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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 511 581 541
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -40
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 404 424 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.03% 0.87% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 336 364 443
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%

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
39279 48862 55065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.92% 45.41% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 31486 39833 44629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +66 373 £42,500 -8.60% 33
London +4 124 £50,000 - 7
South East +97 113 £40,000 -5.88% 7
West Midlands +14 44 £34,000 -20.00% 6
East Midlands +37 43 £42,500 +8.97% 3
Northamptonshire +38 34 £48,750 +14.70% 1
East of England +28 34 £47,500 +18.75%
Buckinghamshire +47 30 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Milton Keynes +42 29 £41,250 -36.53% 1
Kent +40 28 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Surrey -6 24 £36,750 +13.07% 1
Cambridgeshire +25 21 £46,900 +17.25%
Cambridge - 21 £46,900 -
Bedfordshire - 20 £47,500 -
Northampton +31 19 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North West -26 19 £33,328 -21.58% 5
South West +22 18 £51,000 +13.33% 4
Manchester -22 16 £32,914 -22.55%
Bedford - 16 £60,000 -
Luton - 15 £53,750 -
Kettering - 15 £53,750 -
Solihull - 14 £30,313 - 1
Scotland +38 13 £37,500 +10.74%
Oxfordshire +32 13 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Edinburgh +25 12 £37,500 +25.00%
Coventry +11 12 £40,500 -15.62% 3
Birmingham -6 12 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Bristol +12 9 £54,500 +21.11% 4
Nottinghamshire +3 8 £32,431 - 1
Wales -6 8 £42,500 -22.72%

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 508 (62.18%) Cisco
2 356 (43.57%) Firewall
3 334 (40.88%) Cisco Certification
4 318 (38.92%) VMware
5 307 (37.58%) Windows
6 297 (36.35%) ITIL
7 282 (34.52%) WAN
8 268 (32.80%) LAN
9 257 (31.46%) Microsoft
10 237 (29.01%) Data Centre
11 231 (28.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 223 (27.29%) Active Directory
13 204 (24.97%) CCNA
14 203 (24.85%) CCNP
15 189 (23.13%) Cisco Nexus
16 183 (22.40%) Wireless
17 172 (21.05%) DNS
18 167 (20.44%) Windows Server
19 162 (19.83%) SAN
20 152 (18.60%) CheckPoint
21 141 (17.26%) DHCP
22 140 (17.14%) HP
22 140 (17.14%) F5
23 139 (17.01%) MPLS
24 137 (16.77%) Cisco ASA
25 128 (15.67%) PowerShell
25 128 (15.67%) SQL
26 127 (15.54%) VoIP
27 126 (15.42%) Linux
28 125 (15.30%) Finance

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 81 (9.91%) MS Exchange
2 54 (6.61%) IIS
3 48 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (5.02%) Skype for Business
5 34 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (2.20%) SharePoint
7 16 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (1.71%) OpenStack
9 13 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.98%) Apache
11 8 (0.98%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.86%) Confluence
13 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.24%) nginx
15 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 67 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.84%) MS Office
3 10 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 90 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (9.67%) Office 365
3 64 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (3.43%) SaaS
5 14 (1.71%) IaaS
6 11 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.10%) PaaS
8 8 (0.98%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.86%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.37%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.24%) G Suite
11 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 356 (43.57%) Firewall
2 282 (34.52%) WAN
3 268 (32.80%) LAN
4 189 (23.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 183 (22.40%) Wireless
6 172 (21.05%) DNS
7 162 (19.83%) SAN
8 141 (17.26%) DHCP
9 139 (17.01%) MPLS
10 137 (16.77%) Cisco ASA
11 127 (15.54%) VoIP
12 123 (15.06%) VPN
13 119 (14.57%) TCP/IP
14 116 (14.20%) OSPF
15 114 (13.95%) BGP
16 86 (10.53%) Network Security
17 76 (9.30%) Wireshark
18 73 (8.94%) EIGRP
19 69 (8.45%) VLAN
20 64 (7.83%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (1.71%) MySQL
4 14 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.47%) Hadoop
6 11 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.10%) DB2
7 9 (1.10%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (0.98%) Big Data
8 8 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.61%) OLTP
10 5 (0.61%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (2.94%) JIRA
2 11 (1.35%) Redmine
3 7 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.49%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.37%) Fiddler
5 3 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.24%) Ant
6 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.24%) CircleCI
6 2 (0.24%) Gatling
6 2 (0.24%) Hudson
6 2 (0.24%) JMeter
6 2 (0.24%) JUnit
General
1 125 (15.30%) Finance
2 37 (4.53%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.67%) Banking
4 29 (3.55%) Legal
5 14 (1.71%) Advertising
6 13 (1.59%) Retail
7 12 (1.47%) Law
8 9 (1.10%) Back Office
8 9 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.98%) Military
10 7 (0.86%) Marketing
11 2 (0.24%) Billing
11 2 (0.24%) German Language
11 2 (0.24%) Local Government
11 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 252 (30.84%) Network Engineer
2 145 (17.75%) Analyst
3 86 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 75 (9.18%) Support Engineer
5 74 (9.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 65 (7.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 55 (6.73%) Senior Network Engineer
8 52 (6.36%) Support Analyst
9 45 (5.51%) Network Analyst
10 43 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 41 (5.02%) Administrator
11 41 (5.02%) Applications Support
11 41 (5.02%) Operations Analyst
12 40 (4.90%) Network Support
13 39 (4.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 36 (4.41%) IT Engineer
15 34 (4.16%) Security Engineer
16 28 (3.43%) Applications Support Analyst
16 28 (3.43%) Systems Engineer
17 27 (3.30%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.28%) Web Services
2 28 (3.43%) .NET
3 19 (2.33%) 802.1X
4 9 (1.10%) Middleware
5 8 (0.98%) XML
6 5 (0.61%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.49%) LAMP
8 3 (0.37%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (0.37%) WCF
9 2 (0.24%) CSS
9 2 (0.24%) HTML
10 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.12%) CGI
10 1 (0.12%) WAP
10 1 (0.12%) XMPP
10 1 (0.12%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 237 (29.01%) Data Centre
2 55 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (6.61%) Management Information System
4 38 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
5 32 (3.92%) Statistics
6 29 (3.55%) Clustering
7 28 (3.43%) PKI
8 23 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
9 20 (2.45%) Computer Science
10 15 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.71%) Blackberry
12 13 (1.59%) Driving Licence
13 11 (1.35%) AS400
13 11 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 11 (1.35%) IVR
14 10 (1.22%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.22%) Private Cloud
14 10 (1.22%) Public Cloud
15 9 (1.10%) Mathematics
16 8 (0.98%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 307 (37.58%) Windows
2 167 (20.44%) Windows Server
3 126 (15.42%) Linux
4 111 (13.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 105 (12.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 44 (5.39%) Unix
8 18 (2.20%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.47%) CentOS
9 12 (1.47%) Windows XP
10 10 (1.22%) VyOS
11 9 (1.10%) AIX
11 9 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.98%) OpenVMS
12 8 (0.98%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.98%) Windows 2000
13 7 (0.86%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.61%) Solaris
15 3 (0.37%) Android
15 3 (0.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (36.35%) ITIL
2 120 (14.69%) Network Monitoring
3 83 (10.16%) Change Management
4 82 (10.04%) Problem Management
4 82 (10.04%) Service Delivery
5 67 (8.20%) Network Management
6 57 (6.98%) Load Balancing
7 56 (6.85%) High Availability
8 51 (6.24%) Change Control
8 51 (6.24%) Project Management
8 51 (6.24%) Service Management
9 49 (6.00%) Migration
9 49 (6.00%) Network Design
9 49 (6.00%) Patch Management
10 46 (5.63%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 42 (5.14%) WAN Optimisation
12 41 (5.02%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 41 (5.02%) Performance Monitoring
13 40 (4.90%) Incident Management
14 38 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (15.67%) PowerShell
1 128 (15.67%) SQL
2 40 (4.90%) Python
3 32 (3.92%) C
4 27 (3.30%) Bash Shell
5 21 (2.57%) T-SQL
6 20 (2.45%) Java
6 20 (2.45%) Perl
7 18 (2.20%) C#
8 12 (1.47%) Korn
8 12 (1.47%) Ruby
9 9 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.86%) VBScript
11 6 (0.73%) PHP
11 6 (0.73%) R
12 5 (0.61%) RPG
12 5 (0.61%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.49%) VB
14 3 (0.37%) Tcl
15 1 (0.12%) Lua
Qualifications
1 334 (40.88%) Cisco Certification
2 204 (24.97%) CCNA
3 203 (24.85%) CCNP
4 111 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 83 (10.16%) MCSE
6 73 (8.94%) Degree
7 56 (6.85%) CCIE
8 40 (4.90%) MCITP
9 36 (4.41%) CISSP
10 35 (4.28%) Security Cleared
11 33 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (2.57%) MCSA
12 21 (2.57%) SANS
13 19 (2.33%) CCDP
13 19 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
13 19 (2.33%) Security+ Certification
14 17 (2.08%) CCSE
14 17 (2.08%) CISM
14 17 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
15 16 (1.96%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (8.81%) SLA
2 35 (4.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (2.69%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.37%) BS7799
4 3 (0.37%) QA
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 231 (28.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 223 (27.29%) Active Directory
3 53 (6.49%) VMware ESX
4 49 (6.00%) Virtual Servers
5 43 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 28 (3.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 28 (3.43%) XenApp
7 26 (3.18%) vSphere
8 20 (2.45%) NFS
9 18 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
10 17 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (2.08%) Xen
11 13 (1.59%) ISA Server
12 12 (1.47%) Samba
13 11 (1.35%) DFS Replication
13 11 (1.35%) Docker
13 11 (1.35%) VMware Server
14 10 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
15 9 (1.10%) Snort
16 8 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 104 (12.73%) Cisco Prime
2 102 (12.48%) SCOM
3 82 (10.04%) SCCM
4 80 (9.79%) Nagios
5 67 (8.20%) SolarWinds Orion
6 32 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 32 (3.92%) Puppet
7 26 (3.18%) Ansible
8 25 (3.06%) FortiGate
9 16 (1.96%) Cacti
10 14 (1.71%) Nessus
11 13 (1.59%) WSUS
12 11 (1.35%) OpenView
13 10 (1.22%) HP SIM
14 9 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
14 9 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (1.10%) RSA enVision
14 9 (1.10%) RSA Security Analytics
14 9 (1.10%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.98%) EnCase
Vendors
1 508 (62.18%) Cisco
2 318 (38.92%) VMware
3 257 (31.46%) Microsoft
4 152 (18.60%) CheckPoint
5 140 (17.14%) F5
5 140 (17.14%) HP
6 115 (14.08%) Juniper
7 109 (13.34%) Palo Alto
8 107 (13.10%) Citrix
9 85 (10.40%) NetApp
10 68 (8.32%) Riverbed
11 49 (6.00%) IBM
12 48 (5.88%) Forcepoint
13 38 (4.65%) Meraki
13 38 (4.65%) Splunk
14 37 (4.53%) EMC
15 32 (3.92%) Avaya
15 32 (3.92%) Dell
16 30 (3.67%) Blue Coat
16 30 (3.67%) Dynatrace
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 46k per year + Bonus, Pension,Holidays, Discounts and more!
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent pension + holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Full Corporate Bens Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
Valis IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + equity stake
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Thebes IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 16 days ago
Hampshire
SKYSCAPE Cloud Services
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £39K
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
SKYSCAPE Cloud Services
Posted: 11 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Egham
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Worthing
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago