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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 85 108 72
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -36
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 12 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.13% 0.082% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.20% 0.21% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 9
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -52.94%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.43%
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
545 481 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.13% 39.56% 50.59%
Number of salaries quoted 475 430 321
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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 31 October 2014.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in Kent

SolarWinds
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
West Malling - 3 £24,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £50,000 -
SolarWinds
South East

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (68.75%) ITIL
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
4 10 (62.50%) WAN
5 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
5 9 (56.25%) MPLS
6 8 (50.00%) CCNA
6 8 (50.00%) LAN
7 6 (37.50%) CCNP
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 6 (37.50%) Citrix
7 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 6 (37.50%) MCSE
7 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 6 (37.50%) VMware
7 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (31.25%) vSphere
8 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (31.25%) XenApp
8 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
8 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) WAN
3 9 (56.25%) MPLS
4 8 (50.00%) LAN
5 5 (31.25%) Wireless
5 5 (31.25%) OSPF
5 5 (31.25%) BGP
5 5 (31.25%) VPN
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (18.75%) TACACS
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) Internet
8 2 (12.50%) DHCP
8 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) ADSL
8 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Local Government
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Network Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Network Operations Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCNA
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (37.50%) MCSE
3 6 (37.50%) CCNP
4 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (12.50%) CCDA
7 1 (6.25%) CCDP
7 1 (6.25%) CISSP
7 1 (6.25%) CCSA
7 1 (6.25%) CCSE
7 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
7 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) XenApp
2 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
2 5 (31.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Foglight
1 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
6 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos
6 1 (6.25%) Radianz
6 1 (6.25%) LogLogic
6 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.25%) NetScout
6 1 (6.25%) TippingPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Tradeweb
6 1 (6.25%) Tufin