The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leicester region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within SolarWinds.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 71 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 7 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.16% 3.01% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.48% 5.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 0
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +21.21%
Vendors Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
282 271 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 46.92% 58.28% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 250 239 121
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 £32,000 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SolarWinds
Leicestershire

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in Leicester

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) CCNA
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (88.89%) Wireless
3 10 (55.56%) Citrix
3 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 10 (55.56%) SAN
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) HP
3 10 (55.56%) Dell
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 10 (55.56%) IIS
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) SCCM
3 10 (55.56%) PCI DSS
3 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (55.56%) XenApp
3 10 (55.56%) vSphere
3 10 (55.56%) NetScaler
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (50.00%) GWAPT
4 9 (50.00%) GPEN

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 10 (55.56%) IIS
2 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) Wireless
2 10 (55.56%) SAN
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) NetScaler
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (50.00%) DNS
4 8 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (38.89%) VoIP
6 6 (33.33%) Network Security
6 6 (33.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
1 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Project Management
1 8 (44.44%) Network Management
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security Management
2 6 (33.33%) Security Management
3 4 (22.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) CCNA
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (50.00%) GCIA
2 9 (50.00%) GSEC
2 9 (50.00%) GCFW
2 9 (50.00%) GCWN
2 9 (50.00%) CEH
2 9 (50.00%) GWAPT
2 9 (50.00%) GPEN
3 7 (38.89%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 10 (55.56%) XenApp
1 10 (55.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) SCCM
2 8 (44.44%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) HP
2 10 (55.56%) Dell
2 10 (55.56%) Citrix
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Fortinet