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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 164 166 148
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 4 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.12% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.84% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 8
Average salary £43,750 £41,847 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
1571 1550 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 46.31% 46.79% 46.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1178 1092
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 29 January 2015.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in Leeds

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) SAN
3 23 (47.92%) SQL
4 21 (43.75%) Cisco
4 21 (43.75%) CCNP
4 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 21 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (43.75%) Firewall
5 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 19 (39.58%) MS Excel
7 17 (35.42%) HP
8 15 (31.25%) Degree
9 14 (29.17%) Finance
10 12 (25.00%) EIGRP
10 12 (25.00%) MPLS
10 12 (25.00%) OSPF
10 12 (25.00%) BGP
10 12 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (25.00%) LAN
10 12 (25.00%) VoIP
10 12 (25.00%) WAN
10 12 (25.00%) Network Management
11 11 (22.92%) Management Information System
11 11 (22.92%) Legal
12 10 (20.83%) Statistics
12 10 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing
14 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (16.67%) VMware
14 8 (16.67%) Project Management

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (14.58%) Apache
1 7 (14.58%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.25%) Node.js
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (39.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (56.25%) SAN
2 21 (43.75%) Firewall
3 12 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 12 (25.00%) MPLS
3 12 (25.00%) OSPF
3 12 (25.00%) BGP
3 12 (25.00%) LAN
3 12 (25.00%) VoIP
3 12 (25.00%) WAN
4 7 (14.58%) Internet
4 7 (14.58%) NAS
5 5 (10.42%) SNMP
6 3 (6.25%) FWSM
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.17%) LDAP
7 2 (4.17%) DHCP
7 2 (4.17%) Kerberos
7 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.17%) VPN
7 2 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (14.58%) Informix
2 7 (14.58%) MySQL
2 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
2 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.25%) Redis
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
1 7 (14.58%) JIRA
1 7 (14.58%) Subversion
1 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.33%) Hudson
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Legal
3 7 (14.58%) Games
4 2 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Infrastructure Technician
2 12 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Engineering Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Technician
6 1 (2.08%) Security Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Network Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Network Security Manager
6 1 (2.08%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (8.33%) Middleware
3 3 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Management Information System
2 10 (20.83%) Statistics
2 10 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (14.58%) IBM XIV
4 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.33%) Clustering
6 2 (4.17%) PKI
6 2 (4.17%) SecurID
6 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Network Management
2 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 8 (16.67%) Project Management
4 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (14.58%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) Change Management
5 4 (8.33%) Network Architecture
5 4 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 4 (8.33%) Line Management
6 3 (6.25%) Build Automation
6 3 (6.25%) SIEM
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.08%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.08%) Information Security
8 1 (2.08%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.08%) Change Control
8 1 (2.08%) CRM
8 1 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) Perl
2 7 (14.58%) PHP
2 7 (14.58%) Shell Script
2 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) CCNP
1 21 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (31.25%) Degree
3 8 (16.67%) CISSP
4 7 (14.58%) CCIE
4 7 (14.58%) CCSP
4 7 (14.58%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (14.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (8.33%) CCDE
6 2 (4.17%) CCNA
7 1 (2.08%) MCP
7 1 (2.08%) MCSE
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (14.58%) vSphere
4 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Nagios
1 7 (14.58%) Cacti
1 7 (14.58%) SolarWinds Orion
1 7 (14.58%) NetBackup
1 7 (14.58%) Opsview
1 7 (14.58%) Graphite
2 4 (8.33%) Puppet
3 3 (6.25%) Salt
3 3 (6.25%) Nessus
3 3 (6.25%) WSUS
4 1 (2.08%) SCCM
4 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Cisco
2 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (35.42%) HP
4 8 (16.67%) VMware
5 7 (14.58%) IBM
5 7 (14.58%) Veritas
5 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
5 7 (14.58%) F5
6 5 (10.42%) ScanSafe
7 4 (8.33%) Symantec
7 4 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 4 (8.33%) NetApp
8 3 (6.25%) Altiris
9 2 (4.17%) IronPort
10 1 (2.08%) Spiceworks
10 1 (2.08%) Nimsoft
10 1 (2.08%) Citrix
10 1 (2.08%) CA