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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 113 144 142
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -2
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 73 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.98% 0.86% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.63% 3.24% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 68 15 9
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,700 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
957 833 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.98% 26.59% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 748 636 502
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 November 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Leeds

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 106 (87.60%) Linux
2 79 (65.29%) UNIX
3 62 (51.24%) Red Hat
4 59 (48.76%) Perl
5 58 (47.93%) Shell Script
6 57 (47.11%) Apache
7 49 (40.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 48 (39.67%) SAN
9 36 (29.75%) Oracle
10 33 (27.27%) Veritas
10 33 (27.27%) EMC
11 32 (26.45%) CentOS
12 30 (24.79%) NetApp
12 30 (24.79%) IBM
13 29 (23.97%) Puppet
14 28 (23.14%) WebSphere
15 27 (22.31%) Java
15 27 (22.31%) Project Management
16 26 (21.49%) Symantec
16 26 (21.49%) PHP
17 25 (20.66%) Cisco
17 25 (20.66%) VMware
17 25 (20.66%) Bash Shell
18 24 (19.83%) MySQL
19 23 (19.01%) Windows
19 23 (19.01%) Internet
20 22 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
21 21 (17.36%) Open Source
22 20 (16.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
22 20 (16.53%) WebLogic

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 57 (47.11%) Apache
2 28 (23.14%) WebSphere
3 20 (16.53%) WebLogic
4 18 (14.88%) Tomcat
5 14 (11.57%) WebLogic Portal
6 8 (6.61%) JBoss
7 3 (2.48%) CICS
7 3 (2.48%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.83%) WordPress
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 48 (39.67%) SAN
2 23 (19.01%) Internet
3 19 (15.70%) Firewall
4 14 (11.57%) HTTP
4 14 (11.57%) NAS
4 14 (11.57%) AMQP
5 9 (7.44%) DNS
5 9 (7.44%) SSL
5 9 (7.44%) Wireless
6 3 (2.48%) LAN
7 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.83%) MySQL
2 10 (8.26%) Oracle Database
3 9 (7.44%) Redis
4 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.48%) Ingres
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.83%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 15 (12.40%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.96%) JUnit
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (5.79%) Retail
2 6 (4.96%) Finance
3 5 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.31%) Automotive
5 3 (2.48%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 62 (51.24%) Administrator
2 55 (45.45%) UNIX Administrator
3 31 (25.62%) Systems Administrator
4 24 (19.83%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 17 (14.05%) Architect
6 16 (13.22%) UNIX Engineer
7 12 (9.92%) Developer
7 12 (9.92%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (8.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (6.61%) Security Manager
11 7 (5.79%) UNIX Support
11 7 (5.79%) Lead Developer
12 5 (4.13%) Solaris Systems Administrator
12 5 (4.13%) Senior UNIX Administrator
12 5 (4.13%) Development Manager
12 5 (4.13%) Senior Developer
12 5 (4.13%) Junior
12 5 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (4.13%) Senior UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.88%) Web Services
2 17 (14.05%) XML
2 17 (14.05%) J2EE
3 14 (11.57%) RabbitMQ
3 14 (11.57%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (10.74%) LAMP
5 8 (6.61%) Java EE
6 6 (4.96%) Grails
6 6 (4.96%) Hibernate
6 6 (4.96%) Spring
6 6 (4.96%) JAXB
7 5 (4.13%) HTML
8 3 (2.48%) WSDL
8 3 (2.48%) XML Schema
9 2 (1.65%) CGI
10 1 (0.83%) .NET
10 1 (0.83%) Middleware
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.36%) Open Source
2 14 (11.57%) Symmetrix
2 14 (11.57%) Clustering
2 14 (11.57%) RIA
3 9 (7.44%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.44%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (7.44%) IBM XIV
4 8 (6.61%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.48%) W3C
5 3 (2.48%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.65%) CMDB
6 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 106 (87.60%) Linux
2 79 (65.29%) UNIX
3 49 (40.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (26.45%) CentOS
5 23 (19.01%) Windows
6 19 (15.70%) AIX
6 19 (15.70%) HPUX
7 10 (8.26%) SUSE
8 9 (7.44%) Debian
9 3 (2.48%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.31%) Project Management
2 22 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (13.22%) ITIL
4 14 (11.57%) UML
4 14 (11.57%) Content Management
4 14 (11.57%) Scrum
4 14 (11.57%) Network Load Balancing
4 14 (11.57%) Load Testing
4 14 (11.57%) High Availability
5 12 (9.92%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (9.92%) Test Planning
6 10 (8.26%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (8.26%) Information Security
6 10 (8.26%) Service Management
6 10 (8.26%) Service Delivery
7 9 (7.44%) Risk Management
7 9 (7.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (7.44%) SIEM
7 9 (7.44%) OWASP
7 9 (7.44%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 59 (48.76%) Perl
2 58 (47.93%) Shell Script
3 27 (22.31%) Java
4 26 (21.49%) PHP
5 25 (20.66%) Bash Shell
6 19 (15.70%) JavaScript
7 14 (11.57%) Ruby
8 9 (7.44%) Python
8 9 (7.44%) PowerShell
9 8 (6.61%) C++
10 3 (2.48%) COBOL
10 3 (2.48%) C#
10 3 (2.48%) Scala
10 3 (2.48%) Groovy
11 2 (1.65%) SQL
11 2 (1.65%) C
12 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (14.05%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) MCSE
2 2 (1.65%) CCIE
2 2 (1.65%) CCSP
2 2 (1.65%) CCNP
2 2 (1.65%) CCIP
2 2 (1.65%) CCDP
2 2 (1.65%) CISSP
2 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.65%) CCVP
2 2 (1.65%) CCSE
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) SLA
1 12 (9.92%) QA
2 10 (8.26%) PCI DSS
3 9 (7.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (16.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 15 (12.40%) Samba
3 14 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (7.44%) Squid
4 9 (7.44%) vSphere
5 4 (3.31%) NFS
5 4 (3.31%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (23.97%) Puppet
2 18 (14.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 16 (13.22%) NetBackup
4 10 (8.26%) Nagios
5 9 (7.44%) Opsview
6 4 (3.31%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.83%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 62 (51.24%) Red Hat
2 36 (29.75%) Oracle
3 33 (27.27%) EMC
3 33 (27.27%) Veritas
4 30 (24.79%) IBM
4 30 (24.79%) NetApp
5 26 (21.49%) Symantec
6 25 (20.66%) VMware
6 25 (20.66%) Cisco
7 15 (12.40%) F5
8 11 (9.09%) CheckPoint
9 7 (5.79%) HP
10 3 (2.48%) Sun
11 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.83%) Dell
12 1 (0.83%) Citrix
12 1 (0.83%) Juniper
12 1 (0.83%) Sourcefire
12 1 (0.83%) Capita
12 1 (0.83%) Fortinet
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Health and Social Care Information Centre
Salary: From £39,239 to £47,088 per annum £39,239 - £47,088
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago