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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 223 204 203
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 13 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.49% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 1.17% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 15
Average salary £33,000 £39,150 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.70% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £61,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
SolarWinds
England

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
2593 2564 2242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.43% 42.09% 41.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2096 2115 1917
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Bristol -5 5 £40,000 +2.17%
Wiltshire -11 4 £33,000 -12.00%
Gloucestershire -1 3 - -
Devon -6 1 £33,000 -30.52%
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (51.61%) HP
1 16 (51.61%) Network Monitoring
2 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
3 14 (45.16%) Juniper
3 14 (45.16%) Cisco
4 12 (38.71%) Firewall
4 12 (38.71%) VMware
5 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (32.26%) SCOM
7 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
7 9 (29.03%) SCCM
7 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (29.03%) Windows
8 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
8 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (25.81%) ServiceNow
9 7 (22.58%) Security Hardening
9 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (22.58%) Junos
9 7 (22.58%) Clustering
9 7 (22.58%) Linux
9 7 (22.58%) SAN
9 7 (22.58%) CCNP
9 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
10 6 (19.35%) VPN
10 6 (19.35%) SSL
10 6 (19.35%) NetApp
10 6 (19.35%) Citrix
10 6 (19.35%) C
10 6 (19.35%) MySQL

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Lync
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (22.58%) Junos
3 7 (22.58%) SAN
4 6 (19.35%) VPN
4 6 (19.35%) SSL
4 6 (19.35%) IPsec
4 6 (19.35%) TACACS
5 5 (16.13%) WAN
6 3 (9.68%) VoIP
7 2 (6.45%) LAN
7 2 (6.45%) Internet
7 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
7 2 (6.45%) Network Security
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Designer
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Packager
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Design Authority
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Clustering
2 6 (19.35%) Replication
2 6 (19.35%) PKI
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) UNIX
4 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
3 7 (22.58%) Security Hardening
4 6 (19.35%) ITIL
4 6 (19.35%) Business Continuity
4 6 (19.35%) High Availability
4 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
4 6 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (12.90%) Service Management
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (12.90%) Software Deployment
5 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
5 4 (12.90%) Network Design
6 2 (6.45%) Web Design
6 2 (6.45%) Process Management
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.45%) SIEM
6 2 (6.45%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) C
2 2 (6.45%) Python
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) VB
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (22.58%) CCNP
4 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) Degree
5 5 (16.13%) CCNA
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.45%) CCDP
7 2 (6.45%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (6.45%) JNCIA
8 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) Firmware
3 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) SCOM
2 9 (29.03%) SCCM
3 6 (19.35%) Nagios
3 6 (19.35%) HP SIM
3 6 (19.35%) Hyperic
4 2 (6.45%) OpenView
4 2 (6.45%) OPNET
4 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (6.45%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) HP
2 14 (45.16%) Juniper
2 14 (45.16%) Cisco
3 12 (38.71%) VMware
4 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
4 8 (25.81%) ServiceNow
5 6 (19.35%) NetApp
5 6 (19.35%) Citrix
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle
5 6 (19.35%) Symantec
6 5 (16.13%) Riverbed
7 4 (12.90%) F5
8 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.45%) CA
8 2 (6.45%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (6.45%) ArcSight
8 2 (6.45%) Altiris
9 1 (3.23%) Red Hat