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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 74 99 78
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 21 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.73% 0.72% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.95% 2.70% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 7
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £33,750 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £48,750 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
302 371 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.94% 26.79% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 160 200 192
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,075 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 August 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 27 (87.10%) Linux
2 24 (77.42%) Oracle
3 22 (70.97%) Oracle Database
4 21 (67.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (64.52%) UNIX
5 20 (64.52%) Finance
6 19 (61.29%) RDBMS
6 19 (61.29%) Relational Database
7 18 (58.06%) AIX
8 16 (51.61%) Shell Script
9 15 (48.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (45.16%) Oracle EBS R12
10 14 (45.16%) Middleware
10 14 (45.16%) Red Hat
10 14 (45.16%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (45.16%) Oracle 11i
10 14 (45.16%) WebLogic
11 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (32.26%) Perl
12 10 (32.26%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (32.26%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (29.03%) Performance Analysis
13 9 (29.03%) Oracle RAC
13 9 (29.03%) SQL
14 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
14 8 (25.81%) IBM
15 7 (22.58%) Sun
15 7 (22.58%) Oracle RMAN
16 6 (19.35%) SAN

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 14 (45.16%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.90%) JBoss
2 4 (12.90%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle 11i
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Utilities
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (70.97%) Oracle Database
2 21 (67.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (61.29%) RDBMS
3 19 (61.29%) Relational Database
4 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (16.13%) MySQL
7 5 (16.13%) MarkLogic
7 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (16.13%) TimesTen
8 4 (12.90%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 20 (64.52%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) DBA
1 17 (54.84%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (16.13%) Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) Middleware Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Server Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Designer
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Middleware
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (12.90%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) J2EE
6 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) iPad
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Linux
2 20 (64.52%) UNIX
3 18 (58.06%) AIX
4 15 (48.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (32.26%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Windows
6 1 (3.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
1 9 (29.03%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (16.13%) Validation
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.90%) SOA
3 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.90%) Identity Management
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps
4 3 (9.68%) Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security
5 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Shell Script
2 10 (32.26%) Perl
3 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
4 5 (16.13%) AWK
4 5 (16.13%) Bourne shell
4 5 (16.13%) sed
5 3 (9.68%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) HND
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Data Guard
3 4 (12.90%) logstash
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Statspack
4 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Oracle
2 14 (45.16%) Red Hat
3 8 (25.81%) IBM
4 7 (22.58%) Sun
5 5 (16.13%) Sybase
5 5 (16.13%) Vertica
5 5 (16.13%) MapR
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.45%) VMware
8 1 (3.23%) Symantec
8 1 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (3.23%) Dell
8 1 (3.23%) EMC
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix
8 1 (3.23%) Veritas