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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 21 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.39% - 6.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% - 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
14 24 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 19.44% 38.10% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 19
Average salary £52,500 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £36,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 3 July 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%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 2 (40.00%) LDAP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Xen
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Puppet
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) IBM XIV
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Xen
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) VMware