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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 588 592 641
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +49
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 337 371 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.67% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 259 281 221
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%

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
51571 55131 51801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.60% 46.68% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 41660 44546 42531
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 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 3 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 -7 313 £45,000 - 88
London -6 138 £52,500 +3.96% 18
South East +23 90 £46,500 +20.77% 25
Surrey +11 49 £47,500 +23.37% 8
East of England +22 44 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Essex +27 34 £42,500 +32.81% 1
City of London +3 22 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Brentwood +9 19 - - 1
Berkshire -6 18 £41,250 -25.00% 5
Reading -2 15 £52,500 - 2
Scotland +10 14 £60,000 +86.35% 1
South West -19 13 £36,000 -24.21% 7
Guildford +11 12 £46,500 +20.77% 2
Glasgow - 11 £60,000 -
East Midlands +8 9 £37,500 -1.31% 3
North West -12 9 £38,750 +10.71% 15
West Sussex +9 8 £42,500 +24.08%
Crawley +9 8 £42,500 +57.40%
Yorkshire -7 8 £26,000 -39.53% 7
South Wales -2 7 £28,000 -30.00%
Wales -10 7 £28,000 -30.00%
Gloucestershire +3 6 - - 1
Hampshire -4 6 £50,000 -11.11% 2
Manchester -4 6 £38,750 +10.71% 7
Hertfordshire -9 6 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Cardiff -12 6 £28,000 -30.00%
Derbyshire - 6 £40,500 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 6 £45,000 - 8
Leeds -3 5 £25,000 -50.00% 5
West Yorkshire -5 5 £25,000 -47.36% 6

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 476 (56.94%) Cisco
2 428 (51.20%) Windows
3 338 (40.43%) Firewall
4 326 (39.00%) VMware
5 274 (32.78%) WAN
6 255 (30.50%) LAN
6 255 (30.50%) HP
6 255 (30.50%) Cisco Certification
7 254 (30.38%) Active Directory
8 248 (29.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 234 (27.99%) Microsoft
10 206 (24.64%) ITIL
11 197 (23.56%) Linux
12 195 (23.33%) Citrix
13 190 (22.73%) VPN
14 178 (21.29%) Finance
14 178 (21.29%) CheckPoint
15 176 (21.05%) TCP/IP
16 175 (20.93%) DNS
17 174 (20.81%) Cisco ASA
18 173 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
19 170 (20.33%) DHCP
20 166 (19.86%) CCNA
21 159 (19.02%) Data Centre
22 157 (18.78%) SAN
23 155 (18.54%) Load Balancing
24 147 (17.58%) CCNP
25 146 (17.46%) Wireless
26 141 (16.87%) F5
27 132 (15.79%) BGP

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 121 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 87 (10.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 52 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 42 (5.02%) Lync
6 33 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 31 (3.71%) IIS
8 30 (3.59%) SharePoint
9 17 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (1.20%) Apache
12 7 (0.84%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.84%) Confluence
13 5 (0.60%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.24%) WorkSite
16 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.24%) nginx
Applications
1 88 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 46 (5.50%) MS Office
3 14 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.84%) AWD
2 5 (0.60%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.44%) Office 365
1 12 (1.44%) GitHub
2 8 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.96%) SaaS
3 4 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (0.48%) Google Drive
3 4 (0.48%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.24%) IaaS
4 2 (0.24%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 338 (40.43%) Firewall
2 274 (32.78%) WAN
3 255 (30.50%) LAN
4 190 (22.73%) VPN
5 176 (21.05%) TCP/IP
6 175 (20.93%) DNS
7 174 (20.81%) Cisco ASA
8 170 (20.33%) DHCP
9 157 (18.78%) SAN
10 146 (17.46%) Wireless
11 132 (15.79%) BGP
12 121 (14.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 120 (14.35%) VoIP
14 116 (13.88%) MPLS
15 108 (12.92%) OSPF
16 105 (12.56%) Network Security
17 80 (9.57%) Internet
18 78 (9.33%) VLAN
18 78 (9.33%) Wireshark
19 73 (8.73%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 73 (8.73%) MySQL
3 12 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.72%) Informix
6 6 (0.72%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.48%) Big Data
9 3 (0.36%) Redis
9 3 (0.36%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.24%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.24%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.24%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (1.44%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.84%) SpecFlow
4 7 (0.84%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.84%) JIRA
5 4 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.24%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.24%) Subversion
8 1 (0.12%) GCC
General
1 178 (21.29%) Finance
2 45 (5.38%) Law
3 42 (5.02%) Banking
4 36 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 35 (4.19%) Legal
6 28 (3.35%) Advertising
7 13 (1.56%) Retail
8 12 (1.44%) Marketing
9 10 (1.20%) Publishing
9 10 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.84%) Front Office
12 6 (0.72%) Back Office
12 6 (0.72%) Mandarin Language
12 6 (0.72%) Spanish Language
12 6 (0.72%) French Language
13 4 (0.48%) Games
14 3 (0.36%) Military
14 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 222 (26.56%) Network Engineer
2 133 (15.91%) Analyst
3 91 (10.89%) Support Engineer
4 56 (6.70%) Architect
5 55 (6.58%) Senior Network Engineer
6 54 (6.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 47 (5.62%) Network Analyst
8 39 (4.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 38 (4.55%) Network Support
10 33 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
10 33 (3.95%) Team Leader
10 33 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
11 27 (3.23%) Server Analyst
12 26 (3.11%) Network Architect
12 26 (3.11%) Server Support
13 25 (2.99%) Security Engineer
13 25 (2.99%) Infrastructure Architect
14 24 (2.87%) Support Analyst
15 23 (2.75%) Network Security Engineer
15 23 (2.75%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.51%) .NET
2 14 (1.67%) Web Services
3 12 (1.44%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (1.08%) .NET Framework
5 8 (0.96%) HTML
5 8 (0.96%) XMPP
6 7 (0.84%) AngularJS
6 7 (0.84%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (0.84%) HTML5
6 7 (0.84%) SAML
6 7 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.72%) SAP Basis
8 5 (0.60%) XML
9 3 (0.36%) COM
9 3 (0.36%) OLE
9 3 (0.36%) Memcached
9 3 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.36%) AppFabric
10 2 (0.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 159 (19.02%) Data Centre
2 68 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (6.70%) Clustering
4 54 (6.46%) Replication
5 40 (4.78%) Management Information System
6 37 (4.43%) CMDB
7 28 (3.35%) Hedge funds
8 24 (2.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 18 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
9 18 (2.15%) Statistics
10 13 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.44%) Computer Science
12 11 (1.32%) EMC VNX
13 10 (1.20%) Digital Media
13 10 (1.20%) PKI
14 8 (0.96%) AS400
14 8 (0.96%) EMC VMAX
15 7 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.84%) iPad
16 6 (0.72%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 428 (51.20%) Windows
2 197 (23.56%) Linux
3 173 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 114 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (9.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 78 (9.33%) UNIX
7 45 (5.38%) Solaris
8 40 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (4.67%) Windows 7
10 25 (2.99%) Ubuntu
11 16 (1.91%) AIX
11 16 (1.91%) CentOS
12 12 (1.44%) Fedora
12 12 (1.44%) Windows XP
12 12 (1.44%) Windows Vista
13 11 (1.32%) Windows 2000
14 8 (0.96%) Android
15 7 (0.84%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.72%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (24.64%) ITIL
2 155 (18.54%) Load Balancing
3 130 (15.55%) Network Monitoring
4 91 (10.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 72 (8.61%) Change Management
6 59 (7.06%) Business Continuity
7 49 (5.86%) Project Management
8 47 (5.62%) Network Management
9 46 (5.50%) High Availability
10 44 (5.26%) Change Control
11 43 (5.14%) Incident Management
12 42 (5.02%) Technical Architecture
13 39 (4.67%) Infrastructure Management
14 38 (4.55%) Service Management
15 37 (4.43%) WAN Optimisation
16 34 (4.07%) Performance Monitoring
16 34 (4.07%) Requirements Analysis
17 33 (3.95%) Security Patching
18 31 (3.71%) Network Design
19 30 (3.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 89 (10.65%) SQL
2 79 (9.45%) PowerShell
3 47 (5.62%) Perl
4 35 (4.19%) Python
5 33 (3.95%) Bash Shell
6 30 (3.59%) C
7 20 (2.39%) Ruby
8 13 (1.56%) Korn
8 13 (1.56%) Java
8 13 (1.56%) JavaScript
9 7 (0.84%) C#
9 7 (0.84%) PHP
9 7 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.72%) Bourne shell
11 4 (0.48%) VBScript
11 4 (0.48%) VB
12 3 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 255 (30.50%) Cisco Certification
2 166 (19.86%) CCNA
3 147 (17.58%) CCNP
4 68 (8.13%) Security Cleared
5 64 (7.66%) Degree
6 54 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 44 (5.26%) MCSE
8 41 (4.90%) DV Cleared
9 29 (3.47%) SC Cleared
9 29 (3.47%) CCIE
10 20 (2.39%) CISSP
11 18 (2.15%) CCSA
12 17 (2.03%) MCITP
13 15 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (1.67%) CCSE
14 14 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (1.08%) Check Point Certification
15 9 (1.08%) CCDA
16 8 (0.96%) MCSA
17 7 (0.84%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (15.67%) SLA
2 23 (2.75%) PCI DSS
3 22 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.32%) QA
5 5 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 254 (30.38%) Active Directory
2 248 (29.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (4.90%) Hyper-V
4 40 (4.78%) VMware ESX
5 37 (4.43%) vSphere
6 31 (3.71%) DFS Replication
7 28 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (3.23%) VMware Server
9 17 (2.03%) XenApp
10 16 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (1.67%) Terminal Services
12 12 (1.44%) Firmware
13 10 (1.20%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.84%) XenServer
15 4 (0.48%) NFS
15 4 (0.48%) Samba
15 4 (0.48%) ProxySG
16 3 (0.36%) Snort
17 2 (0.24%) Xen
17 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 107 (12.80%) Nagios
2 94 (11.24%) SCOM
3 92 (11.00%) SCCM
4 83 (9.93%) SolarWinds Orion
5 63 (7.54%) CiscoWorks
6 61 (7.30%) HP SIM
7 43 (5.14%) WSUS
8 39 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
9 36 (4.31%) Puppet
10 34 (4.07%) Hyperic
11 26 (3.11%) OpenView
12 23 (2.75%) HP Data Protector
12 23 (2.75%) Cacti
13 21 (2.51%) EMC NetWorker
14 20 (2.39%) Cisco CUCM
15 18 (2.15%) Cisco UCCX
15 18 (2.15%) MOM
16 15 (1.79%) OPNET
16 15 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
17 14 (1.67%) Legato
Vendors
1 476 (56.94%) Cisco
2 326 (39.00%) VMware
3 255 (30.50%) HP
4 234 (27.99%) Microsoft
5 195 (23.33%) Citrix
6 178 (21.29%) CheckPoint
7 141 (16.87%) F5
8 129 (15.43%) Juniper
9 107 (12.80%) NetApp
10 100 (11.96%) Riverbed
11 68 (8.13%) Red Hat
12 50 (5.98%) Symantec
13 46 (5.50%) Oracle
14 41 (4.90%) Fortinet
15 40 (4.78%) Dell
15 40 (4.78%) McAfee
16 36 (4.31%) ArcSight
17 34 (4.07%) EMC
17 34 (4.07%) Mitel
18 30 (3.59%) Lumension
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Salary: Band 6 £26,041 to £34,876
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Extensive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Duff &Phelps
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago