The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 62 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 5 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.77% 0.45% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.16% 1.92% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 10
Median salary £21,500 £27,125 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% -17.80%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
158 156 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.46% 23.64% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 136 127 122
Median salary £37,000 £35,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.22% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,750 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) SLA
3 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Service Management
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) ITSM
3 6 (66.67%) MS Office
3 6 (66.67%) SQLPlus
3 6 (66.67%) Remedy
3 6 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL V2
3 6 (66.67%) High Availability
3 6 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (66.67%) ServiceNow
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 6 (66.67%) Fintech
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Presales
5 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (11.11%) Server Building
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 6 (66.67%) SQLPlus
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Service Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Unix Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Operations Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Support
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Fintech
1 6 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) High Availability
2 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL V2
2 6 (66.67%) ITSM
2 6 (66.67%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Remedy
2 6 (66.67%) ServiceNow
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas
4 1 (11.11%) VMware