The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 137 110 88
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -22
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 36 42 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 1.28% 2.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.97% 4.78% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 36
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £49,250 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
907 879 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.28% 26.71% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 559 588 548
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
UK

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 0 16 £45,500 +13.75%
Glasgow -18 11 £42,000 -1.75% 1
Dundee - 4 £42,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Stirling -14 2 £47,500 - 1
Fife - 1 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 52 (67.53%) UNIX
2 49 (63.64%) Linux
3 32 (41.56%) Oracle
4 26 (33.77%) Windows
5 25 (32.47%) AIX
6 22 (28.57%) Finance
7 19 (24.68%) Shell Script
8 17 (22.08%) Perl
8 17 (22.08%) VMware
9 16 (20.78%) Java
9 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
10 15 (19.48%) Cisco
11 14 (18.18%) Citrix
11 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 13 (16.88%) MySQL
12 13 (16.88%) Red Hat
12 13 (16.88%) WebSphere
12 13 (16.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (15.58%) NetApp
13 12 (15.58%) OO
13 12 (15.58%) IBM
14 11 (14.29%) SLA
14 11 (14.29%) Python
14 11 (14.29%) J2EE
14 11 (14.29%) NetBackup
14 11 (14.29%) Oracle Database
15 10 (12.99%) Oracle BI EE
15 10 (12.99%) Veritas
15 10 (12.99%) SAN
15 10 (12.99%) HP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (16.88%) WebSphere
2 10 (12.99%) WebLogic
3 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
4 7 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
4 7 (9.09%) Mule
4 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 6 (7.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (7.79%) Apache
6 5 (6.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (6.49%) IIS
7 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
7 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.19%) Lync
7 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (5.19%) nginx
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle BPEL
9 2 (2.60%) ColdFusion
9 2 (2.60%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (2.60%) GemFire
10 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) SAN
1 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.39%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (7.79%) HTTP
3 6 (7.79%) DNS
4 4 (5.19%) LDAP
4 4 (5.19%) HTTPS
4 4 (5.19%) SSL
4 4 (5.19%) Internet
5 2 (2.60%) Firewall
6 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.30%) NAS
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.30%) DHCP
6 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.88%) MySQL
3 11 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 10 (12.99%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (11.69%) RDBMS
5 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.49%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.90%) SQLPlus
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.30%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) RSpec
1 7 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 7 (9.09%) Jasmine
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) Toad
General
1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.90%) International Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Front Office
4 3 (3.90%) Legal
4 3 (3.90%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Military
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Administrator
2 15 (19.48%) Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) UNIX Administrator
5 8 (10.39%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
6 7 (9.09%) DBA
7 6 (7.79%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.79%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 5 (6.49%) WebSphere Specialist
8 5 (6.49%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.49%) Programmer
9 4 (5.19%) Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Applications Specialist
10 3 (3.90%) Java Analyst Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Junior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) J2EE
2 9 (11.69%) HTML
3 8 (10.39%) XML
3 8 (10.39%) jQuery
4 7 (9.09%) Spring
4 7 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 7 (9.09%) JMS
4 7 (9.09%) CSS
5 6 (7.79%) Swing
5 6 (7.79%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (6.49%) Backbone.js
6 5 (6.49%) Ember.js
7 3 (3.90%) Middleware
7 3 (3.90%) Web Services
8 2 (2.60%) .NET
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.30%) HTML5
9 1 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.30%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Equities
1 5 (6.49%) Open Source
1 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.90%) Statistics
2 3 (3.90%) Clustering
3 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) HACMP
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.30%) Wiki
4 1 (1.30%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.30%) DTV
4 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 52 (67.53%) UNIX
2 49 (63.64%) Linux
3 26 (33.77%) Windows
4 25 (32.47%) AIX
5 13 (16.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.79%) Mac OS X
7 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.19%) Ubuntu
8 4 (5.19%) OpenSolaris
9 2 (2.60%) HPUX
9 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.30%) CentOS
10 1 (1.30%) zOS
10 1 (1.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) OO
2 10 (12.99%) SOA
3 8 (10.39%) TDD
4 7 (9.09%) Web Development
4 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 7 (9.09%) OOD
5 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.79%) BDD
6 5 (6.49%) Pair Programming
6 5 (6.49%) MVC
6 5 (6.49%) ITIL
7 4 (5.19%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.90%) Test Management
8 3 (3.90%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.90%) BPEL
8 3 (3.90%) Project Management
8 3 (3.90%) E-business
8 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) Shell Script
2 17 (22.08%) Perl
3 16 (20.78%) Java
4 11 (14.29%) Python
5 9 (11.69%) SQL
5 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.39%) Bash Shell
7 7 (9.09%) Ruby
8 6 (7.79%) CoffeeScript
9 5 (6.49%) Korn
10 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.90%) C
12 2 (2.60%) sed
12 2 (2.60%) C#
12 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.60%) Bourne shell
13 1 (1.30%) AWK
13 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) ISEB
3 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (10.39%) Hyper-V
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (5.19%) vSphere
3 2 (2.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.30%) Gluster
4 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.30%) NFS
4 1 (1.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 8 (10.39%) Data Guard
2 8 (10.39%) Backup Exec
3 6 (7.79%) MOM
3 6 (7.79%) Capistrano
4 4 (5.19%) Tivoli
4 4 (5.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (5.19%) Puppet
5 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.60%) Legato
6 2 (2.60%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.60%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.60%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.30%) Cacti
7 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.30%) Nagios
7 1 (1.30%) Control-M
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (41.56%) Oracle
2 17 (22.08%) VMware
3 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
4 15 (19.48%) Cisco
5 14 (18.18%) Citrix
6 13 (16.88%) Red Hat
7 12 (15.58%) NetApp
7 12 (15.58%) IBM
8 10 (12.99%) Veritas
8 10 (12.99%) HP
8 10 (12.99%) EMC
9 8 (10.39%) JBoss
9 8 (10.39%) CommVault
10 7 (9.09%) TIBCO
11 6 (7.79%) Sun
11 6 (7.79%) Informatica
12 4 (5.19%) Dell
12 4 (5.19%) Veeam
13 3 (3.90%) PeopleSoft
14 2 (2.60%) Sybase
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