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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK / Scotland
Rank 123 106 139
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +33
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 12 43 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.53% 1.49% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.49% 5.87% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 15
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,200 £24,969
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%

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
482 732 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.25% 25.34% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 322 431 433
Median salary £40,000 £41,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,402 £29,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +10 9 £48,750 +13.37%
Glasgow -6 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Fife +1 1 £46,000 +58.62%
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 27 (84.38%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) Unix
3 16 (50.00%) Windows
4 14 (43.75%) AIX
4 14 (43.75%) Oracle
5 13 (40.63%) SQL
5 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
6 11 (34.38%) Finance
7 10 (31.25%) Perl
8 9 (28.13%) PL/SQL
8 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
9 8 (25.00%) Shell Script
9 8 (25.00%) Banking
9 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (21.88%) VMware
10 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (18.75%) SAN
11 6 (18.75%) Change Management
11 6 (18.75%) DNS
11 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 6 (18.75%) Python
11 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
12 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (15.63%) LDAP
12 5 (15.63%) C++
12 5 (15.63%) Java
12 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (15.63%) Sun
12 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
12 5 (15.63%) Service Management

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 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
1 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (12.50%) GlassFish
3 3 (9.38%) Apache
3 3 (9.38%) JBoss
3 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) SAN
3 5 (15.63%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) DHCP
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) HTTP
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) Skype
4 1 (3.13%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (3.13%) SSH
4 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (9.38%) DataStage
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.13%) Informix
6 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Applications Support
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Server Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Support Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Middleware
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) LAMP
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) PKI
1 4 (12.50%) Replication
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) Unix
3 16 (50.00%) Windows
4 14 (43.75%) AIX
5 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 4 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.50%) zOS
7 3 (9.38%) CentOS
7 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (6.25%) HPUX
8 2 (6.25%) OpenVMS
8 2 (6.25%) VMS
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Change Management
2 5 (15.63%) Service Management
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (12.50%) DevOps
3 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Open Source
3 4 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) ETL
4 3 (9.38%) Forensic Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) ITSM
4 3 (9.38%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (9.38%) Security Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Content Management
5 2 (6.25%) Document Management
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) Perl
3 9 (28.13%) PL/SQL
4 8 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (18.75%) Python
6 5 (15.63%) C++
6 5 (15.63%) Java
7 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.38%) C
7 3 (9.38%) Ruby
7 3 (9.38%) VB
8 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) CREST Certified
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) CEH
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
3 1 (3.13%) GCIH
3 1 (3.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.50%) NFS
3 4 (12.50%) Samba
3 4 (12.50%) Squid
4 2 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (6.25%) Veritas File System
4 2 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Sendmail
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.38%) Ansible
2 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.38%) Puppet
3 2 (6.25%) CSIRT
3 2 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
3 7 (21.88%) VMware
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) Sun
6 4 (12.50%) Veritas
7 3 (9.38%) Ab Initio
7 3 (9.38%) Informatica
8 2 (6.25%) Citrix
8 2 (6.25%) HP
8 2 (6.25%) IBM
9 1 (3.13%) Dell
9 1 (3.13%) EMC
9 1 (3.13%) Symantec