The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Kent region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within SolarWinds.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 94 94 74
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.45% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 0.41% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £35,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.29%
Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
599 485 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 53.34% 45.54% 50.36%
Number of salaries quoted 517 407 377
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,324 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SolarWinds
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in Kent

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 15 (83.33%) F5
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco
4 13 (72.22%) Windows
4 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (66.67%) Foglight
6 10 (55.56%) VMware
6 10 (55.56%) MCSE
6 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
6 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
6 10 (55.56%) LAN
6 10 (55.56%) WAN
6 10 (55.56%) MPLS
6 10 (55.56%) OSPF
6 10 (55.56%) BGP
6 10 (55.56%) CCNP
6 10 (55.56%) CCNA
6 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
6 10 (55.56%) Citrix
6 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (55.56%) XenApp
6 10 (55.56%) XenDesktop
6 10 (55.56%) SolarWinds Orion
6 10 (55.56%) vSphere
6 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) MPLS
2 10 (55.56%) OSPF
2 10 (55.56%) BGP
2 10 (55.56%) LAN
2 10 (55.56%) WAN
3 9 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (27.78%) Multicast
5 5 (27.78%) Wireshark
5 5 (27.78%) DHCP
5 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) DNS
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (38.89%) Support Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Network Support Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Network Support
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Support Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Network Support
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
1 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Problem Management
3 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
4 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 5 (27.78%) Change Management
4 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
5 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) MCSE
1 10 (55.56%) CCNP
1 10 (55.56%) CCNA
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (44.44%) MCSA
3 2 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 10 (55.56%) XenApp
1 10 (55.56%) XenDesktop
1 10 (55.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) Foglight
2 10 (55.56%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (38.89%) Backup Exec
3 7 (38.89%) SCCM
3 7 (38.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 15 (83.33%) F5
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 10 (55.56%) Citrix
3 10 (55.56%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) Veeam
5 5 (27.78%) Tufin
5 5 (27.78%) LogLogic
5 5 (27.78%) Blue Coat
5 5 (27.78%) NetScout
5 5 (27.78%) TippingPoint
5 5 (27.78%) Tradeweb
5 5 (27.78%) Juniper
5 5 (27.78%) TIBCO
5 5 (27.78%) Bloomberg
5 5 (27.78%) Radianz
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) Mercator