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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 127 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.44% 0.20% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
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
715 691 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 39.57% 35.31% 43.00%
Number of salaries quoted 638 571 612
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £60,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in Bristol

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 19 (73.08%) Firewall
3 18 (69.23%) SC Cleared
4 16 (61.54%) Cisco
5 15 (57.69%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (53.85%) Juniper
7 13 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (46.15%) Palo Alto
9 11 (42.31%) VPN
10 10 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (30.77%) Security Hardening
11 8 (30.77%) ArcSight
11 8 (30.77%) SIEM
11 8 (30.77%) Junos
11 8 (30.77%) PKI
11 8 (30.77%) LAN
11 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
11 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (30.77%) SSL
11 8 (30.77%) IPsec
11 8 (30.77%) TACACS
12 6 (23.08%) Intel Security
12 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
12 6 (23.08%) Network Security
12 6 (23.08%) LogRhythm
12 6 (23.08%) Splunk
12 6 (23.08%) QRadar
13 5 (19.23%) JNCIA
13 5 (19.23%) CCNA
13 5 (19.23%) CISSP

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) Firewall
2 15 (57.69%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (42.31%) VPN
5 8 (30.77%) IPsec
5 8 (30.77%) Junos
5 8 (30.77%) LAN
5 8 (30.77%) SSL
5 8 (30.77%) TACACS
6 6 (23.08%) Network Security
6 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
8 3 (11.54%) BGP
8 3 (11.54%) DNS
8 3 (11.54%) OSPF
8 3 (11.54%) SNMP
9 2 (7.69%) DHCP
9 2 (7.69%) EIGRP
9 2 (7.69%) VoIP
9 2 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Juniper Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Principal Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Principal Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Principal Solutions Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Design Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Design Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Network Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SIEM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) PKI
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Cryptography
2 2 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (30.77%) Security Hardening
2 8 (30.77%) SIEM
3 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) Network Design
4 3 (11.54%) Network Management
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Business Development
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 18 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (19.23%) CCNA
4 5 (19.23%) CISSP
4 5 (19.23%) GCIA
4 5 (19.23%) JNCIA
5 4 (15.38%) CEH
5 4 (15.38%) CISA
5 4 (15.38%) GCIH
6 3 (11.54%) CCNP
7 2 (7.69%) CCDP
7 2 (7.69%) Degree
7 2 (7.69%) MCSE
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.85%) CCIE
8 1 (3.85%) GSEC
8 1 (3.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) HMG Infosec
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.69%) Snort
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) QRadar
2 2 (7.69%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) Juniper
3 12 (46.15%) Palo Alto
4 8 (30.77%) ArcSight
4 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 6 (23.08%) Intel Security
5 6 (23.08%) LogRhythm
5 6 (23.08%) Splunk
6 5 (19.23%) VMware
7 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 4 (15.38%) Trustwave
8 3 (11.54%) F5
9 2 (7.69%) AlienVault
9 2 (7.69%) HP
9 2 (7.69%) Mitel
10 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire