The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 107 103
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.18% 0.55% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.63% 1.90% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 6
Median salary £60,750 £27,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +120.90% -46.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £59,350 £25,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,150 £42,600 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,250 £46,500
% change year-on-year -2.64% +1.61%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 319 369 474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 29.24% 28.83% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 288 355 426
Median salary £40,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.87% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Solaris
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Solaris in West Sussex

Solaris
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Gatwick - 2 £60,750 -
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) StorageTek
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (100.00%) Brocade
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (100.00%) GlusterFS
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (60.00%) RHCSA
2 3 (60.00%) Server Hardening
2 3 (60.00%) Bourne shell
2 3 (60.00%) QMS
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) Korn
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) OLTP
1 2 (40.00%) VLDB
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Administrator
1 5 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 3 (60.00%) Unix Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (40.00%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Benchmarking
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) QMS
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (60.00%) Server Hardening
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) AWK
1 3 (60.00%) Bourne shell
1 3 (60.00%) Korn
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) OCA
1 3 (60.00%) OCP
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (60.00%) RHCE
1 3 (60.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) GlusterFS
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Brocade
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) StorageTek
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) VMware