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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 219 240 246
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 15 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.30% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 10
Average salary £50,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.58% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £29,550 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
2735 3042 3361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.31% 44.64% 45.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 2445 2788
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +27 12 £50,000 +13.63% 3
Merseyside - 3 - -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (62.96%) ITIL
1 17 (62.96%) VMware
2 15 (55.56%) Firewall
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco
3 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) WAN
4 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
4 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (44.44%) LAN
5 12 (44.44%) Linux
5 12 (44.44%) Nagios
6 10 (37.04%) Citrix
6 10 (37.04%) SQL
7 9 (33.33%) UNIX
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (29.63%) DNS
8 8 (29.63%) Dell
8 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (29.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
8 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (29.63%) Wireless
8 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
9 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
9 7 (25.93%) Replication
9 7 (25.93%) NetApp
10 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
10 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
10 6 (22.22%) SLA
10 6 (22.22%) Solaris

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) WAN
3 12 (44.44%) LAN
4 8 (29.63%) DNS
4 8 (29.63%) Wireless
5 5 (18.52%) Intranet
6 4 (14.81%) VPN
7 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
7 3 (11.11%) VoIP
7 3 (11.11%) DHCP
7 3 (11.11%) Internet
7 3 (11.11%) MPLS
7 3 (11.11%) SAN
8 2 (7.41%) OpenVPN
8 2 (7.41%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (7.41%) Multicast
8 2 (7.41%) DSL
8 2 (7.41%) SSL
8 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
8 2 (7.41%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.11%) Informix
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
1 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Head of IT
3 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 3 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Replication
2 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 3 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 3 (11.11%) FlexPod
3 3 (11.11%) EqualLogic
4 2 (7.41%) FMCG
4 2 (7.41%) CMDB
4 2 (7.41%) IPTV
4 2 (7.41%) Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) UNIX
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
5 6 (22.22%) Solaris
5 6 (22.22%) CentOS
5 6 (22.22%) Ubuntu
6 4 (14.81%) AIX
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.41%) FreeBSD
8 2 (7.41%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Network Management
6 2 (7.41%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security Management
7 1 (3.70%) Security Management
7 1 (3.70%) ISMS
7 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.41%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Perl
2 2 (7.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) MCSE
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCNA
3 3 (11.11%) CCIE
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.41%) CCSA
4 2 (7.41%) CCSE
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.70%) CCA
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (7.41%) Varnish
4 2 (7.41%) Dovecot
4 2 (7.41%) Openswan
4 2 (7.41%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (7.41%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (7.41%) Corosync
4 2 (7.41%) KVM
4 2 (7.41%) Ceph
4 2 (7.41%) iptables
4 2 (7.41%) NFS
4 2 (7.41%) Postfix
4 2 (7.41%) Sendmail
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.41%) ProxySG
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
5 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) Nagios
2 8 (29.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (18.52%) OpenView
4 3 (11.11%) OVSD
4 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (7.41%) logstash
5 2 (7.41%) Rsyslog
5 2 (7.41%) Bacula
5 2 (7.41%) yum
5 2 (7.41%) Pacemaker
5 2 (7.41%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (7.41%) Cacti
5 2 (7.41%) Munin
6 1 (3.70%) XenMobile
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) VMware
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco
3 10 (37.04%) Citrix
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) Dell
6 7 (25.93%) NetApp
7 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 5 (18.52%) Veeam
8 5 (18.52%) Trend Micro
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle
8 5 (18.52%) IBM
8 5 (18.52%) HP
8 5 (18.52%) Sage
9 3 (11.11%) Wyse
9 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
9 3 (11.11%) Infoblox
9 3 (11.11%) EMC
10 2 (7.41%) Percona
10 2 (7.41%) F5
10 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
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