The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 65 50 63
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.39% 0.56% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.45% 2.90% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Solaris
North East

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

Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
138 69 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.80% 19.49% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 111 62 101
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,900 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Solaris
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Solaris
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 2 - -
Solaris
North East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
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%) AIX Engineer
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
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) HACMP
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) IBM AIX Certification
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