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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 69 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 15 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.77% 1.36% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.28% 4.95% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 3
Average salary £27,250 £33,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.42% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £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
206 182 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.26% 27.53% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 181 167 122
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 2 September 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 17 (89.47%) Red Hat
2 15 (78.95%) UNIX
3 14 (73.68%) Linux
4 12 (63.16%) Oracle
5 9 (47.37%) ITIL
6 8 (42.11%) SAN
7 7 (36.84%) VMware
8 6 (31.58%) Degree
8 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (26.32%) Performance Management
9 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
9 5 (26.32%) NetApp
9 5 (26.32%) Web Services
9 5 (26.32%) Windows
9 5 (26.32%) AIX
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
10 4 (21.05%) Apache
10 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
10 4 (21.05%) LAN
10 4 (21.05%) WAN
10 4 (21.05%) SLA
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco
10 4 (21.05%) IBM
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (21.05%) HP
10 4 (21.05%) Citrix
10 4 (21.05%) Veritas
10 4 (21.05%) Middleware
10 4 (21.05%) XenApp
10 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (21.05%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Administrator
2 10 (52.63%) UNIX Administrator
3 5 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (21.05%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (21.05%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) Graduate
6 2 (10.53%) Junior
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
7 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) UNIX Support
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Junior Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Graduate Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (21.05%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (15.79%) CMDB
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) EMC VNX
5 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) UNIX
2 14 (73.68%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) AIX
5 2 (10.53%) HPUX
6 1 (5.26%) Debian
6 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Management
3 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.53%) Server Building
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VB
1 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) XenApp
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) RHEV
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Red Hat
2 12 (63.16%) Oracle
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) NetApp
5 4 (21.05%) Veritas
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) IBM
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) 3PAR
5 4 (21.05%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Prospero Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 25 days a/l, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago