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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 70 72 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.58% 0.30% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.50% 1.20% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £39,000 - £51,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 - £44,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,800 - £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,160 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +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 Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
160 166 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.29% 24.63% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 141 145 68
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (87.50%) Unix
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) SUSE
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Support
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Web Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Fintech
2 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) HPUX
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V2
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Server Building
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas