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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 111 140 114
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -26
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 51 36 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.62% 0.96% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.39% 3.97% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 24
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,400 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.27%
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
798 907 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.34% 24.28% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 473 559 588
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Glasgow +23 23 £45,000 +7.14% 2
Edinburgh +1 16 £50,000 +9.89%
Dundee -6 3 £65,000 +52.94%
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £39,000 -
West Lothian - 2 - - 1
Stirling -4 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 58 (77.33%) Linux
2 52 (69.33%) Oracle
3 51 (68.00%) UNIX
4 38 (50.67%) AIX
5 34 (45.33%) Finance
6 30 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (40.00%) Oracle Database
7 29 (38.67%) Relational Database
8 26 (34.67%) RDBMS
9 25 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 23 (30.67%) Shell Script
11 21 (28.00%) Banking
11 21 (28.00%) IBM
12 20 (26.67%) Red Hat
12 20 (26.67%) Perl
12 20 (26.67%) SQL
13 19 (25.33%) Windows
13 19 (25.33%) Oracle RAC
14 18 (24.00%) Middleware
15 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
16 16 (21.33%) Sun
17 15 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
17 15 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
17 15 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
17 15 (20.00%) Data Guard
18 14 (18.67%) Oracle EBS R12
18 14 (18.67%) WebSphere
19 13 (17.33%) WebLogic
19 13 (17.33%) Oracle 11i
20 12 (16.00%) Retail

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (18.67%) WebSphere
2 13 (17.33%) WebLogic
3 8 (10.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (9.33%) JBoss
4 7 (9.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (5.33%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.67%) Apache
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.33%) SAS
8 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (18.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (17.33%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (8.00%) Oracle Utilities
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) SAN
1 8 (10.67%) LDAP
2 5 (6.67%) Internet
2 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.67%) DNS
2 5 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 5 (6.67%) HTTP
2 5 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (1.33%) VLAN
3 1 (1.33%) NAS
3 1 (1.33%) LAN
3 1 (1.33%) WLAN
3 1 (1.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.33%) VPN
3 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 29 (38.67%) Relational Database
3 26 (34.67%) RDBMS
4 25 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
6 15 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (8.00%) MySQL
8 6 (8.00%) MarkLogic
8 6 (8.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (8.00%) TimesTen
8 6 (8.00%) MongoDB
9 4 (5.33%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (5.33%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (4.00%) SQLPlus
11 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.33%) Base SAS
11 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (1.33%) Ingres
11 1 (1.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (45.33%) Finance
2 21 (28.00%) Banking
3 12 (16.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) DBA
1 24 (32.00%) Oracle DBA
2 20 (26.67%) Administrator
3 6 (8.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 6 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (6.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 5 (6.67%) UNIX Support
4 5 (6.67%) Senior UNIX Specialist
4 5 (6.67%) Senior UNIX Support
4 5 (6.67%) Analyst
4 5 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 5 (6.67%) UNIX Specialist
4 5 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (6.67%) AIX Administrator
5 4 (5.33%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (5.33%) Middleware Administrator
6 3 (4.00%) Designer
6 3 (4.00%) Integration Specialist
6 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) Middleware
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (6.67%) J2EE
5 4 (5.33%) Web Services
6 3 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.33%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.33%) WPF
7 1 (1.33%) .NET
7 1 (1.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Clustering
2 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.67%) HACMP
3 4 (5.33%) DataPower
3 4 (5.33%) iPad
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.33%) PKI
6 1 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 58 (77.33%) Linux
2 51 (68.00%) UNIX
3 38 (50.67%) AIX
4 30 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (25.33%) Windows
6 9 (12.00%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (8.00%) zOS
8 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
1 10 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
2 9 (12.00%) ITIL
3 8 (10.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (9.33%) Patch Management
4 7 (9.33%) Asset Management
5 6 (8.00%) Validation
5 6 (8.00%) Service Management
5 6 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (8.00%) Information Security
6 5 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.67%) Process Management
6 5 (6.67%) Change Management
6 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.33%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.33%) SOA
7 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.67%) Shell Script
2 20 (26.67%) Perl
2 20 (26.67%) SQL
3 10 (13.33%) Java
4 8 (10.67%) PL/SQL
5 7 (9.33%) sed
6 6 (8.00%) AWK
6 6 (8.00%) Bourne shell
7 3 (4.00%) Korn
7 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.33%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.33%) Python
8 1 (1.33%) VB
8 1 (1.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (25.33%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.00%) Samba
3 6 (8.00%) NFS
3 6 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (4.00%) Xen
4 3 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 15 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 6 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (8.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Statspack
3 4 (5.33%) logstash
4 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.33%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.33%) Control-M
5 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 52 (69.33%) Oracle
2 21 (28.00%) IBM
3 20 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 16 (21.33%) Sun
5 11 (14.67%) HP
6 10 (13.33%) VMware
7 9 (12.00%) Veritas
8 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.33%) Sybase
10 6 (8.00%) BMC
10 6 (8.00%) MapR
10 6 (8.00%) Vertica
11 3 (4.00%) Symantec
12 2 (2.67%) EMC
13 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.33%) Dell
13 1 (1.33%) Citrix
13 1 (1.33%) Informatica
13 1 (1.33%) Cisco
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Linlithgow (Near Edinburgh)
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Good Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago