The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
Rank 82 73 89
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16  
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 6 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.68% 2.10% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 5.13% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 26 3
Median salary £40,000 £48,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.94% +26.62%  
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 South Wales.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 417 507 595
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 47.60% 40.99% 51.07%
Number of salaries quoted 361 432 488
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for SolarWinds in South Wales

SolarWinds
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the South Wales 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
Cardiff +1 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Bridgend - 1 - -
SolarWinds
Wales

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
4 3 (30.00%) MCSE
4 3 (30.00%) MCSA
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) BGP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) MPLS
3 2 (20.00%) ADSL
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 2 (20.00%) RIP
3 2 (20.00%) SNMP
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Advertising
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) CCNP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCSA
2 3 (30.00%) MCSE
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 2 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) F5
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Aruba
5 2 (20.00%) Avaya
5 2 (20.00%) BMC
5 2 (20.00%) Brocade
5 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
5 2 (20.00%) Nortel
5 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (20.00%) Remedy
5 2 (20.00%) Vyatta