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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 201 217 218
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 24 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.22% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.42% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 4
Average salary £42,000 £34,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,700 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,950 £29,550
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
3108 3131 2623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 53.39% 52.87% 48.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2133 2238 2123
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram 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 18 December 2014. 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
Slough -1 7 £42,000 -14.28%
Bracknell - 6 £32,500 -
Reading -2 1 £35,000 +22.80%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
SolarWinds
South East

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 20 (54.05%) Cisco
1 20 (54.05%) Firewall
2 18 (48.65%) Juniper
3 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (37.84%) Network Management
4 14 (37.84%) CCNA
4 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (35.14%) VoIP
5 13 (35.14%) Network Security
6 12 (32.43%) Cisco IOS
6 12 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (32.43%) VPN
6 12 (32.43%) Avaya
6 12 (32.43%) IPsec
6 12 (32.43%) Nagios
6 12 (32.43%) OSPF
6 12 (32.43%) BGP
7 11 (29.73%) Project Management
7 11 (29.73%) SCOM
8 10 (27.03%) PCI DSS
8 10 (27.03%) Change Control
8 10 (27.03%) ServiceNow
8 10 (27.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (27.03%) NetIQ
8 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
8 10 (27.03%) Change Management
8 10 (27.03%) Wireless
8 10 (27.03%) Data Security
8 10 (27.03%) SSL
8 10 (27.03%) CCNP

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (35.14%) Network Security
3 13 (35.14%) VoIP
4 12 (32.43%) VPN
4 12 (32.43%) OSPF
4 12 (32.43%) BGP
4 12 (32.43%) IPsec
4 12 (32.43%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (27.03%) Wireless
5 10 (27.03%) LAN
5 10 (27.03%) SSL
5 10 (27.03%) WAN
6 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.41%) SNMP
8 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.70%) BGP-4
8 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Monitoring Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Problem Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Problem Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Network Design Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) SOAP
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
1 2 (5.41%) XML
1 2 (5.41%) EDI
1 2 (5.41%) JSON
1 2 (5.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.41%) PKI
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Network Management
2 11 (29.73%) Project Management
3 10 (27.03%) Change Management
3 10 (27.03%) Data Security
3 10 (27.03%) Change Control
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Data Management
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) Product Management
7 1 (2.70%) Network Design
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) CCNA
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.03%) CCNP
3 9 (24.32%) CCSP
3 9 (24.32%) JNCIA
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) HP ASE
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CCSA
5 1 (2.70%) CCSE
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 10 (27.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Nagios
2 11 (29.73%) SCOM
3 6 (16.22%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (10.81%) Foglight
4 4 (10.81%) OPNET
5 2 (5.41%) OpenView
5 2 (5.41%) Netcool
5 2 (5.41%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) Juniper
3 12 (32.43%) Avaya
4 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
4 10 (27.03%) NetIQ
4 10 (27.03%) ServiceNow
5 6 (16.22%) Nimsoft
5 6 (16.22%) CA
6 5 (13.51%) Riverbed
7 4 (10.81%) Remedy
7 4 (10.81%) Compuware
8 3 (8.11%) VMware
9 2 (5.41%) HP
9 2 (5.41%) Citrix
9 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle
9 2 (5.41%) Cognos
10 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.70%) Brocade
10 1 (2.70%) F5