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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 64 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 23 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.48% 3.22% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.66% 12.93% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 10
Average salary £36,800 £28,000 £32,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,207 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -3.98%
Solaris
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 South Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
238 232 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 25.67% 24.92% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 194 203 175
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Solaris
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Solaris Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Solaris
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Solaris
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -18 23 £36,800 +31.42%
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 37 (80.43%) UNIX
2 29 (63.04%) Linux
3 22 (47.83%) Oracle
4 21 (45.65%) SAN
5 19 (41.30%) JBoss
5 19 (41.30%) VMware
6 17 (36.96%) SQL
7 16 (34.78%) PL/SQL
7 16 (34.78%) IBM
7 16 (34.78%) WebSphere
8 15 (32.61%) Shell Script
8 15 (32.61%) AIX
8 15 (32.61%) HPUX
9 14 (30.43%) Windows
10 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
10 13 (28.26%) LPAR
11 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
12 10 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (21.74%) Banking
13 9 (19.57%) Finance
13 9 (19.57%) Project Management
14 8 (17.39%) Middleware
14 8 (17.39%) EMC
14 8 (17.39%) WebLogic
14 8 (17.39%) SOAP
14 8 (17.39%) Web Services
14 8 (17.39%) XML
14 8 (17.39%) HTML
14 8 (17.39%) Java
14 8 (17.39%) Oracle Forms

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 19 (41.30%) JBoss
2 16 (34.78%) WebSphere
3 10 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (17.39%) WebLogic
5 7 (15.22%) Apache
6 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (45.65%) SAN
2 6 (13.04%) DNS
3 5 (10.87%) NAS
4 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.35%) LDAP
6 1 (2.17%) LAN
6 1 (2.17%) WAN
6 1 (2.17%) DHCP
6 1 (2.17%) MPLS
6 1 (2.17%) Firewall
6 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.17%) Network Security
6 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database 12c
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) Informix
4 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle Forms
1 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
2 7 (15.22%) Ant
General
1 10 (21.74%) Banking
2 9 (19.57%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Administrator
2 13 (28.26%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (28.26%) AIX Administrator
3 8 (17.39%) Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (15.22%) DBA
5 6 (13.04%) Architect
5 6 (13.04%) Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) UNIX Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (6.52%) UNIX Support Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) UNIX Support
8 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) HTML
1 8 (17.39%) SOAP
1 8 (17.39%) Web Services
1 8 (17.39%) XML
1 8 (17.39%) Middleware
1 8 (17.39%) Hibernate
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (4.35%) X-Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) LPAR
2 5 (10.87%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) UNIX
2 29 (63.04%) Linux
3 15 (32.61%) AIX
3 15 (32.61%) HPUX
4 14 (30.43%) Windows
5 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Project Management
2 8 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) TDD
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL
4 5 (10.87%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.52%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) BCP
6 2 (4.35%) Information Security
7 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.17%) Computer Security
7 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
2 16 (34.78%) PL/SQL
3 15 (32.61%) Shell Script
4 8 (17.39%) Java
5 6 (13.04%) Perl
5 6 (13.04%) COBOL
6 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) CISSP
3 1 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (6.52%) vSphere
5 2 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Data Guard
2 7 (15.22%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.52%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (6.52%) Control-M
4 1 (2.17%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (2.17%) SCOM
4 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.17%) Puppet
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Oracle
2 19 (41.30%) VMware
3 16 (34.78%) IBM
4 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
5 8 (17.39%) EMC
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco
7 5 (10.87%) NetApp
7 5 (10.87%) HP
8 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.70%) Tieto
9 3 (6.52%) F5
9 3 (6.52%) Sun
9 3 (6.52%) BMC
9 3 (6.52%) Hitachi
9 3 (6.52%) Veritas
10 2 (4.35%) Novell
11 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.17%) Symantec
11 1 (2.17%) McAfee
11 1 (2.17%) Citrix