The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 226 207 215
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 34 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.48% 0.58% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.03% 1.19% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 16
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3297 3034 2868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 46.69% 48.93% 46.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2627 2320 2292
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(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
West Yorkshire +1 18 £41,250 -17.50%
North Yorkshire +5 15 £52,500 +16.66%
South Yorkshire -18 1 £21,000 -50.58%
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 42 (52.50%) Cisco
1 42 (52.50%) CCNP
1 42 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (48.75%) Firewall
3 32 (40.00%) Windows
4 28 (35.00%) SAN
5 25 (31.25%) HP
5 25 (31.25%) OSPF
5 25 (31.25%) BGP
5 25 (31.25%) Finance
6 24 (30.00%) SQL
7 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
7 23 (28.75%) VMware
8 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
9 20 (25.00%) LAN
9 20 (25.00%) WAN
10 19 (23.75%) MS Excel
10 19 (23.75%) VoIP
11 17 (21.25%) MPLS
12 16 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (20.00%) EIGRP
13 15 (18.75%) CISSP
13 15 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (18.75%) Degree
13 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (18.75%) F5
14 14 (17.50%) DHCP
14 14 (17.50%) Load Balancing
14 14 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (16.25%) DNS

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 7 (8.75%) Apache
1 7 (8.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.75%) Node.js
3 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (23.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (48.75%) Firewall
2 28 (35.00%) SAN
3 25 (31.25%) OSPF
3 25 (31.25%) BGP
4 20 (25.00%) LAN
4 20 (25.00%) WAN
5 19 (23.75%) VoIP
6 17 (21.25%) MPLS
7 16 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 14 (17.50%) DHCP
8 14 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (16.25%) Network Security
9 13 (16.25%) DNS
10 10 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (11.25%) SNMP
12 7 (8.75%) VPN
12 7 (8.75%) Internet
12 7 (8.75%) BIG-IP
12 7 (8.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (10.00%) MySQL
3 7 (8.75%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.75%) Informix
3 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.75%) Redis
5 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Subversion
1 7 (8.75%) JIRA
1 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
1 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.00%) Hudson
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Legal
3 7 (8.75%) Games
4 6 (7.50%) Law
5 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 19 (23.75%) Network Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 8 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Information Specialist
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Information Security Specialist
5 7 (8.75%) Security Specialist
5 7 (8.75%) Network Security Specialist
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Network Specialist
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Security Specialist
5 7 (8.75%) Information Security Specialist
6 6 (7.50%) Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (5.00%) Middleware
3 3 (3.75%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Management Information System
1 11 (13.75%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (12.50%) Statistics
3 7 (8.75%) IBM XIV
3 7 (8.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.50%) SecurID
4 6 (7.50%) PKI
5 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Linux
3 7 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) Load Balancing
2 12 (15.00%) Network Management
3 10 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (10.00%) Project Management
4 8 (10.00%) Information Security
5 7 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (6.25%) ITIL
7 5 (6.25%) Change Management
8 4 (5.00%) Line Management
8 4 (5.00%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.00%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.75%) SIEM
9 3 (3.75%) Build Automation
10 2 (2.50%) ITIL V3
10 2 (2.50%) Service Management
10 2 (2.50%) Supplier Management
11 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (1.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) SQL
2 8 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (8.75%) Shell Script
3 7 (8.75%) Perl
3 7 (8.75%) PHP
4 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.25%) Java
5 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (52.50%) CCNP
1 42 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (18.75%) Degree
2 15 (18.75%) CISSP
3 9 (11.25%) CCNA
3 9 (11.25%) CCIE
4 8 (10.00%) VCP5
5 7 (8.75%) CCSE
5 7 (8.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (8.75%) CCSP
6 4 (5.00%) CCDE
7 1 (1.25%) CCENT
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.25%) MCP
7 1 (1.25%) MCSE
7 1 (1.25%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.75%) XenServer
3 7 (8.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (8.75%) vSphere
4 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (8.75%) Cacti
2 7 (8.75%) Nagios
2 7 (8.75%) NetBackup
2 7 (8.75%) Opsview
2 7 (8.75%) Graphite
3 4 (5.00%) Puppet
4 3 (3.75%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (3.75%) Salt
4 3 (3.75%) Nessus
4 3 (3.75%) WSUS
4 3 (3.75%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (2.50%) SCOM
6 1 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (52.50%) Cisco
2 25 (31.25%) HP
3 23 (28.75%) VMware
4 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
5 15 (18.75%) F5
6 11 (13.75%) CheckPoint
7 9 (11.25%) ScanSafe
8 8 (10.00%) Juniper
9 7 (8.75%) IBM
9 7 (8.75%) Veritas
9 7 (8.75%) Red Hat
9 7 (8.75%) Blue Coat
9 7 (8.75%) Infoblox
9 7 (8.75%) Imperva
10 6 (7.50%) IronPort
11 4 (5.00%) Riverbed
11 4 (5.00%) Symantec
11 4 (5.00%) NetApp
12 3 (3.75%) Citrix
12 3 (3.75%) Altiris