The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 131 104 78
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -26
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 40 53 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 1.71% 2.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.12% 6.96% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 55
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,900 £72,500 £42,700
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
Solaris
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
970 761 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.74% 24.60% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 591 469 576
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Solaris
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Scotland region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Scotland

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Scotland

Solaris
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -11 14 £32,500 -55.17% 1
Stirling -21 7 £73,500 -
Dundee +14 5 £42,500 +3.67%
Glasgow -18 5 £42,500 +1.19% 2
Aberdeen +12 2 - -
West Lothian - 2 - - 1
Inverclyde - 1 £35,000 -
Fife - 1 £27,000 -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 58 (80.56%) Linux
2 41 (56.94%) UNIX
3 33 (45.83%) AIX
4 31 (43.06%) Windows
5 26 (36.11%) Oracle
6 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 21 (29.17%) Finance
8 19 (26.39%) Red Hat
8 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
9 17 (23.61%) VMware
10 15 (20.83%) Java
11 14 (19.44%) Shell Script
11 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (19.44%) Oracle Database
12 13 (18.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (18.06%) MySQL
12 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
13 12 (16.67%) Python
13 12 (16.67%) NetApp
13 12 (16.67%) IBM
13 12 (16.67%) Data Guard
13 12 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (15.28%) Degree
14 11 (15.28%) Oracle RMAN
14 11 (15.28%) SLA
14 11 (15.28%) Cisco
15 10 (13.89%) SQL
15 10 (13.89%) Perl
15 10 (13.89%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (13.89%) Citrix

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (9.72%) Apache
1 7 (9.72%) WebSphere
1 7 (9.72%) WebLogic
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (8.33%) IIS
2 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.94%) nginx
3 5 (6.94%) Lync
3 5 (6.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.17%) ColdFusion
5 2 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.78%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.78%) Mule
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
2 9 (12.50%) DNS
3 7 (9.72%) SAN
4 5 (6.94%) LDAP
4 5 (6.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (6.94%) HTTP
5 3 (4.17%) Firewall
5 3 (4.17%) Internet
5 3 (4.17%) HTTPS
5 3 (4.17%) SSL
6 1 (1.39%) MPLS
6 1 (1.39%) DHCP
6 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.39%) NAS
6 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.39%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.44%) Oracle Database
3 13 (18.06%) MySQL
4 10 (13.89%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (9.72%) Oracle Discoverer
5 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (9.72%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.94%) RDBMS
7 4 (5.56%) SQLPlus
8 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.78%) DataStage
9 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (8.33%) RSpec
2 6 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 6 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.39%) Toad
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 21 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
3 4 (5.56%) Retail Banking
3 4 (5.56%) International Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.78%) Electronics
5 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Front Office
6 1 (1.39%) Legal
6 1 (1.39%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Administrator
2 11 (15.28%) UNIX Administrator
3 10 (13.89%) Developer
4 9 (12.50%) Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) DBA
5 8 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (9.72%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 7 (9.72%) Junior
6 7 (9.72%) Junior DBA
6 7 (9.72%) Junior Oracle DBA
7 6 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.94%) Programmer
8 5 (6.94%) WebSphere Specialist
8 5 (6.94%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Technical Leader
9 4 (5.56%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) HTML
2 7 (9.72%) Middleware
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (8.33%) jQuery
3 6 (8.33%) CSS
4 5 (6.94%) Backbone.js
4 5 (6.94%) Ember.js
4 5 (6.94%) J2EE
5 4 (5.56%) XML
6 2 (2.78%) Swing
6 2 (2.78%) JMS
6 2 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.78%) .NET
6 2 (2.78%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.78%) Spring
7 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.94%) Open Source
3 4 (5.56%) Statistics
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 2 (2.78%) HACMP
4 2 (2.78%) Equities
4 2 (2.78%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (2.78%) DTV
4 2 (2.78%) Derivative
4 2 (2.78%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.39%) iPhone
5 1 (1.39%) Wiki
5 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Exalogic
5 1 (1.39%) PKI
5 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.39%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 58 (80.56%) Linux
2 41 (56.94%) UNIX
3 33 (45.83%) AIX
4 31 (43.06%) Windows
5 13 (18.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (13.89%) Mac OS X
7 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.94%) OpenSolaris
8 5 (6.94%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.56%) HPUX
10 2 (2.78%) zOS
10 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.78%) SUSE
11 1 (1.39%) Fedora
11 1 (1.39%) CentOS
11 1 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (11.11%) Web Development
4 7 (9.72%) TDD
4 7 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (9.72%) SOA
4 7 (9.72%) OO
5 6 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.94%) MVC
6 5 (6.94%) Pair Programming
6 5 (6.94%) BDD
7 4 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.56%) Line Management
7 4 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.56%) Project Management
8 3 (4.17%) Validation
8 3 (4.17%) ITIL
8 3 (4.17%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.83%) Java
2 14 (19.44%) Shell Script
3 12 (16.67%) Python
4 10 (13.89%) SQL
4 10 (13.89%) Perl
5 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.33%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (8.33%) Ruby
8 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.56%) C++
10 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.17%) C
10 3 (4.17%) C#
10 3 (4.17%) Korn
11 2 (2.78%) Bourne shell
11 2 (2.78%) sed
12 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.39%) AWK
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) HND
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (15.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 6 (8.33%) vSphere
6 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.78%) NFS
8 1 (1.39%) Samba
8 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.39%) Gluster
8 1 (1.39%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) Data Guard
2 8 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.94%) Backup Exec
3 5 (6.94%) Capistrano
4 4 (5.56%) Puppet
5 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.78%) MOM
6 2 (2.78%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.78%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.39%) Nagios
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.39%) OpenView
7 1 (1.39%) Unicenter
7 1 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.39%) Cacti
7 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) Oracle
2 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.39%) Red Hat
4 17 (23.61%) VMware
5 12 (16.67%) IBM
5 12 (16.67%) NetApp
6 11 (15.28%) Cisco
7 10 (13.89%) Citrix
8 8 (11.11%) EMC
9 7 (9.72%) Veritas
10 5 (6.94%) CommVault
10 5 (6.94%) Dell
10 5 (6.94%) Veeam
11 4 (5.56%) HP
12 3 (4.17%) Sun
12 3 (4.17%) JBoss
12 3 (4.17%) Sybase
12 3 (4.17%) BMC
13 2 (2.78%) SAP
13 2 (2.78%) TIBCO
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