The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 63 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 4 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.60% 1.34% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 3.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Average salary £33,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -11.76%
SolarWinds
South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
319 266 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 47.47% 44.41% 52.51%
Number of salaries quoted 300 218 167
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in Cardiff

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 (58.82%) Advertising
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Juniper
3 8 (47.06%) LAN
3 8 (47.06%) WAN
3 8 (47.06%) DHCP
3 8 (47.06%) VPN
3 8 (47.06%) CCNP
3 8 (47.06%) CCIP
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (47.06%) MPLS
3 8 (47.06%) BGP
3 8 (47.06%) Telnet
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) SSH
3 8 (47.06%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (47.06%) HSRP
3 8 (47.06%) PuTTY
3 8 (47.06%) SecureCRT
4 7 (41.18%) MS Office
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (23.53%) HP
6 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) Network Management
7 3 (17.65%) MySQL
7 3 (17.65%) Solaris
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Apache
7 3 (17.65%) Dell
7 3 (17.65%) SAN

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) LAN
1 8 (47.06%) WAN
1 8 (47.06%) DHCP
1 8 (47.06%) MPLS
1 8 (47.06%) BGP
1 8 (47.06%) Telnet
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
1 8 (47.06%) SSH
1 8 (47.06%) VPN
1 8 (47.06%) HSRP
1 8 (47.06%) PuTTY
1 8 (47.06%) SecureCRT
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (17.65%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.88%) SNMP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
General
1 10 (58.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Server Support
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Statistics
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Solaris
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) HPUX
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) SUSE
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Network Management
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (17.65%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CCNP
1 8 (47.06%) CCIP
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) RHCE
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Cobbler
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView
2 1 (5.88%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) Netcool
2 1 (5.88%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (5.88%) OPNET
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
1 9 (52.94%) Juniper
2 4 (23.53%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Dell
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Compuware
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle