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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 77 77 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 28 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.96% 1.01% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 3.86% 1.93% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 4
Average salary £50,000 £50,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +13.48%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
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
726 570 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 50.70% 52.53% 46.50%
Number of salaries quoted 548 442 336
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 -3 23 £50,000 +21.21%
Colchester - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £62,500 -
SolarWinds
East of England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 28 (80.00%) Cisco
2 22 (62.86%) H.323
2 22 (62.86%) Network Monitoring
3 20 (57.14%) Finance
4 18 (51.43%) Firewall
5 17 (48.57%) Video Conferencing
6 16 (45.71%) SLA
7 14 (40.00%) SAN
8 13 (37.14%) Cisco UCCE
8 13 (37.14%) Change Control
9 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (31.43%) Time Management
9 11 (31.43%) Mentoring
9 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (28.57%) Juniper
10 10 (28.57%) OSPF
10 10 (28.57%) Polycom
11 9 (25.71%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (25.71%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (25.71%) FWSM
12 8 (22.86%) BGP
13 7 (20.00%) CCNA
14 6 (17.14%) CCNP
14 6 (17.14%) SCOM
15 5 (14.29%) VPN
15 5 (14.29%) ITIL
15 5 (14.29%) Windows
16 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
16 4 (11.43%) MPLS
16 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds Orion

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (5.71%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) H.323
2 18 (51.43%) Firewall
3 14 (40.00%) SAN
4 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (28.57%) OSPF
6 9 (25.71%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (25.71%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (25.71%) FWSM
7 8 (22.86%) BGP
8 5 (14.29%) VPN
9 4 (11.43%) MPLS
10 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.57%) HSRP
10 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications
11 2 (5.71%) FCoE
11 2 (5.71%) NAS
11 2 (5.71%) Internet
11 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
11 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Network Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Network Specialist
3 6 (17.14%) Voice Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Telephony Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Support
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Monitoring Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.71%) EqualLogic
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (37.14%) Change Control
3 11 (31.43%) Time Management
3 11 (31.43%) Mentoring
4 5 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Network Management
6 3 (8.57%) Data Privacy
7 2 (5.71%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.86%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CCNA
3 6 (17.14%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (17.14%) SCOM
3 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) Cisco
2 10 (28.57%) Juniper
2 10 (28.57%) Polycom
3 2 (5.71%) Google
3 2 (5.71%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) EMC
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Mitel
4 1 (2.86%) Aruba
4 1 (2.86%) F5
4 1 (2.86%) Splunk