The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 95 94
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 8 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.84% 0.99% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.57% 4.06% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 0
Median salary £46,000 £35,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.57% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -  

Solaris is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 175 320 230
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 18.36% 24.41% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 85 175 144
Median salary £44,000 £38,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -0.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Solaris as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Glasgow

Solaris
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Solaris in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 10 (100.00%) AIX
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Unix
3 6 (60.00%) IBM
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Information Security
5 4 (40.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) PKI
6 3 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) MS Access
7 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
7 2 (20.00%) HTTP
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) Perl
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) VBScript
7 2 (20.00%) VB

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MS Access
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Information Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) AIX
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Unix
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (10.00%) HPUX
6 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (20.00%) Forensic Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Service Design
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) CyberArk
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
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