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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 94 94 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.37% 0.59% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 1.18% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £37,250 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
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
483 509 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 44.43% 50.45% 41.79%
Number of salaries quoted 434 427 389
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 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 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) CCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 2 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (50.00%) CCDA
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Network Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CCSA
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCDA
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) VMware