The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
England / South West
Rank 219 227 230
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 10 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 1.04% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 13
Median salary £43,000 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.35% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £56,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -

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

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2099 2590 2548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.46% 45.14% 43.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1766 2145 2195
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in the South West

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in the South West

SolarWinds
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +12 4 £43,750 +32.57%
Cornwall - 3 £45,000 -
Bristol -4 2 £36,572 -18.72%
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 22 (62.86%) Firewall
2 19 (54.29%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (51.43%) Cisco
4 13 (37.14%) VPN
4 13 (37.14%) CCNA
4 13 (37.14%) HP
4 13 (37.14%) VMware
4 13 (37.14%) High Availability
4 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
5 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
5 12 (34.29%) MPLS
6 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (31.43%) Cisco Prime
6 11 (31.43%) Nagios
6 11 (31.43%) Linux
6 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (28.57%) Network Management
7 10 (28.57%) JIRA
7 10 (28.57%) MCSE
7 10 (28.57%) IBM
7 10 (28.57%) SNMP
7 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 10 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 9 (25.71%) Nokia
8 9 (25.71%) CISSP
8 9 (25.71%) CA
8 9 (25.71%) VMware ESX
8 9 (25.71%) IP Telephony
8 9 (25.71%) Cisco IPT
8 9 (25.71%) IronPort

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) IaaS
1 3 (8.57%) PaaS
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) Firewall
2 13 (37.14%) VPN
3 12 (34.29%) MPLS
4 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (28.57%) SNMP
5 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 9 (25.71%) Cisco IPT
6 9 (25.71%) FWSM
6 9 (25.71%) IP Telephony
6 9 (25.71%) Unified Communications
7 8 (22.86%) FCoE
7 8 (22.86%) Wireless
8 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (14.29%) LAN
9 5 (14.29%) Network Security
9 5 (14.29%) WAN
9 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (8.57%) DNS
10 3 (8.57%) OSPF
10 3 (8.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (5.71%) BigQuery
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) JIRA
2 8 (22.86%) Redmine
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Administrator
3 8 (22.86%) Platform Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Network Systems Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (17.14%) Virtualisation Administrator
4 6 (17.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Design Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Network Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Network Services Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Network Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) DBA
7 2 (5.71%) Head of Infrastructure
7 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) CMDB
4 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.86%) iSeries
4 1 (2.86%) IVR
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) High Availability
2 10 (28.57%) Network Management
3 8 (22.86%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (22.86%) User Stories
4 6 (17.14%) Network Design
5 5 (14.29%) ITIL
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.57%) Migration
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) Service Management
7 3 (8.57%) Statistics
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.71%) Security Management
9 1 (2.86%) Coaching
9 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
1 8 (22.86%) C
1 8 (22.86%) Korn
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (37.14%) CCNA
3 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
4 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (28.57%) MCSE
6 9 (25.71%) CISSP
6 9 (25.71%) SANS
7 8 (22.86%) CCNP
7 8 (22.86%) CompTIA Security+
7 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
7 8 (22.86%) GIAC
7 8 (22.86%) Linux+ Certification
7 8 (22.86%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (22.86%) Security+ Certification
7 8 (22.86%) SSCP
8 7 (20.00%) Degree
9 4 (11.43%) CCIE
10 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
11 2 (5.71%) MCSA
12 1 (2.86%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) VMware ESX
1 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.86%) NFS
2 8 (22.86%) Samba
3 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco Prime
1 11 (31.43%) Nagios
2 8 (22.86%) Ansible
2 8 (22.86%) Puppet
3 2 (5.71%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.86%) Cacti
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.86%) OpenView
4 1 (2.86%) QRadar
4 1 (2.86%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) HP
2 13 (37.14%) VMware
3 10 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 10 (28.57%) IBM
4 9 (25.71%) CA
4 9 (25.71%) F5
4 9 (25.71%) IronPort
4 9 (25.71%) Nokia
5 8 (22.86%) EMC
5 8 (22.86%) NetApp
6 5 (14.29%) NetScout
7 4 (11.43%) Juniper
8 3 (8.57%) Infoblox
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.71%) Google
9 2 (5.71%) Mitel
10 1 (2.86%) arcserve
10 1 (2.86%) Intel