The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 63 63 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 5 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.75% 1.68% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.01% 6.79% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 1
Average salary £26,875 £33,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.56% -37.14%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +8.23%
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 Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
166 162 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.92% 24.70% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 130 142 97
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,500 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Solaris
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Cardiff

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) SLA
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
5 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL V2
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) MS Office
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) Apache
6 2 (28.57%) Veritas
6 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
6 2 (28.57%) CMDB
7 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (14.29%) High Availability
7 1 (14.29%) ITSM
7 1 (14.29%) Service Management
7 1 (14.29%) EMC
7 1 (14.29%) NetApp
7 1 (14.29%) SQLPlus

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL V2
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Companies House
Salary: £24,594 - £29,115 plus on call allowance (+ EXCELLENT BENEFITS)
Posted: 2 days ago