The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 92 92 86
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 16 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.07% 0.58% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.56% 2.36% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 2
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -34.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £58,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £46,500 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
351 297 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.53% 24.59% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 220 216 207
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
Scotland

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 July 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) AIX
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) UNIX
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) MySQL
4 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (23.81%) Ruby
6 5 (23.81%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (23.81%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) Pair Programming
6 5 (23.81%) Web Development
6 5 (23.81%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (23.81%) Backbone.js
6 5 (23.81%) Jasmine
6 5 (23.81%) Ember.js
6 5 (23.81%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (23.81%) Data Guard
6 5 (23.81%) RSpec
6 5 (23.81%) Open Source
6 5 (23.81%) Capistrano

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) LDAP
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
2 7 (33.33%) MySQL
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
4 3 (14.29%) SQLPlus
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) RSpec
1 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
1 5 (23.81%) Jasmine
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.76%) Toad
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Retail Banking
2 3 (14.29%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
1 5 (23.81%) Programmer
1 5 (23.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
1 5 (23.81%) Ruby Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Junior
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Junior Oracle DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Junior DBA
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (23.81%) jQuery
2 5 (23.81%) Backbone.js
2 5 (23.81%) Ember.js
3 3 (14.29%) Middleware
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
1 5 (23.81%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) HACMP
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) E-Learning
3 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) AIX
3 8 (38.10%) UNIX
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) Mac OS X
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) OO
1 5 (23.81%) TDD
1 5 (23.81%) Pair Programming
1 5 (23.81%) MVC
1 5 (23.81%) Web Development
1 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (23.81%) BDD
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) BPEL
4 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Facility Management
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.76%) Test Management
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) Python
2 5 (23.81%) Ruby
2 5 (23.81%) CoffeeScript
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Gluster
3 1 (4.76%) KVM
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Data Guard
1 5 (23.81%) Capistrano
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (4.76%) Informatica
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) HP