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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 54 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 19 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.61% 1.36% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.45% 5.35% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 10
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
201 187 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 27.61% 25.48% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 180 169 224
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +1 13 £34,625 +6.53% 3
Northumberland - 4 £37,000 -
Durham - 2 £33,695 - 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (66.67%) Oracle
2 13 (61.90%) UNIX
3 12 (57.14%) Linux
4 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database
5 10 (47.62%) Apache
5 10 (47.62%) MySQL
5 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
5 10 (47.62%) SUSE
6 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (28.57%) Change Control
7 6 (28.57%) LANDesk
7 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (28.57%) Handset
7 6 (28.57%) Amdocs
7 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 6 (28.57%) Tivoli
7 6 (28.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 6 (28.57%) McAfee
7 6 (28.57%) IBM
7 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 6 (28.57%) LAN
7 6 (28.57%) WAN
7 6 (28.57%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) SAP
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL
8 3 (14.29%) DHCP
8 3 (14.29%) DNS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (47.62%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) LAN
1 6 (28.57%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database
2 10 (47.62%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Linux Support
2 6 (28.57%) Linux Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Linux Server Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Server Support
2 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Server Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Handset
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Firmware
3 1 (4.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) UNIX
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
3 10 (47.62%) SUSE
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (28.57%) Change Control
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 6 (28.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
3 6 (28.57%) McAfee
3 6 (28.57%) Amdocs
3 6 (28.57%) SAP
3 6 (28.57%) IBM
3 6 (28.57%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) Northgate
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
Durham
Durham University
Salary: £30728 - £36661
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £34500 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago