Period
to 29 May 2020

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 6 months to 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > Scotland
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 162 212 200
Rank change year-on-year +50 -12 -34
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 16 39
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.10% 0.30% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.46% 1.44% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 7
Median annual salary £35,000 £39,475 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.34% -4.88% +9.21%
10th Percentile £30,400 £31,000 £35,950
90th Percentile £38,800 £45,500 £65,705
UK median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% -9.09%

Solaris is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 647 1,109 1,075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 22.00% 21.13% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 405 741 649
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £46,056
% change year-on-year +1.05% +3.14% +2.35%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Scotland

Solaris
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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 6 months to 29 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +33 2 £35,000 -15.15%
Edinburgh +43 1 - -
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) BCP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (33.33%) AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Route 53
3 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (33.33%) Malwarebytes

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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) Route 53
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (33.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (33.33%) Malwarebytes
1 1 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) VMware