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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 94 92 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.60% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 0.64% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,309
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +6.20%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
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
516 467 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.29% 42.11% 49.88%
Number of salaries quoted 431 396 373
Average salary £38,500 £43,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.49% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £57,300
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
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 August 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 27 August 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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £50,000 - 1
SolarWinds
South East

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 16 (94.12%) ITIL
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (76.47%) Firewall
4 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
4 12 (70.59%) WAN
5 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
5 11 (64.71%) LAN
5 11 (64.71%) MCSE
5 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (64.71%) CCNA
5 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
5 11 (64.71%) MPLS
5 11 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (58.82%) SolarWinds Orion
6 10 (58.82%) vSphere
6 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (58.82%) F5
6 10 (58.82%) XenApp
6 10 (58.82%) XenDesktop
6 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (58.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (58.82%) OSPF
6 10 (58.82%) BGP
6 10 (58.82%) Foglight
6 10 (58.82%) VMware
6 10 (58.82%) Citrix

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
1 11 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (23.53%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (17.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) WAN
3 11 (64.71%) LAN
3 11 (64.71%) MPLS
4 10 (58.82%) OSPF
4 10 (58.82%) BGP
5 7 (41.18%) BIG-IP
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 3 (17.65%) SAN
8 3 (17.65%) DHCP
9 2 (11.76%) VoIP
9 2 (11.76%) Internet
9 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
9 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (11.76%) Multicast
9 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
10 1 (5.88%) ADSL
10 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Network Support
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Network Support
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Support Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
5 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
1 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (41.18%) Problem Management
3 7 (41.18%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) MCSE
1 11 (64.71%) CCNA
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCNP
2 10 (58.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (35.29%) MCSA
4 2 (11.76%) CISSP
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) XenApp
2 10 (58.82%) XenDesktop
2 10 (58.82%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Foglight
1 10 (58.82%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (29.41%) Backup Exec
2 5 (29.41%) SCCM
2 5 (29.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
3 10 (58.82%) Citrix
3 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) F5
4 5 (29.41%) Veeam
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
5 2 (11.76%) Bloomberg
5 2 (11.76%) Tufin
5 2 (11.76%) LogLogic
5 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.76%) NetScout
5 2 (11.76%) TippingPoint
5 2 (11.76%) Tradeweb
5 2 (11.76%) Radianz
6 1 (5.88%) Sophos
6 1 (5.88%) Mercator