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 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 136 166 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 16 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.18% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 0
Average salary £57,500 £30,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.08% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
1217 1599 1568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.21% 41.74% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 771 1048 961
Average salary £44,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram 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 22 May 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
Glasgow +15 11 £60,000 +81.81%
Edinburgh +18 5 £37,500 +36.36%
SolarWinds
UK

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (75.00%) Cisco
2 25 (69.44%) Firewall
3 24 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 24 (66.67%) WAN
4 22 (61.11%) LAN
5 18 (50.00%) Wireless
5 18 (50.00%) VMware
5 18 (50.00%) Windows
6 17 (47.22%) MPLS
6 17 (47.22%) Network Security
7 16 (44.44%) F5
8 14 (38.89%) HSRP
8 14 (38.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 14 (38.89%) Asset Management
8 14 (38.89%) EIGRP
8 14 (38.89%) SSL
9 13 (36.11%) VPN
9 13 (36.11%) DHCP
9 13 (36.11%) CCNA
9 13 (36.11%) CiscoWorks
9 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (36.11%) McAfee
9 13 (36.11%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (36.11%) Riverbed
10 12 (33.33%) Fortinet
10 12 (33.33%) TACACS
11 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (27.78%) Mitel
11 10 (27.78%) IP Telephony
11 10 (27.78%) Network Monitoring

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (69.44%) Firewall
2 24 (66.67%) WAN
3 22 (61.11%) LAN
4 18 (50.00%) Wireless
5 17 (47.22%) MPLS
5 17 (47.22%) Network Security
6 14 (38.89%) HSRP
6 14 (38.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 14 (38.89%) EIGRP
6 14 (38.89%) SSL
7 13 (36.11%) VPN
7 13 (36.11%) DHCP
7 13 (36.11%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (33.33%) TACACS
9 10 (27.78%) IP Telephony
10 8 (22.22%) WLAN
10 8 (22.22%) IPsec
11 7 (19.44%) MRTG
12 6 (16.67%) Internet
12 6 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Network Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Security Engineer
4 9 (25.00%) Network Analyst
5 8 (22.22%) Security Analyst
5 8 (22.22%) Network Security Analyst
6 7 (19.44%) Network Support
7 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
8 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
11 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
11 1 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 1 (2.78%) Security Architect
11 1 (2.78%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Kindle
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.56%) PKI
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 7 (19.44%) AIX
3 7 (19.44%) Solaris
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Asset Management
2 10 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (19.44%) Release Management
4 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) CCNA
1 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.33%) CCNP
3 2 (5.56%) MCSA
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (2.78%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.00%) vSphere
3 8 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (19.44%) NetBackup
2 7 (19.44%) HP SIM
2 7 (19.44%) Control-M
3 2 (5.56%) Nagios
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.78%) OPNET
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) Cisco
2 24 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 18 (50.00%) VMware
4 16 (44.44%) F5
5 13 (36.11%) McAfee
5 13 (36.11%) Riverbed
6 12 (33.33%) Fortinet
7 10 (27.78%) Mitel
8 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.22%) HP
10 7 (19.44%) Veritas
10 7 (19.44%) BMC
11 2 (5.56%) Symantec
12 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
12 1 (2.78%) Draytek
12 1 (2.78%) NetApp
12 1 (2.78%) Nokia
12 1 (2.78%) Avaya
12 1 (2.78%) EMC