The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 68 67
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.60% 0.58% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.19% 2.45% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Median salary £30,500 £29,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.38% +10.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,622 £23,100 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £35,900 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,250 £46,500
% change year-on-year -2.64% +1.61%  

Solaris is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 94 163 183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 18.84% 23.83% 23.95%
Number of salaries quoted 86 141 141
Median salary £34,000 £37,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.10% +4.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,023
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £41,980 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Solaris as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Cardiff

Solaris
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Solaris in Cardiff

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Cardiff over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mart
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Unix

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mart
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) OLTP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Support
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas