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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 18 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.00% 2.11% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.54% 6.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
52 47 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 52.00% 33.10% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 36 36
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £60,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 December 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 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) SMTP
2 7 (87.50%) HTTP
2 7 (87.50%) Internet
3 5 (62.50%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) CDMA
4 4 (50.00%) GPRS
4 4 (50.00%) GSM
4 4 (50.00%) POP3
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) MAPI
4 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) IMAP
4 4 (50.00%) SGSN
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) SNMP
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) Sun
5 3 (37.50%) MGCP
5 3 (37.50%) RTP
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Product Management
5 3 (37.50%) Softswitch

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SMTP
1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
1 7 (87.50%) Internet
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) IMAP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) CDMA
3 4 (50.00%) GPRS
3 4 (50.00%) GSM
3 4 (50.00%) SGSN
3 4 (50.00%) POP3
4 3 (37.50%) Softswitch
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) SNMP
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) MGCP
4 3 (37.50%) RTP
5 2 (25.00%) GGSN
6 1 (12.50%) DMZ
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Escalation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) MAPI
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Product Management
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C++
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) IBM