The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 165 158 147
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 15 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.45% 0.55% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 1.15% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 16
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
SolarWinds
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1555 1568 1382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 46.52% 48.32% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1240 1189 1125
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Leeds region.

SolarWinds Salary Trend in Leeds

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in Leeds

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 32 (52.46%) Cisco
1 32 (52.46%) CCNP
1 32 (52.46%) Cisco Certification
1 32 (52.46%) Firewall
2 31 (50.82%) Windows
3 28 (45.90%) SAN
4 24 (39.34%) SQL
5 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
5 22 (36.07%) Finance
6 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
7 19 (31.15%) MS Excel
7 19 (31.15%) LAN
7 19 (31.15%) WAN
8 18 (29.51%) VoIP
8 18 (29.51%) HP
9 17 (27.87%) MPLS
9 17 (27.87%) OSPF
9 17 (27.87%) BGP
10 16 (26.23%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (26.23%) EIGRP
11 15 (24.59%) Degree
12 14 (22.95%) Load Balancing
13 12 (19.67%) Legal
13 12 (19.67%) Network Management
14 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
14 11 (18.03%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (16.39%) Statistics
16 9 (14.75%) Linux
16 9 (14.75%) SNMP
16 9 (14.75%) CCIE

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (11.48%) Apache
1 7 (11.48%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (31.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (52.46%) Firewall
2 28 (45.90%) SAN
3 19 (31.15%) LAN
3 19 (31.15%) WAN
4 18 (29.51%) VoIP
5 17 (27.87%) MPLS
5 17 (27.87%) OSPF
5 17 (27.87%) BGP
6 16 (26.23%) EIGRP
7 9 (14.75%) SNMP
8 7 (11.48%) VPN
8 7 (11.48%) DHCP
8 7 (11.48%) SSH
8 7 (11.48%) Internet
8 7 (11.48%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (11.48%) NAS
9 6 (9.84%) LDAP
9 6 (9.84%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (9.84%) Network Security
9 6 (9.84%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (13.11%) MySQL
3 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
3 7 (11.48%) Informix
3 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.92%) Redis
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Subversion
1 7 (11.48%) JIRA
1 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
1 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.56%) Hudson
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 12 (19.67%) Legal
3 7 (11.48%) Games
4 6 (9.84%) Law
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Infrastructure Technician
2 16 (26.23%) Network Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Security Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) IT Security Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Engineering Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Security Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Technician
7 2 (3.28%) Network Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Architect
8 1 (1.64%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Applications Support
8 1 (1.64%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (6.56%) Middleware
3 3 (4.92%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
1 11 (18.03%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (16.39%) Statistics
3 7 (11.48%) IBM XIV
3 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.84%) SecurID
4 6 (9.84%) PKI
5 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
6 4 (6.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Linux
3 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Load Balancing
2 12 (19.67%) Network Management
3 8 (13.11%) Project Management
4 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (9.84%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (8.20%) ITIL
6 5 (8.20%) Change Management
7 4 (6.56%) Line Management
7 4 (6.56%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.56%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.92%) SIEM
8 3 (4.92%) Build Automation
9 2 (3.28%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.28%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.28%) Service Management
10 1 (1.64%) Process Management
10 1 (1.64%) CMMI
10 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.64%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) SQL
2 8 (13.11%) Bash Shell
3 7 (11.48%) Shell Script
3 7 (11.48%) Perl
3 7 (11.48%) PHP
4 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.64%) Java
5 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (52.46%) CCNP
1 32 (52.46%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (24.59%) Degree
3 9 (14.75%) CCIE
4 8 (13.11%) CISSP
5 7 (11.48%) CCSP
5 7 (11.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (11.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (9.84%) CCNA
7 4 (6.56%) CCDE
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.64%) CCIP
8 1 (1.64%) MCP
8 1 (1.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (11.48%) vSphere
4 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Nagios
1 7 (11.48%) NetBackup
1 7 (11.48%) Cacti
1 7 (11.48%) SolarWinds Orion
1 7 (11.48%) Opsview
1 7 (11.48%) Graphite
2 4 (6.56%) Puppet
3 3 (4.92%) Salt
3 3 (4.92%) Nessus
3 3 (4.92%) WSUS
4 1 (1.64%) SCCM
4 1 (1.64%) SCOM
4 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) Cisco
2 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
3 18 (29.51%) HP
4 9 (14.75%) ScanSafe
5 8 (13.11%) F5
5 8 (13.11%) VMware
6 7 (11.48%) Veritas
6 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
6 7 (11.48%) IBM
7 6 (9.84%) IronPort
8 4 (6.56%) Riverbed
8 4 (6.56%) Symantec
8 4 (6.56%) NetApp
9 3 (4.92%) Citrix
9 3 (4.92%) Altiris
10 2 (3.28%) CA
11 1 (1.64%) Juniper
11 1 (1.64%) McAfee
11 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.64%) Nimsoft