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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 532 625 615
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -10
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 419 342 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 0.69% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 321 275 330
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,900 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,377 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +9.33%

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
42887 49227 54665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.87% 45.75% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 34846 40187 43296
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +94 402 £45,000 - 34
London +29 132 £55,000 - 8
South East +44 105 £42,500 -5.55% 7
West Midlands +20 34 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East Midlands +20 33 £37,500 -4.05% 2
City of London +53 31 £60,000 +6.19%
Birmingham +2 28 £47,500 -20.83% 1
East of England +8 26 £43,750 +16.66% 2
Northampton +37 24 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Northamptonshire +32 24 £37,500 +7.14% 1
South West +11 23 £51,000 +41.66% 2
Surrey -5 23 £50,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire +26 22 £39,500 -21.00%
Buckinghamshire +38 21 £42,500 -2.85%
Wales +19 17 £42,500 +51.78% 2
Oxfordshire +5 17 £60,000 +9.09% 4
North West +19 16 £32,500 -23.12% 7
West Yorkshire +22 15 £38,500 -23.00%
Hampshire +9 14 £41,750 -16.50% 1
Berkshire +6 12 £52,500 +40.00% 1
West Sussex +14 11 £50,000 +17.64%
North East +11 11 £35,000 - 4
Tyne and Wear +5 11 £35,000 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 11 £35,000 - 4
Abingdon -5 11 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Milton Keynes - 11 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire +16 10 £55,000 +46.66%
Manchester -3 10 £32,500 -23.12% 6
South Wales +15 9 £42,500 +51.78%
Leeds +24 8 £37,500 -25.00%

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 564 (66.35%) Cisco
2 362 (42.59%) VMware
3 353 (41.53%) Firewall
4 343 (40.35%) Cisco Certification
5 335 (39.41%) Windows
6 331 (38.94%) ITIL
7 311 (36.59%) WAN
8 283 (33.29%) Microsoft
9 271 (31.88%) LAN
10 245 (28.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 239 (28.12%) Active Directory
12 226 (26.59%) CCNA
13 223 (26.24%) CCNP
14 220 (25.88%) HP
15 191 (22.47%) Windows Server
16 187 (22.00%) Data Centre
17 180 (21.18%) SAN
18 171 (20.12%) Linux
19 152 (17.88%) Juniper
20 151 (17.76%) F5
21 150 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
22 149 (17.53%) VoIP
22 149 (17.53%) Wireless
23 147 (17.29%) CheckPoint
24 144 (16.94%) DNS
25 141 (16.59%) Network Security
26 137 (16.12%) SQL
27 136 (16.00%) SQL Server
27 136 (16.00%) MPLS
27 136 (16.00%) Network Monitoring

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
1 124 (14.59%) MS Exchange
2 74 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 58 (6.82%) IIS
5 54 (6.35%) Skype for Business
6 33 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (1.88%) SharePoint
9 11 (1.29%) Apache
9 11 (1.29%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.18%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.06%) Confluence
12 7 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.47%) nginx
15 2 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
16 1 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
16 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 1 (0.12%) iPlanet
16 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 132 (15.53%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.35%) MS Office
3 36 (4.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 66 (7.76%) Office 365
2 56 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.12%) IaaS
5 15 (1.76%) SaaS
6 12 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.47%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.35%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 353 (41.53%) Firewall
2 311 (36.59%) WAN
3 271 (31.88%) LAN
4 180 (21.18%) SAN
5 150 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 149 (17.53%) VoIP
6 149 (17.53%) Wireless
7 144 (16.94%) DNS
8 141 (16.59%) Network Security
9 136 (16.00%) MPLS
10 135 (15.88%) VPN
11 127 (14.94%) BGP
12 123 (14.47%) DHCP
13 118 (13.88%) TCP/IP
14 116 (13.65%) OSPF
15 115 (13.53%) Cisco Nexus
16 90 (10.59%) NAS
17 86 (10.12%) EIGRP
18 78 (9.18%) VLAN
19 61 (7.18%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.18%) MySQL
3 19 (2.24%) NoSQL
4 17 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (1.88%) Hadoop
5 16 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (1.76%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.53%) Big Data
7 13 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (1.18%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.71%) Aerospike
10 6 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.71%) Informix
10 6 (0.71%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.59%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (1.65%) JIRA
2 8 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (0.82%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.59%) Redmine
5 3 (0.35%) Ant
5 3 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.24%) Burp Suite
6 2 (0.24%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
General
1 113 (13.29%) Finance
2 41 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 34 (4.00%) Banking
3 34 (4.00%) Legal
4 18 (2.12%) Retail
5 14 (1.65%) Law
6 10 (1.18%) Back Office
7 9 (1.06%) Advertising
7 9 (1.06%) Marketing
8 8 (0.94%) Japanese Language
9 6 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.59%) Games
11 2 (0.24%) German Language
11 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.24%) Local Government
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
12 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 281 (33.06%) Network Engineer
2 163 (19.18%) Analyst
3 91 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 82 (9.65%) Cisco Engineer
5 77 (9.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 73 (8.59%) Security Engineer
7 68 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 68 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 62 (7.29%) Support Engineer
9 58 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 51 (6.00%) Administrator
11 43 (5.06%) Network Analyst
12 40 (4.71%) DBA
12 40 (4.71%) Support Analyst
13 37 (4.35%) IT Engineer
14 36 (4.24%) Operations Analyst
15 35 (4.12%) Network Support
16 33 (3.88%) SQL DBA
17 32 (3.76%) Consultant
17 32 (3.76%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.53%) Web Services
2 26 (3.06%) 802.1X
3 14 (1.65%) .NET
4 9 (1.06%) Ultra Messaging
5 6 (0.71%) HTML
5 6 (0.71%) LAMP
5 6 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (0.71%) XML
6 5 (0.59%) WCF
7 4 (0.47%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.35%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.24%) Middleware
9 2 (0.24%) SOAP
9 2 (0.24%) WAP
10 1 (0.12%) CSS
10 1 (0.12%) ELK Stack
10 1 (0.12%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.12%) SAML
10 1 (0.12%) XMPP
10 1 (0.12%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 187 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 77 (9.06%) Management Information System
3 60 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (6.47%) Clustering
5 41 (4.82%) Statistics
6 34 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
7 30 (3.53%) Blackberry
8 28 (3.29%) Replication
9 24 (2.82%) Computer Science
9 24 (2.82%) PKI
10 20 (2.35%) Enterprise Storage
11 17 (2.00%) Driving Licence
11 17 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
12 15 (1.76%) Mathematics
13 14 (1.65%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
13 14 (1.65%) Private Cloud
13 14 (1.65%) RSA SecurID
14 11 (1.29%) EqualLogic
15 10 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 335 (39.41%) Windows
2 191 (22.47%) Windows Server
3 171 (20.12%) Linux
4 113 (13.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 113 (13.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (8.00%) Unix
6 49 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (3.41%) Windows 7
8 26 (3.06%) CentOS
9 22 (2.59%) Ubuntu
10 18 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (2.00%) Solaris
12 11 (1.29%) VyOS
13 9 (1.06%) Windows 10
13 9 (1.06%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.82%) Android
14 7 (0.82%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.71%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.59%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (38.94%) ITIL
2 136 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
3 101 (11.88%) Change Management
4 70 (8.24%) Network Management
5 66 (7.76%) High Availability
6 64 (7.53%) Service Management
7 59 (6.94%) Load Balancing
8 56 (6.59%) Capacity Planning
9 52 (6.12%) Project Management
10 51 (6.00%) Service Delivery
11 49 (5.76%) Change Control
11 49 (5.76%) Information Security
12 47 (5.53%) Problem Management
12 47 (5.53%) WAN Optimisation
13 46 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
14 45 (5.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
15 43 (5.06%) Presales
16 42 (4.94%) Network Design
17 41 (4.82%) Migration
18 37 (4.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 137 (16.12%) SQL
2 114 (13.41%) PowerShell
3 59 (6.94%) C
4 42 (4.94%) Python
5 37 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 32 (3.76%) Shell Script
7 29 (3.41%) T-SQL
8 16 (1.88%) Java
9 14 (1.65%) Perl
10 11 (1.29%) Ruby
11 9 (1.06%) C#
11 9 (1.06%) PHP
12 8 (0.94%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.94%) VBScript
13 7 (0.82%) Korn
14 6 (0.71%) R
15 5 (0.59%) RPG
15 5 (0.59%) VB
16 3 (0.35%) Tcl
17 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 343 (40.35%) Cisco Certification
2 226 (26.59%) CCNA
3 223 (26.24%) CCNP
4 133 (15.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 109 (12.82%) MCSE
6 80 (9.41%) Degree
7 61 (7.18%) Security Cleared
8 50 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 45 (5.29%) CISSP
10 44 (5.18%) CCIE
11 41 (4.82%) SC Cleared
12 36 (4.24%) MCSA
13 31 (3.65%) MCITP
14 28 (3.29%) CISM
15 27 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
16 25 (2.94%) CCSA
16 25 (2.94%) SANS
17 23 (2.71%) CompTIA Security+
17 23 (2.71%) Security+ Certification
18 22 (2.59%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (11.18%) SLA
2 47 (5.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.18%) QA
4 9 (1.06%) ISO27002
4 9 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.35%) BS7799
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) GPG13
System Software
1 245 (28.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 239 (28.12%) Active Directory
3 56 (6.59%) Hyper-V
4 54 (6.35%) VMware ESX
5 53 (6.24%) vSphere
6 36 (4.24%) Virtual Servers
7 26 (3.06%) NFS
8 24 (2.82%) XenApp
9 22 (2.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 20 (2.35%) Xen
11 18 (2.12%) VMware Server
12 17 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
13 16 (1.88%) DFS Replication
13 16 (1.88%) Virtual Desktop
14 14 (1.65%) Firmware
15 13 (1.53%) XenDesktop
16 12 (1.41%) ISA Server
17 11 (1.29%) vCloud
18 9 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 9 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 102 (12.00%) Nagios
2 88 (10.35%) SCOM
3 81 (9.53%) SCCM
4 71 (8.35%) SolarWinds Orion
5 64 (7.53%) Cisco Prime
6 34 (4.00%) OpenView
7 28 (3.29%) Nessus
8 25 (2.94%) Cacti
9 23 (2.71%) Puppet
10 22 (2.59%) Microsoft Clustering
11 21 (2.47%) Cisco CUCM
12 20 (2.35%) FortiGate
13 18 (2.12%) Backup Exec
14 17 (2.00%) QRadar
15 16 (1.88%) ITRS Geneos
16 15 (1.76%) Netcool
17 14 (1.65%) Opsview
17 14 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 13 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
19 12 (1.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 564 (66.35%) Cisco
2 362 (42.59%) VMware
3 283 (33.29%) Microsoft
4 220 (25.88%) HP
5 152 (17.88%) Juniper
6 151 (17.76%) F5
7 147 (17.29%) CheckPoint
8 131 (15.41%) Palo Alto
9 114 (13.41%) Citrix
10 103 (12.12%) Riverbed
11 85 (10.00%) NetApp
12 69 (8.12%) ArcSight
13 55 (6.47%) Meraki
14 49 (5.76%) EMC
15 48 (5.65%) Oracle
15 48 (5.65%) Red Hat
16 47 (5.53%) Splunk
16 47 (5.53%) Symantec
17 44 (5.18%) Qualys
18 42 (4.94%) Fortinet
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Integral-Talent
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 25 days hol, Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Newquay, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Newquay, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: excellent pension and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18000.00 to £22000.00 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Advantage XPO
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Car or Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Up to 35k
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Nr. Newquay
King's Service Centre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Nr. Newquay
King's Service Centre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
VIT
Salary: Up to £45,000 (depending on experience) incl on-call allowance
Posted: 17 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Based on experience
Posted: 22 days ago