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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 96 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.50% 0.70% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 1.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
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
491 530 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.40% 46.25% 46.58%
Number of salaries quoted 443 425 310
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 2015.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in Kent

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
4 8 (61.54%) Windows
5 7 (53.85%) WAN
5 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (46.15%) LAN
6 6 (46.15%) DNS
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (38.46%) CCNA
7 5 (38.46%) ITIL
7 5 (38.46%) MPLS
7 5 (38.46%) VMware
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (30.77%) Network Security
8 4 (30.77%) Wireless
8 4 (30.77%) Finance
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (30.77%) VPN
8 4 (30.77%) DHCP
8 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (30.77%) CCNP
8 4 (30.77%) Citrix
9 3 (23.08%) CISSP
9 3 (23.08%) HP
9 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (38.46%) MPLS
5 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) TACACS
6 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) OSPF
6 3 (23.08%) BGP
7 2 (15.38%) ADSL
7 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Local Government
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Network Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Network Operations Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
2 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) CISSP
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (15.38%) MCSE
5 2 (15.38%) CCDA
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (7.69%) CISM
6 1 (7.69%) CCSA
6 1 (7.69%) CCSE
6 1 (7.69%) CCDP
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
6 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (7.69%) OpenView
3 1 (7.69%) Foglight
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) F5
5 3 (23.08%) NetScout
6 2 (15.38%) Juniper
7 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard
7 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
7 1 (7.69%) TippingPoint
7 1 (7.69%) Tradeweb
7 1 (7.69%) Tufin
7 1 (7.69%) Splunk
7 1 (7.69%) LogLogic
7 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 1 (7.69%) Avaya
7 1 (7.69%) TIBCO