The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 95 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.39% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 1.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £38,750 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
SolarWinds
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
481 536 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.33% 34.40% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 308 354 289
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 18 (81.82%) Windows
1 18 (81.82%) VMware
2 14 (63.64%) Asset Management
3 13 (59.09%) Cisco
4 11 (50.00%) Firewall
5 10 (45.45%) WAN
5 10 (45.45%) LAN
5 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
5 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (40.91%) vSphere
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 8 (36.36%) Linux
7 8 (36.36%) HP
7 8 (36.36%) VMware ESX
8 7 (31.82%) MPLS
8 7 (31.82%) BMC
8 7 (31.82%) Veritas
8 7 (31.82%) Control-M
8 7 (31.82%) AIX
8 7 (31.82%) Solaris
8 7 (31.82%) Release Management
8 7 (31.82%) NetBackup
8 7 (31.82%) HP SIM
8 7 (31.82%) MRTG
8 7 (31.82%) Patch Management
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) WAN
2 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 7 (31.82%) MPLS
3 7 (31.82%) MRTG
4 6 (27.27%) Wireless
5 5 (22.73%) SAN
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (18.18%) Network Security
6 4 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (13.64%) WAAS
8 1 (4.55%) VLAN
8 1 (4.55%) OSPF
8 1 (4.55%) BGP
8 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.55%) VoIP
8 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.55%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Kindle
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) AIX
3 7 (31.82%) Solaris
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Asset Management
2 7 (31.82%) Release Management
2 7 (31.82%) Patch Management
3 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.64%) CCNP
1 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCSA
2 2 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (40.91%) vSphere
3 8 (36.36%) VMware ESX
4 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Control-M
1 7 (31.82%) NetBackup
1 7 (31.82%) HP SIM
2 2 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) VMware
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco
3 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) HP
6 7 (31.82%) BMC
6 7 (31.82%) Veritas
7 3 (13.64%) F5
8 2 (9.09%) Symantec
9 1 (4.55%) Draytek
9 1 (4.55%) NetApp
9 1 (4.55%) EMC