The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 132 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 15 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.66% 0.52% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 1.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
SolarWinds
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1155 1193 1246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 50.79% 51.56% 57.63%
Number of salaries quoted 843 820 1011
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Reading region.

SolarWinds Salary Trend in Reading

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 20 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 18 (81.82%) HP
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 18 (81.82%) ArcSight
3 17 (77.27%) HP SIM
3 17 (77.27%) DV Cleared
3 17 (77.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 17 (77.27%) Lumension
3 17 (77.27%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (77.27%) WSUS
3 17 (77.27%) EMC NetWorker
3 17 (77.27%) SCCM
3 17 (77.27%) SCOM
3 17 (77.27%) DHCP
3 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
3 17 (77.27%) DNS
4 16 (72.73%) SC Cleared
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) VoIP
6 3 (13.64%) MPLS
6 3 (13.64%) BGP
6 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) Network Management
7 2 (9.09%) FMCG
7 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
7 2 (9.09%) Network Security
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 17 (77.27%) DHCP
2 17 (77.27%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) VoIP
3 3 (13.64%) MPLS
3 3 (13.64%) BGP
3 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
4 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) SNMP
5 1 (4.55%) RIP
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) VRRP
5 1 (4.55%) BGP-4
5 1 (4.55%) OSPF
5 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) FMCG
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (13.64%) Network Management
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) SIEM
4 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 17 (77.27%) DV Cleared
3 16 (72.73%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) CISSP
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CISA
5 1 (4.55%) CEH
5 1 (4.55%) GCIA
5 1 (4.55%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (77.27%) HP SIM
1 17 (77.27%) WSUS
1 17 (77.27%) EMC NetWorker
1 17 (77.27%) SCCM
1 17 (77.27%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.55%) OPNET
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) HP
1 18 (81.82%) ArcSight
2 17 (77.27%) Lumension
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) McAfee
4 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.55%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) Trustwave
4 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34k - £35k per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago