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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 87 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.28% 1.06% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.15% 4.39% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 9
Average salary £38,000 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.82% -19.44%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
262 296 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.15% 24.18% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 248 274 265
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
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 31 October 2014. 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
Cardiff -1 2 - - 1
Caerphilly +4 1 £38,000 -25.85%
Solaris
Wales

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) Red Hat
3 14 (63.64%) UNIX
4 13 (59.09%) ITIL
4 13 (59.09%) VMware
5 12 (54.55%) LAMP
6 9 (40.91%) Apache
6 9 (40.91%) HP
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (27.27%) Service Management
9 6 (27.27%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco
10 5 (22.73%) RHCE
10 5 (22.73%) HPUX
10 5 (22.73%) Oracle
10 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
11 4 (18.18%) IIS
11 4 (18.18%) MCSD
11 4 (18.18%) Windows
11 4 (18.18%) AIX
11 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
11 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (18.18%) Sun
11 4 (18.18%) CCNA
11 4 (18.18%) MCSE

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 9 (40.91%) Apache
2 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) Site Server
3 3 (13.64%) JBoss
3 3 (13.64%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Sales Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 2 (9.09%) Release Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) LAMP
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) UNIX
3 5 (22.73%) HPUX
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 4 (18.18%) AIX
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) Resilience Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) RHCE
2 4 (18.18%) MCSD
2 4 (18.18%) MCSE
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 13 (59.09%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) HP
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco
6 4 (18.18%) Sun
7 3 (13.64%) Dell
7 3 (13.64%) BMC
7 3 (13.64%) NetApp
7 3 (13.64%) Remedy
8 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
9 1 (4.55%) Veritas
9 1 (4.55%) SAP
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