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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 91 86 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -28
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 4 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.37% 1.35% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.63% 4.20% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 24
Average salary £42,500 £39,750 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.91% +1.27%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
245 381 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.52% 32.23% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 156 225 154
Average salary £40,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,850 £70,000
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 23 January 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 11 (100.00%) UNIX
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) AIX
4 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (45.45%) vSphere
5 5 (45.45%) IBM
5 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) NetBackup
6 4 (36.36%) Korn
6 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
6 4 (36.36%) Symantec
6 4 (36.36%) Perl
6 4 (36.36%) Java
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (36.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (36.36%) Dell
6 4 (36.36%) EMC
6 4 (36.36%) Sun
6 4 (36.36%) PowerHA
6 4 (36.36%) Puppet
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) C#

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (36.36%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Development Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Development Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior UNIX Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Derivative
1 2 (18.18%) Credit Derivative
1 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) AIX
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) HPUX
6 1 (9.09%) CentOS
6 1 (9.09%) Fedora
6 1 (9.09%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
2 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Korn
4 4 (36.36%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 1 (9.09%) VB
7 1 (9.09%) PHP
7 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) vSphere
2 4 (36.36%) PowerHA
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) NetBackup
2 4 (36.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Puppet
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
4 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Symantec
3 4 (36.36%) Dell
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) Sun
4 2 (18.18%) Sybase
4 2 (18.18%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
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