 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
16 9 (1.38%) iptables
17 8 (1.22%) Xen
18 7 (1.07%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 66 (10.09%) Puppet
2 50 (7.65%) Ansible
3 35 (5.35%) Nagios
3 35 (5.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 34 (5.20%) Data Guard
5 26 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (3.98%) Tivoli
6 25 (3.82%) Oracle ZFS
7 20 (3.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 20 (3.06%) vRealize
8 18 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
9 16 (2.45%) Backup Exec
9 16 (2.45%) NetBackup
9 16 (2.45%) Rancher
9 16 (2.45%) Sysdig
9 16 (2.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 15 (2.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (1.38%) WSUS
12 8 (1.22%) BladeLogic
12 8 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 361 (55.20%) Oracle
2 150 (22.94%) Red Hat
3 118 (18.04%) Microsoft
4 117 (17.89%) VMware
5 114 (17.43%) IBM
6 90 (13.76%) HP
7 76 (11.62%) Cisco
8 57 (8.72%) EMC
9 54 (8.26%) Citrix
10 51 (7.80%) Sun
11 47 (7.19%) Sybase
12 46 (7.03%) NetApp
13 45 (6.88%) Splunk
14 36 (5.50%) WorldPay
15 32 (4.89%) ServiceNow
16 31 (4.74%) CheckPoint
17 30 (4.59%) SAP
18 24 (3.67%) Veritas
19 21 (3.21%) Dell
20 20 (3.06%) Hitachi