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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 107 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 3 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.26% - 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% - 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 9
Average salary £44,500 - £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
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
575 487 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.83% 40.48% 51.25%
Number of salaries quoted 515 438 319
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 10 (71.43%) WAN
4 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (64.29%) ITIL
5 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (64.29%) MPLS
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (57.14%) LAN
6 8 (57.14%) CCNA
7 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (50.00%) Citrix
7 7 (50.00%) VMware
8 6 (42.86%) MCSE
8 6 (42.86%) DNS
8 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 6 (42.86%) CCNP
8 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (42.86%) XenApp
8 6 (42.86%) vSphere
8 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (35.71%) VPN
9 5 (35.71%) OSPF
9 5 (35.71%) BGP
9 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (35.71%) Wireless

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) WAN
3 9 (64.29%) MPLS
4 8 (57.14%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 5 (35.71%) OSPF
6 5 (35.71%) BGP
6 5 (35.71%) Wireless
6 5 (35.71%) VPN
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (28.57%) VoIP
8 3 (21.43%) DHCP
8 3 (21.43%) Internet
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) TACACS
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
9 2 (14.29%) ADSL
9 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
10 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
2 2 (14.29%) Local Government
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Network Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Network Operations Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Trainee Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Management
5 1 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCNA
3 6 (42.86%) MCSE
3 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (14.29%) CCDA
7 1 (7.14%) CCDP
7 1 (7.14%) CCSA
7 1 (7.14%) CCSE
7 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
7 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) XenApp
2 6 (42.86%) vSphere
3 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (14.29%) Foglight
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) F5
6 2 (14.29%) Juniper
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
7 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
7 1 (7.14%) Sophos
7 1 (7.14%) Radianz
7 1 (7.14%) LogLogic
7 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 1 (7.14%) NetScout
7 1 (7.14%) TippingPoint
7 1 (7.14%) Tradeweb
7 1 (7.14%) Tufin