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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 115 100 86
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 46 56 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 1.81% 2.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.83% 7.04% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 25 30 53
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,800 £52,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
953 795 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.90% 25.71% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 573 509 595
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 £26,500 £27,500 £26,744
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
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 27 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 27 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
(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 -7 16 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Glasgow -19 9 £45,000 +7.14% 2
Stirling -14 6 £70,250 -
Dundee +5 5 £42,500 +3.67%
West Lothian +10 2 - - 2
Aberdeen +8 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £36,250 -
Fife - 1 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 57 (76.00%) Linux
2 45 (60.00%) UNIX
3 31 (41.33%) AIX
3 31 (41.33%) Oracle
4 30 (40.00%) Windows
5 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
6 22 (29.33%) Finance
7 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 19 (25.33%) Red Hat
9 16 (21.33%) Shell Script
9 16 (21.33%) VMware
9 16 (21.33%) Oracle Database
10 15 (20.00%) Java
11 13 (17.33%) NetApp
11 13 (17.33%) SLA
11 13 (17.33%) Citrix
11 13 (17.33%) MySQL
11 13 (17.33%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (17.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (17.33%) Data Guard
12 12 (16.00%) Oracle RMAN
12 12 (16.00%) Perl
12 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
12 12 (16.00%) Python
12 12 (16.00%) Cisco
12 12 (16.00%) IBM
13 11 (14.67%) SQL
14 10 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (13.33%) WebLogic
14 10 (13.33%) Oracle Reports

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 10 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (10.67%) WebSphere
4 7 (9.33%) Apache
5 6 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (8.00%) IIS
6 5 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (6.67%) nginx
6 5 (6.67%) Lync
7 3 (4.00%) Mule
7 3 (4.00%) ColdFusion
7 3 (4.00%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.67%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.67%) DNS
2 8 (10.67%) SAN
3 6 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (6.67%) HTTP
4 5 (6.67%) LDAP
5 3 (4.00%) Internet
5 3 (4.00%) HTTPS
5 3 (4.00%) SSL
5 3 (4.00%) Firewall
6 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.33%) NAS
6 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.33%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.33%) MPLS
6 1 (1.33%) DHCP
6 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.33%) Oracle Database
3 13 (17.33%) MySQL
4 10 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (9.33%) Oracle Discoverer
5 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (8.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.33%) SQLPlus
8 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.67%) DataStage
9 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.33%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (8.00%) RSpec
2 6 (8.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (8.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.33%) Toad
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 22 (29.33%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Retail Banking
3 4 (5.33%) International Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
4 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Front Office
4 2 (2.67%) Electronics
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Legal
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Administrator
2 11 (14.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 11 (14.67%) Developer
3 9 (12.00%) Analyst
3 9 (12.00%) DBA
3 9 (12.00%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (10.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 7 (9.33%) Junior
5 7 (9.33%) Junior DBA
5 7 (9.33%) Junior Oracle DBA
6 6 (8.00%) Ruby Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.67%) Programmer
7 5 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.33%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) HTML
1 7 (9.33%) Middleware
1 7 (9.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (8.00%) jQuery
2 6 (8.00%) J2EE
2 6 (8.00%) CSS
3 5 (6.67%) Backbone.js
3 5 (6.67%) Ember.js
4 4 (5.33%) XML
5 3 (4.00%) Swing
5 3 (4.00%) JMS
5 3 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (4.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.00%) Spring
6 1 (1.33%) Web Services
6 1 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (6.67%) Open Source
2 4 (5.33%) Statistics
3 3 (4.00%) Equities
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) HACMP
4 2 (2.67%) DTV
4 2 (2.67%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (2.67%) Derivative
4 2 (2.67%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Exalogic
5 1 (1.33%) Wiki
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 57 (76.00%) Linux
2 45 (60.00%) UNIX
3 31 (41.33%) AIX
4 30 (40.00%) Windows
5 13 (17.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (12.00%) Mac OS X
7 5 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.67%) OpenSolaris
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.33%) HPUX
9 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.67%) zOS
10 2 (2.67%) SUSE
11 1 (1.33%) Fedora
11 1 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.33%) CentOS
11 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.33%) SOA
2 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (10.67%) OO
3 8 (10.67%) Web Development
4 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (9.33%) TDD
5 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.67%) MVC
6 5 (6.67%) Pair Programming
6 5 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 5 (6.67%) BDD
7 4 (5.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.33%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.33%) Project Management
7 4 (5.33%) ITIL
8 3 (4.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.00%) OOD
8 3 (4.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.00%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) Shell Script
2 15 (20.00%) Java
3 12 (16.00%) Perl
3 12 (16.00%) Python
4 11 (14.67%) SQL
5 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.67%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.00%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (8.00%) Ruby
8 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.00%) C
10 3 (4.00%) C#
10 3 (4.00%) C++
10 3 (4.00%) Korn
10 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.67%) Bourne shell
11 2 (2.67%) sed
12 1 (1.33%) AWK
12 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) ISEB
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (17.33%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (16.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.67%) vSphere
6 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.33%) NFS
7 1 (1.33%) Gluster
7 1 (1.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) Data Guard
2 9 (12.00%) NetBackup
3 6 (8.00%) Backup Exec
4 5 (6.67%) Capistrano
5 4 (5.33%) Puppet
6 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (4.00%) MOM
7 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.67%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.33%) Cacti
8 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.33%) Control-M
8 1 (1.33%) Nagios
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.33%) OpenView
8 1 (1.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) Oracle
2 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.33%) Red Hat
4 16 (21.33%) VMware
5 13 (17.33%) NetApp
5 13 (17.33%) Citrix
6 12 (16.00%) Cisco
6 12 (16.00%) IBM
7 9 (12.00%) EMC
8 7 (9.33%) Veritas
9 6 (8.00%) CommVault
10 5 (6.67%) HP
10 5 (6.67%) Dell
10 5 (6.67%) Veeam
10 5 (6.67%) Informatica
11 4 (5.33%) JBoss
11 4 (5.33%) Sun
12 3 (4.00%) Sybase
12 3 (4.00%) BMC
12 3 (4.00%) TIBCO
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