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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 87 85 99
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.79% 1.48% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.76% 6.12% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 1
Average salary £43,000 £33,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.32% -52.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,820 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.06% +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
266 327 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.91% 24.28% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 169 193 226
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 5 February 2016, 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 20 (86.96%) Finance
2 17 (73.91%) Unix
3 11 (47.83%) Linux
4 10 (43.48%) Middleware
4 10 (43.48%) Migration
5 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
6 8 (34.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 8 (34.78%) Veritas File System
6 8 (34.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (34.78%) Banking
6 8 (34.78%) Clustering
6 8 (34.78%) Veritas
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 7 (30.43%) AIX
7 7 (30.43%) Law
8 6 (26.09%) Perl
9 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) zOS
10 4 (17.39%) ETL
10 4 (17.39%) Internet
10 4 (17.39%) IBM
10 4 (17.39%) HP
10 4 (17.39%) JBoss
10 4 (17.39%) Apache
10 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
10 4 (17.39%) Python
10 4 (17.39%) Informatica
10 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
10 4 (17.39%) Online Banking

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (17.39%) Apache
1 4 (17.39%) JBoss
1 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (4.35%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) PeopleTools
General
1 20 (86.96%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 7 (30.43%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Administrator
2 9 (39.13%) Unix Administrator
3 8 (34.78%) Solaris Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
4 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (17.39%) Web Applications Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Web Applications Support
4 4 (17.39%) Web Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Web Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Unix Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Middleware
2 4 (17.39%) Regular Expression
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.35%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 8 (34.78%) Clustering
3 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 4 (17.39%) Online Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Unix
2 11 (47.83%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) AIX
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) zOS
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) ETL
2 4 (17.39%) Memory Management
2 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Network Management
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) SOA
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Perl
2 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) sed
4 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) PeopleCode
5 1 (4.35%) SQR
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) OCP
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 8 (34.78%) Veritas File System
1 8 (34.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Veritas
2 4 (17.39%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
2 4 (17.39%) Informatica
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
5 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago