Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 139 115
Rank change year-on-year +11 -24 +15
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 16 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.48% 0.61% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.82% 2.62% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 43
Wales median annual salary £43,000 £34,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.47% +17.24% -13.43%
10th Percentile £29,105 £26,875 £22,750
90th Percentile £48,125 £39,875 £46,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.75% +2.00% -

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 548 611 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.33% 23.11% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 495 528 648
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,175 £20,500
90th Percentile £54,844 £48,750 £47,725
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +4.17%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Wales

Solaris
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Solaris in Wales

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in Wales

Solaris
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +22 10 £43,000 +26.47%
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales 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 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 (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