The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank - 62 73
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.82% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
SolarWinds
North West

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

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
226 245 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 54.85% 48.71% 53.80%
Number of salaries quoted 184 184 297
Average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in Merseyside

SolarWinds
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WLAN
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) SNMP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) 802.11
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) TACACS
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (100.00%) Brocade
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) NetScout
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Network Management
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 4 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) TRILL

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 802.11
1 4 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) SNMP
1 4 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 4 (100.00%) TACACS
1 4 (100.00%) TRILL
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Engineering Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) LAN Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) LAN Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) 802.1X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Network Management
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Brocade
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) NetScout