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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 476 567 576
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +9
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 463 319 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 0.65% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 377 275 262
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,025 £27,500 £33,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.59%

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
48924 49238 50723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.29% 47.21% 48.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39773 39025 41664
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +97 428 £46,500 +3.33% 55
London +110 243 £50,000 +5.26% 16
South East -9 84 £45,000 - 17
City of London +28 72 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Surrey -2 41 £35,000 -6.66% 6
East of England +37 38 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Scotland +29 21 £32,500 -31.57%
Berkshire +2 19 £58,750 +72.79% 7
Edinburgh +21 18 £32,250 -38.57%
Yorkshire +8 18 £52,500 +9.37% 5
South West -26 18 £37,500 +56.25% 2
Essex +6 17 £28,750 -25.80%
North Yorkshire - 14 £52,500 -
West Midlands -13 13 £35,250 -19.42% 7
Brentwood - 13 - -
East Midlands +3 11 £40,513 +7.31% 1
North West -7 11 £38,000 -15.55% 2
Hertfordshire - 10 £45,000 - 3
York - 10 £52,500 -
Bedfordshire +20 9 £45,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 9 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire +12 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Milton Keynes +6 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Reading 0 8 £57,500 +61.97% 3
Caterham - 8 £27,500 -
Bedford +25 7 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £45,000 +55.17%
Reigate -11 7 £35,000 +45.83% 1
Wales -27 7 £38,500 -14.44%
South Wales -29 7 £38,500 -14.44%

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 649 (68.32%) Cisco
2 426 (44.84%) Firewall
3 361 (38.00%) Windows
4 348 (36.63%) Cisco Certification
5 318 (33.47%) VMware
6 299 (31.47%) WAN
7 275 (28.95%) VPN
8 271 (28.53%) LAN
9 261 (27.47%) Microsoft
10 251 (26.42%) HP
11 247 (26.00%) Cisco ASA
12 243 (25.58%) ITIL
13 231 (24.32%) Finance
14 230 (24.21%) BGP
15 224 (23.58%) Wireless
16 221 (23.26%) CheckPoint
17 217 (22.84%) CCNP
18 211 (22.21%) Network Monitoring
19 209 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
20 205 (21.58%) CCNA
21 197 (20.74%) Linux
22 194 (20.42%) Active Directory
23 189 (19.89%) OSPF
24 180 (18.95%) MPLS
25 176 (18.53%) SAN
26 164 (17.26%) Load Balancing
27 161 (16.95%) Juniper
28 160 (16.84%) F5
29 159 (16.74%) Cisco Nexus
30 155 (16.32%) SLA

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 142 (14.95%) MS Exchange
2 33 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (3.26%) Lync
3 31 (3.26%) Apache
4 27 (2.84%) Tomcat
5 21 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 21 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (1.79%) IIS
8 14 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (1.05%) Confluence
10 9 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.84%) JBoss
11 8 (0.84%) nginx
12 7 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.53%) Jetty
14 4 (0.42%) iPlanet
14 4 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 125 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.84%) MS Office
3 25 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.84%) AWD
3 6 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) RMDS
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.89%) Office 365
2 14 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.47%) SaaS
3 11 (1.16%) IaaS
4 7 (0.74%) PaaS
5 5 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.42%) GitHub
7 3 (0.32%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 426 (44.84%) Firewall
2 299 (31.47%) WAN
3 275 (28.95%) VPN
4 271 (28.53%) LAN
5 247 (26.00%) Cisco ASA
6 230 (24.21%) BGP
7 224 (23.58%) Wireless
8 189 (19.89%) OSPF
9 180 (18.95%) MPLS
10 176 (18.53%) SAN
11 159 (16.74%) Cisco Nexus
12 146 (15.37%) VoIP
13 137 (14.42%) DNS
14 129 (13.58%) TCP/IP
15 128 (13.47%) Network Security
16 122 (12.84%) Internet
17 111 (11.68%) EIGRP
18 97 (10.21%) DHCP
19 79 (8.32%) Cisco IOS
20 78 (8.21%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (11.37%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.05%) MySQL
3 12 (1.26%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (0.95%) Informix
6 8 (0.84%) RDBMS
6 8 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.63%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.32%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (0.32%) Redis
11 2 (0.21%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 15 (1.58%) JIRA
3 10 (1.05%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.95%) Subversion
5 8 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.74%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (0.74%) SpecFlow
7 5 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.32%) Hudson
9 2 (0.21%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.11%) Introscope
General
1 231 (24.32%) Finance
2 51 (5.37%) Advertising
3 43 (4.53%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.47%) Law
5 31 (3.26%) Banking
6 27 (2.84%) Retail
7 23 (2.42%) Marketing
8 21 (2.21%) Legal
9 14 (1.47%) Publishing
10 12 (1.26%) Games
10 12 (1.26%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.84%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.74%) Back Office
12 7 (0.74%) Local Government
13 6 (0.63%) Welsh Language
14 4 (0.42%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.42%) French Language
14 4 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
15 3 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 328 (34.53%) Network Engineer
2 110 (11.58%) Support Engineer
3 109 (11.47%) Analyst
4 61 (6.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 61 (6.42%) Senior Network Engineer
5 49 (5.16%) Network Analyst
5 49 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 45 (4.74%) Network Support
7 44 (4.63%) Consultant
8 39 (4.11%) Network Support Engineer
9 35 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
10 34 (3.58%) Administrator
11 33 (3.47%) NOC Engineer
12 32 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
13 29 (3.05%) Network Specialist
14 28 (2.95%) Architect
15 25 (2.63%) Team Leader
15 25 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 24 (2.53%) Network Consultant
17 23 (2.42%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.89%) .NET
2 17 (1.79%) HTML
3 12 (1.26%) SAML
4 11 (1.16%) Web Services
5 10 (1.05%) XML
6 8 (0.84%) .NET Framework
7 7 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (0.74%) HTML5
7 7 (0.74%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (0.74%) AngularJS
7 7 (0.74%) ASP.NET
7 7 (0.74%) XMPP
8 6 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (0.53%) X-Windows
9 5 (0.53%) LAMP
10 4 (0.42%) Middleware
10 4 (0.42%) SOAP
10 4 (0.42%) REST
11 3 (0.32%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 45 (4.74%) Video Conferencing
2 44 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.11%) Clustering
4 38 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 30 (3.16%) Replication
6 23 (2.42%) Statistics
7 21 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 18 (1.89%) Digital Media
9 16 (1.68%) CMDB
9 16 (1.68%) Hedge funds
10 15 (1.58%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.05%) AVVID
11 10 (1.05%) PKI
11 10 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.84%) CLARiiON
12 8 (0.84%) Derivative
13 7 (0.74%) iPad
14 6 (0.63%) IBM XIV
14 6 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 6 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 361 (38.00%) Windows
2 197 (20.74%) Linux
3 148 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 104 (10.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 71 (7.47%) UNIX
7 46 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (4.63%) Solaris
9 37 (3.89%) Windows 7
10 26 (2.74%) Ubuntu
11 19 (2.00%) CentOS
12 17 (1.79%) Windows 8
13 16 (1.68%) AIX
14 15 (1.58%) Windows 2000
15 13 (1.37%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.84%) SUSE
17 7 (0.74%) Fedora
17 7 (0.74%) Android
17 7 (0.74%) Apple iOS
18 6 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (25.58%) ITIL
2 211 (22.21%) Network Monitoring
3 164 (17.26%) Load Balancing
4 104 (10.95%) Network Management
5 98 (10.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 85 (8.95%) Change Management
7 73 (7.68%) Project Management
8 60 (6.32%) Mentoring
9 57 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
10 55 (5.79%) Service Management
11 52 (5.47%) Change Control
12 50 (5.26%) Service Delivery
13 46 (4.84%) Migration
14 44 (4.63%) Business Continuity
15 41 (4.32%) Incident Management
16 40 (4.21%) Line Management
17 36 (3.79%) Information Security
18 34 (3.58%) Network Design
19 33 (3.47%) Network Load Balancing
19 33 (3.47%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (13.16%) SQL
2 69 (7.26%) PowerShell
3 47 (4.95%) Perl
4 33 (3.47%) Python
5 21 (2.21%) Bash Shell
6 20 (2.11%) C
7 15 (1.58%) Shell Script
8 14 (1.47%) Ruby
9 13 (1.37%) PHP
10 12 (1.26%) JavaScript
11 11 (1.16%) Java
12 9 (0.95%) C#
13 5 (0.53%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.42%) VB
15 2 (0.21%) R
16 1 (0.11%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.11%) Korn
16 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 348 (36.63%) Cisco Certification
2 217 (22.84%) CCNP
3 205 (21.58%) CCNA
4 77 (8.11%) Degree
5 42 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (4.00%) CISSP
6 38 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
7 35 (3.68%) CCIE
7 35 (3.68%) VCP4
8 34 (3.58%) Security Cleared
9 30 (3.16%) MCSE
10 28 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 25 (2.63%) CCSP
12 23 (2.42%) CCSE
13 18 (1.89%) CCSA
13 18 (1.89%) SC Cleared
14 17 (1.79%) Check Point Certification
15 15 (1.58%) MCITP
16 14 (1.47%) DV Cleared
16 14 (1.47%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (16.32%) SLA
2 51 (5.37%) PCI DSS
3 36 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.95%) QA
6 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 209 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 194 (20.42%) Active Directory
3 79 (8.32%) Hyper-V
4 55 (5.79%) vSphere
5 41 (4.32%) VMware ESX
6 34 (3.58%) XenApp
7 19 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (1.58%) XenServer
8 15 (1.58%) Terminal Services
8 15 (1.58%) Firmware
9 12 (1.26%) XenDesktop
10 11 (1.16%) Terminal Server
11 9 (0.95%) VMware Server
12 8 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (0.84%) ISA Server
12 8 (0.84%) UAG
13 7 (0.74%) Varnish
14 6 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.63%) ProxySG
14 6 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 124 (13.05%) SCOM
2 113 (11.89%) Nagios
3 81 (8.53%) SolarWinds Orion
4 70 (7.37%) CiscoWorks
5 66 (6.95%) SCCM
6 57 (6.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 49 (5.16%) HP SIM
8 45 (4.74%) Cisco Prime
9 40 (4.21%) Cacti
10 33 (3.47%) OpenView
11 32 (3.37%) Cisco UCCX
12 30 (3.16%) Cisco UCCE
12 30 (3.16%) WSUS
13 28 (2.95%) Puppet
14 27 (2.84%) OPNET
15 25 (2.63%) NetBackup
16 21 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
17 20 (2.11%) Legato
18 19 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 17 (1.79%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 649 (68.32%) Cisco
2 318 (33.47%) VMware
3 261 (27.47%) Microsoft
4 251 (26.42%) HP
5 221 (23.26%) CheckPoint
6 161 (16.95%) Juniper
7 160 (16.84%) F5
8 139 (14.63%) Citrix
9 89 (9.37%) Riverbed
10 73 (7.68%) Red Hat
11 53 (5.58%) NetApp
11 53 (5.58%) Blue Coat
12 51 (5.37%) Dell
13 50 (5.26%) EMC
14 36 (3.79%) ServiceNow
15 35 (3.68%) Symantec
16 32 (3.37%) ProCurve
17 31 (3.26%) Sophos
18 30 (3.16%) BMC
19 29 (3.05%) Avaya
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10% of B
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £42,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + 15% Shift Bonus + Paid Overtime + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Coral Racing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + £5K on call + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: benefits scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
FT Select
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sage Pay
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bell Integration
Posted: 16 days ago