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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Wales / South Wales
Rank 74 88 97
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 4 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.46% 0.92% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 3.14% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 4
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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 South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
184 318 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.17% 29.20% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 169 295 292
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bridgend +13 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Cardiff +15 1 £42,500 +8.97%
Solaris
Wales

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 9 (90.00%) Unix
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) AIX
5 3 (30.00%) HPUX
5 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (30.00%) Debian
5 3 (30.00%) CentOS
5 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) vSphere
6 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Avaya
7 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) LPAR
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) AIX
3 3 (30.00%) CentOS
3 3 (30.00%) Debian
3 3 (30.00%) HPUX
3 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Coaching
1 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle