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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 136 162 152
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 21 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.12% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 0.27% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 1
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
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
1200 1497 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.60% 43.87% 49.72%
Number of salaries quoted 757 956 849
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +22 18 £32,250 -38.57%
Glasgow +9 2 £42,500 +14.86%
Stirling - 1 - -
SolarWinds
UK

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 17 (70.83%) Windows
1 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco
3 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 11 (45.83%) VMware ESX
4 11 (45.83%) WAN
4 11 (45.83%) HP
4 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
5 10 (41.67%) BMC
5 10 (41.67%) LAN
5 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 10 (41.67%) Control-M
6 9 (37.50%) NetBackup
6 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (29.17%) Veritas
7 7 (29.17%) MPLS
7 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 7 (29.17%) AIX
7 7 (29.17%) Solaris
7 7 (29.17%) Linux
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) Release Management
7 7 (29.17%) HP SIM
8 6 (25.00%) SAN
8 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (25.00%) Wireless
8 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (20.83%) vSphere

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) WAN
3 10 (41.67%) LAN
4 7 (29.17%) MPLS
5 6 (25.00%) Wireless
5 6 (25.00%) SAN
6 5 (20.83%) MRTG
7 4 (16.67%) Network Security
7 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (12.50%) WAAS
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (12.50%) HSRP
8 3 (12.50%) SSL
8 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
9 2 (8.33%) TACACS
9 2 (8.33%) OSPF
9 2 (8.33%) BGP
9 2 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) Network Support
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Kindle
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) AIX
2 7 (29.17%) Solaris
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 7 (29.17%) Release Management
3 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CCNA
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) MCSA
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) VCP4
4 1 (4.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) VMware ESX
2 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Control-M
2 9 (37.50%) NetBackup
3 7 (29.17%) HP SIM
4 2 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.17%) Nagios
5 1 (4.17%) OPNET
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco
3 11 (45.83%) HP
3 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
4 10 (41.67%) BMC
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) Veritas
6 5 (20.83%) F5
7 4 (16.67%) NetApp
7 4 (16.67%) EMC
8 3 (12.50%) Intel
8 3 (12.50%) Brocade
9 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
9 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
9 2 (8.33%) Symantec
9 2 (8.33%) McAfee
10 1 (4.17%) Mitel
10 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
10 1 (4.17%) Draytek
10 1 (4.17%) Avaya