Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 52 -
Rank change year-on-year -29 - +95
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 6 50 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.65% 4.32% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.25% 15.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 26 0
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £65,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.50% - -
North East median annual salary £65,000 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year +62.50% - -

Solaris is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 267 318 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 28.86% 27.48% 20.42%
Number of salaries quoted 238 248 177
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £21,329 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,450 £48,562 £51,250
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +8.06%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris 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 in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Solaris in Tyne and Wear

Solaris
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 6 £65,000 +62.50%
Solaris
North East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) HPUX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss
1 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Sun
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) SUSE
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
1 6 (100.00%) PlateSpin
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
1 6 (100.00%) KVM
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (83.33%) OpenStack
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) Opsware
2 5 (83.33%) NAS
2 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (83.33%) MQSeries
2 5 (83.33%) OpenStack
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) LDAP
1 5 (83.33%) NAS
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) FCoE
2 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Unix Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) HPUX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) SUSE
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
2 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) C-shell
1 3 (50.00%) Korn
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) KVM
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (33.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) PlateSpin
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Sun
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Cognos
2 5 (83.33%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Opsware
3 3 (50.00%) Borland