The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 25 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 Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 63 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.36% - 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% - 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £25,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
112 84 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.33% 22.64% 29.24%
Number of salaries quoted 95 77 114
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,998
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
Leicestershire

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Solaris
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Leicester region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Leicester

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Toad
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Toad
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) VMware