The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 134 142 133
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 50 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.36% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.27% 2.04% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 36 12 13
Average salary £60,000 £44,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.59% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
948 588 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.86% 22.98% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 720 461 437
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
West Yorkshire

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 23 July 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Leeds

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 72 (90.00%) Linux
2 61 (76.25%) Apache
3 46 (57.50%) MySQL
4 45 (56.25%) PHP
4 45 (56.25%) Project Management
5 43 (53.75%) Java
5 43 (53.75%) Internet
6 40 (50.00%) Perl
7 38 (47.50%) WebSphere
8 36 (45.00%) Tomcat
8 36 (45.00%) Cisco
9 35 (43.75%) Web Services
9 35 (43.75%) XML
9 35 (43.75%) JavaScript
9 35 (43.75%) Degree
10 34 (42.50%) Load Testing
10 34 (42.50%) AMQP
10 34 (42.50%) RabbitMQ
10 34 (42.50%) Scrum
10 34 (42.50%) Clustering
10 34 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (42.50%) ActiveMQ
11 33 (41.25%) LAMP
11 33 (41.25%) EMC
12 32 (40.00%) HTTP
12 32 (40.00%) WebLogic Portal
12 32 (40.00%) Red Hat
12 32 (40.00%) WebLogic
12 32 (40.00%) UML
12 32 (40.00%) J2EE

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 61 (76.25%) Apache
2 38 (47.50%) WebSphere
3 36 (45.00%) Tomcat
4 32 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 32 (40.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (3.75%) CICS
5 3 (3.75%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.25%) WordPress
6 1 (1.25%) IIS
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 43 (53.75%) Internet
2 34 (42.50%) AMQP
3 32 (40.00%) HTTP
4 21 (26.25%) SAN
5 12 (15.00%) NAS
6 10 (12.50%) Firewall
7 9 (11.25%) DNS
8 2 (2.50%) Network Security
9 1 (1.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (57.50%) MySQL
2 11 (13.75%) Redis
3 3 (3.75%) Ingres
4 2 (2.50%) Riak
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.25%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) JUnit
2 2 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.50%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.50%) JMeter
General
1 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.25%) Advertising
2 1 (1.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (43.75%) Architect
1 35 (43.75%) Solutions Architect
2 32 (40.00%) Developer
3 18 (22.50%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (22.50%) Administrator
4 17 (21.25%) Lead Developer
5 15 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 15 (18.75%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 15 (18.75%) UNIX Administrator
5 15 (18.75%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 15 (18.75%) Senior Architect
6 10 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (5.00%) LAMP Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.50%) Analyst
11 2 (2.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.75%) Web Services
1 35 (43.75%) XML
2 34 (42.50%) ActiveMQ
2 34 (42.50%) RabbitMQ
3 33 (41.25%) LAMP
4 32 (40.00%) J2EE
5 3 (3.75%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.75%) Spring
5 3 (3.75%) Java EE
5 3 (3.75%) Grails
5 3 (3.75%) WSDL
5 3 (3.75%) XML Schema
5 3 (3.75%) HTML
5 3 (3.75%) JAXB
6 1 (1.25%) Middleware
6 1 (1.25%) .NET
6 1 (1.25%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 34 (42.50%) Clustering
2 32 (40.00%) Symmetrix
2 32 (40.00%) RIA
2 32 (40.00%) Open Source
3 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (11.25%) IBM XIV
4 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) W3C
5 3 (3.75%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 72 (90.00%) Linux
2 25 (31.25%) UNIX
3 16 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (13.75%) Windows
5 9 (11.25%) AIX
6 5 (6.25%) SUSE
6 5 (6.25%) CentOS
7 4 (5.00%) Debian
7 4 (5.00%) HPUX
8 3 (3.75%) zOS
9 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.25%) Project Management
2 34 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (42.50%) Scrum
2 34 (42.50%) Load Testing
3 32 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 32 (40.00%) High Availability
3 32 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 32 (40.00%) Content Management
3 32 (40.00%) UML
4 9 (11.25%) ITIL
4 9 (11.25%) Change Management
4 9 (11.25%) Load Balancing
4 9 (11.25%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (10.00%) DevOps
6 3 (3.75%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.50%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.50%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.50%) Web Development
7 2 (2.50%) Service Management
7 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.25%) PHP
2 43 (53.75%) Java
3 40 (50.00%) Perl
4 35 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 22 (27.50%) Ruby
6 18 (22.50%) Shell Script
7 16 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 11 (13.75%) C++
9 10 (12.50%) Python
10 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.75%) Scala
11 3 (3.75%) Groovy
11 3 (3.75%) COBOL
11 3 (3.75%) C#
12 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (43.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) CCVP
2 3 (3.75%) CCSE
2 3 (3.75%) MCSE
2 3 (3.75%) CCIE
2 3 (3.75%) CCSP
2 3 (3.75%) CCNP
2 3 (3.75%) CCIP
2 3 (3.75%) CCDP
2 3 (3.75%) CISSP
2 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.25%) Squid
2 9 (11.25%) vSphere
3 7 (8.75%) Samba
4 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Nagios
2 9 (11.25%) Opsview
3 6 (7.50%) Puppet
4 4 (5.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.25%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (45.00%) Cisco
2 33 (41.25%) EMC
3 32 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 32 (40.00%) F5
4 23 (28.75%) VMware
5 21 (26.25%) Oracle
6 10 (12.50%) IBM
7 4 (5.00%) Imperva
7 4 (5.00%) NetApp
7 4 (5.00%) LogLogic
8 3 (3.75%) Veritas
8 3 (3.75%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.75%) HP
9 2 (2.50%) JBoss
9 2 (2.50%) Sun
10 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.25%) Symantec
10 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.25%) Dell
10 1 (1.25%) Citrix
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