Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 192 226
Rank change year-on-year -10 +34 -21
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 29 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.50% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 0.73% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 10
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £36,500 £33,862
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.29% +7.79% -6.59%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,000 £30,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £38,750 £36,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 2,316 1,922 2,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.07% 41.23% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,573 1,213 1,578
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,100 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -27 17 £45,000 +20.00%
Edinburgh -4 11 £40,000 +6.67%
Aberdeen - 1 £62,500 -
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 14 (48.28%) SQL
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco
2 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (41.38%) Firewall
3 12 (41.38%) Finance
4 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
5 10 (34.48%) F5
6 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (31.03%) Brocade
6 9 (31.03%) McAfee
6 9 (31.03%) Dell
6 9 (31.03%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
8 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (24.14%) Fortinet
8 7 (24.14%) MCITP
8 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (24.14%) CCIE
8 7 (24.14%) CCNP
8 7 (24.14%) SSL
8 7 (24.14%) WAN
8 7 (24.14%) VPN
8 7 (24.14%) MCDBA
9 6 (20.69%) Windows

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 (3.45%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (17.24%) Office 365
4 1 (3.45%) IaaS
4 1 (3.45%) PaaS
4 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (24.14%) SSL
3 7 (24.14%) VPN
3 7 (24.14%) WAN
4 6 (20.69%) Network Security
5 5 (17.24%) ATM
5 5 (17.24%) DHCP
5 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
5 5 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (17.24%) HSRP
5 5 (17.24%) IPsec
5 5 (17.24%) LAN
5 5 (17.24%) MPLS
6 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (10.34%) TACACS
7 2 (6.90%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (6.90%) Wireless
7 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
7 2 (6.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (17.24%) Big Data
4 5 (17.24%) MySQL
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (13.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
5 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) DBA
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) SQL DBA
4 6 (20.69%) Production Manager
5 5 (17.24%) Database Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.90%) Database Team Leader
7 2 (6.90%) Production DBA
8 1 (3.45%) DBA Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Network Team Leader
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) REST
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.69%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (17.24%) Clustering
4 5 (17.24%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (17.24%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (20.69%) Asset Management
3 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
4 5 (17.24%) Change Management
4 5 (17.24%) Database Tuning
4 5 (17.24%) DevOps
4 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (17.24%) High Availability
4 5 (17.24%) Information Security
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.34%) Security Patching
7 2 (6.90%) ETL
8 1 (3.45%) ITSM
8 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
3 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (24.14%) CCIE
2 7 (24.14%) CCNP
2 7 (24.14%) MCDBA
2 7 (24.14%) MCITP
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.34%) CCSA
3 3 (10.34%) CCSE
3 3 (10.34%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
3 10 (34.48%) F5
4 9 (31.03%) Brocade
4 9 (31.03%) Dell
4 9 (31.03%) McAfee
5 7 (24.14%) Fortinet
6 6 (20.69%) Riverbed
7 5 (17.24%) IDERA
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) RedGate
8 4 (13.79%) CA
8 4 (13.79%) ServiceNow
9 2 (6.90%) VMware
10 1 (3.45%) Citrix
10 1 (3.45%) Juniper
10 1 (3.45%) NetApp
10 1 (3.45%) Remedy
10 1 (3.45%) Trend Micro