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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 62 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.15% 0.20% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.53% 0.87% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +41.81%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
187 115 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 28.29% 22.86% 28.39%
Number of salaries quoted 140 105 133
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 1 £37,000 -5.12% 1
Solaris
North East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) UNIX
2 8 (50.00%) SAP
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) MySQL
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) Apache
3 7 (43.75%) IBM
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 7 (43.75%) Tivoli
3 7 (43.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 7 (43.75%) SUSE
3 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 6 (37.50%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) McAfee
4 6 (37.50%) Handset
4 6 (37.50%) Amdocs
4 6 (37.50%) LANDesk
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Change Control
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (18.75%) DHCP
6 3 (18.75%) DNS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 7 (43.75%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Server Support
1 7 (43.75%) Support Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Server Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Server Support Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Linux Support
1 7 (43.75%) Linux Support Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Linux Server Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Handset
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) UNIX
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) SUSE
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) SAP
2 7 (43.75%) IBM
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) McAfee
3 6 (37.50%) Amdocs
3 6 (37.50%) LANDesk
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago