The table below looks at the statistics for SolarWinds Orion skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds Orion over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 321 313 335
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 2 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.076% 0.055%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% 1.25% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 4
Average salary £38,750 £44,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.92% +24.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £52,500 £40,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
SolarWinds Orion
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
800 719 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.00% 6.06% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 672 622 688
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SolarWinds Orion
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SolarWinds Orion Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SolarWinds Orion
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion across the City of London region.

SolarWinds Orion Salary Trend in the City of London

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SolarWinds Orion also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SolarWinds Orion.

1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 4 (44.44%) Cacti
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) OpenView
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) BGP
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) SAS
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 2 (22.22%) IIS
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) CCIE
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SolarWinds Orion also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SolarWinds Orion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SAS
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) BGP
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) DSL
4 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) FTP
4 1 (11.11%) SNMP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Technician
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Technician
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Principle Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCA
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Cacti
1 4 (44.44%) OpenView
2 3 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (11.11%) WMI
3 1 (11.11%) WSUS
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 4 (44.44%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) F5
6 1 (11.11%) Dell KACE
6 1 (11.11%) McAfee
6 1 (11.11%) Dell