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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 84 92
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 13 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.05% 1.00% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.80% 4.69% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 7
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -3.22% -1.06%  

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 271 256 334
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 21.87% 21.26% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 153 144 203
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 23 (92.00%) Java
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Ruby
3 17 (68.00%) Red Hat
4 16 (64.00%) TCP/IP
4 16 (64.00%) Python
4 16 (64.00%) C
4 16 (64.00%) C++
4 16 (64.00%) VB
4 16 (64.00%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (64.00%) Security Testing
4 16 (64.00%) CREST Certified
5 9 (36.00%) Oracle
5 9 (36.00%) Linux
6 7 (28.00%) Subversion
6 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (28.00%) Maven
6 7 (28.00%) Open Source
6 7 (28.00%) Apache
6 7 (28.00%) MySQL
6 7 (28.00%) Ant
6 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
6 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
7 6 (24.00%) Separation of Concerns
7 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
7 6 (24.00%) JUnit
7 6 (24.00%) SOAP
7 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 6 (24.00%) XML

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 7 (28.00%) Apache
2 6 (24.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Ant
1 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (28.00%) Maven
1 7 (28.00%) Subversion
2 6 (24.00%) HttpUnit
2 6 (24.00%) JMeter
2 6 (24.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Manual Tester
1 16 (64.00%) Security Tester
1 16 (64.00%) Tester
2 8 (32.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Database Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (24.00%) J2EE
1 6 (24.00%) RESTful
1 6 (24.00%) SOAP
1 6 (24.00%) Spring
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
1 6 (24.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) LAMP
2 4 (16.00%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (16.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (8.00%) JPA
3 2 (8.00%) JSP
3 2 (8.00%) PhoneGap
3 2 (8.00%) Servlets
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.00%) W3C
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Android
3 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Penetration Testing
1 16 (64.00%) Security Testing
2 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (28.00%) Open Source
3 6 (24.00%) Separation of Concerns
3 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (8.00%) Content Management
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) Java
2 20 (80.00%) Ruby
3 16 (64.00%) C
3 16 (64.00%) C++
3 16 (64.00%) Python
3 16 (64.00%) VB
4 4 (16.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) CREST Certified
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) NFS
2 1 (4.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle
3 6 (24.00%) Alterian
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Veritas