The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 90 102 81
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 8 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.60% 0.57% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.53% 2.67% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 7
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £55,050 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +8.23%
Solaris
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
316 337 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.87% 21.42% 22.46%
Number of salaries quoted 204 186 159
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Solaris
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 18 (69.23%) Linux
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) UNIX
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) Relational Database
4 10 (38.46%) Banking
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 9 (34.62%) Oracle
5 9 (34.62%) AIX
5 9 (34.62%) VMware
6 8 (30.77%) HP
6 8 (30.77%) RDBMS
6 8 (30.77%) Finance
6 8 (30.77%) Patch Management
6 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (26.92%) HP SIM
7 7 (26.92%) SolarWinds
7 7 (26.92%) Release Management
7 7 (26.92%) NetBackup
7 7 (26.92%) LDAP
7 7 (26.92%) BMC
7 7 (26.92%) Veritas
7 7 (26.92%) Control-M
7 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
8 6 (23.08%) Middleware
8 6 (23.08%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (23.08%) Asset Management
8 6 (23.08%) Degree
8 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
9 5 (19.23%) Red Hat

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) JBoss
2 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) LDAP
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (3.85%) VLAN
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) WLAN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Relational Database
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 8 (30.77%) RDBMS
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 4 (15.38%) SQLPlus
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (7.69%) Informix
7 2 (7.69%) Ingres
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (38.46%) Banking
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (19.23%) DBA
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.85%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Senior DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Middleware
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) WinForms
3 2 (7.69%) WPF
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (7.69%) Regular Expression
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.85%) FMCG
2 1 (3.85%) Tandem
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) UNIX
3 9 (34.62%) AIX
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) zOS
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Patch Management
2 7 (26.92%) Release Management
3 6 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) ETL
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) Content Management
6 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
6 2 (7.69%) Memory Management
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Network Management
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Network Design
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Perl
2 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) VB
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Korn
4 2 (7.69%) sed
5 1 (3.85%) XAML
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) HP SIM
1 7 (26.92%) NetBackup
1 7 (26.92%) Control-M
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (15.38%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
1 9 (34.62%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) HP
3 7 (26.92%) SolarWinds
3 7 (26.92%) BMC
3 7 (26.92%) Veritas
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
5 4 (15.38%) Sun
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) Informatica
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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