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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 134 144 93
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -51
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 28 22 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 0.68% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.59% 2.36% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 51
Average salary £37,750 £53,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.77% +39.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,969 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
779 934 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.04% 28.68% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 480 555 540
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 December 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 December 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 +4 16 £25,000 -64.91%
Glasgow +1 6 £42,500 +6.25%
West Lothian +3 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 £35,000 -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (85.29%) Linux
2 46 (67.65%) UNIX
3 36 (52.94%) Windows
4 33 (48.53%) Oracle
5 29 (42.65%) Red Hat
6 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
7 23 (33.82%) AIX
8 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
9 20 (29.41%) VMware
10 18 (26.47%) Finance
11 17 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (23.53%) Perl
12 16 (23.53%) Oracle Database
13 15 (22.06%) SQL
14 14 (20.59%) Java
15 13 (19.12%) Shell Script
15 13 (19.12%) IBM
15 13 (19.12%) Data Guard
15 13 (19.12%) Oracle RAC
16 12 (17.65%) Oracle RMAN
16 12 (17.65%) Sun
16 12 (17.65%) Bash Shell
17 11 (16.18%) LDAP
17 11 (16.18%) Oracle Reports
17 11 (16.18%) Active Directory
18 10 (14.71%) vSphere
18 10 (14.71%) Project Management
19 9 (13.24%) Relational Database
19 9 (13.24%) Oracle Database 11g
19 9 (13.24%) NetApp

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.29%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (8.82%) Apache
3 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.35%) IIS
4 5 (7.35%) nginx
4 5 (7.35%) Lync
5 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.41%) ColdFusion
7 2 (2.94%) CICS
7 2 (2.94%) JBoss
7 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.18%) LDAP
2 9 (13.24%) DNS
2 9 (13.24%) SAN
3 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.41%) SSL
5 2 (2.94%) Firewall
5 2 (2.94%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (2.94%) NAS
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.47%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.47%) MPLS
6 1 (1.47%) VoIP
6 1 (1.47%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.53%) Oracle Database
3 11 (16.18%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (13.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (13.24%) Relational Database
5 8 (11.76%) RDBMS
6 7 (10.29%) MySQL
6 7 (10.29%) Oracle Discoverer
6 7 (10.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (5.88%) SQLPlus
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.94%) DataStage
9 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (2.94%) DB2
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.47%) Toad
2 1 (1.47%) Subversion
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Retail Banking
3 4 (5.88%) International Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (16.18%) DBA
1 11 (16.18%) Administrator
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (11.76%) UNIX Administrator
2 8 (11.76%) Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Junior
3 7 (10.29%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 7 (10.29%) Junior DBA
3 7 (10.29%) Junior Oracle DBA
4 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.35%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Capacity Planner
7 3 (4.41%) IT Support
7 3 (4.41%) Capacity Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) HTML
1 8 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
1 8 (11.76%) Middleware
2 6 (8.82%) Web Services
3 5 (7.35%) XML
4 4 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (5.88%) .NET
4 4 (5.88%) HTML5
4 4 (5.88%) CSS3
4 4 (5.88%) Restlet
4 4 (5.88%) JAX-RS
4 4 (5.88%) Spring
4 4 (5.88%) Spring MVC
4 4 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Statistics
1 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Physics
2 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.41%) Clustering
3 2 (2.94%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (2.94%) Replication
3 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.94%) Derivative
3 2 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.94%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.94%) iPhone
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Exalogic
4 1 (1.47%) FMCG
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) DTV
4 1 (1.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 58 (85.29%) Linux
2 46 (67.65%) UNIX
3 36 (52.94%) Windows
4 23 (33.82%) AIX
5 17 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.35%) Ubuntu
8 5 (7.35%) OpenSolaris
9 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.88%) HPUX
9 4 (5.88%) Mac OS X
9 4 (5.88%) zOS
10 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.47%) CentOS
11 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.47%) SUSE
11 1 (1.47%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.71%) Project Management
2 8 (11.76%) ITIL
2 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (10.29%) SOA
4 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.35%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.88%) Time Management
6 4 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.88%) Service Management
6 4 (5.88%) MVC
6 4 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (5.88%) OO
6 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.41%) Coaching
7 3 (4.41%) Performance Testing
7 3 (4.41%) Line Management
7 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) Perl
2 15 (22.06%) SQL
3 14 (20.59%) Java
4 13 (19.12%) Shell Script
5 12 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 8 (11.76%) Python
7 6 (8.82%) C++
8 5 (7.35%) C#
8 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
8 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
8 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
8 5 (7.35%) Korn
9 4 (5.88%) Groovy
9 4 (5.88%) C
10 2 (2.94%) COBOL
10 2 (2.94%) VB
10 2 (2.94%) REXX
11 1 (1.47%) Fortran
11 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) NCDA
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) HND
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (17.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (16.18%) Active Directory
4 10 (14.71%) vSphere
5 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.88%) PowerHA
8 2 (2.94%) RACF
8 2 (2.94%) Samba
8 2 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (19.12%) Data Guard
2 9 (13.24%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 4 (5.88%) Puppet
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.94%) CA Endevor
4 2 (2.94%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (2.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.47%) Nagios
5 1 (1.47%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.47%) OpenView
5 1 (1.47%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 33 (48.53%) Oracle
2 29 (42.65%) Red Hat
3 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
4 20 (29.41%) VMware
5 13 (19.12%) IBM
6 12 (17.65%) Sun
7 9 (13.24%) NetApp
7 9 (13.24%) Dell
8 8 (11.76%) EMC
9 7 (10.29%) Cisco
10 6 (8.82%) Citrix
10 6 (8.82%) Veritas
10 6 (8.82%) Symantec
11 5 (7.35%) Veeam
11 5 (7.35%) HP
11 5 (7.35%) BMC
12 4 (5.88%) Sybase
13 3 (4.41%) SAP
13 3 (4.41%) CA
13 3 (4.41%) CommVault