The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Caerphilly region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 6 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 14.29% 7.41% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 19.05% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Average salary £45,000 £70,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +22.80%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Solaris
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Caerphilly region.

Operating Systems Category
Caerphilly
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 21 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 21.43% 38.89% 41.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 40
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Caerphilly region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

Solaris
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Caerphilly region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Caerphilly

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
1 11 (100.00%) Veritas
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 11 (100.00%) Clustering
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (72.73%) SAP Certification
2 8 (72.73%) ISO 9001
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) SAP
2 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (63.64%) AIX
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Apache
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) RHCE
3 7 (63.64%) NetBackup
3 7 (63.64%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Server
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) NetApp
4 4 (36.36%) Firmware
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
1 7 (63.64%) Internet
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Support Specialist
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX Specialist
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX Support
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (63.64%) AIX
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
2 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 4 (36.36%) Resilience Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Server Building
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) SAP Certification
2 7 (63.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) ISO 9001
1 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Firmware
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) NetBackup
2 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Veritas
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) SAP
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Dell
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
3 4 (36.36%) 3PAR