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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 78 68 47
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.38% 0.48% 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.51% 2.16% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 22
Average salary - £35,000 £24,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +44.62%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
199 139 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 25.19% 22.10% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 161 124 142
Average salary £29,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £23,280
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
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
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 19 December 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 -13 3 - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) IBM AIX Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) HACMP
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) GPFS
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Telnet
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) AIX Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX Support
2 2 (50.00%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Server Support
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) SAS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) HACMP
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) IBM AIX Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SAS Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) GPFS
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica