The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 82 78
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.27% 0.80% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.21% 3.30% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 23
Median salary £29,951 £33,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.23% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,512 £23,250 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £30,390 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -3.22% -1.06%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 165 273 381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 22.66% 24.40% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 152 236 331
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Solaris
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Solaris in South Wales

Solaris
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +7 2 £29,951 +1.52% 1
Solaris
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (42.86%) Replication
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) Clustering
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
5 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) MongoDB

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) OLTP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (42.86%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Borland
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas
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