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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 91 92 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 13 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.87% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.13% 3.53% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 15
Average salary £24,969 £72,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-65.56% +90.78%
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
415 368 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.76% 24.62% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 270 228 165
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 £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £65,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 27 (90.00%) Linux
2 17 (56.67%) UNIX
3 15 (50.00%) Windows
3 15 (50.00%) Oracle
4 12 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (40.00%) Data Guard
4 12 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 11 (36.67%) AIX
5 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) LDAP
6 9 (30.00%) Finance
7 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle 11i
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (23.33%) Middleware
8 7 (23.33%) SOA
8 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle Discoverer
8 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
8 7 (23.33%) SLA
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle Applications

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (23.33%) WebLogic
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.67%) CICS
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
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 9 (30.00%) LDAP
2 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
4 3 (10.00%) SSL
5 2 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle Discoverer
3 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (13.33%) SQLPlus
5 2 (6.67%) DB2
6 1 (3.33%) MySQL
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) Toad
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) 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%) 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%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 7 (23.33%) 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 1 (3.33%) .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%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Linux
2 17 (56.67%) UNIX
3 15 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (36.67%) AIX
5 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) SOA
1 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Time Management
3 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (13.33%) OO
3 4 (13.33%) MVC
4 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Memory Management
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Java
1 6 (20.00%) Perl
2 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) Groovy
3 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.00%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) C
4 3 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) COBOL
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) REXX
6 1 (3.33%) Korn
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) Fortran
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) C-shell
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) 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
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
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 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (16.67%) Sun
5 3 (10.00%) IBM
5 3 (10.00%) CA
6 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 2 (6.67%) BMC
6 2 (6.67%) SAP
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) EMC
7 1 (3.33%) Veritas