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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 135 137 151
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 51 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.34% 0.79% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.48% 3.40% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 38 17 7
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £38,100 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
931 617 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.44% 23.34% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 669 494 545
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Leeds

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 92 (93.88%) Linux
2 75 (76.53%) Apache
3 56 (57.14%) Perl
4 49 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 48 (48.98%) EMC
6 45 (45.92%) MySQL
7 44 (44.90%) PHP
8 43 (43.88%) Java
8 43 (43.88%) UNIX
9 42 (42.86%) Internet
9 42 (42.86%) Project Management
10 41 (41.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 38 (38.78%) Open Source
11 38 (38.78%) WebSphere
12 36 (36.73%) Degree
12 36 (36.73%) JavaScript
13 35 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
14 34 (34.69%) Web Services
14 34 (34.69%) XML
14 34 (34.69%) Cisco
15 33 (33.67%) WebLogic
15 33 (33.67%) ActiveMQ
15 33 (33.67%) Scrum
15 33 (33.67%) RabbitMQ
15 33 (33.67%) AMQP
15 33 (33.67%) Load Testing
16 32 (32.65%) LAMP
16 32 (32.65%) Tomcat
16 32 (32.65%) Shell Script
17 31 (31.63%) WebLogic Portal

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 75 (76.53%) Apache
2 38 (38.78%) WebSphere
3 33 (33.67%) WebLogic
4 32 (32.65%) Tomcat
5 31 (31.63%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (3.06%) CICS
6 3 (3.06%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.02%) WordPress
7 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.02%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (42.86%) Internet
2 33 (33.67%) AMQP
3 31 (31.63%) HTTP
4 28 (28.57%) SAN
5 10 (10.20%) Firewall
6 9 (9.18%) NAS
6 9 (9.18%) DNS
7 2 (2.04%) Network Security
8 1 (1.02%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (45.92%) MySQL
2 9 (9.18%) Redis
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.02%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.06%) JUnit
General
1 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (42.86%) Administrator
2 36 (36.73%) UNIX Administrator
3 33 (33.67%) Solutions Architect
3 33 (33.67%) Architect
4 31 (31.63%) Developer
5 17 (17.35%) Systems Administrator
6 16 (16.33%) Lead Developer
7 15 (15.31%) Senior Developer
7 15 (15.31%) UNIX Engineer
7 15 (15.31%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 15 (15.31%) Senior Architect
8 11 (11.22%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 10 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (9.18%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (9.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 7 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (5.10%) Senior UNIX Administrator
12 5 (5.10%) Senior UNIX Engineer
12 5 (5.10%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.69%) Web Services
1 34 (34.69%) XML
2 33 (33.67%) ActiveMQ
2 33 (33.67%) RabbitMQ
3 32 (32.65%) LAMP
4 31 (31.63%) J2EE
5 5 (5.10%) HTML
5 5 (5.10%) Java EE
6 3 (3.06%) Grails
6 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.06%) Spring
6 3 (3.06%) JAXB
6 3 (3.06%) WSDL
6 3 (3.06%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.02%) CGI
7 1 (1.02%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (38.78%) Open Source
2 31 (31.63%) RIA
2 31 (31.63%) Symmetrix
2 31 (31.63%) Clustering
3 9 (9.18%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (9.18%) IBM XIV
4 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.06%) W3C
4 3 (3.06%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 92 (93.88%) Linux
2 43 (43.88%) UNIX
3 41 (41.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (20.41%) CentOS
5 18 (18.37%) HPUX
6 9 (9.18%) Windows
7 3 (3.06%) zOS
8 1 (1.02%) SUSE
8 1 (1.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.86%) Project Management
2 35 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (33.67%) Scrum
3 33 (33.67%) Load Testing
4 31 (31.63%) High Availability
4 31 (31.63%) Test Planning
4 31 (31.63%) Technical Architecture
4 31 (31.63%) Network Load Balancing
4 31 (31.63%) Content Management
4 31 (31.63%) UML
5 9 (9.18%) Load Balancing
5 9 (9.18%) Change Management
5 9 (9.18%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (7.14%) DevOps
7 3 (3.06%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.06%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.04%) OO
8 2 (2.04%) Network Design
8 2 (2.04%) Web Development
9 1 (1.02%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (57.14%) Perl
2 44 (44.90%) PHP
3 43 (43.88%) Java
4 36 (36.73%) JavaScript
5 32 (32.65%) Shell Script
6 22 (22.45%) Ruby
7 14 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 11 (11.22%) C++
9 10 (10.20%) Python
10 3 (3.06%) C#
10 3 (3.06%) COBOL
10 3 (3.06%) Groovy
10 3 (3.06%) Scala
11 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (36.73%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) MCSE
2 3 (3.06%) CCIE
2 3 (3.06%) CCSP
2 3 (3.06%) CCNP
2 3 (3.06%) CCIP
2 3 (3.06%) CCDP
2 3 (3.06%) CISSP
2 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.06%) CCVP
2 3 (3.06%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (31.63%) QA
System Software
1 19 (19.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (9.18%) vSphere
2 9 (9.18%) Squid
3 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.02%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (17.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 17 (17.35%) Puppet
2 10 (10.20%) Nagios
3 9 (9.18%) Opsview
4 3 (3.06%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.02%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 49 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 48 (48.98%) EMC
3 34 (34.69%) Cisco
4 31 (31.63%) F5
5 27 (27.55%) Veritas
6 26 (26.53%) IBM
7 22 (22.45%) Symantec
8 19 (19.39%) NetApp
9 17 (17.35%) Oracle
10 14 (14.29%) VMware
11 7 (7.14%) HP
12 4 (4.08%) JBoss
13 3 (3.06%) Sun
13 3 (3.06%) CheckPoint
14 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds
14 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
14 1 (1.02%) Dell
14 1 (1.02%) Citrix
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