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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 93 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 19 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.27% 1.05% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.38% 4.81% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 12
Average salary £32,500 £72,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.17% +126.56%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
434 291 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.93% 21.75% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 275 187 235
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 £27,500 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 1 October 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 30 (93.75%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) AIX
2 16 (50.00%) Oracle
3 14 (43.75%) UNIX
3 14 (43.75%) Windows
4 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database
5 12 (37.50%) Data Guard
5 12 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 12 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
7 10 (31.25%) Finance
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (25.00%) LDAP
8 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
9 7 (21.88%) MySQL
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle 11i
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (21.88%) SOA
9 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle Discoverer
9 7 (21.88%) SLA
9 7 (21.88%) Middleware
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle Applications

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (21.88%) WebLogic
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) CICS
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (25.00%) LDAP
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
3 3 (9.38%) SSL
4 2 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (21.88%) MySQL
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle Discoverer
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
5 4 (12.50%) SQLPlus
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (15.63%) Jasmine
2 5 (15.63%) RSpec
2 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) Toad
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 4 (12.50%) International Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) DBA
2 7 (21.88%) Junior DBA
2 7 (21.88%) Junior Oracle DBA
2 7 (21.88%) Junior
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 6 (18.75%) Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Programmer
5 4 (12.50%) Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Leader
6 3 (9.38%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.13%) DB2 DBA
7 1 (3.13%) UNIX Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Middleware
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 5 (15.63%) CSS
3 5 (15.63%) jQuery
3 5 (15.63%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (15.63%) Backbone.js
3 5 (15.63%) Ember.js
4 2 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
1 5 (15.63%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) HACMP
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Wiki
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) AIX
3 14 (43.75%) UNIX
3 14 (43.75%) Windows
4 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) SOA
1 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) OO
3 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (15.63%) Web Development
3 5 (15.63%) MVC
3 5 (15.63%) TDD
3 5 (15.63%) Pair Programming
3 5 (15.63%) BDD
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Content Management
6 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.13%) Facility Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
1 6 (18.75%) Java
1 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.63%) Python
2 5 (15.63%) Ruby
2 5 (15.63%) CoffeeScript
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) REXX
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) COBOL
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) Korn
5 1 (3.13%) sed
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) RACF
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) Gluster
4 1 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Data Guard
2 5 (15.63%) Capistrano
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.13%) CA Endevor
3 1 (3.13%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (3.13%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Sun
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.38%) IBM
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) CA
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) BMC
6 1 (3.13%) JBoss
6 1 (3.13%) SAP