The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 233 241 244
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 16 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.35% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 14
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
SolarWinds
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2952 3178 3576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.98% 44.50% 47.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2331 2516 2932
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in the North West

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in the North West

SolarWinds
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +9 10 £50,000 +7.52% 1
Lancashire +6 6 £37,500 +20.96%
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (72.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (52.00%) Linux
5 12 (48.00%) WAN
6 11 (44.00%) ITIL
6 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (40.00%) Nagios
7 10 (40.00%) LAN
8 9 (36.00%) Windows
8 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (36.00%) DNS
8 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
8 9 (36.00%) Wireless
9 8 (32.00%) Dell
9 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
10 7 (28.00%) SLA
10 7 (28.00%) NetApp
10 7 (28.00%) Project Management
10 7 (28.00%) Replication
11 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (24.00%) CentOS
11 6 (24.00%) Ubuntu
11 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
11 6 (24.00%) UNIX
11 6 (24.00%) Solaris
11 6 (24.00%) MS Office

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (8.00%) Apache
4 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.00%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (24.00%) MS Office
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) WAN
3 10 (40.00%) LAN
4 9 (36.00%) DNS
4 9 (36.00%) Wireless
5 5 (20.00%) Intranet
5 5 (20.00%) MPLS
5 5 (20.00%) VoIP
5 5 (20.00%) VPN
6 4 (16.00%) SAN
7 3 (12.00%) iSCSI
7 3 (12.00%) DHCP
7 3 (12.00%) Internet
7 3 (12.00%) SSL
8 2 (8.00%) DSL
8 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
8 2 (8.00%) WLAN
8 2 (8.00%) SDH
8 2 (8.00%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (8.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Team Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Head of IT
3 4 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Supervisor
5 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Replication
2 4 (16.00%) FlexPod
3 3 (12.00%) EqualLogic
3 3 (12.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (12.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) Clustering
4 2 (8.00%) IPTV
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) PDA
5 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (24.00%) CentOS
4 6 (24.00%) Ubuntu
4 6 (24.00%) UNIX
4 6 (24.00%) Solaris
5 4 (16.00%) AIX
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.00%) OpenBSD
7 2 (8.00%) FreeBSD
8 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (12.00%) Network Management
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (8.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Line Management
8 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
8 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.00%) Perl
2 2 (8.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.00%) MCSE
2 5 (20.00%) CCNA
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) CCIE
3 3 (12.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.00%) CCSA
4 2 (8.00%) CCSE
4 2 (8.00%) HNC
4 2 (8.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (8.00%) NFS
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.00%) ProxySG
4 2 (8.00%) Postfix
4 2 (8.00%) Sendmail
4 2 (8.00%) Varnish
4 2 (8.00%) Dovecot
4 2 (8.00%) Openswan
4 2 (8.00%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (8.00%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (8.00%) Corosync
4 2 (8.00%) KVM
4 2 (8.00%) Ceph
4 2 (8.00%) iptables
5 1 (4.00%) UAG
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Nagios
2 5 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (16.00%) Cacti
4 2 (8.00%) Munin
4 2 (8.00%) Zenoss
4 2 (8.00%) yum
4 2 (8.00%) OpenView
4 2 (8.00%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (8.00%) logstash
4 2 (8.00%) Rsyslog
4 2 (8.00%) Bacula
4 2 (8.00%) Pacemaker
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (4.00%) WSUS
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (32.00%) Dell
5 7 (28.00%) NetApp
6 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (20.00%) Sage
7 5 (20.00%) IBM
7 5 (20.00%) Veeam
7 5 (20.00%) Trend Micro
8 4 (16.00%) Infoblox
8 4 (16.00%) EMC
8 4 (16.00%) Juniper
9 3 (12.00%) Citrix
9 3 (12.00%) Wyse
9 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
10 2 (8.00%) Fujitsu
10 2 (8.00%) Riverbed
10 2 (8.00%) F5
10 2 (8.00%) Percona
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