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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 107 93
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 5 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.45% 0.22% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.13% 0.77% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 10
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -  

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 235 392 424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 21.34% 28.12% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 205 338 347
Median salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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
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 3 months to 28 March 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
South Wales +14 5 £42,500 +13.33%
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (50.00%) Replication
2 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (37.50%) Debian
3 3 (37.50%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
3 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) HPUX
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) LPAR
5 1 (12.50%) SaaS

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 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) OLTP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (37.50%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
2 3 (37.50%) Debian
2 3 (37.50%) HPUX
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Borland