The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 84 90 94
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 30 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.32% 1.34% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.52% 5.88% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 11
Median salary £44,750 £47,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £44,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -2.17%
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
352 289 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.18% 22.81% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 174 150 211
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 35 (83.33%) Linux
2 28 (66.67%) AIX
3 25 (59.52%) Unix
4 20 (47.62%) Oracle
5 17 (40.48%) SAN
5 17 (40.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (38.10%) IBM
7 14 (33.33%) Sun
7 14 (33.33%) HP
7 14 (33.33%) Perl
8 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
9 12 (28.57%) Shell Script
10 11 (26.19%) Veritas
11 10 (23.81%) HPUX
11 10 (23.81%) VMware
12 8 (19.05%) WebSphere
12 8 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
12 8 (19.05%) Firewall
13 7 (16.67%) SSL
13 7 (16.67%) Internet
13 7 (16.67%) HTTP
13 7 (16.67%) Windows
13 7 (16.67%) Java
13 7 (16.67%) Korn
13 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (16.67%) Banking
13 7 (16.67%) NetBackup
14 6 (14.29%) Finance
14 6 (14.29%) SSH

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 8 (19.05%) WebSphere
1 8 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) SAN
2 8 (19.05%) Firewall
2 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 7 (16.67%) HTTP
3 7 (16.67%) Internet
3 7 (16.67%) SSL
4 6 (14.29%) DNS
4 6 (14.29%) SSH
5 2 (4.76%) LAN
5 2 (4.76%) VLAN
5 2 (4.76%) WAN
6 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (16.67%) Banking
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Administrator
2 15 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (21.43%) Solaris Administrator
3 9 (21.43%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 8 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Unix Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) HPUX Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (7.14%) Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) CSS
1 4 (9.52%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (7.14%) X-Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Middleware
3 2 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) CSS3
4 1 (2.38%) HTML5
4 1 (2.38%) jQuery
4 1 (2.38%) JSON
4 1 (2.38%) JSP
4 1 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) DataPower
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (83.33%) Linux
2 28 (66.67%) AIX
3 25 (59.52%) Unix
4 17 (40.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (23.81%) HPUX
6 7 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (7.14%) CentOS
7 3 (7.14%) Mac OS X
7 3 (7.14%) OpenVMS
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 3 (7.14%) Information Security
4 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (4.76%) High Availability
5 2 (4.76%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.38%) CRM
6 1 (2.38%) ERP
6 1 (2.38%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL
6 1 (2.38%) OO
6 1 (2.38%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (2.38%) Security Operations
6 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Perl
2 12 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 7 (16.67%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) Korn
4 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) COBIT
1 2 (4.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) Sendmail
3 3 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (7.14%) Veritas File System
3 3 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 5 (11.90%) Tivoli
3 4 (9.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.38%) Nagios
5 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Oracle
2 16 (38.10%) IBM
3 14 (33.33%) HP
3 14 (33.33%) Sun
4 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
5 11 (26.19%) Veritas
6 10 (23.81%) VMware
7 5 (11.90%) EMC
8 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.14%) Citrix
9 3 (7.14%) Dell
10 2 (4.76%) NetApp
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