The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / North East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 76 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.31% 0.15% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.52% 0.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -  

Solaris is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 132 125 161
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.72% 19.29% 22.27%
Number of salaries quoted 123 105 140
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Solaris as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris 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 in the North East.

Salary trend for Solaris in the North East

Solaris
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +10 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 15 (93.75%) Unix
2 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 12 (75.00%) ITIL
3 12 (75.00%) AIX
3 12 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (75.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (37.50%) SLA
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Law
6 2 (12.50%) VBA
6 2 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
6 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
6 2 (12.50%) Documentum
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (12.50%) Captiva
6 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (12.50%) PuTTY
6 2 (12.50%) WinSCP
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
7 1 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) Sun
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Captiva
1 2 (12.50%) Documentum
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) PuTTY
1 2 (12.50%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Administrator
1 7 (43.75%) Unix Support
2 6 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Support Specialist
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Unix Specialist
2 6 (37.50%) Unix Support Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Documentum Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Documentum Support
4 2 (12.50%) Documentum Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Sun Support
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Unix
2 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 12 (75.00%) AIX
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Sun