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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 495 585 584
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -1
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 474 328 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.63% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 409 278 303
Average salary £42,500 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,120 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
53677 52238 54362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.93% 47.71% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 43991 41767 45784
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 £70,000 £67,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +94 453 £45,000 -2.17% 39
London +62 210 £45,000 -10.00% 22
South East +59 107 £39,250 -7.64% 10
Surrey +22 56 £32,500 -23.52% 2
City of London +43 50 £50,000 +12.35% 9
East of England +8 40 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire -28 34 £48,750 +8.33%
West Midlands +12 28 £38,000 -17.83% 1
Essex +7 27 £50,000 -0.99%
Berkshire +13 25 £42,000 +23.52%
Brentwood -4 23 £50,000 +21.21%
Reigate -7 19 £26,500 +16.48%
West Yorkshire -13 19 £45,000 -10.00%
Leeds -7 16 £45,000 -10.00%
South West -2 15 £37,500 +56.25% 3
York +3 14 £52,500 +16.66%
North Yorkshire -4 14 £52,500 +16.66%
South Wales +19 10 £32,000 +6.66%
Wales +16 10 £32,000 +6.66%
Birmingham +1 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North West -6 10 £38,500 -3.75% 1
East Midlands +31 9 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Hertfordshire - 9 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire -4 8 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Manchester -8 8 £38,500 -13.48% 1
Hampshire -24 8 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Solihull - 8 £38,000 -
Nottinghamshire +12 7 £47,500 +26.66%
Nottingham +11 7 £47,500 +26.66%
Cardiff +10 7 £32,000 +6.66%

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 576 (64.14%) Cisco
2 377 (41.98%) Firewall
3 343 (38.20%) Windows
4 335 (37.31%) Cisco Certification
5 303 (33.74%) VMware
6 270 (30.07%) WAN
7 261 (29.06%) ITIL
8 260 (28.95%) Microsoft
9 239 (26.61%) VPN
10 233 (25.95%) LAN
11 227 (25.28%) CCNP
12 218 (24.28%) Active Directory
13 217 (24.16%) HP
14 212 (23.61%) Finance
15 203 (22.61%) BGP
16 195 (21.71%) MPLS
17 192 (21.38%) SAN
18 191 (21.27%) Cisco ASA
19 181 (20.16%) CCNA
19 181 (20.16%) CheckPoint
20 180 (20.04%) VMware Infrastructure
21 173 (19.27%) Wireless
21 173 (19.27%) Network Monitoring
22 171 (19.04%) Juniper
23 170 (18.93%) MS Exchange
24 168 (18.71%) OSPF
25 163 (18.15%) MS Excel
26 162 (18.04%) SQL
27 156 (17.37%) SLA
28 155 (17.26%) VoIP

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 170 (18.93%) MS Exchange
2 48 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 28 (3.12%) SharePoint
4 27 (3.01%) Apache
5 26 (2.90%) Lync
6 22 (2.45%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.89%) IIS
8 12 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (1.00%) JBoss
11 7 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.67%) Jetty
12 6 (0.67%) nginx
12 6 (0.67%) Moodle
13 5 (0.56%) iPlanet
14 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.33%) Confluence
14 3 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 163 (18.15%) MS Excel
2 53 (5.90%) MS Office
3 21 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.89%) Office 365
2 16 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.34%) SaaS
4 11 (1.22%) IaaS
5 8 (0.89%) PaaS
6 5 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.45%) GitHub
7 4 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 377 (41.98%) Firewall
2 270 (30.07%) WAN
3 239 (26.61%) VPN
4 233 (25.95%) LAN
5 203 (22.61%) BGP
6 195 (21.71%) MPLS
7 192 (21.38%) SAN
8 191 (21.27%) Cisco ASA
9 173 (19.27%) Wireless
10 168 (18.71%) OSPF
11 155 (17.26%) VoIP
12 127 (14.14%) DNS
13 114 (12.69%) Internet
14 106 (11.80%) Cisco Nexus
15 101 (11.25%) Network Security
16 98 (10.91%) TCP/IP
17 96 (10.69%) EIGRP
18 84 (9.35%) Ethernet
19 74 (8.24%) Cisco IOS
20 71 (7.91%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.79%) MySQL
3 16 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.00%) RDBMS
5 9 (1.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 7 (0.78%) Informix
6 7 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.67%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.33%) Redis
9 3 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (1.11%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.00%) Subversion
2 9 (1.00%) JIRA
2 9 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.45%) Hudson
3 4 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.11%) Introscope
General
1 212 (23.61%) Finance
2 59 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 36 (4.01%) Legal
4 33 (3.67%) Law
5 31 (3.45%) Advertising
6 24 (2.67%) Retail
7 22 (2.45%) Banking
8 16 (1.78%) Marketing
9 11 (1.22%) Games
10 10 (1.11%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.00%) Billing
12 6 (0.67%) Publishing
12 6 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.67%) Welsh Language
13 5 (0.56%) Local Government
14 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.22%) Electronics
16 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 294 (32.74%) Network Engineer
2 118 (13.14%) Analyst
3 97 (10.80%) Support Engineer
4 74 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 61 (6.79%) Senior Network Engineer
6 57 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 47 (5.23%) Network Analyst
8 38 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 37 (4.12%) Infrastructure Technician
9 37 (4.12%) Security Engineer
10 35 (3.90%) NOC Engineer
10 35 (3.90%) Operations Engineer
11 32 (3.56%) Administrator
11 32 (3.56%) Consultant
12 28 (3.12%) Systems Administrator
12 28 (3.12%) Network Security Engineer
12 28 (3.12%) Operations Support Engineer
13 27 (3.01%) Systems Engineer
14 26 (2.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 24 (2.67%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.89%) Web Services
2 12 (1.34%) HTML
3 10 (1.11%) LAMP
4 8 (0.89%) .NET
4 8 (0.89%) X-Windows
5 7 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (0.67%) Memcached
6 6 (0.67%) XML
6 6 (0.67%) SAML
7 5 (0.56%) Middleware
8 4 (0.45%) SOAP
8 4 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.45%) REST
9 3 (0.33%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.22%) JSON
10 2 (0.22%) EDI
10 2 (0.22%) WSH
10 2 (0.22%) COM
11 1 (0.11%) CSS
11 1 (0.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 52 (5.79%) Video Conferencing
2 33 (3.67%) Management Information System
2 33 (3.67%) Clustering
3 30 (3.34%) Statistics
3 30 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (2.56%) Replication
5 21 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 15 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.45%) PKI
8 11 (1.22%) AVVID
9 9 (1.00%) SecurID
9 9 (1.00%) EqualLogic
10 8 (0.89%) CESG
10 8 (0.89%) Digital Media
11 7 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (0.78%) IBM XIV
11 7 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.56%) NHS
12 5 (0.56%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 343 (38.20%) Windows
2 148 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 137 (15.26%) Linux
4 102 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 62 (6.90%) UNIX
7 45 (5.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (3.01%) Windows 7
9 25 (2.78%) Solaris
10 18 (2.00%) Windows 8
11 15 (1.67%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.89%) SUSE
12 8 (0.89%) Windows Vista
12 8 (0.89%) CentOS
13 7 (0.78%) AIX
13 7 (0.78%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.67%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.45%) Debian
16 4 (0.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (29.06%) ITIL
2 173 (19.27%) Network Monitoring
3 120 (13.36%) Load Balancing
4 113 (12.58%) Network Management
5 76 (8.46%) Change Management
6 71 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 67 (7.46%) Project Management
8 64 (7.13%) Kalman Filter
9 55 (6.12%) Mentoring
10 51 (5.68%) Service Management
11 50 (5.57%) Change Control
12 48 (5.35%) Service Delivery
13 45 (5.01%) PRINCE2
14 41 (4.57%) Line Management
15 36 (4.01%) Capacity Planning
16 34 (3.79%) Problem Management
16 34 (3.79%) CRM
16 34 (3.79%) Migration
16 34 (3.79%) Business Continuity
17 31 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 162 (18.04%) SQL
2 39 (4.34%) PowerShell
3 35 (3.90%) Perl
4 27 (3.01%) C
4 27 (3.01%) Python
5 20 (2.23%) Bash Shell
6 14 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 13 (1.45%) Java
8 10 (1.11%) PHP
8 10 (1.11%) Ruby
9 7 (0.78%) VB
10 5 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.22%) C#
11 2 (0.22%) R
12 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 335 (37.31%) Cisco Certification
2 227 (25.28%) CCNP
3 181 (20.16%) CCNA
4 78 (8.69%) Degree
5 67 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (5.23%) MCSE
7 43 (4.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 38 (4.23%) Security Cleared
9 30 (3.34%) ITIL Certification
10 27 (3.01%) CCIE
11 25 (2.78%) CCSP
12 23 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
12 23 (2.56%) CCSA
12 23 (2.56%) SC Cleared
13 19 (2.12%) MCITP
14 18 (2.00%) CISSP
14 18 (2.00%) VCP5
15 17 (1.89%) JNCIA
16 16 (1.78%) Check Point Certification
16 16 (1.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (17.37%) SLA
2 34 (3.79%) PCI DSS
3 25 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.67%) COBIT
5 6 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 218 (24.28%) Active Directory
2 180 (20.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (11.47%) Hyper-V
4 55 (6.12%) vSphere
5 51 (5.68%) XenApp
6 26 (2.90%) VMware ESX
7 24 (2.67%) ISA Server
8 18 (2.00%) Firmware
9 15 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
9 15 (1.67%) UAG
10 14 (1.56%) XenDesktop
11 11 (1.22%) VMware Server
11 11 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.22%) Snort
12 9 (1.00%) Terminal Server
13 8 (0.89%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.89%) XenServer
13 8 (0.89%) Varnish
14 7 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 7 (0.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 136 (15.14%) SCOM
2 97 (10.80%) Nagios
3 83 (9.24%) SolarWinds Orion
4 66 (7.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 58 (6.46%) SCCM
6 54 (6.01%) CiscoWorks
7 50 (5.57%) OpenView
8 43 (4.79%) Cacti
9 39 (4.34%) Cisco UCCX
10 34 (3.79%) Puppet
11 31 (3.45%) WSUS
12 26 (2.90%) HP SIM
13 25 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
14 23 (2.56%) Cisco UCCE
15 21 (2.34%) NetBackup
16 18 (2.00%) Legato
16 18 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 16 (1.78%) SCVMM
18 14 (1.56%) MOM
18 14 (1.56%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 576 (64.14%) Cisco
2 303 (33.74%) VMware
3 260 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 217 (24.16%) HP
5 181 (20.16%) CheckPoint
6 171 (19.04%) Juniper
7 127 (14.14%) F5
8 120 (13.36%) Citrix
9 64 (7.13%) Red Hat
9 64 (7.13%) Riverbed
10 48 (5.35%) Dell
11 41 (4.57%) EMC
12 35 (3.90%) BMC
13 33 (3.67%) NetApp
13 33 (3.67%) Blue Coat
13 33 (3.67%) Aruba
14 31 (3.45%) Sophos
14 31 (3.45%) Symantec
14 31 (3.45%) Avaya
15 30 (3.34%) IronPort
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42500 per annum + £3,000 on-call + OT + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Over Time
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Caterham, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
FT Select
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £3k on-call + 5% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £3k on-call + 5% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago