Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 491 456 358
Rank change year-on-year -35 -98 -89
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 980 1305 2027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.65% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.23% 2.54% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 684 982 1612
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 44040 51425 58740
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.65% 25.52% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 36123 43750 49230
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 28 July 2017.

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 28 July 2017. 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 -34 912 £57,500 +15.00% 48
London +55 515 £62,500 +4.17% 20
UK excluding London -102 447 £45,000 -5.26% 28
South East -28 194 £48,000 -4.00% 4
East of England -30 75 £55,000 -5.98% 4
North of England -97 51 £37,500 -6.25% 10
South West +28 50 £38,500 -23.00% 4
Scotland -23 38 £38,500 -8.88%
Midlands -18 28 £39,000 -12.36% 6
Yorkshire -39 26 £40,000 - 7
North West -30 22 £34,500 -23.33% 2
West Midlands -31 19 £50,000 +6.95% 3
East Midlands +7 9 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Wales +3 9 £42,500 +28.79%
North East -7 3 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 834 (85.10%) Linux
2 740 (75.51%) Unix
3 457 (46.63%) Windows
4 378 (38.57%) Oracle
5 368 (37.55%) Finance
6 352 (35.92%) Red Hat
7 272 (27.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 246 (25.10%) Java
9 241 (24.59%) VMware
10 230 (23.47%) DevOps
11 228 (23.27%) Python
12 214 (21.84%) SQL
13 196 (20.00%) Banking
14 195 (19.90%) Perl
15 172 (17.55%) AIX
16 158 (16.12%) ITIL
17 156 (15.92%) Cisco
18 144 (14.69%) Puppet
19 142 (14.49%) Firewall
20 133 (13.57%) Microsoft
20 133 (13.57%) TCP/IP
21 130 (13.27%) SAN
22 128 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
23 126 (12.86%) Investment Banking
24 120 (12.24%) Degree
25 119 (12.14%) Oracle Database
25 119 (12.14%) Middleware
26 115 (11.73%) SQL Server
27 111 (11.33%) WebLogic
28 109 (11.12%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 111 (11.33%) WebLogic
2 102 (10.41%) Tomcat
3 101 (10.31%) Apache
4 69 (7.04%) WebSphere
5 57 (5.82%) JBoss
6 32 (3.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 32 (3.27%) SharePoint
7 24 (2.45%) MS Exchange
7 24 (2.45%) Oracle Service Bus
8 22 (2.24%) IIS
9 17 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (1.12%) CMS
11 10 (1.02%) Apache TomEE
12 9 (0.92%) MQSeries
12 9 (0.92%) SAS
12 9 (0.92%) Skype for Business
13 8 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
14 7 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 6 (0.61%) OpenROAD
15 6 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 35 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.20%) SPSS
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 3 (0.31%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.31%) Magento
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.20%) Actimize
7 2 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.20%) Kondor
7 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.20%) RMDS
8 1 (0.10%) Maximo
8 1 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 56 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (5.10%) GitHub
3 27 (2.76%) IaaS
4 26 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (2.55%) SaaS
6 23 (2.35%) PaaS
7 7 (0.71%) Office 365
8 6 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.61%) Joyent
9 4 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.31%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 3 (0.31%) Responsys
10 3 (0.31%) Taleo
11 2 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.10%) G Suite
12 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 142 (14.49%) Firewall
2 133 (13.57%) TCP/IP
3 130 (13.27%) SAN
4 108 (11.02%) DNS
5 79 (8.06%) LDAP
6 74 (7.55%) DHCP
7 63 (6.43%) NAS
8 44 (4.49%) LAN
8 44 (4.49%) WAN
9 42 (4.29%) HTTP
9 42 (4.29%) Internet
10 31 (3.16%) FTP
11 30 (3.06%) VPN
12 28 (2.86%) SMTP
13 26 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (2.65%) VoIP
14 23 (2.35%) Ethernet
14 23 (2.35%) NetScaler
15 20 (2.04%) SSH
16 19 (1.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (12.14%) Oracle Database
2 115 (11.73%) SQL Server
3 82 (8.37%) MySQL
4 63 (6.43%) Relational Database
5 55 (5.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 42 (4.29%) Oracle Exadata
7 38 (3.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 27 (2.76%) MongoDB
8 27 (2.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 24 (2.45%) Oracle ODI
10 23 (2.35%) RDBMS
11 22 (2.24%) DB2
12 19 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (1.84%) NoSQL
14 17 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (1.53%) Informix
15 15 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (1.43%) Hadoop
17 13 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
18 12 (1.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 102 (10.41%) Jenkins
2 85 (8.67%) TeamCity
3 46 (4.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 44 (4.49%) Maven
5 29 (2.96%) Gradle
6 19 (1.94%) Subversion
7 18 (1.84%) InstallShield
7 18 (1.84%) Selenium
8 14 (1.43%) Ant
9 13 (1.33%) Git (software)
10 12 (1.22%) JUnit
11 11 (1.12%) PROIV
12 9 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.71%) Hudson
14 7 (0.71%) JIRA
14 7 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
15 6 (0.61%) Eclipse
15 6 (0.61%) HttpUnit
15 6 (0.61%) JMeter
General
1 368 (37.55%) Finance
2 196 (20.00%) Banking
3 126 (12.86%) Investment Banking
4 98 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 90 (9.18%) Retail
6 78 (7.96%) Retail Banking
7 38 (3.88%) Aerospace
8 37 (3.78%) Automotive
9 32 (3.27%) Digital Economy
10 23 (2.35%) Financial Institution
11 21 (2.14%) Front Office
12 19 (1.94%) German Language
13 13 (1.33%) French Language
14 12 (1.22%) Advertising
15 11 (1.12%) Back Office
16 9 (0.92%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.41%) Electronics
17 4 (0.41%) Marketing
18 3 (0.31%) Games
19 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 133 (13.57%) Administrator
2 112 (11.43%) Unix Engineer
3 93 (9.49%) Developer
4 92 (9.39%) Analyst
5 85 (8.67%) Architect
5 85 (8.67%) Linux Engineer
6 82 (8.37%) DBA
7 75 (7.65%) Subject Matter Expert
8 62 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 56 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
10 47 (4.80%) Linux Administrator
10 47 (4.80%) Support Engineer
10 47 (4.80%) Unix Administrator
11 45 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
12 40 (4.08%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 40 (4.08%) Unix Support
13 39 (3.98%) Support Analyst
14 34 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
15 33 (3.37%) Cisco Engineer
16 30 (3.06%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (12.14%) Middleware
2 98 (10.00%) XML
3 95 (9.69%) Web Services
4 90 (9.18%) .NET
5 60 (6.12%) Oracle Fusion
6 56 (5.71%) SOAP
7 53 (5.41%) REST
8 48 (4.90%) HTML
9 42 (4.29%) Spring
10 37 (3.78%) XSLT
11 36 (3.67%) J2EE
12 29 (2.96%) XSD
13 27 (2.76%) ASP.NET
14 25 (2.55%) JSP
15 24 (2.45%) jQuery
16 23 (2.35%) CSS
16 23 (2.35%) JDBC
16 23 (2.35%) Spring Security
17 22 (2.24%) HTML5
18 20 (2.04%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.65%) Data Centre
1 75 (7.65%) Management Information System
2 69 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (5.92%) Clustering
4 50 (5.10%) Computer Science
5 38 (3.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 30 (3.06%) Derivative
7 19 (1.94%) Replication
8 18 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.84%) PKI
9 17 (1.73%) Private Cloud
10 14 (1.43%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.33%) Hedge funds
12 12 (1.22%) Public Cloud
12 12 (1.22%) Renewable Energy
12 12 (1.22%) User Experience
13 11 (1.12%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.12%) EMC VNX
13 11 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (1.02%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 834 (85.10%) Linux
2 740 (75.51%) Unix
3 457 (46.63%) Windows
4 272 (27.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 172 (17.55%) AIX
6 84 (8.57%) Windows Server
7 67 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 64 (6.53%) HPUX
9 58 (5.92%) CentOS
10 54 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (3.57%) Windows 2000
11 35 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (3.47%) Oracle Linux
13 21 (2.14%) SUSE
14 18 (1.84%) Debian
14 18 (1.84%) Ubuntu
15 12 (1.22%) Android
15 12 (1.22%) Apple iOS
16 10 (1.02%) Windows NT
17 9 (0.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (23.47%) DevOps
2 158 (16.12%) ITIL
3 128 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
4 89 (9.08%) Asset Management
5 86 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 83 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (8.27%) Wealth Management
8 79 (8.06%) High Availability
9 78 (7.96%) Configuration Management
10 67 (6.84%) Risk Management
11 60 (6.12%) Migration
11 60 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
12 58 (5.92%) Change Management
13 57 (5.82%) Problem Management
14 56 (5.71%) Task Automation
15 55 (5.61%) Mentoring
15 55 (5.61%) Scrum
15 55 (5.61%) SDLC
16 52 (5.31%) Project Management
17 50 (5.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 246 (25.10%) Java
2 228 (23.27%) Python
3 214 (21.84%) SQL
4 195 (19.90%) Perl
5 107 (10.92%) Shell Script
6 98 (10.00%) Ruby
7 77 (7.86%) C++
8 66 (6.73%) C
9 61 (6.22%) JavaScript
9 61 (6.22%) PHP
10 57 (5.82%) PL/SQL
11 52 (5.31%) C#
12 51 (5.20%) PowerShell
13 45 (4.59%) Bash Shell
14 38 (3.88%) VB
15 30 (3.06%) Korn
16 22 (2.24%) Bourne shell
17 17 (1.73%) C-shell
18 11 (1.12%) Embedded C
18 11 (1.12%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 120 (12.24%) Degree
2 63 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.47%) ISEB
3 34 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 30 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (2.76%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.94%) APMG
6 19 (1.94%) ISTQB
6 19 (1.94%) PMI Certification
6 19 (1.94%) PMP
6 19 (1.94%) RHCE
7 16 (1.63%) CREST Certified
8 15 (1.53%) CCNP
8 15 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (1.22%) CCIE
11 11 (1.12%) CCNA
11 11 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
12 10 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (7.86%) SLA
2 68 (6.94%) QA
3 13 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.71%) SEPA
6 6 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.51%) SAS 70
8 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.20%) DICOM
9 2 (0.20%) HL7
9 2 (0.20%) PMO
9 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.10%) COBIT
10 1 (0.10%) COSO
10 1 (0.10%) FISMA
System Software
1 109 (11.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 101 (10.31%) Active Directory
3 55 (5.61%) Hyper-V
4 43 (4.39%) NFS
5 29 (2.96%) Oracle RAC
5 29 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (2.86%) vSphere
7 27 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
8 24 (2.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 18 (1.84%) KVM
10 15 (1.53%) XenApp
11 14 (1.43%) GlusterFS
11 14 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
12 13 (1.33%) XenServer
13 11 (1.12%) Docker
14 10 (1.02%) Shibboleth
14 10 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (0.92%) ISA Server
15 9 (0.92%) Terminal Services
15 9 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 144 (14.69%) Puppet
2 87 (8.88%) Ansible
3 60 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (4.90%) Nagios
5 45 (4.59%) NetBackup
6 37 (3.78%) Oracle ZFS
7 32 (3.27%) Control-M
7 32 (3.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 28 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
9 24 (2.45%) Oracle RMAN
10 22 (2.24%) vCenter Server
11 18 (1.84%) OpenView
12 16 (1.63%) Cacti
12 16 (1.63%) Salt
13 15 (1.53%) SolarWinds Orion
13 15 (1.53%) Tivoli
13 15 (1.53%) ZABBIX
14 12 (1.22%) Data Guard
14 12 (1.22%) SCOM
15 11 (1.12%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 378 (38.57%) Oracle
2 352 (35.92%) Red Hat
3 241 (24.59%) VMware
4 156 (15.92%) Cisco
5 133 (13.57%) Microsoft
6 103 (10.51%) Sun
7 86 (8.78%) IBM
8 84 (8.57%) Veritas
9 76 (7.76%) NetApp
10 67 (6.84%) Citrix
11 64 (6.53%) HP
12 61 (6.22%) Sybase
13 52 (5.31%) F5
14 50 (5.10%) Palo Alto
15 48 (4.90%) CheckPoint
16 47 (4.80%) Splunk
17 45 (4.59%) EMC
18 44 (4.49%) Juniper
19 42 (4.29%) Blue Coat
20 34 (3.47%) Sourcefire
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
UBS
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000-£45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Lewis Paige
Salary: £45000 per annum + £2,600 on-call rota
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Citygate Data
Salary: package
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum & a competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Thales
Posted: 19 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Kcom Group Plc
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Affecto
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension and excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago