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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 65 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 8 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.17% 1.05% 1.87%
As % of the Vendors category 3.08% 2.40% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 11
Median salary £41,250 £28,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.32% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £32,650 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
260 334 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.01% 43.72% 51.65%
Number of salaries quoted 228 255 317
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
1 16 (80.00%) Juniper
2 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (65.00%) LAN
3 13 (65.00%) WAN
4 11 (55.00%) CA
4 11 (55.00%) F5
5 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (45.00%) Vyatta
5 9 (45.00%) VyOS
5 9 (45.00%) Driving Licence
5 9 (45.00%) Extreme Networks
5 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (45.00%) CCSA
5 9 (45.00%) CCSE
5 9 (45.00%) Brocade
5 9 (45.00%) CCNA
5 9 (45.00%) Linux
6 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (35.00%) High Availability
8 6 (30.00%) VoIP
9 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (25.00%) VPN
9 5 (25.00%) CCNP
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (25.00%) NX-OS

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 13 (65.00%) LAN
2 13 (65.00%) WAN
3 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (30.00%) VoIP
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (25.00%) NX-OS
5 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (20.00%) NetScaler
6 4 (20.00%) WLAN
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) SNMP
8 1 (5.00%) BGP
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (5.00%) HSRP
8 1 (5.00%) OSPF
8 1 (5.00%) VLAN
8 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (20.00%) Advertising
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Monitoring Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Management Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Performance Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Driving Licence
2 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
1 9 (45.00%) VyOS
2 4 (20.00%) CatOS
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) HPUX
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) High Availability
2 4 (20.00%) Network Management
2 4 (20.00%) Time Management
3 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Application Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Presales
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) Perl
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) CCNA
2 9 (45.00%) CCSA
2 9 (45.00%) CCSE
3 5 (25.00%) CCNP
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (5.00%) RHCE
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) AppManager
1 3 (15.00%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (15.00%) Nagios
2 2 (10.00%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (10.00%) OpenView
2 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (5.00%) OPNET
3 1 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
1 16 (80.00%) Juniper
2 14 (70.00%) VMware
3 11 (55.00%) CA
3 11 (55.00%) F5
4 9 (45.00%) Brocade
4 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (45.00%) Extreme Networks
4 9 (45.00%) Vyatta
5 3 (15.00%) NetIQ
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat