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 29 June 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 155 155
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 4 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.15% 0.10% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.23% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 13
Median salary £57,500 £28,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +105.35% -53.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,313 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.87% -8.19%  

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 1016 1333 1292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 37.39% 46.59% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 1289 1478
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,375 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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
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 29 June 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
Edinburgh -9 2 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Glasgow +13 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 8 (61.54%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) MCSE
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) CCNA
6 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 3 (23.08%) XenApp
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) DHCP
7 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) Avaya
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) SCOM
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) WLAN
5 1 (7.69%) ADSL
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Compliance Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
3 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Records Management
4 1 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) MCSE
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) Avaya
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
4 2 (15.38%) Google
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) SonicWALL
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Remedy