The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 89 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 9 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.73% 1.15% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 2.30% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 6
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
SolarWinds
Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
531 564 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 43.24% 49.91% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 443 500 436
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in South Wales

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in South Wales

SolarWinds
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Cardiff -12 7 £28,000 -30.00%
Caerphilly - 2 £75,000 -
SolarWinds
Wales

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (80.95%) Load Balancing
2 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) Citrix
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) DNS
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (47.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
4 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
4 10 (47.62%) IIS
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (42.86%) NetScaler
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
5 9 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (42.86%) MPLS
5 9 (42.86%) OSPF
5 9 (42.86%) IPv6
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco
5 9 (42.86%) Firewall
5 9 (42.86%) BIG-IP
5 9 (42.86%) BGP
5 9 (42.86%) F5
5 9 (42.86%) Product Management

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 10 (47.62%) IIS
1 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
1 10 (47.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) DNS
2 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
3 9 (42.86%) IPv6
3 9 (42.86%) MPLS
3 9 (42.86%) OSPF
3 9 (42.86%) BGP
3 9 (42.86%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) BIG-IP
3 9 (42.86%) NetScaler
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
4 8 (38.10%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 3 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Server Support
1 10 (47.62%) Server Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Network Architect
2 9 (42.86%) Architect
3 8 (38.10%) Server Support Engineer
3 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) COM
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
1 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) HPUX
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Load Balancing
2 9 (42.86%) Product Management
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SAP Certification
2 1 (4.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) Citrix
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco
3 9 (42.86%) F5
4 8 (38.10%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) SAP
7 1 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.76%) McAfee