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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 129 122 146
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 38 30 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.33% 1.00% 0.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.97% 4.34% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 25
Median salary £42,000 £42,250 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.59% +4.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £52,650
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%
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
637 691 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.34% 23.06% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 358 410 569
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Glasgow 0 23 £42,000 -23.63% 4
Edinburgh +8 13 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Aberdeen - 1 £43,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 56 (73.68%) Unix
2 46 (60.53%) Linux
3 34 (44.74%) Oracle
4 33 (43.42%) Veritas
5 32 (42.11%) Finance
6 30 (39.47%) AIX
7 29 (38.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (31.58%) Data Centre
9 22 (28.95%) Migration
10 21 (27.63%) VMware
11 20 (26.32%) Law
11 20 (26.32%) EMC
11 20 (26.32%) Red Hat
12 19 (25.00%) Shell Script
13 17 (22.37%) Windows
14 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (19.74%) SAN
16 14 (18.42%) IBM
16 14 (18.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 14 (18.42%) Veritas File System
16 14 (18.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 14 (18.42%) WebSphere
17 13 (17.11%) HP
17 13 (17.11%) WebSphere Application Server
18 12 (15.79%) Banking
18 12 (15.79%) Billing
18 12 (15.79%) Clustering
19 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
20 9 (11.84%) Sun
20 9 (11.84%) Java

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 14 (18.42%) WebSphere
2 13 (17.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (3.95%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) SAN
2 4 (5.26%) Firewall
2 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.95%) LAN
3 3 (3.95%) WAN
4 2 (2.63%) VLAN
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.32%) DNS
5 1 (1.32%) HTTP
5 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.32%) Internet
5 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) MySQL
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) DB2
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (42.11%) Finance
2 20 (26.32%) Law
3 12 (15.79%) Banking
3 12 (15.79%) Billing
4 2 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Administrator
2 15 (19.74%) Solaris Administrator
2 15 (19.74%) Systems Administrator
2 15 (19.74%) Unix Administrator
3 8 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (9.21%) Consultant
4 7 (9.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.89%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.89%) Unix Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) Solaris Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) DBA
7 4 (5.26%) Designer
7 4 (5.26%) HPUX Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Linux Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) CSS
1 4 (5.26%) HTML
2 3 (3.95%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (3.95%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (3.95%) X-Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Middleware
3 2 (2.63%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.63%) Web Services
4 1 (1.32%) CSS3
4 1 (1.32%) HTML5
4 1 (1.32%) jQuery
4 1 (1.32%) JSON
4 1 (1.32%) JSP
4 1 (1.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.79%) Clustering
3 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) DataPower
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (73.68%) Unix
2 46 (60.53%) Linux
3 30 (39.47%) AIX
4 29 (38.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (22.37%) Windows
6 7 (9.21%) HPUX
6 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.89%) CentOS
8 3 (3.95%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.63%) OpenVMS
9 2 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.32%) Debian
10 1 (1.32%) SUSE
10 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Migration
2 9 (11.84%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
4 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.26%) High Availability
5 4 (5.26%) Information Security
6 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.95%) Identity Management
6 3 (3.95%) Process Improvement
6 3 (3.95%) TDD
7 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.63%) Email Filtering
7 2 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (2.63%) Web Filtering
8 1 (1.32%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (1.32%) Security Operations
8 1 (1.32%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 9 (11.84%) Java
2 9 (11.84%) Perl
3 8 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 6 (7.89%) SQL
5 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.95%) Korn
6 3 (3.95%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) HND
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) CCNA
3 1 (1.32%) CCSA
3 1 (1.32%) CCSE
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) COBIT
2 2 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (18.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 14 (18.42%) Veritas File System
2 14 (18.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (7.89%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.63%) KVM
6 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.63%) Puppet
3 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (2.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.32%) Nagios
4 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (44.74%) Oracle
2 33 (43.42%) Veritas
3 21 (27.63%) VMware
4 20 (26.32%) EMC
4 20 (26.32%) Red Hat
5 14 (18.42%) IBM
6 13 (17.11%) HP
7 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
8 9 (11.84%) Sun
9 8 (10.53%) Dell
10 6 (7.89%) Citrix
11 3 (3.95%) Symantec
12 2 (2.63%) Cisco
12 2 (2.63%) NetApp
13 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.32%) Nokia
13 1 (1.32%) Sybase
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