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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 88 105 75
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -30
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 22 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.69% 0.58% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.79% 2.05% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 6
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
324 391 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.96% 28.11% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 176 199 144
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 28 (84.85%) Linux
2 24 (72.73%) AIX
3 22 (66.67%) Oracle
4 20 (60.61%) UNIX
4 20 (60.61%) Finance
4 20 (60.61%) Oracle Database
5 19 (57.58%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (57.58%) Shell Script
6 15 (45.45%) Middleware
6 15 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (45.45%) WebLogic
6 15 (45.45%) Oracle 11i
6 15 (45.45%) RDBMS
6 15 (45.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (45.45%) Relational Database
7 12 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
8 11 (33.33%) IBM
9 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
10 9 (27.27%) Sun
11 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (21.21%) ITIL
13 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
13 6 (18.18%) Service Management
14 5 (15.15%) Perl
14 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
15 4 (12.12%) Web Services
15 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
15 4 (12.12%) SOA

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (45.45%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.12%) JBoss
2 4 (12.12%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle 11i
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
1 3 (9.09%) HTTPS
1 3 (9.09%) SSL
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) Oracle Database
2 19 (57.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 15 (45.45%) RDBMS
4 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (12.12%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) DBA
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (21.21%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Middleware Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Server Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Middleware
2 11 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (12.12%) Web Services
4 3 (9.09%) J2EE
5 1 (3.03%) .NET
5 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) DTV
2 1 (3.03%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Linux
2 24 (72.73%) AIX
3 20 (60.61%) UNIX
4 12 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (6.06%) SUSE
7 1 (3.03%) Windows
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Service Management
3 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.12%) Identity Management
3 4 (12.12%) Information Security
3 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.12%) SOA
3 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.12%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Shell Script
2 5 (15.15%) Perl
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) HND
1 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Statspack
1 4 (12.12%) logstash
2 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) IBM
3 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
4 9 (27.27%) Sun
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.09%) VMware
7 2 (6.06%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) EMC
8 1 (3.03%) Citrix
8 1 (3.03%) Veritas
8 1 (3.03%) SAP
8 1 (3.03%) Symantec