Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 160 147
Rank change year-on-year -33 -13 +35
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 33 54 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.58% 1.04% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.72% 4.70% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 22 40 66
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £35,375
90th Percentile £45,850 £50,000 £52,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +2.00% -

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 1214 1149 1628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.42% 22.07% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 798 752 919
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -19 20 £37,500 -16.67%
Edinburgh -27 13 £37,500 -25.00%
Solaris
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 25 (75.76%) Linux
2 22 (66.67%) Windows
3 19 (57.58%) Java
4 16 (48.48%) Unix
5 13 (39.39%) AIX
5 13 (39.39%) Ruby
5 13 (39.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (36.36%) J2EE
6 12 (36.36%) Red Hat
7 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
9 9 (27.27%) Python
9 9 (27.27%) IBM
9 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
10 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
10 8 (24.24%) Dell
10 8 (24.24%) Symantec
10 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
10 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (24.24%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (24.24%) WebSphere
10 8 (24.24%) VMware
11 7 (21.21%) VLAN
11 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (21.21%) Office 365
11 7 (21.21%) Security Testing
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (21.21%) Oracle
11 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (21.21%) C

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 8 (24.24%) WebSphere
2 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (18.18%) Apache
3 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 6 (18.18%) Skype for Business
4 4 (12.12%) Confluence
4 4 (12.12%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
5 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (6.06%) CMS
6 2 (6.06%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (21.21%) Office 365
2 6 (18.18%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) VLAN
3 6 (18.18%) DHCP
3 6 (18.18%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) HTTPS
3 6 (18.18%) SSL
3 6 (18.18%) VPN
3 6 (18.18%) Wireless
4 4 (12.12%) HTTP
4 4 (12.12%) Internet
5 2 (6.06%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) SMS
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 7 (21.21%) Bitbucket
3 4 (12.12%) JIRA
4 2 (6.06%) Ant
4 2 (6.06%) HttpUnit
4 2 (6.06%) JMeter
4 2 (6.06%) JUnit
4 2 (6.06%) Maven
4 2 (6.06%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.15%) Banking
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Manual Tester
1 7 (21.21%) Security Tester
1 7 (21.21%) Senior Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Tester
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (6.06%) Architect
3 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (6.06%) Senior Technician
3 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) J2EE
2 7 (21.21%) .NET
3 6 (18.18%) Middleware
3 6 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (9.09%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.06%) LAMP
5 2 (6.06%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (6.06%) RESTful
5 2 (6.06%) SOAP
5 2 (6.06%) Spring
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) iPhone
2 4 (12.12%) DataPower
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Linux
2 22 (66.67%) Windows
3 16 (48.48%) Unix
4 13 (39.39%) AIX
4 13 (39.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
6 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Phone
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (21.21%) Security Testing
2 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (18.18%) Information Security
2 6 (18.18%) Innovative Thinking
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.12%) Microservices
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.06%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (6.06%) Open Source
6 2 (6.06%) Separation of Concerns
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) Ruby
3 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 9 (27.27%) Python
5 7 (21.21%) C
5 7 (21.21%) C++
5 7 (21.21%) VB
6 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 6 (18.18%) PHP
6 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 6 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (12.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) CREST Certified
2 1 (3.03%) CISSP
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) vSphere
3 4 (12.12%) Apache Flume
4 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Ansible
2 6 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 6 (18.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (18.18%) Malwarebytes
2 6 (18.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 9 (27.27%) IBM
3 8 (24.24%) Dell
3 8 (24.24%) Symantec
3 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle
5 6 (18.18%) Apple
5 6 (18.18%) Avaya
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 6 (18.18%) Sophos
6 2 (6.06%) Alterian
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 2 (6.06%) EMC