The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 131 124
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 20 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.86% 1.11% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.25% 5.13% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 17
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -2.73%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 471 643 680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.16% 21.72% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 267 386 406
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,878
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,300 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Solaris
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Solaris in Scotland

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in Scotland

Solaris
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 12 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Glasgow +13 8 £46,000 +29.57% 1
Solaris
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 21 (67.74%) Linux
2 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Red Hat
3 15 (48.39%) Java
4 13 (41.94%) Python
4 13 (41.94%) Unix
5 12 (38.71%) VB
5 12 (38.71%) Oracle
5 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
6 11 (35.48%) Shell Script
6 11 (35.48%) SQL
6 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (32.26%) Security Testing
7 10 (32.26%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (32.26%) Ruby
7 10 (32.26%) C
7 10 (32.26%) C++
7 10 (32.26%) AIX
7 10 (32.26%) CREST Certified
8 9 (29.03%) Finance
8 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL
9 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (25.81%) Banking
9 8 (25.81%) VMware
9 8 (25.81%) Perl
10 7 (22.58%) LDAP
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
11 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (19.35%) IBM
12 5 (16.13%) NFS

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (16.13%) Apache
1 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
1 5 (16.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.68%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (9.68%) JBoss
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (3.23%) CMS
5 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
2 7 (22.58%) LDAP
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) HTTP
3 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) SSL
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) MS Access
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Ant
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) Maven
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) HttpUnit
2 1 (3.23%) JMeter
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Tester
2 9 (29.03%) Manual Tester
2 9 (29.03%) Security Tester
3 7 (22.58%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Information Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) Middleware Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (9.68%) J2EE
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.23%) JPA
4 1 (3.23%) JSP
4 1 (3.23%) PhoneGap
4 1 (3.23%) RESTful
4 1 (3.23%) Servlets
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) Spring
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Replication
2 3 (9.68%) PKI
3 2 (6.45%) DataPower
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Linux
2 17 (54.84%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) Unix
4 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (32.26%) AIX
6 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
6 3 (9.68%) CentOS
7 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.23%) Android
8 1 (3.23%) HPUX
8 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (32.26%) Security Testing
2 5 (16.13%) Open Source
3 4 (12.90%) Information Security
3 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.45%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (6.45%) Forensic Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.45%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (6.45%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) Workflow
6 1 (3.23%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Design
6 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) Python
3 12 (38.71%) VB
4 11 (35.48%) Shell Script
4 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 10 (32.26%) C
5 10 (32.26%) C++
5 10 (32.26%) Ruby
6 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL
7 8 (25.81%) Perl
8 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
9 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
9 2 (6.45%) VBScript
10 1 (3.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) CREST Certified
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) NFS
2 5 (16.13%) Samba
3 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Ansible
1 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Red Hat
2 12 (38.71%) Oracle
3 8 (25.81%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) IBM
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.45%) CyberArk
7 1 (3.23%) Alterian
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) EMC
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) Veritas
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