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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 83 88 84
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 22 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.39% 1.07% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.84% 4.11% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 9
Average salary £50,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.38% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £32,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £40,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
377 389 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.83% 26.00% 22.27%
Number of salaries quoted 214 258 182
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 24 (77.42%) Banking
2 22 (70.97%) Linux
3 18 (58.06%) UNIX
4 17 (54.84%) Oracle
5 13 (41.94%) Windows
5 13 (41.94%) AIX
5 13 (41.94%) HP
5 13 (41.94%) Finance
6 12 (38.71%) Retail
7 11 (35.48%) IBM
8 10 (32.26%) Middleware
9 9 (29.03%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (29.03%) Data Guard
10 8 (25.81%) zOS
11 7 (22.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
11 7 (22.58%) VMware
11 7 (22.58%) Clustering
12 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
12 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
12 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (19.35%) Patch Management
12 6 (19.35%) Veritas
12 6 (19.35%) Sun
12 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
13 5 (16.13%) NFS
13 5 (16.13%) SQL
13 5 (16.13%) WebSphere MQ

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (22.58%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) LDAP
2 3 (9.68%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) WLAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
1 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) SQLPlus
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) PeopleTools
General
1 24 (77.42%) Banking
2 13 (41.94%) Finance
3 12 (38.71%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (16.13%) Support Specialist
2 5 (16.13%) DBA
2 5 (16.13%) UNIX Specialist
2 5 (16.13%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) AIX Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) UNIX Support
2 5 (16.13%) Senior UNIX Specialist
2 5 (16.13%) Senior UNIX Support
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.45%) Web Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Web Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Senior WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Middleware
2 5 (16.13%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (6.45%) Regular Expression
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Clustering
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.13%) HACMP
4 4 (12.90%) Online Banking
5 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) UNIX
3 13 (41.94%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) AIX
4 8 (25.81%) zOS
5 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Patch Management
2 5 (16.13%) Process Management
2 5 (16.13%) Change Management
2 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (16.13%) Asset Management
2 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) ETL
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Memory Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Management
6 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Data Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Design
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
6 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Perl
2 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Korn
3 2 (6.45%) sed
3 2 (6.45%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) PeopleCode
4 1 (3.23%) SQR
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) OCP
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (16.13%) NFS
3 5 (16.13%) Samba
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Data Guard
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (16.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Oracle
2 13 (41.94%) HP
3 11 (35.48%) IBM
4 7 (22.58%) VMware
5 6 (19.35%) Veritas
5 6 (19.35%) Sun
6 5 (16.13%) BMC
7 2 (6.45%) Informatica
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix
8 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) Symantec
Copley or Edinburgh
Tectre Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Copley or Edinburgh
Tectre Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago