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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 91 87 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 9 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.73% 1.77% 2.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.61% 6.94% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 18
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £29,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +2.27%
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
249 360 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.15% 25.55% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 147 234 157
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 6 May 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 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 15 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Red Hat
3 12 (80.00%) UNIX
3 12 (80.00%) Perl
3 12 (80.00%) Oracle
4 11 (73.33%) Finance
5 10 (66.67%) SAN
6 8 (53.33%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (53.33%) SQL
6 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
6 8 (53.33%) RDBMS
6 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database
6 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (53.33%) Performance Analysis
6 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
7 7 (46.67%) IBM
8 6 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (40.00%) Sun
8 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (40.00%) Sybase
8 6 (40.00%) AIX
8 6 (40.00%) MySQL
8 6 (40.00%) Data Guard
8 6 (40.00%) Bourne shell
8 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (40.00%) Validation

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) HTTPS
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) RDBMS
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database
1 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 6 (40.00%) TimesTen
2 6 (40.00%) MarkLogic
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) DBA
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Middleware Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (13.33%) Middleware
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 12 (80.00%) UNIX
4 6 (40.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (53.33%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Validation
2 6 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Perl
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
3 6 (40.00%) AWK
3 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Bourne shell
3 6 (40.00%) sed
4 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (26.67%) Korn
5 2 (13.33%) Java
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (26.67%) vSphere
2 4 (26.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (40.00%) Data Guard
2 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (26.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Statspack
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (13.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Red Hat
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) IBM
4 6 (40.00%) Sun
4 6 (40.00%) Sybase
4 6 (40.00%) Vertica
4 6 (40.00%) MapR
5 4 (26.67%) Symantec
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Dell
5 4 (26.67%) EMC
6 2 (13.33%) HP