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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 64 77 64
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.55% 0.14% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 0.58% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.44% -  

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 129 171 165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 23.45% 24.43% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 114 147 141
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) OLTP

Solaris
Top Related 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 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) OLTP
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) VMware