The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 91 -
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.30% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £25,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
Solaris
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
140 233 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 19.50% 23.39% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 111 211 148
Average salary £33,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.10% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £29,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Solaris
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA