The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 55 45 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.51% 0.71% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.61% 3.17% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Solaris
Tyne and Wear

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

Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
124 63 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.63% 22.34% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 99 57 78
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solaris
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) GPFS
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) IBM AIX Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) HACMP
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Telnet
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) SAS Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) FTP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Telnet
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Base SAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) AIX Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX Support
1 2 (66.67%) AIX Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) HACMP
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) IBM AIX Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SAS Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) GPFS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica