Period
to 24 January 2018

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 6 months to 24 January 2018 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 178 213
Rank change year-on-year -19 +35 +11
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 34 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.61% 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 1.03% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 13
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £33,862
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.67% +10.75% +5.82%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,771 £32,050
90th Percentile £61,250 £40,000 £38,400
UK median annual salary £45,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.65% -5.56% +5.88%

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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,287 2,047 2,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.91% 43.89% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,520 1,293 1,589
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,725 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,550 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 24 January 2018. 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
Glasgow -11 15 £47,500 +26.67% 2
Edinburgh -22 13 £57,500 +53.33%
North Lanarkshire - 5 £47,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £62,500 -
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 26 (76.47%) Cisco
2 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 16 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (47.06%) VMware
4 15 (44.12%) DHCP
4 15 (44.12%) Hyper-V
4 15 (44.12%) F5
4 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (44.12%) SCCM
4 15 (44.12%) SCOM
4 15 (44.12%) Windows Server
5 13 (38.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (35.29%) Fortinet
7 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
8 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 10 (29.41%) ITIL
8 10 (29.41%) Change Management
8 10 (29.41%) Firewall
8 10 (29.41%) McAfee
9 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
9 9 (26.47%) WAN
9 9 (26.47%) Cisco Prime
9 9 (26.47%) Citrix
9 9 (26.47%) Office 365
9 9 (26.47%) Virtual Team
10 8 (23.53%) VMware ESXi

SolarWinds
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (26.47%) Office 365
3 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.94%) IaaS
4 1 (2.94%) PaaS
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) DHCP
2 10 (29.41%) Firewall
3 9 (26.47%) WAN
4 8 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (23.53%) DNS
4 8 (23.53%) Internet
4 8 (23.53%) LAN
5 7 (20.59%) EIGRP
5 7 (20.59%) HSRP
5 7 (20.59%) MPLS
5 7 (20.59%) SSL
5 7 (20.59%) VPN
6 6 (17.65%) ATM
6 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (14.71%) Network Security
8 4 (11.76%) TACACS
9 3 (8.82%) IPsec
9 3 (8.82%) Wireless
9 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
9 3 (8.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) Big Data
4 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) IT Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) DBA
4 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) SQL DBA
6 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
7 3 (8.82%) Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) Database Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Network Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Network Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Production DBA
8 2 (5.88%) Production Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Firewall Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Platform Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Production DBA
9 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) REST
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
2 9 (26.47%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Windows Server
2 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (29.41%) Change Management
2 10 (29.41%) ITIL
3 8 (23.53%) Application Packaging
3 8 (23.53%) Performance Management
3 8 (23.53%) Validation
4 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (20.59%) Release Management
5 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (17.65%) Information Security
5 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (14.71%) Capacity Management
7 4 (11.76%) Migration
8 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.82%) Security Patching
9 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.88%) Database Tuning
9 2 (5.88%) DevOps
9 2 (5.88%) ETL
9 2 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (23.53%) MCSE
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (17.65%) CCNP
5 5 (14.71%) CCIE
6 3 (8.82%) MCDBA
6 3 (8.82%) MCITP
7 1 (2.94%) CCNA
7 1 (2.94%) CCSA
7 1 (2.94%) CCSE
7 1 (2.94%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (44.12%) Hyper-V
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (23.53%) XenApp
3 8 (23.53%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.94%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) SCCM
1 15 (44.12%) SCOM
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (20.59%) FortiGate
3 7 (20.59%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Cisco
2 16 (47.06%) VMware
3 15 (44.12%) F5
4 12 (35.29%) Fortinet
5 10 (29.41%) McAfee
5 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
6 9 (26.47%) Citrix
7 8 (23.53%) Brocade
7 8 (23.53%) Dell
7 8 (23.53%) Google
8 7 (20.59%) Juniper
8 7 (20.59%) NetApp
8 7 (20.59%) Riverbed
8 7 (20.59%) Trend Micro
9 4 (11.76%) CA
9 4 (11.76%) ServiceNow
10 2 (5.88%) IDERA
10 2 (5.88%) Oracle
10 2 (5.88%) RedGate