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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 528 599 594
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -5
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 424 283 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.56% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 367 239 293
Average salary £40,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-7.97% -2.97%

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
54236 50826 57125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.54% 47.73% 48.64%
Number of salaries quoted 42982 41717 47758
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 23 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 23 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 +89 420 £40,500 -10.00% 47
London +31 169 £47,500 -5.00% 16
South East +64 116 £35,000 - 13
Surrey +34 76 £33,500 -4.28% 6
East of England +23 59 £40,000 -2.43% 5
West Yorkshire +10 46 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Leeds 0 46 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Yorkshire -19 46 £42,500 -5.55% 4
City of London +20 40 £56,500 +10.24% 4
Hertfordshire +16 37 £42,500 +4.93% 3
Reigate -14 24 £26,250 -22.22% 3
Croydon -1 16 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Suffolk - 13 £40,000 -
Berkshire +1 12 £42,000 -40.00%
Hampshire -2 12 £40,000 +14.28% 3
West Midlands -9 12 £35,740 -10.65% 7
Letchworth - 12 £45,000 - 1
Kent +12 11 £50,000 +29.03% 4
North West -18 10 £26,500 -24.28% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 10 £30,500 -
Basingstoke - 10 £37,500 -
Watford -2 9 £45,500 +13.75% 1
Maidenhead -11 9 - -
Birmingham +1 8 £32,604 - 2
Guildford - 8 £33,250 -
Ipswich - 8 £40,000 -
Essex -8 7 £40,500 -10.00% 2
Leatherhead -11 7 £31,250 -3.84%
South West -46 7 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Stevenage - 7 £45,000 -

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 452 (56.64%) Cisco
2 370 (46.37%) Windows
3 286 (35.84%) Firewall
4 274 (34.34%) VMware
5 272 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
6 257 (32.21%) WAN
7 247 (30.95%) Active Directory
8 245 (30.70%) ITIL
9 244 (30.58%) Microsoft
10 236 (29.57%) HP
11 215 (26.94%) LAN
12 188 (23.56%) CCNP
13 185 (23.18%) VPN
14 179 (22.43%) SQL
15 174 (21.80%) MS Exchange
16 173 (21.68%) Windows Server 2008
17 171 (21.43%) MS Excel
18 165 (20.68%) SAN
19 162 (20.30%) CheckPoint
20 159 (19.92%) VMware Infrastructure
21 153 (19.17%) MPLS
21 153 (19.17%) VoIP
22 148 (18.55%) Juniper
23 142 (17.79%) Cisco ASA
24 137 (17.17%) Finance
25 136 (17.04%) Citrix
26 131 (16.42%) SLA
27 130 (16.29%) DNS
28 128 (16.04%) BGP
29 122 (15.29%) CCNA

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 174 (21.80%) MS Exchange
2 83 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (5.51%) Lync
4 40 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 39 (4.89%) SharePoint
6 36 (4.51%) IIS
7 21 (2.63%) Apache
7 21 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (1.50%) Tomcat
11 11 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (1.00%) Moodle
13 3 (0.38%) CMS
13 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (0.38%) SAS
14 2 (0.25%) iPlanet
14 2 (0.25%) Jetty
15 1 (0.13%) nginx
15 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 171 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 57 (7.14%) MS Office
3 24 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.88%) AWD
2 5 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) RMDS
3 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Summit
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (1.50%) Office 365
3 8 (1.00%) SaaS
4 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.75%) IaaS
6 3 (0.38%) IBM SmartCloud
6 3 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.38%) PaaS
7 2 (0.25%) GitHub
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 286 (35.84%) Firewall
2 257 (32.21%) WAN
3 215 (26.94%) LAN
4 185 (23.18%) VPN
5 165 (20.68%) SAN
6 153 (19.17%) MPLS
6 153 (19.17%) VoIP
7 142 (17.79%) Cisco ASA
8 130 (16.29%) DNS
9 128 (16.04%) BGP
10 113 (14.16%) OSPF
11 108 (13.53%) Wireless
12 97 (12.16%) TCP/IP
12 97 (12.16%) DHCP
13 88 (11.03%) Internet
14 82 (10.28%) Network Security
15 62 (7.77%) EIGRP
16 61 (7.64%) Cisco Nexus
17 53 (6.64%) Ethernet
18 52 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 51 (6.39%) MySQL
3 11 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.13%) Informix
6 8 (1.00%) Big Data
6 8 (1.00%) BusinessObjects XI
7 7 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (0.88%) Subversion
1 7 (0.88%) JIRA
1 7 (0.88%) Git (software)
1 7 (0.88%) Hudson
1 7 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 137 (17.17%) Finance
2 54 (6.77%) Telecoms
3 44 (5.51%) Law
4 35 (4.39%) Legal
5 18 (2.26%) Games
6 17 (2.13%) Advertising
7 14 (1.75%) Retail
8 13 (1.63%) Back Office
9 12 (1.50%) Banking
10 8 (1.00%) Billing
11 7 (0.88%) Marketing
12 6 (0.75%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.50%) Local Government
13 4 (0.50%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.25%) Electronics
14 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 217 (27.19%) Network Engineer
2 117 (14.66%) Support Engineer
3 116 (14.54%) Analyst
4 73 (9.15%) Senior Network Engineer
5 71 (8.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 63 (7.89%) Security Engineer
7 47 (5.89%) Network Security Engineer
8 41 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support
9 35 (4.39%) Network Analyst
9 35 (4.39%) Operations Engineer
10 33 (4.14%) Infrastructure Technician
11 32 (4.01%) Senior Security Engineer
11 32 (4.01%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 30 (3.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 30 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
13 29 (3.63%) Architect
13 29 (3.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 28 (3.51%) Consultant
15 26 (3.26%) Support Analyst
16 25 (3.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.76%) HTML
2 14 (1.75%) COM
3 13 (1.63%) Web Services
3 13 (1.63%) LAMP
4 11 (1.38%) XML
5 8 (1.00%) Middleware
6 7 (0.88%) X-Windows
6 7 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (0.75%) .NET
7 6 (0.75%) Memcached
8 2 (0.25%) ServiceStack
8 2 (0.25%) WSH
8 2 (0.25%) SAML
8 2 (0.25%) Rendezvous
8 2 (0.25%) CSS
9 1 (0.13%) SOAP
9 1 (0.13%) REST
9 1 (0.13%) WCF
9 1 (0.13%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.76%) Video Conferencing
2 42 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 37 (4.64%) Statistics
5 31 (3.88%) Clustering
6 28 (3.51%) Replication
7 21 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.75%) CESG
9 13 (1.63%) PKI
9 13 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.50%) SecurID
10 12 (1.50%) CLARiiON
10 12 (1.50%) Firmware
11 10 (1.25%) Blackberry
12 9 (1.13%) User Experience
13 8 (1.00%) Handset
14 7 (0.88%) Fat Client
14 7 (0.88%) iSeries
14 7 (0.88%) AS400
14 7 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 370 (46.37%) Windows
2 173 (21.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 119 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 106 (13.28%) Linux
5 80 (10.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (5.26%) UNIX
7 39 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (4.14%) Windows 7
9 31 (3.88%) Solaris
10 14 (1.75%) Windows 2000
11 10 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (1.13%) Windows 8
12 9 (1.13%) AIX
13 8 (1.00%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.00%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.63%) Android
15 4 (0.50%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.50%) SUSE
16 2 (0.25%) HPUX
17 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (30.70%) ITIL
2 122 (15.29%) Network Monitoring
3 97 (12.16%) Network Management
4 68 (8.52%) Change Management
5 56 (7.02%) Load Balancing
6 55 (6.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 50 (6.27%) Problem Management
8 41 (5.14%) Kalman Filter
9 40 (5.01%) Business Continuity
9 40 (5.01%) Service Management
10 39 (4.89%) PRINCE2
11 38 (4.76%) Service Delivery
11 38 (4.76%) Change Control
12 37 (4.64%) Capacity Planning
13 34 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
13 34 (4.26%) Project Management
14 33 (4.14%) Incident Management
15 32 (4.01%) Network Design
16 27 (3.38%) Root Cause Analysis
17 26 (3.26%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (22.43%) SQL
2 37 (4.64%) PowerShell
3 32 (4.01%) Perl
4 27 (3.38%) C
5 19 (2.38%) Python
6 17 (2.13%) PHP
7 15 (1.88%) VB
7 15 (1.88%) Bash Shell
8 14 (1.75%) Java
9 10 (1.25%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.63%) VBScript
11 4 (0.50%) Ruby
12 2 (0.25%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.25%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.13%) VBA
13 1 (0.13%) JCL
Qualifications
1 272 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
2 188 (23.56%) CCNP
3 122 (15.29%) CCNA
4 85 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 85 (10.65%) Degree
5 80 (10.03%) Security Cleared
6 62 (7.77%) MCSE
7 49 (6.14%) SC Cleared
8 35 (4.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 28 (3.51%) CCIE
10 26 (3.26%) MCSA
11 23 (2.88%) Network+ Certification
12 19 (2.38%) CCSA
12 19 (2.38%) MCITP
13 16 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (2.01%) CCIP
14 15 (1.88%) JNCIA
15 14 (1.75%) CISSP
15 14 (1.75%) DV Cleared
16 12 (1.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (16.42%) SLA
2 13 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 247 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 159 (19.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (12.78%) Hyper-V
4 64 (8.02%) XenApp
5 59 (7.39%) vSphere
6 42 (5.26%) VMware ESX
7 27 (3.38%) ISA Server
8 26 (3.26%) XenDesktop
9 23 (2.88%) Forefront TMG
9 23 (2.88%) UAG
10 17 (2.13%) Terminal Services
11 12 (1.50%) NFS
12 11 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (1.25%) Snort
13 10 (1.25%) IAG
14 7 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 7 (0.88%) XenServer
14 7 (0.88%) Xen
14 7 (0.88%) VMware Server
15 6 (0.75%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 122 (15.29%) SCOM
2 105 (13.16%) Nagios
3 96 (12.03%) SolarWinds Orion
4 67 (8.40%) SCCM
5 65 (8.15%) OpenView
6 54 (6.77%) Cisco CUCM
7 51 (6.39%) Cacti
8 45 (5.64%) HP SIM
9 44 (5.51%) WSUS
10 41 (5.14%) CiscoWorks
11 33 (4.14%) Cisco UCCX
12 30 (3.76%) Puppet
13 23 (2.88%) CA Spectrum
14 22 (2.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 21 (2.63%) MOM
16 20 (2.51%) Tivoli
16 20 (2.51%) NetBackup
17 18 (2.26%) OPNET
17 18 (2.26%) EMC NetWorker
18 16 (2.01%) Netcool
Vendors
1 452 (56.64%) Cisco
2 274 (34.34%) VMware
3 244 (30.58%) Microsoft
4 236 (29.57%) HP
5 162 (20.30%) CheckPoint
6 148 (18.55%) Juniper
7 136 (17.04%) Citrix
8 121 (15.16%) F5
9 70 (8.77%) Riverbed
10 54 (6.77%) EMC
10 54 (6.77%) Red Hat
11 51 (6.39%) Dell
12 47 (5.89%) NetApp
13 46 (5.76%) Aruba
14 44 (5.51%) Symantec
15 36 (4.51%) IBM
16 31 (3.88%) BMC
17 29 (3.63%) Avaya
18 26 (3.26%) Sophos
19 25 (3.13%) Blue Coat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benifits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + pension, bonus, medical, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £32,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: Salary & package reflects the seniority of this post. please call.
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago