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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 493 525 613
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +88
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 513 477 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.45% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 0.94% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 420 400 292
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -

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
46430 50796 48789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 47.68% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 38062 41730 38631
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 8 February 2016 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 8 February 2016. 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 +23 476 £44,500 -1.11% 48
London -9 220 £50,000 +5.26% 22
South East +14 88 £35,000 -17.64% 11
Surrey +15 46 £32,500 +1.56% 5
Yorkshire +19 35 £42,000 -20.00% 5
Guildford +31 33 £32,500 -27.77% 2
East Midlands +22 32 £42,500 +11.80% 3
East of England -5 31 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Yorkshire +37 27 £42,000 +20.00% 3
North West +34 26 £38,500 - 2
South West +6 25 £33,500 -10.66% 2
Wales +18 23 £50,000 +56.25% 2
South Wales +11 23 £50,000 +56.25% 2
Manchester +38 21 £39,438 -5.53% 1
Essex +2 21 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Derbyshire - 19 £42,506 - 2
City of London +2 18 £58,000 +5.45% 6
West Midlands -18 18 £42,000 +11.62% 2
Derby - 18 £42,506 - 2
Cardiff +11 17 £50,000 +56.25% 1
Halifax +13 16 £42,000 +12.00% 2
Hampshire +17 15 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Newport +14 11 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Birmingham +6 11 £42,000 +5.00% 2
Leeds +14 10 £61,250 +88.46%
Wiltshire +6 10 £32,500 -9.09% 1
Oxfordshire -1 10 £60,000 - 1
Southampton - 10 £52,500 - 3
Bristol +3 9 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Berkshire -8 9 £48,000 -16.52%

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 535 (57.28%) Cisco
2 428 (45.82%) Windows
3 409 (43.79%) VMware
4 376 (40.26%) Firewall
5 372 (39.83%) Cisco Certification
6 326 (34.90%) ITIL
7 298 (31.91%) Active Directory
8 289 (30.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 254 (27.19%) Windows Server
10 247 (26.45%) CCNP
11 232 (24.84%) WAN
12 229 (24.52%) Cisco ASA
13 224 (23.98%) Linux
14 218 (23.34%) HP
15 203 (21.73%) Microsoft
16 200 (21.41%) LAN
17 183 (19.59%) SAN
18 182 (19.49%) Wireless
19 181 (19.38%) CCNA
20 180 (19.27%) Network Security
21 177 (18.95%) Data Centre
22 175 (18.74%) Juniper
23 163 (17.45%) VPN
24 161 (17.24%) TCP/IP
25 158 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
26 156 (16.70%) Windows Server 2008
26 156 (16.70%) Finance
27 152 (16.27%) Load Balancing
28 149 (15.95%) NetApp
28 149 (15.95%) SQL Server

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 117 (12.53%) MS Exchange
2 79 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (7.07%) SharePoint
4 65 (6.96%) Skype for Business
5 51 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 45 (4.82%) IIS
7 42 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 35 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (2.25%) Confluence
10 13 (1.39%) Apache
11 10 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.86%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.75%) CloudStack
14 6 (0.64%) WordPress
15 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.32%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.32%) iPlanet
16 3 (0.32%) JBoss
17 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 93 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.60%) MS Office
3 5 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.71%) Office 365
2 40 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (2.14%) Mimecast
5 12 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.54%) IaaS
8 3 (0.32%) SaaS
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.21%) GitHub
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 376 (40.26%) Firewall
2 232 (24.84%) WAN
3 229 (24.52%) Cisco ASA
4 200 (21.41%) LAN
5 183 (19.59%) SAN
6 182 (19.49%) Wireless
7 180 (19.27%) Network Security
8 163 (17.45%) VPN
9 161 (17.24%) TCP/IP
10 158 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 132 (14.13%) MPLS
12 128 (13.70%) VoIP
13 126 (13.49%) OSPF
14 125 (13.38%) BGP
15 100 (10.71%) DNS
16 82 (8.78%) VLAN
17 72 (7.71%) Cisco IOS
18 71 (7.60%) DHCP
18 71 (7.60%) WLAN
19 69 (7.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 73 (7.82%) MySQL
3 33 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (1.18%) Data Mining
8 9 (0.96%) Big Data
8 9 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (0.86%) MongoDB
9 8 (0.86%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.75%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.64%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.43%) Informix
13 4 (0.43%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.32%) SSDT
15 2 (0.21%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (3.75%) JIRA
2 16 (1.71%) SoapUI
3 13 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (1.28%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.18%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.18%) Subversion
6 5 (0.54%) eggPlant
6 5 (0.54%) LoadRunner
6 5 (0.54%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.43%) Hudson
7 4 (0.43%) Metasploit
8 3 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.11%) AppScan
10 1 (0.11%) MSI
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 156 (16.70%) Finance
2 79 (8.46%) Telecoms
3 58 (6.21%) Retail
4 37 (3.96%) Banking
5 36 (3.85%) Legal
6 16 (1.71%) Law
7 15 (1.61%) Online Betting
8 13 (1.39%) Front Office
9 10 (1.07%) Advertising
10 8 (0.86%) Back Office
10 8 (0.86%) Games
10 8 (0.86%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.75%) Marketing
12 4 (0.43%) Billing
12 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.32%) Publishing
14 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.21%) iGaming
14 2 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 294 (31.48%) Network Engineer
2 132 (14.13%) Analyst
3 129 (13.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 113 (12.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 93 (9.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 85 (9.10%) Architect
6 85 (9.10%) Support Engineer
7 64 (6.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 44 (4.71%) Infrastructure Architect
8 44 (4.71%) Security Engineer
9 43 (4.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 39 (4.18%) Consultant
10 39 (4.18%) IT Engineer
11 36 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 35 (3.75%) Network Security Engineer
13 34 (3.64%) VMware Engineer
14 33 (3.53%) NOC Engineer
14 33 (3.53%) Server Analyst
15 31 (3.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 28 (3.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.14%) 802.1X
2 19 (2.03%) Web Services
3 16 (1.71%) SOAP
3 16 (1.71%) WCF
4 12 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (1.07%) .NET
5 10 (1.07%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (0.86%) LAMP
7 6 (0.64%) Middleware
8 4 (0.43%) HTML
8 4 (0.43%) SAML
8 4 (0.43%) XMPP
9 3 (0.32%) COM
9 3 (0.32%) ELK Stack
9 3 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.32%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.21%) JSON
11 1 (0.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 177 (18.95%) Data Centre
2 101 (10.81%) Clustering
3 100 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (8.35%) Replication
5 27 (2.89%) Video Conferencing
6 25 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 24 (2.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 23 (2.46%) Driving Licence
9 19 (2.03%) Blackberry
10 17 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
11 14 (1.50%) PKI
12 13 (1.39%) Statistics
13 12 (1.28%) Hedge funds
14 11 (1.18%) AS400
14 11 (1.18%) iSeries
15 10 (1.07%) CMDB
16 8 (0.86%) Client/Server
17 7 (0.75%) Cybercrime
17 7 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 428 (45.82%) Windows
2 254 (27.19%) Windows Server
3 224 (23.98%) Linux
4 156 (16.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 134 (14.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 103 (11.03%) Unix
7 49 (5.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (2.25%) Data ONTAP
10 17 (1.82%) Windows 7
11 16 (1.71%) CentOS
12 13 (1.39%) Ubuntu
13 12 (1.28%) VyOS
14 11 (1.18%) AIX
15 9 (0.96%) CatOS
16 6 (0.64%) Android
16 6 (0.64%) Debian
16 6 (0.64%) Solaris
17 5 (0.54%) Windows 10
18 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (34.90%) ITIL
2 152 (16.27%) Load Balancing
3 110 (11.78%) Network Monitoring
4 96 (10.28%) High Availability
5 87 (9.31%) Business Continuity
6 80 (8.57%) Network Management
7 74 (7.92%) Change Management
8 64 (6.85%) E-Commerce
9 62 (6.64%) Project Management
10 61 (6.53%) Incident Management
11 59 (6.32%) Network Design
11 59 (6.32%) Requirements Analysis
11 59 (6.32%) Technical Architecture
12 57 (6.10%) Service Management
13 56 (6.00%) Mentoring
13 56 (6.00%) Service Delivery
14 52 (5.57%) SIEM
15 50 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
16 48 (5.14%) Problem Management
17 38 (4.07%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 142 (15.20%) SQL
2 98 (10.49%) PowerShell
3 83 (8.89%) C
4 36 (3.85%) Python
5 35 (3.75%) Bash Shell
6 29 (3.10%) Perl
7 16 (1.71%) PHP
8 13 (1.39%) VBScript
9 12 (1.28%) VBA
10 10 (1.07%) VB
11 9 (0.96%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.86%) Ruby
13 6 (0.64%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.43%) Java
15 3 (0.32%) JCL
16 2 (0.21%) C#
16 2 (0.21%) JavaScript
16 2 (0.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 372 (39.83%) Cisco Certification
2 247 (26.45%) CCNP
3 181 (19.38%) CCNA
4 117 (12.53%) Security Cleared
5 95 (10.17%) Degree
6 93 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 84 (8.99%) CCIE
8 76 (8.14%) MCSE
9 65 (6.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 55 (5.89%) CISSP
11 49 (5.25%) SC Cleared
12 40 (4.28%) DV Cleared
13 39 (4.18%) MCSA
14 37 (3.96%) CCSP
15 33 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
16 28 (3.00%) CEH
17 26 (2.78%) CISA
18 25 (2.68%) GCIA
19 24 (2.57%) GCIH
20 20 (2.14%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (11.03%) SLA
2 32 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.96%) ISO27002
5 6 (0.64%) QA
6 5 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.32%) COBIT
8 2 (0.21%) HMG Infosec
8 2 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.21%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 298 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 289 (30.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (8.99%) vSphere
4 73 (7.82%) Hyper-V
5 31 (3.32%) VMware Server
6 26 (2.78%) DFS Replication
7 25 (2.68%) XenApp
8 15 (1.61%) Terminal Services
9 14 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.86%) NFS
10 8 (0.86%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (0.54%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.54%) pfSense
13 4 (0.43%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.32%) Corosync
14 3 (0.32%) Firmware
14 3 (0.32%) Postfix
14 3 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 128 (13.70%) Nagios
2 82 (8.78%) Cacti
2 82 (8.78%) SCCM
3 75 (8.03%) SCOM
3 75 (8.03%) SolarWinds Orion
4 59 (6.32%) Hyperic
5 38 (4.07%) CiscoWorks
6 33 (3.53%) WSUS
7 32 (3.43%) QRadar
8 30 (3.21%) OpenView
9 25 (2.68%) HP SIM
10 23 (2.46%) Puppet
11 22 (2.36%) Opsview
12 21 (2.25%) SCVMM
13 18 (1.93%) Netcool
14 17 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
14 17 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
15 15 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
16 13 (1.39%) Graphite
16 13 (1.39%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 535 (57.28%) Cisco
2 409 (43.79%) VMware
3 218 (23.34%) HP
4 203 (21.73%) Microsoft
5 175 (18.74%) Juniper
6 149 (15.95%) NetApp
7 140 (14.99%) CheckPoint
8 133 (14.24%) F5
9 121 (12.96%) Citrix
10 94 (10.06%) Oracle
11 84 (8.99%) Symantec
12 77 (8.24%) Palo Alto
13 74 (7.92%) Red Hat
14 72 (7.71%) Splunk
15 53 (5.67%) Riverbed
16 52 (5.57%) Intel Security
17 47 (5.03%) Avaya
17 47 (5.03%) Fortinet
18 42 (4.50%) ArcSight
19 40 (4.28%) ServiceNow
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + 10% bonus, excellent benefits!
Posted: 7 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Latest technologies
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + comprehensive benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Easton Haines Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent base salary, plus on-call, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30158.00 - £41218.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 5K bonus + 6K Car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £440 - £480 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Reed Technology
Salary: £22.00 - £24.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47500 Per Annum plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Bonus / Excellent bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 5k on call + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits + over time
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + on call + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £44,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago