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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 85 79 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.88% 1.96% 2.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.02% 6.21% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 18
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,207 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -3.98%
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
249 419 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.92% 31.57% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 159 263 136
Average salary £40,000 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.32% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £29,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £50,000 £67,500
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 4 March 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 14 (100.00%) UNIX
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle
3 11 (78.57%) SAN
4 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
4 10 (71.43%) Perl
4 10 (71.43%) Finance
4 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
6 8 (57.14%) SQL
7 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
8 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
8 6 (42.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 6 (42.86%) Oracle Utilities
8 6 (42.86%) Bourne shell
8 6 (42.86%) MongoDB
8 6 (42.86%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (42.86%) TimesTen
8 6 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (42.86%) Vertica
8 6 (42.86%) MarkLogic
8 6 (42.86%) sed
8 6 (42.86%) MapR
8 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (42.86%) Sybase
8 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
8 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (42.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 6 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (42.86%) TimesTen
3 6 (42.86%) MarkLogic
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (42.86%) RDBMS
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (42.86%) MySQL
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) DBA
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Development Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Development Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Development Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) UNIX
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) AIX
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
1 6 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (42.86%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Perl
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Bourne shell
3 6 (42.86%) sed
3 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 6 (42.86%) AWK
3 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 4 (28.57%) Korn
6 2 (14.29%) Java
7 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (7.14%) VB
7 1 (7.14%) PHP
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (35.71%) vSphere
3 4 (28.57%) PowerHA
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Data Guard
2 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
3 4 (28.57%) Puppet
3 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Nagios
5 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 6 (42.86%) Vertica
3 6 (42.86%) MapR
3 6 (42.86%) Sybase
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) Sun
5 4 (28.57%) Dell
5 4 (28.57%) EMC
5 4 (28.57%) Symantec
6 2 (14.29%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Veritas