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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 90 109 77
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -32
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 12 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.30% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.79% 1.52% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 10
Average salary £34,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.23% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,500 £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
317 330 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.02% 19.89% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 207 206 174
Average salary £36,439 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.82% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £50,000 £54,000
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 17 April 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (72.41%) Linux
2 18 (62.07%) Windows
3 15 (51.72%) UNIX
4 11 (37.93%) SQL
5 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
5 10 (34.48%) AIX
5 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
6 9 (31.03%) VMware
6 9 (31.03%) Banking
6 9 (31.03%) Degree
7 8 (27.59%) Finance
7 8 (27.59%) HP
7 8 (27.59%) BMC
7 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (24.14%) SolarWinds
8 7 (24.14%) HP SIM
8 7 (24.14%) Veritas
8 7 (24.14%) Control-M
8 7 (24.14%) RDBMS
8 7 (24.14%) Oracle
8 7 (24.14%) Perl
8 7 (24.14%) VMware ESX
8 7 (24.14%) NetBackup
8 7 (24.14%) Release Management
9 6 (20.69%) Asset Management
9 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (20.69%) Java
9 6 (20.69%) LDAP
10 5 (17.24%) Python
10 5 (17.24%) Middleware

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (17.24%) JBoss
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.90%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.45%) CICS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) LDAP
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) VLAN
3 1 (3.45%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) WLAN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
1 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
2 7 (24.14%) RDBMS
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.34%) SQLPlus
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (6.90%) Informix
5 2 (6.90%) Ingres
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (3.45%) DB2
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 9 (31.03%) Banking
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) DBA
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Implementation Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.45%) IT Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Senior DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) DB2 DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Middleware
2 4 (13.79%) HTML5
2 4 (13.79%) CSS3
2 4 (13.79%) Restlet
2 4 (13.79%) JAX-RS
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) CSS
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) Spring
2 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
3 3 (10.34%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) WPF
4 2 (6.90%) Regular Expression
4 2 (6.90%) WinForms
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Physics
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Linux
2 18 (62.07%) Windows
3 15 (51.72%) UNIX
4 10 (34.48%) AIX
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) zOS
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Release Management
2 6 (20.69%) Asset Management
2 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) MVC
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (13.79%) OO
4 4 (13.79%) Time Management
5 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.34%) Coaching
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.90%) Content Management
6 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Perl
3 6 (20.69%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) Python
5 4 (13.79%) Groovy
5 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.79%) C
6 3 (10.34%) C#
6 3 (10.34%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 3 (10.34%) VB
7 2 (6.90%) sed
8 1 (3.45%) Fortran
8 1 (3.45%) REXX
8 1 (3.45%) XAML
8 1 (3.45%) Korn
8 1 (3.45%) C-shell
8 1 (3.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (24.14%) VMware ESX
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Control-M
1 7 (24.14%) NetBackup
1 7 (24.14%) HP SIM
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (10.34%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.45%) CA Endevor
4 1 (3.45%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 8 (27.59%) HP
2 8 (27.59%) BMC
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 7 (24.14%) SolarWinds
3 7 (24.14%) Veritas
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
4 4 (13.79%) Sun
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) Informatica
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) CA
6 1 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) IBM