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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 81 97 73
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 18 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.33% 0.44% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.33% 1.66% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 12
Average salary £32,250 £71,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.73% +82.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,969 £70,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £72,250 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
338 361 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.91% 26.47% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 199 232 160
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,000
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 23 January 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 26 (76.47%) Linux
2 21 (61.76%) UNIX
3 19 (55.88%) Windows
4 13 (38.24%) AIX
4 13 (38.24%) Oracle
4 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
5 12 (35.29%) SQL
6 10 (29.41%) LDAP
6 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
7 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
8 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
8 8 (23.53%) Data Guard
8 8 (23.53%) BMC
8 8 (23.53%) Finance
8 8 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (23.53%) Banking
8 8 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (20.59%) Degree
9 7 (20.59%) VMware
9 7 (20.59%) Veritas
9 7 (20.59%) Middleware
9 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
9 7 (20.59%) Java
9 7 (20.59%) Perl
10 6 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (17.65%) Project Management
10 6 (17.65%) Control-M

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.82%) JBoss
4 2 (5.88%) Apache
4 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.88%) CICS
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) LDAP
2 3 (8.82%) SSL
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
3 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (5.88%) DB2
7 2 (5.88%) SQLPlus
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (2.94%) Ingres
8 1 (2.94%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
1 8 (23.53%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) DBA
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Junior DBA
3 5 (14.71%) Junior Oracle DBA
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 5 (14.71%) Junior
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Middleware
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (11.76%) CSS
3 4 (11.76%) Web Services
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
3 4 (11.76%) Spring
3 4 (11.76%) Spring MVC
3 4 (11.76%) JAX-RS
3 4 (11.76%) Restlet
3 4 (11.76%) CSS3
3 4 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (5.88%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
5 1 (2.94%) Regular Expression
5 1 (2.94%) WPF
5 1 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Physics
2 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.88%) Replication
2 2 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) FMCG
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Linux
2 21 (61.76%) UNIX
3 19 (55.88%) Windows
4 13 (38.24%) AIX
5 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.88%) zOS
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Project Management
1 6 (17.65%) Asset Management
1 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (17.65%) Release Management
2 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (14.71%) SOA
3 4 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (11.76%) OO
3 4 (11.76%) MVC
3 4 (11.76%) Time Management
4 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.82%) Coaching
4 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) Content Management
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Memory Management
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) Perl
3 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) C
3 4 (11.76%) Python
3 4 (11.76%) Groovy
4 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.82%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) COBOL
5 2 (5.88%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) VB
5 2 (5.88%) REXX
5 2 (5.88%) sed
6 1 (2.94%) C-shell
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) Korn
6 1 (2.94%) XAML
6 1 (2.94%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
2 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.88%) RACF
5 1 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Data Guard
2 6 (17.65%) Control-M
2 6 (17.65%) NetBackup
2 6 (17.65%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.88%) CA Endevor
3 2 (5.88%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (2.94%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 8 (23.53%) BMC
4 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 7 (20.59%) Veritas
5 6 (17.65%) Sun
5 6 (17.65%) HP
5 6 (17.65%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.82%) CA
7 2 (5.88%) SAP
7 2 (5.88%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) Informatica
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago