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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 83 103 76
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 16 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.18% 0.26% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.28% 1.28% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 10
Average salary £32,500 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.47% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £57,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
303 313 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.26% 20.61% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 192 195 163
Average salary £36,878 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.65% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,800 £51,000
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 30 March 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 23 (74.19%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) UNIX
3 17 (54.84%) Windows
4 12 (38.71%) SQL
5 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
5 10 (32.26%) AIX
6 9 (29.03%) VMware
6 9 (29.03%) Banking
6 9 (29.03%) Degree
7 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (25.81%) LDAP
7 8 (25.81%) HP
7 8 (25.81%) BMC
7 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
8 7 (22.58%) SolarWinds
8 7 (22.58%) HP SIM
8 7 (22.58%) Veritas
8 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
8 7 (22.58%) Control-M
8 7 (22.58%) Oracle
8 7 (22.58%) Release Management
8 7 (22.58%) Asset Management
8 7 (22.58%) NetBackup
8 7 (22.58%) VMware ESX
9 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (19.35%) Finance
9 6 (19.35%) Java
9 6 (19.35%) Perl
9 6 (19.35%) JBoss
9 6 (19.35%) Sun

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (19.35%) JBoss
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (3.23%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) LDAP
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) SSL
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) VLAN
3 1 (3.23%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) WLAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.45%) Ingres
5 2 (6.45%) SQLPlus
5 2 (6.45%) Informix
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (3.23%) DB2
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 9 (29.03%) Banking
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Network Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Middleware
2 4 (12.90%) HTML5
2 4 (12.90%) CSS3
2 4 (12.90%) Restlet
2 4 (12.90%) JAX-RS
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) Spring
2 4 (12.90%) Spring MVC
3 3 (9.68%) .NET
4 2 (6.45%) WPF
4 2 (6.45%) Regular Expression
4 2 (6.45%) WinForms
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Physics
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
3 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) UNIX
3 17 (54.84%) Windows
4 10 (32.26%) AIX
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) zOS
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Asset Management
1 7 (22.58%) Release Management
2 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) MVC
4 4 (12.90%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (12.90%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) Time Management
5 3 (9.68%) Memory Management
5 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.68%) Coaching
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Content Management
6 2 (6.45%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.45%) ETL
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) Perl
3 5 (16.13%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.90%) Groovy
4 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) C
5 3 (9.68%) C#
5 3 (9.68%) C++
5 3 (9.68%) VB
5 3 (9.68%) sed
6 1 (3.23%) Fortran
6 1 (3.23%) REXX
6 1 (3.23%) C-shell
6 1 (3.23%) XAML
6 1 (3.23%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.23%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Control-M
1 7 (22.58%) NetBackup
1 7 (22.58%) HP SIM
2 2 (6.45%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.23%) CA Endevor
3 1 (3.23%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) VMware
2 8 (25.81%) HP
2 8 (25.81%) BMC
3 7 (22.58%) Oracle
3 7 (22.58%) SolarWinds
3 7 (22.58%) Veritas
3 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
4 6 (19.35%) Sun
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.45%) Informatica
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) CA
7 1 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago