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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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 980 860 650
Rank change year-on-year -120 -210 +199
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 280 125 202
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.86% 0.63% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 139 73 126
10th Percentile £37,400 £30,523 £34,750
25th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £50,000 £53,750
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% -6.98% +5.61%
75th Percentile £99,375 £80,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £90,000 £83,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - - -2.17%

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 32,729 19,803 16,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.10% 18.38% 21.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16,584 14,600 13,805
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.76%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in the UK

Solaris
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Solaris.

Salary trend for Solaris in the UK

Solaris
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Solaris over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -96 253 £62,500 -10.71% 12
UK excluding London -32 187 £45,000 - 8
Work from Home -182 92 £52,295 +10.09% 5
London -193 77 £92,500 +19.35% 3
North of England -40 65 £45,987 +9.49% 4
North West -43 35 £50,000 +7.53% 2
South East -73 34 £50,000 -28.57% 2
East of England - 34 £36,000 - 1
Midlands -36 30 £44,000 -7.37%
South West -13 20 £69,250 +207.78% 1
North East 0 16 £40,000 -3.61% 1
West Midlands -43 16 £44,000 +8.64%
East Midlands -28 14 - -
Yorkshire -53 14 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Scotland -55 9 £72,500 +61.11%
Wales -38 3 - -

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 225 (80.36%) Linux
2 196 (70.00%) Oracle
3 192 (68.57%) Unix
4 149 (53.21%) Windows
5 130 (46.43%) Oracle Database
6 118 (42.14%) SQL
7 101 (36.07%) Finance
8 93 (33.21%) Oracle RAC
9 91 (32.50%) ITIL
10 90 (32.14%) Red Hat
11 77 (27.50%) AWS
12 69 (24.64%) Performance Tuning
12 69 (24.64%) Data Guard
13 68 (24.29%) Degree
14 67 (23.93%) Microsoft
14 67 (23.93%) SQL Server
15 66 (23.57%) Oracle Database 12c
16 64 (22.86%) Social Skills
17 63 (22.50%) Azure
18 60 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 60 (21.43%) PL/SQL
19 58 (20.71%) Shell Script
20 53 (18.93%) Oracle Database 10g
20 53 (18.93%) Oracle RMAN
21 52 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
22 50 (17.86%) Banking
23 49 (17.50%) Migration
24 46 (16.43%) Sun
24 46 (16.43%) Veritas
25 43 (15.36%) IIS

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 43 (15.36%) IIS
2 22 (7.86%) Apache
2 22 (7.86%) Tomcat
3 20 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 16 (5.71%) Oracle 9iAS
4 16 (5.71%) Oracle Application Server
4 16 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
5 14 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 13 (4.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.79%) JBoss
7 5 (1.79%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.79%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.07%) CMS
9 1 (0.36%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.36%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (8.93%) Payment Gateway
2 24 (8.57%) Fidessa
3 16 (5.71%) Oracle 11i
3 16 (5.71%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.71%) RMDS
5 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 77 (27.50%) AWS
2 63 (22.50%) Azure
3 16 (5.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 13 (4.64%) Microsoft 365
4 13 (4.64%) Serverless
5 9 (3.21%) Datadog
5 9 (3.21%) IaaS
6 8 (2.86%) Azure DevOps
7 7 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (2.14%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (2.14%) Amazon S3
8 6 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (0.36%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.36%) GCP
10 1 (0.36%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.79%) Firewall
2 27 (9.64%) DMZ
3 25 (8.93%) DNS
4 19 (6.79%) FIX Connectivity
5 15 (5.36%) DHCP
6 13 (4.64%) HTTP
7 12 (4.29%) TCP/IP
8 11 (3.93%) SAN
9 8 (2.86%) IPsec
9 8 (2.86%) Multicast
9 8 (2.86%) VPN
10 7 (2.50%) MPLS
11 6 (2.14%) BGP
11 6 (2.14%) LAN
11 6 (2.14%) OSPF
11 6 (2.14%) WAN
12 5 (1.79%) Internet
12 5 (1.79%) RSVP
12 5 (1.79%) SNMP
12 5 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (46.43%) Oracle Database
2 67 (23.93%) SQL Server
3 66 (23.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 53 (18.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 40 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 27 (9.64%) Oracle Reports
7 26 (9.29%) MySQL
7 26 (9.29%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (7.86%) JasperReports
9 17 (6.07%) OLTP
10 16 (5.71%) OLAP
10 16 (5.71%) Oracle OLAP
10 16 (5.71%) Oracle9i Database
11 14 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
12 11 (3.93%) Oracle Exadata
13 8 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (2.50%) Data Lake
15 5 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (1.79%) Data Mining
15 5 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 21 (7.50%) Oracle Forms
2 20 (7.14%) Toad
3 15 (5.36%) RStudio
4 11 (3.93%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (3.21%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.86%) IBM UrbanCode
6 8 (2.86%) Selenium
7 6 (2.14%) Subversion
8 5 (1.79%) ClearCase
8 5 (1.79%) ERwin
8 5 (1.79%) PROIV
8 5 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.71%) JIRA
10 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.36%) GitLab
10 1 (0.36%) PeopleTools
General
1 101 (36.07%) Finance
2 64 (22.86%) Social Skills
3 50 (17.86%) Banking
4 38 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (12.14%) Public Sector
6 15 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (3.57%) Back Office
8 5 (1.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 5 (1.79%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (1.79%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.43%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (1.43%) Legal
10 3 (1.07%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.07%) Front Office
10 3 (1.07%) Marketing
11 2 (0.71%) Electronics
11 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 81 (28.93%) DBA
2 80 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
3 42 (15.00%) Administrator
4 29 (10.36%) Analyst
4 29 (10.36%) Consultant
5 23 (8.21%) Support Engineer
6 22 (7.86%) Applications Consultant
6 22 (7.86%) Database Consultant
6 22 (7.86%) Technical Consultant
7 21 (7.50%) Solaris Administrator
7 21 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (6.43%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 18 (6.43%) Team Leader
9 17 (6.07%) Infrastructure Manager
10 16 (5.71%) Senior DBA
11 15 (5.36%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 15 (5.36%) Unix Team Leader
12 12 (4.29%) Platform Manager
12 12 (4.29%) Security Manager
12 12 (4.29%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 29 (10.36%) Middleware
3 21 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 19 (6.79%) FIX Protocol
5 15 (5.36%) LDAP
6 10 (3.57%) HTML
7 9 (3.21%) JDBC
8 7 (2.50%) XML
9 6 (2.14%) J2EE
10 5 (1.79%) EDI
10 5 (1.79%) JSP
10 5 (1.79%) XSLT
11 4 (1.43%) ODBC
11 4 (1.43%) WML
12 2 (0.71%) .NET
12 2 (0.71%) Web Services
13 1 (0.36%) SAP Basis
13 1 (0.36%) SAP Fiori
13 1 (0.36%) SAP PI
13 1 (0.36%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.57%) Public Cloud
2 30 (10.71%) Private Cloud
3 27 (9.64%) Video Conferencing
4 24 (8.57%) Eurex
5 21 (7.50%) Replication
6 15 (5.36%) Life Science
7 12 (4.29%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.21%) e-Health
9 8 (2.86%) Algorithms
9 8 (2.86%) Cloud Native
9 8 (2.86%) GPGPU
10 7 (2.50%) AS400
11 6 (2.14%) Derivative
11 6 (2.14%) Grid Computing
12 5 (1.79%) Clustering
12 5 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.79%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.79%) Mainframe
13 4 (1.43%) iSeries
14 3 (1.07%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 225 (80.36%) Linux
2 192 (68.57%) Unix
3 149 (53.21%) Windows
4 60 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (9.29%) Ubuntu
5 26 (9.29%) Windows Server
6 19 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (6.79%) Windows Server 2019
7 18 (6.43%) AIX
8 16 (5.71%) CentOS
9 15 (5.36%) SUSE
10 12 (4.29%) Oracle Linux
11 11 (3.93%) HPUX
12 10 (3.57%) VMS
13 8 (2.86%) Mac OS
13 8 (2.86%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.79%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (32.50%) ITIL
2 69 (24.64%) Performance Tuning
3 52 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
4 49 (17.50%) Migration
5 39 (13.93%) Computer Science
6 35 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 34 (12.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (11.43%) Proactive Monitoring
8 32 (11.43%) Server Management
9 30 (10.71%) E-Commerce
10 28 (10.00%) Change Management
10 28 (10.00%) DevOps
11 27 (9.64%) Network Architecture
12 26 (9.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 25 (8.93%) Capacity Management
13 25 (8.93%) Configuration Management
13 25 (8.93%) Database Security
13 25 (8.93%) Database Tuning
13 25 (8.93%) Software Engineering
13 25 (8.93%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 118 (42.14%) SQL
2 60 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 58 (20.71%) Shell Script
4 40 (14.29%) Perl
5 36 (12.86%) PowerShell
6 32 (11.43%) Python
7 29 (10.36%) Bash
8 20 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 15 (5.36%) Bourne shell
10 13 (4.64%) AWK
10 13 (4.64%) Java
10 13 (4.64%) Korn
11 9 (3.21%) JavaScript
12 8 (2.86%) VBA
13 7 (2.50%) C-shell
14 5 (1.79%) COBOL
14 5 (1.79%) sed
15 4 (1.43%) Ruby
16 1 (0.36%) C#
16 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (24.29%) Degree
2 42 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 24 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 22 (7.86%) DBS Check
5 19 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (6.07%) CCNA
7 10 (3.57%) CCNP
8 7 (2.50%) OCA
8 7 (2.50%) OCP
8 7 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (1.79%) JNCIP
9 5 (1.79%) RHCE
9 5 (1.79%) RHCSA
10 3 (1.07%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.71%) CCIE
12 1 (0.36%) MCSA
12 1 (0.36%) MCSE
12 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.07%) PCI DSS
2 25 (8.93%) QA
3 24 (8.57%) SLA
4 16 (5.71%) ISO 9001
5 9 (3.21%) GDPR
6 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.71%) NIST
System Software
1 93 (33.21%) Oracle RAC
2 42 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
3 30 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (6.79%) Docker
5 15 (5.36%) Oracle Clusterware
6 8 (2.86%) LXC
6 8 (2.86%) Xen
7 6 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.79%) NFS
8 5 (1.79%) Samba
8 5 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (1.07%) iptables
10 2 (0.71%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 69 (24.64%) Data Guard
2 53 (18.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 38 (13.57%) NetBackup
4 33 (11.79%) Oracle ZFS
5 29 (10.36%) Ansible
6 26 (9.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 20 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 18 (6.43%) Terraform
9 15 (5.36%) Puppet
10 9 (3.21%) EMC NetWorker
11 8 (2.86%) Cisco IPCC
11 8 (2.86%) Grafana
11 8 (2.86%) Graphite
11 8 (2.86%) Graylog
11 8 (2.86%) Kibana
11 8 (2.86%) logstash
11 8 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
11 8 (2.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 7 (2.50%) Control-M
12 7 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 196 (70.00%) Oracle
2 90 (32.14%) Red Hat
3 67 (23.93%) Microsoft
4 46 (16.43%) Sun
4 46 (16.43%) Veritas
5 36 (12.86%) VMware
6 25 (8.93%) FIS
7 24 (8.57%) ION Trading
7 24 (8.57%) Patsystems
7 24 (8.57%) Splunk
7 24 (8.57%) Trayport
8 23 (8.21%) Northgate
9 22 (7.86%) NEC
10 21 (7.50%) Cisco
10 21 (7.50%) Reuters
11 20 (7.14%) Commvault
12 19 (6.79%) Bloomberg
12 19 (6.79%) CQG
13 12 (4.29%) Remedy
13 12 (4.29%) ServiceNow