The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Cheshire region.

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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 120 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% 0.42% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £45,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
766 868 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.72% 45.97% 44.16%
Number of salaries quoted 552 651 683
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SolarWinds
North West

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in Cheshire

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) AppDNA
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ADSL
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
1 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense