The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 485 467 488
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 147 176 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.81% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 137 154 120
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,639
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £32,800 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.96%
SolarWinds
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
19818 21600 20515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 44.59% 46.01% 45.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16768 17792 17162
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in London

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in London

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in London

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in London

SolarWinds
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 30 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Mitcham - 4 £50,000 -
Lewisham - 2 £32,500 -
Paddington - 2 £40,000 -
Bromley +20 1 - -
Croydon -7 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 184 (58.41%) Windows
2 147 (46.67%) Cisco
3 137 (43.49%) VMware
4 118 (37.46%) HP
5 114 (36.19%) Firewall
6 107 (33.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 104 (33.02%) Active Directory
7 104 (33.02%) Cisco Certification
8 100 (31.75%) WAN
9 98 (31.11%) Linux
10 93 (29.52%) LAN
11 89 (28.25%) TCP/IP
11 89 (28.25%) Finance
12 86 (27.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 84 (26.67%) SAN
14 74 (23.49%) Citrix
15 73 (23.17%) ITIL
16 71 (22.54%) DNS
17 69 (21.90%) VPN
18 66 (20.95%) Juniper
19 65 (20.63%) NetApp
20 63 (20.00%) DHCP
21 62 (19.68%) BGP
21 62 (19.68%) Load Balancing
22 61 (19.37%) CCNA
22 61 (19.37%) CCNP
23 59 (18.73%) CheckPoint
24 57 (18.10%) MS Exchange
24 57 (18.10%) Cisco ASA
25 56 (17.78%) F5

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 57 (18.10%) MS Exchange
2 50 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 28 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (5.08%) Lync
6 13 (4.13%) IIS
7 12 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (3.49%) SharePoint
9 9 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (0.95%) Apache
11 3 (0.95%) nginx
11 3 (0.95%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.95%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.63%) WorkSite
Applications
1 28 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.44%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.49%) GitHub
2 7 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.90%) Office 365
4 4 (1.27%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 114 (36.19%) Firewall
2 100 (31.75%) WAN
3 93 (29.52%) LAN
4 89 (28.25%) TCP/IP
5 84 (26.67%) SAN
6 71 (22.54%) DNS
7 69 (21.90%) VPN
8 63 (20.00%) DHCP
9 62 (19.68%) BGP
10 57 (18.10%) Cisco ASA
11 54 (17.14%) VLAN
12 50 (15.87%) VoIP
13 49 (15.56%) MPLS
14 47 (14.92%) OSPF
14 47 (14.92%) Wireless
15 44 (13.97%) Cisco Nexus
16 42 (13.33%) Network Security
17 37 (11.75%) Wireshark
18 34 (10.79%) NAS
19 29 (9.21%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.65%) MySQL
2 42 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.95%) Redis
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.32%) Sybase ASA
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (1.27%) LoadRunner
2 4 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.27%) eggPlant
3 3 (0.95%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.63%) JIRA
5 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.32%) MSI
5 1 (0.32%) GCC
General
1 89 (28.25%) Finance
2 38 (12.06%) Banking
3 34 (10.79%) Law
3 34 (10.79%) Legal
4 21 (6.67%) Retail
5 12 (3.81%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.90%) Advertising
8 5 (1.59%) Front Office
9 3 (0.95%) Publishing
9 3 (0.95%) Games
10 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.63%) French Language
10 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.32%) Marketing
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 89 (28.25%) Network Engineer
2 59 (18.73%) Analyst
3 31 (9.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 25 (7.94%) Server Analyst
5 21 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 21 (6.67%) Architect
6 19 (6.03%) Systems Engineer
7 18 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (5.40%) Senior Network Engineer
9 16 (5.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 15 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
10 15 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
10 15 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (4.44%) Network Analyst
11 14 (4.44%) Operations Engineer
12 13 (4.13%) Designer
12 13 (4.13%) Platform Engineer
12 13 (4.13%) Infrastructure Designer
12 13 (4.13%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (3.81%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.44%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (1.90%) SAP Basis
3 5 (1.59%) SOAP
3 5 (1.59%) WCF
3 5 (1.59%) REST
4 4 (1.27%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.27%) Web Services
5 3 (0.95%) MSMQ
5 3 (0.95%) .NET
5 3 (0.95%) Memcached
5 3 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (0.95%) AppFabric
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.32%) COM
6 1 (0.32%) XMPP
6 1 (0.32%) Middleware
6 1 (0.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.38%) Data Centre
2 32 (10.16%) Clustering
3 26 (8.25%) Replication
4 23 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (6.67%) Hedge funds
6 12 (3.81%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.90%) Statistics
8 5 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.27%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.95%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.95%) Equities
10 3 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.95%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.63%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.63%) SecurID
11 2 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 184 (58.41%) Windows
2 98 (31.11%) Linux
3 86 (27.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (11.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (9.21%) UNIX
7 11 (3.49%) Ubuntu
8 10 (3.17%) Windows Vista
8 10 (3.17%) Solaris
9 9 (2.86%) Fedora
10 6 (1.90%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.59%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.27%) CentOS
12 4 (1.27%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.27%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.63%) Debian
14 1 (0.32%) AIX
14 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.17%) ITIL
2 62 (19.68%) Load Balancing
3 33 (10.48%) DevOps
4 28 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 27 (8.57%) Project Management
6 26 (8.25%) Incident Management
6 26 (8.25%) Infrastructure Management
6 26 (8.25%) Network Monitoring
7 22 (6.98%) Business Continuity
8 21 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 21 (6.67%) Change Control
8 21 (6.67%) High Availability
8 21 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
9 20 (6.35%) Network Management
9 20 (6.35%) WAN Optimisation
10 19 (6.03%) Change Management
11 18 (5.71%) Network Design
12 17 (5.40%) Problem Management
13 16 (5.08%) Electronic Trading
13 16 (5.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.70%) SQL
1 40 (12.70%) PowerShell
2 36 (11.43%) Bash Shell
3 27 (8.57%) Python
4 26 (8.25%) Perl
5 18 (5.71%) C
6 14 (4.44%) Ruby
7 13 (4.13%) Java
8 12 (3.81%) Korn
9 5 (1.59%) Bourne shell
9 5 (1.59%) PHP
10 3 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.63%) VBScript
12 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 104 (33.02%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (19.37%) CCNP
2 61 (19.37%) CCNA
3 27 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 24 (7.62%) CCIE
5 21 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 20 (6.35%) Degree
6 20 (6.35%) MCSE
6 20 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.90%) MCITP
7 6 (1.90%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.27%) CCVP
8 4 (1.27%) CCSP
9 3 (0.95%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.95%) CCSA
10 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.63%) CITP
10 2 (0.63%) MCSA
10 2 (0.63%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 107 (33.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (33.02%) Active Directory
3 27 (8.57%) DFS Replication
4 26 (8.25%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (7.94%) VMware Server
6 9 (2.86%) XenApp
7 8 (2.54%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.90%) Firmware
8 6 (1.90%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.59%) vSphere
10 3 (0.95%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.63%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (13.33%) Nagios
2 37 (11.75%) Puppet
3 36 (11.43%) SolarWinds Orion
4 35 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (7.94%) SCOM
6 21 (6.67%) Hyperic
7 19 (6.03%) SCCM
8 18 (5.71%) CiscoWorks
9 16 (5.08%) HP SIM
10 15 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
11 14 (4.44%) CFEngine
12 11 (3.49%) WSUS
13 10 (3.17%) MOM
14 8 (2.54%) Backup Exec
15 7 (2.22%) Legato
15 7 (2.22%) OpenView
15 7 (2.22%) ITRS Geneos
16 5 (1.59%) HAProxy
16 5 (1.59%) Netcool
16 5 (1.59%) Cacti
Vendors
1 147 (46.67%) Cisco
2 137 (43.49%) VMware
3 118 (37.46%) HP
4 74 (23.49%) Citrix
5 66 (20.95%) Juniper
6 65 (20.63%) NetApp
7 59 (18.73%) CheckPoint
8 56 (17.78%) F5
9 53 (16.83%) Riverbed
10 46 (14.60%) Microsoft
11 40 (12.70%) Red Hat
12 30 (9.52%) Symantec
13 28 (8.89%) Oracle
13 28 (8.89%) Splunk
14 24 (7.62%) Mitel
15 21 (6.67%) SonicWALL
16 17 (5.40%) Avaya
17 16 (5.08%) Fortinet
18 15 (4.76%) ProCurve
18 15 (4.76%) WatchGuard
London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
THE RACING POST
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 37.5 Hour week
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 80000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
DTI Global
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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London
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
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