The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 79 85 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 25 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.79% 1.41% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.13% 5.31% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 14
Average salary £27,500 £33,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -32.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,550 £31,238
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £62,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Solaris
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
408 358 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.23% 26.56% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 350 322 309
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £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 Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Solaris
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Wales region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Wales

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Wales

Solaris
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 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
South Wales +3 25 £27,500 -16.66%
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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 43 (91.49%) UNIX
2 38 (80.85%) Linux
3 35 (74.47%) Oracle
4 27 (57.45%) Red Hat
5 16 (34.04%) Apache
6 15 (31.91%) Veritas
6 15 (31.91%) VMware
6 15 (31.91%) SaaS
7 14 (29.79%) ITIL
8 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
8 12 (25.53%) HP
8 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (23.40%) VoIP
9 11 (23.40%) AIX
9 11 (23.40%) Clustering
10 10 (21.28%) NetBackup
10 10 (21.28%) Windows
10 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
11 9 (19.15%) NetApp
11 9 (19.15%) Node.js
11 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
12 8 (17.02%) 3PAR
12 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (17.02%) SAN
12 8 (17.02%) SAP Certification
12 8 (17.02%) WebLogic
12 8 (17.02%) SAP
12 8 (17.02%) ISO 9001
13 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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 16 (34.04%) Apache
2 9 (19.15%) Node.js
3 8 (17.02%) WebLogic
4 5 (10.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) SaaS
2 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) VoIP
2 8 (17.02%) SAN
3 7 (14.89%) Internet
3 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
4 6 (12.77%) Firewall
5 4 (8.51%) LAN
5 4 (8.51%) WAN
6 1 (2.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Technical Support
2 16 (34.04%) Analyst
3 15 (31.91%) Support Analyst
3 15 (31.91%) Technical Support Analyst
3 15 (31.91%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) UNIX Administrator
4 9 (19.15%) Administrator
5 8 (17.02%) UNIX Support
6 7 (14.89%) UNIX Specialist
6 7 (14.89%) Support Specialist
7 6 (12.77%) UNIX Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Architect
8 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.38%) Graduate
9 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (6.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.38%) Linux Specialist
9 3 (6.38%) Linux Support
10 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
2 4 (8.51%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) Middleware
4 2 (4.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Clustering
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (8.51%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.38%) CMDB
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 43 (91.49%) UNIX
2 38 (80.85%) Linux
3 11 (23.40%) AIX
4 10 (21.28%) Windows
5 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.13%) Debian
7 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) Server Building
4 5 (10.64%) Change Management
5 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.51%) Resilience Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.13%) ITIL V2
8 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.13%) Project Management
8 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) SAP Certification
2 7 (14.89%) RHCE
3 5 (10.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) ISO 9001
1 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Firmware
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Server
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.51%) XenApp
2 2 (4.26%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) RHEV
3 1 (2.13%) NFS
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) NetBackup
2 4 (8.51%) Puppet
2 4 (8.51%) Ansible
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) Oracle
2 27 (57.45%) Red Hat
3 15 (31.91%) VMware
3 15 (31.91%) Veritas
4 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
4 12 (25.53%) HP
5 9 (19.15%) NetApp
6 8 (17.02%) 3PAR
6 8 (17.02%) SAP
7 7 (14.89%) Cisco
8 5 (10.64%) Borland
9 4 (8.51%) Citrix
9 4 (8.51%) IBM
9 4 (8.51%) Dell
10 1 (2.13%) EMC