The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 95 77 88
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 9 29 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.67% 2.08% 1.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.87% 7.18% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 18
Median salary £33,000 £27,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £48,250 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,596 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.95% -3.12%
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
314 404 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.40% 29.00% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 263 346 322
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,980
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Wales

Solaris
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -16 9 £33,000 +20.00% 1
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Remedy
2 13 (92.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (85.71%) Incident Management
3 12 (85.71%) MS Office
4 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (57.14%) BladeLogic
5 8 (57.14%) SSH
5 8 (57.14%) PuTTY
5 8 (57.14%) Server Virtualisation
5 8 (57.14%) VMware ESX
5 8 (57.14%) Telnet
5 8 (57.14%) BMC PATROL
5 8 (57.14%) HP
5 8 (57.14%) BMC
6 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (50.00%) IBM
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (50.00%) Process Management
6 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (42.86%) ITIL
7 6 (42.86%) SQL
7 6 (42.86%) Oracle
8 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
8 5 (35.71%) Windows
8 5 (35.71%) SLA
8 5 (35.71%) Firewall

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 12 (85.71%) MS Office
2 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) PuTTY
1 8 (57.14%) SSH
1 8 (57.14%) Telnet
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
1 5 (35.71%) SQLPlus
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 4 (28.57%) Unix Team Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Unix Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Fintech
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) HPUX
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Incident Management
2 8 (57.14%) Server Virtualisation
3 7 (50.00%) Process Management
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) High Availability
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL V2
5 5 (35.71%) ITSM
5 5 (35.71%) Service Management
6 3 (21.43%) People Management
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (57.14%) VMware ESX
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) BladeLogic
1 8 (57.14%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Remedy
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) BMC
3 8 (57.14%) HP
4 7 (50.00%) IBM
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) ServiceNow
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
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