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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 81 85 74
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 15 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.16% 1.18% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.30% 4.35% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 7
Average salary £33,250 £45,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.11% +60.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £31,158 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £57,400 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
349 345 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.03% 27.06% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 320 319 266
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +5 15 £33,250 -26.11%
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (85.19%) Linux
1 23 (85.19%) Red Hat
2 20 (74.07%) VMware
3 19 (70.37%) ITIL
4 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (51.85%) HP
6 12 (44.44%) LAMP
6 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (44.44%) Windows
7 11 (40.74%) UNIX
7 11 (40.74%) RHCE
7 11 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (37.04%) NetApp
8 10 (37.04%) Service Management
9 9 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (33.33%) Apache
10 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (29.63%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
12 6 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (22.22%) Competitive Intelligence
12 6 (22.22%) Change Management
12 6 (22.22%) Degree
13 5 (18.52%) HPUX
14 4 (14.81%) MCSE
14 4 (14.81%) N-Tier
14 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000
14 4 (14.81%) MCSD
14 4 (14.81%) Oracle

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
2 4 (14.81%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) Site Server
3 3 (11.11%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Sales Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) LAMP
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) N-Tier
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) UNIX
3 11 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (29.63%) Windows 2000 Server
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (18.52%) HPUX
6 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000
7 3 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) ITIL
2 10 (37.04%) Service Management
3 6 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Competitive Intelligence
3 6 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) RHCE
2 9 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (14.81%) MCSE
4 4 (14.81%) MCSD
4 4 (14.81%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Red Hat
2 20 (74.07%) VMware
3 14 (51.85%) HP
4 10 (37.04%) NetApp
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 4 (14.81%) Sun
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco
7 3 (11.11%) BMC
7 3 (11.11%) Remedy
7 3 (11.11%) JBoss
8 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
8 2 (7.41%) Dell