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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 83 102 100
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 8 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.75% 0.28% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.57% 1.13% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 5
Median salary £50,000 £60,250 £24,969
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.01% +141.30%
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.60% -4.44%
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
224 353 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.92% 24.34% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 151 204 252
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 4 December 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 9 (47.37%) PL/SQL
4 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
5 8 (42.11%) LDAP
5 8 (42.11%) Banking
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
6 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) Change Management
7 6 (31.58%) Unix
8 5 (26.32%) Perl
8 5 (26.32%) NFS
8 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
8 5 (26.32%) Samba
8 5 (26.32%) Replication
8 5 (26.32%) VMware
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (26.32%) DevOps
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 5 (26.32%) Patch Management
8 5 (26.32%) Open Source
8 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
8 5 (26.32%) Virtual Machines

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 (21.05%) GlassFish
1 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
1 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (15.79%) nginx
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) LDAP
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) Skype
3 3 (15.79%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (15.79%) Informix
3 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Developer
1 4 (21.05%) Server Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Server Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Software Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (21.05%) Middleware
3 3 (15.79%) LAMP
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Unix
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (21.05%) AIX
6 4 (21.05%) zOS
7 2 (10.53%) CentOS
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Change Management
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps
2 5 (26.32%) Open Source
2 5 (26.32%) Patch Management
3 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) Kanban
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Content Management
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Document Management
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Content Management
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) PL/SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Perl
3 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.79%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CREST Certified
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) NFS
1 5 (26.32%) Samba
1 5 (26.32%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Squid
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Sun
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) Veritas