The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 127 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 4 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.21% 0.51% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 1.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £36,250 £39,150 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
SolarWinds
South West

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

Vendors Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
754 798 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 40.02% 40.55% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 636 630 522
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,300 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in Bristol

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) Juniper
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
1 10 (90.91%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (63.64%) Security Hardening
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (63.64%) Junos
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (54.55%) VPN
4 6 (54.55%) SSL
4 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 6 (54.55%) TACACS
4 6 (54.55%) IPsec
4 6 (54.55%) PKI
4 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
5 5 (45.45%) CCNP
6 4 (36.36%) Network Design
6 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
7 3 (27.27%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) CCNA
8 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (18.18%) VMware
8 2 (18.18%) Military
8 2 (18.18%) Web Design
8 2 (18.18%) JNCIA
8 2 (18.18%) Network Security
8 2 (18.18%) Computer Security

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (9.09%) Lync
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (63.64%) Junos
4 6 (54.55%) VPN
4 6 (54.55%) SSL
4 6 (54.55%) TACACS
4 6 (54.55%) IPsec
5 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Network Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (63.64%) Security Hardening
3 4 (36.36%) Network Design
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Security
4 2 (18.18%) SIEM
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) JNCIA
6 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (9.09%) MCSE
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) Juniper
2 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
4 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat