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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 231 226 261
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +35
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 11 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.46% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 9
Average salary £40,000 £44,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +48.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
2998 3054 3656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.07% 46.13% 46.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2579 2531 3120
Average salary £38,500 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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
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 28 January 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 -2 8 £41,750 -7.22%
Lancashire -8 2 £38,750 +21.09% 1
Cheshire -2 1 £45,000 - 1
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) Linux
3 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (55.00%) DNS
5 9 (45.00%) Windows
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) Nagios
6 8 (40.00%) WAN
7 7 (35.00%) LAN
7 7 (35.00%) SAN
7 7 (35.00%) NetApp
7 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (35.00%) Firewall
8 6 (30.00%) EMC
8 6 (30.00%) Citrix
8 6 (30.00%) VPN
8 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (25.00%) DHCP
9 5 (25.00%) IIS
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) CCNP
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
10 4 (20.00%) Infoblox
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (20.00%) Juniper
10 4 (20.00%) UNIX

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) IIS
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) nginx
4 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) DNS
2 8 (40.00%) WAN
3 7 (35.00%) LAN
3 7 (35.00%) SAN
3 7 (35.00%) Firewall
4 6 (30.00%) VPN
5 5 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (20.00%) VoIP
7 3 (15.00%) MPLS
7 3 (15.00%) iSCSI
8 2 (10.00%) Wireless
8 2 (10.00%) LLU
8 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (10.00%) SSL
9 1 (5.00%) DMZ
9 1 (5.00%) Internet
9 1 (5.00%) 3G
9 1 (5.00%) WLAN
9 1 (5.00%) Broadband
9 1 (5.00%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IP Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Supervisor
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support
4 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) FlexPod
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (15.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (10.00%) CLARiiON
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (20.00%) UNIX
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (10.00%) CentOS
7 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (10.00%) Solaris
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (5.00%) FreeBSD
8 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (5.00%) AIX
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (5.00%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Document Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) CCNP
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) HNC
3 2 (10.00%) HND
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (5.00%) UAG
5 1 (5.00%) Varnish
5 1 (5.00%) Dovecot
5 1 (5.00%) Openswan
5 1 (5.00%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (5.00%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (5.00%) Corosync
5 1 (5.00%) KVM
5 1 (5.00%) Ceph
5 1 (5.00%) NFS
5 1 (5.00%) Postfix
5 1 (5.00%) Sendmail
5 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
5 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Nagios
2 4 (20.00%) Cacti
3 2 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (10.00%) Zenoss
4 1 (5.00%) yum
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.00%) WSUS
4 1 (5.00%) logstash
4 1 (5.00%) Rsyslog
4 1 (5.00%) Bacula
4 1 (5.00%) Munin
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) NetApp
5 6 (30.00%) EMC
5 6 (30.00%) Citrix
6 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
7 4 (20.00%) Infoblox
7 4 (20.00%) Juniper
8 3 (15.00%) Wyse
8 3 (15.00%) HP
8 3 (15.00%) Dell
9 2 (10.00%) IBM
9 2 (10.00%) Symantec
9 2 (10.00%) Redback
9 2 (10.00%) Huawei
9 2 (10.00%) Oracle
9 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (10.00%) Fujitsu
10 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
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