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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 242 226 228
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 8 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.37% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 23
Average salary £33,000 £28,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.81% -19.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,380 £21,500 £30,494
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £42,500 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
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
3305 3011 3410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.51% 44.48% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2698 2550 2936
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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 - 7 £35,250 - 3
Merseyside +9 1 £16,200 -47.31%
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Service Management
2 13 (48.15%) Service Delivery
3 12 (44.44%) Nagios
4 11 (40.74%) Citrix
4 11 (40.74%) Capacity Management
5 10 (37.04%) SolarWinds Orion
5 10 (37.04%) Data Analysis
5 10 (37.04%) Project Planning
5 10 (37.04%) SLA
5 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
6 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) DNS
6 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
7 8 (29.63%) Cisco
8 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (18.52%) Line Management
9 5 (18.52%) Lync
9 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (18.52%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (18.52%) VMware
9 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
9 5 (18.52%) LAN
9 5 (18.52%) WAN
9 5 (18.52%) SharePoint

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) Lync
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 4 (14.81%) LDAP
3 4 (14.81%) SAN
4 3 (11.11%) DHCP
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (7.41%) Broadband
5 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.41%) VoIP
5 2 (7.41%) MPLS
5 2 (7.41%) VPLS
6 1 (3.70%) NAS
6 1 (3.70%) IMAP
6 1 (3.70%) DMZ
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless
6 1 (3.70%) Firewall
6 1 (3.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Capacity Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Service Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support
6 1 (3.70%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Security Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (11.11%) Replication
4 3 (11.11%) CLARiiON
4 3 (11.11%) Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) Service Management
2 13 (48.15%) Service Delivery
3 11 (40.74%) Capacity Management
4 10 (37.04%) Data Analysis
4 10 (37.04%) Project Planning
5 5 (18.52%) Line Management
5 5 (18.52%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Information Security
6 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Release Management
9 1 (3.70%) Project Governance
9 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Perl
1 4 (14.81%) PHP
1 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.41%) VBScript
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) CCNP
3 3 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (7.41%) CCIE
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) Squid
3 4 (14.81%) Postfix
3 4 (14.81%) Varnish
4 3 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) Nagios
2 10 (37.04%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (14.81%) Icinga
3 4 (14.81%) Puppet
4 3 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
5 2 (7.41%) Cacti
6 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Citrix
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) VMware
5 4 (14.81%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) EMC
5 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
6 3 (11.11%) Symantec
6 3 (11.11%) Juniper
6 3 (11.11%) IBM
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.70%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.70%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.70%) Avaya
7 1 (3.70%) Nortel
Manchester, Lancashire
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS
Salary: £15000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Out of hours + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago