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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 93 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.23% 0.88% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.96% 3.50% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 6
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
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
314 343 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.40% 25.05% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 290 318 287
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 23 October 2014. 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 0 3 £38,000 -15.55% 3
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) Red Hat
3 14 (63.64%) UNIX
4 13 (59.09%) ITIL
4 13 (59.09%) VMware
5 12 (54.55%) LAMP
6 9 (40.91%) Apache
6 9 (40.91%) HP
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (27.27%) Service Management
9 6 (27.27%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco
10 5 (22.73%) RHCE
10 5 (22.73%) HPUX
10 5 (22.73%) Oracle
10 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
11 4 (18.18%) IIS
11 4 (18.18%) MCSD
11 4 (18.18%) Windows
11 4 (18.18%) AIX
11 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
11 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (18.18%) Sun
11 4 (18.18%) CCNA
11 4 (18.18%) MCSE

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 9 (40.91%) Apache
2 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) Site Server
3 3 (13.64%) ColdFusion
3 3 (13.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Sales Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) LAMP
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) UNIX
3 5 (22.73%) HPUX
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 4 (18.18%) AIX
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) Resilience Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) RHCE
2 4 (18.18%) MCSD
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
2 4 (18.18%) MCSE
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 13 (59.09%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) HP
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
6 4 (18.18%) Sun
7 3 (13.64%) Remedy
7 3 (13.64%) Dell
7 3 (13.64%) BMC
7 3 (13.64%) NetApp
8 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.55%) Veritas
9 1 (4.55%) SAP
9 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago