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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 540 606 612
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +6
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 406 273 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.53% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 335 234 267
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.99% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -8.23%

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
54696 51369 57146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.32% 47.84% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 43377 42111 47898
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 £70,000 £70,000 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +86 401 £43,000 -2.27% 54
London +41 176 £50,000 +4.95% 18
South East +32 100 £35,000 - 14
Surrey +29 64 £35,000 +2.94% 8
City of London +28 50 £55,000 +10.00% 4
East of England +2 50 £38,000 -11.62% 6
West Yorkshire +1 37 £42,750 +14.00% 9
Leeds -7 37 £42,750 +14.00% 9
Yorkshire -23 37 £42,750 +14.00% 9
Hertfordshire +10 25 £41,250 +4.43% 2
North West -14 16 £26,500 -24.28% 1
Croydon +4 15 £32,500 -16.12% 1
Hampshire -3 13 £47,500 +40.74% 3
Reigate -19 13 £24,500 -27.40% 2
Suffolk - 13 £40,000 -
Berkshire 0 11 £55,000 -26.66%
South West -34 11 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Basingstoke - 11 £40,000 -
West Midlands +4 10 £32,604 -13.05% 3
Essex -7 10 £33,163 -26.30% 2
Maidenhead -5 9 - -
Epsom - 9 £62,500 -
Birmingham +7 8 £32,604 -
Kent +5 8 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Manchester 0 8 £26,750 -27.21%
Watford -5 8 £52,000 +30.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £30,500 -
Ipswich - 8 £40,000 -
Guildford +14 7 £32,500 -40.90%
Cumbria +9 7 - -

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 431 (55.61%) Cisco
2 365 (47.10%) Windows
3 275 (35.48%) Firewall
4 270 (34.84%) VMware
5 266 (34.32%) WAN
6 258 (33.29%) Cisco Certification
7 239 (30.84%) HP
7 239 (30.84%) ITIL
8 233 (30.06%) Active Directory
9 225 (29.03%) LAN
10 221 (28.52%) Microsoft
11 181 (23.35%) SQL
12 180 (23.23%) VPN
13 178 (22.97%) CCNP
14 174 (22.45%) CheckPoint
15 171 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
16 162 (20.90%) MS Exchange
17 159 (20.52%) MS Excel
18 153 (19.74%) SAN
19 152 (19.61%) MPLS
20 151 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
21 146 (18.84%) Juniper
22 144 (18.58%) VoIP
23 141 (18.19%) Cisco ASA
24 137 (17.68%) Citrix
25 136 (17.55%) DNS
26 134 (17.29%) F5
27 127 (16.39%) Finance
28 125 (16.13%) BGP
29 120 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 162 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 89 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (5.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 42 (5.42%) Lync
4 42 (5.42%) SharePoint
5 40 (5.16%) IIS
6 22 (2.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 20 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (2.06%) Apache
10 10 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (1.03%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.90%) Moodle
13 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (0.39%) SAS
14 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.13%) iPlanet
15 1 (0.13%) CMS
Applications
1 159 (20.52%) MS Excel
2 60 (7.74%) MS Office
3 23 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.90%) AWD
2 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.39%) RMDS
3 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.26%) Summit
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.29%) Office 365
3 8 (1.03%) SaaS
4 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.90%) IaaS
5 6 (0.77%) IBM SmartCloud
6 3 (0.39%) PaaS
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 275 (35.48%) Firewall
2 266 (34.32%) WAN
3 225 (29.03%) LAN
4 180 (23.23%) VPN
5 153 (19.74%) SAN
6 152 (19.61%) MPLS
7 144 (18.58%) VoIP
8 141 (18.19%) Cisco ASA
9 136 (17.55%) DNS
10 125 (16.13%) BGP
11 110 (14.19%) Wireless
12 109 (14.06%) OSPF
13 106 (13.68%) DHCP
14 97 (12.52%) TCP/IP
15 81 (10.45%) Network Security
16 80 (10.32%) Internet
17 64 (8.26%) EIGRP
18 63 (8.13%) Cisco Nexus
19 52 (6.71%) SNMP
20 51 (6.58%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.06%) MySQL
3 13 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.03%) Big Data
4 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.77%) Informix
5 6 (0.77%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.65%) BusinessObjects XI
7 4 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.26%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Subversion
1 4 (0.52%) JIRA
1 4 (0.52%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (0.52%) Hudson
1 4 (0.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 127 (16.39%) Finance
2 50 (6.45%) Law
3 49 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.87%) Legal
5 16 (2.06%) Advertising
6 15 (1.94%) Games
7 14 (1.81%) Retail
8 13 (1.68%) Banking
8 13 (1.68%) Back Office
9 6 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.65%) Billing
10 5 (0.65%) Marketing
11 4 (0.52%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.26%) Local Government
12 2 (0.26%) Electronics
12 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Front Office
13 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 200 (25.81%) Network Engineer
2 119 (15.35%) Analyst
3 112 (14.45%) Support Engineer
4 74 (9.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 70 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 62 (8.00%) Security Engineer
7 46 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 46 (5.94%) Network Security Engineer
8 40 (5.16%) Network Analyst
9 35 (4.52%) Architect
10 32 (4.13%) Senior Security Engineer
10 32 (4.13%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 31 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 29 (3.74%) Operations Engineer
13 28 (3.61%) Consultant
13 28 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
13 28 (3.61%) Support Analyst
13 28 (3.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 25 (3.23%) Administrator
14 25 (3.23%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.84%) HTML
2 17 (2.19%) Web Services
3 14 (1.81%) COM
3 14 (1.81%) LAMP
4 12 (1.55%) XML
5 9 (1.16%) .NET
6 6 (0.77%) Middleware
7 5 (0.65%) X-Windows
7 5 (0.65%) Memcached
8 4 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (0.52%) REST
8 4 (0.52%) SOAP
8 4 (0.52%) WCF
9 3 (0.39%) Rendezvous
10 2 (0.26%) ServiceStack
10 2 (0.26%) WSH
10 2 (0.26%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.13%) SAML
11 1 (0.13%) DCOM
11 1 (0.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.81%) Video Conferencing
2 39 (5.03%) Computer Science
3 37 (4.77%) Clustering
4 35 (4.52%) Statistics
5 33 (4.26%) Replication
6 19 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.81%) CESG
8 13 (1.68%) SecurID
8 13 (1.68%) PKI
9 11 (1.42%) CLARiiON
10 10 (1.29%) Firmware
10 10 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.16%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.03%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.03%) Handset
12 8 (1.03%) Fat Client
13 7 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.90%) AS400
13 7 (0.90%) FlexPod
13 7 (0.90%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 365 (47.10%) Windows
2 171 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 120 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 106 (13.68%) Linux
5 77 (9.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 50 (6.45%) UNIX
7 34 (4.39%) Windows 7
8 32 (4.13%) Solaris
9 30 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (1.68%) Windows 2000
11 10 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (1.03%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.03%) Windows Vista
12 8 (1.03%) AIX
12 8 (1.03%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.65%) Android
14 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.52%) SUSE
15 2 (0.26%) HPUX
15 2 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (30.84%) ITIL
2 118 (15.23%) Network Monitoring
3 97 (12.52%) Network Management
4 63 (8.13%) Change Management
4 63 (8.13%) Load Balancing
5 53 (6.84%) Problem Management
5 53 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 41 (5.29%) Service Management
7 37 (4.77%) Capacity Planning
8 35 (4.52%) Service Delivery
8 35 (4.52%) Business Continuity
9 34 (4.39%) Incident Management
10 33 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
11 32 (4.13%) Performance Monitoring
11 32 (4.13%) PRINCE2
12 31 (4.00%) Network Design
13 30 (3.87%) Project Management
13 30 (3.87%) Capacity Management
14 29 (3.74%) Change Control
15 28 (3.61%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 181 (23.35%) SQL
2 45 (5.81%) PowerShell
3 31 (4.00%) Perl
4 26 (3.35%) C
5 20 (2.58%) Python
6 14 (1.81%) VB
6 14 (1.81%) Java
6 14 (1.81%) PHP
7 12 (1.55%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.65%) VBScript
9 5 (0.65%) Ruby
10 3 (0.39%) C#
11 2 (0.26%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.26%) JCL
11 2 (0.26%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.13%) VBA
12 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 258 (33.29%) Cisco Certification
2 178 (22.97%) CCNP
3 116 (14.97%) CCNA
4 93 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 84 (10.84%) Degree
6 81 (10.45%) Security Cleared
7 71 (9.16%) MCSE
8 48 (6.19%) SC Cleared
9 32 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 31 (4.00%) MCSA
11 24 (3.10%) CCIE
12 22 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (2.19%) Network+ Certification
14 16 (2.06%) CCSA
14 16 (2.06%) CCIP
14 16 (2.06%) MCITP
15 13 (1.68%) DV Cleared
16 10 (1.29%) CISSP
16 10 (1.29%) JNCIA
17 9 (1.16%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (14.19%) SLA
2 14 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.39%) QA
6 2 (0.26%) COBIT
6 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 233 (30.06%) Active Directory
2 151 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (12.13%) Hyper-V
4 67 (8.65%) XenApp
4 67 (8.65%) vSphere
5 41 (5.29%) VMware ESX
6 32 (4.13%) XenDesktop
7 28 (3.61%) ISA Server
8 26 (3.35%) Forefront TMG
8 26 (3.35%) UAG
9 19 (2.45%) Terminal Services
10 12 (1.55%) NFS
10 12 (1.55%) Snort
11 11 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (1.29%) IAG
13 7 (0.90%) XenServer
13 7 (0.90%) Xen
13 7 (0.90%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.65%) Varnish
14 5 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 113 (14.58%) SCOM
2 102 (13.16%) Nagios
3 94 (12.13%) SolarWinds Orion
4 70 (9.03%) SCCM
5 63 (8.13%) OpenView
6 46 (5.94%) Cisco CUCM
7 45 (5.81%) CiscoWorks
8 44 (5.68%) Cacti
9 41 (5.29%) HP SIM
10 40 (5.16%) WSUS
11 30 (3.87%) Puppet
12 27 (3.48%) Cisco UCCX
13 23 (2.97%) Tivoli
13 23 (2.97%) CA Spectrum
14 22 (2.84%) MOM
15 20 (2.58%) EMC NetWorker
16 19 (2.45%) Netcool
17 18 (2.32%) OPNET
18 17 (2.19%) NetBackup
18 17 (2.19%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 431 (55.61%) Cisco
2 270 (34.84%) VMware
3 239 (30.84%) HP
4 221 (28.52%) Microsoft
5 174 (22.45%) CheckPoint
6 146 (18.84%) Juniper
7 137 (17.68%) Citrix
8 134 (17.29%) F5
9 73 (9.42%) Riverbed
10 60 (7.74%) Dell
11 53 (6.84%) EMC
12 48 (6.19%) NetApp
13 47 (6.06%) Aruba
14 45 (5.81%) Red Hat
15 41 (5.29%) Symantec
16 36 (4.65%) IBM
17 32 (4.13%) Nortel
18 31 (4.00%) BMC
19 29 (3.74%) ProCurve
20 28 (3.61%) Blue Coat
North London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus potential
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Natural Resources Wales
Salary: From £31,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Natural Resources Wales
Salary: From £31,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + £6k on call allowance, annual bonu
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, private medica
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TRG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus (10%) + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago