The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 151 138 143
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 27 47 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.76% 1.25% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.09% 5.01% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 13
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,150 £35,000 £42,700
10% offered a salary of more than £64,350 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Solaris
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
874 938 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.54% 24.87% 23.14%
Number of salaries quoted 692 675 469
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Solaris
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Leeds

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Leeds

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 36 (80.00%) Oracle
2 35 (77.78%) Linux
3 32 (71.11%) UNIX
4 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (40.00%) VMware
6 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (31.11%) SAN
7 14 (31.11%) MySQL
7 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
7 14 (31.11%) LAN
7 14 (31.11%) Network Security
8 13 (28.89%) Firewall
8 13 (28.89%) WAN
8 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
9 12 (26.67%) SLA
9 12 (26.67%) DevOps
10 11 (24.44%) Software Delivery
10 11 (24.44%) KVM
10 11 (24.44%) OpenStack
10 11 (24.44%) NAS
10 11 (24.44%) XenServer
10 11 (24.44%) vSphere
10 11 (24.44%) Xen
10 11 (24.44%) AIX
10 11 (24.44%) HPUX
11 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
12 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
12 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
13 8 (17.78%) HTML
13 8 (17.78%) Java

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (24.44%) OpenStack
2 7 (15.56%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.11%) JBoss
3 5 (11.11%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) LAN
1 14 (31.11%) SAN
1 14 (31.11%) Network Security
2 13 (28.89%) Firewall
2 13 (28.89%) WAN
3 11 (24.44%) NAS
4 4 (8.89%) DNS
4 4 (8.89%) DHCP
5 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.44%) VPN
6 2 (4.44%) FTP
6 2 (4.44%) HTTP
6 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.22%) Wireless
7 1 (2.22%) SSL
7 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) MySQL
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (4.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Administrator
2 15 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 15 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
3 12 (26.67%) Linux Administrator
4 11 (24.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (15.56%) Development Manager
6 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce Manager
7 4 (8.89%) Senior UNIX Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) DBA
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (4.44%) UNIX Support
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Penetration Tester
10 1 (2.22%) UNIX Support Analyst
10 1 (2.22%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) HTML
2 7 (15.56%) Java EE
3 4 (8.89%) XML
4 3 (6.67%) XSLT
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.22%) REST
6 1 (2.22%) JSON
6 1 (2.22%) LAMP
6 1 (2.22%) CSS
6 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) CMDB
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Linux
2 32 (71.11%) UNIX
3 11 (24.44%) AIX
3 11 (24.44%) HPUX
4 5 (11.11%) Windows
4 5 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) CentOS
5 1 (2.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) DevOps
3 11 (24.44%) Software Delivery
4 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
5 7 (15.56%) Open Source
6 6 (13.33%) Information Security
6 6 (13.33%) ITIL
6 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.67%) Migration
8 2 (4.44%) OO
8 2 (4.44%) Project Management
9 1 (2.22%) Service Management
9 1 (2.22%) Security Management
9 1 (2.22%) BCP
9 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.22%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 8 (17.78%) Java
3 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) SQL
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) CCNP
2 1 (2.22%) CCNA
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) SLA
2 6 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (24.44%) XenServer
2 11 (24.44%) vSphere
2 11 (24.44%) Xen
2 11 (24.44%) KVM
3 3 (6.67%) NFS
3 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) Samba
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) Foglight
3 1 (2.22%) Nessus
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (80.00%) Oracle
2 18 (40.00%) VMware
3 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.56%) Sun
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.22%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
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