The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 83 98 86
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 13 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.07% 0.32% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.53% 1.27% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 12
Average salary £33,000 £28,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £28,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
287 314 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.54% 24.84% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 261 286 271
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Solaris
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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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales +11 13 £33,000 +17.85%
Solaris
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Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 25 (92.59%) Linux
2 21 (77.78%) UNIX
3 19 (70.37%) Red Hat
4 17 (62.96%) Oracle
5 15 (55.56%) VMware
6 13 (48.15%) AIX
6 13 (48.15%) Apache
7 12 (44.44%) HP
7 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (40.74%) ITIL
9 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
9 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
10 9 (33.33%) Service Management
11 8 (29.63%) HACMP
11 8 (29.63%) Clustering
11 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
11 8 (29.63%) MySQL
11 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
12 7 (25.93%) SLA
12 7 (25.93%) SAN
12 7 (25.93%) SUSE
12 7 (25.93%) Remedy
12 7 (25.93%) Change Management
13 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 6 (22.22%) HPUX
14 5 (18.52%) JBoss
14 5 (18.52%) SQL
14 5 (18.52%) Dell
14 5 (18.52%) RHCE

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (48.15%) Apache
2 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
2 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) LDAP
2 3 (11.11%) FTP
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (7.41%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Ant
1 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (18.52%) Advertising
2 4 (14.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) LAMP
2 3 (11.11%) Spring
2 3 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) HACMP
1 8 (29.63%) Clustering
2 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Linux
2 21 (77.78%) UNIX
3 13 (48.15%) AIX
4 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (25.93%) SUSE
6 6 (22.22%) HPUX
7 4 (14.81%) Windows
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Service Management
3 7 (25.93%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Competitive Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) RHCE
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (14.81%) PowerHA
2 4 (14.81%) Xen
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
1 5 (18.52%) Cobbler
2 4 (14.81%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (11.11%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Red Hat
2 17 (62.96%) Oracle
3 15 (55.56%) VMware
4 12 (44.44%) HP
5 7 (25.93%) Remedy
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) Borland
7 5 (18.52%) SolarWinds
7 5 (18.52%) Dell
7 5 (18.52%) JBoss
8 4 (14.81%) BMC
8 4 (14.81%) NetApp
8 4 (14.81%) Veritas
8 4 (14.81%) Sun
9 2 (7.41%) Capita
9 2 (7.41%) Brocade
9 2 (7.41%) Cisco
10 1 (3.70%) Sybase