The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 483 557 603
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +46
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 465 355 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.73% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 391 301 254
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50619 48789 51798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.81% 47.56% 47.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41690 38717 43254
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SolarWinds
Salary Trend

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in the UK

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in the UK

SolarWinds
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
England +65 425 £45,000 - 53
London +55 221 £47,500 - 21
South East -11 91 £42,500 -5.55% 19
City of London +23 73 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Surrey -2 46 £30,000 -36.84% 7
East of England +10 33 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire -6 26 £52,500 +16.66%
North Yorkshire +26 20 £52,500 +16.66%
Berkshire -6 20 £57,500 +69.11% 1
South West -10 20 £37,500 +56.25% 5
York +23 17 £52,500 +16.66%
Scotland +12 17 £32,250 +2.38% 6
Essex -6 17 £50,000 -0.99% 2
West Midlands -1 16 £37,625 -16.38% 2
Edinburgh +21 15 £32,000 -39.04% 4
Reigate -15 14 £26,500 +15.21% 1
South Wales -9 13 £32,000 -26.85%
Wales -10 13 £32,000 -26.85%
Brentwood -10 12 £50,000 -
East Midlands +12 11 £38,013 +0.03% 1
North West -13 11 £40,000 -10.11% 2
Nottinghamshire +20 10 £31,025 -17.26%
Nottingham +18 10 £31,025 -17.26%
Caterham - 9 £27,500 - 1
Manchester -10 8 £41,750 -7.22%
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 8 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire -24 7 £50,000 - 7
Birmingham - 7 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +6 6 £43,750 +16.66%

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 641 (68.19%) Cisco
2 402 (42.77%) Firewall
3 354 (37.66%) Cisco Certification
4 348 (37.02%) Windows
5 326 (34.68%) VMware
6 290 (30.85%) WAN
7 283 (30.11%) Microsoft
8 259 (27.55%) ITIL
9 256 (27.23%) VPN
10 253 (26.91%) LAN
11 240 (25.53%) Finance
12 230 (24.47%) HP
12 230 (24.47%) Cisco ASA
13 225 (23.94%) CCNP
14 224 (23.83%) Active Directory
14 224 (23.83%) BGP
15 212 (22.55%) CheckPoint
16 204 (21.70%) Wireless
16 204 (21.70%) CCNA
17 202 (21.49%) Network Monitoring
18 200 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
19 190 (20.21%) MPLS
19 190 (20.21%) OSPF
20 186 (19.79%) SAN
21 168 (17.87%) SLA
21 168 (17.87%) MS Exchange
22 165 (17.55%) Juniper
23 161 (17.13%) VoIP
23 161 (17.13%) MS Excel
24 157 (16.70%) Linux

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 168 (17.87%) MS Exchange
2 46 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (3.51%) Lync
4 30 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (2.98%) Apache
6 24 (2.55%) SharePoint
6 24 (2.55%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.91%) IIS
8 17 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (0.96%) JBoss
11 7 (0.74%) nginx
12 6 (0.64%) Jetty
13 5 (0.53%) iPlanet
14 4 (0.43%) Moodle
15 3 (0.32%) Confluence
15 3 (0.32%) Node.js
15 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 161 (17.13%) MS Excel
2 51 (5.43%) MS Office
3 24 (2.55%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.64%) AWD
4 4 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.13%) Office 365
2 16 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.17%) IaaS
4 8 (0.85%) SaaS
4 8 (0.85%) PaaS
5 5 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.43%) GitHub
6 4 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.32%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 402 (42.77%) Firewall
2 290 (30.85%) WAN
3 256 (27.23%) VPN
4 253 (26.91%) LAN
5 230 (24.47%) Cisco ASA
6 224 (23.83%) BGP
7 204 (21.70%) Wireless
8 190 (20.21%) MPLS
8 190 (20.21%) OSPF
9 186 (19.79%) SAN
10 161 (17.13%) VoIP
11 133 (14.15%) DNS
12 131 (13.94%) Cisco Nexus
13 123 (13.09%) Internet
14 117 (12.45%) Network Security
15 112 (11.91%) TCP/IP
16 105 (11.17%) EIGRP
17 89 (9.47%) Ethernet
18 81 (8.62%) DHCP
19 80 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.47%) MySQL
3 14 (1.49%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (0.96%) RDBMS
6 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (0.85%) Informix
7 7 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
7 7 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.64%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.32%) Redis
10 3 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 9 (0.96%) Git (software)
2 9 (0.96%) JIRA
2 9 (0.96%) Subversion
3 5 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.43%) Hudson
5 1 (0.11%) Introscope
5 1 (0.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 240 (25.53%) Finance
2 56 (5.96%) Telecoms
3 43 (4.57%) Advertising
4 31 (3.30%) Banking
5 29 (3.09%) Law
6 28 (2.98%) Legal
7 26 (2.77%) Retail
8 20 (2.13%) Marketing
9 14 (1.49%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.38%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.06%) Games
12 9 (0.96%) Publishing
13 8 (0.85%) Local Government
14 7 (0.74%) Billing
15 6 (0.64%) Welsh Language
16 5 (0.53%) Back Office
16 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.21%) Electronics
18 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 315 (33.51%) Network Engineer
2 118 (12.55%) Analyst
3 111 (11.81%) Support Engineer
4 73 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 60 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 60 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
6 45 (4.79%) Network Support
7 44 (4.68%) Network Analyst
8 39 (4.15%) NOC Engineer
8 39 (4.15%) Administrator
9 38 (4.04%) Consultant
10 36 (3.83%) Network Support Engineer
11 35 (3.72%) Systems Administrator
11 35 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 32 (3.40%) Infrastructure Technician
13 31 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
13 31 (3.30%) Operations Engineer
14 25 (2.66%) Network Specialist
14 25 (2.66%) Security Engineer
15 24 (2.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.17%) HTML
1 11 (1.17%) Web Services
1 11 (1.17%) LAMP
2 10 (1.06%) X-Windows
3 9 (0.96%) SAML
3 9 (0.96%) .NET
4 7 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (0.74%) XML
5 6 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.53%) REST
6 5 (0.53%) Middleware
6 5 (0.53%) SOAP
7 4 (0.43%) Memcached
8 3 (0.32%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.21%) JSON
9 2 (0.21%) WCF
9 2 (0.21%) COM
9 2 (0.21%) EDI
9 2 (0.21%) WSH
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 53 (5.64%) Video Conferencing
2 36 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.83%) Management Information System
3 34 (3.62%) Clustering
4 26 (2.77%) Statistics
5 23 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.23%) Replication
7 14 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.49%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.28%) PKI
8 12 (1.28%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.06%) AVVID
10 9 (0.96%) EqualLogic
11 7 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (0.74%) Hedge funds
11 7 (0.74%) IBM XIV
11 7 (0.74%) Derivative
12 6 (0.64%) CLARiiON
12 6 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (0.64%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 348 (37.02%) Windows
2 157 (16.70%) Linux
3 143 (15.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 100 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (7.34%) UNIX
6 64 (6.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 52 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (3.09%) Solaris
8 29 (3.09%) Windows 7
9 21 (2.23%) Ubuntu
9 21 (2.23%) Windows 8
10 15 (1.60%) AIX
10 15 (1.60%) CentOS
11 13 (1.38%) Windows 2000
12 9 (0.96%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.96%) SUSE
13 8 (0.85%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.64%) Debian
14 6 (0.64%) Fedora
15 5 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (27.55%) ITIL
2 202 (21.49%) Network Monitoring
3 133 (14.15%) Load Balancing
4 118 (12.55%) Network Management
5 89 (9.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 79 (8.40%) Change Management
7 66 (7.02%) Kalman Filter
7 66 (7.02%) Project Management
8 59 (6.28%) Mentoring
9 55 (5.85%) Service Management
10 50 (5.32%) Service Delivery
10 50 (5.32%) Change Control
11 44 (4.68%) Migration
12 42 (4.47%) Line Management
13 39 (4.15%) Business Continuity
13 39 (4.15%) PRINCE2
14 35 (3.72%) Information Security
15 34 (3.62%) CRM
16 31 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
17 30 (3.19%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 143 (15.21%) SQL
2 47 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 39 (4.15%) Perl
4 32 (3.40%) Python
5 28 (2.98%) C
6 20 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 16 (1.70%) Shell Script
8 15 (1.60%) Ruby
9 12 (1.28%) Java
10 11 (1.17%) PHP
11 5 (0.53%) VB
11 5 (0.53%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.32%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.21%) C#
13 2 (0.21%) R
14 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 354 (37.66%) Cisco Certification
2 225 (23.94%) CCNP
3 204 (21.70%) CCNA
4 80 (8.51%) Degree
5 58 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (4.47%) MCSE
7 41 (4.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 36 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
9 32 (3.40%) Security Cleared
10 31 (3.30%) CISSP
10 31 (3.30%) CCIE
11 26 (2.77%) CCSP
12 22 (2.34%) Network+ Certification
12 22 (2.34%) CCSA
13 20 (2.13%) CCSE
14 19 (2.02%) MCITP
15 18 (1.91%) VCP5
16 17 (1.81%) Check Point Certification
16 17 (1.81%) SC Cleared
17 16 (1.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (17.87%) SLA
2 46 (4.89%) PCI DSS
3 33 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 224 (23.83%) Active Directory
2 200 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (9.89%) Hyper-V
4 57 (6.06%) vSphere
5 44 (4.68%) XenApp
6 34 (3.62%) VMware ESX
7 18 (1.91%) Firmware
8 15 (1.60%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.49%) XenServer
10 13 (1.38%) ISA Server
11 12 (1.28%) Terminal Services
11 12 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
12 11 (1.17%) UAG
12 11 (1.17%) Terminal Server
13 8 (0.85%) Xen
13 8 (0.85%) VMware Server
14 7 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 7 (0.74%) Varnish
15 5 (0.53%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 129 (13.72%) SCOM
2 104 (11.06%) Nagios
3 85 (9.04%) SolarWinds Orion
4 68 (7.23%) CiscoWorks
5 67 (7.13%) SCCM
6 65 (6.91%) Cisco CUCM
7 43 (4.57%) Cacti
8 40 (4.26%) Cisco Prime
9 39 (4.15%) Cisco UCCX
10 37 (3.94%) HP SIM
11 35 (3.72%) OpenView
12 32 (3.40%) Puppet
13 31 (3.30%) WSUS
14 29 (3.09%) NetBackup
15 24 (2.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 23 (2.45%) Cisco UCCE
17 19 (2.02%) Cisco IPCC
18 17 (1.81%) OPNET
18 17 (1.81%) ZABBIX
19 16 (1.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 641 (68.19%) Cisco
2 326 (34.68%) VMware
3 283 (30.11%) Microsoft
4 230 (24.47%) HP
5 212 (22.55%) CheckPoint
6 165 (17.55%) Juniper
7 141 (15.00%) F5
8 126 (13.40%) Citrix
9 81 (8.62%) Riverbed
10 68 (7.23%) Red Hat
11 48 (5.11%) EMC
11 48 (5.11%) Blue Coat
12 45 (4.79%) Dell
13 43 (4.57%) NetApp
14 39 (4.15%) BMC
15 35 (3.72%) Sophos
16 34 (3.62%) Symantec
17 31 (3.30%) Avaya
18 29 (3.09%) IBM
19 27 (2.87%) ServiceNow
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10% of B
Posted: 22 hours ago
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Overtime + Oncall Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + £5K Bonus, on-call & Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eximius Group Limited
Salary: bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + y
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £20,000 to £55,000 per annum + attractive package (15% pension, m
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IPS
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago