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

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 112 129
Rank change year-on-year -24 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 19 46 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.70% 1.61% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.50% 6.73% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 30
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £44,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.48% -3.78%  
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,250 £36,000
90th Percentile £46,600 £55,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76%  

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 543 684 765
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.99% 23.91% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 771 912 1003
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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
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 June 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 -10 13 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Glasgow -12 6 £44,000 -2.22% 1
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 27 (69.23%) Java
1 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Linux
3 20 (51.28%) Ruby
4 19 (48.72%) VB
4 19 (48.72%) Red Hat
5 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
5 16 (41.03%) C
5 16 (41.03%) C++
5 16 (41.03%) Python
5 16 (41.03%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (41.03%) Security Testing
5 16 (41.03%) CREST Certified
6 14 (35.90%) AIX
6 14 (35.90%) Oracle
7 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
7 12 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (28.21%) IBM
9 10 (25.64%) Unix
10 9 (23.08%) Banking
11 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
11 8 (20.51%) J2EE
12 7 (17.95%) MySQL
12 7 (17.95%) Ant
12 7 (17.95%) Apache
12 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
12 7 (17.95%) Open Source
12 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (17.95%) Maven
12 7 (17.95%) Subversion

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 7 (17.95%) Apache
2 6 (15.38%) CMS
2 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (10.26%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (2.56%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.26%) LDAP
3 2 (5.13%) HTTP
3 2 (5.13%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) SAN
3 2 (5.13%) SSL
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
1 7 (17.95%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.69%) MS Access
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.95%) Ant
2 7 (17.95%) Maven
2 7 (17.95%) Subversion
3 6 (15.38%) HttpUnit
3 6 (15.38%) JMeter
3 6 (15.38%) JUnit
4 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
General
1 9 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Manual Tester
1 16 (41.03%) Security Tester
1 16 (41.03%) Tester
2 8 (20.51%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Information Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) AIX Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Solaris Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Database Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Middleware Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) J2EE
2 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
2 6 (15.38%) Middleware
2 6 (15.38%) RESTful
2 6 (15.38%) SOAP
2 6 (15.38%) Spring
2 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) XML
3 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 4 (10.26%) LAMP
3 4 (10.26%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (5.13%) JPA
4 2 (5.13%) JSP
4 2 (5.13%) PhoneGap
4 2 (5.13%) Servlets
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) DataPower
1 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.13%) W3C
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) PKI
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Linux
3 14 (35.90%) AIX
4 12 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (25.64%) Unix
6 2 (5.13%) Android
6 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.56%) HPUX
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Penetration Testing
1 16 (41.03%) Security Testing
2 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (17.95%) Open Source
3 6 (15.38%) Separation of Concerns
3 6 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 5 (12.82%) Information Security
5 3 (7.69%) Identity Management
5 3 (7.69%) Privileged Access Management
5 3 (7.69%) Workflow
6 2 (5.13%) Content Management
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Content Management
7 1 (2.56%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.56%) Service Design
7 1 (2.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) Java
2 20 (51.28%) Ruby
3 19 (48.72%) VB
4 16 (41.03%) C
4 16 (41.03%) C++
4 16 (41.03%) Python
5 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
6 5 (12.82%) Perl
6 5 (12.82%) SQL
7 4 (10.26%) PHP
8 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.69%) VBScript
9 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) CREST Certified
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) NFS
3 1 (2.56%) Samba
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Red Hat
2 14 (35.90%) Oracle
3 11 (28.21%) IBM
4 6 (15.38%) Alterian
5 4 (10.26%) VMware
6 3 (7.69%) CyberArk
7 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco
8 1 (2.56%) Citrix
8 1 (2.56%) Dell
8 1 (2.56%) EMC
8 1 (2.56%) Symantec
8 1 (2.56%) Veritas