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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 61 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.33% 0.20% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.37% 0.86% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £51,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
146 116 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.21% 23.15% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 132 107 69
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +18.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £57,150 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 10 (83.33%) LAMP
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) UNIX
4 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) RHCE
5 5 (41.67%) Apache
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (25.00%) ColdFusion
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) JBoss
6 3 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (16.67%) HPUX
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) MS Project
7 2 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) Dell
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) NetApp
7 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (16.67%) Service Management
7 2 (16.67%) Finance

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) ColdFusion
2 3 (25.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Release Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) LAMP
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) HPUX
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) RHCE
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Dell
2 2 (16.67%) NetApp