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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 238 272 275
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +3
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 73 47 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.45% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 0.97% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 69 42 26
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £36,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £62,250 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,925 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -6.98%
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
5038 4833 5167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.70% 45.95% 47.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4319 4158 4588
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 March 2015.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in the City of London

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 92 (81.42%) Cisco
2 72 (63.72%) Firewall
3 70 (61.95%) VPN
4 68 (60.18%) Finance
5 65 (57.52%) Wireless
6 62 (54.87%) WAN
7 59 (52.21%) Cisco Certification
8 54 (47.79%) MPLS
9 52 (46.02%) BGP
10 45 (39.82%) LAN
10 45 (39.82%) Network Security
10 45 (39.82%) HSRP
11 44 (38.94%) Load Balancing
12 42 (37.17%) Cisco ASA
13 39 (34.51%) EIGRP
14 38 (33.63%) CCNP
15 37 (32.74%) CCNA
16 35 (30.97%) ITIL
17 34 (30.09%) Windows
17 34 (30.09%) VMware
18 33 (29.20%) CheckPoint
19 32 (28.32%) Citrix
20 31 (27.43%) HP
21 30 (26.55%) OSPF
22 29 (25.66%) SAN
23 26 (23.01%) Disaster Recovery
23 26 (23.01%) Advertising
24 24 (21.24%) VoIP
25 23 (20.35%) Linux
26 22 (19.47%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 7 (6.19%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.77%) IIS
4 2 (1.77%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
1 1 (0.88%) PaaS
1 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (63.72%) Firewall
2 70 (61.95%) VPN
3 65 (57.52%) Wireless
4 62 (54.87%) WAN
5 54 (47.79%) MPLS
6 52 (46.02%) BGP
7 45 (39.82%) LAN
7 45 (39.82%) Network Security
7 45 (39.82%) HSRP
8 42 (37.17%) Cisco ASA
9 39 (34.51%) EIGRP
10 30 (26.55%) OSPF
11 29 (25.66%) SAN
12 24 (21.24%) VoIP
13 22 (19.47%) iSCSI
13 22 (19.47%) Fibre Channel
13 22 (19.47%) VPLS
13 22 (19.47%) NetScaler
14 20 (17.70%) Cisco IOS
14 20 (17.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 68 (60.18%) Finance
2 26 (23.01%) Advertising
3 9 (7.96%) Law
3 9 (7.96%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.77%) Marketing
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Front Office
5 1 (0.88%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.88%) Bulgarian Language
5 1 (0.88%) French Language
5 1 (0.88%) Lithuanian Language
5 1 (0.88%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.88%) Romanian Language
5 1 (0.88%) Russian Language
5 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (44.25%) Network Engineer
2 19 (16.81%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (15.04%) Consultant
3 17 (15.04%) Network Consultant
4 15 (13.27%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.85%) Network Support
5 10 (8.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (8.85%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (6.19%) Security Specialist
6 7 (6.19%) Architect
6 7 (6.19%) VoIP Specialist
7 6 (5.31%) Network Architect
7 6 (5.31%) Senior Support Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Senior Network Support
7 6 (5.31%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Design Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) XMPP
2 2 (1.77%) SAML
3 1 (0.88%) LAMP
3 1 (0.88%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (7.08%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.42%) CMDB
5 4 (3.54%) Replication
6 3 (2.65%) Clustering
6 3 (2.65%) AVVID
6 3 (2.65%) Derivative
6 3 (2.65%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.77%) Statistics
7 2 (1.77%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.88%) SecurID
8 1 (0.88%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.09%) Windows
2 23 (20.35%) Linux
3 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.54%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.77%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.77%) UNIX
7 2 (1.77%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.94%) Load Balancing
2 35 (30.97%) ITIL
3 26 (23.01%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (19.47%) Project Management
5 16 (14.16%) Network Management
6 12 (10.62%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (8.85%) Migration
8 8 (7.08%) Network Architecture
8 8 (7.08%) Change Management
8 8 (7.08%) Information Security
9 5 (4.42%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (4.42%) Network Design
9 5 (4.42%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.42%) Change Control
9 5 (4.42%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (3.54%) Low Latency
10 4 (3.54%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (2.65%) Business Continuity
11 3 (2.65%) Service Delivery
12 2 (1.77%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.96%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.42%) Perl
2 5 (4.42%) SQL
3 3 (2.65%) Python
4 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (52.21%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (33.63%) CCNP
3 37 (32.74%) CCNA
4 20 (17.70%) Degree
5 15 (13.27%) CCIE
6 14 (12.39%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (5.31%) CISSP
7 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (4.42%) MCSE
9 3 (2.65%) CCSA
9 3 (2.65%) CCSE
9 3 (2.65%) MCITP
10 2 (1.77%) RHCE
11 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.88%) VCP4
11 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.88%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (10.62%) PCI DSS
3 7 (6.19%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (11.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.42%) vSphere
4 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.77%) Firmware
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.88%) XenApp
6 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (19.47%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (14.16%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (12.39%) CiscoWorks
3 14 (12.39%) SolarWinds Orion
4 13 (11.50%) OPNET
5 12 (10.62%) SCOM
6 8 (7.08%) Cisco LMS
7 5 (4.42%) Nagios
8 4 (3.54%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (3.54%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (3.54%) OpenView
9 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.77%) Ansible
9 2 (1.77%) Puppet
9 2 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.77%) Cacti
9 2 (1.77%) SCCM
10 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 92 (81.42%) Cisco
2 34 (30.09%) VMware
3 33 (29.20%) CheckPoint
4 32 (28.32%) Citrix
5 31 (27.43%) HP
6 19 (16.81%) Riverbed
7 15 (13.27%) F5
8 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
9 12 (10.62%) Blue Coat
10 8 (7.08%) Aruba
10 8 (7.08%) Juniper
11 6 (5.31%) Nimsoft
11 6 (5.31%) IronPort
11 6 (5.31%) McAfee
12 5 (4.42%) Infoblox
13 4 (3.54%) Veeam
13 4 (3.54%) BT
14 3 (2.65%) Fortinet
15 2 (1.77%) MobileIron
15 2 (1.77%) Splunk
City of London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £82000 per annum + £6,500 Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sage Pay
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago