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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 175 163 121
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -42
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 80 54 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.09% 1.01% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.34% 3.94% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 64 41 100
Average salary £37,500 £43,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +17.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £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
1842 1370 1574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.13% 25.61% 26.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1113 1249
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 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 16 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 -1 58 £37,500 -25.00% 4
South Yorkshire -23 12 £29,000 -31.76% 2
North Yorkshire -18 7 £40,000 -5.88%
East Yorkshire +1 1 £32,000 +2.40%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 162 (89.01%) Linux
2 108 (59.34%) UNIX
3 89 (48.90%) Apache
4 87 (47.80%) Red Hat
5 67 (36.81%) Perl
6 63 (34.62%) Java
7 56 (30.77%) MySQL
8 52 (28.57%) EMC
8 52 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 51 (28.02%) WebSphere
10 50 (27.47%) Project Management
11 49 (26.92%) Shell Script
11 49 (26.92%) XML
12 48 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (25.82%) PHP
14 46 (25.27%) HPUX
14 46 (25.27%) Cisco
15 45 (24.73%) SAN
16 44 (24.18%) Internet
16 44 (24.18%) Web Services
17 43 (23.63%) WebLogic
18 42 (23.08%) Degree
19 41 (22.53%) Scrum
19 41 (22.53%) Tomcat
20 40 (21.98%) JavaScript
20 40 (21.98%) J2EE
20 40 (21.98%) Open Source
21 39 (21.43%) Clustering
21 39 (21.43%) Oracle
22 35 (19.23%) LAMP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 89 (48.90%) Apache
2 51 (28.02%) WebSphere
3 43 (23.63%) WebLogic
4 41 (22.53%) Tomcat
5 32 (17.58%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.65%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.65%) CICS
7 1 (0.55%) WordPress
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.55%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (24.73%) SAN
2 44 (24.18%) Internet
3 34 (18.68%) AMQP
3 34 (18.68%) HTTP
4 22 (12.09%) DNS
5 15 (8.24%) TCP/IP
6 11 (6.04%) NAS
7 10 (5.49%) Firewall
8 8 (4.40%) SSL
9 7 (3.85%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.65%) Network Security
11 1 (0.55%) SSH
11 1 (0.55%) LDAP
11 1 (0.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (30.77%) MySQL
2 16 (8.79%) Oracle Database
3 12 (6.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (6.59%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 9 (4.95%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.95%) Redis
5 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.65%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.55%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (8.24%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.95%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.65%) JUnit
4 1 (0.55%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (10.44%) Banking
2 17 (9.34%) Finance
3 7 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (34.62%) Administrator
2 46 (25.27%) UNIX Administrator
3 43 (23.63%) Developer
4 35 (19.23%) Architect
5 34 (18.68%) Solutions Architect
6 32 (17.58%) Systems Administrator
7 25 (13.74%) UNIX Engineer
8 19 (10.44%) Analyst
9 17 (9.34%) Lead Developer
10 16 (8.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 16 (8.79%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 16 (8.79%) Linux Administrator
11 15 (8.24%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 15 (8.24%) Senior Architect
11 15 (8.24%) Senior Developer
12 13 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (6.59%) Oracle DBA
13 12 (6.59%) DBA
13 12 (6.59%) Consultant
14 10 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (26.92%) XML
2 44 (24.18%) Web Services
3 40 (21.98%) J2EE
4 35 (19.23%) LAMP
5 34 (18.68%) RabbitMQ
5 34 (18.68%) ActiveMQ
6 17 (9.34%) HTML
7 12 (6.59%) Hibernate
7 12 (6.59%) .NET
8 9 (4.95%) SOAP
9 6 (3.30%) Java EE
10 5 (2.75%) Spring
10 5 (2.75%) Middleware
11 4 (2.20%) VXML
12 3 (1.65%) Grails
12 3 (1.65%) JAXB
12 3 (1.65%) WSDL
12 3 (1.65%) XML Schema
13 1 (0.55%) REST
13 1 (0.55%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.98%) Open Source
2 39 (21.43%) Clustering
3 32 (17.58%) Symmetrix
3 32 (17.58%) RIA
4 12 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.04%) Firmware
5 11 (6.04%) Enterprise Storage
6 10 (5.49%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.95%) IBM XIV
8 7 (3.85%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.20%) IVR
10 3 (1.65%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.65%) W3C
11 1 (0.55%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 162 (89.01%) Linux
2 108 (59.34%) UNIX
3 52 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (25.27%) HPUX
5 35 (19.23%) CentOS
6 34 (18.68%) Windows
7 17 (9.34%) AIX
8 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.20%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.65%) zOS
11 2 (1.10%) SUSE
12 1 (0.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.47%) Project Management
2 48 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (22.53%) Scrum
4 34 (18.68%) Load Testing
5 32 (17.58%) UML
5 32 (17.58%) Content Management
5 32 (17.58%) Technical Architecture
5 32 (17.58%) High Availability
5 32 (17.58%) Network Load Balancing
5 32 (17.58%) Test Planning
6 16 (8.79%) ITIL
7 11 (6.04%) Change Management
7 11 (6.04%) Incident Management
8 10 (5.49%) Load Balancing
9 9 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (4.40%) DevOps
11 7 (3.85%) Migration
11 7 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (3.85%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.85%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (36.81%) Perl
2 63 (34.62%) Java
3 49 (26.92%) Shell Script
4 47 (25.82%) PHP
5 40 (21.98%) JavaScript
6 24 (13.19%) SQL
7 22 (12.09%) Ruby
8 17 (9.34%) Bash Shell
9 15 (8.24%) C++
10 11 (6.04%) Python
11 9 (4.95%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.75%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.20%) C
14 3 (1.65%) Groovy
14 3 (1.65%) Scala
14 3 (1.65%) C#
14 3 (1.65%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 42 (23.08%) Degree
2 8 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.65%) CCVP
4 3 (1.65%) CCSE
4 3 (1.65%) MCSE
4 3 (1.65%) CCIE
4 3 (1.65%) CCSP
4 3 (1.65%) CCNP
4 3 (1.65%) CCIP
4 3 (1.65%) CCDP
4 3 (1.65%) PMP
4 3 (1.65%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.65%) CISSP
4 3 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) NCDA
5 1 (0.55%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.58%) QA
2 3 (1.65%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.10%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) BS7799
System Software
1 20 (10.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 13 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.59%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (5.49%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (4.95%) Squid
5 9 (4.95%) vSphere
6 7 (3.85%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.10%) XenApp
8 1 (0.55%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (9.89%) Puppet
2 17 (9.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 12 (6.59%) Data Guard
4 11 (6.04%) NetBackup
5 10 (5.49%) Nagios
6 9 (4.95%) Opsview
7 5 (2.75%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.20%) Netcool
8 4 (2.20%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 4 (2.20%) SCCM
9 1 (0.55%) Nessus
9 1 (0.55%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 87 (47.80%) Red Hat
2 52 (28.57%) EMC
3 46 (25.27%) Cisco
4 39 (21.43%) Oracle
5 35 (19.23%) F5
6 30 (16.48%) IBM
7 28 (15.38%) Veritas
8 26 (14.29%) VMware
9 25 (13.74%) Symantec
10 23 (12.64%) JBoss
11 22 (12.09%) NetApp
12 20 (10.99%) HP
13 12 (6.59%) Citrix
14 9 (4.95%) CommVault
14 9 (4.95%) Microsoft
15 8 (4.40%) Sun
16 7 (3.85%) CA
16 7 (3.85%) Brocade
17 4 (2.20%) BMC
18 3 (1.65%) Fortinet
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