The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 95 85 89
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 13 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.98% 0.66% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 2.02% 1.38% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 2
Average salary £32,000 £43,750 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.85% -10.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
SolarWinds
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
643 508 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 48.31% 47.70% 35.52%
Number of salaries quoted 544 434 347
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Wales

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in Wales

SolarWinds
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
South Wales -8 13 £32,000 -26.85%
SolarWinds
UK

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (50.00%) HP
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
1 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) MPLS
3 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (37.50%) Welsh Language
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (37.50%) Line Management
3 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) Dell
5 4 (25.00%) RHCE
5 4 (25.00%) Juniper
5 4 (25.00%) SAN
5 4 (25.00%) HPUX
5 4 (25.00%) Solaris
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Apache
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) MySQL
5 4 (25.00%) VoIP

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) MPLS
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) VoIP
2 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (18.75%) OSPF
3 3 (18.75%) BGP
3 3 (18.75%) BIG-IP
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) IPv6
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 6 (37.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Server Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Server Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) HPUX
2 4 (25.00%) Solaris
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (37.50%) Line Management
3 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) Product Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) RHCE
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 3 (18.75%) ProxySG
5 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
1 3 (18.75%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) OPNET
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) HP
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Dell
4 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) F5
5 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) McAfee
5 3 (18.75%) Mitel
5 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
5 3 (18.75%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
6 1 (6.25%) NetQoS
6 1 (6.25%) Ipanema Technologies
6 1 (6.25%) NetScout
6 1 (6.25%) Compuware
6 1 (6.25%) BMC