The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 174 167 112
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -55
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 85 49 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.17% 0.92% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.60% 3.69% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 68 37 105
Average salary £37,500 £43,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% +16.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Solaris
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1847 1328 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.47% 24.82% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1391 1073 1233
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Solaris
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
West Yorkshire +11 57 £40,000 -15.78% 7
South Yorkshire -10 16 £29,000 -31.76%
North Yorkshire -9 10 £40,000 -8.04%
East Yorkshire +2 1 £32,000 +2.40%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 155 (87.08%) Linux
2 104 (58.43%) UNIX
3 83 (46.63%) Red Hat
4 79 (44.38%) Apache
5 63 (35.39%) Perl
6 61 (34.27%) Java
7 55 (30.90%) MySQL
8 50 (28.09%) XML
9 48 (26.97%) Project Management
9 48 (26.97%) WebSphere
10 47 (26.40%) Cisco
11 46 (25.84%) EMC
11 46 (25.84%) PHP
11 46 (25.84%) Shell Script
12 45 (25.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 44 (24.72%) Internet
13 44 (24.72%) Web Services
14 42 (23.60%) Tomcat
14 42 (23.60%) HPUX
14 42 (23.60%) SAN
15 41 (23.03%) Scrum
16 40 (22.47%) WebLogic
16 40 (22.47%) Oracle
16 40 (22.47%) J2EE
16 40 (22.47%) Degree
17 39 (21.91%) Clustering
18 37 (20.79%) Open Source
18 37 (20.79%) JavaScript
19 35 (19.66%) F5
20 34 (19.10%) RabbitMQ

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 79 (44.38%) Apache
2 48 (26.97%) WebSphere
3 42 (23.60%) Tomcat
4 40 (22.47%) WebLogic
5 32 (17.98%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.69%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.69%) CICS
7 1 (0.56%) WordPress
7 1 (0.56%) IIS
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (24.72%) Internet
2 42 (23.60%) SAN
3 34 (19.10%) AMQP
3 34 (19.10%) HTTP
4 21 (11.80%) DNS
5 15 (8.43%) TCP/IP
6 12 (6.74%) NAS
7 10 (5.62%) Firewall
8 8 (4.49%) SSL
9 7 (3.93%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.69%) Network Security
11 1 (0.56%) SSH
11 1 (0.56%) LDAP
11 1 (0.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (30.90%) MySQL
2 14 (7.87%) Oracle Database
3 13 (7.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (5.62%) SQL Server
4 10 (5.62%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 9 (5.06%) Redis
6 1 (0.56%) Ingres
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Eclipse
1 9 (5.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.69%) JUnit
3 1 (0.56%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (11.80%) Banking
2 17 (9.55%) Finance
3 8 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (33.15%) Administrator
2 44 (24.72%) UNIX Administrator
2 44 (24.72%) Developer
3 35 (19.66%) Architect
4 34 (19.10%) Solutions Architect
5 33 (18.54%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (10.67%) Analyst
6 19 (10.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 18 (10.11%) UNIX Engineer
8 17 (9.55%) Lead Developer
9 16 (8.99%) Linux Administrator
9 16 (8.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 15 (8.43%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 15 (8.43%) Senior Architect
10 15 (8.43%) Senior Developer
11 13 (7.30%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (7.30%) DBA
11 13 (7.30%) Oracle DBA
12 12 (6.74%) Consultant
13 10 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (28.09%) XML
2 44 (24.72%) Web Services
3 40 (22.47%) J2EE
4 34 (19.10%) ActiveMQ
4 34 (19.10%) LAMP
4 34 (19.10%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (7.87%) HTML
6 12 (6.74%) .NET
6 12 (6.74%) Hibernate
7 9 (5.06%) SOAP
8 6 (3.37%) Middleware
9 5 (2.81%) VXML
9 5 (2.81%) Spring
10 3 (1.69%) Java EE
10 3 (1.69%) Grails
10 3 (1.69%) JAXB
10 3 (1.69%) WSDL
10 3 (1.69%) XML Schema
11 1 (0.56%) CGI
11 1 (0.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.91%) Clustering
2 37 (20.79%) Open Source
3 32 (17.98%) RIA
3 32 (17.98%) Symmetrix
4 11 (6.18%) Firmware
4 11 (6.18%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (5.62%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.06%) IBM XIV
7 8 (4.49%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.81%) IVR
9 3 (1.69%) W3C
9 3 (1.69%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 155 (87.08%) Linux
2 104 (58.43%) UNIX
3 45 (25.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 42 (23.60%) HPUX
5 34 (19.10%) Windows
6 31 (17.42%) CentOS
7 21 (11.80%) AIX
8 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.25%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.25%) SUSE
10 3 (1.69%) Debian
10 3 (1.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.97%) Project Management
2 41 (23.03%) Scrum
3 34 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (19.10%) Load Testing
4 32 (17.98%) Network Load Balancing
4 32 (17.98%) Technical Architecture
4 32 (17.98%) Content Management
4 32 (17.98%) UML
4 32 (17.98%) High Availability
4 32 (17.98%) Test Planning
5 18 (10.11%) ITIL
6 12 (6.74%) Incident Management
7 11 (6.18%) Change Management
8 10 (5.62%) Load Balancing
9 9 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (4.49%) DevOps
11 7 (3.93%) Mentoring
11 7 (3.93%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (3.93%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.93%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (35.39%) Perl
2 61 (34.27%) Java
3 46 (25.84%) PHP
3 46 (25.84%) Shell Script
4 37 (20.79%) JavaScript
5 26 (14.61%) SQL
6 22 (12.36%) Ruby
7 18 (10.11%) Bash Shell
8 16 (8.99%) C++
9 11 (6.18%) Python
10 9 (5.06%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.93%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.37%) C
13 3 (1.69%) C#
13 3 (1.69%) COBOL
13 3 (1.69%) Scala
13 3 (1.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 40 (22.47%) Degree
2 8 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (3.93%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.25%) CCVP
4 4 (2.25%) CCSE
4 4 (2.25%) MCSE
4 4 (2.25%) CCIE
4 4 (2.25%) CCSP
4 4 (2.25%) CCNP
4 4 (2.25%) CCIP
4 4 (2.25%) CCDP
4 4 (2.25%) CISSP
4 4 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.69%) PMP
5 3 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.56%) NCDA
6 1 (0.56%) NCIE
6 1 (0.56%) OCP
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.98%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.69%) SLA
2 3 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.56%) BS7799
System Software
1 16 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 12 (6.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (6.74%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (5.06%) Squid
4 9 (5.06%) vSphere
5 7 (3.93%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.25%) Samba
7 2 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (7.87%) Puppet
2 13 (7.30%) NetBackup
2 13 (7.30%) Data Guard
3 11 (6.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 10 (5.62%) Nagios
5 9 (5.06%) Opsview
6 6 (3.37%) Tivoli
7 5 (2.81%) Netcool
7 5 (2.81%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 4 (2.25%) SCCM
9 1 (0.56%) Nessus
9 1 (0.56%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 83 (46.63%) Red Hat
2 47 (26.40%) Cisco
3 46 (25.84%) EMC
4 40 (22.47%) Oracle
5 35 (19.66%) F5
6 29 (16.29%) VMware
7 25 (14.04%) IBM
8 21 (11.80%) HP
8 21 (11.80%) Veritas
9 20 (11.24%) JBoss
10 19 (10.67%) Symantec
11 18 (10.11%) NetApp
12 12 (6.74%) Citrix
13 10 (5.62%) CommVault
14 9 (5.06%) Microsoft
15 7 (3.93%) CA
15 7 (3.93%) Brocade
16 5 (2.81%) BMC
16 5 (2.81%) Sun
17 4 (2.25%) CheckPoint
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago