Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 323 317
Rank change year-on-year -22 -6 +29
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 29 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.22% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.63% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 29 31
North West median annual salary £45,000 £33,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -22.35% +28.79%
10th Percentile £29,833 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,904 £43,750 £45,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +9.41%

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 6181 5589 5623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.66% 44.70% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4794 4451 4481
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £59,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -14 28 £45,000 +37.40% 4
Cheshire -31 1 £30,000 -40.00%
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 20 (68.97%) Cisco
2 16 (55.17%) CCNP
2 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (55.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (48.28%) LAN
4 13 (44.83%) VPN
4 13 (44.83%) Firewall
5 12 (41.38%) Juniper
5 12 (41.38%) BGP
5 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (41.38%) Cacti
6 11 (37.93%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (37.93%) Wireless
6 11 (37.93%) IPsec
6 11 (37.93%) ITIL
6 11 (37.93%) Cisco Wireless
7 9 (31.03%) WAN
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (27.59%) WLAN
9 7 (24.14%) Linux
9 7 (24.14%) Service Management
9 7 (24.14%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (20.69%) HSRP
10 6 (20.69%) FortiGate
10 6 (20.69%) OpenScape
10 6 (20.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
10 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
10 6 (20.69%) L2TP

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 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Office 365
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (48.28%) LAN
3 13 (44.83%) Firewall
3 13 (44.83%) VPN
4 12 (41.38%) BGP
4 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (37.93%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (37.93%) Cisco Wireless
5 11 (37.93%) IPsec
5 11 (37.93%) Wireless
6 9 (31.03%) WAN
7 8 (27.59%) WLAN
8 6 (20.69%) Broadband
8 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
8 6 (20.69%) IPv4
8 6 (20.69%) IPv6
8 6 (20.69%) L2TP
8 6 (20.69%) MPLS
8 6 (20.69%) OSPF
8 6 (20.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Hazelcast
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Network Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) IP Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Security Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
9 1 (3.45%) Server Administrator
9 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.69%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (17.24%) iPad
4 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (24.14%) Service Management
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL V3
4 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (17.24%) People Management
4 5 (17.24%) Web Filtering
5 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Swim Lanes
6 2 (6.90%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) Security Operations
7 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) C
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) CCNP
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) CCNA
2 5 (17.24%) JNCIP
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) Cacti
2 6 (20.69%) FortiGate
2 6 (20.69%) SCCM
2 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (6.90%) AirWatch
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (6.90%) WSUS
5 1 (3.45%) Ansible
5 1 (3.45%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) Juniper
3 6 (20.69%) F5
3 6 (20.69%) IronPort
3 6 (20.69%) Polycom
3 6 (20.69%) Siemens
4 5 (17.24%) BT
4 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) VMware
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix
7 2 (6.90%) Apple
7 2 (6.90%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) Splunk
8 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.45%) Redback
8 1 (3.45%) Symantec
8 1 (3.45%) Veeam