The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.06% - 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.41% - 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £55,000 - £23,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,250 £46,500
% change year-on-year -2.64% +1.61%  

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 83 40 53
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 43.92% 26.49% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 61 35 33
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Solaris
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Solaris in Northern Ireland

Solaris
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
County Antrim - 2 £55,000 -
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) oVirt
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreaded Programming

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (100.00%) OpenStack
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Site Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
1 2 (100.00%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet