The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

SolarWinds
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 62 63
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 8 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.39% 0.92% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 3.29% 2.45% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +44.06%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  

SolarWinds is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 243 245 305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 42.33% 37.58% 45.12%
Number of salaries quoted 217 201 234
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in Cardiff

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for SolarWinds in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CA
2 4 (50.00%) Nagios
2 4 (50.00%) Law
2 4 (50.00%) Nimsoft
2 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (37.50%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Unix

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) HSRP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Monitoring Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSA
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Nagios
2 3 (37.50%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) CA
2 4 (50.00%) Nimsoft
2 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper