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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 70 75 79
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 27 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.14% 1.38% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.83% 4.82% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 13
Average salary £27,500 £33,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.29% -26.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,900 £31,158
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £78,000 £57,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
345 311 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.36% 28.56% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 309 290 279
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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
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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
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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 -5 14 £27,000 -18.18% 1
Torfaen - 10 £27,500 -
Caerphilly +8 2 £43,500 -37.85%
Solaris
Wales

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 50 (92.59%) UNIX
2 43 (79.63%) Linux
3 39 (72.22%) Oracle
4 30 (55.56%) Red Hat
5 18 (33.33%) Apache
5 18 (33.33%) SaaS
6 17 (31.48%) VMware
6 17 (31.48%) Veritas
7 16 (29.63%) ITIL
8 14 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 14 (25.93%) HP
8 14 (25.93%) AIX
9 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
9 13 (24.07%) Clustering
10 12 (22.22%) NetBackup
10 12 (22.22%) Node.js
10 12 (22.22%) AngularJS
11 11 (20.37%) SAP
11 11 (20.37%) Windows
11 11 (20.37%) VoIP
12 10 (18.52%) ISO 9001
12 10 (18.52%) SAP Certification
12 10 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (16.67%) RHCE
13 9 (16.67%) Internet
13 9 (16.67%) NetApp
13 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 8 (14.81%) WebLogic

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 18 (33.33%) Apache
2 12 (22.22%) Node.js
3 8 (14.81%) WebLogic
4 5 (9.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.33%) SaaS
2 14 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) VoIP
2 9 (16.67%) Internet
2 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.81%) SAN
3 8 (14.81%) Firewall
4 4 (7.41%) WAN
4 4 (7.41%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) DNS
5 1 (1.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.41%) MySQL
General
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Electronics
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Technical Support
2 16 (29.63%) Analyst
3 15 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 15 (27.78%) Technical Support Analyst
3 15 (27.78%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) Administrator
4 10 (18.52%) UNIX Administrator
5 9 (16.67%) UNIX Support
6 8 (14.81%) Support Specialist
6 8 (14.81%) UNIX Specialist
7 7 (12.96%) UNIX Engineer
8 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (7.41%) Architect
9 4 (7.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.56%) Linux Specialist
10 3 (5.56%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 5 (9.26%) Web Services
3 4 (7.41%) COM
4 3 (5.56%) Middleware
5 1 (1.85%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Clustering
2 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (5.56%) CMDB
6 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.85%) DTV
7 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 50 (92.59%) UNIX
2 43 (79.63%) Linux
3 14 (25.93%) AIX
4 11 (20.37%) Windows
5 7 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.70%) HPUX
8 1 (1.85%) Debian
8 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.96%) Change Management
4 6 (11.11%) Server Building
5 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.41%) Resilience Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.41%) Performance Management
5 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.85%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.85%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.85%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.85%) ITIL V2
8 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.85%) VB
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) SAP Certification
2 9 (16.67%) RHCE
3 6 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) ISO 9001
1 10 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Firmware
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Server
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.41%) XenApp
2 2 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) RHEV
3 1 (1.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.41%) Ansible
2 4 (7.41%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 39 (72.22%) Oracle
2 30 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 17 (31.48%) VMware
3 17 (31.48%) Veritas
4 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.93%) HP
5 11 (20.37%) SAP
6 9 (16.67%) NetApp
7 8 (14.81%) Cisco
7 8 (14.81%) 3PAR
8 5 (9.26%) Borland
9 4 (7.41%) Citrix
9 4 (7.41%) IBM
9 4 (7.41%) Dell
10 1 (1.85%) EMC
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 25 days a/l, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago