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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 805 618 275
Rank change year-on-year -187 -343 +63
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 69 16 20
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.091% 0.039% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.51% 0.22% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 51 11 8
10th Percentile - £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,625 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -1.64%
75th Percentile £69,880 £59,375 £47,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £77,500 £47,875
UK median annual salary £55,000 £58,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.38% +17.50% -

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 13,425 7,278 1,856
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 17.63% 17.85% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7,570 5,735 1,617
10th Percentile £30,932 £31,250 £31,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -4.35%
75th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 12 August 2022.

Solaris salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, Solaris job roles required the following 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 51 (73.91%) Linux
2 47 (68.12%) Windows
3 45 (65.22%) Oracle
4 43 (62.32%) ITIL
5 40 (57.97%) Unix
6 39 (56.52%) AWS
7 38 (55.07%) Azure
7 38 (55.07%) SQL
8 30 (43.48%) Finance
9 29 (42.03%) Oracle Database
10 26 (37.68%) Red Hat
10 26 (37.68%) Sun
11 24 (34.78%) Migration
12 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
12 22 (31.88%) DevOps
12 22 (31.88%) Oracle Database 12c
13 21 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (30.43%) Oracle Database 10g
14 19 (27.54%) PL/SQL
14 19 (27.54%) Configuration Management
15 18 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (26.09%) Degree
16 17 (24.64%) Capacity Planning
16 17 (24.64%) Perl
16 17 (24.64%) Python
17 16 (23.19%) MySQL
17 16 (23.19%) Computer Science
17 16 (23.19%) Agile
17 16 (23.19%) Proactive Monitoring
18 15 (21.74%) Windows Server

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 2 (2.90%) NetWeaver
1 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.45%) iPlanet
2 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) Tuxedo
2 1 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Fidessa
2 1 (1.45%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 39 (56.52%) AWS
2 38 (55.07%) Azure
3 9 (13.04%) Serverless
4 7 (10.14%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (10.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (8.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (7.25%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (7.25%) Amazon S3
6 5 (7.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (7.25%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (7.25%) Datadog
7 4 (5.80%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (4.35%) PaaS
9 2 (2.90%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (2.90%) Route 53
10 1 (1.45%) GCP
10 1 (1.45%) GitHub
10 1 (1.45%) IaaS
10 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) Firewall
2 6 (8.70%) DNS
3 5 (7.25%) DHCP
3 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.25%) VoIP
4 4 (5.80%) FIX Connectivity
4 4 (5.80%) LAN
4 4 (5.80%) SAN
4 4 (5.80%) WAN
5 3 (4.35%) FTP
5 3 (4.35%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.35%) NAS
5 3 (4.35%) SSH
5 3 (4.35%) VLAN
6 2 (2.90%) Wireless
7 1 (1.45%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.45%) IPsec
7 1 (1.45%) Multicast
7 1 (1.45%) SSL
7 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.03%) Oracle Database
2 22 (31.88%) Oracle Database 12c
2 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
3 21 (30.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 16 (23.19%) MySQL
5 15 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (20.29%) Oracle9i Database
7 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (10.14%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.90%) DocumentDB
10 2 (2.90%) SAP BW
10 2 (2.90%) SAP HANA
11 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.45%) DB2
11 1 (1.45%) Ingres
11 1 (1.45%) QlikView
11 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.59%) IBM UrbanCode
2 8 (11.59%) Selenium
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.45%) GitLab
4 1 (1.45%) PeopleTools
4 1 (1.45%) RStudio
4 1 (1.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Toad
General
1 30 (43.48%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) Banking
3 8 (11.59%) Back Office
4 5 (7.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 4 (5.80%) Public Sector
5 4 (5.80%) Social Skills
6 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.45%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Legal
7 1 (1.45%) Local Government
7 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) DBA
1 17 (24.64%) Oracle DBA
2 16 (23.19%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) IT Support
4 6 (8.70%) Database Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Administrator
5 5 (7.25%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.25%) Head of Infrastructure
5 5 (7.25%) Head of IT
5 5 (7.25%) Head of IT Infrastructure
5 5 (7.25%) Head of IT Operations
5 5 (7.25%) Head of Operations
5 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (7.25%) IT Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Product Manager
6 4 (5.80%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle Financials Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) EDI
2 4 (5.80%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (5.80%) JDBC
2 4 (5.80%) ODBC
2 4 (5.80%) Web Services
3 3 (4.35%) Middleware
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (2.90%) SAP Basis
4 2 (2.90%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.45%) HTML
5 1 (1.45%) J2EE
5 1 (1.45%) LDAP
5 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.59%) Private Cloud
3 6 (8.70%) Grid Computing
3 6 (8.70%) Public Cloud
4 5 (7.25%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (5.80%) Cloud Native
5 4 (5.80%) Eurex
6 3 (4.35%) Clustering
7 2 (2.90%) AS400
7 2 (2.90%) iSeries
7 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.45%) Life Science
8 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (73.91%) Linux
2 47 (68.12%) Windows
3 40 (57.97%) Unix
4 18 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (21.74%) Windows Server
6 11 (15.94%) AIX
7 5 (7.25%) Ubuntu
8 4 (5.80%) CentOS
8 4 (5.80%) SUSE
9 2 (2.90%) HPUX
10 1 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (62.32%) ITIL
2 24 (34.78%) Migration
3 22 (31.88%) DevOps
4 21 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (27.54%) Configuration Management
6 17 (24.64%) Capacity Planning
7 16 (23.19%) Agile
7 16 (23.19%) Computer Science
7 16 (23.19%) Proactive Monitoring
8 14 (20.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (15.94%) Coaching
10 10 (14.49%) Line Management
10 10 (14.49%) Storage Management
11 9 (13.04%) Problem Management
12 8 (11.59%) Change Management
12 8 (11.59%) High Availability
13 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
14 6 (8.70%) CI/CD
14 6 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
14 6 (8.70%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) SQL
2 19 (27.54%) PL/SQL
3 17 (24.64%) Perl
3 17 (24.64%) Python
4 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
5 8 (11.59%) Bash
5 8 (11.59%) T-SQL
5 8 (11.59%) VBA
6 6 (8.70%) Java
7 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.35%) AWK
8 3 (4.35%) Bourne shell
8 3 (4.35%) Korn
9 2 (2.90%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) CCNA
2 5 (7.25%) CCNP
2 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.29%) ISO 9001
2 5 (7.25%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.35%) GDPR
3 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.45%) NIST
4 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (7.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (4.35%) NFS
5 2 (2.90%) Docker
5 2 (2.90%) Veritas File System
5 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.45%) iptables
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) Ansible
1 11 (15.94%) Oracle ZFS
1 11 (15.94%) Terraform
2 7 (10.14%) Data Guard
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (8.70%) Puppet
4 5 (7.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (5.80%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.35%) Nagios
6 3 (4.35%) Nessus
6 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (4.35%) yum
7 2 (2.90%) Control-M
7 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.45%) Avamar
8 1 (1.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (1.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 45 (65.22%) Oracle
2 26 (37.68%) Red Hat
2 26 (37.68%) Sun
3 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 12 (17.39%) Splunk
5 11 (15.94%) Veritas
6 10 (14.49%) ServiceNow
7 8 (11.59%) Dynatrace
8 7 (10.14%) Cisco
8 7 (10.14%) VMware
9 5 (7.25%) Reuters
10 4 (5.80%) Bloomberg
10 4 (5.80%) CQG
10 4 (5.80%) ION Trading
10 4 (5.80%) Patsystems
10 4 (5.80%) Qualys
10 4 (5.80%) Trayport
11 3 (4.35%) Centrify
11 3 (4.35%) EMC
11 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds