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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 73 68 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -31
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1 1 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.12% 0.15% 4.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.45% 0.58% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 35
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +56.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
223 173 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 26.52% 26.41% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 166 158 196
Average salary £31,625 £33,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 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
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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 -1 1 £37,000 -5.12% 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (72.00%) UNIX
2 17 (68.00%) Linux
3 16 (64.00%) Oracle
4 12 (48.00%) ITIL
5 10 (40.00%) MySQL
5 10 (40.00%) Apache
5 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 10 (40.00%) SUSE
6 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
6 9 (36.00%) Windows
6 9 (36.00%) SAP
7 7 (28.00%) IBM
7 7 (28.00%) Tivoli
7 7 (28.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 7 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) Handset
8 6 (24.00%) Amdocs
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (24.00%) LANDesk
8 6 (24.00%) Change Control
8 6 (24.00%) McAfee
8 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (24.00%) LAN
8 6 (24.00%) WAN
9 5 (20.00%) Matrix Management
9 5 (20.00%) Management Information System

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) LAN
1 6 (24.00%) WAN
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) MySQL
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Electronics
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Linux Support
2 7 (28.00%) Server Support
2 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Server Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Linux Server Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Handset
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) UNIX
2 17 (68.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) SUSE
4 9 (36.00%) Windows
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (24.00%) Change Control
4 5 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Time Management
7 1 (4.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (36.00%) SAP
4 7 (28.00%) IBM
5 6 (24.00%) McAfee
5 6 (24.00%) Amdocs
5 6 (24.00%) LANDesk
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