The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 207 204 213
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 18 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.30% 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.66% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 3
Average salary £39,150 £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.40% +29.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2432 2409 2552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.92% 44.77% 45.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2072 2074 2219
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SolarWinds
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +4 10 £37,500 +3.44% 5
Bristol - 6 £39,150 -
Somerset -10 1 £32,853 -34.29% 1
Devon - 1 £47,500 - 1
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 28 (75.68%) Nagios
2 23 (62.16%) HP
3 22 (59.46%) ITIL
4 20 (54.05%) Windows
4 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
4 20 (54.05%) SCOM
5 16 (43.24%) Service Management
5 16 (43.24%) VMware
6 15 (40.54%) Firewall
6 15 (40.54%) Cisco
7 14 (37.84%) ITSM
7 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
8 13 (35.14%) HP SIM
8 13 (35.14%) ServiceNow
8 13 (35.14%) MS Office
9 12 (32.43%) WAN
9 12 (32.43%) Juniper
9 12 (32.43%) Capacity Management
9 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
10 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
10 11 (29.73%) Degree
11 9 (24.32%) VPN
11 9 (24.32%) Network Management
12 8 (21.62%) F5
12 8 (21.62%) LAN
12 8 (21.62%) VoIP
12 8 (21.62%) UNIX
12 8 (21.62%) SAN
12 8 (21.62%) Computer Science

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (10.81%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) Lync
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Office
2 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) Firewall
2 12 (32.43%) WAN
3 9 (24.32%) VPN
4 8 (21.62%) LAN
4 8 (21.62%) VoIP
4 8 (21.62%) SAN
5 6 (16.22%) ISDN
5 6 (16.22%) Wireless
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (13.51%) IPsec
6 5 (13.51%) Network Security
7 4 (10.81%) DNS
7 4 (10.81%) SMTP
7 4 (10.81%) HTTP
7 4 (10.81%) H.323
7 4 (10.81%) PPTP
8 3 (8.11%) BGP
8 3 (8.11%) MPLS
8 3 (8.11%) OSPF
9 2 (5.41%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) Big Data
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (10.81%) Back Office
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Capacity Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Capacity Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Performance Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.41%) NHS
4 2 (5.41%) Firmware
4 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 2 (5.41%) Statistics
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) UNIX
3 6 (16.22%) Linux
4 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) ITIL
2 16 (43.24%) Service Management
3 14 (37.84%) ITSM
4 12 (32.43%) Capacity Management
5 9 (24.32%) Network Management
6 4 (10.81%) DNA
6 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
6 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) High Availability
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (8.11%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.41%) Network Design
8 2 (5.41%) WAN Optimisation
9 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (2.70%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) C
3 2 (5.41%) Python
3 2 (5.41%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) Perl
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) Degree
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (16.22%) CCNP
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (8.11%) CCNA
6 3 (8.11%) CCDP
7 2 (5.41%) MCSE
7 2 (5.41%) CCSE
8 1 (2.70%) CITP
8 1 (2.70%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (75.68%) Nagios
2 20 (54.05%) SCOM
3 13 (35.14%) HP SIM
4 5 (13.51%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (8.11%) SCCM
5 3 (8.11%) OpenView
6 2 (5.41%) Cacti
6 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (5.41%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.70%) Netcool
7 1 (2.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) HP
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 16 (43.24%) VMware
4 15 (40.54%) Cisco
5 13 (35.14%) ServiceNow
6 12 (32.43%) Juniper
7 8 (21.62%) F5
8 7 (18.92%) Citrix
9 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
10 5 (13.51%) Riverbed
11 4 (10.81%) Aruba
12 3 (8.11%) LogRhythm
12 3 (8.11%) Bomgar
12 3 (8.11%) ArcSight
12 3 (8.11%) LogLogic
12 3 (8.11%) BT
12 3 (8.11%) OPNET
12 3 (8.11%) Altiris
12 3 (8.11%) Oracle
12 3 (8.11%) Dell
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