The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 165 154 146
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 1 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.030% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% 0.41% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
SolarWinds
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1366 1479 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.03% 47.00% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 809 951 1028
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in Scotland

SolarWinds
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Edinburgh -14 1 £33,000 -5.71%
SolarWinds
UK

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) VPN
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (87.50%) Internet
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) JNCIA
3 4 (50.00%) IMAP
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (50.00%) xDSL
3 4 (50.00%) Junos
3 4 (50.00%) Lync
3 4 (50.00%) Games
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) POP3
3 4 (50.00%) SMTP
3 4 (50.00%) COM
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) VPN
1 7 (87.50%) Internet
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) IMAP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) xDSL
2 4 (50.00%) Junos
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) POP3
2 4 (50.00%) SMTP
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (12.50%) Control-M
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Intel
5 1 (12.50%) BMC
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Brocade