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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank - - 18
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - - 8.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £36,250
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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 73 33 26
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 26.26% 25.78% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 60 25 17
Median salary £30,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £33,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
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