Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 264 256
Rank change year-on-year -56 -8 -70
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 9 73 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.089% 0.65% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% 3.21% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9 48 71
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.63% -5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £36,350 £38,504 £36,250
90th Percentile £56,000 £54,219 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £51,820 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -1.30% +2.94%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2060 2273 2212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.40% 20.10% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1806 1893 1923
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,906 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in the West Midlands

Solaris
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Solaris in the West Midlands

Solaris
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in the West Midlands

Solaris
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Birmingham -6 7 £41,500 +5.53%
Coventry -1 2 £43,750 -6.91% 1
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) SLA
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (66.67%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) SUSE
5 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Apache
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) LDAP
5 1 (11.11%) SMTP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) S/MIME
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) IMAP
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (11.11%) S/MIME
2 1 (11.11%) SMTP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Applications Specialist
1 6 (66.67%) Applications Support
1 6 (66.67%) Applications Support Specialist
1 6 (66.67%) Support Specialist
1 6 (66.67%) Unix Specialist
1 6 (66.67%) Unix Support
1 6 (66.67%) Unix Support Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Storage Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (66.67%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (11.11%) Change Control
1 1 (11.11%) Information Security
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) MVC
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Proofpoint
3 1 (11.11%) VMware