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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 103 76 36
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -40
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 5 22 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.38% 2.01% 5.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.39% 8.30% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 35
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £53,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
360 265 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.44% 24.22% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 191 141 181
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 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 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) UNIX
3 14 (60.87%) AIX
4 12 (52.17%) Java
5 10 (43.48%) Finance
5 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) HTML
6 7 (30.43%) OO
6 7 (30.43%) Python
6 7 (30.43%) TDD
6 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
6 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (26.09%) jQuery
7 6 (26.09%) Degree
7 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (26.09%) RSpec
7 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
7 6 (26.09%) Jasmine
7 6 (26.09%) Ruby
7 6 (26.09%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 6 (26.09%) MySQL
7 6 (26.09%) CSS
7 6 (26.09%) IBM
7 6 (26.09%) Mac OS X
7 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
7 6 (26.09%) CoffeeScript
8 5 (21.74%) Backbone.js
8 5 (21.74%) Capistrano
8 5 (21.74%) MVC

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (8.70%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (8.70%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
2 3 (13.04%) SSL
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) RSpec
1 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
1 6 (26.09%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Ruby Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Programmer
3 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Specialist
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Senior UNIX Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Development Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Software Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) jQuery
2 6 (26.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) Backbone.js
3 5 (21.74%) J2EE
3 5 (21.74%) Ember.js
4 3 (13.04%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) Spring
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.70%) Swing
5 2 (8.70%) JMS
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Open Source
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Equities
2 2 (8.70%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (8.70%) Derivative
2 2 (8.70%) Reference Data
2 2 (8.70%) DTV
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) UNIX
3 14 (60.87%) AIX
4 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (26.09%) Mac OS X
5 3 (13.04%) Windows
6 1 (4.35%) HPUX
6 1 (4.35%) SUSE
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) OO
2 7 (30.43%) TDD
2 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (21.74%) MVC
3 5 (21.74%) Pair Programming
3 5 (21.74%) BDD
3 5 (21.74%) Web Development
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) OOD
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) Ruby
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
3 6 (26.09%) CoffeeScript
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Perl
6 3 (13.04%) C++
7 2 (8.70%) Korn
7 2 (8.70%) Bourne shell
7 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
7 2 (8.70%) sed
7 2 (8.70%) C
7 2 (8.70%) C#
8 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.35%) AWK
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Capistrano
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) MOM
2 2 (8.70%) CFEngine
3 1 (4.35%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) IBM
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Veritas
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) Sun
3 2 (8.70%) EMC
3 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.70%) JBoss
3 2 (8.70%) Sybase
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Hitachi
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Salary: £2000 - £27000 per annum + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago