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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 90 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 22 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.76% 0.86% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.88% 4.13% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 16
Median salary £42,000 £55,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.63% +34.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,800 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +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
320 242 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.56% 20.72% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 167 134 215
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 May 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 36 (85.71%) Linux
2 26 (61.90%) AIX
3 25 (59.52%) Unix
4 22 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (45.24%) Oracle
6 16 (38.10%) Red Hat
7 14 (33.33%) IBM
7 14 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 14 (33.33%) VMware
8 13 (30.95%) WebSphere
8 13 (30.95%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (28.57%) Windows
10 11 (26.19%) HP
10 11 (26.19%) SAN
11 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (23.81%) Banking
12 9 (21.43%) Finance
12 9 (21.43%) Veritas
12 9 (21.43%) Java
12 9 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
13 8 (19.05%) EMC
13 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
14 7 (16.67%) HPUX
14 7 (16.67%) Sun
14 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 6 (14.29%) Dell
15 6 (14.29%) Citrix
15 6 (14.29%) VMware ESX
15 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

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 13 (30.95%) WebSphere
1 13 (30.95%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (7.14%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) VLAN
2 2 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) DB2
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (23.81%) Banking
2 9 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Administrator
2 12 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Unix Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) DBA
5 4 (9.52%) Designer
5 4 (9.52%) HPUX Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Technician
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Unix Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) CSS
1 3 (7.14%) HTML
1 3 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (7.14%) X-Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Middleware
2 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) CSS3
3 1 (2.38%) HTML5
3 1 (2.38%) jQuery
3 1 (2.38%) JSON
3 1 (2.38%) JSP
3 1 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
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 36 (85.71%) Linux
2 26 (61.90%) AIX
3 25 (59.52%) Unix
4 22 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (28.57%) Windows
6 7 (16.67%) HPUX
7 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.14%) CentOS
8 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.76%) OpenVMS
10 1 (2.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 4 (9.52%) Information Security
4 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) High Availability
5 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.76%) Process Improvement
5 2 (4.76%) TDD
6 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) ERP
6 1 (2.38%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.38%) Security Operations
6 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 9 (21.43%) Java
3 5 (11.90%) Perl
3 5 (11.90%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) Korn
6 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.52%) 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 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (4.76%) Veritas File System
4 2 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Tivoli
2 4 (9.52%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.38%) Nagios
4 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Oracle
2 16 (38.10%) Red Hat
3 14 (33.33%) IBM
3 14 (33.33%) VMware
4 11 (26.19%) HP
5 9 (21.43%) Veritas
6 8 (19.05%) EMC
6 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 7 (16.67%) Sun
8 6 (14.29%) Citrix
8 6 (14.29%) Dell
9 3 (7.14%) Symantec
10 2 (4.76%) NetApp
11 1 (2.38%) Sybase
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