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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 123 135 155
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +20
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 67 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.77% 0.71% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.95% 2.89% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 60 15 7
Average salary £35,875 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,700 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
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
964 691 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.48% 24.52% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 719 542 559
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,600 £51,500
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 21 October 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Leeds

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 107 (91.45%) Linux
2 70 (59.83%) Apache
3 67 (57.26%) UNIX
4 59 (50.43%) Perl
5 56 (47.86%) Red Hat
6 49 (41.88%) Shell Script
7 45 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (35.04%) EMC
9 40 (34.19%) SAN
10 37 (31.62%) MySQL
10 37 (31.62%) Project Management
11 36 (30.77%) PHP
12 34 (29.06%) Java
12 34 (29.06%) Internet
13 33 (28.21%) Cisco
14 32 (27.35%) WebSphere
15 31 (26.50%) Open Source
15 31 (26.50%) Veritas
16 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (24.79%) IBM
18 28 (23.93%) JavaScript
18 28 (23.93%) Oracle
18 28 (23.93%) Degree
19 27 (23.08%) WebLogic
20 26 (22.22%) Web Services
20 26 (22.22%) XML
20 26 (22.22%) Tomcat
20 26 (22.22%) NetApp
20 26 (22.22%) CentOS
21 25 (21.37%) RabbitMQ

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 70 (59.83%) Apache
2 32 (27.35%) WebSphere
3 27 (23.08%) WebLogic
4 26 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 23 (19.66%) WebLogic Portal
6 6 (5.13%) JBoss
7 3 (2.56%) CICS
7 3 (2.56%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.85%) IIS
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 40 (34.19%) SAN
2 34 (29.06%) Internet
3 25 (21.37%) AMQP
4 23 (19.66%) HTTP
5 17 (14.53%) Firewall
6 13 (11.11%) NAS
7 9 (7.69%) DNS
8 7 (5.98%) Wireless
8 7 (5.98%) SSL
9 2 (1.71%) Network Security
10 1 (0.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.62%) MySQL
2 9 (7.69%) Redis
3 8 (6.84%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.71%) Ingres
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.85%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.56%) JUnit
General
1 3 (2.56%) Retail
1 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.71%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Automotive
3 1 (0.85%) Advertising
3 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (49.57%) Administrator
2 51 (43.59%) UNIX Administrator
3 29 (24.79%) Systems Administrator
4 25 (21.37%) Solutions Architect
4 25 (21.37%) Architect
5 23 (19.66%) Developer
6 22 (18.80%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 16 (13.68%) UNIX Engineer
8 12 (10.26%) Senior Developer
8 12 (10.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 12 (10.26%) Senior Architect
9 11 (9.40%) Lead Developer
10 10 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 7 (5.98%) Linux Administrator
13 6 (5.13%) Security Manager
13 6 (5.13%) UNIX Support
13 6 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
14 5 (4.27%) Senior UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.22%) Web Services
1 26 (22.22%) XML
2 25 (21.37%) RabbitMQ
2 25 (21.37%) ActiveMQ
3 24 (20.51%) LAMP
4 23 (19.66%) J2EE
5 7 (5.98%) Java EE
6 5 (4.27%) HTML
7 3 (2.56%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.56%) JAXB
7 3 (2.56%) WSDL
7 3 (2.56%) XML Schema
7 3 (2.56%) Grails
7 3 (2.56%) Spring
8 1 (0.85%) CGI
8 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.50%) Open Source
2 23 (19.66%) Symmetrix
2 23 (19.66%) Clustering
2 23 (19.66%) RIA
3 9 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (7.69%) IBM XIV
3 9 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
4 7 (5.98%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.56%) W3C
5 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.71%) CMDB
7 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 107 (91.45%) Linux
2 67 (57.26%) UNIX
3 45 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (22.22%) CentOS
5 19 (16.24%) HPUX
6 16 (13.68%) Windows
7 13 (11.11%) AIX
8 6 (5.13%) SUSE
9 5 (4.27%) Debian
10 3 (2.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.62%) Project Management
2 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (21.37%) Load Testing
3 25 (21.37%) Scrum
4 23 (19.66%) Content Management
4 23 (19.66%) UML
4 23 (19.66%) Technical Architecture
4 23 (19.66%) Network Load Balancing
4 23 (19.66%) High Availability
4 23 (19.66%) Test Planning
5 11 (9.40%) ITIL
6 9 (7.69%) Change Management
6 9 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 8 (6.84%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.98%) Information Security
8 7 (5.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (5.98%) Service Management
8 7 (5.98%) Risk Management
8 7 (5.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.43%) Perl
2 49 (41.88%) Shell Script
3 36 (30.77%) PHP
4 34 (29.06%) Java
5 28 (23.93%) JavaScript
6 20 (17.09%) Bash Shell
6 20 (17.09%) Ruby
7 11 (9.40%) Python
7 11 (9.40%) C++
8 5 (4.27%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.56%) COBOL
9 3 (2.56%) C#
9 3 (2.56%) Scala
9 3 (2.56%) Groovy
10 2 (1.71%) C
11 1 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (23.93%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) CCVP
2 3 (2.56%) CCSE
2 3 (2.56%) CCIE
2 3 (2.56%) CCSP
2 3 (2.56%) CCNP
2 3 (2.56%) CCIP
2 3 (2.56%) CCDP
2 3 (2.56%) CISSP
2 3 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.66%) QA
2 8 (6.84%) SLA
3 7 (5.98%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (17.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (8.55%) Samba
3 9 (7.69%) Squid
3 9 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.69%) vSphere
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (3.42%) NFS
5 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (19.66%) Puppet
2 18 (15.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 11 (9.40%) NetBackup
4 10 (8.55%) Nagios
5 9 (7.69%) Opsview
6 4 (3.42%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.85%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (47.86%) Red Hat
2 41 (35.04%) EMC
3 33 (28.21%) Cisco
4 31 (26.50%) Veritas
5 29 (24.79%) IBM
6 28 (23.93%) Oracle
7 26 (22.22%) NetApp
8 24 (20.51%) Symantec
9 23 (19.66%) F5
10 19 (16.24%) VMware
11 10 (8.55%) CheckPoint
12 7 (5.98%) HP
13 3 (2.56%) Sun
14 2 (1.71%) Microsoft
15 1 (0.85%) Dell
15 1 (0.85%) Citrix
15 1 (0.85%) Capita
15 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
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