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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 64 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.32% 0.42% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.38% 1.80% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £51,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
145 111 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.50% 23.27% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 129 97 64
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,200 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £68,000
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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) LAMP
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) MS Project
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) JBoss
5 2 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (33.33%) ColdFusion
5 2 (33.33%) RHCE
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) NetApp

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Release Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) RHCE
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp