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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 90 94 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 16 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 0.62% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.38% 2.31% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 15
Average salary £25,000 £71,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-64.91% +87.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,969 £50,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £72,500 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
365 389 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.87% 26.79% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 230 248 148
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 25 (83.33%) Linux
2 18 (60.00%) UNIX
3 17 (56.67%) Windows
4 16 (53.33%) Oracle
5 13 (43.33%) Oracle Database
6 12 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (40.00%) Data Guard
7 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
8 10 (33.33%) LDAP
9 9 (30.00%) AIX
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (30.00%) Finance
10 8 (26.67%) Banking
10 8 (26.67%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
10 8 (26.67%) Middleware
10 8 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
10 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
11 7 (23.33%) SOA
11 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (23.33%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (23.33%) Oracle Discoverer
11 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
11 7 (23.33%) Java
11 7 (23.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (23.33%) SLA

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.67%) CICS
4 2 (6.67%) JBoss
5 1 (3.33%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) LDAP
2 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) SSL
4 2 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle Database
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle Discoverer
4 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
5 4 (13.33%) SQLPlus
6 2 (6.67%) DB2
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (3.33%) MySQL
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) Toad
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 4 (13.33%) Retail Banking
3 4 (13.33%) International Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) DBA
2 7 (23.33%) Junior
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 7 (23.33%) Junior DBA
2 7 (23.33%) Junior Oracle DBA
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Leader
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 8 (26.67%) Middleware
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
2 5 (16.67%) Web Services
3 4 (13.33%) HTML5
3 4 (13.33%) CSS3
3 4 (13.33%) Restlet
3 4 (13.33%) JAX-RS
3 4 (13.33%) Spring
3 4 (13.33%) Spring MVC
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Physics
2 2 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Linux
2 18 (60.00%) UNIX
3 17 (56.67%) Windows
4 9 (30.00%) AIX
5 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.67%) zOS
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) SOA
1 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Time Management
3 4 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (13.33%) OO
3 4 (13.33%) MVC
3 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.00%) Coaching
4 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) Memory Management
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) Perl
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) C
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) Groovy
5 3 (10.00%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) C++
5 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.67%) REXX
6 2 (6.67%) COBOL
6 2 (6.67%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Fortran
7 1 (3.33%) VB
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.33%) C-shell
7 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.33%) sed
7 1 (3.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.67%) CA Endevor
2 2 (6.67%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.33%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Oracle
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (16.67%) Sun
5 3 (10.00%) CA
6 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 2 (6.67%) BMC
6 2 (6.67%) SAP
6 2 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (3.33%) Veritas
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