The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 70 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 19 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.71% 1.28% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.96% 5.32% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 8
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £31,238 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
319 263 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.64% 24.08% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 289 242 209
Average salary £33,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
Wales

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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 12 £33,000 -37.14%
Caerphilly +10 4 £70,000 +22.80%
Solaris
Wales

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 31 (88.57%) Red Hat
2 29 (82.86%) Linux
3 24 (68.57%) VMware
4 22 (62.86%) HP
5 19 (54.29%) ITIL
5 19 (54.29%) UNIX
6 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (48.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (45.71%) LAMP
8 13 (37.14%) Apache
8 13 (37.14%) RHCE
9 12 (34.29%) Windows
9 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (31.43%) AIX
10 11 (31.43%) HPUX
10 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
11 10 (28.57%) NetApp
11 10 (28.57%) Service Management
12 9 (25.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (22.86%) Oracle
13 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (22.86%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
14 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
14 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
14 7 (20.00%) BMC
14 7 (20.00%) Clustering
14 7 (20.00%) Back Office
14 7 (20.00%) HACMP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (37.14%) Apache
2 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 4 (11.43%) Site Server
3 3 (8.57%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (20.00%) Back Office
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Systems Engineer
2 13 (37.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Administrator
5 5 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (11.43%) Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Sales Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) UNIX Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Server Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) LAMP
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) HACMP
1 7 (20.00%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Linux
2 19 (54.29%) UNIX
3 17 (48.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (34.29%) Windows
4 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (31.43%) AIX
5 11 (31.43%) HPUX
6 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (22.86%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (11.43%) SUSE
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Service Management
3 6 (17.14%) Change Management
3 6 (17.14%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) Competitive Intelligence
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) RHCE
2 9 (25.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (17.14%) Degree
5 4 (11.43%) MCSD
5 4 (11.43%) MCSE
5 4 (11.43%) CCNA
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (11.43%) Puppet
2 4 (11.43%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 31 (88.57%) Red Hat
2 24 (68.57%) VMware
3 22 (62.86%) HP
4 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
5 10 (28.57%) NetApp
6 8 (22.86%) Oracle
7 7 (20.00%) BMC
7 7 (20.00%) Remedy
8 6 (17.14%) SolarWinds
8 6 (17.14%) Dell
9 4 (11.43%) Cisco
9 4 (11.43%) Sun
10 3 (8.57%) JBoss