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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 83 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.28% 0.51% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 1.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 0
Average salary £30,000 £46,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-8.53% -2.38%
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
475 484 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 44.14% 40.84% 51.28%
Number of salaries quoted 434 430 426
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
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 22 September 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
Cardiff -8 3 £30,000 -35.13%
SolarWinds
Wales

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 8 (53.33%) Cisco
1 8 (53.33%) Juniper
1 8 (53.33%) Advertising
2 7 (46.67%) SSH
2 7 (46.67%) MPLS
2 7 (46.67%) BGP
2 7 (46.67%) Telnet
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCNP
2 7 (46.67%) CCIP
2 7 (46.67%) VPN
2 7 (46.67%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 7 (46.67%) DHCP
2 7 (46.67%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (46.67%) HSRP
2 7 (46.67%) PuTTY
2 7 (46.67%) SecureCRT
3 6 (40.00%) MS Office
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (20.00%) Network Management
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SSH
1 7 (46.67%) MPLS
1 7 (46.67%) BGP
1 7 (46.67%) Telnet
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
1 7 (46.67%) VPN
1 7 (46.67%) LAN
1 7 (46.67%) WAN
1 7 (46.67%) DHCP
1 7 (46.67%) HSRP
1 7 (46.67%) PuTTY
1 7 (46.67%) SecureCRT
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
General
1 8 (53.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Server Support
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) HPUX
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Network Design
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (46.67%) CCNP
1 7 (46.67%) CCIP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) RHCE
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView
2 1 (6.67%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Netcool
2 1 (6.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (6.67%) OPNET
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
1 8 (53.33%) Juniper
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Compuware