Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 198 208 195
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13 -31
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 13 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.27% 0.39% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.18% 1.77% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 23
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.82% +10.67% -11.24%
10th Percentile £33,403 £29,350 £33,750
90th Percentile £51,500 £63,140 £47,200
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +15.00%

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 1,105 1,189 1,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 22.75% 22.10% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 652 766 782
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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 6 months to 15 October 2019. 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 +26 8 £40,750 -1.81% 2
Edinburgh -3 3 - -
West Lothian +14 2 £50,000 -5.66% 1
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Unix
3 5 (38.46%) AIX
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) C
5 3 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Ruby
5 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
5 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) CREST Certified
5 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) OSCP
6 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) Data Guard

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 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (15.38%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) SMTP
2 2 (15.38%) SSH
3 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Security Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Site Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) Kafka
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Blog
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Unix
3 5 (38.46%) AIX
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) Fintech
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) OWASP
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) C
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) Bourne shell
4 2 (15.38%) C-shell
4 2 (15.38%) Korn
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CREST Certified
2 2 (15.38%) OSCP
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) NFS
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (15.38%) Data Guard
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Flashback
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.69%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) AppDynamics
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Veritas
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) Sybase