The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 156 156 167
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 7 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 0.52% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.35% 2.50% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 17
Median salary £32,500 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.57% +46.15%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -  

Solaris is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 518 681 892
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 19.95% 20.78% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 444 539 712
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Solaris as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Leeds

Solaris
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Solaris in Leeds

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 14 (93.33%) Oracle
2 12 (80.00%) Linux
3 11 (73.33%) VMware
4 9 (60.00%) Windows
5 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (40.00%) Unix
7 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
8 5 (33.33%) vSphere
8 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) WAN
8 5 (33.33%) Cisco
8 5 (33.33%) SAN
8 5 (33.33%) NetApp
8 5 (33.33%) Project Management
9 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
9 4 (26.67%) Firewall
9 4 (26.67%) Migration
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
10 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
10 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (20.00%) MCITP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) CloudStack
2 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
1 5 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (20.00%) MPLS
3 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) LDAP
4 2 (13.33%) NAS
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security
4 2 (13.33%) SSL
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Administrator
2 7 (46.67%) DBA
3 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
4 3 (20.00%) IT Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (13.33%) Database Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Junior
6 1 (6.67%) Junior DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Unix
4 3 (20.00%) AIX
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (13.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) Email Filtering
5 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Web Filtering
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCITP
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (20.00%) VCAP
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (20.00%) XenApp
4 2 (13.33%) KVM
4 2 (13.33%) Sendmail
4 2 (13.33%) Snort
4 2 (13.33%) Xen
4 2 (13.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) MAILsweeper
1 2 (13.33%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (13.33%) Nagios
1 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (13.33%) Proventia
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) NetApp
5 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) CommVault
5 3 (20.00%) Dell Compellent
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
6 2 (13.33%) BT
6 2 (13.33%) Forcepoint
6 2 (13.33%) Intel Security
6 2 (13.33%) Juniper
6 2 (13.33%) Kaspersky
6 2 (13.33%) Symantec
6 2 (13.33%) Tripwire