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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 74 75 88
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 18 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.49% 1.30% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.70% 5.49% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 2
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% +17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
383 237 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.76% 23.65% 24.86%
Number of salaries quoted 327 212 240
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,600 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(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
Caerphilly - 11 £45,000 -
Torfaen - 5 £27,500 - 1
Cardiff -7 2 - -
Solaris
Wales

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (82.61%) UNIX
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) Red Hat
3 12 (52.17%) HP
3 12 (52.17%) Oracle
3 12 (52.17%) VMware
4 11 (47.83%) Clustering
4 11 (47.83%) Apache
4 11 (47.83%) RHCE
4 11 (47.83%) Veritas
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) Dell
5 8 (34.78%) SAP Certification
5 8 (34.78%) ISO 9001
5 8 (34.78%) SAP
5 8 (34.78%) MySQL
5 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (30.43%) Firewall
6 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
6 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) AIX
6 7 (30.43%) ITIL
6 7 (30.43%) Internet
7 5 (21.74%) VoIP
7 5 (21.74%) SaaS
8 4 (17.39%) Puppet
8 4 (17.39%) 3PAR

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (47.83%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (21.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
1 7 (30.43%) Internet
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) VoIP
3 4 (17.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Support Specialist
2 7 (30.43%) UNIX Specialist
2 7 (30.43%) UNIX Support
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Support
4 4 (17.39%) UNIX Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Support
5 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) LAMP
2 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) UNIX
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) AIX
3 4 (17.39%) HPUX
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
3 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 4 (17.39%) Resilience Testing
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL V2
4 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) RHCE
2 8 (34.78%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) ISO 9001
1 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Firmware
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Server
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
2 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Red Hat
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 12 (52.17%) HP
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) Veritas
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) Dell
4 8 (34.78%) SAP
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) NetApp
5 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
5 4 (17.39%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy
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