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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 81 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 23 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.64% 1.66% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.01% 6.34% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 16
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 £24,200 £30,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
383 347 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.34% 26.15% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 329 314 279
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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 +5 23 £27,500 -16.66% 4
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 35 (89.74%) UNIX
2 32 (82.05%) Linux
3 29 (74.36%) Oracle
4 21 (53.85%) Red Hat
5 14 (35.90%) Apache
6 13 (33.33%) ITIL
6 13 (33.33%) Veritas
7 12 (30.77%) HP
7 12 (30.77%) VMware
7 12 (30.77%) SaaS
8 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (28.21%) Clustering
8 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
8 11 (28.21%) VoIP
8 11 (28.21%) Windows
9 10 (25.64%) AIX
10 9 (23.08%) NetBackup
11 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (20.51%) SAP
11 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
11 8 (20.51%) ISO 9001
11 8 (20.51%) SAP Certification
11 8 (20.51%) RHCE
11 8 (20.51%) NetApp
12 7 (17.95%) Internet
12 7 (17.95%) Firewall
12 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
12 7 (17.95%) Node.js
12 7 (17.95%) 3PAR

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (35.90%) Apache
2 7 (17.95%) Node.js
3 5 (12.82%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) SaaS
2 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) VoIP
2 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.95%) Internet
2 7 (17.95%) Firewall
3 5 (12.82%) SAN
4 3 (7.69%) WAN
4 3 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
1 15 (38.46%) Technical Support
2 12 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Technical Support Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) UNIX Specialist
3 7 (17.95%) UNIX Support
3 7 (17.95%) Support Specialist
4 5 (12.82%) Administrator
4 5 (12.82%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Linux Support
6 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Junior
7 2 (5.13%) Graduate
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) Middleware
3 2 (5.13%) COM
4 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.13%) CMDB
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 35 (89.74%) UNIX
2 32 (82.05%) Linux
3 11 (28.21%) Windows
4 10 (25.64%) AIX
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.82%) Change Management
3 5 (12.82%) Server Building
4 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
4 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.26%) Resilience Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL V2
5 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.56%) High Availability
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.56%) Project Management
7 1 (2.56%) Service Management
7 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) SAP Certification
1 8 (20.51%) RHCE
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) ISO 9001
1 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Firmware
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Server
2 3 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) NetBackup
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
2 4 (10.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Oracle
2 21 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 13 (33.33%) Veritas
4 12 (30.77%) VMware
4 12 (30.77%) HP
5 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.51%) SAP
6 8 (20.51%) NetApp
7 7 (17.95%) 3PAR
8 6 (15.38%) Cisco
9 5 (12.82%) Dell
10 4 (10.26%) Borland
11 3 (7.69%) Citrix
11 3 (7.69%) IBM
12 1 (2.56%) EMC
12 1 (2.56%) Remedy
12 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
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