The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 81 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 30 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.07% 2.70% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.52% 9.63% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 8
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
399 301 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.56% 28.05% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 256 141 164
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Solaris
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (70.45%) UNIX
1 31 (70.45%) Linux
2 20 (45.45%) AIX
3 18 (40.91%) Windows
3 18 (40.91%) Oracle
4 16 (36.36%) Finance
5 13 (29.55%) Java
6 12 (27.27%) WebSphere
7 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (22.73%) SQL
7 10 (22.73%) J2EE
7 10 (22.73%) Shell Script
8 9 (20.45%) IBM
8 9 (20.45%) MySQL
8 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
9 8 (18.18%) Perl
9 8 (18.18%) OO
9 8 (18.18%) HP
10 7 (15.91%) SOA
10 7 (15.91%) HTTP
10 7 (15.91%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (15.91%) WebLogic
10 7 (15.91%) HTML
10 7 (15.91%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (15.91%) jQuery
11 6 (13.64%) Ruby
11 6 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (13.64%) TIBCO EMS
11 6 (13.64%) Mule
11 6 (13.64%) RSpec

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 7 (15.91%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (15.91%) WebLogic
3 6 (13.64%) TIBCO EMS
3 6 (13.64%) Mule
4 3 (6.82%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (4.55%) GemFire
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.27%) LiveLink
6 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) HTTP
2 6 (13.64%) SAN
3 4 (9.09%) Internet
3 4 (9.09%) HTTPS
3 4 (9.09%) SSL
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.55%) NAS
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) DNS
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) MySQL
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.27%) TimesTen
5 1 (2.27%) MarkLogic
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) RSpec
1 6 (13.64%) Cucumber
1 6 (13.64%) Jasmine
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
2 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Front Office
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
3 3 (6.82%) Advertising
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Military
5 1 (2.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Administrator
3 7 (15.91%) DBA
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (13.64%) Ruby Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Specialist
6 4 (9.09%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.82%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Java Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) J2EE
2 7 (15.91%) HTML
2 7 (15.91%) jQuery
3 6 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (13.64%) CSS
3 6 (13.64%) XML
3 6 (13.64%) JMS
3 6 (13.64%) Spring
3 6 (13.64%) Hibernate
4 5 (11.36%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (11.36%) Swing
5 4 (9.09%) Backbone.js
5 4 (9.09%) Ember.js
6 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.27%) .NET
6 1 (2.27%) HTML5
6 1 (2.27%) HornetQ
6 1 (2.27%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Equities
2 4 (9.09%) Open Source
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) UNIX
1 31 (70.45%) Linux
2 20 (45.45%) AIX
3 18 (40.91%) Windows
4 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.36%) Mac OS X
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.09%) CentOS
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.55%) zOS
9 1 (2.27%) SUSE
9 1 (2.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) OO
2 7 (15.91%) SOA
3 6 (13.64%) OOD
4 5 (11.36%) TDD
4 5 (11.36%) BDD
5 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.09%) Web Development
5 4 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 4 (9.09%) MVC
6 3 (6.82%) E-business
6 3 (6.82%) Scrum
7 2 (4.55%) Kanban
7 2 (4.55%) BPEL
7 2 (4.55%) Test Management
7 2 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.27%) ITSM
8 1 (2.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) Shell Script
3 8 (18.18%) Perl
4 6 (13.64%) Ruby
4 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.36%) CoffeeScript
6 4 (9.09%) Python
7 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.27%) AWK
8 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.27%) C#
8 1 (2.27%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.27%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) MOM
1 5 (11.36%) Capistrano
2 4 (9.09%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.27%) Control-M
4 1 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) IBM
3 8 (18.18%) HP
4 6 (13.64%) JBoss
4 6 (13.64%) TIBCO
5 5 (11.36%) VMware
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.09%) Informatica
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco
7 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.82%) Citrix
7 3 (6.82%) Sybase
8 2 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (2.27%) Remedy
9 1 (2.27%) Open Text
9 1 (2.27%) Dell
9 1 (2.27%) EMC
9 1 (2.27%) NetApp
9 1 (2.27%) Veritas
9 1 (2.27%) BMC