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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 90 88 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 16 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.06% 1.00% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.59% 4.43% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 16
Average salary £32,500 £72,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.17% +119.69%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £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
446 316 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.50% 22.56% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 274 199 198
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £72,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 29 (90.63%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) UNIX
2 16 (50.00%) Oracle
3 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) AIX
4 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database
5 12 (37.50%) Data Guard
5 12 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 12 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
7 10 (31.25%) Finance
8 9 (28.13%) LDAP
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (21.88%) Middleware
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (21.88%) SOA
10 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle Discoverer
10 7 (21.88%) SLA
10 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle 11i
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle SOA Suite

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) CICS
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) LDAP
2 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
4 3 (9.38%) SSL
5 2 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (3.13%) Firewall
6 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle Discoverer
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
5 5 (15.63%) MySQL
6 4 (12.50%) SQLPlus
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (9.38%) Jasmine
2 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
2 3 (9.38%) RSpec
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 4 (12.50%) International Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) DBA
2 7 (21.88%) Junior DBA
2 7 (21.88%) Junior Oracle DBA
2 7 (21.88%) Junior
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Programmer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Middleware
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
3 4 (12.50%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (9.38%) jQuery
4 3 (9.38%) Ember.js
4 3 (9.38%) Backbone.js
5 2 (6.25%) Web Services
5 2 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.13%) Spring
6 1 (3.13%) .NET
6 1 (3.13%) JAX-RS
6 1 (3.13%) HTML5
6 1 (3.13%) CSS3
6 1 (3.13%) Restlet
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.38%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) HACMP
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Wiki
3 1 (3.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) UNIX
3 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) AIX
4 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) SOA
1 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.50%) OO
2 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.50%) MVC
3 3 (9.38%) TDD
3 3 (9.38%) Pair Programming
3 3 (9.38%) Web Development
3 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (9.38%) BDD
4 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.13%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
2 5 (15.63%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) Ruby
4 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Groovy
6 1 (3.13%) Korn
6 1 (3.13%) REXX
6 1 (3.13%) COBOL
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.13%) sed
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) RACF
4 1 (3.13%) KVM
4 1 (3.13%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Data Guard
2 3 (9.38%) Capistrano
3 1 (3.13%) CA Endevor
3 1 (3.13%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (3.13%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 5 (15.63%) Sun
5 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 3 (9.38%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) CA
7 1 (3.13%) Veritas
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) EMC
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) BMC
7 1 (3.13%) SAP
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