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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 112 126 100
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 57 46 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.72% 1.23% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.71% 4.74% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 30
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £68,800 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
850 971 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.70% 26.00% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 481 590 501
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,800 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
Glasgow +23 23 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +5 22 £50,500 +55.38% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 5 £39,000 -
West Lothian -4 2 - - 2
Dundee -7 2 £65,000 +52.94%
Stirling +2 1 £40,000 -43.06%
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 67 (76.14%) Linux
2 58 (65.91%) UNIX
3 52 (59.09%) Oracle
4 49 (55.68%) AIX
5 45 (51.14%) Finance
6 32 (36.36%) IBM
7 31 (35.23%) Oracle Database
8 28 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (31.82%) Shell Script
8 28 (31.82%) Banking
9 25 (28.41%) Middleware
10 24 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 23 (26.14%) Relational Database
11 23 (26.14%) Windows
12 21 (23.86%) RDBMS
13 20 (22.73%) Sun
13 20 (22.73%) WebSphere
14 17 (19.32%) Oracle EBS
14 17 (19.32%) HP
15 16 (18.18%) Red Hat
15 16 (18.18%) Perl
15 16 (18.18%) SQL
15 16 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
16 15 (17.05%) WebLogic
16 15 (17.05%) ITIL
16 15 (17.05%) Oracle 11i
17 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
18 13 (14.77%) VMware
18 13 (14.77%) Oracle RAC
19 12 (13.64%) Retail

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 20 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 15 (17.05%) WebLogic
3 9 (10.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (7.95%) WebSphere Portal
5 7 (7.95%) JBoss
6 4 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.41%) Apache
8 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.27%) MQSeries
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.14%) SAS
9 1 (1.14%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (19.32%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (17.05%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) Internet
2 8 (9.09%) LDAP
3 7 (7.95%) HTTP
3 7 (7.95%) HTTPS
3 7 (7.95%) SSL
4 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.68%) DNS
5 4 (4.55%) SAN
6 3 (3.41%) LAN
7 2 (2.27%) Network Security
8 1 (1.14%) NAS
8 1 (1.14%) Wireless
8 1 (1.14%) VLAN
8 1 (1.14%) WLAN
8 1 (1.14%) WAN
8 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (35.23%) Oracle Database
2 24 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 23 (26.14%) Relational Database
4 21 (23.86%) RDBMS
5 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
6 12 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (6.82%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (4.55%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (3.41%) SQLPlus
10 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.14%) DB2
11 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.14%) Base SAS
11 1 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.14%) PeopleTools
General
1 45 (51.14%) Finance
2 28 (31.82%) Banking
3 12 (13.64%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (26.14%) DBA
1 23 (26.14%) Oracle DBA
2 21 (23.86%) Administrator
3 13 (14.77%) Technical Specialist
4 8 (9.09%) WebSphere Specialist
5 7 (7.95%) Support Specialist
5 7 (7.95%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.82%) UNIX Specialist
7 5 (5.68%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.68%) AIX Administrator
7 5 (5.68%) Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Senior UNIX Specialist
7 5 (5.68%) Senior UNIX Support
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.68%) UNIX Support
7 5 (5.68%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (4.55%) Middleware Administrator
9 3 (3.41%) Integration Specialist
9 3 (3.41%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
9 3 (3.41%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.41%) Middleware
2 12 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (7.95%) J2EE
5 4 (4.55%) Web Services
6 2 (2.27%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Clustering
1 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
1 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) DataPower
2 5 (5.68%) HACMP
3 4 (4.55%) iPad
3 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.55%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) DTV
5 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.14%) PKI
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 67 (76.14%) Linux
2 58 (65.91%) UNIX
3 49 (55.68%) AIX
4 28 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (26.14%) Windows
6 11 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (10.23%) zOS
8 2 (2.27%) SUSE
8 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.05%) ITIL
2 11 (12.50%) Service Management
3 8 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 8 (9.09%) Information Security
4 7 (7.95%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.82%) Patch Management
5 6 (6.82%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.68%) Migration
6 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.68%) Change Management
6 5 (5.68%) Process Management
6 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.55%) SOA
7 4 (4.55%) Identity Management
8 3 (3.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) Shell Script
2 16 (18.18%) Perl
2 16 (18.18%) SQL
3 12 (13.64%) Java
4 5 (5.68%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.41%) Korn
7 2 (2.27%) Python
7 2 (2.27%) sed
8 1 (1.14%) PeopleCode
8 1 (1.14%) SQR
8 1 (1.14%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.27%) HND
3 1 (1.14%) OCP
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.77%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (6.82%) NFS
4 6 (6.82%) Samba
5 4 (4.55%) Xen
6 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.14%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (10.23%) Data Guard
3 6 (6.82%) Tivoli
4 4 (4.55%) logstash
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Statspack
5 2 (2.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 52 (59.09%) Oracle
2 32 (36.36%) IBM
3 20 (22.73%) Sun
4 17 (19.32%) HP
5 16 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 13 (14.77%) VMware
7 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
8 8 (9.09%) Veritas
9 5 (5.68%) BMC
10 3 (3.41%) Citrix
10 3 (3.41%) Symantec
11 2 (2.27%) EMC
11 2 (2.27%) Informatica
12 1 (1.14%) Dell
12 1 (1.14%) Sybase
12 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (1.14%) SAP
12 1 (1.14%) Cisco
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