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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 136 133 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -47
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 25 26 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 0.78% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.95% 2.92% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 58
Average salary £35,000 £55,620 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.07% +45.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,969 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
847 891 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.91% 26.74% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 524 528 577
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £49,400 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 13 £24,969 -65.56%
Glasgow +4 4 £41,000 -6.28% 2
Inverclyde - 2 £35,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £35,000 -
West Lothian +1 1 - -
Stirling -15 1 £75,000 +87.50%
Fife - 1 £27,000 -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 60 (84.51%) Linux
2 45 (63.38%) UNIX
3 36 (50.70%) Windows
4 30 (42.25%) Oracle
5 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
6 25 (35.21%) Red Hat
7 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
7 22 (30.99%) AIX
8 16 (22.54%) SQL
8 16 (22.54%) Finance
8 16 (22.54%) VMware
9 15 (21.13%) Oracle Database
10 14 (19.72%) Java
10 14 (19.72%) Perl
11 13 (18.31%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (18.31%) Data Guard
12 12 (16.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (16.90%) Oracle RMAN
12 12 (16.90%) Shell Script
13 11 (15.49%) NetApp
13 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
14 10 (14.08%) Sun
14 10 (14.08%) Cisco
14 10 (14.08%) IBM
14 10 (14.08%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (14.08%) Python
14 10 (14.08%) LDAP
14 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (12.68%) ITIL
15 9 (12.68%) DNS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (9.86%) Apache
1 7 (9.86%) Tomcat
1 7 (9.86%) WebLogic
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (8.45%) IIS
2 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.04%) nginx
3 5 (7.04%) Lync
4 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.23%) ColdFusion
5 3 (4.23%) JBoss
6 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.82%) CICS
7 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.41%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.41%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) LDAP
2 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
2 9 (12.68%) DNS
3 7 (9.86%) SAN
4 4 (5.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (4.23%) SSL
6 2 (2.82%) Firewall
6 2 (2.82%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (2.82%) NAS
7 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.41%) MPLS
7 1 (1.41%) VoIP
7 1 (1.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.13%) Oracle Database
3 10 (14.08%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (11.27%) RDBMS
4 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
5 7 (9.86%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (9.86%) MySQL
5 7 (9.86%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (5.63%) SQLPlus
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.82%) DataStage
8 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.82%) DB2
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.41%) Toad
2 1 (1.41%) Subversion
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 4 (5.63%) Retail Banking
3 4 (5.63%) International Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.82%) Electronics
5 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) Administrator
2 11 (15.49%) DBA
3 9 (12.68%) Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) UNIX Administrator
4 8 (11.27%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (9.86%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 7 (9.86%) Junior
5 7 (9.86%) Junior DBA
5 7 (9.86%) Junior Oracle DBA
6 6 (8.45%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Developer
8 4 (5.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Capacity Planner
9 3 (4.23%) IT Support
9 3 (4.23%) Security Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Senior UNIX Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) HTML
2 7 (9.86%) Middleware
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (8.45%) Web Services
3 6 (8.45%) XML
4 5 (7.04%) Spring
5 4 (5.63%) Spring MVC
5 4 (5.63%) HTML5
5 4 (5.63%) CSS3
5 4 (5.63%) Restlet
5 4 (5.63%) JAX-RS
5 4 (5.63%) CSS
6 3 (4.23%) .NET
7 1 (1.41%) J2EE
7 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.41%) Swing
7 1 (1.41%) JMS
7 1 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Statistics
1 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Physics
2 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.23%) Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (2.82%) Replication
3 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.82%) DTV
3 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.82%) Derivative
3 2 (2.82%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.82%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.82%) iPhone
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Exalogic
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) PKI
4 1 (1.41%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 60 (84.51%) Linux
2 45 (63.38%) UNIX
3 36 (50.70%) Windows
4 22 (30.99%) AIX
5 12 (16.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.04%) OpenSolaris
7 5 (7.04%) HPUX
7 5 (7.04%) Ubuntu
7 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.63%) Mac OS X
8 4 (5.63%) zOS
8 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.41%) SUSE
10 1 (1.41%) Fedora
10 1 (1.41%) CentOS
10 1 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.68%) ITIL
1 9 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) Project Management
2 7 (9.86%) SOA
2 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.04%) OO
4 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.63%) Service Management
5 4 (5.63%) MVC
5 4 (5.63%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (5.63%) Time Management
5 4 (5.63%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.23%) Web Development
6 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.23%) Automated Testing
6 3 (4.23%) Validation
6 3 (4.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) SQL
2 14 (19.72%) Java
2 14 (19.72%) Perl
3 12 (16.90%) Shell Script
4 10 (14.08%) Python
5 9 (12.68%) Bash Shell
6 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.45%) C++
8 5 (7.04%) C
8 5 (7.04%) PL/SQL
8 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
8 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.63%) Groovy
9 4 (5.63%) C#
10 3 (4.23%) Korn
10 3 (4.23%) sed
11 2 (2.82%) Bourne shell
11 2 (2.82%) COBOL
11 2 (2.82%) REXX
12 1 (1.41%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) NCDA
3 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) HND
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
4 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (8.45%) vSphere
6 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.82%) RACF
7 2 (2.82%) Samba
7 2 (2.82%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (18.31%) Data Guard
2 7 (9.86%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.63%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.82%) CA Endevor
4 2 (2.82%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.82%) Puppet
4 2 (2.82%) CFEngine
4 2 (2.82%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.41%) Cacti
5 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.41%) OpenView
5 1 (1.41%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.41%) MOM
5 1 (1.41%) Nagios
5 1 (1.41%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Oracle
2 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
3 25 (35.21%) Red Hat
4 16 (22.54%) VMware
5 11 (15.49%) NetApp
6 10 (14.08%) Sun
6 10 (14.08%) Cisco
6 10 (14.08%) IBM
7 8 (11.27%) Citrix
8 7 (9.86%) Veritas
8 7 (9.86%) EMC
9 6 (8.45%) HP
10 5 (7.04%) Dell
10 5 (7.04%) BMC
10 5 (7.04%) CommVault
10 5 (7.04%) Veeam
11 4 (5.63%) Sybase
11 4 (5.63%) SAP
12 3 (4.23%) CA
13 2 (2.82%) Informatica
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