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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 57 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 15 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.03% 1.25% 4.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.91% 5.83% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 26
Average salary £29,000 £28,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
254 120 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 34.42% 21.35% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 215 112 135
Average salary £34,500 £32,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.81% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £35,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 August 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 29 (96.67%) UNIX
2 22 (73.33%) Oracle
3 19 (63.33%) SQL
4 18 (60.00%) Linux
5 17 (56.67%) HPUX
6 13 (43.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (43.33%) Data Guard
6 13 (43.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (43.33%) Oracle Database
7 11 (36.67%) Banking
7 11 (36.67%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (33.33%) NetBackup
8 10 (33.33%) CommVault
8 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 10 (33.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
9 9 (30.00%) Web Services
9 9 (30.00%) XML
9 9 (30.00%) HTML
9 9 (30.00%) Java
9 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
9 9 (30.00%) JBoss
9 9 (30.00%) Finance
9 9 (30.00%) Hibernate
9 9 (30.00%) WebSphere
10 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
10 8 (26.67%) SOAP
11 7 (23.33%) .NET
11 7 (23.33%) AIX
11 7 (23.33%) SAN

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (30.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle Database
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (36.67%) Banking
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) DBA
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle DBA
2 10 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 9 (30.00%) Administrator
3 9 (30.00%) Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 9 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) IT Consultant
4 8 (26.67%) Consultant
4 8 (26.67%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Web Services
1 9 (30.00%) XML
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
1 9 (30.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (26.67%) SOAP
3 7 (23.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) UNIX
2 18 (60.00%) Linux
3 17 (56.67%) HPUX
4 7 (23.33%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) Windows
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) OCP
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.33%) NCDA
3 1 (3.33%) NCIE
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Data Guard
2 10 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) CommVault
3 9 (30.00%) JBoss
4 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp