The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 125 123 142
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 16 42 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 1.35% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.31% 5.12% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 34 12
Median salary £45,500 £41,375 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.96% +18.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £34,350 £24,969
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,200 £41,400
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.60% -4.44%
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
484 821 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 20.39% 26.46% 25.57%
Number of salaries quoted 326 476 496
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +11.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Scotland

Solaris
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +19 8 £50,000 -17.01%
Glasgow -2 6 £37,500 -8.53% 1
Fife - 1 £46,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 39 (86.67%) Linux
2 29 (64.44%) Oracle
3 26 (57.78%) Unix
4 22 (48.89%) Perl
4 22 (48.89%) AIX
5 18 (40.00%) SAN
6 17 (37.78%) SQL
6 17 (37.78%) Windows
7 16 (35.56%) Sun
7 16 (35.56%) Red Hat
8 15 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 14 (31.11%) DNS
9 14 (31.11%) Finance
10 13 (28.89%) Shell Script
10 13 (28.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
11 10 (22.22%) VMware
12 9 (20.00%) Veritas
12 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
13 8 (17.78%) IBM
13 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
13 8 (17.78%) LDAP
13 8 (17.78%) NetBackup
13 8 (17.78%) Banking
14 7 (15.56%) SSH
14 7 (15.56%) Korn
14 7 (15.56%) Firewall
14 7 (15.56%) HTTP
14 7 (15.56%) Internet

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (8.89%) GlassFish
3 3 (6.67%) Apache
3 3 (6.67%) JBoss
3 3 (6.67%) nginx
3 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) SAN
2 15 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 14 (31.11%) DNS
4 8 (17.78%) LDAP
5 7 (15.56%) Firewall
5 7 (15.56%) HTTP
5 7 (15.56%) Internet
5 7 (15.56%) SSH
5 7 (15.56%) SSL
6 3 (6.67%) DHCP
6 3 (6.67%) Skype
6 3 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (8.89%) DataStage
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.67%) Informix
5 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Administrator
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (15.56%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Unix Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.89%) Applications Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Server Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Support Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (8.89%) Middleware
3 3 (6.67%) LAMP
4 2 (4.44%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Replication
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) PKI
2 4 (8.89%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 39 (86.67%) Linux
2 26 (57.78%) Unix
3 22 (48.89%) AIX
4 17 (37.78%) Windows
5 13 (28.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (13.33%) HPUX
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
8 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
8 4 (8.89%) OpenVMS
8 4 (8.89%) zOS
9 3 (6.67%) CentOS
10 2 (4.44%) VMS
10 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.33%) Change Management
2 6 (13.33%) DevOps
2 6 (13.33%) Open Source
3 5 (11.11%) Patch Management
3 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 5 (11.11%) Service Management
4 4 (8.89%) Data Loss Prevention
4 4 (8.89%) ETL
4 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.89%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) ITSM
4 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Kanban
5 3 (6.67%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (4.44%) Content Management
6 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) Perl
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 13 (28.89%) Shell Script
4 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 7 (15.56%) Korn
6 4 (8.89%) Python
7 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.67%) C++
7 3 (6.67%) Java
8 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.22%) C
9 1 (2.22%) Ruby
9 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) CEH
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.22%) GCIH
3 1 (2.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) Sendmail
3 5 (11.11%) NFS
3 5 (11.11%) Samba
4 4 (8.89%) Squid
4 4 (8.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (8.89%) Veritas File System
4 4 (8.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) NetBackup
2 5 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (6.67%) Ansible
3 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.67%) Puppet
3 3 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) Oracle
2 16 (35.56%) Red Hat
2 16 (35.56%) Sun
3 10 (22.22%) VMware
4 9 (20.00%) Veritas
5 8 (17.78%) IBM
5 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.33%) HP
7 4 (8.89%) Ab Initio
7 4 (8.89%) Citrix
7 4 (8.89%) Informatica
8 2 (4.44%) EMC
9 1 (2.22%) Dell
9 1 (2.22%) Symantec