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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 70 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 17 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.74% 2.09% 3.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.12% 8.12% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 27
Average salary £33,350 £37,350 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.70% +33.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,450 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £43,350 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
332 197 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 33.91% 25.75% 28.41%
Number of salaries quoted 279 173 200
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,747 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £35,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -8 16 £31,175 +11.33%
Rotherham - 1 £67,500 -
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (97.37%) UNIX
2 25 (65.79%) Linux
3 24 (63.16%) SQL
4 23 (60.53%) Oracle
5 19 (50.00%) HPUX
6 14 (36.84%) Java
6 14 (36.84%) XML
6 14 (36.84%) Oracle RMAN
6 14 (36.84%) Data Guard
6 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database
7 12 (31.58%) Banking
8 11 (28.95%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (26.32%) NetBackup
9 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 10 (26.32%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 10 (26.32%) CommVault
10 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
10 9 (23.68%) Eclipse
10 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
10 9 (23.68%) AIX
10 9 (23.68%) JBoss
10 9 (23.68%) HTML
10 9 (23.68%) Web Services
10 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
10 9 (23.68%) Finance
10 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
11 8 (21.05%) SAN
11 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 8 (21.05%) C

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database 11g
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (31.58%) Banking
2 9 (23.68%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) DBA
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle DBA
2 11 (28.95%) Administrator
2 11 (28.95%) UNIX Administrator
3 10 (26.32%) SQL DBA
3 10 (26.32%) Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (21.05%) Consultant
5 8 (21.05%) IT Consultant
5 8 (21.05%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Technical Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) XML
2 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
2 9 (23.68%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) SOAP
4 7 (18.42%) .NET
5 5 (13.16%) Middleware
5 5 (13.16%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) IVR
1 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.63%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 37 (97.37%) UNIX
2 25 (65.79%) Linux
3 19 (50.00%) HPUX
4 9 (23.68%) AIX
5 1 (2.63%) Windows
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Scrum
2 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
2 5 (13.16%) Analytics
3 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
4 8 (21.05%) C
5 5 (13.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) OCP
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.63%) NCDA
4 1 (2.63%) NCIE
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (28.95%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Data Guard
2 10 (26.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) CommVault
3 9 (23.68%) JBoss
3 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) NetApp