The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cardiff region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within SolarWinds.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 62 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 7 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.05% 1.13% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.02% 2.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.29%
Vendors Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
347 256 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 51.95% 48.21% 53.72%
Number of salaries quoted 320 199 178
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,329 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SolarWinds
South Wales

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 23 July 2014.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 14 (60.87%) Advertising
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) Juniper
3 11 (47.83%) VPN
3 11 (47.83%) CCNP
3 11 (47.83%) CCIP
3 11 (47.83%) LAN
3 11 (47.83%) WAN
3 11 (47.83%) DHCP
3 11 (47.83%) SSH
3 11 (47.83%) MPLS
3 11 (47.83%) BGP
3 11 (47.83%) Telnet
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (47.83%) Firewall
3 11 (47.83%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (47.83%) HSRP
3 11 (47.83%) PuTTY
3 11 (47.83%) SecureCRT
4 10 (43.48%) MS Office
5 8 (34.78%) VMware
6 7 (30.43%) HP
7 6 (26.09%) Dell
7 6 (26.09%) SAN
7 6 (26.09%) MySQL
7 6 (26.09%) Solaris
7 6 (26.09%) Apache
7 6 (26.09%) Network Design
7 6 (26.09%) LAMP
7 6 (26.09%) Red Hat

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (26.09%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (47.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) LAN
1 11 (47.83%) WAN
1 11 (47.83%) DHCP
1 11 (47.83%) MPLS
1 11 (47.83%) BGP
1 11 (47.83%) Telnet
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall
1 11 (47.83%) SSH
1 11 (47.83%) VPN
1 11 (47.83%) HSRP
1 11 (47.83%) PuTTY
1 11 (47.83%) SecureCRT
2 6 (26.09%) SAN
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (8.70%) SNMP
5 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
General
1 14 (60.87%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Statistics
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Solaris
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX
3 4 (17.39%) AIX
3 4 (17.39%) HPUX
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) SUSE
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Network Design
2 4 (17.39%) Network Management
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) CCNP
1 11 (47.83%) CCIP
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) RHCE
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
1 4 (17.39%) Cobbler
2 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView
3 1 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.35%) Netcool
3 1 (4.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (4.35%) OPNET
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco
1 12 (52.17%) Juniper
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) HP
4 6 (26.09%) Dell
4 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) Nimsoft
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) CA
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) Compuware