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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 466 424 360
Rank change year-on-year -42 -64  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 472 654 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.67% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.13% 2.65% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 338 512 760
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,250 £46,500
% change year-on-year -2.64% +1.61%  

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

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22132 24721 29380
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 25.13% 25.46% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 18243 21124 24614
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Solaris as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in the UK

Solaris
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -43 442 £57,500 +15.00% 54
London +26 244 £62,500 -7.40% 21
South East +11 89 £52,500 +10.52% 10
City of London +33 42 £62,500 -15.25% 4
East of England -27 41 £55,000 -5.98% 2
Surrey +36 34 £48,500 +2.10% 4
Berkshire +10 32 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Reading +11 31 £65,000 +44.44% 1
South West +17 30 £38,500 -23.00% 7
Bedfordshire -2 20 £55,000 -5.98% 1
Scotland -10 20 £38,500 -10.46% 1
Hampshire +4 19 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Dunstable -4 18 £55,000 -8.33%
Hertfordshire 0 17 £57,500 -0.86% 1
Walton-on-Thames +28 15 £40,000 -13.04%
West Midlands -1 14 £50,000 +21.95% 2
Yorkshire -13 14 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Edinburgh -4 13 £37,500 -4.66%
Somerset +3 12 - -
Bath 0 12 - -
Bristol -9 11 £38,500 -18.94% 5
Coventry +3 10 £50,000 +21.95% 1
Hatfield 0 9 £60,000 +4.34% 1
West Yorkshire 0 7 £47,500 +43.93% 1
Glasgow -7 7 £45,500 +1.67% 1
Leeds -10 7 £47,500 +43.93% 1
Reigate - 7 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire +1 6 - - 2
East Midlands +20 5 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Cambridgeshire -20 5 £41,500 -44.66%

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 789 (84.12%) Linux
2 686 (73.13%) Unix
3 449 (47.87%) Windows
4 398 (42.43%) Oracle
5 320 (34.12%) Finance
6 297 (31.66%) Red Hat
7 272 (29.00%) VMware
8 232 (24.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 222 (23.67%) Python
10 221 (23.56%) Java
11 196 (20.90%) SQL
12 192 (20.47%) Perl
13 184 (19.62%) DevOps
14 171 (18.23%) AIX
15 159 (16.95%) Cisco
16 151 (16.10%) ITIL
17 149 (15.88%) Microsoft
18 148 (15.78%) Puppet
19 145 (15.46%) SAN
20 141 (15.03%) TCP/IP
20 141 (15.03%) Firewall
21 133 (14.18%) Banking
22 125 (13.33%) Oracle Database
22 125 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
23 123 (13.11%) Middleware
24 117 (12.47%) Degree
25 116 (12.37%) DNS
26 115 (12.26%) SQL Server
27 113 (12.05%) Shell Script
28 105 (11.19%) Sun

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
1 104 (11.09%) Apache
2 100 (10.66%) WebLogic
3 97 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 65 (6.93%) WebSphere
5 52 (5.54%) JBoss
6 31 (3.30%) SharePoint
7 30 (3.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 28 (2.99%) IIS
9 25 (2.67%) Oracle Service Bus
10 23 (2.45%) MS Exchange
11 16 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
13 12 (1.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 10 (1.07%) Apache TomEE
15 9 (0.96%) CMS
15 9 (0.96%) DataSynapse
15 9 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
16 8 (0.85%) Skype for Business
17 7 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.21%) SPSS
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 7 (0.75%) Magento
4 7 (0.75%) RMDS
5 6 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.43%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.43%) Maximo
6 4 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.11%) Actimize
8 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 47 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.20%) GitHub
3 26 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (2.56%) SaaS
5 21 (2.24%) IaaS
6 17 (1.81%) PaaS
7 7 (0.75%) Office 365
8 6 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.64%) Joyent
9 4 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.43%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 4 (0.43%) Responsys
9 4 (0.43%) Taleo
10 3 (0.32%) G Suite
10 3 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 145 (15.46%) SAN
2 141 (15.03%) Firewall
2 141 (15.03%) TCP/IP
3 116 (12.37%) DNS
4 98 (10.45%) LDAP
5 80 (8.53%) NAS
6 72 (7.68%) DHCP
7 60 (6.40%) WAN
8 59 (6.29%) LAN
9 52 (5.54%) HTTP
10 46 (4.90%) Internet
11 38 (4.05%) FTP
12 34 (3.62%) Fibre Channel
12 34 (3.62%) VPN
13 32 (3.41%) iSCSI
13 32 (3.41%) SMTP
14 25 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (2.45%) Ethernet
15 23 (2.45%) SSH
15 23 (2.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 115 (12.26%) SQL Server
3 87 (9.28%) MySQL
4 59 (6.29%) Relational Database
5 52 (5.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 36 (3.84%) Oracle Exadata
7 27 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 23 (2.45%) DB2
9 22 (2.35%) Hadoop
9 22 (2.35%) Oracle ODI
10 20 (2.13%) MongoDB
10 20 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 19 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (1.92%) RDBMS
12 18 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (1.71%) HBase
13 16 (1.71%) Informix
13 16 (1.71%) NoSQL
14 12 (1.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 71 (7.57%) Jenkins
2 36 (3.84%) TeamCity
3 23 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 20 (2.13%) Maven
5 18 (1.92%) Subversion
6 16 (1.71%) Ant
6 16 (1.71%) Selenium
7 14 (1.49%) InstallShield
8 13 (1.39%) PROIV
9 12 (1.28%) Git (software)
10 10 (1.07%) JUnit
11 7 (0.75%) Gradle
12 6 (0.64%) HttpUnit
12 6 (0.64%) JMeter
13 5 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 4 (0.43%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.43%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
General
1 320 (34.12%) Finance
2 133 (14.18%) Banking
3 90 (9.59%) Telecoms
4 76 (8.10%) Investment Banking
5 43 (4.58%) Retail
6 31 (3.30%) Retail Banking
7 30 (3.20%) Aerospace
8 29 (3.09%) Automotive
8 29 (3.09%) Digital Economy
9 20 (2.13%) Financial Institution
9 20 (2.13%) Front Office
10 14 (1.49%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.28%) French Language
12 11 (1.17%) German Language
13 9 (0.96%) Advertising
13 9 (0.96%) Back Office
14 6 (0.64%) Electronics
14 6 (0.64%) Marketing
15 5 (0.53%) Military
16 3 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 141 (15.03%) Administrator
2 112 (11.94%) Unix Engineer
3 100 (10.66%) Analyst
4 82 (8.74%) Developer
5 81 (8.64%) Linux Engineer
6 80 (8.53%) DBA
7 76 (8.10%) Architect
8 69 (7.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 54 (5.76%) Linux Administrator
10 53 (5.65%) Oracle DBA
11 51 (5.44%) Unix Administrator
12 49 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
13 47 (5.01%) Support Analyst
14 45 (4.80%) Support Engineer
15 44 (4.69%) Unix Support
16 41 (4.37%) Unix Linux Engineer
17 38 (4.05%) Cisco Engineer
18 37 (3.94%) DevOps Engineer
19 33 (3.52%) Linux Support
19 33 (3.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (13.11%) Middleware
2 98 (10.45%) Web Services
3 97 (10.34%) XML
4 66 (7.04%) HTML
5 65 (6.93%) .NET
6 63 (6.72%) SOAP
7 53 (5.65%) Oracle Fusion
8 51 (5.44%) REST
9 44 (4.69%) XSLT
10 38 (4.05%) J2EE
10 38 (4.05%) Spring
11 34 (3.62%) CSS
12 28 (2.99%) XSD
13 27 (2.88%) ASP.NET
14 25 (2.67%) jQuery
15 23 (2.45%) JDBC
15 23 (2.45%) JSP
16 21 (2.24%) HTML5
17 20 (2.13%) JSON
18 19 (2.03%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.21%) Management Information System
2 73 (7.78%) Data Centre
3 54 (5.76%) Computer Science
4 48 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (5.12%) Clustering
5 38 (4.05%) Enterprise Storage
6 29 (3.09%) Derivative
7 28 (2.99%) Replication
8 25 (2.67%) PKI
9 20 (2.13%) Private Cloud
10 14 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.28%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.28%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (1.07%) DataPower
12 10 (1.07%) EMC VNX
12 10 (1.07%) Fintech
12 10 (1.07%) User Experience
13 9 (0.96%) Equities
14 8 (0.85%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 789 (84.12%) Linux
2 686 (73.13%) Unix
3 449 (47.87%) Windows
4 232 (24.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 171 (18.23%) AIX
6 84 (8.96%) Windows Server
7 64 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 56 (5.97%) CentOS
9 55 (5.86%) HPUX
9 55 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 39 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (4.05%) Windows 2000
12 31 (3.30%) Oracle Linux
13 21 (2.24%) Debian
14 19 (2.03%) SUSE
15 16 (1.71%) Data ONTAP
15 16 (1.71%) Ubuntu
16 11 (1.17%) Android
16 11 (1.17%) Apple iOS
17 10 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (19.62%) DevOps
2 151 (16.10%) ITIL
3 102 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 97 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 87 (9.28%) High Availability
6 86 (9.17%) Configuration Management
7 77 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (7.04%) Mentoring
9 63 (6.72%) Performance Tuning
10 61 (6.50%) Migration
11 60 (6.40%) Risk Management
12 57 (6.08%) Change Management
13 54 (5.76%) Problem Management
14 52 (5.54%) Project Management
15 46 (4.90%) Asset Management
15 46 (4.90%) Scrum
16 44 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 44 (4.69%) Software Engineering
17 43 (4.58%) SOA
18 42 (4.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 222 (23.67%) Python
2 221 (23.56%) Java
3 196 (20.90%) SQL
4 192 (20.47%) Perl
5 113 (12.05%) Shell Script
6 92 (9.81%) Ruby
7 84 (8.96%) C++
8 73 (7.78%) PHP
9 64 (6.82%) C
10 63 (6.72%) JavaScript
11 54 (5.76%) C#
12 49 (5.22%) Bash Shell
13 47 (5.01%) PowerShell
14 46 (4.90%) PL/SQL
15 41 (4.37%) VB
16 22 (2.35%) Korn
17 16 (1.71%) Bourne shell
17 16 (1.71%) C-shell
18 11 (1.17%) Jython
19 10 (1.07%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 117 (12.47%) Degree
2 71 (7.57%) Security Cleared
3 36 (3.84%) SC Cleared
4 31 (3.30%) ISEB
5 28 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 26 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (2.24%) CREST Certified
8 19 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (2.03%) RHCE
9 15 (1.60%) APMG
9 15 (1.60%) ISTQB
9 15 (1.60%) PMI Certification
9 15 (1.60%) PMP
10 13 (1.39%) CCIE
10 13 (1.39%) CCNP
10 13 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
13 8 (0.85%) CCNA
14 7 (0.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.40%) SLA
2 59 (6.29%) QA
3 13 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.53%) SAS 70
6 3 (0.32%) FISMA
6 3 (0.32%) GPG13
6 3 (0.32%) SEPA
7 2 (0.21%) DICOM
7 2 (0.21%) HL7
7 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.21%) PMO
7 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) COSO
System Software
1 125 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 102 (10.87%) Active Directory
3 76 (8.10%) Hyper-V
4 66 (7.04%) NFS
5 34 (3.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 33 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (3.41%) Oracle RAC
7 32 (3.41%) vSphere
8 28 (2.99%) KVM
9 23 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (1.60%) GlusterFS
10 15 (1.60%) SRDF
10 15 (1.60%) Xen
10 15 (1.60%) XenApp
10 15 (1.60%) XenServer
11 13 (1.39%) Docker
12 11 (1.17%) Shibboleth
12 11 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (1.07%) Firmware
14 9 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 148 (15.78%) Puppet
2 88 (9.38%) Ansible
3 53 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (5.22%) Nagios
5 42 (4.48%) Oracle ZFS
6 39 (4.16%) NetBackup
7 33 (3.52%) Red Hat Satellite
8 29 (3.09%) Control-M
9 28 (2.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 24 (2.56%) vCenter Server
11 22 (2.35%) Oracle RMAN
12 18 (1.92%) Cacti
13 17 (1.81%) OpenView
13 17 (1.81%) Salt
14 16 (1.71%) ZABBIX
15 14 (1.49%) SCOM
15 14 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
15 14 (1.49%) Tivoli
16 13 (1.39%) CA Single Sign-On
16 13 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 398 (42.43%) Oracle
2 297 (31.66%) Red Hat
3 272 (29.00%) VMware
4 159 (16.95%) Cisco
5 149 (15.88%) Microsoft
6 105 (11.19%) Sun
7 104 (11.09%) NetApp
8 80 (8.53%) Veritas
9 79 (8.42%) HP
9 79 (8.42%) IBM
10 62 (6.61%) EMC
11 57 (6.08%) Sybase
12 55 (5.86%) Citrix
13 49 (5.22%) CheckPoint
13 49 (5.22%) F5
13 49 (5.22%) Palo Alto
14 45 (4.80%) Juniper
15 41 (4.37%) Splunk
16 39 (4.16%) Blue Coat
17 34 (3.62%) Crossbeam
London
Empiric
Salary: From £70,000 to £78,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Robert Half
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson Government & Defence
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000 + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000 + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000 + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 15 days ago