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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 80 85
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 7 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.58% 2.31% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.89% 8.57% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 15
Median salary £44,500 £44,750 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.55% -9.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,875 £32,750 £41,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £54,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £47,250 £47,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +0.53%  

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 180 350 286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 14.86% 26.94% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 295 417 349
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,100 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 28 June 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 14 (100.00%) AIX
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) IBM
2 11 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (71.43%) Shell Script
4 9 (64.29%) Unix
4 9 (64.29%) Banking
5 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
5 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (42.86%) Middleware
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) Information Security
7 4 (28.57%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (28.57%) Java
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
8 3 (21.43%) LDAP
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (21.43%) MS Access
8 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
8 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 3 (21.43%) Perl
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) VBScript
8 3 (21.43%) VB
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (21.43%) Identity Management
8 3 (21.43%) Workflow
8 3 (21.43%) CyberArk

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 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (28.57%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LDAP
2 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MS Access
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (64.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Information Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) AIX Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) DataPower
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) AIX
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Unix
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) HPUX
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) Identity Management
2 3 (21.43%) Privileged Access Management
2 3 (21.43%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Service Design
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) VB
3 3 (21.43%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) CyberArk
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec