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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
England / North West
Rank 234 221 237
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16  
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 20 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.71% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 15
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £31,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% -5.55%  

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 the North West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2665 2410 2921
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 43.35% 42.41% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2187 1979 2339
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,553 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -19 15 £46,250 +11.78% 2
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 - 2
Merseyside -1 2 £26,000 -37.94% 1
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 25 (71.43%) Cisco
2 18 (51.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
4 15 (42.86%) LAN
4 15 (42.86%) WAN
5 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
5 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
6 12 (34.29%) Windows
6 12 (34.29%) VMware
6 12 (34.29%) Load Balancing
7 11 (31.43%) Network Design
7 11 (31.43%) NetScaler
7 11 (31.43%) ITIL
7 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
7 11 (31.43%) Change Management
8 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 9 (25.71%) HP
9 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
10 8 (22.86%) Office 365
10 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (22.86%) Symantec
11 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (17.14%) Citrix
12 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
12 6 (17.14%) CCNP
12 6 (17.14%) DHCP
12 6 (17.14%) DNS

SolarWinds
Top Related 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 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (11.43%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (22.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 15 (42.86%) LAN
2 15 (42.86%) WAN
3 11 (31.43%) NetScaler
4 6 (17.14%) DHCP
4 6 (17.14%) DNS
5 5 (14.29%) SAN
5 5 (14.29%) VoIP
5 5 (14.29%) Wireless
6 4 (11.43%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (11.43%) Skype
7 3 (8.57%) IP Telephony
8 2 (5.71%) Firewall
9 1 (2.86%) DMZ
9 1 (2.86%) IPsec
9 1 (2.86%) ISDN
9 1 (2.86%) PSTN
9 1 (2.86%) SSL
9 1 (2.86%) VPN
9 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Informix
General
1 4 (11.43%) Back Office
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Games
2 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Consultant
1 11 (31.43%) Network Consultant
1 11 (31.43%) Network Design Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) IT Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) IT Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Support
4 3 (8.57%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) IT Technical Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Unix
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Load Balancing
2 11 (31.43%) Change Management
2 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
2 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Network Design
3 6 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) Data Management
5 4 (11.43%) Information Security
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
5 4 (11.43%) Master Data Management
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Logistics
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) CCNP
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.43%) MCP
4 4 (11.43%) MCSA
5 2 (5.71%) CCNA
6 1 (2.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Backup Exec
1 4 (11.43%) HP SIM
1 4 (11.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
1 4 (11.43%) WSUS
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (8.57%) Nagios
2 3 (8.57%) SCOM
3 2 (5.71%) OpenView
3 2 (5.71%) OVSD
3 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.71%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) VMware
4 9 (25.71%) HP
5 8 (22.86%) Symantec
6 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
6 6 (17.14%) Citrix
7 4 (11.43%) Dell
7 4 (11.43%) GFI Software
7 4 (11.43%) Juniper
7 4 (11.43%) Palo Alto
7 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
7 4 (11.43%) Sophos
7 4 (11.43%) Veeam
8 3 (8.57%) NetApp
9 1 (2.86%) Avaya
9 1 (2.86%) EMC
9 1 (2.86%) Nortel
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle
9 1 (2.86%) Splunk
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