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 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 175 184 173
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 10 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.11% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.24% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 4
Average salary £61,250 £42,500 £41,847
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.11% +1.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £27,608
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,250 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
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
1389 1638 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 41.60% 46.53% 45.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1132 1310 1149
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,850 £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 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 12 February 2016.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in Leeds

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) VMware
3 18 (60.00%) Firewall
3 18 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (50.00%) ITIL
4 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (46.67%) VLAN
5 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
6 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
7 12 (40.00%) SAN
7 12 (40.00%) SharePoint
7 12 (40.00%) Cisco
7 12 (40.00%) Load Balancing
7 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 12 (40.00%) Skype for Business
7 12 (40.00%) Office 365
8 11 (36.67%) vSphere
8 11 (36.67%) Linux
9 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (33.33%) Clustering
10 9 (30.00%) CCNP
10 9 (30.00%) Nagios
10 9 (30.00%) MCSE
10 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
11 8 (26.67%) Cacti
11 8 (26.67%) SolarWinds Orion
11 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 12 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (16.67%) Apache
3 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (10.00%) CloudStack
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Firewall
2 14 (46.67%) VLAN
3 12 (40.00%) SAN
4 8 (26.67%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (20.00%) LAN
5 6 (20.00%) WAN
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (16.67%) VPN
7 4 (13.33%) DMVPN
7 4 (13.33%) HSRP
7 4 (13.33%) MPLS
7 4 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (13.33%) VRRP
8 3 (10.00%) BGP
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (10.00%) DNS
8 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (10.00%) Internet
8 3 (10.00%) IPsec
8 3 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) Big Data
2 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.00%) Informix
2 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (20.00%) JIRA
1 6 (20.00%) Subversion
2 3 (10.00%) Hudson
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) iGaming
2 2 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior IT Support
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Implementation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (10.00%) LAMP
3 2 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (33.33%) Clustering
3 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (10.00%) CLARiiON
4 3 (10.00%) IBM XIV
4 3 (10.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Social Gaming
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.33%) SecurID
6 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (36.67%) Linux
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ITIL
2 12 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.00%) Information Security
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (16.67%) High Availability
4 5 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.67%) BCP
7 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (6.67%) Network Design
7 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Time Management
8 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (16.67%) PHP
4 3 (10.00%) Perl
4 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (30.00%) CCNP
3 9 (30.00%) MCSE
4 8 (26.67%) MCSA
5 6 (20.00%) CCDE
5 6 (20.00%) CCIE
5 6 (20.00%) CCSP
5 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (13.33%) CISSP
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (10.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (6.67%) CCNA
9 1 (3.33%) CCDA
9 1 (3.33%) CCDP
9 1 (3.33%) CCSA
9 1 (3.33%) CCSE
9 1 (3.33%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (36.67%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Nagios
2 8 (26.67%) Cacti
2 8 (26.67%) Graphite
2 8 (26.67%) Opsview
2 8 (26.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (20.00%) Puppet
4 3 (10.00%) Ansible
4 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (10.00%) Salt
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (3.33%) SCCM
6 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) VMware
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) Cisco
4 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.00%) EMC
5 3 (10.00%) F5
5 3 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) IBM
5 3 (10.00%) NetApp
5 3 (10.00%) Symantec
5 3 (10.00%) Veritas
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) CommVault
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle
6 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.33%) CA
7 1 (3.33%) Infoblox