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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 245 238 234
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 9 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.26% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.58% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 6
Average salary £42,274 £26,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.03% -23.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,600 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £37,250 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
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
2923 3257 3056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.46% 44.38% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2339 2520 2588
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 +1 9 £42,274 +56.57% 3
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (75.00%) ITIL
2 16 (66.67%) Windows
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco
4 14 (58.33%) VMware
5 13 (54.17%) WAN
6 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (45.83%) LAN
8 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
8 10 (41.67%) SQL
8 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (41.67%) Wireless
8 10 (41.67%) Firewall
9 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (37.50%) Citrix
10 8 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
10 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
11 7 (29.17%) Project Management
11 7 (29.17%) SLA
11 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
12 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
12 6 (25.00%) Finance
12 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
12 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
13 5 (20.83%) Veeam
13 5 (20.83%) Sage 50
13 5 (20.83%) Trend Micro
13 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.33%) Lync
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) WAN
2 11 (45.83%) LAN
3 10 (41.67%) Firewall
3 10 (41.67%) Wireless
4 5 (20.83%) VoIP
4 5 (20.83%) Intranet
4 5 (20.83%) Internet
4 5 (20.83%) MPLS
5 3 (12.50%) WLAN
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (12.50%) NX-OS
5 3 (12.50%) Telepresence
6 2 (8.33%) NAS
6 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
6 2 (8.33%) Multicast
6 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 2 (8.33%) SAN
6 2 (8.33%) DSL
6 2 (8.33%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) Informix
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Head of IT
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Server Support
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.83%) Replication
3 3 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (8.33%) FMCG
4 2 (8.33%) FlexPod
4 2 (8.33%) CMDB
4 2 (8.33%) Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) IPTV
5 1 (4.17%) CCTV
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) UNIX
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
4 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 2 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Network Management
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
8 1 (4.17%) Information Security Management
8 1 (4.17%) Security Management
8 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.17%) Information Security
8 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.83%) MCSE
2 5 (20.83%) CCIE
2 5 (20.83%) CCNA
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) CCA
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (8.33%) CCSA
4 2 (8.33%) CCSE
4 2 (8.33%) NCDA
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.33%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) ProxySG
5 1 (4.17%) Cronacle
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (20.83%) OpenView
3 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco LMS
4 3 (12.50%) OVSD
4 3 (12.50%) Nagios
5 2 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (4.17%) SCOM
6 1 (4.17%) XenMobile
6 1 (4.17%) Foglight
6 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
6 1 (4.17%) SnapMirror
6 1 (4.17%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) Citrix
5 5 (20.83%) IBM
5 5 (20.83%) HP
5 5 (20.83%) Dell
5 5 (20.83%) Sage
5 5 (20.83%) NetApp
5 5 (20.83%) Veeam
5 5 (20.83%) Trend Micro
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (8.33%) Juniper
7 2 (8.33%) Nokia
7 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.33%) F5
7 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.17%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) AppSense
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