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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 91 88 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.86% 1.20% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.26% 4.73% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 12
Average salary £55,000 £42,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £31,200 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,000 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £46,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +6.97%
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
235 338 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.19% 25.38% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 125 216 188
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 19 (95.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 18 (90.00%) Linux
3 17 (85.00%) Red Hat
4 15 (75.00%) Oracle
5 14 (70.00%) Perl
5 14 (70.00%) Finance
6 13 (65.00%) UNIX
7 11 (55.00%) RDBMS
7 11 (55.00%) Shell Script
7 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
7 11 (55.00%) Relational Database
8 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
8 10 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (50.00%) SAN
8 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (50.00%) SQL
9 9 (45.00%) IBM
10 8 (40.00%) Sun
11 7 (35.00%) AIX
12 6 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
12 6 (30.00%) AWK
12 6 (30.00%) Validation
12 6 (30.00%) MySQL
12 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
12 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (30.00%) Sybase
12 6 (30.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (20.00%) JBoss
3 4 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Utilities
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) RDBMS
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
1 11 (55.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (30.00%) MySQL
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (30.00%) MarkLogic
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (30.00%) TimesTen
4 4 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) DBA
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle DBA
1 7 (35.00%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Middleware Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Server Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (25.00%) Middleware
3 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) DataPower
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 18 (90.00%) Linux
3 13 (65.00%) UNIX
4 7 (35.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 10 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (30.00%) Validation
2 6 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (20.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Perl
2 11 (55.00%) Shell Script
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) AWK
4 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (30.00%) sed
4 6 (30.00%) Bourne shell
5 4 (20.00%) Korn
5 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.00%) Java
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (20.00%) PowerHA
2 4 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Data Guard
2 4 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Statspack
2 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) logstash
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Red Hat
2 15 (75.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) IBM
4 8 (40.00%) Sun
5 6 (30.00%) Sybase
5 6 (30.00%) Vertica
5 6 (30.00%) MapR
6 4 (20.00%) Symantec
6 4 (20.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) Dell
6 4 (20.00%) EMC
7 2 (10.00%) HP