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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 90 93 90
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 16 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 1.01% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.53% 4.19% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 5
Average salary £50,000 £36,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.05% -8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £31,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,700 £58,800 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
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
353 358 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.79% 24.12% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 211 226 213
Average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (72.00%) Linux
1 18 (72.00%) Banking
2 17 (68.00%) Oracle
3 15 (60.00%) UNIX
4 12 (48.00%) Retail
5 11 (44.00%) Windows
5 11 (44.00%) AIX
6 10 (40.00%) HP
7 9 (36.00%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (36.00%) Data Guard
8 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
9 7 (28.00%) Patch Management
9 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (28.00%) Sun
9 7 (28.00%) VMware
9 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
9 7 (28.00%) IBM
10 6 (24.00%) BMC
10 6 (24.00%) Veritas
10 6 (24.00%) Clustering
10 6 (24.00%) Asset Management
10 6 (24.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
11 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
11 5 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (20.00%) Process Management
11 5 (20.00%) Change Management
11 5 (20.00%) Finance

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LDAP
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) VLAN
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WLAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (12.00%) SQLPlus
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.00%) Informix
6 1 (4.00%) Ingres
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (72.00%) Banking
2 12 (48.00%) Retail
3 5 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (20.00%) DBA
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX Specialist
2 5 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) AIX Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX Support
2 5 (20.00%) Senior UNIX Specialist
2 5 (20.00%) Senior UNIX Support
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Support Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Senior DBA
4 1 (4.00%) Senior WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) WinForms
3 1 (4.00%) WPF
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Clustering
2 5 (20.00%) HACMP
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 15 (60.00%) UNIX
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) AIX
4 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.00%) zOS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Patch Management
2 6 (24.00%) Asset Management
3 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (20.00%) Process Management
3 5 (20.00%) Change Management
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) ETL
6 1 (4.00%) Memory Management
6 1 (4.00%) Network Management
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) Content Management
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.00%) Korn
4 1 (4.00%) sed
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (24.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (20.00%) NFS
4 5 (20.00%) Samba
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Data Guard
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (20.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.00%) Control-M
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Oracle
2 10 (40.00%) HP
3 7 (28.00%) IBM
3 7 (28.00%) Sun
3 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) BMC
4 6 (24.00%) Veritas
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) Informatica
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds