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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank - 71 68
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.47% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.86% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 7
Average salary - £21,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -38.57%
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
195 348 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 39.47% 54.72% 51.54%
Number of salaries quoted 157 302 252
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +16.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,250 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £52,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) VMware