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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 195 177 180
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 52 81 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.71% 1.07% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.12% 4.11% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 49 59 35
Average salary £37,900 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.28% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £27,450 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £57,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1669 1972 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.89% 25.99% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1368 1481 1135
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £47,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
West Yorkshire +2 35 £34,000 -20.00% 4
North Yorkshire +25 10 £35,500 -22.82%
South Yorkshire -33 7 £40,750 +26.65% 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 109 (81.34%) UNIX
2 74 (55.22%) Oracle
3 71 (52.99%) Linux
4 48 (35.82%) Shell Script
5 42 (31.34%) SAN
6 35 (26.12%) Oracle Database
7 33 (24.63%) Windows
8 30 (22.39%) Java
9 29 (21.64%) Perl
10 28 (20.90%) Red Hat
10 28 (20.90%) Security Cleared
11 26 (19.40%) VMware
11 26 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (17.91%) WebSphere
12 24 (17.91%) AIX
12 24 (17.91%) ITIL
13 23 (17.16%) SQL
13 23 (17.16%) Firewall
14 22 (16.42%) TCP/IP
15 21 (15.67%) DNS
15 21 (15.67%) HTML
15 21 (15.67%) SLA
16 20 (14.93%) JBoss
16 20 (14.93%) Information Security
17 19 (14.18%) Service Delivery
18 18 (13.43%) Cisco
18 18 (13.43%) IBM
18 18 (13.43%) Finance
18 18 (13.43%) Oracle Database 12c
19 17 (12.69%) Integration Testing

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 24 (17.91%) WebSphere
2 20 (14.93%) JBoss
3 15 (11.19%) WebLogic
4 14 (10.45%) Apache
5 11 (8.21%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (4.48%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.24%) IIS
8 2 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (31.34%) SAN
2 23 (17.16%) Firewall
3 22 (16.42%) TCP/IP
4 21 (15.67%) DNS
5 17 (12.69%) LDAP
6 10 (7.46%) SSL
7 9 (6.72%) LAN
7 9 (6.72%) DHCP
7 9 (6.72%) Network Security
8 8 (5.97%) Wireless
9 6 (4.48%) VoIP
9 6 (4.48%) WAN
9 6 (4.48%) Internet
10 5 (3.73%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (3.73%) NAS
10 5 (3.73%) SNMP
11 4 (2.99%) MRTG
12 3 (2.24%) NetScaler
12 3 (2.24%) IPsec
12 3 (2.24%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.12%) Oracle Database
2 18 (13.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 15 (11.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (6.72%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (5.22%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.24%) MySQL
8 3 (2.24%) Ingres
9 2 (1.49%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.75%) Informix
10 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (5.97%) Eclipse
3 7 (5.22%) Ant
4 5 (3.73%) JUnit
5 2 (1.49%) Hudson
5 2 (1.49%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (1.49%) Subversion
5 2 (1.49%) Maven
6 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (13.43%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Banking
3 5 (3.73%) Retail
4 4 (2.99%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.24%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (41.04%) Administrator
2 43 (32.09%) Systems Administrator
3 32 (23.88%) UNIX Administrator
4 23 (17.16%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 13 (9.70%) Consultant
5 13 (9.70%) AIX Administrator
6 12 (8.96%) Developer
7 11 (8.21%) Development Manager
8 10 (7.46%) Analyst
8 10 (7.46%) Java Developer
8 10 (7.46%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 10 (7.46%) E-Commerce Manager
8 10 (7.46%) Solaris Administrator
9 9 (6.72%) Architect
10 7 (5.22%) DBA
10 7 (5.22%) Security Analyst
10 7 (5.22%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (5.22%) Security Manager
11 6 (4.48%) Network Security Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.67%) HTML
2 16 (11.94%) J2EE
3 14 (10.45%) Middleware
4 13 (9.70%) Hibernate
4 13 (9.70%) Web Services
4 13 (9.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 12 (8.96%) XML
6 11 (8.21%) .NET
7 8 (5.97%) SOAP
8 6 (4.48%) Spring
9 4 (2.99%) Java EE
9 4 (2.99%) CSS
10 3 (2.24%) JAXB
10 3 (2.24%) Grails
11 2 (1.49%) jQuery
11 2 (1.49%) Ajax
11 2 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (1.49%) JSP
11 2 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (1.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) CMDB
2 13 (9.70%) Client/Server
2 13 (9.70%) LPAR
3 11 (8.21%) Open Source
3 11 (8.21%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.49%) RIA
5 2 (1.49%) Symmetrix
5 2 (1.49%) Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) Informatics
6 1 (0.75%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.75%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 109 (81.34%) UNIX
2 71 (52.99%) Linux
3 33 (24.63%) Windows
4 24 (17.91%) AIX
5 16 (11.94%) HPUX
6 12 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (8.21%) CentOS
8 7 (5.22%) Debian
9 6 (4.48%) SUSE
10 4 (2.99%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.49%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.91%) ITIL
3 20 (14.93%) Information Security
4 19 (14.18%) Service Delivery
5 17 (12.69%) Service Management
5 17 (12.69%) Integration Testing
6 12 (8.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 12 (8.96%) OO
7 11 (8.21%) E-Commerce
8 10 (7.46%) Project Management
8 10 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (6.72%) Risk Management
10 8 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.97%) Asset Management
10 8 (5.97%) Problem Management
10 8 (5.97%) SIEM
10 8 (5.97%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.22%) Coaching
11 7 (5.22%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.82%) Shell Script
2 30 (22.39%) Java
3 29 (21.64%) Perl
4 23 (17.16%) SQL
5 17 (12.69%) PL/SQL
6 13 (9.70%) JavaScript
7 11 (8.21%) PHP
8 9 (6.72%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.48%) Python
9 6 (4.48%) COBOL
10 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.49%) Ruby
11 2 (1.49%) Uniface
11 2 (1.49%) VBScript
11 2 (1.49%) VB
11 2 (1.49%) C++
12 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.48%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) CISSP
4 1 (0.75%) PMP
4 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.67%) SLA
2 13 (9.70%) PCI DSS
3 9 (6.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (5.97%) QA
5 4 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.46%) Samba
3 4 (2.99%) NFS
3 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.49%) vSphere
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.75%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (8.96%) NetBackup
2 9 (6.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (6.72%) Puppet
3 8 (5.97%) Data Guard
3 8 (5.97%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (3.73%) OpenView
4 5 (3.73%) SCOM
5 2 (1.49%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.49%) Nagios
6 1 (0.75%) Foglight
6 1 (0.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.75%) SCCM
6 1 (0.75%) Opsview
6 1 (0.75%) Graphite
6 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 74 (55.22%) Oracle
2 28 (20.90%) Red Hat
3 26 (19.40%) VMware
4 18 (13.43%) Cisco
4 18 (13.43%) IBM
5 14 (10.45%) HP
6 13 (9.70%) CheckPoint
7 10 (7.46%) Sun
8 9 (6.72%) Microsoft
9 8 (5.97%) NetApp
10 7 (5.22%) EMC
10 7 (5.22%) F5
11 6 (4.48%) Fortinet
11 6 (4.48%) Symantec
12 5 (3.73%) Citrix
12 5 (3.73%) Juniper
12 5 (3.73%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.99%) Qualys
13 4 (2.99%) Sourcefire
13 4 (2.99%) Tieto
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