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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 241 215 264
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +49
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 19 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.44% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 1.04% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 5
Median salary £33,328 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £44,250 £42,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
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
2834 2594 3333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.39% 42.13% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2302 2073 2821
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 3 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -24 16 £32,914 -22.55%
Merseyside -11 2 £53,000 +45.20%
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 - 2
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 26 (66.67%) Cisco
2 21 (53.85%) VMware
3 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 18 (46.15%) Windows
3 18 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
5 15 (38.46%) CCNP
5 15 (38.46%) Wireless
5 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (35.90%) ITIL
6 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
7 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (33.33%) LAN
7 13 (33.33%) HP
8 12 (30.77%) WAN
8 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
8 12 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
8 12 (30.77%) Cisco Wireless
9 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
10 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
11 9 (23.08%) Linux
11 9 (23.08%) SQL
11 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (20.51%) SCOM
12 8 (20.51%) VoIP
12 8 (20.51%) Juniper
12 8 (20.51%) HP SIM
13 7 (17.95%) Citrix

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 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
2 15 (38.46%) Wireless
3 13 (33.33%) LAN
4 12 (30.77%) Cisco Wireless
4 12 (30.77%) WAN
5 8 (20.51%) VoIP
6 7 (17.95%) DHCP
6 7 (17.95%) DNS
7 5 (12.82%) Firewall
7 5 (12.82%) SAN
7 5 (12.82%) VLAN
8 4 (10.26%) Skype
9 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
10 2 (5.13%) VPN
10 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
10 2 (5.13%) WLAN
11 1 (2.56%) ISDN
11 1 (2.56%) PSTN
11 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.56%) Informix
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (10.26%) Back Office
1 4 (10.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (10.26%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Active Directory Support
3 4 (10.26%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Wintel Support
3 4 (10.26%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) IT Support
4 3 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Network Design Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.26%) PKI
4 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.13%) Replication
4 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
4 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (23.08%) Linux
6 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (12.82%) Unix
6 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
4 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.26%) Data Management
5 4 (10.26%) Information Security
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (10.26%) Master Data Management
5 4 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (7.69%) Change Management
6 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.69%) Network Design
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.13%) Logistics
8 1 (2.56%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (38.46%) CCNP
3 6 (15.38%) MCSE
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (12.82%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) CCDP
5 1 (2.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.13%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (20.51%) HP SIM
2 8 (20.51%) SCOM
3 5 (12.82%) FortiGate
4 4 (10.26%) Backup Exec
4 4 (10.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (10.26%) SCCM
4 4 (10.26%) WSUS
5 2 (5.13%) Nagios
5 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.56%) OpenView
6 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Cisco
2 21 (53.85%) VMware
3 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
4 13 (33.33%) HP
5 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
6 8 (20.51%) Juniper
7 7 (17.95%) Citrix
8 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
8 6 (15.38%) Sophos
9 5 (12.82%) Dell
10 4 (10.26%) GFI Software
10 4 (10.26%) NetApp
10 4 (10.26%) Symantec
11 2 (5.13%) arcserve
11 2 (5.13%) IBM
11 2 (5.13%) Intel
11 2 (5.13%) Meraki
11 2 (5.13%) Mitel
11 2 (5.13%) ProCurve
12 1 (2.56%) Brocade
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