The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 93 94 70
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 9 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.78% 0.50% 1.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.69% 1.67% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 12
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Solaris
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 South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
334 360 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.84% 30.23% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 306 301 169
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Solaris
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the South Wales region.

Solaris Salary Trend in South Wales

Solaris
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in South Wales

Solaris
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +2 5 £37,500 -2.59%
Cardiff -3 3 £49,500 -
Bridgend - 1 £37,500 -
Solaris
Wales

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 28 (96.55%) Unix
2 18 (62.07%) Linux
3 17 (58.62%) Red Hat
4 14 (48.28%) Veritas
5 12 (41.38%) VMware
6 11 (37.93%) Clustering
6 11 (37.93%) AIX
6 11 (37.93%) IBM
6 11 (37.93%) ITIL
7 10 (34.48%) SAP
7 10 (34.48%) HP
8 9 (31.03%) Firewall
8 9 (31.03%) Oracle
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
9 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
9 8 (27.59%) NetBackup
10 7 (24.14%) RHCE
10 7 (24.14%) SAN
10 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
11 6 (20.69%) Oracle ZFS
11 6 (20.69%) NFS
11 6 (20.69%) Windows
11 6 (20.69%) Apache
11 6 (20.69%) Degree
11 6 (20.69%) High Availability
12 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
12 5 (17.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (17.24%) Axway
12 5 (17.24%) CLARiiON

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (20.69%) Apache
2 5 (17.24%) NetWeaver
3 3 (10.34%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (24.14%) SAN
4 5 (17.24%) Internet
5 2 (6.90%) SSH
5 2 (6.90%) Telnet
6 1 (3.45%) DNS
6 1 (3.45%) PuTTY
6 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Administrator
2 9 (31.03%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) SAP Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Unix Support
5 3 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 3 (10.34%) Designer
5 3 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Linux Support
5 3 (10.34%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
5 3 (10.34%) Unix Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) SAP Basis
2 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.90%) COM
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Clustering
2 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
3 5 (17.24%) CLARiiON
4 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Fintech
5 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Unix
2 18 (62.07%) Linux
3 11 (37.93%) AIX
4 6 (20.69%) Windows
5 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) HPUX
7 1 (3.45%) SUSE
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) High Availability
3 5 (17.24%) Change Management
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Server Building
5 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
5 3 (10.34%) Coaching
5 3 (10.34%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.34%) Resilience Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.90%) Process Management
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Change Control
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) RHCE
2 6 (20.69%) Degree
3 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.79%) SAP Certification
5 3 (10.34%) SCSA
5 3 (10.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO 9001
1 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (13.79%) ISO22301
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) NFS
2 5 (17.24%) Samba
2 5 (17.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Firmware
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Server
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) NetBackup
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (17.24%) Tivoli
3 5 (17.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Ansible
4 3 (10.34%) Puppet
5 1 (3.45%) BladeLogic
5 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Red Hat
2 14 (48.28%) Veritas
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 11 (37.93%) IBM
5 10 (34.48%) HP
5 10 (34.48%) SAP
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) Axway
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco
7 5 (17.24%) EMC
7 5 (17.24%) Sun
8 4 (13.79%) 3PAR
8 4 (13.79%) NetApp
9 3 (10.34%) Dell
10 2 (6.90%) Remedy
11 1 (3.45%) BMC
11 1 (3.45%) Citrix
11 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow