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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 138 138 143
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 46 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.24% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.01% 2.33% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 12
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,700 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
918 601 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.78% 23.13% 24.41%
Number of salaries quoted 661 468 509
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 28 August 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Leeds

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 80 (89.89%) Linux
2 67 (75.28%) Apache
3 48 (53.93%) Perl
4 46 (51.69%) MySQL
5 45 (50.56%) PHP
6 43 (48.31%) Java
6 43 (48.31%) Internet
6 43 (48.31%) Project Management
7 40 (44.94%) Red Hat
8 39 (43.82%) EMC
9 37 (41.57%) WebSphere
9 37 (41.57%) Open Source
10 36 (40.45%) Cisco
11 35 (39.33%) JavaScript
11 35 (39.33%) Web Services
11 35 (39.33%) XML
11 35 (39.33%) Tomcat
11 35 (39.33%) Degree
12 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (38.20%) ActiveMQ
12 34 (38.20%) Scrum
12 34 (38.20%) AMQP
12 34 (38.20%) RabbitMQ
12 34 (38.20%) Load Testing
13 33 (37.08%) UNIX
13 33 (37.08%) LAMP
14 32 (35.96%) Symmetrix
14 32 (35.96%) Clustering
14 32 (35.96%) Content Management
14 32 (35.96%) Network Load Balancing

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 67 (75.28%) Apache
2 37 (41.57%) WebSphere
3 35 (39.33%) Tomcat
4 32 (35.96%) WebLogic
4 32 (35.96%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (3.37%) GlassFish
5 3 (3.37%) CICS
6 1 (1.12%) WordPress
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.12%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (48.31%) Internet
2 34 (38.20%) AMQP
3 32 (35.96%) HTTP
4 23 (25.84%) SAN
5 11 (12.36%) NAS
6 10 (11.24%) Firewall
7 9 (10.11%) DNS
8 2 (2.25%) Network Security
9 1 (1.12%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (51.69%) MySQL
2 9 (10.11%) Redis
3 2 (2.25%) Ingres
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.12%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.37%) JUnit
General
1 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.12%) Local Government
3 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (38.20%) Solutions Architect
1 34 (38.20%) Architect
2 33 (37.08%) Administrator
3 32 (35.96%) Developer
4 29 (32.58%) UNIX Administrator
5 21 (23.60%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (19.10%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 17 (19.10%) Lead Developer
7 15 (16.85%) Senior Architect
7 15 (16.85%) Senior Developer
7 15 (16.85%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 10 (11.24%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (10.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (8.99%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (8.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (6.74%) UNIX Engineer
12 4 (4.49%) LAMP Developer
13 3 (3.37%) Software Engineer
13 3 (3.37%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (39.33%) Web Services
1 35 (39.33%) XML
2 34 (38.20%) ActiveMQ
2 34 (38.20%) RabbitMQ
3 33 (37.08%) LAMP
4 32 (35.96%) J2EE
5 3 (3.37%) Grails
5 3 (3.37%) XML Schema
5 3 (3.37%) WSDL
5 3 (3.37%) HTML
5 3 (3.37%) JAXB
5 3 (3.37%) Spring
5 3 (3.37%) Java EE
5 3 (3.37%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.12%) CGI
6 1 (1.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (41.57%) Open Source
2 32 (35.96%) Symmetrix
2 32 (35.96%) Clustering
2 32 (35.96%) RIA
3 9 (10.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (10.11%) IBM XIV
4 3 (3.37%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.37%) W3C
4 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 80 (89.89%) Linux
2 33 (37.08%) UNIX
3 28 (31.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (14.61%) CentOS
5 9 (10.11%) Windows
6 8 (8.99%) HPUX
7 4 (4.49%) SUSE
7 4 (4.49%) AIX
8 3 (3.37%) zOS
8 3 (3.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.31%) Project Management
2 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) Scrum
2 34 (38.20%) Load Testing
3 32 (35.96%) Content Management
3 32 (35.96%) Network Load Balancing
3 32 (35.96%) Technical Architecture
3 32 (35.96%) UML
3 32 (35.96%) High Availability
4 9 (10.11%) Change Management
4 9 (10.11%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (10.11%) Load Balancing
5 8 (8.99%) DevOps
6 6 (6.74%) ITIL
7 3 (3.37%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.25%) Web Development
8 2 (2.25%) Network Design
9 1 (1.12%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.12%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.12%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (53.93%) Perl
2 45 (50.56%) PHP
3 43 (48.31%) Java
4 35 (39.33%) JavaScript
5 25 (28.09%) Shell Script
6 22 (24.72%) Ruby
7 16 (17.98%) Bash Shell
8 11 (12.36%) C++
9 10 (11.24%) Python
10 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.37%) Groovy
10 3 (3.37%) Scala
10 3 (3.37%) C#
10 3 (3.37%) COBOL
11 1 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (39.33%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) CCVP
2 4 (4.49%) CCSE
2 4 (4.49%) CISSP
2 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.49%) CCIE
2 4 (4.49%) CCSP
2 4 (4.49%) CCNP
2 4 (4.49%) CCIP
2 4 (4.49%) CCDP
2 4 (4.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (35.96%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) Squid
1 9 (10.11%) vSphere
1 9 (10.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.62%) Samba
4 1 (1.12%) XenApp
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) Puppet
2 10 (11.24%) Nagios
3 9 (10.11%) Opsview
4 7 (7.87%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (3.37%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.12%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.12%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 40 (44.94%) Red Hat
2 39 (43.82%) EMC
3 36 (40.45%) Cisco
4 32 (35.96%) F5
5 18 (20.22%) VMware
5 18 (20.22%) Oracle
6 16 (17.98%) IBM
6 16 (17.98%) Veritas
7 12 (13.48%) Symantec
7 12 (13.48%) NetApp
8 6 (6.74%) HP
9 4 (4.49%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.25%) JBoss
11 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.12%) Dell
11 1 (1.12%) Citrix
11 1 (1.12%) Sun
11 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
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