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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 129 119 94
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -25
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 39 41 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.08% 1.27% 2.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% 4.84% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 38
Average salary £42,250 £43,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.42% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
897 847 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.82% 26.17% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 549 563 536
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 £27,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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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 -4 16 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Glasgow -17 10 £43,500 +1.16% 2
Dundee +3 5 £42,500 +3.67%
North Lanarkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Stirling -12 2 £47,500 -
Fife - 1 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (65.82%) Linux
2 51 (64.56%) UNIX
3 33 (41.77%) Oracle
4 28 (35.44%) Windows
5 27 (34.18%) AIX
6 23 (29.11%) Finance
7 20 (25.32%) Shell Script
8 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
9 17 (21.52%) Java
10 16 (20.25%) Perl
10 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
10 16 (20.25%) VMware
11 14 (17.72%) Citrix
11 14 (17.72%) MySQL
11 14 (17.72%) Cisco
12 13 (16.46%) NetApp
12 13 (16.46%) Oracle Database
13 12 (15.19%) SLA
13 12 (15.19%) Red Hat
13 12 (15.19%) Python
13 12 (15.19%) SOA
13 12 (15.19%) WebLogic
13 12 (15.19%) WebSphere
13 12 (15.19%) Oracle BI EE
13 12 (15.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (13.92%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (13.92%) Data Guard
14 11 (13.92%) Oracle RMAN
14 11 (13.92%) OO
14 11 (13.92%) IBM

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 12 (15.19%) WebLogic
1 12 (15.19%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (8.86%) Apache
3 7 (8.86%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.59%) IIS
4 6 (7.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (7.59%) Mule
4 6 (7.59%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (6.33%) nginx
5 5 (6.33%) Lync
5 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (2.53%) ColdFusion
8 2 (2.53%) GemFire
8 2 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (8.86%) DNS
3 7 (8.86%) SAN
4 6 (7.59%) HTTP
5 5 (6.33%) LDAP
6 4 (5.06%) Internet
6 4 (5.06%) SSL
6 4 (5.06%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.27%) DHCP
7 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.72%) MySQL
3 13 (16.46%) Oracle Database
4 12 (15.19%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (10.13%) RDBMS
5 8 (10.13%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.06%) SQLPlus
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.53%) DataStage
7 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) RSpec
1 7 (8.86%) Cucumber
1 7 (8.86%) Jasmine
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.27%) JIRA
2 1 (1.27%) Toad
General
1 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Retail Banking
3 4 (5.06%) International Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Legal
4 3 (3.80%) Advertising
4 3 (3.80%) Front Office
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Military
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Administrator
2 15 (18.99%) Developer
3 12 (15.19%) Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) Oracle DBA
4 9 (11.39%) UNIX Administrator
4 9 (11.39%) DBA
5 8 (10.13%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 8 (10.13%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Ruby Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.33%) WebSphere Specialist
7 5 (6.33%) Junior DBA
7 5 (6.33%) Junior Oracle DBA
7 5 (6.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Junior
7 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.33%) Programmer
8 4 (5.06%) Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) J2EE
2 8 (10.13%) HTML
3 7 (8.86%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (8.86%) jQuery
3 7 (8.86%) CSS
3 7 (8.86%) XML
4 6 (7.59%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (7.59%) JMS
4 6 (7.59%) Swing
4 6 (7.59%) Spring
4 6 (7.59%) Hibernate
5 5 (6.33%) Backbone.js
5 5 (6.33%) Ember.js
6 4 (5.06%) Middleware
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.53%) Web Services
8 1 (1.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Equities
2 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.33%) Open Source
3 4 (5.06%) Statistics
4 3 (3.80%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) HACMP
6 1 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.27%) Derivative
6 1 (1.27%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.27%) Wiki
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 52 (65.82%) Linux
2 51 (64.56%) UNIX
3 28 (35.44%) Windows
4 27 (34.18%) AIX
5 12 (15.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.59%) Mac OS X
6 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.33%) Ubuntu
7 5 (6.33%) OpenSolaris
7 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.53%) HPUX
9 1 (1.27%) SUSE
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) SOA
2 11 (13.92%) OO
3 8 (10.13%) TDD
4 7 (8.86%) Web Development
4 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (8.86%) Data Protection
5 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.59%) OOD
5 6 (7.59%) BDD
6 5 (6.33%) Pair Programming
6 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.33%) MVC
7 4 (5.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.06%) Project Management
7 4 (5.06%) ITIL
7 4 (5.06%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.80%) Automated Testing
8 3 (3.80%) BPEL
8 3 (3.80%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.32%) Shell Script
2 17 (21.52%) Java
3 16 (20.25%) Perl
4 12 (15.19%) Python
5 10 (12.66%) SQL
6 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.13%) Bash Shell
8 7 (8.86%) Ruby
9 6 (7.59%) CoffeeScript
10 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
11 4 (5.06%) Korn
12 3 (3.80%) C
13 2 (2.53%) sed
13 2 (2.53%) C#
13 2 (2.53%) C++
13 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.53%) Bourne shell
14 1 (1.27%) AWK
14 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) ISEB
3 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) Oracle RAC
1 11 (13.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (11.39%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.33%) vSphere
5 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.27%) Gluster
5 1 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.27%) NFS
5 1 (1.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) Data Guard
2 10 (12.66%) NetBackup
3 8 (10.13%) Backup Exec
4 6 (7.59%) MOM
4 6 (7.59%) Capistrano
5 4 (5.06%) Puppet
6 3 (3.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.53%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.53%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.27%) Cacti
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.27%) Nagios
8 1 (1.27%) Control-M
8 1 (1.27%) Legato
Vendors
1 33 (41.77%) Oracle
2 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.25%) VMware
4 14 (17.72%) Citrix
4 14 (17.72%) Cisco
5 13 (16.46%) NetApp
6 12 (15.19%) Red Hat
7 11 (13.92%) IBM
8 9 (11.39%) Veritas
8 9 (11.39%) HP
9 8 (10.13%) EMC
9 8 (10.13%) CommVault
10 7 (8.86%) JBoss
10 7 (8.86%) Informatica
11 6 (7.59%) TIBCO
12 5 (6.33%) Veeam
12 5 (6.33%) Sun
12 5 (6.33%) Dell
13 3 (3.80%) PeopleSoft
14 2 (2.53%) Sybase
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