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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 79 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 13 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.08% 1.70% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 3.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 0
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
589 513 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.84% 51.20% 44.93%
Number of salaries quoted 480 428 435
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Caerphilly +3 8 £75,000 +66.66%
Cardiff -11 5 £29,500 -30.58%
SolarWinds
Wales

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 12 (50.00%) MPLS
2 12 (50.00%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) HP
2 12 (50.00%) Citrix
2 12 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (37.50%) NetScaler
3 9 (37.50%) Product Management
3 9 (37.50%) F5
3 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
3 9 (37.50%) IPv6
3 9 (37.50%) Firewall
3 9 (37.50%) OSPF
3 9 (37.50%) BGP
3 9 (37.50%) BIG-IP
4 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (33.33%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) DNS
4 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (29.17%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
6 6 (25.00%) Line Management
6 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (25.00%) Welsh Language

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
1 4 (16.67%) Apache
1 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) MPLS
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
2 9 (37.50%) NetScaler
2 9 (37.50%) IPv6
2 9 (37.50%) BIG-IP
2 9 (37.50%) OSPF
2 9 (37.50%) BGP
2 9 (37.50%) Firewall
3 8 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (16.67%) SAN
4 4 (16.67%) Internet
4 4 (16.67%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
5 3 (12.50%) VoIP
5 3 (12.50%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) Wireless
5 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 6 (25.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Architect
1 9 (37.50%) Network Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Server Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Server Support
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) HPUX
3 4 (16.67%) Solaris
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 9 (37.50%) Product Management
3 7 (29.17%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (25.00%) Line Management
4 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP Certification
1 4 (16.67%) RHCE
2 3 (12.50%) CCNP
2 3 (12.50%) CCNA
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) WSUS
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
1 4 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (50.00%) HP
1 12 (50.00%) Citrix
1 12 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) F5
3 4 (16.67%) SAP
3 4 (16.67%) McAfee
3 4 (16.67%) NetApp
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) Dell
4 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.50%) Juniper
4 3 (12.50%) Mitel
4 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat