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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 197 203 205
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 15 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.34% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.75% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 0
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
2274 2539 2784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.82% 50.11% 50.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1815 1861 1969
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,750 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SolarWinds
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 6 - -
Slough +6 5 £52,500 -1.40%
Maidenhead +9 1 £55,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £40,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £60,000 -
SolarWinds
South East

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing SolarWinds 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 17 (85.00%) LAN
2 17 (85.00%) WAN
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco
3 16 (80.00%) Wireless
3 16 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (70.00%) VPN
5 13 (65.00%) Juniper
5 13 (65.00%) OSPF
5 13 (65.00%) BGP
5 13 (65.00%) 802.1X
6 12 (60.00%) Data Centre
7 11 (55.00%) Network Security
7 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (50.00%) Cacti
9 8 (40.00%) ITIL
9 8 (40.00%) Windows
10 7 (35.00%) CCNP
10 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
10 7 (35.00%) Nagios
10 7 (35.00%) 802.11
10 7 (35.00%) MPLS
10 7 (35.00%) F5
10 7 (35.00%) Change Control
10 7 (35.00%) HSRP
10 7 (35.00%) Degree
10 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (30.00%) Riverbed
11 6 (30.00%) SolarWinds Orion

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 17 (85.00%) LAN
2 17 (85.00%) WAN
3 16 (80.00%) Wireless
4 14 (70.00%) VPN
5 13 (65.00%) BGP
5 13 (65.00%) OSPF
6 11 (55.00%) Network Security
7 7 (35.00%) 802.11
7 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (35.00%) HSRP
7 7 (35.00%) MPLS
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
8 6 (30.00%) VoIP
8 6 (30.00%) VRRP
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (20.00%) FWSM
10 4 (20.00%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) AS400
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.00%) iSeries
4 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) Change Control
4 6 (30.00%) Change Management
4 6 (30.00%) Network Design
4 6 (30.00%) Network Planning
5 5 (25.00%) High Availability
6 4 (20.00%) Data Security
6 4 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (20.00%) Network Management
7 2 (10.00%) Coaching
8 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.00%) ITSM
8 1 (5.00%) Kernel Tuning
8 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (5.00%) Service Management
8 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCNP
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) CCNA
3 5 (25.00%) CCSP
3 5 (25.00%) CCVP
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (10.00%) MCSA
4 2 (10.00%) MCSD
4 2 (10.00%) MCSE
4 2 (10.00%) MCTS
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Firmware
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Cacti
2 7 (35.00%) Nagios
3 6 (30.00%) SmokePing
3 6 (30.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (5.00%) Ansible
4 1 (5.00%) CA Wily
4 1 (5.00%) OpenView
4 1 (5.00%) OVSD
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (5.00%) SCCM
4 1 (5.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) Juniper
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) F5
5 6 (30.00%) Aruba
5 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (30.00%) Palo Alto
5 6 (30.00%) Riverbed
5 6 (30.00%) Stonesoft
6 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (20.00%) Sophos
7 2 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) Splunk
7 2 (10.00%) VMware
8 1 (5.00%) AirMagnet
8 1 (5.00%) CA
8 1 (5.00%) Citrix
8 1 (5.00%) EMC
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle
8 1 (5.00%) Red Hat