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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 118 121 101
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 39 45 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.29% 1.32% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.58% 4.80% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 33
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,500 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
699 938 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.07% 27.49% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 419 601 423
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Edinburgh +19 19 £34,000 -40.86%
Glasgow -7 10 £42,500 +6.25%
Stirling - 6 £50,000 -
West Lothian -3 3 - -
West Dunbartonshire -3 1 £36,500 -31.13%
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 48 (78.69%) UNIX
1 48 (78.69%) Linux
2 26 (42.62%) Windows
2 26 (42.62%) Finance
3 23 (37.70%) AIX
3 23 (37.70%) SQL
4 22 (36.07%) Oracle
4 22 (36.07%) Red Hat
5 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
6 20 (32.79%) Perl
7 19 (31.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (27.87%) VMware
9 15 (24.59%) Relational Database
10 14 (22.95%) NetBackup
10 14 (22.95%) SAN
10 14 (22.95%) Sun
11 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
11 13 (21.31%) Veritas
12 12 (19.67%) ITIL
12 12 (19.67%) RDBMS
12 12 (19.67%) Oracle Database
13 11 (18.03%) LDAP
13 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
13 11 (18.03%) HP
13 11 (18.03%) PL/SQL
13 11 (18.03%) Shell Script
14 10 (16.39%) IBM
14 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (14.75%) Degree
15 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database 11g

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (13.11%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.20%) JBoss
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.92%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.28%) CICS
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.64%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) SAN
2 11 (18.03%) LDAP
3 8 (13.11%) DNS
4 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.92%) SSL
6 2 (3.28%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.64%) SWIFTNet
7 1 (1.64%) NAS
7 1 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
2 15 (24.59%) Relational Database
3 12 (19.67%) RDBMS
3 12 (19.67%) Oracle Database
4 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (11.48%) Oracle Exadata
6 7 (11.48%) MySQL
7 6 (9.84%) MarkLogic
7 6 (9.84%) TimesTen
7 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.28%) Informix
8 2 (3.28%) DB2
8 2 (3.28%) Ingres
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.64%) SQLPlus
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.28%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (42.62%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Analyst
2 10 (16.39%) DBA
3 9 (14.75%) Support Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (11.48%) Administrator
6 6 (9.84%) Security Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.56%) Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) UNIX Administrator
9 3 (4.92%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.92%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (3.28%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) UNIX Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 7 (11.48%) HTML
2 5 (8.20%) Web Services
2 5 (8.20%) .NET
3 4 (6.56%) XML
3 4 (6.56%) CSS
3 4 (6.56%) Middleware
3 4 (6.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (6.56%) Spring
3 4 (6.56%) Spring MVC
3 4 (6.56%) HTML5
3 4 (6.56%) CSS3
3 4 (6.56%) Restlet
3 4 (6.56%) JAX-RS
4 2 (3.28%) WinForms
4 2 (3.28%) WPF
4 2 (3.28%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) PKI
2 3 (4.92%) Physics
3 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.28%) Replication
3 2 (3.28%) Clustering
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.64%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.64%) FMCG
4 1 (1.64%) iPhone
4 1 (1.64%) Tandem
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 48 (78.69%) UNIX
1 48 (78.69%) Linux
2 26 (42.62%) Windows
3 23 (37.70%) AIX
4 19 (31.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.84%) Mac OS X
5 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.92%) zOS
8 2 (3.28%) HPUX
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) Service Management
3 7 (11.48%) Asset Management
3 7 (11.48%) Release Management
3 7 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (9.84%) Project Management
4 6 (9.84%) Validation
4 6 (9.84%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (6.56%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (6.56%) OO
5 4 (6.56%) MVC
5 4 (6.56%) Use Case
5 4 (6.56%) Time Management
5 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.92%) Coaching
6 3 (4.92%) Memory Management
6 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.92%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) SQL
2 20 (32.79%) Perl
3 11 (18.03%) PL/SQL
3 11 (18.03%) Shell Script
4 9 (14.75%) sed
4 9 (14.75%) Java
5 6 (9.84%) AWK
5 6 (9.84%) Bourne shell
5 6 (9.84%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.20%) Korn
6 5 (8.20%) Python
6 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.56%) C
7 4 (6.56%) C#
7 4 (6.56%) C++
7 4 (6.56%) VB
7 4 (6.56%) Groovy
8 2 (3.28%) COBOL
8 2 (3.28%) REXX
9 1 (1.64%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) NCDA
3 1 (1.64%) CEH
3 1 (1.64%) GCIH
3 1 (1.64%) CCNA
3 1 (1.64%) CISSP
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (13.11%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (11.48%) VMware ESX
6 5 (8.20%) vSphere
7 4 (6.56%) PowerHA
8 2 (3.28%) RACF
9 1 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.64%) Samba
9 1 (1.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) NetBackup
2 8 (13.11%) Data Guard
3 7 (11.48%) HP SIM
3 7 (11.48%) Control-M
4 6 (9.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Puppet
6 4 (6.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
8 2 (3.28%) CA Endevor
8 2 (3.28%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.64%) Nagios
9 1 (1.64%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Oracle
1 22 (36.07%) Red Hat
2 17 (27.87%) VMware
3 14 (22.95%) Sun
4 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
4 13 (21.31%) Veritas
5 11 (18.03%) HP
6 10 (16.39%) IBM
7 9 (14.75%) BMC
8 7 (11.48%) SolarWinds
8 7 (11.48%) EMC
8 7 (11.48%) Sybase
9 6 (9.84%) Vertica
9 6 (9.84%) MapR
10 5 (8.20%) Symantec
11 4 (6.56%) Dell
12 3 (4.92%) NetApp
12 3 (4.92%) CA
12 3 (4.92%) CommVault
13 2 (3.28%) SAP