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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 162 - 153
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% - 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £37,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
1334 1585 1449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.50% 42.95% 48.16%
Number of salaries quoted 857 959 957
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 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
Edinburgh - 2 £38,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £37,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £37,000 -
SolarWinds
UK

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 15 (75.00%) WAN
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) LAN
3 13 (65.00%) CheckPoint
3 13 (65.00%) Wireless
3 13 (65.00%) Network Security
4 12 (60.00%) VPN
5 11 (55.00%) DHCP
5 11 (55.00%) SSL
5 11 (55.00%) CiscoWorks
5 11 (55.00%) McAfee
5 11 (55.00%) EIGRP
5 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (55.00%) Riverbed
5 11 (55.00%) F5
5 11 (55.00%) Fortinet
5 11 (55.00%) HSRP
6 10 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (50.00%) IP Telephony
6 10 (50.00%) TACACS
6 10 (50.00%) MPLS
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (45.00%) CCNA
7 9 (45.00%) Mitel
8 8 (40.00%) IPsec
9 7 (35.00%) VMware
9 7 (35.00%) Internet
9 7 (35.00%) WLAN

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Foundation
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) WAN
1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) LAN
3 13 (65.00%) Wireless
3 13 (65.00%) Network Security
4 12 (60.00%) VPN
5 11 (55.00%) SSL
5 11 (55.00%) DHCP
5 11 (55.00%) EIGRP
5 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (55.00%) HSRP
6 10 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (50.00%) TACACS
6 10 (50.00%) IP Telephony
6 10 (50.00%) MPLS
7 8 (40.00%) IPsec
8 7 (35.00%) Wireshark
8 7 (35.00%) WLAN
8 7 (35.00%) Internet
9 2 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (15.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Network Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) HND
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) vSphere
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (55.00%) McAfee
3 11 (55.00%) Fortinet
3 11 (55.00%) Riverbed
3 11 (55.00%) F5
4 9 (45.00%) Mitel
5 7 (35.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix
7 1 (5.00%) Draytek