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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 94 98 109
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 6 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.55% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 0.78% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Average salary £31,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
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
508 510 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.35% 49.04% 41.72%
Number of salaries quoted 431 457 406
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 12 February 2016. 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
Folkestone - 1 £35,000 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £26,000 -
SolarWinds
South East

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) LANDesk
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Avaya
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Tripwire
4 3 (37.50%) Change Control
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (37.50%) Patch Management
4 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Lotus
4 3 (37.50%) Forcepoint
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) IBM Notes
4 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) IPsec

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (37.50%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) 3G
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DMZ
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) ISDN
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Support Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) AIX
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Analytics
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Patch Management
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) LANDesk
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Avaya
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Forcepoint
4 3 (37.50%) Lotus
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Tripwire
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Nortel