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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 76 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 7 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.83% 1.04% 1.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 2.13% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 6
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £33,100 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £44,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
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
357 329 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 42.40% 48.67% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 298 306 191
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,050 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (83.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 10 (83.33%) IIS
4 8 (66.67%) Internet
4 8 (66.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) XenApp
7 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (8.33%) NetScout

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) IIS
1 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 10 (83.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (66.67%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Server Support
1 10 (83.33%) Server Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) Server Support Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) OPNET
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Compuware
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) BMC
5 1 (8.33%) CA
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) NetScout
5 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) NetQoS
5 1 (8.33%) Ipanema Technologies