Period
to 27 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 502 332 267
Rank change year-on-year -170 -65 +19
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 54 13 17
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.18% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.09% 0.53% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41 12 10
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £43,938 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £48,500 £41,375
Median % change year-on-year +28.87% +17.22% -17.25%
75th Percentile £71,000 £55,625 £60,938
90th Percentile £73,000 £71,000 £71,950
UK median annual salary £63,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +32.63% -9.52% -4.55%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4,973 2,436 1,271
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 16.77% 21.79% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,746 2,211 1,117
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,500 £33,900
25th Percentile £40,500 £38,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +4.55%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

Solaris
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Solaris trend for jobs with a WFH option

Solaris
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Solaris.

Solaris salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Solaris
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Solaris over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Solaris salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, Solaris job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Solaris.

1 49 (90.74%) Linux
2 36 (66.67%) Unix
3 34 (62.96%) Oracle
4 32 (59.26%) Windows
5 29 (53.70%) Azure
6 26 (48.15%) AWS
7 22 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (40.74%) ITIL
8 21 (38.89%) Red Hat
8 21 (38.89%) Degree
8 21 (38.89%) Computer Science
9 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
10 18 (33.33%) Firewall
11 17 (31.48%) Finance
12 16 (29.63%) Sun
12 16 (29.63%) Cisco
12 16 (29.63%) Oracle Database
12 16 (29.63%) Windows Server
13 15 (27.78%) Ansible
14 14 (25.93%) Server Management
14 14 (25.93%) IIS
14 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (24.07%) AIX
15 13 (24.07%) ISO 9001
15 13 (24.07%) Social Skills
16 12 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 12 (22.22%) Project Management
17 11 (20.37%) Python
17 11 (20.37%) Java
17 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure as Code

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 14 (25.93%) IIS
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (5.56%) JBoss
3 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.70%) CICS
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 29 (53.70%) Azure
2 26 (48.15%) AWS
3 11 (20.37%) GitHub
3 11 (20.37%) PaaS
4 10 (18.52%) GCP
5 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (5.56%) Amazon S3
5 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.85%) IaaS
6 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) Firewall
2 9 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 8 (14.81%) DNS
3 8 (14.81%) HTTP
3 8 (14.81%) IPsec
3 8 (14.81%) VPN
4 2 (3.70%) Network Security
4 2 (3.70%) SMTP
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.70%) Wireless
5 1 (1.85%) FTP
5 1 (1.85%) NAS
5 1 (1.85%) SAN
5 1 (1.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle Database
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
4 6 (11.11%) Data Lake
4 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (9.26%) MySQL
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (3.70%) DataStage
8 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) JIRA
1 8 (14.81%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (14.81%) SonarQube
1 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Social Skills
3 8 (14.81%) Documentation Skills
4 7 (12.96%) Influencing Skills
5 6 (11.11%) Public Sector
6 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (9.26%) Back Office
7 2 (3.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.85%) Banking
8 1 (1.85%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Architect
2 12 (22.22%) DBA
2 12 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 10 (18.52%) Unix Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Security Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Remote Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Cloud Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Oracle Team Leader
8 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Designer
9 2 (3.70%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Middleware
2 3 (5.56%) MCollective
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Driving Licence
1 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
1 8 (14.81%) Mobile Payment
1 8 (14.81%) Public Cloud
1 8 (14.81%) Smartcard
2 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.70%) BYOD
4 2 (3.70%) iSeries
4 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.70%) VSAM
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (90.74%) Linux
2 36 (66.67%) Unix
3 32 (59.26%) Windows
4 22 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (29.63%) Windows Server
6 13 (24.07%) AIX
7 6 (11.11%) VMS
8 3 (5.56%) SUSE
9 1 (1.85%) CentOS
9 1 (1.85%) HPUX
9 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) ITIL
2 21 (38.89%) Computer Science
3 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.93%) Server Management
4 12 (22.22%) Project Management
5 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure as Code
6 10 (18.52%) Application Security
6 10 (18.52%) Change Management
6 10 (18.52%) Information Security
6 10 (18.52%) Open Source
6 10 (18.52%) Project Delivery
6 10 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (18.52%) SDLC
6 10 (18.52%) Security Architecture
6 10 (18.52%) Security Testing
7 9 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 9 (16.67%) DevOps
7 9 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (14.81%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) Java
1 11 (20.37%) Python
2 8 (14.81%) C#
2 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.26%) PL/SQL
3 5 (9.26%) SQL
4 2 (3.70%) COBOL
4 2 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (1.85%) Bash
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (38.89%) Degree
2 10 (18.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 10 (18.52%) CCSP
2 10 (18.52%) CISA
2 10 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.52%) CISSP
3 8 (14.81%) CISM
3 8 (14.81%) CLAS
3 8 (14.81%) CREST Certified
3 8 (14.81%) IISP
4 2 (3.70%) CEH
4 2 (3.70%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.70%) GIAC
4 2 (3.70%) GISF
4 2 (3.70%) ISEB
4 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.70%) OSCE
4 2 (3.70%) OSCP
4 2 (3.70%) SSCP
5 1 (1.85%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) ISO 9001
2 12 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (18.52%) NIST
4 9 (16.67%) GDPR
5 8 (14.81%) GRC
5 8 (14.81%) ISAE 3402
5 8 (14.81%) ISO 31000
5 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 8 (14.81%) PCI DSS
5 8 (14.81%) SLA
6 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) NFS
2 8 (14.81%) iptables
2 8 (14.81%) ISA Server
3 7 (12.96%) Docker
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.85%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) Ansible
2 8 (14.81%) Nessus
2 8 (14.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 8 (14.81%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 5 (9.26%) Data Guard
3 5 (9.26%) Puppet
4 4 (7.41%) Terraform
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (3.70%) HP ALM
6 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.85%) Control-M
7 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.85%) Nagios
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) Oracle
2 21 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
4 16 (29.63%) Cisco
4 16 (29.63%) Sun
5 10 (18.52%) Splunk
5 10 (18.52%) Tripwire
6 8 (14.81%) Centrify
6 8 (14.81%) CrowdStrike
6 8 (14.81%) F5
6 8 (14.81%) Google
6 8 (14.81%) Imperva
6 8 (14.81%) Okta
6 8 (14.81%) OneTrust
6 8 (14.81%) ServiceNow
6 8 (14.81%) Trend Micro
7 5 (9.26%) Cubic Transportation
7 5 (9.26%) VMware
8 3 (5.56%) HP
9 2 (3.70%) IBM