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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 124 133 99
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -34
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 32 32 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 0.97% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.30% 3.34% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 39
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,997 £29,450 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £55,062 £57,600
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
745 959 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.17% 29.03% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 445 589 451
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £55,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +15 18 £32,500 -53.57% 2
Stirling - 6 £50,000 -
Glasgow -4 4 £42,500 +6.91% 2
West Lothian - 3 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 57 (81.43%) Linux
2 54 (77.14%) UNIX
3 36 (51.43%) Windows
4 30 (42.86%) AIX
5 24 (34.29%) Red Hat
6 23 (32.86%) Oracle
6 23 (32.86%) Finance
7 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
8 21 (30.00%) SQL
9 19 (27.14%) VMware
10 18 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
11 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
12 15 (21.43%) NetBackup
13 14 (20.00%) Shell Script
14 13 (18.57%) Veritas
14 13 (18.57%) Sun
14 13 (18.57%) Perl
15 12 (17.14%) IBM
15 12 (17.14%) DNS
15 12 (17.14%) ITIL
15 12 (17.14%) LDAP
15 12 (17.14%) Oracle Database
16 11 (15.71%) Java
16 11 (15.71%) HP
16 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (15.71%) Degree
17 10 (14.29%) Apple iOS
17 10 (14.29%) SAN
17 10 (14.29%) BMC

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.57%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.29%) JBoss
5 2 (2.86%) CICS
5 2 (2.86%) Apache
5 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.43%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) DNS
1 12 (17.14%) LDAP
2 10 (14.29%) SAN
3 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.29%) SSL
5 2 (2.86%) Firewall
5 2 (2.86%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (2.86%) NAS
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.43%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.43%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.43%) VoIP
6 1 (1.43%) DHCP
6 1 (1.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.14%) Oracle Database
3 9 (12.86%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (5.71%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (2.86%) SQLPlus
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.86%) DB2
8 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.43%) MySQL
9 1 (1.43%) Informix
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.43%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (32.86%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) International Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Support Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Administrator
3 9 (12.86%) DBA
4 8 (11.43%) UNIX Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) Security Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Junior
7 4 (5.71%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 4 (5.71%) Junior Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.71%) Junior DBA
7 4 (5.71%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Security Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) IT Support
8 3 (4.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) HTML
2 6 (8.57%) Middleware
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (7.14%) Web Services
4 4 (5.71%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (5.71%) CSS
4 4 (5.71%) XML
4 4 (5.71%) .NET
4 4 (5.71%) HTML5
4 4 (5.71%) Spring MVC
4 4 (5.71%) Spring
4 4 (5.71%) CSS3
4 4 (5.71%) Restlet
4 4 (5.71%) JAX-RS
5 1 (1.43%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.43%) WinForms
5 1 (1.43%) WPF
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) PKI
2 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.29%) Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) Physics
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.86%) iPhone
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.86%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.86%) Replication
3 2 (2.86%) Derivative
3 2 (2.86%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Exalogic
4 1 (1.43%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.43%) Tandem
4 1 (1.43%) Equities
4 1 (1.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 57 (81.43%) Linux
2 54 (77.14%) UNIX
3 36 (51.43%) Windows
4 30 (42.86%) AIX
5 18 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 10 (14.29%) Mac OS X
7 4 (5.71%) HPUX
7 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.29%) zOS
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.43%) SUSE
10 1 (1.43%) Fedora
10 1 (1.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) ITIL
2 7 (10.00%) Service Management
2 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.57%) Project Management
3 6 (8.57%) Release Management
3 6 (8.57%) Asset Management
4 5 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.71%) SOA
5 4 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (5.71%) OO
5 4 (5.71%) Use Case
5 4 (5.71%) MVC
5 4 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.71%) Time Management
6 3 (4.29%) Coaching
6 3 (4.29%) Validation
6 3 (4.29%) Memory Management
6 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) SQL
2 14 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 13 (18.57%) Perl
4 11 (15.71%) Java
5 7 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.57%) C++
7 5 (7.14%) Korn
7 5 (7.14%) C#
7 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.71%) Python
8 4 (5.71%) C
8 4 (5.71%) Groovy
9 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.29%) VB
10 2 (2.86%) REXX
10 2 (2.86%) COBOL
10 2 (2.86%) sed
11 1 (1.43%) XAML
11 1 (1.43%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) NCDA
3 1 (1.43%) GCIH
3 1 (1.43%) CEH
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) HND
3 1 (1.43%) CISSP
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (8.57%) VMware ESX
6 5 (7.14%) vSphere
7 4 (5.71%) PowerHA
8 2 (2.86%) RACF
8 2 (2.86%) NFS
8 2 (2.86%) Samba
9 1 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (21.43%) NetBackup
2 8 (11.43%) Data Guard
3 6 (8.57%) Control-M
3 6 (8.57%) HP SIM
4 5 (7.14%) Puppet
5 4 (5.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.86%) CA Endevor
7 2 (2.86%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.43%) OpenView
8 1 (1.43%) Nagios
8 1 (1.43%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (1.43%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Red Hat
2 23 (32.86%) Oracle
3 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 19 (27.14%) VMware
5 13 (18.57%) Veritas
5 13 (18.57%) Sun
6 12 (17.14%) IBM
7 11 (15.71%) HP
8 10 (14.29%) BMC
9 9 (12.86%) EMC
10 6 (8.57%) Symantec
10 6 (8.57%) SolarWinds
11 5 (7.14%) NetApp
12 4 (5.71%) Citrix
12 4 (5.71%) Dell
12 4 (5.71%) Sybase
13 3 (4.29%) SAP
13 3 (4.29%) CA
13 3 (4.29%) CommVault
14 2 (2.86%) Cisco
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