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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 535 583 643
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +60
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 381 360 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.65% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 309 285 213
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,350 £62,150 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%

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
49602 55202 52360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.96% 46.69% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 39937 44725 42809
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 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +54 351 £46,000 +2.22% 34
London +60 174 £50,000 - 9
South East +11 74 £47,500 +11.76% 11
East of England +45 44 £45,000 +12.50%
City of London +16 31 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Essex +34 30 £42,500 +32.81%
Surrey +21 29 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Yorkshire +23 19 £31,750 -23.03% 6
Berkshire +9 19 £60,000 - 1
Brentwood +11 16 - -
Reading -2 16 £58,750 - 1
Scotland +22 15 £60,000 +98.34%
North West +21 15 £50,000 +26.58% 4
Manchester +27 12 £50,000 +13.63% 3
Wales 0 12 £29,500 -26.25% 2
East Midlands -1 12 £32,775 -10.20% 1
South Wales -3 12 £29,500 -26.25% 2
South West -28 12 £33,000 -14.94%
West Sussex +20 11 £42,500 +24.08%
Crawley +15 11 £42,500 +57.40%
Glasgow +13 11 £60,000 +81.81%
Buckinghamshire +5 11 £45,000 - 3
North Yorkshire - 10 £31,750 - 2
Hertfordshire -1 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Cardiff -2 8 £29,500 -26.25% 2
Bedfordshire +22 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Reigate +20 6 £55,000 +111.53%
West Midlands -4 6 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Nottinghamshire -5 6 £30,000 -17.80%
Nottingham -6 6 £30,000 -21.05%

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 533 (62.19%) Cisco
2 421 (49.12%) Windows
3 372 (43.41%) Firewall
4 306 (35.71%) VMware
5 301 (35.12%) WAN
6 278 (32.44%) Cisco Certification
6 278 (32.44%) LAN
7 251 (29.29%) HP
8 234 (27.30%) Microsoft
9 233 (27.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 232 (27.07%) Active Directory
11 218 (25.44%) VPN
12 213 (24.85%) Cisco ASA
13 200 (23.34%) Linux
13 200 (23.34%) Finance
14 198 (23.10%) CheckPoint
15 194 (22.64%) ITIL
16 192 (22.40%) Data Centre
17 182 (21.24%) Wireless
18 179 (20.89%) CCNA
19 172 (20.07%) TCP/IP
20 169 (19.72%) Citrix
20 169 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
21 166 (19.37%) DNS
22 163 (19.02%) F5
23 160 (18.67%) BGP
24 159 (18.55%) CCNP
25 157 (18.32%) Load Balancing
26 156 (18.20%) DHCP
27 148 (17.27%) Network Monitoring

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 115 (13.42%) MS Exchange
2 73 (8.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 43 (5.02%) Lync
5 41 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (3.62%) SharePoint
7 28 (3.27%) IIS
8 25 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (1.52%) Apache
11 10 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.93%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.82%) Confluence
15 5 (0.58%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
17 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
18 2 (0.23%) nginx
18 2 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
19 1 (0.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 92 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 45 (5.25%) MS Office
3 19 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.93%) AWD
3 5 (0.58%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.63%) Office 365
2 13 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.28%) GitHub
4 10 (1.17%) SaaS
5 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.58%) Mimecast
6 5 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.47%) IaaS
7 4 (0.47%) Google Drive
8 3 (0.35%) Sumo Logic
8 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 372 (43.41%) Firewall
2 301 (35.12%) WAN
3 278 (32.44%) LAN
4 218 (25.44%) VPN
5 213 (24.85%) Cisco ASA
6 182 (21.24%) Wireless
7 172 (20.07%) TCP/IP
8 166 (19.37%) DNS
9 160 (18.67%) BGP
10 156 (18.20%) DHCP
11 142 (16.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 140 (16.34%) SAN
13 137 (15.99%) VoIP
14 135 (15.75%) MPLS
15 129 (15.05%) OSPF
16 128 (14.94%) Network Security
17 96 (11.20%) Internet
18 88 (10.27%) Wireshark
19 85 (9.92%) EIGRP
20 77 (8.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 57 (6.65%) MySQL
3 12 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (0.70%) Informix
7 5 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.47%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.47%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.35%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.35%) Redis
10 2 (0.23%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.23%) Big Data
10 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (1.40%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.82%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.82%) JIRA
4 7 (0.82%) SpecFlow
5 5 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.23%) Subversion
7 2 (0.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 200 (23.34%) Finance
2 47 (5.48%) Law
3 45 (5.25%) Telecoms
4 42 (4.90%) Banking
5 35 (4.08%) Advertising
6 28 (3.27%) Legal
7 16 (1.87%) Retail
7 16 (1.87%) Marketing
8 13 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.52%) Publishing
9 9 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.82%) Back Office
11 6 (0.70%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
11 6 (0.70%) French Language
11 6 (0.70%) Front Office
12 5 (0.58%) Local Government
12 5 (0.58%) Games
13 2 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 253 (29.52%) Network Engineer
2 124 (14.47%) Analyst
3 95 (11.09%) Support Engineer
4 69 (8.05%) Senior Network Engineer
5 56 (6.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 51 (5.95%) Network Analyst
7 50 (5.83%) Architect
8 48 (5.60%) Network Support
9 36 (4.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 34 (3.97%) Network Support Engineer
10 34 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
11 31 (3.62%) Consultant
11 31 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support
12 28 (3.27%) Network Architect
13 27 (3.15%) Team Leader
14 26 (3.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 25 (2.92%) Cisco Engineer
16 23 (2.68%) NOC Engineer
17 22 (2.57%) Security Engineer
17 22 (2.57%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.33%) .NET
2 14 (1.63%) Web Services
3 11 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (1.05%) HTML
5 8 (0.93%) .NET Framework
5 8 (0.93%) SAML
6 7 (0.82%) ASP.NET
6 7 (0.82%) XML
6 7 (0.82%) XMPP
6 7 (0.82%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (0.82%) AngularJS
6 7 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (0.82%) HTML5
7 4 (0.47%) REST
7 4 (0.47%) SOAP
8 3 (0.35%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.35%) EDI
8 3 (0.35%) COM
8 3 (0.35%) JSON
8 3 (0.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 192 (22.40%) Data Centre
2 66 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.90%) Replication
4 41 (4.78%) Clustering
5 37 (4.32%) Management Information System
6 34 (3.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 32 (3.73%) CMDB
8 31 (3.62%) Hedge funds
9 25 (2.92%) Video Conferencing
10 18 (2.10%) Statistics
11 13 (1.52%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.52%) Computer Science
11 13 (1.52%) Digital Media
12 11 (1.28%) PKI
13 7 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (0.82%) AS400
13 7 (0.82%) Derivative
13 7 (0.82%) Equities
13 7 (0.82%) CESG
13 7 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 421 (49.12%) Windows
2 200 (23.34%) Linux
3 169 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 122 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (9.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 71 (8.28%) UNIX
7 51 (5.95%) Solaris
8 45 (5.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (4.43%) Windows 7
10 25 (2.92%) Ubuntu
11 15 (1.75%) AIX
11 15 (1.75%) CentOS
12 13 (1.52%) Fedora
13 11 (1.28%) Windows 2000
13 11 (1.28%) Windows XP
13 11 (1.28%) Windows Vista
14 8 (0.93%) Android
15 7 (0.82%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.82%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (22.64%) ITIL
2 157 (18.32%) Load Balancing
3 148 (17.27%) Network Monitoring
4 95 (11.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 72 (8.40%) Change Management
6 57 (6.65%) Network Management
7 54 (6.30%) Project Management
8 47 (5.48%) Business Continuity
9 41 (4.78%) Change Control
10 40 (4.67%) Incident Management
11 39 (4.55%) Migration
12 38 (4.43%) Information Security
13 35 (4.08%) Infrastructure Management
14 34 (3.97%) Service Management
15 33 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
16 32 (3.73%) Network Design
16 32 (3.73%) High Availability
17 31 (3.62%) Technical Architecture
18 30 (3.50%) Kalman Filter
19 29 (3.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 94 (10.97%) SQL
2 83 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 50 (5.83%) Perl
4 39 (4.55%) Python
5 30 (3.50%) Bash Shell
6 20 (2.33%) Ruby
7 17 (1.98%) C
8 12 (1.40%) Korn
8 12 (1.40%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.28%) Java
10 7 (0.82%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.82%) C#
10 7 (0.82%) PHP
11 6 (0.70%) Bourne shell
12 4 (0.47%) VBScript
12 4 (0.47%) VB
13 3 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 278 (32.44%) Cisco Certification
2 179 (20.89%) CCNA
3 159 (18.55%) CCNP
4 60 (7.00%) Degree
5 53 (6.18%) Security Cleared
6 45 (5.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (4.43%) MCSE
8 34 (3.97%) DV Cleared
9 30 (3.50%) CISSP
10 27 (3.15%) CCIE
10 27 (3.15%) SC Cleared
11 20 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (1.98%) CCSE
13 13 (1.52%) MCITP
13 13 (1.52%) CCSA
14 11 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (1.05%) Check Point Certification
16 8 (0.93%) CCDP
17 7 (0.82%) CCDA
18 5 (0.58%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (14.24%) SLA
2 37 (4.32%) PCI DSS
3 35 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.28%) QA
5 7 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 233 (27.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 232 (27.07%) Active Directory
3 46 (5.37%) VMware ESX
4 42 (4.90%) vSphere
5 41 (4.78%) Hyper-V
6 25 (2.92%) DFS Replication
6 25 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (2.57%) VMware Server
8 17 (1.98%) XenApp
9 14 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (1.63%) Terminal Services
10 12 (1.40%) XenServer
10 12 (1.40%) Firmware
11 10 (1.17%) Terminal Server
12 8 (0.93%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.58%) NFS
14 4 (0.47%) ProxySG
14 4 (0.47%) Samba
15 3 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 115 (13.42%) Nagios
2 85 (9.92%) SCOM
3 81 (9.45%) SCCM
4 73 (8.52%) SolarWinds Orion
5 64 (7.47%) CiscoWorks
6 60 (7.00%) HP SIM
7 41 (4.78%) WSUS
8 36 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
9 34 (3.97%) OpenView
9 34 (3.97%) Puppet
10 30 (3.50%) Cisco CUCM
11 29 (3.38%) Cacti
12 28 (3.27%) Cisco Prime
13 25 (2.92%) OPNET
14 23 (2.68%) EMC NetWorker
14 23 (2.68%) HP Data Protector
15 22 (2.57%) Legato
16 20 (2.33%) Hyperic
17 18 (2.10%) MOM
18 17 (1.98%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 533 (62.19%) Cisco
2 306 (35.71%) VMware
3 251 (29.29%) HP
4 234 (27.30%) Microsoft
5 198 (23.10%) CheckPoint
6 169 (19.72%) Citrix
7 163 (19.02%) F5
8 145 (16.92%) Juniper
9 106 (12.37%) Riverbed
10 88 (10.27%) NetApp
11 73 (8.52%) Red Hat
12 51 (5.95%) Dell
13 43 (5.02%) McAfee
14 42 (4.90%) Fortinet
15 41 (4.78%) Blue Coat
16 39 (4.55%) EMC
17 37 (4.32%) Symantec
18 35 (4.08%) Oracle
19 34 (3.97%) Splunk
20 33 (3.85%) ProCurve
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Thales
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HP Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + comprehensive bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excelent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £DOE + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,640 to £31,860 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £26k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Buckinghamshire
TFM Networks
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive package commensurate to
Posted: 13 days ago
Buckinghamshire
TFM Networks
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive package, commensurate to
Posted: 13 days ago
Buckinghamshire
TFM Networks
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive package, commensurate to
Posted: 13 days ago