The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 77 96 77
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 21 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.64% 0.50% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 3.55% 0.86% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 11
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
SolarWinds
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
592 813 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.21% 58.15% 54.41%
Number of salaries quoted 464 650 471
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Essex

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in Essex

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in Essex

SolarWinds
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -2 13 - -
Basildon +5 3 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £45,000 -
SolarWinds
East of England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 26 (65.00%) SLA
2 23 (57.50%) Cisco
3 22 (55.00%) Finance
4 19 (47.50%) Firewall
4 19 (47.50%) Windows
5 17 (42.50%) ITIL
5 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
5 17 (42.50%) Citrix
5 17 (42.50%) VMware
5 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 14 (35.00%) H.323
8 14 (35.00%) Change Management
8 14 (35.00%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (32.50%) Change Control
9 13 (32.50%) CMDB
9 13 (32.50%) Juniper
9 13 (32.50%) DNS
9 13 (32.50%) LDAP
9 13 (32.50%) DHCP
10 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (27.50%) CCNA
11 11 (27.50%) Time Management
11 11 (27.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (25.00%) SAN
13 9 (22.50%) FWSM
13 9 (22.50%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (22.50%) Cisco PIX
14 8 (20.00%) BGP

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) Firewall
2 14 (35.00%) H.323
3 13 (32.50%) LDAP
3 13 (32.50%) DHCP
3 13 (32.50%) DNS
4 11 (27.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (25.00%) SAN
6 9 (22.50%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (22.50%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (22.50%) FWSM
7 8 (20.00%) BGP
8 7 (17.50%) OSPF
9 4 (10.00%) LAN
10 3 (7.50%) VPN
10 3 (7.50%) NetScreen
11 2 (5.00%) Wireless
11 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
12 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
12 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Network Specialist
3 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Voice Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Service Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Server Support
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Network Support
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) CMDB
2 7 (17.50%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
3 3 (7.50%) iSeries
3 3 (7.50%) AS400
4 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) ITIL
2 16 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (35.00%) Change Management
3 14 (35.00%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (32.50%) Change Control
5 11 (27.50%) Time Management
6 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.50%) Migration
8 1 (2.50%) Project Management
8 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.50%) Data Privacy
8 1 (2.50%) Network Management
8 1 (2.50%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Perl
1 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (27.50%) CCNA
3 5 (12.50%) CCNP
4 3 (7.50%) CCSA
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.50%) PMP
5 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (65.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
1 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (10.00%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (7.50%) HP SIM
4 2 (5.00%) Nagios
4 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.50%) SCOM
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Cisco
2 17 (42.50%) Citrix
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 13 (32.50%) Juniper
5 4 (10.00%) NetApp
5 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.00%) Websense
5 4 (10.00%) Polycom
5 4 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (10.00%) F5
6 3 (7.50%) Infoblox
6 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat
6 3 (7.50%) Avaya
6 3 (7.50%) HP
6 3 (7.50%) Nortel
6 3 (7.50%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Splunk