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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within SolarWinds.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 91 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 6 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.57% 0.61% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 1.39% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 9
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +71.87%
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
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
454 504 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 42.95% 43.94% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 395 439 447
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 4 £42,500 -
Bridgend - 1 - -
SolarWinds
Wales

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (80.00%) F5
3 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (73.33%) CCNA
3 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (66.67%) Brocade
4 10 (66.67%) LAN
4 10 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (66.67%) VyOS
4 10 (66.67%) High Availability
4 10 (66.67%) Vyatta
4 10 (66.67%) Extreme Networks
5 9 (60.00%) Advertising
5 9 (60.00%) VoIP
5 9 (60.00%) CCNP
5 9 (60.00%) Avaya
6 8 (53.33%) Finance
6 8 (53.33%) Network Design
7 4 (26.67%) Juniper
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 4 (26.67%) Unix
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
9 2 (13.33%) WAN
9 2 (13.33%) SNMP
9 2 (13.33%) ITIL
9 2 (13.33%) Citrix
9 2 (13.33%) CA

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 10 (66.67%) LAN
3 9 (60.00%) VoIP
4 2 (13.33%) SNMP
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) ADSL
5 1 (6.67%) BGP
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) MPLS
5 1 (6.67%) OSPF
5 1 (6.67%) RIP
5 1 (6.67%) SSL
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 9 (60.00%) Advertising
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) VyOS
3 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (6.67%) HPUX
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) High Availability
2 8 (53.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) CCNA
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCSA
3 2 (13.33%) CCSE
4 1 (6.67%) RHCE
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) AppManager
1 1 (6.67%) BladeLogic
1 1 (6.67%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) OpenView
1 1 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
1 1 (6.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (80.00%) F5
3 10 (66.67%) Brocade
3 10 (66.67%) Extreme Networks
3 10 (66.67%) Vyatta
4 9 (60.00%) Avaya
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Juniper
6 2 (13.33%) CA
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Aruba
7 1 (6.67%) BMC
7 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) NetIQ
7 1 (6.67%) Nortel
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.67%) Remedy