The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 345 359 378
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +19
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 95 94 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.84% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 67 76 41
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £71,250 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
SolarWinds
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10415 11141 10496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.98% 50.04% 49.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8465 8564 8412
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in the South East

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in the South East

SolarWinds
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Surrey +5 62 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Hampshire +6 12 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Berkshire +6 7 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £55,000 - 4
Kent 0 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Buckinghamshire -8 4 £43,750 - 2
Middlesex - 3 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex -4 1 £42,500 +21.42%
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 97 (57.40%) Cisco
2 89 (52.66%) Windows
3 74 (43.79%) VMware
4 65 (38.46%) Firewall
5 62 (36.69%) Microsoft
6 56 (33.14%) WAN
6 56 (33.14%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (32.54%) HP
7 55 (32.54%) Active Directory
8 53 (31.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 52 (30.77%) LAN
9 52 (30.77%) TCP/IP
10 49 (28.99%) ITIL
11 45 (26.63%) SAN
11 45 (26.63%) Load Balancing
12 43 (25.44%) Citrix
13 42 (24.85%) DNS
13 42 (24.85%) Security Cleared
14 41 (24.26%) SCCM
15 38 (22.49%) CCNP
15 38 (22.49%) Windows Server 2008
16 37 (21.89%) Data Centre
17 36 (21.30%) Analytical Skills
17 36 (21.30%) VPN
17 36 (21.30%) DHCP
18 34 (20.12%) CCNA
19 33 (19.53%) UNIX
19 33 (19.53%) Linux
19 33 (19.53%) SCOM
20 32 (18.93%) Hyper-V

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 22 (13.02%) MS Exchange
1 22 (13.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (8.88%) SharePoint
3 14 (8.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (7.69%) Lync
5 8 (4.73%) IIS
6 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (16.57%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.47%) MS Office
3 3 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (38.46%) Firewall
2 56 (33.14%) WAN
3 52 (30.77%) LAN
3 52 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 45 (26.63%) SAN
5 42 (24.85%) DNS
6 36 (21.30%) VPN
6 36 (21.30%) DHCP
7 29 (17.16%) VoIP
7 29 (17.16%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (15.38%) Wireless
9 22 (13.02%) Cisco Nexus
10 21 (12.43%) Network Security
11 18 (10.65%) BGP
11 18 (10.65%) Internet
12 15 (8.88%) OSPF
13 12 (7.10%) IPsec
14 11 (6.51%) VLAN
14 11 (6.51%) TACACS
15 10 (5.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.34%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.06%) MySQL
3 7 (4.14%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (2.96%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.37%) Big Data
6 3 (1.78%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.59%) Subversion
1 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (7.69%) Finance
2 9 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.18%) Advertising
4 2 (1.18%) Publishing
4 2 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (0.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.59%) Marketing
5 1 (0.59%) Electronics
5 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 25 (14.79%) Support Engineer
3 21 (12.43%) Analyst
4 16 (9.47%) Architect
5 11 (6.51%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (6.51%) Team Leader
5 11 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (4.73%) Support Analyst
6 8 (4.73%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (4.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (4.73%) Infrastructure Designer
6 8 (4.73%) Designer
7 7 (4.14%) Support Team Leader
7 7 (4.14%) Technical Support
8 6 (3.55%) Applications Support
8 6 (3.55%) Applications Support Engineer
8 6 (3.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 6 (3.55%) IT Support
9 5 (2.96%) NOC Engineer
9 5 (2.96%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.73%) Web Services
2 7 (4.14%) .NET
3 1 (0.59%) SOAP
3 1 (0.59%) XML
3 1 (0.59%) EDI
3 1 (0.59%) JSON
3 1 (0.59%) REST
3 1 (0.59%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.89%) Data Centre
2 36 (21.30%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (13.61%) Clustering
4 16 (9.47%) Replication
5 12 (7.10%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.14%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.55%) Statistics
7 6 (3.55%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.96%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.96%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.96%) Thin Client
9 4 (2.37%) PKI
10 3 (1.78%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.78%) AS400
10 3 (1.78%) CESG
11 2 (1.18%) NHS
11 2 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.59%) iPad
12 1 (0.59%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 89 (52.66%) Windows
2 38 (22.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (19.53%) Linux
3 33 (19.53%) UNIX
4 29 (17.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.14%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.55%) OS/400
7 6 (3.55%) AIX
8 4 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.78%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (1.78%) Solaris
10 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.99%) ITIL
2 45 (26.63%) Load Balancing
3 27 (15.98%) Business Continuity
4 26 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
5 23 (13.61%) Performance Monitoring
5 23 (13.61%) High Availability
6 19 (11.24%) Technical Architecture
7 16 (9.47%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (5.92%) SIEM
8 10 (5.92%) Performance Management
8 10 (5.92%) Network Management
8 10 (5.92%) Network Design
8 10 (5.92%) Project Management
8 10 (5.92%) Service Management
8 10 (5.92%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.33%) Resource Management
9 9 (5.33%) WAN Optimisation
10 8 (4.73%) Patch Management
10 8 (4.73%) Release Management
10 8 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.24%) C
2 13 (7.69%) SQL
3 9 (5.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.14%) Perl
5 5 (2.96%) PHP
6 3 (1.78%) Python
7 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.59%) Ruby
8 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (33.14%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (24.85%) Security Cleared
3 38 (22.49%) CCNP
4 34 (20.12%) CCNA
5 20 (11.83%) SC Cleared
6 17 (10.06%) DV Cleared
6 17 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (7.69%) MCSE
8 12 (7.10%) Degree
9 9 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.96%) MCSA
11 5 (2.96%) CCIE
11 5 (2.96%) CISSP
12 4 (2.37%) CISA
12 4 (2.37%) CCSA
12 4 (2.37%) GCIA
12 4 (2.37%) GCIH
12 4 (2.37%) CEH
13 3 (1.78%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.65%) SLA
2 4 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 55 (32.54%) Active Directory
2 53 (31.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (18.93%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.14%) VMware ESX
4 7 (4.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.37%) Snort
5 4 (2.37%) vSphere
6 3 (1.78%) XenApp
7 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.59%) Firmware
8 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 41 (24.26%) SCCM
2 33 (19.53%) SCOM
3 24 (14.20%) WSUS
4 22 (13.02%) SolarWinds Orion
5 20 (11.83%) EMC NetWorker
6 17 (10.06%) SCVMM
6 17 (10.06%) Nagios
6 17 (10.06%) HP SIM
7 16 (9.47%) Hyperic
8 7 (4.14%) SCSM
8 7 (4.14%) ARCserve
9 6 (3.55%) CiscoWorks
10 5 (2.96%) Cacti
11 4 (2.37%) FortiGate
11 4 (2.37%) Check_MK
12 3 (1.78%) Backup Exec
13 2 (1.18%) CA Wily
13 2 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
14 1 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 1 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 97 (57.40%) Cisco
2 74 (43.79%) VMware
3 62 (36.69%) Microsoft
4 55 (32.54%) HP
5 43 (25.44%) Citrix
6 28 (16.57%) Juniper
7 24 (14.20%) CheckPoint
7 24 (14.20%) ArcSight
8 23 (13.61%) Lumension
8 23 (13.61%) NetApp
9 19 (11.24%) Symantec
10 18 (10.65%) Oracle
11 13 (7.69%) Splunk
12 12 (7.10%) F5
13 10 (5.92%) Dell
14 9 (5.33%) Sophos
14 9 (5.33%) Riverbed
15 8 (4.73%) Avaya
15 8 (4.73%) Dell Compellent
16 7 (4.14%) Remedy
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