The table below looks at the statistics for SolarWinds Orion skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds Orion over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 855 813 803
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -10
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 47 63 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.059% 0.085%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.63% 0.97% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 39 46 91
Average salary £40,000 £41,750 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% -11.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,633 £34,375 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £51,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7510 6475 6505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.56% 6.07% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5943 5225 5270
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SolarWinds Orion
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SolarWinds Orion Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SolarWinds Orion
Salary Trend

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

SolarWinds Orion Salary Trend in the UK

SolarWinds Orion
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

SolarWinds Orion Salary Histogram in the UK

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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
England -35 47 £40,000 -4.19% 4
South East -13 16 £37,500 +7.14% 2
East of England - 16 £40,000 -
Surrey -3 10 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Suffolk - 8 £40,000 -
Ipswich - 8 £40,000 -
London -43 6 £45,000 +5.26% 1
Kent - 5 £50,000 -
Essex - 4 £37,750 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £41,250 -
Leatherhead - 4 £37,500 -
Leeds -30 3 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Reigate -32 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Yorkshire -35 3 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Yorkshire -36 3 £55,000 +46.66% 1
North West - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £40,000 -
Cumbria - 3 - -
Warwickshire +10 2 £43,750 +25.00%
City of London -1 2 £38,750 -12.92% 1
West Midlands -17 2 £43,750 +2.94%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £50,000 -
Harlow - 2 £40,500 -
Hayes - 2 £51,500 -
South West -36 1 £60,000 +37.14%
Wiltshire - 1 £60,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £33,163 -
Crawley - 1 £47,500 -

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 95 (88.79%) SolarWinds
2 84 (78.50%) Cisco
3 57 (53.27%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (51.40%) WAN
5 53 (49.53%) Windows
6 47 (43.93%) Firewall
7 42 (39.25%) VMware
8 41 (38.32%) HP
9 40 (37.38%) CCNP
10 37 (34.58%) LAN
10 37 (34.58%) BGP
11 36 (33.64%) MPLS
12 34 (31.78%) ITIL
13 33 (30.84%) Citrix
14 32 (29.91%) CCNA
15 31 (28.97%) VPN
15 31 (28.97%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (28.04%) Cacti
17 29 (27.10%) Security Cleared
18 28 (26.17%) OpenView
19 27 (25.23%) OSPF
20 26 (24.30%) Microsoft
20 26 (24.30%) Riverbed
21 25 (23.36%) F5
22 24 (22.43%) Linux
22 24 (22.43%) MS Exchange
22 24 (22.43%) Internet
22 24 (22.43%) Nagios
22 24 (22.43%) Juniper
23 23 (21.50%) Active Directory

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 24 (22.43%) MS Exchange
2 22 (20.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (8.41%) Lync
4 8 (7.48%) Apache
4 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.54%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.80%) SAS
8 3 (2.80%) IIS
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.21%) MS Office
3 11 (10.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 55 (51.40%) WAN
2 47 (43.93%) Firewall
3 37 (34.58%) BGP
3 37 (34.58%) LAN
4 36 (33.64%) MPLS
5 31 (28.97%) VPN
6 27 (25.23%) OSPF
7 24 (22.43%) Internet
8 23 (21.50%) VoIP
9 21 (19.63%) TACACS
9 21 (19.63%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (18.69%) Network Security
11 18 (16.82%) Wireshark
11 18 (16.82%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (14.02%) VLAN
12 15 (14.02%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (14.02%) SAN
13 14 (13.08%) EIGRP
13 14 (13.08%) IPsec
13 14 (13.08%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) Informix
1 7 (6.54%) RDBMS
1 7 (6.54%) MySQL
1 7 (6.54%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Subversion
1 7 (6.54%) JIRA
1 7 (6.54%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.54%) Hudson
1 7 (6.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (10.28%) Games
2 8 (7.48%) Finance
3 6 (5.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.87%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (29.91%) Network Engineer
2 14 (13.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (11.21%) Consultant
4 9 (8.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) Security Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (6.54%) Engineering Manager
6 7 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (6.54%) Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
7 6 (5.61%) Performance Consultant
7 6 (5.61%) Applications Consultant
7 6 (5.61%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Network Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Senior Performance Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Capacity Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Capacity Planning Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.28%) HTML
2 7 (6.54%) Middleware
2 7 (6.54%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (3.74%) COM
4 2 (1.87%) WSH
5 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.48%) Blackberry
3 7 (6.54%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (6.54%) IBM XIV
4 6 (5.61%) User Experience
5 5 (4.67%) Handset
5 5 (4.67%) Clustering
6 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.87%) CESG
9 1 (0.93%) PKI
9 1 (0.93%) Firmware
9 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.93%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 53 (49.53%) Windows
2 24 (22.43%) Linux
3 20 (18.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.54%) Solaris
6 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.87%) UNIX
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) ITIL
2 23 (21.50%) Capacity Planning
3 19 (17.76%) Network Monitoring
4 16 (14.95%) Capacity Management
5 15 (14.02%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (13.08%) Service Delivery
6 14 (13.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (12.15%) Performance Management
8 12 (11.21%) Project Management
8 12 (11.21%) Line Management
9 11 (10.28%) Service Management
9 11 (10.28%) Data Analysis
9 11 (10.28%) Project Planning
10 9 (8.41%) WAN Optimisation
11 8 (7.48%) Network Management
12 7 (6.54%) Network Architecture
12 7 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.54%) Load Balancing
12 7 (6.54%) Statistical Analysis
12 7 (6.54%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.56%) SQL
2 18 (16.82%) Perl
3 15 (14.02%) PowerShell
4 11 (10.28%) Java
4 11 (10.28%) VB
4 11 (10.28%) Python
5 7 (6.54%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.54%) PHP
5 7 (6.54%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.80%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (53.27%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (37.38%) CCNP
3 32 (29.91%) CCNA
4 29 (27.10%) Security Cleared
5 22 (20.56%) Degree
6 17 (15.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (13.08%) SC Cleared
8 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (11.21%) MCSE
10 11 (10.28%) CCIE
10 11 (10.28%) CISSP
11 8 (7.48%) CCSP
12 7 (6.54%) CCDE
12 7 (6.54%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (3.74%) JNCIA
13 4 (3.74%) CCSA
13 4 (3.74%) CCSE
14 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (1.87%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.15%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (28.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (21.50%) Active Directory
3 19 (17.76%) vSphere
4 11 (10.28%) Terminal Services
4 11 (10.28%) XenApp
5 8 (7.48%) XenDesktop
6 7 (6.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.80%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (28.04%) Cacti
2 28 (26.17%) OpenView
3 24 (22.43%) Nagios
4 11 (10.28%) OPNET
4 11 (10.28%) CA Spectrum
5 10 (9.35%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (6.54%) Opsview
6 7 (6.54%) NetBackup
6 7 (6.54%) CiscoWorks
6 7 (6.54%) Puppet
7 5 (4.67%) Foglight
8 4 (3.74%) Backup Exec
8 4 (3.74%) SCOM
9 3 (2.80%) SCCM
10 2 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.87%) WSUS
10 2 (1.87%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.93%) WMI
11 1 (0.93%) OVPM
11 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 95 (88.79%) SolarWinds
2 84 (78.50%) Cisco
3 42 (39.25%) VMware
4 41 (38.32%) HP
5 33 (30.84%) Citrix
6 26 (24.30%) Microsoft
6 26 (24.30%) Riverbed
7 25 (23.36%) F5
8 24 (22.43%) Juniper
9 21 (19.63%) CheckPoint
10 13 (12.15%) Aruba
11 11 (10.28%) CA
12 10 (9.35%) NetApp
12 10 (9.35%) Splunk
13 9 (8.41%) Mitel
13 9 (8.41%) Compuware
14 8 (7.48%) BMC
14 8 (7.48%) Symantec
14 8 (7.48%) NetScout
15 7 (6.54%) Veritas
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