The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 56 51
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 8 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.40% 1.19% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.02% 4.83% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Median salary £60,000 - £45,000
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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 133 145 191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 23.29% 24.66% 37.90%
Number of salaries quoted 109 103 145
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,650 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Solaris
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris in Watford.

Salary trend for Solaris in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 24 (82.76%) Linux
2 21 (72.41%) Oracle
3 20 (68.97%) MySQL
3 20 (68.97%) Unix
4 18 (62.07%) ITIL
4 18 (62.07%) Java
5 15 (51.72%) SQL
5 15 (51.72%) MS Office
5 15 (51.72%) JDBC
5 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
5 15 (51.72%) Magento
6 12 (41.38%) IBM
7 11 (37.93%) Perl
7 11 (37.93%) PHP
7 11 (37.93%) FTP
7 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
7 11 (37.93%) Problem Management
8 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (27.59%) Middleware
9 7 (24.14%) J2EE
10 6 (20.69%) Apache
11 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
11 5 (17.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (17.24%) Finance
11 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
11 5 (17.24%) Sun
11 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
11 5 (17.24%) Open Source
12 4 (13.79%) PaaS

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 6 (20.69%) Apache
2 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
2 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
3 4 (13.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (13.79%) CMS
3 4 (13.79%) MQSeries
3 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 15 (51.72%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) IaaS
1 4 (13.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) FTP
2 4 (13.79%) Internet
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) JUnit
1 4 (13.79%) Log4j
1 4 (13.79%) Maven
1 4 (13.79%) Mockito
1 4 (13.79%) Subversion
1 4 (13.79%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Ant
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
1 11 (37.93%) Linux Support
1 11 (37.93%) Operational Support Analyst
1 11 (37.93%) Operations Analyst
1 11 (37.93%) Operations Support Analyst
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Analyst
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Support Analyst
1 11 (37.93%) Support Analyst
1 11 (37.93%) Unix Analyst
1 11 (37.93%) Unix Support
1 11 (37.93%) Unix Support Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.24%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) JDBC
2 8 (27.59%) Middleware
3 7 (24.14%) J2EE
4 4 (13.79%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (13.79%) Apache Camel
4 4 (13.79%) EJB
4 4 (13.79%) JMS
4 4 (13.79%) JSON
4 4 (13.79%) JSP
4 4 (13.79%) REST
4 4 (13.79%) SOAP
4 4 (13.79%) Spring
4 4 (13.79%) Spring Boot
4 4 (13.79%) Spring Security
4 4 (13.79%) Web Services
4 4 (13.79%) XML
4 4 (13.79%) XSD
4 4 (13.79%) XSLT
5 1 (3.45%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Linux
2 20 (68.97%) Unix
3 4 (13.79%) HPUX
3 4 (13.79%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) ITIL
2 11 (37.93%) Problem Management
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Open Source
5 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
5 4 (13.79%) Dependency Management
5 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.79%) ETL
5 4 (13.79%) High Availability
5 4 (13.79%) ITSM
5 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
5 4 (13.79%) RAD
5 4 (13.79%) Service Management
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
3 11 (37.93%) Perl
3 11 (37.93%) PHP
4 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.34%) Jython
5 3 (10.34%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (6.90%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Oracle
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 12 (41.38%) IBM
4 5 (17.24%) Sun
5 4 (13.79%) ATG
5 4 (13.79%) Blue Martini
5 4 (13.79%) NetApp
5 4 (13.79%) Talend