Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 103 95
Rank change year-on-year +37 -8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.23% 0.58% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.37% 2.29% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 18
Cardiff median annual salary £43,000 £36,250 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.62% +28.32% -14.39%
10th Percentile £29,105 £32,500 £20,125
90th Percentile £48,125 £42,250 £71,250
South Wales median annual salary £43,000 £33,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +30.30% +13.79% -13.43%

Solaris is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 157 349 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 19.38% 25.46% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 145 311 333
Cardiff median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +10.77%
10th Percentile £23,600 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,250 £52,500 £50,000
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Avaya
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (30.00%) vSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (30.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) NetApp
6 2 (20.00%) Veritas
6 2 (20.00%) AIX
6 2 (20.00%) Apache
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) Internet

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 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 4 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Avaya
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Veritas
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle