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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 127 130 107
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 33 48 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 1.25% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.71% 4.93% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 31
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
700 973 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.94% 25.27% 26.96%
Number of salaries quoted 413 629 457
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +17 16 £32,500 -43.47% 1
Glasgow -18 6 - - 1
West Lothian -1 4 - - 1
Stirling - 3 £52,500 -
West Dunbartonshire -3 2 £36,500 -31.13%
Highlands - 1 - - 1
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 46 (80.70%) Linux
2 40 (70.18%) UNIX
3 25 (43.86%) Finance
4 24 (42.11%) Windows
5 22 (38.60%) Perl
5 22 (38.60%) AIX
6 21 (36.84%) Oracle
7 20 (35.09%) Red Hat
8 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 18 (31.58%) SQL
10 17 (29.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (28.07%) VMware
11 16 (28.07%) Relational Database
12 13 (22.81%) Sun
12 13 (22.81%) SAN
13 12 (21.05%) NetBackup
13 12 (21.05%) Oracle Database
14 11 (19.30%) RDBMS
14 11 (19.30%) HP
14 11 (19.30%) Veritas
14 11 (19.30%) Shell Script
14 11 (19.30%) Degree
15 10 (17.54%) ITIL
15 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
15 10 (17.54%) Oracle RMAN
15 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (15.79%) PL/SQL
16 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
16 9 (15.79%) DNS
16 9 (15.79%) Service Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (14.04%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.77%) JBoss
3 3 (5.26%) Apache
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.51%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.75%) CICS
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) SAN
2 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.79%) DNS
3 8 (14.04%) LDAP
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) VoIP
4 1 (1.75%) WLAN
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
4 1 (1.75%) Wireless
4 1 (1.75%) VLAN
4 1 (1.75%) NAS
4 1 (1.75%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.07%) Relational Database
3 12 (21.05%) Oracle Database
4 11 (19.30%) RDBMS
5 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (12.28%) MySQL
7 7 (12.28%) Oracle Exadata
7 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (10.53%) TimesTen
8 6 (10.53%) MarkLogic
8 6 (10.53%) MongoDB
9 3 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (3.51%) Ingres
10 2 (3.51%) SQLPlus
10 2 (3.51%) Informix
11 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.75%) DB2
11 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.51%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) DBA
3 10 (17.54%) Oracle DBA
3 10 (17.54%) Administrator
4 8 (14.04%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.53%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (3.51%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) IT Support
7 2 (3.51%) Designer
7 2 (3.51%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (8.77%) Middleware
3 4 (7.02%) HTML5
3 4 (7.02%) CSS3
3 4 (7.02%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (7.02%) Restlet
3 4 (7.02%) JAX-RS
3 4 (7.02%) HTML
3 4 (7.02%) CSS
3 4 (7.02%) Web Services
3 4 (7.02%) Spring
3 4 (7.02%) Spring MVC
4 3 (5.26%) .NET
5 2 (3.51%) WPF
5 2 (3.51%) Regular Expression
5 2 (3.51%) WinForms
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) PKI
1 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Physics
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Tandem
4 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.75%) FMCG
4 1 (1.75%) iPhone
4 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.75%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 46 (80.70%) Linux
2 40 (70.18%) UNIX
3 24 (42.11%) Windows
4 22 (38.60%) AIX
5 17 (29.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.53%) Mac OS X
6 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
7 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.26%) zOS
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Service Management
3 8 (14.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (12.28%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (12.28%) Release Management
4 7 (12.28%) Asset Management
5 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.53%) Validation
5 6 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.77%) Project Management
7 4 (7.02%) Time Management
7 4 (7.02%) MVC
7 4 (7.02%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (7.02%) OO
7 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.02%) Use Case
8 3 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (5.26%) Coaching
9 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) Perl
2 18 (31.58%) SQL
3 11 (19.30%) Shell Script
4 9 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 8 (14.04%) sed
6 7 (12.28%) Java
7 6 (10.53%) AWK
7 6 (10.53%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.53%) Bourne shell
8 5 (8.77%) Python
9 4 (7.02%) Korn
9 4 (7.02%) Groovy
9 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
9 4 (7.02%) C
10 3 (5.26%) C#
10 3 (5.26%) C++
10 3 (5.26%) VB
11 1 (1.75%) Fortran
11 1 (1.75%) REXX
11 1 (1.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) NCDA
3 1 (1.75%) CCNA
3 1 (1.75%) CISSP
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.75%) GCIH
3 1 (1.75%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.28%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.02%) vSphere
4 4 (7.02%) PowerHA
5 2 (3.51%) Xen
5 2 (3.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.75%) NFS
6 1 (1.75%) RACF
6 1 (1.75%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) NetBackup
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (14.04%) Data Guard
4 7 (12.28%) HP SIM
4 7 (12.28%) Control-M
5 6 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (8.77%) Puppet
7 4 (7.02%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
9 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.75%) CA Endevor
10 1 (1.75%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Oracle
2 20 (35.09%) Red Hat
3 16 (28.07%) VMware
4 13 (22.81%) Sun
5 11 (19.30%) HP
5 11 (19.30%) Veritas
6 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.04%) BMC
8 7 (12.28%) Sybase
8 7 (12.28%) IBM
8 7 (12.28%) SolarWinds
9 6 (10.53%) Vertica
9 6 (10.53%) MapR
9 6 (10.53%) EMC
9 6 (10.53%) Symantec
10 4 (7.02%) Dell
11 2 (3.51%) Cisco
11 2 (3.51%) CommVault
11 2 (3.51%) Informatica
11 2 (3.51%) NetApp
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