The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 89 97 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 3 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.31% 1.11% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 2.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 1
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
SolarWinds
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
501 635 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.65% 50.24% 45.43%
Number of salaries quoted 453 487 462
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £90,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,055 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in Kent

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Advertising
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) NetScout
4 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) CISSP
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Multicast
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) Multicast
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (14.29%) ADSL
6 1 (14.29%) PBX
6 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) MPLS
6 1 (14.29%) OSPF
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Rendezvous
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Security
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) NetScout
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
4 1 (14.29%) Radianz
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard
4 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 1 (14.29%) TippingPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Tradeweb
4 1 (14.29%) Tufin
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) LogLogic