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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 124 142 116
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -26
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 31 29 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.75% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.43% 3.20% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 27
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,800 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £46,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +6.97%
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
699 905 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.93% 23.55% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 413 576 487
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +1 11 £55,000 +30.95% 2
Edinburgh +10 8 £35,000 -30.00% 1
West Lothian - 3 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £39,000 -
Highlands - 2 - -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £55,000 -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 52 (76.47%) Linux
2 44 (64.71%) UNIX
3 34 (50.00%) Finance
4 33 (48.53%) Oracle
5 29 (42.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (41.18%) AIX
7 26 (38.24%) Red Hat
7 26 (38.24%) SQL
7 26 (38.24%) Windows
8 25 (36.76%) Perl
9 24 (35.29%) Relational Database
10 21 (30.88%) Shell Script
11 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
11 20 (29.41%) Oracle Database
12 19 (27.94%) RDBMS
13 16 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (22.06%) VMware
14 15 (22.06%) Sun
15 14 (20.59%) IBM
15 14 (20.59%) Oracle RMAN
15 14 (20.59%) Oracle RAC
16 13 (19.12%) Oracle Database 10g
16 13 (19.12%) SAN
17 12 (17.65%) Banking
17 12 (17.65%) WebSphere
18 11 (16.18%) Performance Tuning
18 11 (16.18%) NetBackup
18 11 (16.18%) Middleware
18 11 (16.18%) Veritas
18 11 (16.18%) DNS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 12 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 9 (13.24%) JBoss
3 7 (10.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (10.29%) WebLogic
4 6 (8.82%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (4.41%) Apache
7 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle Utilities
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) SAN
2 11 (16.18%) LDAP
2 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
2 11 (16.18%) DNS
3 4 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 4 (5.88%) SSL
3 4 (5.88%) Internet
3 4 (5.88%) HTTP
4 1 (1.47%) Wireless
4 1 (1.47%) VLAN
4 1 (1.47%) NAS
4 1 (1.47%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (1.47%) VPN
4 1 (1.47%) LAN
4 1 (1.47%) WLAN
4 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 20 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 19 (27.94%) RDBMS
4 16 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (19.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (13.24%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (10.29%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (8.82%) TimesTen
8 6 (8.82%) MarkLogic
8 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
8 6 (8.82%) MySQL
9 4 (5.88%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (5.88%) SQLPlus
10 3 (4.41%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (2.94%) Ingres
11 2 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (2.94%) Informix
12 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 34 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Analyst
2 14 (20.59%) DBA
2 14 (20.59%) Administrator
2 14 (20.59%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (10.29%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (10.29%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (8.82%) Security Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Middleware Administrator
5 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Specialist
6 3 (4.41%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (2.94%) Solaris Administrator
7 2 (2.94%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) Middleware
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (5.88%) J2EE
3 4 (5.88%) Web Services
3 4 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (4.41%) .NET
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.94%) Regular Expression
5 2 (2.94%) WinForms
5 2 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.88%) PKI
2 4 (5.88%) iPad
3 3 (4.41%) DataPower
4 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) Tandem
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) FMCG
5 1 (1.47%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.47%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 52 (76.47%) Linux
2 44 (64.71%) UNIX
3 29 (42.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (41.18%) AIX
5 26 (38.24%) Windows
6 6 (8.82%) Mac OS X
6 6 (8.82%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.41%) zOS
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (14.71%) Performance Analysis
3 9 (13.24%) ITIL
4 8 (11.76%) Service Management
4 8 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (11.76%) Patch Management
5 7 (10.29%) Release Management
5 7 (10.29%) Asset Management
6 6 (8.82%) Validation
7 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.88%) Identity Management
8 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.88%) SOA
8 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.88%) Use Case
8 4 (5.88%) Information Security
8 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.24%) SQL
2 25 (36.76%) Perl
3 21 (30.88%) Shell Script
4 10 (14.71%) PL/SQL
5 8 (11.76%) sed
6 7 (10.29%) Java
7 6 (8.82%) AWK
7 6 (8.82%) Korn
7 6 (8.82%) Bourne shell
7 6 (8.82%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.41%) C#
8 3 (4.41%) VB
9 2 (2.94%) Python
10 1 (1.47%) XAML
10 1 (1.47%) C
10 1 (1.47%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) CCNA
3 1 (1.47%) CISSP
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.47%) GCIH
3 1 (1.47%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.76%) VMware ESX
4 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
5 4 (5.88%) vSphere
5 4 (5.88%) PowerHA
6 2 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.94%) Xen
7 1 (1.47%) Samba
7 1 (1.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (16.18%) NetBackup
3 10 (14.71%) Data Guard
4 7 (10.29%) HP SIM
4 7 (10.29%) Control-M
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Puppet
7 4 (5.88%) logstash
7 4 (5.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Statspack
8 3 (4.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (48.53%) Oracle
2 26 (38.24%) Red Hat
3 15 (22.06%) VMware
3 15 (22.06%) Sun
4 14 (20.59%) IBM
5 11 (16.18%) Veritas
6 10 (14.71%) HP
7 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
8 7 (10.29%) Sybase
8 7 (10.29%) BMC
8 7 (10.29%) SolarWinds
9 6 (8.82%) Vertica
9 6 (8.82%) MapR
9 6 (8.82%) EMC
9 6 (8.82%) Symantec
10 4 (5.88%) Dell
11 2 (2.94%) Informatica
12 1 (1.47%) NetApp
12 1 (1.47%) Cisco
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