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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 54 67 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.45% 0.21% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.65% 0.96% -
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 £40,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.44% -  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 121 104 134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 26.95% 21.36% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 110 87 112
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 3 months to 23 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Solaris
North East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 17 (94.44%) Unix
2 15 (83.33%) Linux
3 14 (77.78%) ITIL
3 14 (77.78%) AIX
3 14 (77.78%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (77.78%) Red Hat
4 7 (38.89%) SLA
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) Law
6 2 (11.11%) VBA
6 2 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
6 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 2 (11.11%) Documentum
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.11%) Captiva
6 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (11.11%) PuTTY
6 2 (11.11%) WinSCP
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.56%) Degree
7 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) Sun
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET

Solaris
Top Related 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 2 (11.11%) Captiva
1 2 (11.11%) Documentum
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) PuTTY
1 2 (11.11%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Administrator
1 8 (44.44%) Unix Support
2 7 (38.89%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (38.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (38.89%) Support Specialist
2 7 (38.89%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (38.89%) Unix Specialist
2 7 (38.89%) Unix Support Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Documentum Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Documentum Support
4 2 (11.11%) Documentum Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Sun Support
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Unix
2 15 (83.33%) Linux
3 14 (77.78%) AIX
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.56%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) VBA
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Sun