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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 68 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.30% 1.02% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.21% 5.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 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
165 80 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.81% 20.36% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 146 69 63
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
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 24 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) MS Project
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL V2
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Release Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL V2
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy