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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 554 605 617
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +12
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 380 269 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.52% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 305 231 268
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -11.76%

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
55396 51391 57056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.29% 47.92% 48.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43945 42081 47956
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 August 2014 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 21 August 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
(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 +74 374 £42,750 -1.72% 42
London +22 165 £50,000 +5.26% 13
South East +25 95 £35,000 - 9
Surrey +25 60 £35,000 +2.94% 1
City of London +3 47 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East of England 0 40 £36,250 -19.44% 7
West Yorkshire -15 31 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Leeds -25 31 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Yorkshire -36 31 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Hertfordshire +4 19 £38,000 -3.79% 3
North West -10 19 £26,500 -24.28% 1
Croydon +4 15 £32,500 -33.33% 1
South West -25 13 £55,000 +18.91% 4
Berkshire +7 12 £55,000 -26.66%
Hampshire -4 12 £48,750 +39.28% 3
Reigate -20 11 £24,500 -27.40% 1
Guildford +19 10 £32,500 -40.90%
Cumbria +12 10 - -
West Midlands -2 10 £32,604 -5.11% 1
Suffolk - 10 £40,000 - 2
Basingstoke - 10 £42,500 - 1
Essex -10 9 £33,163 -26.30%
Epsom - 9 £62,500 -
Birmingham +10 8 £32,604 -
Manchester +2 8 £26,750 -27.21% 1
Maidenhead -8 8 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £30,500 - 1
Ipswich - 8 £40,000 - 1
Watford -3 7 £52,000 +30.00% 1
Kent -4 7 £46,250 +23.33% 1

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 404 (54.89%) Cisco
2 337 (45.79%) Windows
3 262 (35.60%) Firewall
4 255 (34.65%) WAN
5 249 (33.83%) VMware
6 241 (32.74%) Cisco Certification
7 230 (31.25%) HP
8 227 (30.84%) ITIL
9 214 (29.08%) LAN
10 208 (28.26%) Active Directory
11 199 (27.04%) Microsoft
12 169 (22.96%) SQL
12 169 (22.96%) VPN
13 167 (22.69%) CheckPoint
14 164 (22.28%) CCNP
15 158 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
16 147 (19.97%) MS Excel
16 147 (19.97%) Juniper
17 145 (19.70%) MPLS
18 141 (19.16%) MS Exchange
19 140 (19.02%) DNS
19 140 (19.02%) VMware Infrastructure
20 138 (18.75%) SAN
20 138 (18.75%) F5
21 135 (18.34%) VoIP
22 133 (18.07%) Cisco ASA
23 129 (17.53%) Citrix
24 120 (16.30%) Finance
25 115 (15.63%) BGP
25 115 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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
1 141 (19.16%) MS Exchange
2 75 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (5.71%) IIS
3 42 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 39 (5.30%) Lync
5 35 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (2.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 20 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (2.45%) Apache
9 15 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (1.22%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.82%) Moodle
13 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.41%) SAS
13 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.14%) Jetty
15 1 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 147 (19.97%) MS Excel
2 59 (8.02%) MS Office
3 24 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.22%) RMDS
2 7 (0.95%) AWD
3 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.27%) Summit
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.36%) Office 365
3 8 (1.09%) SaaS
4 7 (0.95%) IaaS
5 6 (0.82%) IBM SmartCloud
5 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.41%) PaaS
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.14%) GitHub
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 262 (35.60%) Firewall
2 255 (34.65%) WAN
3 214 (29.08%) LAN
4 169 (22.96%) VPN
5 145 (19.70%) MPLS
6 140 (19.02%) DNS
7 138 (18.75%) SAN
8 135 (18.34%) VoIP
9 133 (18.07%) Cisco ASA
10 115 (15.63%) BGP
11 110 (14.95%) DHCP
12 104 (14.13%) Wireless
13 97 (13.18%) TCP/IP
13 97 (13.18%) OSPF
14 81 (11.01%) Internet
15 78 (10.60%) Network Security
16 62 (8.42%) EIGRP
17 61 (8.29%) Cisco Nexus
18 51 (6.93%) HSRP
18 51 (6.93%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.39%) MySQL
3 14 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.09%) Big Data
4 8 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.82%) Informix
6 6 (0.82%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.68%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.54%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.27%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.54%) Subversion
1 4 (0.54%) JIRA
1 4 (0.54%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (0.54%) Hudson
1 4 (0.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 120 (16.30%) Finance
2 48 (6.52%) Law
3 45 (6.11%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.67%) Legal
5 18 (2.45%) Advertising
6 15 (2.04%) Games
7 13 (1.77%) Retail
7 13 (1.77%) Back Office
8 11 (1.49%) Banking
9 6 (0.82%) Marketing
10 5 (0.68%) Japanese Language
10 5 (0.68%) Billing
10 5 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.27%) Local Government
11 2 (0.27%) Electronics
11 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Front Office
12 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 187 (25.41%) Network Engineer
2 112 (15.22%) Analyst
3 110 (14.95%) Support Engineer
4 71 (9.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 63 (8.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 58 (7.88%) Security Engineer
7 43 (5.84%) 3rd Line Support
8 42 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
9 38 (5.16%) Network Analyst
10 33 (4.48%) Architect
11 31 (4.21%) Consultant
12 30 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 29 (3.94%) Operations Engineer
13 29 (3.94%) Senior Security Engineer
13 29 (3.94%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 26 (3.53%) Support Analyst
14 26 (3.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 25 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
16 24 (3.26%) Administrator
16 24 (3.26%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.13%) HTML
2 17 (2.31%) Web Services
3 14 (1.90%) COM
3 14 (1.90%) LAMP
4 12 (1.63%) XML
5 9 (1.22%) Rendezvous
6 8 (1.09%) .NET
7 6 (0.82%) Middleware
8 5 (0.68%) Memcached
9 4 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (0.54%) REST
9 4 (0.54%) SOAP
9 4 (0.54%) WCF
10 2 (0.27%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.27%) ServiceStack
10 2 (0.27%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.27%) WSH
11 1 (0.14%) DCOM
11 1 (0.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
2 37 (5.03%) Computer Science
2 37 (5.03%) Clustering
3 33 (4.48%) Replication
4 31 (4.21%) Statistics
5 16 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.90%) CESG
7 13 (1.77%) SecurID
8 12 (1.63%) PKI
9 11 (1.49%) CLARiiON
10 9 (1.22%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.22%) Firmware
11 8 (1.09%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.09%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.95%) iSeries
12 7 (0.95%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.95%) AS400
12 7 (0.95%) Handset
12 7 (0.95%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 337 (45.79%) Windows
2 158 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 115 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 104 (14.13%) Linux
5 74 (10.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (6.39%) UNIX
7 35 (4.76%) Windows 7
8 34 (4.62%) Solaris
9 25 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (1.77%) Windows 2000
11 10 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (1.09%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.09%) AIX
13 7 (0.95%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.82%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.68%) Android
15 5 (0.68%) SUSE
16 4 (0.54%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.27%) HPUX
17 2 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (30.84%) ITIL
2 114 (15.49%) Network Monitoring
3 91 (12.36%) Network Management
4 67 (9.10%) Load Balancing
5 64 (8.70%) Change Management
6 50 (6.79%) Problem Management
7 48 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 43 (5.84%) Service Management
9 35 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 33 (4.48%) Business Continuity
10 33 (4.48%) Incident Management
10 33 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
11 32 (4.35%) Network Design
12 31 (4.21%) Kalman Filter
13 30 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
14 29 (3.94%) WAN Optimisation
15 27 (3.67%) Capacity Management
16 25 (3.40%) Performance Tuning
16 25 (3.40%) Root Cause Analysis
16 25 (3.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (22.96%) SQL
2 43 (5.84%) PowerShell
3 31 (4.21%) Perl
4 25 (3.40%) C
5 20 (2.72%) Python
6 15 (2.04%) Java
7 14 (1.90%) PHP
7 14 (1.90%) VB
8 11 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.68%) Ruby
10 5 (0.68%) VBScript
11 3 (0.41%) C#
12 2 (0.27%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.27%) JCL
12 2 (0.27%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 241 (32.74%) Cisco Certification
2 164 (22.28%) CCNP
3 106 (14.40%) CCNA
4 87 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 80 (10.87%) Degree
6 79 (10.73%) Security Cleared
7 65 (8.83%) MCSE
8 47 (6.39%) SC Cleared
9 30 (4.08%) MCSA
10 26 (3.53%) CCIE
10 26 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 25 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (2.45%) CCIP
13 16 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
14 13 (1.77%) CCSA
14 13 (1.77%) DV Cleared
15 12 (1.63%) MCITP
16 11 (1.49%) CISSP
17 9 (1.22%) JNCIA
17 9 (1.22%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (13.86%) SLA
2 13 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.41%) QA
5 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 208 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 140 (19.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (12.36%) Hyper-V
4 62 (8.42%) XenApp
4 62 (8.42%) vSphere
5 40 (5.43%) VMware ESX
6 28 (3.80%) XenDesktop
7 26 (3.53%) ISA Server
8 24 (3.26%) Forefront TMG
8 24 (3.26%) UAG
9 19 (2.58%) Terminal Services
10 12 (1.63%) NFS
10 12 (1.63%) Snort
11 11 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (1.36%) IAG
13 7 (0.95%) XenServer
13 7 (0.95%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.68%) Xen
14 5 (0.68%) Varnish
14 5 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 108 (14.67%) SCOM
2 96 (13.04%) Nagios
3 85 (11.55%) SolarWinds Orion
4 66 (8.97%) SCCM
4 66 (8.97%) OpenView
5 44 (5.98%) CiscoWorks
6 43 (5.84%) Cacti
6 43 (5.84%) Cisco CUCM
7 39 (5.30%) HP SIM
7 39 (5.30%) WSUS
8 29 (3.94%) Puppet
9 25 (3.40%) Cisco UCCX
10 23 (3.13%) Tivoli
11 22 (2.99%) CA Spectrum
12 20 (2.72%) MOM
12 20 (2.72%) EMC NetWorker
13 18 (2.45%) Netcool
13 18 (2.45%) OPNET
14 17 (2.31%) Cisco Prime
15 16 (2.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 404 (54.89%) Cisco
2 249 (33.83%) VMware
3 230 (31.25%) HP
4 199 (27.04%) Microsoft
5 167 (22.69%) CheckPoint
6 147 (19.97%) Juniper
7 138 (18.75%) F5
8 129 (17.53%) Citrix
9 73 (9.92%) Riverbed
10 61 (8.29%) Dell
11 49 (6.66%) EMC
11 49 (6.66%) NetApp
12 45 (6.11%) Aruba
13 41 (5.57%) Red Hat
14 40 (5.43%) Symantec
15 33 (4.48%) Nortel
15 33 (4.48%) IBM
16 32 (4.35%) Blue Coat
17 30 (4.08%) BMC
18 29 (3.94%) McAfee
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
North London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £7.5K Shift
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Vodafone Group - AMS
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Softcat
Salary: Competitive, Benefits and Bonus Scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Willis
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + £2K Bonus & Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus (10%) + Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago