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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 124 128 139
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 38 34 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.28% 1.10% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.28% 4.52% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 19
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £53,000 £55,124
UK excluding London average salary £41,820 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.06% +5.88%
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
720 753 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.25% 24.26% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 428 446 588
Average salary £41,269 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.05% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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 -4 20 £42,500 -
Edinburgh -2 10 £43,000 +10.96% 3
West Lothian +5 2 £55,125 -
Highlands - 2 - -
Fife - 2 £29,000 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £45,000 -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 68 (77.27%) Unix
2 62 (70.45%) Linux
3 47 (53.41%) Oracle
4 43 (48.86%) Shell Script
5 36 (40.91%) Windows
6 35 (39.77%) Finance
7 32 (36.36%) AIX
8 30 (34.09%) Oracle Database
9 26 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (29.55%) SQL
10 24 (27.27%) PL/SQL
10 24 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
10 24 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (21.59%) VMware
11 19 (21.59%) WebSphere
11 19 (21.59%) Banking
11 19 (21.59%) Oracle Application Server
12 17 (19.32%) SQL Server
13 15 (17.05%) IBM
14 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
14 14 (15.91%) Perl
14 14 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (14.77%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (14.77%) Service Management
16 12 (13.64%) Middleware
16 12 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
16 12 (13.64%) ITIL
16 12 (13.64%) Red Hat
17 11 (12.50%) SAN

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 19 (21.59%) Oracle Application Server
1 19 (21.59%) WebSphere
2 12 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (4.55%) Apache
3 4 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (4.55%) JBoss
3 4 (4.55%) MQSeries
3 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.55%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.27%) ColdFusion
5 2 (2.27%) SAS
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (3.41%) Primavera
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.14%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) SAN
2 8 (9.09%) Internet
3 5 (5.68%) DNS
3 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.55%) HTTP
4 4 (4.55%) HTTPS
4 4 (4.55%) SSL
5 2 (2.27%) LDAP
5 2 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.09%) Oracle Database
2 24 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
2 24 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (19.32%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.82%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.27%) Base SAS
8 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.14%) PeopleTools
General
1 35 (39.77%) Finance
2 19 (21.59%) Banking
3 9 (10.23%) Law
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (29.55%) DBA
2 23 (26.14%) Oracle DBA
3 22 (25.00%) Administrator
4 14 (15.91%) Unix Administrator
5 10 (11.36%) Solaris Administrator
5 10 (11.36%) Technical Specialist
6 7 (7.95%) Consultant
6 7 (7.95%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.82%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.68%) Linux Support
8 5 (5.68%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (5.68%) Unix Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Linux Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Web Applications Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Web Applications Support
9 4 (4.55%) Web Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.64%) Middleware
2 8 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (4.55%) J2EE
3 4 (4.55%) Regular Expression
4 3 (3.41%) WebCenter
5 2 (2.27%) HTML
5 2 (2.27%) Software Packaging
5 2 (2.27%) XML
6 1 (1.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 9 (10.23%) Clustering
4 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.55%) Online Banking
6 3 (3.41%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.14%) CMDB
8 1 (1.14%) DataPower
8 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (77.27%) Unix
2 62 (70.45%) Linux
3 36 (40.91%) Windows
4 32 (36.36%) AIX
5 26 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.68%) Windows Server
7 5 (5.68%) zOS
8 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.27%) CentOS
9 2 (2.27%) HPUX
9 2 (2.27%) OpenVMS
9 2 (2.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.77%) Continuous Improvement
1 13 (14.77%) Service Management
2 12 (13.64%) ITIL
3 11 (12.50%) Migration
4 9 (10.23%) Mentoring
5 7 (7.95%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.68%) Information Security
7 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.55%) ERP
7 4 (4.55%) ETL
7 4 (4.55%) Memory Management
7 4 (4.55%) Process Improvement
7 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.41%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.41%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.41%) Data Management
8 3 (3.41%) High Availability
8 3 (3.41%) Network Management
8 3 (3.41%) SOA
8 3 (3.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 43 (48.86%) Shell Script
2 26 (29.55%) SQL
3 24 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 14 (15.91%) Perl
5 9 (10.23%) Java
6 7 (7.95%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.68%) Python
8 4 (4.55%) sed
9 3 (3.41%) Korn
10 1 (1.14%) PeopleCode
10 1 (1.14%) Ruby
10 1 (1.14%) SQR
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) HND
4 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.27%) SAS Certification
5 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.14%) OCP
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (11.36%) Veritas File System
2 10 (11.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.27%) KVM
4 2 (2.27%) vSphere
5 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (3.41%) Puppet
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 47 (53.41%) Oracle
2 19 (21.59%) VMware
3 15 (17.05%) IBM
4 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
5 12 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 11 (12.50%) HP
6 11 (12.50%) Veritas
7 7 (7.95%) Sun
8 6 (6.82%) Dell
9 5 (5.68%) Citrix
10 4 (4.55%) EMC
10 4 (4.55%) Informatica
11 3 (3.41%) Hyperion
11 3 (3.41%) Symantec
12 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (1.14%) SAP
12 1 (1.14%) Sybase