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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 12 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.56% 1.92% 3.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 11.11% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 44.44% 17.31% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 9
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exalogic
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) HPUX
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) IBM