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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 75 94 88
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 27 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.02% 0.93% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.63% 3.77% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 11
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,625 £33,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +8.23%
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
407 318 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.42% 24.56% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 358 292 284
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +22 27 £30,000 -9.09% 2
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (90.63%) UNIX
2 25 (78.13%) Linux
3 22 (68.75%) Oracle
4 18 (56.25%) Red Hat
5 14 (43.75%) Apache
6 13 (40.63%) Veritas
7 11 (34.38%) HP
7 11 (34.38%) VoIP
7 11 (34.38%) VMware
7 11 (34.38%) Clustering
8 10 (31.25%) ITIL
8 10 (31.25%) RHCE
9 9 (28.13%) NetBackup
10 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (25.00%) SAP Certification
10 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (25.00%) ISO 9001
10 8 (25.00%) SAP
10 8 (25.00%) Windows
10 8 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (25.00%) SaaS
11 7 (21.88%) AIX
11 7 (21.88%) MySQL
11 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
11 7 (21.88%) Dell
11 7 (21.88%) Internet
11 7 (21.88%) Firewall
12 6 (18.75%) SQL
12 6 (18.75%) JavaScript

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (43.75%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) Node.js
3 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) VoIP
2 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
2 7 (21.88%) Internet
2 7 (21.88%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
1 11 (34.38%) Technical Support
2 8 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) UNIX Support
3 7 (21.88%) Support Specialist
3 7 (21.88%) UNIX Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Support
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
2 3 (9.38%) LAMP
3 2 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) CMDB
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) UNIX
2 25 (78.13%) Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (21.88%) AIX
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.38%) HPUX
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Resilience Testing
3 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL V2
4 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) ITSM
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
1 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) RHCE
2 8 (25.00%) SAP Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 8 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Server
1 4 (12.50%) Firmware
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) NetBackup
2 4 (12.50%) Ansible
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Oracle
2 18 (56.25%) Red Hat
3 13 (40.63%) Veritas
4 11 (34.38%) HP
4 11 (34.38%) VMware
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) SAP
6 7 (21.88%) Dell
7 5 (15.63%) NetApp
8 4 (12.50%) 3PAR
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco
9 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
10 2 (6.25%) Borland
11 1 (3.13%) Remedy
11 1 (3.13%) EMC
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