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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 91 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 16 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 1.14% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.93% 5.20% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 10
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +50.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £72,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
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
407 269 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.39% 21.82% 25.67%
Number of salaries quoted 270 174 231
Average salary £36,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 15 September 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (60.00%) AIX
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 12 (48.00%) Oracle
3 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database
4 11 (44.00%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (44.00%) Data Guard
4 11 (44.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (28.00%) SOA
6 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle Discoverer
6 7 (28.00%) SLA
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (28.00%) WebLogic
6 7 (28.00%) MySQL
6 7 (28.00%) UNIX
6 7 (28.00%) Middleware
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle SOA Suite

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (28.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (28.00%) MySQL
4 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (16.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (20.00%) RSpec
2 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.00%) Toad
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Retail Banking
2 4 (16.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Junior
1 7 (28.00%) DBA
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle DBA
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
1 7 (28.00%) Junior DBA
1 7 (28.00%) Junior Oracle DBA
2 5 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Programmer
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Leader
4 3 (12.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Middleware
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) CSS
3 5 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 5 (20.00%) Ember.js
3 5 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) HACMP
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (60.00%) AIX
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) UNIX
5 5 (20.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) SOA
1 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 5 (20.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) Web Development
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.00%) BDD
3 5 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Facility Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) Python
2 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (20.00%) Ruby
2 5 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
2 5 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Gluster
3 1 (4.00%) KVM
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Data Guard
2 5 (20.00%) Capistrano
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Sun
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat