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 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 222 243 258
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +15
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 10 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.52% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 10
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £37,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £54,000 £46,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
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
2393 2909 3101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.18% 44.79% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1980 2273 2451
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +1 10 £45,000 -10.00% 2
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 30 (78.95%) Cisco
2 21 (55.26%) ITIL
3 20 (52.63%) LAN
4 18 (47.37%) Windows
4 18 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
6 16 (42.11%) CCNP
7 15 (39.47%) Linux
7 15 (39.47%) SharePoint
7 15 (39.47%) VMware
7 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (36.84%) OSPF
8 14 (36.84%) Firewall
9 13 (34.21%) CCNA
9 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (34.21%) Network Management
10 12 (31.58%) F5
10 12 (31.58%) Skype for Business
10 12 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (31.58%) HP
10 12 (31.58%) Wireless
11 11 (28.95%) VPN
11 11 (28.95%) Load Balancing
12 10 (26.32%) Network Security
12 10 (26.32%) BGP
12 10 (26.32%) CheckPoint
12 10 (26.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 9 (23.68%) MPLS
13 9 (23.68%) IPsec

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 15 (39.47%) SharePoint
2 12 (31.58%) Skype for Business
3 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
3 7 (18.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) LAN
2 14 (36.84%) Firewall
2 14 (36.84%) OSPF
3 12 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (31.58%) Wireless
4 11 (28.95%) VPN
5 10 (26.32%) BGP
5 10 (26.32%) Network Security
6 9 (23.68%) IPsec
6 9 (23.68%) MPLS
7 7 (18.42%) Ethernet
7 7 (18.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (18.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (18.42%) Multicast
7 7 (18.42%) tcpdump
7 7 (18.42%) Wireshark
8 6 (15.79%) SNMP
8 6 (15.79%) WLAN
9 5 (13.16%) 802.11
9 5 (13.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (18.42%) Back Office
1 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Network Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) IT Manager
3 6 (15.79%) IT Support
3 6 (15.79%) IT Support Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Support Manager
4 5 (13.16%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Engineering Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) LAN Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Linux
3 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.42%) AIX
4 7 (18.42%) CentOS
4 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
7 3 (7.89%) Unix
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) ITIL
2 13 (34.21%) Network Management
3 11 (28.95%) Load Balancing
4 10 (26.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (21.05%) Network Design
6 7 (18.42%) ITIL V2
6 7 (18.42%) Line Management
6 7 (18.42%) Patch Management
7 6 (15.79%) Process Improvement
8 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
8 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.89%) High Availability
10 2 (5.26%) Change Management
10 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
10 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (5.26%) SIEM
11 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
11 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (2.63%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (42.11%) CCNP
3 13 (34.21%) CCNA
4 12 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (18.42%) A+ Certification
5 7 (18.42%) CISSP
5 7 (18.42%) CompTIA Security+
5 7 (18.42%) HP ASE
5 7 (18.42%) MCITP
5 7 (18.42%) MCSE
5 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (18.42%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (18.42%) RHCE
5 7 (18.42%) Security+ Certification
6 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (13.16%) CCSA
7 5 (13.16%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (13.16%) Degree
7 5 (13.16%) HND
8 2 (5.26%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 7 (18.42%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Backup Exec
1 7 (18.42%) HP SIM
1 7 (18.42%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (18.42%) WSUS
2 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (5.26%) Cacti
3 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) Cisco
2 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
3 15 (39.47%) VMware
4 12 (31.58%) F5
4 12 (31.58%) HP
5 10 (26.32%) CheckPoint
6 7 (18.42%) Dell
6 7 (18.42%) GFI Software
6 7 (18.42%) IBM
6 7 (18.42%) ProCurve
6 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
6 7 (18.42%) Sophos
6 7 (18.42%) Symantec
7 6 (15.79%) Brocade
8 5 (13.16%) NetApp
8 5 (13.16%) NetScout
9 4 (10.53%) Palo Alto
10 3 (7.89%) Juniper
11 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
11 2 (5.26%) Kaspersky
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