The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 89 93 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -44
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 4 11 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.38% 0.99% 3.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.60% 3.79% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 34
Average salary £41,000 £43,750 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.28% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £32,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £56,934 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Solaris
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
250 290 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.65% 26.20% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 142 159 201
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,620
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) UNIX
3 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) AIX
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) Veritas
7 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 3 (23.08%) HPUX
7 3 (23.08%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) C#
7 3 (23.08%) C++
7 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) Perl
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (15.38%) Puppet
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) CFEngine
8 2 (15.38%) sed
8 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (15.38%) TDD

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (7.69%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Senior UNIX Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Development Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) Swing
3 1 (7.69%) JMS
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Credit Derivative
1 2 (15.38%) Derivative
1 2 (15.38%) Reference Data
1 2 (15.38%) DTV
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Equities
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) UNIX
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) AIX
4 3 (23.08%) HPUX
5 1 (7.69%) SUSE
5 1 (7.69%) Fedora
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) OOD
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (15.38%) sed
5 2 (15.38%) Korn
5 2 (15.38%) Bourne shell
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) VB
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) CFEngine
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.69%) MOM
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Veritas
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) Sybase
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) Sun
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Hitachi
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
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