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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 482 458 355
Rank change year-on-year -24 -103  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 458 644 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.62% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.20% 2.40% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 329 471 780
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 £34,000 £32,500 £32,762
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.05% +5.55%  

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 20862 26800 29658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.34% 25.94% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17517 22674 24812
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -18 419 £55,000 +10.00% 45
London +29 217 £65,000 +18.18% 20
South East +16 100 £42,500 -10.52% 7
City of London +33 47 £70,000 +51.35% 9
Berkshire +37 42 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East of England -8 37 £50,000 -13.79% 7
Surrey +31 34 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Reading +28 34 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Scotland +9 25 £39,250 +4.66% 2
South West +23 23 £31,000 -38.00% 2
Walton-on-Thames +22 20 £38,750 +23.01% 2
North West -28 17 £34,500 -23.33% 1
Hertfordshire +21 15 £57,500 +6.48% 5
Edinburgh +9 14 £37,500 -
West Midlands +14 13 £39,000 -15.67% 2
Cambridgeshire -6 13 £41,500 -48.12%
Glasgow +7 11 £45,500 +21.33% 1
Cambridge -18 11 £41,500 -48.12%
Bristol +13 10 £31,000 -34.73% 1
Hampshire +4 10 £57,500 +82.53% 1
Manchester -21 10 £36,500 -18.88%
Yorkshire -18 9 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Coventry +9 8 £50,000 +14.94% 2
Basingstoke +8 8 £57,500 -
Bedfordshire +7 7 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Cheshire 0 7 £30,000 -42.85%
Oxfordshire +14 6 £56,250 -
West Yorkshire +1 6 £56,750 +3.18% 1
Dunstable -5 6 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Somerset -11 6 £39,500 +12.85% 1

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 840 (85.54%) Linux
2 666 (67.82%) Unix
3 444 (45.21%) Windows
4 420 (42.77%) Oracle
5 334 (34.01%) VMware
6 287 (29.23%) Finance
7 260 (26.48%) Red Hat
8 213 (21.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 210 (21.38%) SQL
10 207 (21.08%) Java
11 206 (20.98%) Cisco
12 201 (20.47%) SAN
13 194 (19.76%) Python
14 190 (19.35%) Perl
15 189 (19.25%) Microsoft
16 182 (18.53%) ITIL
17 169 (17.21%) Firewall
18 166 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
19 165 (16.80%) NetApp
20 156 (15.89%) TCP/IP
21 153 (15.58%) AIX
22 144 (14.66%) DevOps
23 139 (14.15%) Shell Script
23 139 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
24 138 (14.05%) Oracle Database
25 130 (13.24%) Middleware
26 128 (13.03%) Puppet
27 126 (12.83%) Apache
27 126 (12.83%) Degree
28 121 (12.32%) SQL Server

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
1 126 (12.83%) Apache
2 103 (10.49%) Tomcat
3 82 (8.35%) WebLogic
4 74 (7.54%) WebSphere
5 43 (4.38%) IIS
6 39 (3.97%) JBoss
7 38 (3.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 36 (3.67%) Oracle Coherence
9 35 (3.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 32 (3.26%) Oracle Service Bus
11 24 (2.44%) MS Exchange
12 22 (2.24%) DataSynapse
13 21 (2.14%) SharePoint
14 16 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (1.12%) Skype for Business
17 10 (1.02%) CMS
17 10 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
18 9 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
19 6 (0.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 59 (6.01%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (2.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 38 (3.87%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (3.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (2.04%) RMDS
4 13 (1.32%) Magento
5 11 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (1.02%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 6 (0.61%) Eloqua
7 6 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.41%) Maximo
8 4 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.10%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 56 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (5.30%) IaaS
3 46 (4.68%) PaaS
4 34 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (2.34%) SaaS
6 11 (1.12%) GitHub
7 10 (1.02%) Office 365
8 8 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (0.71%) G Suite
10 6 (0.61%) Responsys
10 6 (0.61%) Taleo
11 4 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.41%) Joyent
12 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 201 (20.47%) SAN
2 169 (17.21%) Firewall
3 156 (15.89%) TCP/IP
4 119 (12.12%) DNS
5 99 (10.08%) NAS
6 96 (9.78%) LDAP
7 94 (9.57%) WAN
8 90 (9.16%) LAN
9 66 (6.72%) HTTP
10 55 (5.60%) DHCP
10 55 (5.60%) Fibre Channel
11 54 (5.50%) VPN
12 51 (5.19%) iSCSI
13 50 (5.09%) Multicast
14 39 (3.97%) Internet
15 37 (3.77%) SSL
16 36 (3.67%) FCoE
17 33 (3.36%) FTP
18 31 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
19 30 (3.05%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (14.05%) Oracle Database
2 121 (12.32%) SQL Server
3 92 (9.37%) MySQL
4 53 (5.40%) Relational Database
5 40 (4.07%) Oracle Database 11g
6 33 (3.36%) Hadoop
7 30 (3.05%) DB2
7 30 (3.05%) HBase
8 25 (2.55%) Oracle Database 12c
9 22 (2.24%) RDBMS
10 21 (2.14%) Oracle Exadata
10 21 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
12 19 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
14 16 (1.63%) OLTP
15 12 (1.22%) Oracle9i Database
16 11 (1.12%) OLAP
17 10 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 9 (0.92%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 50 (5.09%) Jenkins
2 32 (3.26%) Subversion
3 29 (2.95%) Ant
4 23 (2.34%) Maven
5 18 (1.83%) Git (software)
5 18 (1.83%) Selenium
6 12 (1.22%) Gradle
6 12 (1.22%) PROIV
7 10 (1.02%) InstallShield
8 9 (0.92%) JUnit
8 9 (0.92%) Redmine
9 8 (0.81%) Cucumber
9 8 (0.81%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.81%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.71%) JIRA
10 7 (0.71%) SonarQube
11 5 (0.51%) JMeter
11 5 (0.51%) Mockito
11 5 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
General
1 287 (29.23%) Finance
2 100 (10.18%) Banking
3 66 (6.72%) Telecoms
4 51 (5.19%) Investment Banking
5 28 (2.85%) Front Office
6 23 (2.34%) Aerospace
6 23 (2.34%) Financial Institution
7 20 (2.04%) Automotive
8 17 (1.73%) Back Office
8 17 (1.73%) French Language
9 15 (1.53%) German Language
10 14 (1.43%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.22%) Retail
12 11 (1.12%) Marketing
13 10 (1.02%) Advertising
14 9 (0.92%) Military
15 6 (0.61%) Electronics
15 6 (0.61%) Legal
16 5 (0.51%) Law
17 4 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 127 (12.93%) Administrator
2 103 (10.49%) Analyst
3 98 (9.98%) Unix Engineer
4 96 (9.78%) Linux Engineer
5 91 (9.27%) Architect
6 84 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 73 (7.43%) Developer
8 68 (6.92%) Linux Administrator
9 64 (6.52%) DBA
10 63 (6.42%) Systems Administrator
11 60 (6.11%) Unix Administrator
12 58 (5.91%) Infrastructure Architect
13 50 (5.09%) Oracle DBA
14 47 (4.79%) Support Analyst
15 45 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
15 45 (4.58%) Security Engineer
15 45 (4.58%) Unix Support
16 44 (4.48%) Cisco Engineer
17 43 (4.38%) Unix Linux Engineer
18 38 (3.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (13.24%) Middleware
2 111 (11.30%) XML
3 100 (10.18%) Web Services
4 72 (7.33%) SOAP
5 70 (7.13%) HTML
6 56 (5.70%) XSLT
7 54 (5.50%) Oracle Fusion
8 53 (5.40%) .NET
8 53 (5.40%) REST
9 47 (4.79%) J2EE
10 43 (4.38%) CSS
11 29 (2.95%) Spring
12 27 (2.75%) ASP.NET
13 26 (2.65%) XSD
14 25 (2.55%) JDBC
15 23 (2.34%) Rendezvous
16 22 (2.24%) JSON
17 21 (2.14%) jQuery
18 20 (2.04%) Ultra Messaging
19 19 (1.93%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (8.55%) Data Centre
2 75 (7.64%) Management Information System
3 70 (7.13%) Computer Science
4 55 (5.60%) Clustering
5 44 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (4.28%) Replication
7 27 (2.75%) Derivative
8 21 (2.14%) Enterprise Storage
9 19 (1.93%) PKI
10 17 (1.73%) Private Cloud
11 16 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.53%) Fintech
13 14 (1.43%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
14 13 (1.32%) Client/Server
14 13 (1.32%) DataPower
15 11 (1.12%) Driving Licence
16 9 (0.92%) AS400
17 7 (0.71%) User Experience
17 7 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 840 (85.54%) Linux
2 666 (67.82%) Unix
3 444 (45.21%) Windows
4 213 (21.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 153 (15.58%) AIX
6 92 (9.37%) Windows Server
7 81 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 61 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 59 (6.01%) CentOS
10 51 (5.19%) HPUX
11 50 (5.09%) Windows 2000
11 50 (5.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (3.46%) OpenVMS
13 26 (2.65%) Debian
14 23 (2.34%) Oracle Linux
14 23 (2.34%) Ubuntu
15 17 (1.73%) Windows 7
16 15 (1.53%) Windows 10
17 14 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
18 13 (1.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (18.53%) ITIL
2 144 (14.66%) DevOps
3 139 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (12.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 102 (10.39%) High Availability
6 100 (10.18%) Configuration Management
7 83 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
8 75 (7.64%) Risk Management
9 73 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (7.13%) Mentoring
11 63 (6.42%) PRINCE2
12 58 (5.91%) Project Management
13 57 (5.80%) Migration
14 56 (5.70%) SOA
15 49 (4.99%) Change Management
16 46 (4.68%) Kalman Filter
16 46 (4.68%) Software Engineering
17 45 (4.58%) Problem Management
18 42 (4.28%) Scrum
19 41 (4.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 210 (21.38%) SQL
2 207 (21.08%) Java
3 194 (19.76%) Python
4 190 (19.35%) Perl
5 139 (14.15%) Shell Script
6 83 (8.45%) C++
7 81 (8.25%) JavaScript
8 71 (7.23%) Ruby
9 70 (7.13%) Bash Shell
10 59 (6.01%) C
11 57 (5.80%) PHP
12 49 (4.99%) C#
13 47 (4.79%) PowerShell
14 37 (3.77%) PL/SQL
15 34 (3.46%) VB
16 18 (1.83%) Jython
17 16 (1.63%) Korn
18 14 (1.43%) AWK
19 12 (1.22%) VBScript
20 10 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 126 (12.83%) Degree
2 73 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 32 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (3.05%) DV Cleared
4 30 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 29 (2.95%) RHCE
6 24 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (2.34%) ISEB
8 18 (1.83%) CREST Certified
9 15 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (1.53%) MCSE
10 14 (1.43%) CCNP
11 13 (1.32%) CCNA
11 13 (1.32%) PMI Certification
11 13 (1.32%) PMP
12 12 (1.22%) ISTQB
13 11 (1.12%) CCIE
13 11 (1.12%) RHCSA
14 10 (1.02%) APMG
14 10 (1.02%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.40%) SLA
2 37 (3.77%) QA
3 11 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.51%) GPG13
6 3 (0.31%) FISMA
7 2 (0.20%) PMO
7 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.10%) COBIT
8 1 (0.10%) COSO
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.10%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 166 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (11.71%) Active Directory
3 102 (10.39%) NFS
4 101 (10.29%) Hyper-V
5 51 (5.19%) Oracle RAC
6 47 (4.79%) KVM
6 47 (4.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 38 (3.87%) Xen
8 36 (3.67%) SRDF
9 34 (3.46%) vSphere
10 32 (3.26%) VMware ESX
11 27 (2.75%) Samba
12 24 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
13 18 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (1.43%) XenApp
14 14 (1.43%) XenServer
15 13 (1.32%) Firmware
15 13 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
16 12 (1.22%) Docker
16 12 (1.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 128 (13.03%) Puppet
2 76 (7.74%) Ansible
3 56 (5.70%) Nagios
4 53 (5.40%) NetBackup
5 50 (5.09%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (4.68%) Oracle ZFS
7 36 (3.67%) Red Hat Satellite
8 31 (3.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 27 (2.75%) Control-M
10 24 (2.44%) Cacti
11 22 (2.24%) vCenter Server
12 21 (2.14%) OpenView
12 21 (2.14%) Oracle RMAN
13 20 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
14 17 (1.73%) ITRS Geneos
14 17 (1.73%) Tivoli
15 15 (1.53%) HP Data Protector
15 15 (1.53%) SCOM
16 13 (1.32%) SCCM
16 13 (1.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 420 (42.77%) Oracle
2 334 (34.01%) VMware
3 260 (26.48%) Red Hat
4 206 (20.98%) Cisco
5 189 (19.25%) Microsoft
6 165 (16.80%) NetApp
7 107 (10.90%) Sun
8 101 (10.29%) HP
9 93 (9.47%) IBM
10 90 (9.16%) EMC
11 86 (8.76%) Veritas
12 75 (7.64%) CheckPoint
13 62 (6.31%) F5
14 61 (6.21%) Palo Alto
15 58 (5.91%) Juniper
16 57 (5.80%) Sybase
17 52 (5.30%) Blue Coat
18 46 (4.68%) Crossbeam
19 45 (4.58%) Intel
20 43 (4.38%) Citrix
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 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: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 48000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Strathclyde, Scotland
University of Strathclyde
Salary: £39,324 - £48,327
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cititec
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Heathrow
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
University of Sheffield
Salary: From £30,175 to £38,183 per annum with potential progress to £41,709
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Car, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 20 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
iDealing.com Ltd
Salary: Competative
Posted: 24 days ago