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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 24 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.78% - 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% - 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £42,500 - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
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
24 20 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 22.22% 15.15% 44.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 66
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,300 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) SNMP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Product Management
5 2 (28.57%) Softswitch
5 2 (28.57%) SMTP
5 2 (28.57%) HTTP
5 2 (28.57%) Sun
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) MGCP
5 2 (28.57%) RTP
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (14.29%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SNMP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) MGCP
2 2 (28.57%) RTP
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) Softswitch
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) SSH
3 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Valgrind
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSL
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) DTV
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) OpenVMS
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Product Management
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Coverity
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM