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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 502 594 612
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +18
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 480 347 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.62% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 396 288 253
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
52124 55778 53705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.96% 46.67% 48.52%
Number of salaries quoted 41746 44731 43743
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +106 449 £45,500 +1.11% 44
London +109 235 £50,000 - 18
South East +18 95 £45,000 +2.85% 10
East of England +50 49 £45,000 +12.50% 2
City of London +32 47 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Surrey +24 45 £46,500 +20.77% 2
Essex +27 26 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Yorkshire +18 21 £35,500 -11.25% 2
Berkshire +5 21 £60,000 +84.61% 5
Scotland +31 17 £52,500 +39.07% 1
South West -8 17 £34,000 -13.15% 5
North West +19 16 £50,000 +15.60% 4
East Midlands +8 15 £42,275 +15.82% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 15 £45,000 +5.88%
Brentwood +3 15 - -
Reading -3 14 £62,500 - 3
North Yorkshire - 14 £35,250 -
Bedfordshire +29 12 £45,000 +5.88%
West Sussex +20 11 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Crawley +14 11 £42,500 +57.40%
Reigate +5 11 £55,000 +107.54% 1
Hertfordshire -1 11 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Wales -11 11 £40,000 -5.88%
South Wales -15 11 £40,000 -5.88%
Bedford +42 10 £45,000 -5.26%
Milton Keynes -1 10 £45,000 +5.88%
West Midlands -16 10 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 10 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 10 £45,000 -
Manchester +1 9 £50,000 +7.52% 2

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 611 (64.38%) Cisco
2 428 (45.10%) Windows
3 414 (43.62%) Firewall
4 341 (35.93%) VMware
5 328 (34.56%) Cisco Certification
6 319 (33.61%) WAN
7 289 (30.45%) LAN
8 267 (28.13%) HP
9 252 (26.55%) VPN
10 251 (26.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 249 (26.24%) Microsoft
12 233 (24.55%) Cisco ASA
13 230 (24.24%) Active Directory
14 226 (23.81%) Linux
14 226 (23.81%) Finance
15 221 (23.29%) CheckPoint
16 220 (23.18%) Wireless
17 215 (22.66%) ITIL
18 203 (21.39%) BGP
19 202 (21.29%) CCNA
20 191 (20.13%) CCNP
21 190 (20.02%) Load Balancing
22 184 (19.39%) F5
23 178 (18.76%) Network Monitoring
24 173 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
25 170 (17.91%) TCP/IP
26 167 (17.60%) SAN
27 166 (17.49%) MPLS
28 164 (17.28%) Cisco Nexus
29 162 (17.07%) DNS

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 128 (13.49%) MS Exchange
2 65 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 37 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (3.90%) Lync
5 27 (2.85%) SharePoint
6 26 (2.74%) IIS
7 25 (2.63%) Apache
8 21 (2.21%) Tomcat
9 20 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (1.05%) Confluence
11 10 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.74%) nginx
14 5 (0.53%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.53%) JBoss
15 4 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.32%) Node.js
16 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 108 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 57 (6.01%) MS Office
3 23 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.84%) AWD
3 6 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.53%) Sage 50
5 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) RMDS
6 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.11%) Office 365
2 18 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.05%) SaaS
5 7 (0.74%) GitHub
5 7 (0.74%) IaaS
5 7 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.53%) Mimecast
6 5 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.42%) Google Drive
8 3 (0.32%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 414 (43.62%) Firewall
2 319 (33.61%) WAN
3 289 (30.45%) LAN
4 252 (26.55%) VPN
5 233 (24.55%) Cisco ASA
6 220 (23.18%) Wireless
7 203 (21.39%) BGP
8 170 (17.91%) TCP/IP
9 167 (17.60%) SAN
10 166 (17.49%) MPLS
11 164 (17.28%) Cisco Nexus
12 162 (17.07%) DNS
13 156 (16.44%) OSPF
14 145 (15.28%) VoIP
15 142 (14.96%) Network Security
16 141 (14.86%) DHCP
17 110 (11.59%) EIGRP
18 104 (10.96%) Internet
19 94 (9.91%) Wireshark
20 82 (8.64%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 62 (6.53%) MySQL
3 12 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (0.84%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.84%) Informix
7 6 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (0.63%) RDBMS
7 6 (0.63%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.63%) Redis
8 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.32%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.11%) Big Data
11 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.26%) JIRA
3 10 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.74%) SpecFlow
5 7 (0.74%) Subversion
5 7 (0.74%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.32%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.11%) Introscope
General
1 226 (23.81%) Finance
2 52 (5.48%) Telecoms
2 52 (5.48%) Advertising
3 51 (5.37%) Law
4 39 (4.11%) Banking
5 29 (3.06%) Legal
6 22 (2.32%) Marketing
7 17 (1.79%) Retail
7 17 (1.79%) Publishing
8 13 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.16%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.95%) Games
10 9 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.74%) Back Office
12 6 (0.63%) Front Office
12 6 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
12 6 (0.63%) Spanish Language
12 6 (0.63%) Welsh Language
12 6 (0.63%) French Language
13 5 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 283 (29.82%) Network Engineer
2 122 (12.86%) Analyst
3 98 (10.33%) Support Engineer
4 67 (7.06%) Senior Network Engineer
5 57 (6.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 53 (5.58%) Network Analyst
7 52 (5.48%) Architect
8 45 (4.74%) Network Support
9 39 (4.11%) Consultant
10 37 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
11 36 (3.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 35 (3.69%) Network Support Engineer
12 35 (3.69%) Systems Engineer
13 30 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
14 29 (3.06%) Administrator
14 29 (3.06%) NOC Engineer
15 28 (2.95%) Network Architect
15 28 (2.95%) Team Leader
16 24 (2.53%) Network Specialist
17 23 (2.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.11%) .NET
2 15 (1.58%) Web Services
3 14 (1.48%) HTML
4 11 (1.16%) XML
5 10 (1.05%) SAML
5 10 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (0.84%) .NET Framework
7 7 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (0.74%) HTML5
7 7 (0.74%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (0.74%) AngularJS
7 7 (0.74%) XMPP
7 7 (0.74%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (0.53%) REST
9 5 (0.53%) SOAP
9 5 (0.53%) LAMP
10 4 (0.42%) COM
11 3 (0.32%) EDI
11 3 (0.32%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (4.95%) Clustering
3 46 (4.85%) Replication
4 44 (4.64%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.95%) Video Conferencing
6 27 (2.85%) Hedge funds
7 24 (2.53%) Statistics
8 21 (2.21%) CMDB
9 19 (2.00%) Computer Science
9 19 (2.00%) Client/Server
9 19 (2.00%) Digital Media
10 11 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.16%) PKI
11 8 (0.84%) Derivative
11 8 (0.84%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.74%) iPad
12 7 (0.74%) AS400
12 7 (0.74%) CESG
13 6 (0.63%) Equities
13 6 (0.63%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 428 (45.10%) Windows
2 226 (23.81%) Linux
3 173 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 122 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (8.22%) UNIX
5 78 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 57 (6.01%) Solaris
7 51 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (4.85%) Windows 7
9 32 (3.37%) Ubuntu
10 18 (1.90%) CentOS
11 14 (1.48%) AIX
12 13 (1.37%) Fedora
13 11 (1.16%) Windows XP
14 10 (1.05%) Windows 2000
14 10 (1.05%) Windows Vista
14 10 (1.05%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.84%) Android
16 7 (0.74%) SUSE
16 7 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (22.66%) ITIL
2 190 (20.02%) Load Balancing
3 178 (18.76%) Network Monitoring
4 102 (10.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 77 (8.11%) Change Management
6 71 (7.48%) Project Management
6 71 (7.48%) Network Management
7 49 (5.16%) Incident Management
8 47 (4.95%) Service Management
8 47 (4.95%) Migration
9 46 (4.85%) Mentoring
10 45 (4.74%) Change Control
10 45 (4.74%) Business Continuity
10 45 (4.74%) Service Delivery
11 41 (4.32%) Information Security
12 39 (4.11%) Kalman Filter
13 34 (3.58%) Network Design
14 33 (3.48%) Network Load Balancing
15 32 (3.37%) Infrastructure Management
16 31 (3.27%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 114 (12.01%) SQL
2 84 (8.85%) PowerShell
3 57 (6.01%) Perl
4 40 (4.21%) Python
5 29 (3.06%) Bash Shell
6 19 (2.00%) C
7 18 (1.90%) Ruby
8 14 (1.48%) Java
9 12 (1.26%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.26%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.05%) PHP
11 9 (0.95%) C#
12 8 (0.84%) Korn
13 6 (0.63%) Bourne shell
14 5 (0.53%) VB
15 3 (0.32%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.32%) VBScript
16 1 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 328 (34.56%) Cisco Certification
2 202 (21.29%) CCNA
3 191 (20.13%) CCNP
4 76 (8.01%) Degree
5 50 (5.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (5.06%) Security Cleared
7 42 (4.43%) MCSE
8 36 (3.79%) CISSP
9 32 (3.37%) CCIE
10 29 (3.06%) DV Cleared
11 28 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (2.63%) SC Cleared
13 21 (2.21%) CCSE
14 18 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 18 (1.90%) CCSA
15 13 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
16 11 (1.16%) CCSP
16 11 (1.16%) MCITP
17 10 (1.05%) CCDP
18 9 (0.95%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (13.80%) SLA
2 46 (4.85%) PCI DSS
3 42 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.16%) QA
5 7 (0.74%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 251 (26.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 230 (24.24%) Active Directory
3 55 (5.80%) Hyper-V
4 54 (5.69%) vSphere
5 49 (5.16%) VMware ESX
6 24 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (2.21%) VMware Server
7 21 (2.21%) DFS Replication
8 16 (1.69%) XenApp
9 15 (1.58%) XenServer
10 13 (1.37%) Terminal Services
11 11 (1.16%) Firmware
11 11 (1.16%) Terminal Server
11 11 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (0.95%) ProxySG
12 9 (0.95%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.53%) NFS
14 4 (0.42%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.42%) Samba
14 4 (0.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 123 (12.96%) Nagios
2 99 (10.43%) SCOM
3 85 (8.96%) SolarWinds Orion
4 81 (8.54%) SCCM
5 69 (7.27%) CiscoWorks
6 55 (5.80%) HP SIM
7 44 (4.64%) OpenView
8 40 (4.21%) Cisco Prime
9 39 (4.11%) WSUS
10 37 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
11 34 (3.58%) Puppet
12 33 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
12 33 (3.48%) Cacti
13 27 (2.85%) OPNET
14 26 (2.74%) Legato
15 23 (2.42%) HP Data Protector
16 20 (2.11%) Cisco UCCX
16 20 (2.11%) Hyperic
17 18 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
18 17 (1.79%) MOM
Vendors
1 611 (64.38%) Cisco
2 341 (35.93%) VMware
3 267 (28.13%) HP
4 249 (26.24%) Microsoft
5 221 (23.29%) CheckPoint
6 184 (19.39%) F5
7 161 (16.97%) Juniper
7 161 (16.97%) Citrix
8 103 (10.85%) Riverbed
9 84 (8.85%) NetApp
10 83 (8.75%) Red Hat
11 61 (6.43%) Dell
12 52 (5.48%) Blue Coat
13 47 (4.95%) McAfee
14 43 (4.53%) EMC
15 41 (4.32%) Symantec
16 39 (4.11%) Oracle
17 35 (3.69%) Fortinet
18 34 (3.58%) Veeam
18 34 (3.58%) Splunk
Central London / West End
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Talent Spa
Salary: Upto £36,400
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 +Bonus +On-Call Allowance +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £DOE + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + on call + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago