The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 14 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 2.82% 3.77% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 8.70% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Solaris
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Operating Systems Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 22.54% 43.40% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 11
Average salary £52,500 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.89% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Solaris
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the West Lothian region.

Solaris Salary Trend in West Lothian

Solaris
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Linlithgow - 2 - -
Solaris
Scotland

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Xen
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Veritas
5 1 (20.00%) Finance

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec