The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 82 84 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 9 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 1.14% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.47% 4.59% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 8
Median salary £50,000 £53,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.54% +64.61%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.88%
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
259 392 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.50% 24.92% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 192 219 267
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,530 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.08% +4.16%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 15 (68.18%) Oracle
2 14 (63.64%) Unix
2 14 (63.64%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (54.55%) Finance
4 11 (50.00%) Billing
4 11 (50.00%) Migration
4 11 (50.00%) EMC
4 11 (50.00%) Veritas
4 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 10 (45.45%) Linux
5 10 (45.45%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Law
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (18.18%) Middleware
8 4 (18.18%) Service Management
8 4 (18.18%) Change Management
8 4 (18.18%) AIX
8 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (18.18%) LDAP
8 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 4 (18.18%) zOS
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
8 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (18.18%) Squid
8 4 (18.18%) Incident Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) GlassFish
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (13.64%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LDAP
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) Skype
2 3 (13.64%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) Informix
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Billing
3 6 (27.27%) Law
4 4 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
1 5 (22.73%) Solaris Consultant
1 5 (22.73%) Unix Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Server Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Middleware
2 3 (13.64%) LAMP
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Unix
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) AIX
5 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (18.18%) zOS
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (18.18%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Kanban
4 3 (13.64%) Open Source
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Content Management
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Document Management
5 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCSA
1 1 (4.55%) CCSE
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (18.18%) Squid
3 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.55%) NFS
4 1 (4.55%) Samba
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle
2 11 (50.00%) EMC
2 11 (50.00%) Veritas
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Sun
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Nokia
5 1 (4.55%) VMware