The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within SolarWinds.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 278 306 315
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +9
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 39 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.61% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35 32 26
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
SolarWinds
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5332 5563 5578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 47.86% 45.66% 47.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4619 4784 5053
Average salary £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in the City of London

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in the City of London

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SolarWinds 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.

1 66 (74.16%) Cisco
2 55 (61.80%) WAN
3 48 (53.93%) VPN
3 48 (53.93%) Firewall
4 47 (52.81%) MPLS
5 46 (51.69%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (46.07%) BGP
7 39 (43.82%) Wireless
8 37 (41.57%) LAN
9 36 (40.45%) Windows
10 34 (38.20%) VMware
10 34 (38.20%) EIGRP
11 33 (37.08%) CCNP
11 33 (37.08%) HSRP
12 30 (33.71%) Finance
13 26 (29.21%) Network Security
14 25 (28.09%) VLAN
14 25 (28.09%) Network Management
15 24 (26.97%) Load Balancing
15 24 (26.97%) OSPF
15 24 (26.97%) SAN
15 24 (26.97%) CheckPoint
16 23 (25.84%) Juniper
16 23 (25.84%) Active Directory
16 23 (25.84%) ITIL
16 23 (25.84%) VPLS
16 23 (25.84%) Aruba
17 22 (24.72%) CCNA
18 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
18 21 (23.60%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SolarWinds 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (17.98%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.12%) SAS
7 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (61.80%) WAN
2 48 (53.93%) VPN
2 48 (53.93%) Firewall
3 47 (52.81%) MPLS
4 41 (46.07%) BGP
5 39 (43.82%) Wireless
6 37 (41.57%) LAN
7 34 (38.20%) EIGRP
8 33 (37.08%) HSRP
9 26 (29.21%) Network Security
10 25 (28.09%) VLAN
11 24 (26.97%) OSPF
11 24 (26.97%) SAN
12 23 (25.84%) VPLS
13 21 (23.60%) VoIP
14 20 (22.47%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (19.10%) GLBP
16 16 (17.98%) DHCP
17 15 (16.85%) Internet
17 15 (16.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 11 (12.36%) Advertising
3 9 (10.11%) Law
4 3 (3.37%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.25%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 42 (47.19%) Network Engineer
2 23 (25.84%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (15.73%) Security Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Senior Security Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Lead Network Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Network Consultant
7 6 (6.74%) Consultant
7 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.62%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Security Specialist
10 3 (3.37%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Statistics
2 6 (6.74%) EqualLogic
3 4 (4.49%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.49%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.49%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.49%) Replication
3 4 (4.49%) AVVID
4 3 (3.37%) Clustering
4 3 (3.37%) Kindle
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Derivative
5 1 (1.12%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.45%) Windows
2 15 (16.85%) Linux
2 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.74%) Solaris
6 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.37%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.37%) UNIX
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) Network Management
2 24 (26.97%) Load Balancing
3 23 (25.84%) ITIL
4 13 (14.61%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.99%) Network Load Balancing
6 8 (8.99%) Project Management
7 5 (5.62%) Change Management
7 5 (5.62%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (4.49%) Change Control
8 4 (4.49%) WAN Optimisation
8 4 (4.49%) Data Security
9 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.37%) ERP
9 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.25%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.25%) Low Latency
10 2 (2.25%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.25%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.49%) SQL
2 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.12%) Perl
3 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (51.69%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (37.08%) CCNP
3 22 (24.72%) CCNA
4 9 (10.11%) Degree
5 8 (8.99%) MCITP
5 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (7.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (6.74%) MCSE
8 4 (4.49%) CCIE
8 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.37%) MCSA
10 2 (2.25%) CCSA
10 2 (2.25%) CCSE
11 1 (1.12%) CCA
11 1 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.99%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.49%) SLA
4 3 (3.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (25.84%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.48%) vSphere
4 8 (8.99%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.49%) ISA Server
5 4 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.25%) Firmware
7 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) SCOM
2 10 (11.24%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (10.11%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (7.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (7.87%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (4.49%) Legato
5 4 (4.49%) OpenView
6 3 (3.37%) WSUS
7 2 (2.25%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.25%) Nagios
7 2 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.25%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.12%) XenMobile
8 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.12%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.12%) Cacti
8 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 66 (74.16%) Cisco
2 34 (38.20%) VMware
3 24 (26.97%) CheckPoint
4 23 (25.84%) Juniper
4 23 (25.84%) Aruba
5 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
6 20 (22.47%) HP
7 18 (20.22%) Citrix
7 18 (20.22%) F5
8 11 (12.36%) IronPort
8 11 (12.36%) Dell
9 8 (8.99%) Red Hat
10 7 (7.87%) Symantec
10 7 (7.87%) Nimsoft
11 6 (6.74%) EMC
12 5 (5.62%) Avaya
13 3 (3.37%) Nortel
13 3 (3.37%) Tandberg
13 3 (3.37%) Blue Coat
13 3 (3.37%) Fortinet
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
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City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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