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 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 74 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.20% 1.52% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.57% 4.73% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 13
Average salary £49,500 £29,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.68% -31.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,750 £39,200 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
219 317 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 26.32% 32.05% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 199 263 170
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +7.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £23,500 £22,733
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 September 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 September 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 -5 10 £49,500 +70.68%
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) UNIX
2 16 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 16 (88.89%) Finance
3 15 (83.33%) Windows
3 15 (83.33%) Oracle
4 13 (72.22%) HTML
4 13 (72.22%) Java
4 13 (72.22%) Python
4 13 (72.22%) SUSE
4 13 (72.22%) Debian
4 13 (72.22%) Ubuntu
5 12 (66.67%) PHP
5 12 (66.67%) SQL
5 12 (66.67%) CSS
6 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
7 10 (55.56%) C++
7 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (50.00%) Windows 8
8 9 (50.00%) Business Analysis
8 9 (50.00%) Northgate
8 9 (50.00%) VBScript
8 9 (50.00%) VB
8 9 (50.00%) .NET
8 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
8 9 (50.00%) PowerBuilder
8 9 (50.00%) Uniface
8 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (38.89%) PL/SQL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) Joomla!
2 3 (16.67%) Drupal
2 3 (16.67%) WordPress
2 3 (16.67%) Node.js
2 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (16.67%) CloudStack
2 3 (16.67%) Commerce Server
2 3 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
2 3 (16.67%) PegaRULES
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) HTTP
3 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) NAS
5 1 (5.56%) FCoE
5 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) Informix
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (22.22%) OLTP
3 4 (22.22%) OLAP
4 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.56%) HBase
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Lead Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Product Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Platform Architect
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Storage Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) HTML
2 12 (66.67%) CSS
3 9 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) XSLT
4 4 (22.22%) Middleware
5 3 (16.67%) JSON
5 3 (16.67%) jQuery
5 3 (16.67%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) REST
5 3 (16.67%) Express
6 1 (5.56%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (5.56%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
1 3 (16.67%) DataPower
2 1 (5.56%) FlexPod
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Informatics
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) UNIX
3 15 (83.33%) Windows
4 13 (72.22%) SUSE
4 13 (72.22%) Debian
4 13 (72.22%) Ubuntu
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (50.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (27.78%) AIX
8 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (16.67%) CentOS
10 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Content Management
5 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 3 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.56%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) RUP
7 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
1 13 (72.22%) Python
2 12 (66.67%) PHP
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) C++
4 9 (50.00%) VBScript
4 9 (50.00%) VB
4 9 (50.00%) Uniface
5 7 (38.89%) PL/SQL
5 7 (38.89%) C
6 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 4 (22.22%) Perl
8 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
9 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
9 3 (16.67%) Jython
9 3 (16.67%) Korn
10 1 (5.56%) AWK
10 1 (5.56%) Tcl
10 1 (5.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) RHCE
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (16.67%) pfSense
3 3 (16.67%) KVM
3 3 (16.67%) XenServer
3 3 (16.67%) Xen
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 3 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) NFS
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.56%) SRDF
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 15 (83.33%) Oracle
3 9 (50.00%) Northgate
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 4 (22.22%) Intel
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (16.67%) F5
6 3 (16.67%) Endeca
7 2 (11.11%) NetApp
8 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
8 1 (5.56%) Websense
8 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.56%) EMC
8 1 (5.56%) Sybase
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco
8 1 (5.56%) DataSynapse
8 1 (5.56%) IronPort
8 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat