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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 561 541 612
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +71
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 354 396 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.74% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 287 328 228
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -

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
49938 53691 50337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.60% 46.79% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 40830 42546 41180
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 £72,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -25 337 £45,500 +5.81% 53
London -16 142 £55,000 +10.00% 20
South East +14 95 £45,000 +28.57% 11
Surrey +5 62 £45,000 +28.57% 2
East of England -13 35 £37,500 - 4
City of London +3 28 £55,000 - 5
Essex +5 23 £36,250 +9.31% 1
Brentwood - 18 £40,000 -
East Midlands +14 17 £39,083 -2.29% 1
South West -16 16 £37,500 -31.81% 3
Guildford +5 14 £39,500 +21.53%
Yorkshire -11 13 £50,000 +16.27% 5
West Yorkshire -18 13 £50,000 +16.27% 4
Hampshire +6 12 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Leeds -10 12 £50,000 +16.27% 4
Hertfordshire -20 11 £37,500 -1.31% 2
Derby - 10 £39,083 -
Derbyshire - 10 £39,083 -
Woking +10 9 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Manchester +1 9 £42,274 +56.57% 3
North West -7 9 £42,274 +58.03% 4
Bristol -16 9 £40,000 -27.27% 3
West Midlands -7 8 £53,750 +64.85% 5
Berkshire +6 7 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £55,000 - 4
Scotland +6 5 £37,000 +0.28%
Wales -1 5 £28,000 -11.81% 2
South Wales -8 5 £28,000 -11.81% 2
Farnborough -12 5 £50,000 +5.26%
Abingdon - 5 £55,000 - 1

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 397 (53.79%) Windows
2 394 (53.39%) Cisco
3 342 (46.34%) VMware
4 291 (39.43%) Firewall
5 255 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 244 (33.06%) Active Directory
7 241 (32.66%) Cisco Certification
8 227 (30.76%) HP
9 222 (30.08%) WAN
10 209 (28.32%) ITIL
11 206 (27.91%) LAN
12 199 (26.96%) Microsoft
13 188 (25.47%) Citrix
14 180 (24.39%) TCP/IP
15 179 (24.25%) DNS
16 172 (23.31%) SAN
17 170 (23.04%) Linux
18 167 (22.63%) DHCP
19 159 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
20 158 (21.41%) VPN
21 156 (21.14%) Load Balancing
22 153 (20.73%) CCNA
23 149 (20.19%) Finance
24 147 (19.92%) CCNP
25 143 (19.38%) Data Centre
26 140 (18.97%) Cisco ASA
26 140 (18.97%) CheckPoint
27 130 (17.62%) F5
28 129 (17.48%) Juniper
29 125 (16.94%) NetApp

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 110 (14.91%) MS Exchange
2 90 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 48 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 43 (5.83%) SharePoint
6 39 (5.28%) Lync
7 36 (4.88%) IIS
8 35 (4.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (1.22%) Apache
11 6 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.54%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.41%) nginx
14 3 (0.41%) NServiceBus
14 3 (0.41%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.27%) WorkSite
15 2 (0.27%) CMS
15 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 89 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 41 (5.56%) MS Office
3 3 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) Sage 50
2 4 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.44%) Office 365
3 12 (1.63%) GitHub
4 8 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (0.54%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.41%) SaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 291 (39.43%) Firewall
2 222 (30.08%) WAN
3 206 (27.91%) LAN
4 180 (24.39%) TCP/IP
5 179 (24.25%) DNS
6 172 (23.31%) SAN
7 167 (22.63%) DHCP
8 158 (21.41%) VPN
9 140 (18.97%) Cisco ASA
10 121 (16.40%) Wireless
11 110 (14.91%) VoIP
12 104 (14.09%) MPLS
13 103 (13.96%) BGP
14 101 (13.69%) Cisco Nexus
15 93 (12.60%) OSPF
16 92 (12.47%) Network Security
17 77 (10.43%) VLAN
18 67 (9.08%) Internet
19 61 (8.27%) Wireshark
20 56 (7.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (12.47%) SQL Server
2 76 (10.30%) MySQL
3 12 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.08%) Hadoop
4 8 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (0.95%) Informix
5 7 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.81%) Big Data
7 5 (0.68%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.41%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.41%) Redis
8 3 (0.41%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.27%) DB2
10 1 (0.14%) Sybase ASA
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (0.54%) Subversion
3 4 (0.54%) JIRA
4 3 (0.41%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.41%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.41%) Hudson
5 2 (0.27%) eggPlant
5 2 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.14%) MSI
6 1 (0.14%) GCC
6 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 149 (20.19%) Finance
2 41 (5.56%) Banking
3 38 (5.15%) Law
4 35 (4.74%) Legal
5 33 (4.47%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.39%) Retail
7 13 (1.76%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.22%) Advertising
9 7 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.81%) Publishing
10 6 (0.81%) Games
11 5 (0.68%) Front Office
12 4 (0.54%) Local Government
12 4 (0.54%) Marketing
13 3 (0.41%) Military
14 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.27%) French Language
14 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 187 (25.34%) Network Engineer
2 123 (16.67%) Analyst
3 64 (8.67%) Support Engineer
4 56 (7.59%) Architect
4 56 (7.59%) Senior Network Engineer
5 55 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 40 (5.42%) Network Analyst
7 38 (5.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 36 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 30 (4.07%) Infrastructure Architect
10 29 (3.93%) Team Leader
11 26 (3.52%) Server Analyst
12 24 (3.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 24 (3.25%) Server Support
13 22 (2.98%) Systems Engineer
13 22 (2.98%) Cisco Engineer
13 22 (2.98%) Network Specialist
14 21 (2.85%) Infrastructure Designer
14 21 (2.85%) Support Analyst
14 21 (2.85%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.03%) .NET
1 15 (2.03%) Web Services
2 14 (1.90%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (1.22%) 802.1X
4 6 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (0.81%) REST
4 6 (0.81%) SOAP
4 6 (0.81%) SAP Basis
5 5 (0.68%) WCF
6 4 (0.54%) OLE
7 3 (0.41%) Middleware
7 3 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (0.41%) MSMQ
7 3 (0.41%) HTML
7 3 (0.41%) COM
7 3 (0.41%) AppFabric
7 3 (0.41%) Memcached
8 2 (0.27%) XML
8 2 (0.27%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 143 (19.38%) Data Centre
2 81 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (9.21%) Clustering
4 61 (8.27%) Replication
5 32 (4.34%) Management Information System
5 32 (4.34%) CMDB
6 21 (2.85%) Hedge funds
7 17 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
7 17 (2.30%) Statistics
8 12 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (1.22%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.08%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.08%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.95%) Blackberry
11 7 (0.95%) PKI
11 7 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.95%) BYOD
12 6 (0.81%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (0.68%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 397 (53.79%) Windows
2 170 (23.04%) Linux
3 159 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 97 (13.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 85 (11.52%) UNIX
6 63 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (2.98%) Windows 7
9 20 (2.71%) Solaris
10 14 (1.90%) Ubuntu
11 11 (1.49%) Windows Vista
12 10 (1.36%) Fedora
13 7 (0.95%) AIX
13 7 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
14 6 (0.81%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.81%) OS/400
14 6 (0.81%) CentOS
15 5 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.54%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (28.32%) ITIL
2 156 (21.14%) Load Balancing
3 95 (12.87%) Network Monitoring
4 65 (8.81%) Change Management
5 63 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 60 (8.13%) Business Continuity
7 57 (7.72%) Project Management
8 55 (7.45%) Technical Architecture
9 53 (7.18%) High Availability
10 45 (6.10%) Requirements Analysis
10 45 (6.10%) Incident Management
11 41 (5.56%) Network Management
12 38 (5.15%) Infrastructure Management
12 38 (5.15%) Network Design
13 36 (4.88%) WAN Optimisation
13 36 (4.88%) DevOps
14 35 (4.74%) Change Control
14 35 (4.74%) Service Delivery
15 31 (4.20%) SIEM
15 31 (4.20%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 83 (11.25%) SQL
2 71 (9.62%) PowerShell
3 49 (6.64%) C
4 43 (5.83%) Bash Shell
5 41 (5.56%) Perl
6 36 (4.88%) Python
7 17 (2.30%) Ruby
7 17 (2.30%) Java
8 14 (1.90%) PHP
9 13 (1.76%) Korn
10 11 (1.49%) VBScript
11 9 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.81%) VB
12 6 (0.81%) Bourne shell
13 4 (0.54%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.41%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 241 (32.66%) Cisco Certification
2 153 (20.73%) CCNA
3 147 (19.92%) CCNP
4 91 (12.33%) Security Cleared
5 56 (7.59%) Degree
6 54 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 44 (5.96%) MCSE
8 43 (5.83%) DV Cleared
9 42 (5.69%) CCIE
10 37 (5.01%) SC Cleared
11 22 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (2.30%) CCSA
13 14 (1.90%) CISSP
14 11 (1.49%) MCITP
15 9 (1.22%) CEH
15 9 (1.22%) MCSA
15 9 (1.22%) CCDA
16 8 (1.08%) GCIA
16 8 (1.08%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (14.91%) SLA
2 15 (2.03%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.41%) QA
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 255 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 244 (33.06%) Active Directory
3 50 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 36 (4.88%) vSphere
5 28 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (3.79%) DFS Replication
6 26 (3.52%) VMware Server
7 21 (2.85%) VMware ESX
8 16 (2.17%) XenApp
9 13 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (1.22%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.08%) Firmware
12 7 (0.95%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.54%) Snort
14 3 (0.41%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.41%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.27%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 86 (11.65%) SolarWinds Orion
2 81 (10.98%) SCCM
3 79 (10.70%) Nagios
4 77 (10.43%) SCOM
5 45 (6.10%) Hyperic
6 44 (5.96%) Puppet
7 42 (5.69%) WSUS
8 41 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
9 39 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
10 38 (5.15%) HP SIM
11 21 (2.85%) OpenView
11 21 (2.85%) Cacti
12 20 (2.71%) EMC NetWorker
13 18 (2.44%) SCVMM
14 17 (2.30%) Cisco UCCX
15 15 (2.03%) HP Data Protector
16 14 (1.90%) CFEngine
17 11 (1.49%) Backup Exec
18 10 (1.36%) MOM
18 10 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 394 (53.39%) Cisco
2 342 (46.34%) VMware
3 227 (30.76%) HP
4 199 (26.96%) Microsoft
5 188 (25.47%) Citrix
6 140 (18.97%) CheckPoint
7 130 (17.62%) F5
8 129 (17.48%) Juniper
9 125 (16.94%) NetApp
10 81 (10.98%) Riverbed
11 62 (8.40%) Symantec
12 60 (8.13%) Oracle
13 58 (7.86%) Red Hat
14 46 (6.23%) Splunk
15 38 (5.15%) Fortinet
16 37 (5.01%) ArcSight
17 36 (4.88%) Mitel
18 34 (4.61%) McAfee
19 33 (4.47%) Avaya
20 27 (3.66%) SonicWALL
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THE RACING POST
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Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Roc Search Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 80000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 plus outstanding package
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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