The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 34 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.59% 1.44% 2.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.65% 5.88% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £15,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+133.33% -62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
Solaris
County Antrim

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

Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 34 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 34.13% 24.46% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 37
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Solaris
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Belfast

Solaris
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CDMA
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) POP3
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) MAPI
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) IMAP
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) SGSN
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) GGSN
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) CDMA
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) POP3
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) IMAP
1 2 (100.00%) SGSN
2 1 (50.00%) GGSN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Escalation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) MAPI
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree