The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within SolarWinds.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 214 207 216
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 9 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.67% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 7
Average salary £48,000 £57,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.52% +61.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,500 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +1.19%
SolarWinds
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2772 2819 2785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 54.29% 51.51% 51.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2250 2056 1991
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Berkshire region.

SolarWinds Salary Trend in Berkshire

SolarWinds
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +22 6 £48,000 -24.40%
Reading -3 1 - -
SolarWinds
South East

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SolarWinds 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 SolarWinds.

1 23 (88.46%) Firewall
1 23 (88.46%) Wireless
2 22 (84.62%) TCP/IP
2 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 22 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (73.08%) ITIL
4 18 (69.23%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (46.15%) LAN
5 12 (46.15%) WAN
5 12 (46.15%) Change Management
5 12 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (42.31%) Analytics
6 11 (42.31%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (42.31%) Cacti
6 11 (42.31%) Skype for Business
6 11 (42.31%) Sophos
6 11 (42.31%) BGP
6 11 (42.31%) Retail
6 11 (42.31%) Web Analytics
6 11 (42.31%) Fortinet
6 11 (42.31%) Network Security
6 11 (42.31%) VoIP
6 11 (42.31%) CCNP
6 11 (42.31%) CCNA
6 11 (42.31%) Juniper
6 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
6 11 (42.31%) Intranet
6 11 (42.31%) Internet
7 10 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (34.62%) MPLS

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SolarWinds 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 SolarWinds. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (42.31%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) Firewall
1 23 (88.46%) Wireless
2 22 (84.62%) TCP/IP
3 12 (46.15%) LAN
3 12 (46.15%) WAN
4 11 (42.31%) BGP
4 11 (42.31%) Internet
4 11 (42.31%) Intranet
4 11 (42.31%) Network Security
4 11 (42.31%) VoIP
5 10 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (34.62%) MPLS
6 9 (34.62%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (26.92%) Ethernet
7 7 (26.92%) OSPF
8 4 (15.38%) DMZ
8 4 (15.38%) Wireless Security
9 1 (3.85%) DNS
9 1 (3.85%) NAS
General
1 11 (42.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) AS400
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.85%) iSeries
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) ITIL
2 12 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (46.15%) Change Management
3 11 (42.31%) Analytics
3 11 (42.31%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (42.31%) Web Analytics
4 7 (26.92%) Coaching
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Network Design
5 1 (3.85%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (69.23%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (42.31%) CCNA
3 11 (42.31%) CCNP
4 7 (26.92%) MCSA
4 7 (26.92%) MCSD
4 7 (26.92%) MCSE
4 7 (26.92%) MCTS
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (26.92%) MOS
5 2 (7.69%) CCIE
5 2 (7.69%) JNCIE
5 2 (7.69%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Cacti
2 2 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (7.69%) Nagios
2 2 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) CA Wily
3 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.85%) OpenView
3 1 (3.85%) OVSD
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) Fortinet
2 11 (42.31%) Juniper
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Sophos
3 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.54%) CA
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) NetIQ
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Splunk
6 1 (3.85%) VMware