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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 602 598 637
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +39
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 324 353 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.64% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 251 274 219
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,700 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%

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
50563 54775 51764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.14% 46.77% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 40979 43942 42356
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 £72,000 £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 30 July 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 July 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 +6 308 £45,000 - 85
London 0 128 £55,000 +10.00% 24
South East +17 88 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Surrey +22 55 £45,000 +16.88% 5
East of England +17 40 £36,250 -9.37% 6
Essex +18 30 £33,826 +1.99%
City of London +12 26 £55,000 - 9
Brentwood - 22 £38,750 -
East Midlands +11 13 £37,500 +3.44% 6
Berkshire +10 13 £41,250 -25.00% 3
South West -21 12 £36,000 -24.21% 5
Hampshire +10 11 £50,000 - 3
Guildford +4 11 £45,000 +35.33%
Yorkshire -9 11 £43,500 -3.33% 11
West Yorkshire -8 10 £43,500 -3.33% 8
North West -10 10 £36,250 +27.19% 7
Manchester +13 9 £36,250 +27.19% 3
Reading +1 9 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -8 9 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Leeds -11 9 £43,500 -3.33% 6
Derby - 8 £39,083 - 2
Derbyshire - 8 £39,083 - 2
Woking +29 7 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Wales +1 7 £28,000 -30.00%
South Wales -3 7 £28,000 -30.00%
Cardiff -6 7 £28,000 -30.00%
Farnborough - 7 £50,000 -
Scotland +9 5 £60,000 +86.35% 4
West Midlands +2 5 £47,500 +45.68% 5
Bristol -12 5 £36,750 -10.90% 1

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 433 (54.19%) Cisco
2 422 (52.82%) Windows
3 323 (40.43%) VMware
4 318 (39.80%) Firewall
5 254 (31.79%) WAN
6 248 (31.04%) Active Directory
6 248 (31.04%) Cisco Certification
7 243 (30.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 239 (29.91%) LAN
9 237 (29.66%) HP
10 220 (27.53%) ITIL
11 218 (27.28%) Microsoft
12 195 (24.41%) Citrix
13 190 (23.78%) Linux
14 181 (22.65%) DNS
15 178 (22.28%) TCP/IP
16 176 (22.03%) VPN
17 172 (21.53%) DHCP
18 171 (21.40%) Finance
19 169 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
20 160 (20.03%) SAN
21 157 (19.65%) CCNA
22 154 (19.27%) CheckPoint
23 153 (19.15%) Cisco ASA
24 152 (19.02%) CCNP
24 152 (19.02%) Data Centre
25 151 (18.90%) Load Balancing
26 136 (17.02%) F5
27 135 (16.90%) Wireless
28 130 (16.27%) Juniper

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 113 (14.14%) MS Exchange
2 89 (11.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 52 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (4.63%) Lync
6 35 (4.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 33 (4.13%) IIS
8 31 (3.88%) SharePoint
9 16 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (1.25%) Apache
12 7 (0.88%) Confluence
13 6 (0.75%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.50%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.38%) nginx
16 2 (0.25%) WorkSite
16 2 (0.25%) NServiceBus
16 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 87 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 44 (5.51%) MS Office
3 8 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.25%) AWD
2 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.50%) GitHub
2 11 (1.38%) Office 365
3 9 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.00%) SaaS
5 4 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.38%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.25%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.25%) IaaS
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 318 (39.80%) Firewall
2 254 (31.79%) WAN
3 239 (29.91%) LAN
4 181 (22.65%) DNS
5 178 (22.28%) TCP/IP
6 176 (22.03%) VPN
7 172 (21.53%) DHCP
8 160 (20.03%) SAN
9 153 (19.15%) Cisco ASA
10 135 (16.90%) Wireless
11 120 (15.02%) BGP
12 118 (14.77%) Cisco Nexus
13 117 (14.64%) VoIP
14 110 (13.77%) MPLS
15 102 (12.77%) OSPF
16 94 (11.76%) Network Security
17 82 (10.26%) VLAN
18 78 (9.76%) Internet
19 76 (9.51%) Wireshark
20 59 (7.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 71 (8.89%) MySQL
3 13 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.75%) Informix
7 6 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.63%) Big Data
8 5 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.38%) Redis
9 3 (0.38%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.25%) DB2
10 2 (0.25%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.25%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (1.50%) Git (software)
1 12 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.88%) JIRA
3 7 (0.88%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.88%) SpecFlow
4 5 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.38%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.25%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.25%) Subversion
7 1 (0.13%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.13%) GCC
7 1 (0.13%) MSI
General
1 171 (21.40%) Finance
2 39 (4.88%) Law
2 39 (4.88%) Banking
3 37 (4.63%) Legal
3 37 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.25%) Advertising
5 17 (2.13%) Retail
6 10 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.13%) Marketing
7 9 (1.13%) Publishing
8 7 (0.88%) Front Office
9 6 (0.75%) Mandarin Language
9 6 (0.75%) Spanish Language
9 6 (0.75%) French Language
10 5 (0.63%) Games
11 4 (0.50%) Local Government
12 3 (0.38%) Military
13 2 (0.25%) Back Office
14 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 210 (26.28%) Network Engineer
2 131 (16.40%) Analyst
3 83 (10.39%) Support Engineer
4 56 (7.01%) Senior Network Engineer
5 47 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 47 (5.88%) Architect
6 46 (5.76%) Network Analyst
7 40 (5.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 35 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 32 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
10 31 (3.88%) Team Leader
11 29 (3.63%) Server Support
11 29 (3.63%) Server Analyst
12 26 (3.25%) Infrastructure Architect
12 26 (3.25%) Cisco Engineer
13 25 (3.13%) Network Support
13 25 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 23 (2.88%) Security Engineer
15 21 (2.63%) Server Engineer
15 21 (2.63%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.88%) .NET
2 15 (1.88%) Web Services
3 13 (1.63%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (1.13%) 802.1X
4 9 (1.13%) HTML
4 9 (1.13%) .NET Framework
5 8 (1.00%) XMPP
6 7 (0.88%) ASP.NET
6 7 (0.88%) AngularJS
6 7 (0.88%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (0.88%) HTML5
7 6 (0.75%) SAP Basis
8 5 (0.63%) XML
9 4 (0.50%) SOAP
9 4 (0.50%) SAML
9 4 (0.50%) OLE
9 4 (0.50%) REST
10 3 (0.38%) Memcached
10 3 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 152 (19.02%) Data Centre
2 72 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (7.13%) Clustering
4 53 (6.63%) Replication
5 41 (5.13%) CMDB
6 40 (5.01%) Management Information System
7 29 (3.63%) Hedge funds
8 23 (2.88%) Statistics
9 19 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (1.25%) Computer Science
12 9 (1.13%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.00%) PKI
14 7 (0.88%) Data Integration
14 7 (0.88%) Digital Media
15 6 (0.75%) BYOD
15 6 (0.75%) EMC VNX
15 6 (0.75%) EMC VMAX
16 5 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 422 (52.82%) Windows
2 190 (23.78%) Linux
3 169 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 103 (12.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (10.26%) UNIX
6 75 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 44 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (4.26%) Windows 7
8 34 (4.26%) Solaris
9 19 (2.38%) Ubuntu
10 12 (1.50%) Windows Vista
11 11 (1.38%) AIX
12 10 (1.25%) Fedora
12 10 (1.25%) CentOS
13 9 (1.13%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.75%) OS/400
14 6 (0.75%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (0.75%) Android
15 5 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (27.53%) ITIL
2 151 (18.90%) Load Balancing
3 122 (15.27%) Network Monitoring
4 77 (9.64%) Change Management
4 77 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 56 (7.01%) Business Continuity
6 55 (6.88%) Project Management
7 47 (5.88%) High Availability
7 47 (5.88%) Change Control
8 46 (5.76%) Incident Management
9 45 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
10 41 (5.13%) Network Management
10 41 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
11 40 (5.01%) WAN Optimisation
12 37 (4.63%) Security Patching
13 36 (4.51%) Requirements Analysis
13 36 (4.51%) Network Design
14 35 (4.38%) Service Delivery
15 33 (4.13%) Service Management
15 33 (4.13%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 88 (11.01%) SQL
2 81 (10.14%) PowerShell
3 45 (5.63%) Perl
4 36 (4.51%) Bash Shell
5 34 (4.26%) C
6 32 (4.01%) Python
7 17 (2.13%) Ruby
8 16 (2.00%) Java
9 13 (1.63%) Korn
10 12 (1.50%) JavaScript
11 9 (1.13%) VBScript
12 8 (1.00%) PHP
13 7 (0.88%) C#
14 6 (0.75%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.75%) Bourne shell
15 5 (0.63%) VB
16 4 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 248 (31.04%) Cisco Certification
2 157 (19.65%) CCNA
3 152 (19.02%) CCNP
4 78 (9.76%) Security Cleared
5 55 (6.88%) Degree
5 55 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 46 (5.76%) MCSE
7 41 (5.13%) DV Cleared
8 35 (4.38%) SC Cleared
8 35 (4.38%) CCIE
9 18 (2.25%) CCSA
10 17 (2.13%) CISSP
11 16 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (1.75%) MCITP
14 11 (1.38%) CCSE
15 10 (1.25%) CCDA
16 8 (1.00%) MCSA
16 8 (1.00%) Check Point Certification
17 7 (0.88%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (15.77%) SLA
2 20 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.38%) QA
5 4 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 248 (31.04%) Active Directory
2 243 (30.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 35 (4.38%) vSphere
5 33 (4.13%) DFS Replication
6 29 (3.63%) VMware Server
7 28 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (3.38%) VMware ESX
9 15 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (1.75%) XenApp
11 12 (1.50%) Terminal Services
12 10 (1.25%) Firmware
12 10 (1.25%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.63%) Snort
13 5 (0.63%) XenServer
14 4 (0.50%) ProxySG
15 3 (0.38%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.38%) Samba
16 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.25%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 99 (12.39%) Nagios
2 94 (11.76%) SCCM
3 92 (11.51%) SolarWinds Orion
4 86 (10.76%) SCOM
5 49 (6.13%) HP SIM
6 48 (6.01%) CiscoWorks
7 45 (5.63%) WSUS
8 43 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
9 39 (4.88%) Puppet
10 36 (4.51%) Hyperic
11 24 (3.00%) OpenView
12 23 (2.88%) HP Data Protector
13 20 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
13 20 (2.50%) Cacti
14 16 (2.00%) SCVMM
14 16 (2.00%) Cisco UCCX
15 15 (1.88%) MOM
16 13 (1.63%) OPNET
16 13 (1.63%) CFEngine
16 13 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 433 (54.19%) Cisco
2 323 (40.43%) VMware
3 237 (29.66%) HP
4 218 (27.28%) Microsoft
5 195 (24.41%) Citrix
6 154 (19.27%) CheckPoint
7 136 (17.02%) F5
8 130 (16.27%) Juniper
9 109 (13.64%) NetApp
10 92 (11.51%) Riverbed
11 66 (8.26%) Red Hat
12 53 (6.63%) Symantec
13 52 (6.51%) Oracle
14 38 (4.76%) Splunk
15 37 (4.63%) ArcSight
15 37 (4.63%) Mitel
16 35 (4.38%) Fortinet
17 32 (4.01%) Dell
18 31 (3.88%) McAfee
19 29 (3.63%) Avaya
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + comprehensive bens package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 80000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 22 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Merseytravel
Salary: From £33,886 to £37,033 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
East Anglia
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ferrari Healy
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Airband
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago