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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 84 92 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -36
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 6 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.58% 0.87% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.55% 2.92% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 30
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
235 342 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.88% 29.77% 29.97%
Number of salaries quoted 142 185 185
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £70,000
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 24 December 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 11 (100.00%) UNIX
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) AIX
4 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) IBM
5 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) NetBackup
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (45.45%) vSphere
6 4 (36.36%) Java
6 4 (36.36%) Perl
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) Sun
6 4 (36.36%) Dell
6 4 (36.36%) EMC
6 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (36.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (36.36%) Symantec
6 4 (36.36%) Korn
6 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
6 4 (36.36%) Puppet
6 4 (36.36%) PowerHA
7 3 (27.27%) C#
7 3 (27.27%) C++

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Senior UNIX Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Credit Derivative
1 2 (18.18%) Derivative
1 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
2 1 (9.09%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) AIX
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) HPUX
6 1 (9.09%) SUSE
6 1 (9.09%) Fedora
6 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
2 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Korn
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 1 (9.09%) VB
7 1 (9.09%) PHP
7 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) vSphere
2 4 (36.36%) PowerHA
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) NetBackup
2 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Nagios
4 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Symantec
3 4 (36.36%) Dell
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) Sun
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Sybase
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas