The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 101 79 55
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -24
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.71% 1.60% 3.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.65% 5.95% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 18
Average salary £44,750 £42,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.67% +47.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,250 £34,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
377 336 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.64% 26.86% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 205 209 159
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
Scotland

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Solaris
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Glasgow

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 27 (71.05%) UNIX
1 27 (71.05%) Linux
2 17 (44.74%) AIX
3 15 (39.47%) Oracle
3 15 (39.47%) Finance
4 14 (36.84%) Java
5 13 (34.21%) Shell Script
6 12 (31.58%) Windows
6 12 (31.58%) OO
6 12 (31.58%) WebSphere
7 11 (28.95%) J2EE
8 10 (26.32%) Perl
9 8 (21.05%) HTML
9 8 (21.05%) TDD
9 8 (21.05%) jQuery
10 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (18.42%) Mule
10 7 (18.42%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (18.42%) RSpec
10 7 (18.42%) Cucumber
10 7 (18.42%) Jasmine
10 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
10 7 (18.42%) TIBCO EMS
10 7 (18.42%) Ruby
10 7 (18.42%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (18.42%) Spring
10 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
10 7 (18.42%) CSS
10 7 (18.42%) XML
10 7 (18.42%) SQL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 7 (18.42%) TIBCO EMS
2 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
2 7 (18.42%) Mule
3 6 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle BPEL
4 2 (5.26%) GemFire
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) HTTP
2 4 (10.53%) HTTPS
2 4 (10.53%) SSL
2 4 (10.53%) SAN
2 4 (10.53%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.63%) NAS
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MySQL
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) RSpec
1 7 (18.42%) Cucumber
1 7 (18.42%) Jasmine
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
2 5 (13.16%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Advertising
3 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 3 (7.89%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Military
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Administrator
3 7 (18.42%) Ruby Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (13.16%) Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) DBA
5 5 (13.16%) Programmer
5 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Specialist
5 5 (13.16%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 4 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (7.89%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Java Analyst Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior UNIX Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) J2EE
2 8 (21.05%) HTML
2 8 (21.05%) jQuery
3 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
3 7 (18.42%) Spring
3 7 (18.42%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (18.42%) JMS
3 7 (18.42%) CSS
3 7 (18.42%) XML
4 6 (15.79%) Swing
4 6 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (13.16%) Backbone.js
5 5 (13.16%) Ember.js
6 1 (2.63%) HornetQ
6 1 (2.63%) HTML5
6 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Equities
1 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
1 5 (13.16%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.63%) DTV
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) UNIX
1 27 (71.05%) Linux
2 17 (44.74%) AIX
3 12 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (15.79%) Mac OS X
4 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.63%) CentOS
6 1 (2.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) OO
2 8 (21.05%) TDD
3 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (18.42%) OOD
3 7 (18.42%) SOA
4 6 (15.79%) BDD
5 5 (13.16%) MVC
5 5 (13.16%) Pair Programming
5 5 (13.16%) Web Development
6 3 (7.89%) E-business
7 2 (5.26%) Test Management
7 2 (5.26%) BPEL
7 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.63%) Scrum
8 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) Shell Script
3 10 (26.32%) Perl
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) Python
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.42%) Ruby
5 6 (15.79%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (5.26%) sed
6 2 (5.26%) Korn
6 2 (5.26%) Bourne shell
6 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.26%) C
7 1 (2.63%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) MOM
1 6 (15.79%) Capistrano
2 3 (7.89%) Data Guard
3 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 2 (5.26%) CFEngine
3 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) Control-M
4 1 (2.63%) Nagios
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) JBoss
2 7 (18.42%) IBM
2 7 (18.42%) TIBCO
3 6 (15.79%) HP
4 4 (10.53%) Informatica
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.89%) Veritas
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) EMC
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) Sun
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) Sybase
6 2 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) CommVault
7 1 (2.63%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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