The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 59 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.66% 0.53% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 0.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.97% -4.11%
SolarWinds
Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
329 206 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 60.81% 54.21% 66.49%
Number of salaries quoted 221 148 147
Average salary £48,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Watford

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in Watford

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Watford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in Watford

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 14 (93.33%) Cisco
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) VPN
3 12 (80.00%) LAN
3 12 (80.00%) WAN
3 12 (80.00%) Mitel
4 11 (73.33%) VoIP
4 11 (73.33%) Aruba
5 10 (66.67%) Meru Networks
5 10 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (60.00%) Fortinet
6 9 (60.00%) HP
7 8 (53.33%) Handset
8 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (40.00%) Dell
10 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity
10 5 (33.33%) BCP
10 5 (33.33%) Network Design
10 5 (33.33%) Network Security
10 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
10 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (26.67%) IP Telephony
11 4 (26.67%) ITSM
12 3 (20.00%) MPLS
12 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
12 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (20.00%) DNS
12 3 (20.00%) DHCP
12 3 (20.00%) ITIL

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (6.67%) Lync
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) VPN
3 12 (80.00%) LAN
3 12 (80.00%) WAN
4 11 (73.33%) VoIP
5 10 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (33.33%) Network Security
7 4 (26.67%) IP Telephony
8 3 (20.00%) MPLS
8 3 (20.00%) DNS
8 3 (20.00%) DHCP
9 2 (13.33%) RIP
9 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 2 (13.33%) Internet
9 2 (13.33%) OSPF
9 2 (13.33%) BGP
9 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
9 2 (13.33%) Wireless
9 2 (13.33%) IPsec
9 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
4 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Handset
2 2 (13.33%) Online Games
3 1 (6.67%) FlexPod
3 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 5 (33.33%) Network Design
2 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (33.33%) BCP
2 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) ITSM
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCIE
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
1 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (13.33%) Cacti
3 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) Mitel
3 11 (73.33%) Aruba
4 10 (66.67%) Meru Networks
5 9 (60.00%) Fortinet
5 9 (60.00%) HP
6 6 (40.00%) Dell
7 2 (13.33%) Juniper
7 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (13.33%) Crossbeam
7 2 (13.33%) F5
8 1 (6.67%) Symantec
8 1 (6.67%) VMware
8 1 (6.67%) CommVault
8 1 (6.67%) NetApp
8 1 (6.67%) EMC
8 1 (6.67%) Citrix