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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 127 135 153
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 56 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.47% 0.81% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 3.44% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 45 18 8
Average salary £36,250 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £33,950 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +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
953 639 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.01% 23.61% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 694 504 554
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 30 September 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Leeds

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 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 96 (92.31%) Linux
2 75 (72.12%) Apache
3 57 (54.81%) Perl
4 50 (48.08%) UNIX
5 49 (47.12%) Red Hat
6 47 (45.19%) EMC
7 44 (42.31%) MySQL
8 43 (41.35%) PHP
8 43 (41.35%) Project Management
9 41 (39.42%) Java
9 41 (39.42%) Internet
9 41 (39.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (36.54%) Shell Script
11 37 (35.58%) WebSphere
11 37 (35.58%) Open Source
12 35 (33.65%) Degree
12 35 (33.65%) JavaScript
13 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (31.73%) Web Services
14 33 (31.73%) XML
14 33 (31.73%) SAN
14 33 (31.73%) Cisco
15 32 (30.77%) WebLogic
15 32 (30.77%) Tomcat
15 32 (30.77%) ActiveMQ
15 32 (30.77%) Scrum
15 32 (30.77%) Load Testing
15 32 (30.77%) AMQP
15 32 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
16 31 (29.81%) LAMP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (72.12%) Apache
2 37 (35.58%) WebSphere
3 32 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 32 (30.77%) WebLogic
4 30 (28.85%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (2.88%) CICS
5 3 (2.88%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.96%) WordPress
6 1 (0.96%) IIS
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 41 (39.42%) Internet
2 33 (31.73%) SAN
3 32 (30.77%) AMQP
4 30 (28.85%) HTTP
5 12 (11.54%) NAS
6 10 (9.62%) Firewall
7 9 (8.65%) DNS
8 2 (1.92%) Network Security
9 1 (0.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (42.31%) MySQL
2 9 (8.65%) Redis
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.96%) Ingres
6 1 (0.96%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.88%) JUnit
General
1 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Finance
3 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (46.15%) Administrator
2 41 (39.42%) UNIX Administrator
3 32 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 32 (30.77%) Architect
4 30 (28.85%) Developer
5 23 (22.12%) Systems Administrator
6 16 (15.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 16 (15.38%) UNIX Engineer
7 15 (14.42%) Senior Developer
7 15 (14.42%) Lead Developer
7 15 (14.42%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 15 (14.42%) Senior Architect
8 10 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) Junior
11 5 (4.81%) Senior UNIX Administrator
11 5 (4.81%) Senior UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (31.73%) Web Services
1 33 (31.73%) XML
2 32 (30.77%) ActiveMQ
2 32 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
3 31 (29.81%) LAMP
4 30 (28.85%) J2EE
5 5 (4.81%) HTML
5 5 (4.81%) Java EE
6 3 (2.88%) Grails
6 3 (2.88%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.88%) Spring
6 3 (2.88%) JAXB
6 3 (2.88%) WSDL
6 3 (2.88%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.96%) CGI
7 1 (0.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (35.58%) Open Source
2 30 (28.85%) Symmetrix
2 30 (28.85%) Clustering
2 30 (28.85%) RIA
3 9 (8.65%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (8.65%) IBM XIV
4 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.88%) W3C
4 3 (2.88%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.92%) CMDB
6 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 96 (92.31%) Linux
2 50 (48.08%) UNIX
3 41 (39.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (20.19%) CentOS
5 18 (17.31%) HPUX
6 9 (8.65%) Windows
7 3 (2.88%) zOS
8 2 (1.92%) SUSE
8 2 (1.92%) AIX
9 1 (0.96%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (41.35%) Project Management
2 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (30.77%) Scrum
3 32 (30.77%) Load Testing
4 30 (28.85%) High Availability
4 30 (28.85%) Technical Architecture
4 30 (28.85%) Network Load Balancing
4 30 (28.85%) Test Planning
4 30 (28.85%) Content Management
4 30 (28.85%) UML
5 9 (8.65%) Change Management
5 9 (8.65%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (8.65%) Load Balancing
6 6 (5.77%) DevOps
7 5 (4.81%) ITIL
8 3 (2.88%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.88%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.88%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.92%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (1.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (54.81%) Perl
2 43 (41.35%) PHP
3 41 (39.42%) Java
4 38 (36.54%) Shell Script
5 35 (33.65%) JavaScript
6 22 (21.15%) Ruby
7 15 (14.42%) Bash Shell
8 11 (10.58%) C++
9 10 (9.62%) Python
10 3 (2.88%) C#
10 3 (2.88%) COBOL
10 3 (2.88%) Scala
10 3 (2.88%) Groovy
11 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (33.65%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) MCSE
2 3 (2.88%) CCIE
2 3 (2.88%) CCSP
2 3 (2.88%) CCNP
2 3 (2.88%) CCIP
2 3 (2.88%) CCDP
2 3 (2.88%) CISSP
2 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.88%) CCVP
2 3 (2.88%) CCSE
3 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (28.85%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (18.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (8.65%) vSphere
2 9 (8.65%) Squid
3 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.85%) Samba
5 3 (2.88%) NFS
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (17.31%) Puppet
2 17 (16.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 10 (9.62%) Nagios
4 9 (8.65%) Opsview
5 5 (4.81%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.88%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.96%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 49 (47.12%) Red Hat
2 47 (45.19%) EMC
3 33 (31.73%) Cisco
4 30 (28.85%) F5
5 27 (25.96%) Veritas
6 26 (25.00%) IBM
7 22 (21.15%) Symantec
8 21 (20.19%) NetApp
9 20 (19.23%) Oracle
10 15 (14.42%) VMware
11 7 (6.73%) HP
12 4 (3.85%) JBoss
13 3 (2.88%) Sun
13 3 (2.88%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.92%) Microsoft
15 1 (0.96%) Dell
15 1 (0.96%) Citrix
15 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds
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