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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 76 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 30 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.16% 0.86% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.96% 3.14% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 29 10 12
Average salary £27,500 £33,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £32,450 £31,079
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £54,000 £57,450
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
377 350 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.10% 27.24% 26.96%
Number of salaries quoted 332 315 322
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,950 £50,000 £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 4 September 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 4 September 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
South Wales +14 30 £27,500 -16.66% 4
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 52 (92.86%) UNIX
2 43 (76.79%) Linux
3 38 (67.86%) Oracle
4 33 (58.93%) Red Hat
5 20 (35.71%) Apache
5 20 (35.71%) VMware
6 19 (33.93%) Veritas
7 18 (32.14%) SaaS
8 17 (30.36%) ITIL
9 16 (28.57%) AIX
9 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 16 (28.57%) HP
9 16 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (26.79%) Clustering
11 14 (25.00%) NetBackup
12 13 (23.21%) SAP
12 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
13 12 (21.43%) ISO 9001
13 12 (21.43%) SAP Certification
13 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 12 (21.43%) Node.js
13 12 (21.43%) AngularJS
14 11 (19.64%) RHCE
14 11 (19.64%) Internet
14 11 (19.64%) VoIP
14 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
15 10 (17.86%) Windows
16 9 (16.07%) Change Management
16 9 (16.07%) Firewall

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 20 (35.71%) Apache
2 12 (21.43%) Node.js
3 8 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.93%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.14%) SaaS
2 16 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) VoIP
1 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
1 11 (19.64%) Internet
2 9 (16.07%) Firewall
2 9 (16.07%) SAN
3 4 (7.14%) LAN
3 4 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 1 (1.79%) Electronics
1 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.79%) Finance
1 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Technical Support
2 15 (26.79%) Analyst
2 15 (26.79%) Support Analyst
2 15 (26.79%) Technical Support Analyst
2 15 (26.79%) Technical Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Administrator
4 10 (17.86%) UNIX Administrator
4 10 (17.86%) UNIX Support
5 9 (16.07%) UNIX Specialist
5 9 (16.07%) Support Specialist
6 8 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (7.14%) Architect
9 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 4 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (5.36%) Linux Specialist
10 3 (5.36%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 5 (8.93%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) COM
3 4 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) .NET
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Clustering
2 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (5.36%) CMDB
6 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.79%) DTV
7 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 52 (92.86%) UNIX
2 43 (76.79%) Linux
3 16 (28.57%) AIX
4 10 (17.86%) Windows
5 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.57%) HPUX
8 1 (1.79%) Debian
8 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.07%) Change Management
4 6 (10.71%) Server Building
5 5 (8.93%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.14%) Resilience Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.79%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.79%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.79%) Project Management
9 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.79%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.79%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.79%) VB
3 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.79%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) SAP Certification
2 11 (19.64%) RHCE
3 7 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) ISO 9001
1 12 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Firmware
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Server
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.14%) XenApp
2 2 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (1.79%) RHEV
3 1 (1.79%) NFS
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 4 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 38 (67.86%) Oracle
2 33 (58.93%) Red Hat
3 20 (35.71%) VMware
4 19 (33.93%) Veritas
5 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 16 (28.57%) HP
6 13 (23.21%) SAP
7 9 (16.07%) NetApp
8 8 (14.29%) 3PAR
8 8 (14.29%) Cisco
9 5 (8.93%) Borland
10 4 (7.14%) Citrix
10 4 (7.14%) IBM
10 4 (7.14%) Dell
11 1 (1.79%) EMC
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