The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 59 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 18 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.37% 3.02% 3.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.18% 10.32% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 26
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £32,200 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
Solaris
South 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 Sheffield region.

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
220 126 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 28.95% 29.23% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 186 112 176
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Solaris
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Sheffield

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 31 (96.88%) UNIX
2 22 (68.75%) Linux
3 21 (65.63%) Oracle
4 17 (53.13%) SQL
5 16 (50.00%) NetBackup
6 13 (40.63%) HPUX
7 12 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (34.38%) Red Hat
9 10 (31.25%) SAN
10 9 (28.13%) CommVault
10 9 (28.13%) Finance
10 9 (28.13%) JBoss
10 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
10 9 (28.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (28.13%) Data Guard
10 9 (28.13%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (28.13%) Banking
10 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
11 8 (25.00%) EMC
11 8 (25.00%) VMware
12 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
12 7 (21.88%) Project Management
12 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
12 7 (21.88%) Web Services
12 7 (21.88%) XML
12 7 (21.88%) HTML
12 7 (21.88%) Java
12 7 (21.88%) PL/SQL
12 7 (21.88%) WebSphere

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 9 (28.13%) JBoss
2 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
3 5 (15.63%) Apache
4 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
3 4 (12.50%) NAS
4 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) MPLS
5 1 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Informix
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
1 9 (28.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) DBA
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle DBA
1 9 (28.13%) SQL DBA
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) IT Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Architect
6 3 (9.38%) UNIX Support
6 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Linux Support
6 3 (9.38%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
1 7 (21.88%) XML
1 7 (21.88%) HTML
2 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) UNIX
2 22 (68.75%) Linux
3 13 (40.63%) HPUX
4 5 (15.63%) Windows
5 4 (12.50%) AIX
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Scrum
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) BCP
5 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) PL/SQL
3 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) NCDA
3 1 (3.13%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (6.25%) vCloud
5 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 9 (28.13%) Data Guard
3 3 (9.38%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (9.38%) Control-M
4 1 (3.13%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) Red Hat
3 9 (28.13%) CommVault
4 8 (25.00%) EMC
4 8 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (15.63%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco
7 3 (9.38%) Veritas
7 3 (9.38%) Hitachi
7 3 (9.38%) BMC
7 3 (9.38%) IBM
7 3 (9.38%) Sun
7 3 (9.38%) F5
8 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.13%) Symantec
9 1 (3.13%) McAfee
9 1 (3.13%) Novell
9 1 (3.13%) Citrix