The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
UK / Scotland
Rank 129 161 137
Rank change year-on-year +32 -24  
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 9 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.39% 0.068% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 0.15% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 10
Median salary £34,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.47% +4.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,186 £34,000 £38,000
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 Scotland.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 946 1294 1232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.78% 44.13% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 585 792 773
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £30,000 £26,575
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SolarWinds in Scotland

SolarWinds
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 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
Glasgow +23 3 - -
West Lothian - 3 £34,716 -
Edinburgh - 3 £30,000 -
SolarWinds
UK

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) Firewall
3 12 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 12 (57.14%) LAN
4 10 (47.62%) WAN
4 10 (47.62%) Wireless
5 9 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 8 (38.10%) Citrix
7 7 (33.33%) Internet
7 7 (33.33%) 802.11
7 7 (33.33%) MPLS
7 7 (33.33%) OSPF
7 7 (33.33%) BGP
7 7 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 7 (33.33%) VPN
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (33.33%) IPsec
7 7 (33.33%) Change Management
7 7 (33.33%) Degree
7 7 (33.33%) Wireshark
7 7 (33.33%) 802.1X
7 7 (33.33%) NetScaler
7 7 (33.33%) HSRP
7 7 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (33.33%) F5
7 7 (33.33%) Cacti
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (28.57%) ITIL

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) LAN
3 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 10 (47.62%) Wireless
4 7 (33.33%) 802.11
4 7 (33.33%) BGP
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
4 7 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 7 (33.33%) HSRP
4 7 (33.33%) Internet
4 7 (33.33%) IPsec
4 7 (33.33%) MPLS
4 7 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 7 (33.33%) OSPF
4 7 (33.33%) VPN
4 7 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 5 (23.81%) DNS
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Site Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Support
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Traffic Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) OpenVMS
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 2000
3 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (33.33%) Change Management
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Network Management
5 4 (19.05%) Change Control
5 4 (19.05%) Line Management
5 4 (19.05%) QMS
5 4 (19.05%) Quality Management
6 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 2 (9.52%) Compliance Management
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
7 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
8 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
8 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.76%) Network Design
8 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) HND
2 4 (19.05%) MCSE
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) CCNA
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Cacti
2 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 8 (38.10%) Citrix
4 7 (33.33%) F5
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 3 (14.29%) Avaya
7 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
7 2 (9.52%) HP
7 2 (9.52%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.76%) Juniper
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.76%) VMware