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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 86 96 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 18 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.43% 1.07% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.94% 3.98% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 11
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £29,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
303 352 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.07% 26.81% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 160 205 197
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £25,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Oracle
3 18 (75.00%) Oracle Database
4 17 (70.83%) Relational Database
4 17 (70.83%) RDBMS
4 17 (70.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (66.67%) Finance
5 16 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (62.50%) UNIX
7 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
8 13 (54.17%) Shell Script
9 11 (45.83%) Middleware
9 11 (45.83%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (45.83%) Oracle 11i
9 11 (45.83%) WebLogic
9 11 (45.83%) Oracle EBS R12
10 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (41.67%) Performance Analysis
10 10 (41.67%) Perl
10 10 (41.67%) SQL
10 10 (41.67%) AIX
10 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (41.67%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (29.17%) SAN
11 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
11 7 (29.17%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (29.17%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 6 (25.00%) Oracle Utilities

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 11 (45.83%) WebLogic
2 4 (16.67%) JBoss
2 4 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle 11i
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Utilities
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (70.83%) Relational Database
2 17 (70.83%) RDBMS
2 17 (70.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (25.00%) MarkLogic
5 6 (25.00%) MySQL
5 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (25.00%) TimesTen
6 4 (16.67%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) DBA
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (16.67%) Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Middleware Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Server Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Middleware
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) J2EE
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (62.50%) UNIX
4 10 (41.67%) AIX
5 7 (29.17%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
1 10 (41.67%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (25.00%) Validation
2 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.67%) SOA
3 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Shell Script
2 10 (41.67%) Perl
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (25.00%) AWK
3 6 (25.00%) Bourne shell
3 6 (25.00%) sed
4 3 (12.50%) Java
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 4 (16.67%) logstash
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Oracle
2 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (25.00%) Vertica
3 6 (25.00%) MapR
3 6 (25.00%) Sybase
3 6 (25.00%) IBM
4 5 (20.83%) Sun
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits Package
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