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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - - 74
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
210 308 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.92% 35.16% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 177 288 146
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Junior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware