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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 65 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 14 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.70% 1.78% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.80% 6.19% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 3
Average salary £27,000 £33,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -37.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
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
206 194 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.97% 28.74% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 172 172 80
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,448 £52,500 £41,000
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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (88.24%) Red Hat
2 13 (76.47%) UNIX
3 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 12 (70.59%) Oracle
4 10 (58.82%) ITIL
5 7 (41.18%) SAN
6 6 (35.29%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
7 5 (29.41%) NetApp
7 5 (29.41%) SLA
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) AIX
8 4 (23.53%) Apache
8 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
8 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 4 (23.53%) WAN
8 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) Veritas
8 4 (23.53%) IBM
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) HP
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) XenApp
8 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
8 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (23.53%) Citrix
8 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Administrator
1 9 (52.94%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Graduate
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Support
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (23.53%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) CMDB
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) UNIX
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) AIX
6 1 (5.88%) HPUX
6 1 (5.88%) Debian
6 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.76%) Server Building
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V2
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) XenApp
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) RHEV
3 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Red Hat
2 12 (70.59%) Oracle
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) NetApp
5 4 (23.53%) Veritas
5 4 (23.53%) IBM
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) HP
5 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
5 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 1 (5.88%) EMC