The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 69 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.31% 0.50% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 1.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £44,250 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
359 301 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 56.01% 50.50% 52.99%
Number of salaries quoted 285 267 269
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Slough

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in Slough

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) CCNA
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (90.91%) Network Security
2 10 (90.91%) PCI DSS
2 10 (90.91%) IPsec
2 10 (90.91%) Network Management
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (90.91%) ServiceNow
2 10 (90.91%) Data Security
2 10 (90.91%) Change Management
2 10 (90.91%) OSPF
2 10 (90.91%) BGP
2 10 (90.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (90.91%) Avaya
2 10 (90.91%) Juniper
2 10 (90.91%) SSL
2 10 (90.91%) VoIP
3 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
3 9 (81.82%) CCSP
3 9 (81.82%) CCNP
3 9 (81.82%) Wireless
3 9 (81.82%) Change Control
3 9 (81.82%) JNCIA
4 8 (72.73%) Finance
4 8 (72.73%) Project Management

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 1 (9.09%) Lync
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (90.91%) Network Security
2 10 (90.91%) IPsec
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (90.91%) OSPF
2 10 (90.91%) BGP
2 10 (90.91%) SSL
2 10 (90.91%) VoIP
3 9 (81.82%) Wireless
4 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 7 (63.64%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) SNMP
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Network Management
1 10 (90.91%) Data Security
1 10 (90.91%) Change Management
2 9 (81.82%) Change Control
3 8 (72.73%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CCNA
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) CCSP
2 9 (81.82%) CCNP
2 9 (81.82%) JNCIA
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) PCI DSS
1 10 (90.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (9.09%) Samba
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
1 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) ServiceNow
2 10 (90.91%) Avaya
2 10 (90.91%) Juniper
3 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade
4 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
4 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix