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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 307 398 372
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -26
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 135 36 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 0.34% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 115 30 72
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
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
11204 10625 10916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.29% 49.36% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8591 8533 9159
Average salary £42,500 £44,625 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +43 81 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Berkshire +9 18 £42,000 +12.00% 1
Hampshire +8 15 £42,500 -17.07% 2
Kent +15 11 £50,000 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire +6 4 £47,500 -26.92%
East Sussex -13 3 £42,500 +2.40%
West Sussex - 2 £47,500 - 1
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 93 (44.50%) ITIL
2 91 (43.54%) Cisco
3 80 (38.28%) SCOM
4 75 (35.89%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (32.06%) Windows
6 62 (29.67%) CCNA
7 61 (29.19%) Active Directory
7 61 (29.19%) Hyper-V
8 60 (28.71%) Firewall
9 53 (25.36%) VMware
10 52 (24.88%) SQL
11 48 (22.97%) SLA
12 46 (22.01%) HP
12 46 (22.01%) MS Excel
13 45 (21.53%) Microsoft
13 45 (21.53%) Cisco ASA
14 41 (19.62%) MS Exchange
15 40 (19.14%) WAN
15 40 (19.14%) Juniper
16 39 (18.66%) CheckPoint
17 37 (17.70%) SAN
18 36 (17.22%) OSPF
18 36 (17.22%) BGP
19 35 (16.75%) CCNP
19 35 (16.75%) LAN
19 35 (16.75%) VoIP
19 35 (16.75%) Windows Server 2008
19 35 (16.75%) Network Monitoring
20 34 (16.27%) Change Management
20 34 (16.27%) SCCM

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 41 (19.62%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.78%) Lync
4 6 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.87%) Moodle
5 5 (2.39%) IIS
5 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.96%) CMS
7 1 (0.48%) nginx
7 1 (0.48%) Apache
Applications
1 46 (22.01%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.26%) MS Office
3 5 (2.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) RMDS
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.31%) IaaS
2 6 (2.87%) Office 365
2 6 (2.87%) SaaS
2 6 (2.87%) PaaS
3 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (28.71%) Firewall
2 45 (21.53%) Cisco ASA
3 40 (19.14%) WAN
4 37 (17.70%) SAN
5 36 (17.22%) OSPF
5 36 (17.22%) BGP
6 35 (16.75%) LAN
6 35 (16.75%) VoIP
7 31 (14.83%) Ethernet
8 28 (13.40%) Internet
9 26 (12.44%) Network Security
10 25 (11.96%) VPN
11 23 (11.00%) ADSL
12 21 (10.05%) DNS
13 19 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 19 (9.09%) MPLS
14 17 (8.13%) Wireless
14 17 (8.13%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (6.70%) TCP/IP
16 12 (5.74%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.96%) MySQL
2 2 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
General
1 17 (8.13%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.18%) Finance
3 4 (1.91%) Marketing
4 2 (0.96%) Retail
4 2 (0.96%) Local Government
5 1 (0.48%) Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Electronics
5 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 51 (24.40%) Support Engineer
2 41 (19.62%) Network Engineer
3 30 (14.35%) Operations Engineer
4 26 (12.44%) Operations Support Engineer
5 24 (11.48%) Analyst
6 18 (8.61%) NOC Engineer
7 15 (7.18%) Monitoring Specialist
8 14 (6.70%) Security Engineer
9 12 (5.74%) Service Analyst
10 11 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (4.78%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (4.78%) Senior Network Engineer
11 10 (4.78%) Applications Support
12 9 (4.31%) Architect
13 8 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (3.83%) Technical Support Engineer
13 8 (3.83%) Technical Engineer
13 8 (3.83%) Technical Architect
13 8 (3.83%) Technical Support
13 8 (3.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.96%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.48%) REST
2 1 (0.48%) CSS
2 1 (0.48%) SOAP
2 1 (0.48%) .NET
2 1 (0.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.44%) Mathematics
4 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (0.96%) VLE
4 2 (0.96%) CESG
4 2 (0.96%) DTV
5 1 (0.48%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.48%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 67 (32.06%) Windows
2 35 (16.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (14.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (4.31%) Linux
4 9 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.48%) UNIX
7 1 (0.48%) SUSE
7 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (44.50%) ITIL
2 35 (16.75%) Network Monitoring
3 34 (16.27%) Change Management
4 26 (12.44%) Kalman Filter
5 20 (9.57%) Network Management
6 18 (8.61%) Change Control
7 14 (6.70%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (6.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (6.70%) Service Delivery
7 14 (6.70%) Load Balancing
8 13 (6.22%) Incident Management
9 10 (4.78%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.78%) Business Continuity
9 10 (4.78%) Project Management
9 10 (4.78%) Capacity Management
10 9 (4.31%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (4.31%) Line Management
10 9 (4.31%) Server Monitoring
10 9 (4.31%) Performance Management
11 8 (3.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.88%) SQL
2 21 (10.05%) C
3 5 (2.39%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.96%) Ruby
4 2 (0.96%) Perl
4 2 (0.96%) Python
5 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.48%) PHP
5 1 (0.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 75 (35.89%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (29.67%) CCNA
3 35 (16.75%) CCNP
4 27 (12.92%) Security Cleared
5 23 (11.00%) SC Cleared
6 21 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (10.05%) MCSE
6 21 (10.05%) Network+ Certification
7 15 (7.18%) JNCIA
8 9 (4.31%) CCIE
9 8 (3.83%) JNCIS
9 8 (3.83%) DV Cleared
10 7 (3.35%) MCSA
10 7 (3.35%) CCSP
10 7 (3.35%) CCSE
10 7 (3.35%) CCSA
10 7 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.87%) MOS
11 6 (2.87%) CISSP
12 5 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (22.97%) SLA
2 8 (3.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (3.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (29.19%) Active Directory
1 61 (29.19%) Hyper-V
2 24 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.70%) Forefront TMG
3 14 (6.70%) UAG
3 14 (6.70%) ISA Server
4 12 (5.74%) vSphere
5 10 (4.78%) XenApp
6 9 (4.31%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.39%) Firmware
8 1 (0.48%) XenServer
8 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 80 (38.28%) SCOM
2 34 (16.27%) SCCM
3 30 (14.35%) Nagios
4 23 (11.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 19 (9.09%) WSUS
6 15 (7.18%) CA Spectrum
7 14 (6.70%) SCVMM
8 10 (4.78%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (3.83%) Cacti
10 7 (3.35%) HP SIM
10 7 (3.35%) Netcool
10 7 (3.35%) OpenView
10 7 (3.35%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (2.39%) Puppet
11 5 (2.39%) Foglight
11 5 (2.39%) Cisco IPCC
12 4 (1.91%) AppManager
12 4 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (1.91%) SCOrch
12 4 (1.91%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 91 (43.54%) Cisco
2 53 (25.36%) VMware
3 46 (22.01%) HP
4 45 (21.53%) Microsoft
5 40 (19.14%) Juniper
6 39 (18.66%) CheckPoint
7 27 (12.92%) Citrix
8 24 (11.48%) F5
9 23 (11.00%) Sophos
10 22 (10.53%) BMC
11 21 (10.05%) NetIQ
12 15 (7.18%) CA
13 14 (6.70%) NetApp
13 14 (6.70%) Avaya
14 9 (4.31%) Splunk
14 9 (4.31%) 3PAR
15 8 (3.83%) ServiceNow
15 8 (3.83%) Riverbed
16 7 (3.35%) ArcSight
16 7 (3.35%) Lumension
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + On-Call + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Avios
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum bonus and travel industry benefits
Posted: 7 days ago