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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within SolarWinds.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
England / North West
Rank 224 217 244
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 20 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 0.95% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 11
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £41,900 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%

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
2516 2321 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.40% 40.89% 43.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2047 1918 2547
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,965 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -21 18 £42,500 +19.71% 2
Merseyside -5 2 £26,000 -33.67%
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 29 (67.44%) Cisco
2 24 (55.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (41.86%) LAN
4 17 (39.53%) WAN
4 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
4 17 (39.53%) Data Centre
5 16 (37.21%) Windows
5 16 (37.21%) VMware
6 15 (34.88%) ITIL
7 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
8 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (30.23%) Load Balancing
9 12 (27.91%) CCNP
9 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
10 11 (25.58%) NetScaler
10 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
10 11 (25.58%) Change Management
10 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
10 11 (25.58%) Wireless
10 11 (25.58%) Network Design
11 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (23.26%) HP
12 9 (20.93%) Linux
12 9 (20.93%) Citrix
12 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (20.93%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (20.93%) Cisco Wireless
13 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
13 8 (18.60%) SQL

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (16.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) Cisco Nexus
2 18 (41.86%) LAN
3 17 (39.53%) WAN
4 11 (25.58%) NetScaler
4 11 (25.58%) Wireless
5 9 (20.93%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (16.28%) DHCP
6 7 (16.28%) DNS
7 5 (11.63%) SAN
8 4 (9.30%) IP Telephony
8 4 (9.30%) Skype
8 4 (9.30%) VoIP
9 3 (6.98%) Firewall
10 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (4.65%) WLAN
11 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (2.33%) ISDN
11 1 (2.33%) PSTN
11 1 (2.33%) SSL
11 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (4.65%) Informix
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (9.30%) Back Office
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Consultant
1 12 (27.91%) Network Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Network Consultant
2 11 (25.58%) Network Design Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) IT Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) IT Support
4 3 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (4.65%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Wintel Support
5 2 (4.65%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Data Centre
2 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.93%) Linux
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.95%) Unix
6 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) ITIL
2 13 (30.23%) Load Balancing
3 11 (25.58%) Change Management
3 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
3 11 (25.58%) Network Design
4 9 (20.93%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.30%) Data Management
6 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
6 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.30%) Information Security
6 4 (9.30%) Master Data Management
7 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement Process
9 1 (2.33%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (27.91%) CCNP
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.98%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) MCP
4 3 (6.98%) MCSA
5 2 (4.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (6.98%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (4.65%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (11.63%) SCOM
3 4 (9.30%) Backup Exec
3 4 (9.30%) HP SIM
3 4 (9.30%) Nagios
3 4 (9.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (9.30%) SCCM
3 4 (9.30%) WSUS
4 3 (6.98%) OpenView
4 3 (6.98%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.65%) OVSD
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Cisco
2 16 (37.21%) VMware
3 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
5 10 (23.26%) HP
6 9 (20.93%) Citrix
7 7 (16.28%) Symantec
8 6 (13.95%) Juniper
9 5 (11.63%) Dell
9 5 (11.63%) NetApp
9 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
10 4 (9.30%) GFI Software
10 4 (9.30%) Sophos
11 3 (6.98%) Palo Alto
11 3 (6.98%) Veeam
12 2 (4.65%) EMC
12 2 (4.65%) Oracle
13 1 (2.33%) Brocade
13 1 (2.33%) Meraki
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