Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 16 December 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 > Wales
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 106 135
Rank change year-on-year -24 +29 +5
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 7 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.35% 1.87% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 3.98% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 13
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £40,600 £37,125 £38,750
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,946 £47,500
UK median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.47% +5.56% -

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 Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 757 955 1,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 37.98% 46.95% 45.18%
Number of salaries quoted 641 791 950
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,340
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,025
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,850
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.60% +1.89%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in Wales

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for SolarWinds in Wales

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in Wales over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in Wales

SolarWinds
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Wales region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
West Wales +7 6 £47,500 +5.56%
South Wales -7 1 £38,500 -1.91% 2
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 3 (42.86%) Migration
5 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) SLA
5 3 (42.86%) Change Management
6 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) MPLS
6 2 (28.57%) OSPF
6 2 (28.57%) McAfee
6 2 (28.57%) BGP
6 2 (28.57%) Clearswift
6 2 (28.57%) Avaya
6 2 (28.57%) Juniper
6 2 (28.57%) Nortel
6 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (28.57%) CCIE
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) Linux

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (14.29%) VSAN
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIE
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIP
4 1 (14.29%) CCDA
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Avaya
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Clearswift
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) LogRhythm
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
3 2 (28.57%) Nortel
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) VMware