The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 85 86
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 12 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.07% 1.12% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.90% 6.94% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 12
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +30.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -  

Solaris is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 245 216 310
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 21.86% 16.13% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 152 141 200
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Solaris as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Edinburgh

Solaris
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Solaris in Edinburgh

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solaris in Edinburgh

Solaris
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) C
3 10 (50.00%) C++
3 10 (50.00%) VB
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Ruby
3 10 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 10 (50.00%) CREST Certified
4 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (30.00%) Perl
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Samba
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Replication
6 5 (25.00%) LDAP
6 5 (25.00%) NFS
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate

Solaris
Co-occurring 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 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) HttpUnit
2 1 (5.00%) JMeter
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Tester
2 9 (45.00%) Manual Tester
2 9 (45.00%) Security Tester
3 7 (35.00%) Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Manager
6 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Database Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) JPA
2 1 (5.00%) JSP
2 1 (5.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) Servlets
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Unix
5 2 (10.00%) CentOS
6 1 (5.00%) Android
6 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Content Management
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (5.00%) Separation of Concerns
4 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
1 12 (60.00%) Python
2 10 (50.00%) C
2 10 (50.00%) C++
2 10 (50.00%) Ruby
2 10 (50.00%) VB
3 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Perl
4 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CREST Certified
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) NFS
2 5 (25.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Alterian
4 1 (5.00%) Veritas
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