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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 138 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.079% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
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
1323 1185 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.58% 52.64% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 936 886 803
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
1 13 (86.67%) DHCP
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (86.67%) DNS
1 13 (86.67%) HP
2 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 11 (73.33%) SCCM
2 11 (73.33%) SCOM
2 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) DV Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) WSUS
2 11 (73.33%) HP SIM
2 11 (73.33%) ArcSight
2 11 (73.33%) Lumension
2 11 (73.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) Network Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) Nagios
4 2 (13.33%) 802.11
4 2 (13.33%) OSPF

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) DNS
1 13 (86.67%) DHCP
2 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security
4 2 (13.33%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (13.33%) HSRP
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) IPv4
4 2 (13.33%) IPv6
4 2 (13.33%) 802.11
4 2 (13.33%) OSPF
4 2 (13.33%) BGP
4 2 (13.33%) VRRP
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Support Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Applications Support
2 8 (53.33%) Applications Support Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Security Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Security Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Network Technician
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Network Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) DV Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) WSUS
1 11 (73.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 11 (73.33%) SCCM
1 11 (73.33%) SCOM
1 11 (73.33%) HP SIM
2 2 (13.33%) SmokePing
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
2 2 (13.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (86.67%) HP
2 11 (73.33%) ArcSight
2 11 (73.33%) Lumension
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
4 2 (13.33%) Aruba