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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 154 145 136
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 23 48 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 1.30% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.67% 5.14% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 12
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +35.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,491 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
860 934 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.64% 25.37% 22.91%
Number of salaries quoted 699 702 455
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 31 July 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Leeds

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 39 (82.98%) Oracle
2 35 (74.47%) UNIX
3 33 (70.21%) Linux
4 16 (34.04%) SLA
5 15 (31.91%) Shell Script
6 14 (29.79%) SAN
6 14 (29.79%) Service Delivery
6 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (29.79%) VMware
7 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (23.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (23.40%) LAN
8 10 (21.28%) MySQL
8 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
8 10 (21.28%) Network Security
9 9 (19.15%) WAN
9 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
9 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
10 8 (17.02%) DevOps
10 8 (17.02%) Firewall
10 8 (17.02%) Java
10 8 (17.02%) Information Security
10 8 (17.02%) Asset Management
10 8 (17.02%) Problem Management
10 8 (17.02%) QA
10 8 (17.02%) NAS
11 7 (14.89%) XenServer
11 7 (14.89%) Open Source
11 7 (14.89%) vSphere
11 7 (14.89%) OpenStack

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (14.89%) OpenStack
2 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.77%) Apache
3 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.51%) JBoss
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) SAN
2 11 (23.40%) LAN
3 10 (21.28%) Network Security
4 9 (19.15%) WAN
5 8 (17.02%) NAS
5 8 (17.02%) Firewall
6 3 (6.38%) DHCP
6 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.38%) DNS
7 2 (4.26%) VPN
7 2 (4.26%) FTP
7 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.13%) HTTP
8 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) MySQL
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.13%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (4.26%) Electronics
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Administrator
2 20 (42.55%) UNIX Administrator
3 16 (34.04%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (19.15%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 7 (14.89%) Development Manager
5 7 (14.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (14.89%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior UNIX Administrator
8 3 (6.38%) UNIX Support
9 2 (4.26%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) DBA
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) HTML
1 7 (14.89%) Java EE
2 3 (6.38%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) XSLT
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) CMDB
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 35 (74.47%) UNIX
2 33 (70.21%) Linux
3 7 (14.89%) AIX
3 7 (14.89%) HPUX
4 5 (10.64%) Windows
4 5 (10.64%) Ubuntu
4 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.26%) CentOS
6 1 (2.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Service Delivery
1 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (17.02%) Asset Management
3 8 (17.02%) Information Security
3 8 (17.02%) Problem Management
3 8 (17.02%) DevOps
4 7 (14.89%) Software Delivery
4 7 (14.89%) Open Source
4 7 (14.89%) ITIL
4 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.26%) BCP
6 2 (4.26%) OO
6 2 (4.26%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) Shell Script
2 8 (17.02%) Java
3 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) SQL
5 3 (6.38%) PHP
6 2 (4.26%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) Python
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) SLA
2 8 (17.02%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.89%) XenServer
2 7 (14.89%) vSphere
2 7 (14.89%) Xen
2 7 (14.89%) KVM
3 5 (10.64%) Samba
3 5 (10.64%) NFS
4 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) NetBackup
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (4.26%) Puppet
3 2 (4.26%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) Nagios
4 1 (2.13%) Foglight
4 1 (2.13%) Nessus
4 1 (2.13%) SCCM
4 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (82.98%) Oracle
2 14 (29.79%) VMware
3 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.89%) Sun
5 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.26%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.13%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix
7 1 (2.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Highly competitive plus excellent benefits including free Sky package
Posted: 18 days ago