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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 453 453 317
Rank change year-on-year 0 -136  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 464 632 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.61% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.30% 2.32% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 340 458 842
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -  

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 20210 27204 28813
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.66% 26.06% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16991 22904 24135
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,214
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% +1.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -17 434 £55,000 +10.00% 38
London +28 205 £65,000 +18.18% 21
South East +26 123 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Berkshire +57 51 £42,500 +12.58%
City of London +52 45 £72,500 +52.63% 6
East of England +16 39 £50,000 -20.00% 5
Reading +43 37 £50,000 +42.85%
Surrey +32 33 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Hertfordshire +14 22 £57,500 +43.75% 2
North West -2 22 £30,000 -36.84%
South West +34 20 £32,000 -36.00% 4
Scotland +10 20 £37,500 +5.63% 4
Hampshire +8 19 £57,500 +82.53% 2
Walton-on-Thames +17 15 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 13 £41,500 -48.12% 3
Yorkshire -9 13 £36,000 -12.72% 1
Bristol - 13 £30,000 - 3
Edinburgh 0 12 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Manchester -21 11 £36,500 -27.00%
Basingstoke - 11 £57,500 -
Kent +18 10 £30,000 -
Cambridge +3 10 £60,750 -24.06% 3
West Midlands +10 9 £39,000 -13.33%
Glasgow +13 8 £46,000 +29.57% 1
West Yorkshire +5 8 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Watford 0 8 £60,000 -
Bracknell +23 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Leeds +12 7 £32,500 -31.57%
Lancashire -4 7 £25,000 -
Birmingham +14 6 £41,250 -15.38%

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 849 (84.73%) Linux
2 670 (66.87%) Unix
3 457 (45.61%) Oracle
4 433 (43.21%) Windows
5 327 (32.63%) VMware
6 302 (30.14%) Finance
7 262 (26.15%) Red Hat
8 221 (22.06%) Cisco
9 220 (21.96%) SQL
9 220 (21.96%) SAN
10 207 (20.66%) Java
11 206 (20.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 194 (19.36%) Microsoft
13 187 (18.66%) Perl
14 183 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
15 182 (18.16%) ITIL
16 171 (17.07%) NetApp
17 170 (16.97%) Python
18 164 (16.37%) TCP/IP
19 163 (16.27%) Firewall
20 157 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
21 153 (15.27%) Middleware
22 152 (15.17%) AIX
23 150 (14.97%) DevOps
24 148 (14.77%) Apache
25 143 (14.27%) Shell Script
26 141 (14.07%) Oracle Database
27 131 (13.07%) Sun
28 130 (12.97%) SQL Server
29 126 (12.57%) Disaster Recovery

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
1 148 (14.77%) Apache
2 123 (12.28%) Tomcat
3 96 (9.58%) WebSphere
4 91 (9.08%) WebLogic
5 58 (5.79%) IIS
6 51 (5.09%) Oracle Coherence
6 51 (5.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 44 (4.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 38 (3.79%) JBoss
9 37 (3.69%) Oracle Service Bus
10 33 (3.29%) DataSynapse
11 23 (2.30%) MS Exchange
12 17 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
13 14 (1.40%) SharePoint
14 11 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (1.10%) Skype for Business
15 10 (1.00%) CMS
16 9 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
16 9 (0.90%) MQSeries
16 9 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 98 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 55 (5.49%) MS Office
3 28 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.100%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 46 (4.59%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (3.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (3.09%) RMDS
4 16 (1.60%) Magento
5 14 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (1.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 6 (0.60%) Eloqua
8 5 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.40%) Maximo
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.100%) ResourceLink
11 1 (0.100%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (4.79%) IaaS
3 45 (4.49%) PaaS
4 29 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (2.20%) SaaS
6 14 (1.40%) GitHub
7 9 (0.90%) Office 365
8 8 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (0.70%) G Suite
10 6 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (0.60%) Responsys
10 6 (0.60%) Taleo
11 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.100%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 220 (21.96%) SAN
2 164 (16.37%) TCP/IP
3 163 (16.27%) Firewall
4 113 (11.28%) WAN
5 111 (11.08%) DNS
6 110 (10.98%) LAN
7 107 (10.68%) NAS
8 97 (9.68%) LDAP
9 82 (8.18%) HTTP
10 72 (7.19%) Fibre Channel
11 70 (6.99%) Multicast
12 62 (6.19%) iSCSI
13 52 (5.19%) VPN
14 51 (5.09%) FCoE
15 47 (4.69%) DHCP
16 41 (4.09%) Internet
17 39 (3.89%) SSL
18 31 (3.09%) SMTP
19 29 (2.89%) SSH
20 28 (2.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (14.07%) Oracle Database
2 130 (12.97%) SQL Server
3 95 (9.48%) MySQL
4 48 (4.79%) Relational Database
5 46 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 42 (4.19%) Hadoop
7 41 (4.09%) DB2
7 41 (4.09%) HBase
8 28 (2.79%) Oracle Database 12c
9 23 (2.30%) OLTP
9 23 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
10 22 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (2.10%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
13 15 (1.50%) Oracle9i Database
14 12 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
14 12 (1.20%) VLDB
15 10 (1.00%) OLAP
15 10 (1.00%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 37 (3.69%) Jenkins
2 32 (3.19%) Subversion
3 29 (2.89%) Ant
4 25 (2.50%) Maven
5 22 (2.20%) Git (software)
6 14 (1.40%) Selenium
7 13 (1.30%) Gradle
8 11 (1.10%) Eclipse
9 10 (1.00%) PROIV
10 9 (0.90%) JIRA
10 9 (0.90%) JUnit
10 9 (0.90%) Redmine
11 8 (0.80%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.80%) Mockito
11 8 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (0.80%) SonarQube
12 7 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.70%) InstallShield
12 7 (0.70%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 302 (30.14%) Finance
2 87 (8.68%) Banking
3 48 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 41 (4.09%) Investment Banking
5 27 (2.69%) Front Office
6 22 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 21 (2.10%) Back Office
7 21 (2.10%) French Language
8 20 (2.00%) Aerospace
8 20 (2.00%) German Language
9 17 (1.70%) Advertising
10 15 (1.50%) Automotive
11 13 (1.30%) Manufacturing
12 11 (1.10%) Military
13 10 (1.00%) Marketing
14 7 (0.70%) Retail
15 6 (0.60%) Legal
16 5 (0.50%) Electronics
16 5 (0.50%) Games
16 5 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 145 (14.47%) Administrator
2 120 (11.98%) Analyst
3 107 (10.68%) Architect
4 92 (9.18%) Linux Engineer
5 89 (8.88%) Unix Engineer
6 79 (7.88%) Systems Administrator
7 78 (7.78%) Infrastructure Architect
8 77 (7.68%) Linux Administrator
9 73 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 67 (6.69%) DBA
10 67 (6.69%) Developer
11 66 (6.59%) Unix Administrator
12 54 (5.39%) Oracle DBA
13 52 (5.19%) Support Analyst
14 48 (4.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 46 (4.59%) Unix Support
16 45 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
17 44 (4.39%) Technical Architect
18 43 (4.29%) Security Engineer
19 42 (4.19%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (15.27%) Middleware
2 122 (12.18%) XML
3 94 (9.38%) Web Services
4 77 (7.68%) HTML
5 66 (6.59%) SOAP
6 64 (6.39%) XSLT
7 58 (5.79%) Oracle Fusion
8 51 (5.09%) J2EE
8 51 (5.09%) REST
9 49 (4.89%) .NET
10 40 (3.99%) CSS
11 32 (3.19%) Rendezvous
12 31 (3.09%) Ultra Messaging
13 25 (2.50%) ASP.NET
13 25 (2.50%) Spring
14 24 (2.40%) JDBC
15 23 (2.30%) XSD
16 22 (2.20%) JSON
17 17 (1.70%) jQuery
18 15 (1.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (8.58%) Data Centre
2 71 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 63 (6.29%) Management Information System
4 59 (5.89%) Clustering
5 49 (4.89%) Replication
6 36 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (2.79%) Derivative
8 20 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.90%) PKI
10 18 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
11 17 (1.70%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.70%) Driving Licence
12 15 (1.50%) DataPower
12 15 (1.50%) Private Cloud
13 14 (1.40%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.40%) Fintech
14 13 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (1.10%) Mainframe
16 7 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 849 (84.73%) Linux
2 670 (66.87%) Unix
3 433 (43.21%) Windows
4 206 (20.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 152 (15.17%) AIX
6 88 (8.78%) Windows Server
7 82 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 58 (5.79%) CentOS
8 58 (5.79%) HPUX
8 58 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (5.09%) Windows 2000
10 49 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (3.39%) OpenVMS
12 29 (2.89%) Debian
13 24 (2.40%) Ubuntu
14 21 (2.10%) Oracle Linux
15 15 (1.50%) Windows 10
15 15 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
15 15 (1.50%) Windows 7
16 13 (1.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (18.16%) ITIL
2 157 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (14.97%) DevOps
4 126 (12.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 101 (10.08%) Performance Tuning
6 100 (9.98%) High Availability
7 90 (8.98%) Configuration Management
8 75 (7.49%) Risk Management
9 67 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (6.59%) Mentoring
11 60 (5.99%) PRINCE2
11 60 (5.99%) Project Management
12 59 (5.89%) SOA
13 54 (5.39%) Benchmarking
14 49 (4.89%) Migration
15 47 (4.69%) Change Management
15 47 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
16 46 (4.59%) Problem Management
17 43 (4.29%) Open Source
18 41 (4.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 220 (21.96%) SQL
2 207 (20.66%) Java
3 187 (18.66%) Perl
4 170 (16.97%) Python
5 143 (14.27%) Shell Script
6 90 (8.98%) JavaScript
7 75 (7.49%) Bash Shell
8 73 (7.29%) C++
9 54 (5.39%) Ruby
10 51 (5.09%) C
10 51 (5.09%) PowerShell
11 50 (4.99%) PHP
12 44 (4.39%) C#
13 39 (3.89%) PL/SQL
14 29 (2.89%) VB
15 20 (2.00%) AWK
16 19 (1.90%) Jython
17 18 (1.80%) Korn
18 12 (1.20%) sed
19 11 (1.10%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 116 (11.58%) Degree
2 72 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (2.69%) RHCE
6 25 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (2.30%) DV Cleared
8 18 (1.80%) ISEB
9 16 (1.60%) CREST Certified
9 16 (1.60%) MCSE
10 14 (1.40%) CCNA
10 14 (1.40%) CISSP
11 12 (1.20%) CCNP
12 11 (1.10%) PMI Certification
12 11 (1.10%) PMP
13 10 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (0.90%) RHCSA
15 8 (0.80%) APMG
15 8 (0.80%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.09%) SLA
2 28 (2.79%) QA
3 10 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.60%) GPG13
5 6 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.30%) FISMA
7 2 (0.20%) PMO
8 1 (0.100%) COBIT
8 1 (0.100%) COSO
8 1 (0.100%) SAS 70
System Software
1 183 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (11.18%) NFS
3 111 (11.08%) Active Directory
4 110 (10.98%) Hyper-V
5 71 (7.09%) Oracle RAC
6 57 (5.69%) KVM
7 52 (5.19%) Xen
8 51 (5.09%) SRDF
9 40 (3.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 36 (3.59%) vSphere
11 35 (3.49%) Samba
12 32 (3.19%) VMware ESX
13 24 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
14 17 (1.70%) Firmware
14 17 (1.70%) iptables
15 15 (1.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
15 15 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
16 14 (1.40%) XenApp
17 13 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
18 11 (1.10%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 102 (10.18%) Puppet
2 61 (6.09%) Ansible
2 61 (6.09%) NetBackup
3 59 (5.89%) Nagios
4 52 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (4.59%) Oracle ZFS
6 41 (4.09%) Red Hat Satellite
7 32 (3.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 25 (2.50%) Cacti
9 21 (2.10%) Control-M
9 21 (2.10%) EMC NetWorker
10 19 (1.90%) ITRS Geneos
11 18 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
12 17 (1.70%) OpenView
12 17 (1.70%) SCOM
12 17 (1.70%) Tivoli
13 16 (1.60%) HP Data Protector
13 16 (1.60%) SCCM
14 15 (1.50%) Data Guard
15 13 (1.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 457 (45.61%) Oracle
2 327 (32.63%) VMware
3 262 (26.15%) Red Hat
4 221 (22.06%) Cisco
5 194 (19.36%) Microsoft
6 171 (17.07%) NetApp
7 131 (13.07%) Sun
8 115 (11.48%) IBM
9 105 (10.48%) HP
10 103 (10.28%) EMC
11 85 (8.48%) Veritas
12 79 (7.88%) CheckPoint
13 73 (7.29%) Sybase
14 64 (6.39%) Intel
15 62 (6.19%) F5
16 60 (5.99%) Juniper
17 58 (5.79%) Palo Alto
18 52 (5.19%) Blue Coat
19 47 (4.69%) Crossbeam
20 43 (4.29%) Sourcefire
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hatfield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum plus 15% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Package Available
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £375 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 -£60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Wessex Water
Salary: Circa £40k dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago