The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 63 63
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 0 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.36% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.68% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Average salary - £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,164 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -4.08%
Solaris
England

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

Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
159 119 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.31% 21.36% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 126 99 140
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,700 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £47,500 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Solaris
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Solaris Salary Trend in the North East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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