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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within SolarWinds.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 522 602 642
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +40
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 431 400 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 0.78% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 338 323 288
Median salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,127 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +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
43873 51547 55786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.67% 46.98% 46.58%
Number of salaries quoted 35763 41430 45208
Median salary £47,328 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +70 414 £50,000 +8.10% 40
London +65 203 £57,500 +15.00% 14
South East +63 108 £42,377 -10.78% 7
Surrey +20 49 £40,000 -20.00% 4
City of London +62 32 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire +30 30 £42,000 +32.28% 1
East of England +8 23 £48,750 +8.33% 3
Hampshire +24 19 £35,000 -24.32% 1
Guildford +12 19 £29,000 -38.94% 1
West Yorkshire +20 17 £42,000 +7.00%
Canary Wharf - 17 £57,500 -
South West +7 16 £40,063 +21.40% 1
Berkshire +16 15 £52,500 -12.50%
Leeds +26 14 £37,500 -4.45%
Bristol +18 13 £40,063 +0.15% 1
Wales +13 13 £40,000 +35.59%
South Wales +7 13 £40,000 +35.59%
Basingstoke +3 12 £35,000 +400.00%
North East +14 11 £34,250 -26.34% 1
Tyne and Wear +11 11 £34,250 -26.34% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 11 £34,250 -26.34% 1
Essex -5 10 £52,500 +23.52%
Kent - 9 £40,000 -
East Midlands +7 8 £29,500 -15.16% 5
Cardiff +6 8 £42,500 +44.06%
West Midlands -10 8 £40,000 -15.78% 7
Leicestershire - 8 £29,500 - 5
North West +8 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Manchester -6 7 £45,000 -10.00%
West Sussex -7 7 £52,250 +22.94%

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 613 (61.79%) Cisco
2 416 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
3 413 (41.63%) VMware
4 390 (39.31%) Windows
5 383 (38.61%) ITIL
5 383 (38.61%) Firewall
6 306 (30.85%) WAN
7 273 (27.52%) CCNP
8 269 (27.12%) LAN
9 266 (26.81%) HP
9 266 (26.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 264 (26.61%) Microsoft
11 261 (26.31%) Active Directory
12 259 (26.11%) Linux
13 240 (24.19%) CCNA
14 223 (22.48%) Windows Server
15 208 (20.97%) Juniper
16 204 (20.56%) Cisco ASA
17 194 (19.56%) Network Security
18 187 (18.85%) Data Centre
19 185 (18.65%) VPN
20 183 (18.45%) F5
21 177 (17.84%) SAN
22 169 (17.04%) SQL Server
22 169 (17.04%) CheckPoint
23 163 (16.43%) SQL
24 155 (15.63%) Finance
25 154 (15.52%) Wireless
26 153 (15.42%) Network Monitoring
27 152 (15.32%) Nagios

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 112 (11.29%) MS Exchange
2 87 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 71 (7.16%) IIS
5 53 (5.34%) Skype for Business
6 42 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 32 (3.23%) SharePoint
8 22 (2.22%) Confluence
9 13 (1.31%) Apache
10 11 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (1.11%) WordPress
11 10 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.81%) CloudStack
13 8 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.81%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.71%) iPlanet
14 7 (0.71%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.50%) JBoss
16 3 (0.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 125 (12.60%) MS Excel
2 52 (5.24%) MS Office
3 33 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (3.73%) Office 365
4 15 (1.51%) Mimecast
5 13 (1.31%) IaaS
5 13 (1.31%) SaaS
6 7 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.10%) GitHub
8 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 383 (38.61%) Firewall
2 306 (30.85%) WAN
3 269 (27.12%) LAN
4 204 (20.56%) Cisco ASA
5 194 (19.56%) Network Security
6 185 (18.65%) VPN
7 177 (17.84%) SAN
8 154 (15.52%) Wireless
9 151 (15.22%) VoIP
10 148 (14.92%) BGP
11 146 (14.72%) MPLS
12 137 (13.81%) OSPF
13 118 (11.90%) TCP/IP
14 117 (11.79%) Cisco Nexus
15 107 (10.79%) DNS
16 85 (8.57%) DHCP
16 85 (8.57%) NAS
17 78 (7.86%) EIGRP
17 78 (7.86%) SNMP
18 77 (7.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (17.04%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.84%) MySQL
3 30 (3.02%) SQL Server 2014
4 28 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (1.81%) Hadoop
5 18 (1.81%) Oracle Database
5 18 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (1.71%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.41%) Big Data
7 14 (1.41%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.11%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.01%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.81%) Aerospike
12 6 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
14 4 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (3.23%) JIRA
2 23 (2.32%) SoapUI
3 11 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.91%) TeamCity
6 8 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.71%) Subversion
8 5 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.40%) Metasploit
10 3 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.20%) Burp Suite
12 1 (0.10%) Ant
General
1 155 (15.63%) Finance
2 69 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 39 (3.93%) Banking
4 32 (3.23%) Legal
5 17 (1.71%) Retail
6 16 (1.61%) Back Office
7 14 (1.41%) Law
8 10 (1.01%) Front Office
8 10 (1.01%) Games
9 9 (0.91%) Advertising
9 9 (0.91%) Marketing
10 8 (0.81%) Japanese Language
11 7 (0.71%) Online Betting
12 5 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.40%) Billing
13 4 (0.40%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.30%) Publishing
15 2 (0.20%) iGaming
16 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 342 (34.48%) Network Engineer
2 184 (18.55%) Analyst
3 126 (12.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 90 (9.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 89 (8.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 85 (8.57%) Security Engineer
7 80 (8.06%) Senior Network Engineer
7 80 (8.06%) Support Engineer
8 77 (7.76%) Network Security Engineer
9 58 (5.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 43 (4.33%) IT Engineer
11 42 (4.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 41 (4.13%) Consultant
12 41 (4.13%) Network Analyst
13 38 (3.83%) Security Analyst
14 36 (3.63%) Juniper Engineer
14 36 (3.63%) Operations Analyst
15 33 (3.33%) Architect
15 33 (3.33%) DBA
15 33 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.83%) 802.1X
2 34 (3.43%) Web Services
3 23 (2.32%) SOAP
3 23 (2.32%) WCF
4 14 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (1.21%) .NET
6 11 (1.11%) HTML
7 9 (0.91%) Ultra Messaging
8 7 (0.71%) LAMP
8 7 (0.71%) SAML
9 6 (0.60%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (0.60%) ELK Stack
10 4 (0.40%) Middleware
11 3 (0.30%) MSMQ
11 3 (0.30%) XML
12 2 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.20%) WAP
12 2 (0.20%) XMPP
13 1 (0.10%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 187 (18.85%) Data Centre
2 78 (7.86%) Clustering
3 71 (7.16%) Management Information System
4 70 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (6.65%) Replication
6 41 (4.13%) Computer Science
7 36 (3.63%) Video Conferencing
8 31 (3.13%) Statistics
9 29 (2.92%) Driving Licence
10 21 (2.12%) Enterprise Storage
11 20 (2.02%) Blackberry
11 20 (2.02%) Mathematics
11 20 (2.02%) PKI
12 16 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
13 15 (1.51%) Cybercrime
13 15 (1.51%) EqualLogic
14 13 (1.31%) AS400
14 13 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
14 13 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 13 (1.31%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 390 (39.31%) Windows
2 259 (26.11%) Linux
3 223 (22.48%) Windows Server
4 136 (13.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 133 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 105 (10.58%) Unix
7 59 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (3.73%) CentOS
9 34 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (3.23%) Ubuntu
11 23 (2.32%) Windows 7
12 19 (1.92%) Solaris
13 18 (1.81%) Data ONTAP
14 16 (1.61%) VyOS
15 10 (1.01%) AIX
15 10 (1.01%) Windows 10
16 9 (0.91%) Debian
17 8 (0.81%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.50%) Android
18 5 (0.50%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (38.61%) ITIL
2 153 (15.42%) Network Monitoring
3 99 (9.98%) Change Management
4 93 (9.38%) High Availability
5 91 (9.17%) Load Balancing
5 91 (9.17%) Network Management
6 82 (8.27%) Service Management
7 59 (5.95%) Information Security
7 59 (5.95%) Project Management
8 56 (5.65%) Change Control
9 55 (5.54%) Business Continuity
9 55 (5.54%) Capacity Planning
9 55 (5.54%) Problem Management
10 53 (5.34%) Cybersecurity
11 52 (5.24%) Presales
11 52 (5.24%) Service Delivery
12 48 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
12 48 (4.84%) E-Commerce
13 46 (4.64%) SIEM
14 45 (4.54%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 163 (16.43%) SQL
2 96 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 62 (6.25%) C
4 46 (4.64%) Python
5 43 (4.33%) Bash Shell
6 27 (2.72%) Shell Script
7 24 (2.42%) Perl
8 20 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.21%) Ruby
10 10 (1.01%) Java
10 10 (1.01%) VBA
11 8 (0.81%) PHP
11 8 (0.81%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.60%) VB
13 4 (0.40%) Tcl
14 2 (0.20%) JCL
15 1 (0.10%) Korn
15 1 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 416 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
2 273 (27.52%) CCNP
3 240 (24.19%) CCNA
4 121 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 110 (11.09%) Degree
6 109 (10.99%) MCSE
7 87 (8.77%) Security Cleared
8 80 (8.06%) CCIE
9 54 (5.44%) SC Cleared
10 50 (5.04%) CISSP
11 45 (4.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 38 (3.83%) MCSA
13 32 (3.23%) CCSA
13 32 (3.23%) CCVP
13 32 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
14 31 (3.13%) CISM
15 30 (3.02%) JNCIA
16 25 (2.52%) CCSP
17 23 (2.32%) CCSE
17 23 (2.32%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (12.40%) SLA
2 54 (5.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.92%) ISO27002
4 13 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.11%) QA
6 7 (0.71%) COBIT
7 5 (0.50%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.20%) GPG13
8 2 (0.20%) HMG Infosec
8 2 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 266 (26.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 261 (26.31%) Active Directory
3 92 (9.27%) vSphere
4 73 (7.36%) Hyper-V
5 31 (3.13%) VMware Server
6 25 (2.52%) DFS Replication
6 25 (2.52%) NFS
7 21 (2.12%) XenApp
8 18 (1.81%) Terminal Services
9 13 (1.31%) Firmware
10 12 (1.21%) VMware ESX
11 10 (1.01%) Xen
12 9 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.81%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.71%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.71%) Snort
15 6 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 6 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
15 6 (0.60%) ProxySG
15 6 (0.60%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 152 (15.32%) Nagios
2 97 (9.78%) SolarWinds Orion
3 79 (7.96%) SCCM
4 65 (6.55%) SCOM
5 61 (6.15%) OpenView
6 60 (6.05%) Cacti
7 57 (5.75%) Cisco Prime
8 28 (2.82%) Backup Exec
8 28 (2.82%) Hyperic
8 28 (2.82%) WSUS
9 27 (2.72%) HP SIM
10 26 (2.62%) Netcool
10 26 (2.62%) Puppet
11 24 (2.42%) Opsview
12 23 (2.32%) Nessus
13 17 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
14 16 (1.61%) NetBackup
14 16 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
14 16 (1.61%) QRadar
15 14 (1.41%) OVSD
Vendors
1 613 (61.79%) Cisco
2 413 (41.63%) VMware
3 266 (26.81%) HP
4 264 (26.61%) Microsoft
5 208 (20.97%) Juniper
6 183 (18.45%) F5
7 169 (17.04%) CheckPoint
8 114 (11.49%) Palo Alto
9 109 (10.99%) NetApp
10 102 (10.28%) Citrix
11 90 (9.07%) Red Hat
11 90 (9.07%) Riverbed
12 76 (7.66%) Symantec
13 71 (7.16%) Oracle
14 67 (6.75%) Splunk
15 65 (6.55%) ArcSight
16 57 (5.75%) Fortinet
17 54 (5.44%) Meraki
18 49 (4.94%) CA
19 42 (4.23%) Qualys
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42253.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: £Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshunt, Hertfordshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
aap3
Salary: £48000 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £60000 - £62000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago