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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 126 144 149
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 54 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.58% 0.93% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.91% 3.50% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 51 13 11
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
913 858 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 26.70% 26.55% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 725 632 553
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £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 19 December 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Leeds

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 90 (85.71%) Linux
2 78 (74.29%) UNIX
3 56 (53.33%) Red Hat
4 54 (51.43%) Shell Script
5 47 (44.76%) Perl
6 44 (41.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (40.95%) SAN
8 40 (38.10%) Apache
9 33 (31.43%) Veritas
10 32 (30.48%) CentOS
11 31 (29.52%) Oracle
12 30 (28.57%) NetApp
13 28 (26.67%) Puppet
14 26 (24.76%) Symantec
14 26 (24.76%) IBM
14 26 (24.76%) EMC
15 21 (20.00%) Bash Shell
16 20 (19.05%) Windows
16 20 (19.05%) VMware
16 20 (19.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 19 (18.10%) AIX
17 19 (18.10%) HPUX
18 18 (17.14%) Cisco
18 18 (17.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
19 17 (16.19%) NetBackup
19 17 (16.19%) WebSphere
20 16 (15.24%) ITIL
20 16 (15.24%) Firewall
21 15 (14.29%) Java
21 15 (14.29%) Project Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 40 (38.10%) Apache
2 17 (16.19%) WebSphere
3 12 (11.43%) WebLogic
4 9 (8.57%) Tomcat
5 8 (7.62%) JBoss
6 6 (5.71%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.95%) IIS
7 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 43 (40.95%) SAN
2 16 (15.24%) Firewall
3 11 (10.48%) Internet
4 10 (9.52%) SSL
4 10 (9.52%) Wireless
4 10 (9.52%) NAS
5 6 (5.71%) AMQP
5 6 (5.71%) HTTP
6 5 (4.76%) DNS
7 3 (2.86%) LAN
8 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.48%) MySQL
2 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (4.76%) Redis
4 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (2.86%) Ingres
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.95%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.86%) JUnit
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (6.67%) Retail
2 6 (5.71%) Finance
3 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.81%) Automotive
5 3 (2.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (58.10%) Administrator
2 54 (51.43%) UNIX Administrator
3 30 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
4 23 (21.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 16 (15.24%) UNIX Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Architect
6 9 (8.57%) Security Manager
7 7 (6.67%) UNIX Support
7 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) IT Security Manager
9 5 (4.76%) Senior UNIX Administrator
9 5 (4.76%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.76%) Development Manager
9 5 (4.76%) Junior
9 5 (4.76%) Senior UNIX Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Solaris Administrator
10 4 (3.81%) LAMP Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Developer
10 4 (3.81%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.57%) J2EE
2 7 (6.67%) Web Services
3 6 (5.71%) XML
3 6 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (4.76%) Java EE
5 4 (3.81%) LAMP
6 3 (2.86%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.86%) Spring
6 3 (2.86%) Grails
6 3 (2.86%) JAXB
7 2 (1.90%) HTML
7 2 (1.90%) CGI
8 1 (0.95%) .NET
8 1 (0.95%) Middleware
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) Open Source
2 10 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.71%) Symmetrix
3 6 (5.71%) Clustering
3 6 (5.71%) RIA
4 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (4.76%) IBM XIV
5 4 (3.81%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.90%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 90 (85.71%) Linux
2 78 (74.29%) UNIX
3 44 (41.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (30.48%) CentOS
5 20 (19.05%) Windows
6 19 (18.10%) AIX
6 19 (18.10%) HPUX
7 9 (8.57%) SUSE
7 9 (8.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.24%) ITIL
2 15 (14.29%) Project Management
3 14 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.48%) Service Management
4 11 (10.48%) Service Delivery
4 11 (10.48%) Information Security
5 10 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 10 (9.52%) OWASP
5 10 (9.52%) Security Architecture
5 10 (9.52%) SIEM
5 10 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 10 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 10 (9.52%) Coaching
6 8 (7.62%) Line Management
7 6 (5.71%) Scrum
7 6 (5.71%) Content Management
7 6 (5.71%) UML
7 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 54 (51.43%) Shell Script
2 47 (44.76%) Perl
3 21 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 15 (14.29%) Java
5 14 (13.33%) PHP
6 9 (8.57%) PowerShell
7 8 (7.62%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.71%) Ruby
9 4 (3.81%) C++
10 2 (1.90%) C
10 2 (1.90%) SQL
10 2 (1.90%) Python
11 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) MCSE
2 2 (1.90%) CCIE
2 2 (1.90%) CCSP
2 2 (1.90%) CCNP
2 2 (1.90%) CCIP
2 2 (1.90%) CCDP
2 2 (1.90%) CISSP
2 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.90%) CCVP
2 2 (1.90%) CCSE
3 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) SLA
2 11 (10.48%) PCI DSS
3 10 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.81%) QA
5 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (19.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 15 (14.29%) Samba
3 14 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.76%) Squid
4 5 (4.76%) vSphere
5 4 (3.81%) NFS
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.95%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (26.67%) Puppet
2 18 (17.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 17 (16.19%) NetBackup
4 6 (5.71%) Nagios
5 5 (4.76%) Opsview
5 5 (4.76%) Graphite
6 4 (3.81%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (53.33%) Red Hat
2 33 (31.43%) Veritas
3 31 (29.52%) Oracle
4 30 (28.57%) NetApp
5 26 (24.76%) Symantec
5 26 (24.76%) IBM
5 26 (24.76%) EMC
6 20 (19.05%) VMware
7 18 (17.14%) Cisco
8 12 (11.43%) CheckPoint
9 7 (6.67%) F5
10 6 (5.71%) HP
11 3 (2.86%) Sun
12 2 (1.90%) Microsoft
13 1 (0.95%) Citrix
13 1 (0.95%) Juniper
13 1 (0.95%) Sourcefire
13 1 (0.95%) Capita
13 1 (0.95%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.95%) Qualys