The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 61 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 15 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.18% 1.23% 3.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.10% 6.19% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 20
Average salary £33,350 £31,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.87% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,450 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £40,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
246 113 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 35.81% 19.93% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 218 106 121
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £37,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Solaris
South Yorkshire

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 1 August 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 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 34 (97.14%) UNIX
2 24 (68.57%) Oracle
3 19 (54.29%) Linux
4 18 (51.43%) SQL
4 18 (51.43%) HPUX
5 16 (45.71%) Oracle RMAN
5 16 (45.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (45.71%) Data Guard
5 16 (45.71%) Oracle Database
6 14 (40.00%) Banking
7 12 (34.29%) NetBackup
8 11 (31.43%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 10 (28.57%) CommVault
9 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 10 (28.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
10 9 (25.71%) Finance
11 8 (22.86%) Hibernate
11 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
11 8 (22.86%) SAN
11 8 (22.86%) Eclipse
11 8 (22.86%) JBoss
11 8 (22.86%) AIX
11 8 (22.86%) SOAP
11 8 (22.86%) Web Services
11 8 (22.86%) XML
11 8 (22.86%) HTML
11 8 (22.86%) Java
11 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 16 (45.71%) Oracle Database
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (40.00%) Banking
2 9 (25.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) DBA
1 16 (45.71%) Oracle DBA
2 13 (37.14%) UNIX Administrator
2 13 (37.14%) Administrator
3 10 (28.57%) SQL DBA
4 8 (22.86%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (22.86%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) IT Consultant
4 8 (22.86%) Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) UNIX Support
6 2 (5.71%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Hibernate
1 8 (22.86%) SOAP
1 8 (22.86%) Web Services
1 8 (22.86%) XML
1 8 (22.86%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) UNIX
2 19 (54.29%) Linux
3 18 (51.43%) HPUX
4 8 (22.86%) AIX
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (5.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
3 5 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) OCP
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.86%) NCDA
4 1 (2.86%) NCIE
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (31.43%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) Data Guard
2 12 (34.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Oracle
2 10 (28.57%) CommVault
3 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
4 8 (22.86%) JBoss
5 2 (5.71%) Veritas
5 2 (5.71%) Symantec
5 2 (5.71%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp