Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 819 633 521
Rank change year-on-year -186 -112 -36
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 282 644 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.37% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.85% 1.59% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 233 437 683
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,100 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.16% +11.76% -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 32,993 40,377 42,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.90% 23.23% 24.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26,212 32,584 35,177
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £73,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 -144 256 £52,500 - 18
UK excluding London -83 186 £46,000 -3.16% 18
London -112 88 £70,000 +12.00%
South East +10 57 £61,250 +16.67% 5
North of England -5 45 £42,500 -10.05% 2
Midlands +37 26 £39,500 +2.60% 5
West Midlands +42 24 £37,000 -5.13% 4
East of England +18 22 £40,000 -38.46% 4
North East +31 20 £50,000 +45.99%
South West -6 19 £46,000 +8.24% 2
Scotland -19 17 £40,950 -1.33%
Yorkshire 0 15 £39,500 -7.06%
North West -5 10 £42,500 -10.53% 2
East Midlands +10 2 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Northern Ireland -25 2 £37,500 -
Wales +7 1 £50,000 +38.89%

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 240 (85.11%) Linux
2 168 (59.57%) Unix
3 110 (39.01%) Windows
3 110 (39.01%) Oracle
4 101 (35.82%) SQL
5 82 (29.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 76 (26.95%) Red Hat
7 74 (26.24%) CentOS
8 67 (23.76%) Finance
9 51 (18.09%) AIX
10 50 (17.73%) VMware
11 49 (17.38%) Shell Script
12 48 (17.02%) Java
12 48 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
13 41 (14.54%) SQL Server
13 41 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
14 40 (14.18%) DevOps
14 40 (14.18%) Windows Server
15 39 (13.83%) SAN
16 38 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 38 (13.48%) Ansible
17 37 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
17 37 (13.12%) Python
18 36 (12.77%) Perl
19 34 (12.06%) ITIL
19 34 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
20 33 (11.70%) Microsoft
20 33 (11.70%) Configuration Management
20 33 (11.70%) Bash Shell
21 32 (11.35%) Puppet

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 31 (10.99%) Apache
2 23 (8.16%) IIS
3 21 (7.45%) WebLogic
4 17 (6.03%) SharePoint
5 15 (5.32%) SAS
6 14 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (4.96%) nginx
7 8 (2.84%) JBoss
7 8 (2.84%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.42%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.42%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.35%) CICS
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 14 (4.96%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Eagle PACE
1 2 (0.71%) Front Arena
1 2 (0.71%) Markit EDM
1 2 (0.71%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 48 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.74%) SaaS
4 10 (3.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.06%) IaaS
6 3 (1.06%) Office 365
7 2 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.71%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.71%) PaaS
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.35%) Route 53
8 1 (0.35%) Slack
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.83%) SAN
2 30 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 27 (9.57%) HTTP
4 24 (8.51%) DNS
4 24 (8.51%) Firewall
5 20 (7.09%) DHCP
5 20 (7.09%) Fibre Channel
6 18 (6.38%) SSL
7 14 (4.96%) iSCSI
7 14 (4.96%) VRRP
8 12 (4.26%) VPN
9 9 (3.19%) LAN
9 9 (3.19%) WAN
10 8 (2.84%) NAS
10 8 (2.84%) SMTP
10 8 (2.84%) SNMP
11 6 (2.13%) BGP
11 6 (2.13%) Internet
11 6 (2.13%) MPLS
11 6 (2.13%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.54%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.64%) Oracle Database
3 21 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (6.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (5.32%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (5.32%) OLAP
5 15 (5.32%) OLAP Cube
5 15 (5.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 14 (4.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (4.96%) Relational Database
7 13 (4.61%) Oracle Database 12c
7 13 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (4.26%) Redis
9 10 (3.55%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.84%) MySQL
11 6 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.77%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (1.77%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (1.42%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 18 (6.38%) Jenkins
1 18 (6.38%) JIRA
2 16 (5.67%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.61%) Mercurial
4 11 (3.90%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.19%) SonarQube
6 5 (1.77%) Hudson
7 4 (1.42%) Subversion
8 3 (1.06%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.71%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.71%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.71%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.71%) Cobertura
9 2 (0.71%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.71%) Gradle
9 2 (0.71%) Selenium
9 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.71%) Toad
General
1 67 (23.76%) Finance
2 26 (9.22%) Banking
3 16 (5.67%) Legal
4 11 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.55%) Back Office
6 7 (2.48%) Front Office
7 6 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.77%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.77%) Military
9 3 (1.06%) German Language
9 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.71%) Retail
10 2 (0.71%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.35%) French Language
11 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (22.70%) Administrator
2 46 (16.31%) Systems Administrator
3 36 (12.77%) Developer
4 31 (10.99%) DBA
4 31 (10.99%) Unix Administrator
5 28 (9.93%) Analyst
6 27 (9.57%) Linux Engineer
7 23 (8.16%) Applications Support
8 22 (7.80%) Linux Administrator
8 22 (7.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 20 (7.09%) Unix Engineer
9 20 (7.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 18 (6.38%) Architect
11 16 (5.67%) Support Analyst
12 15 (5.32%) C++ Developer
12 15 (5.32%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
13 14 (4.96%) Applications Support Analyst
13 14 (4.96%) Oracle DBA
13 14 (4.96%) SAS Developer
14 13 (4.61%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.45%) FIX Protocol
2 18 (6.38%) LDAP
3 16 (5.67%) Elastic Stack
4 15 (5.32%) J2EE
5 12 (4.26%) SailPoint
6 11 (3.90%) Middleware
7 10 (3.55%) HTML
8 9 (3.19%) Web Services
9 8 (2.84%) .NET
10 7 (2.48%) REST
10 7 (2.48%) XML
11 6 (2.13%) SOAP
11 6 (2.13%) SPML
12 5 (1.77%) LAMP
12 5 (1.77%) React
12 5 (1.77%) Spring
13 4 (1.42%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.42%) jQuery
13 4 (1.42%) Node.js
14 2 (0.71%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.57%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (4.96%) PKI
5 13 (4.61%) Replication
6 12 (4.26%) Equities
6 12 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 11 (3.90%) Public Cloud
8 10 (3.55%) Data Structures
9 9 (3.19%) Driving Licence
9 9 (3.19%) Fixed Income
9 9 (3.19%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.13%) Clustering
10 6 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.77%) Eurex
12 4 (1.42%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.42%) NHS
13 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 240 (85.11%) Linux
2 168 (59.57%) Unix
3 110 (39.01%) Windows
4 82 (29.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 74 (26.24%) CentOS
6 51 (18.09%) AIX
7 40 (14.18%) Windows Server
8 20 (7.09%) Debian
8 20 (7.09%) Ubuntu
9 17 (6.03%) HPUX
10 9 (3.19%) SUSE
11 7 (2.48%) Windows NT
11 7 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.42%) IRIX
12 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.06%) Fedora
13 3 (1.06%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (14.18%) DevOps
3 34 (12.06%) ITIL
4 33 (11.70%) Configuration Management
5 31 (10.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (10.99%) High Availability
6 26 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
8 20 (7.09%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (7.09%) Project Management
9 19 (6.74%) Business Continuity
9 19 (6.74%) Computer Science
9 19 (6.74%) Load Balancing
9 19 (6.74%) Open Source
10 16 (5.67%) Service Delivery
11 15 (5.32%) Business Analysis
11 15 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (5.32%) Data Protection
11 15 (5.32%) Trend Analysis
11 15 (5.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 101 (35.82%) SQL
2 49 (17.38%) Shell Script
3 48 (17.02%) Java
4 37 (13.12%) Python
5 36 (12.77%) Perl
6 33 (11.70%) Bash Shell
7 25 (8.87%) C++
8 18 (6.38%) Korn
9 17 (6.03%) C#
10 15 (5.32%) AWK
10 15 (5.32%) Bourne shell
10 15 (5.32%) PHP
11 14 (4.96%) SAS Macro
12 13 (4.61%) C
12 13 (4.61%) PowerShell
13 12 (4.26%) PHP 5
13 12 (4.26%) PHP 7
13 12 (4.26%) PL/SQL
14 10 (3.55%) Ruby
15 8 (2.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (10.99%) Degree
2 28 (9.93%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.03%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.26%) Oracle Certification
5 12 (4.26%) RHCE
6 10 (3.55%) CREST Certified
7 8 (2.84%) OCA
7 8 (2.84%) OCP
7 8 (2.84%) RHCSA
8 7 (2.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 7 (2.48%) CCSP
8 7 (2.48%) CISA
8 7 (2.48%) CISM
8 7 (2.48%) CISSP
8 7 (2.48%) CLAS
8 7 (2.48%) IISP
9 6 (2.13%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.77%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.77%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (5.32%) Data Quality
3 11 (3.90%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.90%) SLA
4 9 (3.19%) QA
5 8 (2.84%) GDPR
5 8 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (2.48%) ISAE 3402
6 7 (2.48%) ISO 22301
6 7 (2.48%) ISO 31000
6 7 (2.48%) ISO 9001
6 7 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 7 (2.48%) NIST
7 1 (0.35%) COBIT
7 1 (0.35%) PSD2
System Software
1 38 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (7.45%) Docker
3 16 (5.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 14 (4.96%) Active Directory
4 14 (4.96%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (3.55%) GlusterFS
7 8 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (2.48%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.77%) Firmware
9 5 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.42%) PowerHA
10 4 (1.42%) vSphere
11 3 (1.06%) DRBD
12 2 (0.71%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.71%) KVM
12 2 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.71%) Xen
13 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 38 (13.48%) Ansible
2 32 (11.35%) Puppet
3 26 (9.22%) Kubernetes
4 21 (7.45%) NetBackup
5 20 (7.09%) Nagios
6 17 (6.03%) Terraform
7 16 (5.67%) Oracle ZFS
8 15 (5.32%) Red Hat Satellite
8 15 (5.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 14 (4.96%) HAProxy
9 14 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (4.96%) Prometheus
9 14 (4.96%) yum
10 12 (4.26%) Kibana
10 12 (4.26%) logstash
10 12 (4.26%) Rsyslog
11 10 (3.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 10 (3.55%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (3.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 9 (3.19%) Nessus
Vendors
1 110 (39.01%) Oracle
2 76 (26.95%) Red Hat
3 50 (17.73%) VMware
4 33 (11.70%) Microsoft
5 31 (10.99%) HP
6 30 (10.64%) Sybase
7 22 (7.80%) Centrify
7 22 (7.80%) Sun
8 20 (7.09%) Cisco
8 20 (7.09%) IBM
9 18 (6.38%) Veritas
10 15 (5.32%) Brocade
10 15 (5.32%) EMC
11 13 (4.61%) Splunk
12 11 (3.90%) ForgeRock
13 9 (3.19%) ArcSight
13 9 (3.19%) Bloomberg
13 9 (3.19%) Google
13 9 (3.19%) Qualys
14 8 (2.84%) McAfee