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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 170 179 146
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -33
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 4 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.11% 0.081% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.19% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1601 1593 1339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 45.38% 42.88% 48.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1241 1290 1069
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 £27,500 £25,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) HP
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) Project Management
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (60.00%) CCNP
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (40.00%) Change Management
6 4 (40.00%) Internet
6 4 (40.00%) vSphere
6 4 (40.00%) F5
7 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (30.00%) Node.js
7 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (30.00%) FWSM
7 3 (30.00%) Redis
7 3 (30.00%) Build Automation
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (30.00%) Jenkins

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (30.00%) Node.js
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) NAS
4 3 (30.00%) FWSM
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (20.00%) SSL
5 2 (20.00%) FTP
5 2 (20.00%) PPP
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) Informix
1 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (30.00%) Redis
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (30.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Network Implementation Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (30.00%) IBM XIV
3 2 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Build Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) BCP
5 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (30.00%) CCIE
2 3 (30.00%) CCSP
2 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) CCDA
3 2 (20.00%) CCDP
3 2 (20.00%) CCSA
3 2 (20.00%) CCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (30.00%) Salt
2 3 (30.00%) Opsview
2 3 (30.00%) Graphite
2 3 (30.00%) Nagios
2 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (30.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) Veritas
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Brocade