Period
to 26 September 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 26 September 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
England > North West
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 341 331 338
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7 +4
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 32 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.53% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 18
North West median annual salary £42,500 £33,500 £41,024
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.87% -18.34% +17.21%
10th Percentile £36,537 £28,750 £29,075
90th Percentile £53,175 £47,125 £61,125
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

SolarWinds is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6126 5136 5804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.59% 43.15% 44.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4761 4110 4620
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in the North West

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SolarWinds in the North West

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in the North West over the 6 months to 26 September 2017.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in the North West

SolarWinds
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the North West region over the 6 months to 26 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -15 28 £43,750 +32.58% 4
Cheshire -31 3 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Merseyside +6 1 £45,000 -
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 North West region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 21 (65.63%) CCNP
2 21 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (65.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (59.38%) Juniper
4 16 (50.00%) LAN
5 13 (40.63%) Firewall
5 13 (40.63%) VPN
6 12 (37.50%) BGP
6 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (37.50%) Cacti
7 11 (34.38%) SolarWinds Orion
7 11 (34.38%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (34.38%) Wireless
7 11 (34.38%) IPsec
7 11 (34.38%) Linux
7 11 (34.38%) Cisco Wireless
8 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
9 9 (28.13%) L2TP
9 9 (28.13%) RSVP
9 9 (28.13%) IPv4
9 9 (28.13%) IPv6
9 9 (28.13%) Broadband
9 9 (28.13%) BT
9 9 (28.13%) IP Telephony
9 9 (28.13%) OSPF
9 9 (28.13%) BT 21CN
9 9 (28.13%) HSRP
9 9 (28.13%) FortiGate
10 8 (25.00%) Junos

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (50.00%) LAN
3 13 (40.63%) Firewall
3 13 (40.63%) VPN
4 12 (37.50%) BGP
4 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (34.38%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (34.38%) Cisco Wireless
5 11 (34.38%) IPsec
5 11 (34.38%) Wireless
6 9 (28.13%) Broadband
6 9 (28.13%) BT 21CN
6 9 (28.13%) HSRP
6 9 (28.13%) IP Telephony
6 9 (28.13%) IPv4
6 9 (28.13%) IPv6
6 9 (28.13%) L2TP
6 9 (28.13%) OSPF
6 9 (28.13%) RSVP
7 8 (25.00%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Hazelcast
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (40.63%) Network Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) IP Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Operations Engineer
4 8 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 8 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Operations Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) iPad
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Unix
3 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 8 (25.00%) Web Filtering
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.25%) People Management
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C
2 2 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) CCNP
1 21 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) JNCIP
3 7 (21.88%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCP
5 1 (3.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) vSphere
4 3 (9.38%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Cacti
2 11 (34.38%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (28.13%) FortiGate
4 8 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (6.25%) AirWatch
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (6.25%) SCCM
5 2 (6.25%) WSUS
6 1 (3.13%) Ansible
6 1 (3.13%) Nagios
6 1 (3.13%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 19 (59.38%) Juniper
3 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 9 (28.13%) BT
5 7 (21.88%) VMware
6 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) HP
8 3 (9.38%) Citrix
8 3 (9.38%) F5
8 3 (9.38%) IronPort
8 3 (9.38%) Polycom
8 3 (9.38%) Siemens
9 2 (6.25%) Apple
9 2 (6.25%) NetApp
9 2 (6.25%) Splunk
10 1 (3.13%) Meraki
10 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
10 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.13%) Redback
10 1 (3.13%) Symantec