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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 64 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.18% 0.61% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.87% 2.65% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%

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
115 151 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.57% 23.16% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 106 135 145
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 January 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Avaya
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Replication
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Coaching
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
1 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle