The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 65 70 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -43
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 5 3 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.60% 0.45% 6.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.48% 1.88% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 51
Average salary £32,597 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.29% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £32,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £36,008 £37,700 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
202 160 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 24.43% 23.92% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 165 144 226
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
England

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the North East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in the North East

Solaris
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +4 4 £31,500 -3.07% 3
Durham - 1 £33,695 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 19 (70.37%) UNIX
2 18 (66.67%) Oracle
2 18 (66.67%) Linux
3 12 (44.44%) ITIL
4 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
4 11 (40.74%) Apache
4 11 (40.74%) MySQL
4 11 (40.74%) SUSE
4 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
5 9 (33.33%) SAP
5 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (25.93%) IBM
7 7 (25.93%) Tivoli
7 7 (25.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
7 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
7 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (22.22%) LANDesk
8 6 (22.22%) Amdocs
8 6 (22.22%) Handset
8 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 6 (22.22%) McAfee
8 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 6 (22.22%) LAN
8 6 (22.22%) WAN
8 6 (22.22%) Change Control
9 5 (18.52%) LAMP
9 5 (18.52%) Management Information System

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (40.74%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) LAN
1 6 (22.22%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MySQL
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Electronics
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 3 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Linux Support
2 7 (25.93%) Server Support
2 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Server Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Server Support Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Linux Support Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Linux Server Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Handset
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) UNIX
2 18 (66.67%) Linux
3 11 (40.74%) SUSE
4 9 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (22.22%) Change Control
4 5 (18.52%) Matrix Management
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Time Management
7 1 (3.70%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Oracle
2 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
3 9 (33.33%) SAP
4 7 (25.93%) IBM
5 6 (22.22%) McAfee
5 6 (22.22%) Amdocs
5 6 (22.22%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.70%) Sun
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago