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 29 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 68 88 75
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 31 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.57% 0.58% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 6.01% 1.09% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 18
Average salary £34,413 £33,163 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +2.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,826 £30,600 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,163 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%
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
516 641 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 42.79% 53.37% 50.36%
Number of salaries quoted 380 557 495
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £29,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 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
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 29 July 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 - 22 £38,750 -
Chelmsford -7 4 £33,826 +1.99%
Basildon -7 1 - -
SolarWinds
East of England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 46 (80.70%) VMware
1 46 (80.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (73.68%) Citrix
3 41 (71.93%) Windows
4 40 (70.18%) Microsoft
5 38 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 37 (64.91%) ITIL
6 37 (64.91%) SLA
6 37 (64.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 35 (61.40%) DNS
7 35 (61.40%) DHCP
8 32 (56.14%) LDAP
8 32 (56.14%) Change Management
8 32 (56.14%) CMDB
8 32 (56.14%) Security Patching
9 20 (35.09%) Finance
10 17 (29.82%) Cisco
11 15 (26.32%) Time Management
12 14 (24.56%) Firewall
13 11 (19.30%) CCNA
13 11 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (15.79%) CCNP
15 7 (12.28%) Juniper
15 7 (12.28%) Websense
15 7 (12.28%) NetApp
15 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
15 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
15 7 (12.28%) Barracuda Networks
16 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
17 5 (8.77%) Infoblox

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.75%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (61.40%) DHCP
1 35 (61.40%) DNS
2 32 (56.14%) LDAP
3 14 (24.56%) Firewall
4 5 (8.77%) NetScreen
4 5 (8.77%) H.323
4 5 (8.77%) LAN
4 5 (8.77%) VPN
5 3 (5.26%) SNMP
5 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.26%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.51%) FWSM
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (3.51%) SAN
6 2 (3.51%) OSPF
6 2 (3.51%) BGP
7 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (19.30%) Server Support
3 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Team Leader
4 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Services Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Service Desk Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 5 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) Service Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Systems Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (1.75%) Data Centre Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 32 (56.14%) CMDB
2 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.77%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) AS400
6 1 (1.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 41 (71.93%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (64.91%) Disaster Recovery
1 37 (64.91%) ITIL
2 32 (56.14%) Change Management
2 32 (56.14%) Security Patching
3 15 (26.32%) Time Management
4 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.77%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.77%) Change Control
5 5 (8.77%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.26%) Digital Forensics
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.51%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.51%) Project Management
8 1 (1.75%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (1.75%) Network Design
8 1 (1.75%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) VBScript
1 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) CCNA
1 11 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (15.79%) CCNP
3 5 (8.77%) CCSA
4 4 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (7.02%) MCTS
4 4 (7.02%) MCITP
4 4 (7.02%) Degree
4 4 (7.02%) MCP
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.51%) PMP
5 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.75%) CISSP
6 1 (1.75%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (64.91%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (80.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (5.26%) WSUS
2 3 (5.26%) SCCM
3 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.75%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.75%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (80.70%) VMware
2 42 (73.68%) Citrix
3 40 (70.18%) Microsoft
4 17 (29.82%) Cisco
5 7 (12.28%) Juniper
5 7 (12.28%) NetApp
5 7 (12.28%) Barracuda Networks
5 7 (12.28%) Websense
6 5 (8.77%) Infoblox
6 5 (8.77%) F5
6 5 (8.77%) Avaya
6 5 (8.77%) Blue Coat
6 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.77%) HP
6 5 (8.77%) Nortel
7 3 (5.26%) Polycom
7 3 (5.26%) Veeam
8 2 (3.51%) Symantec
9 1 (1.75%) IBM