The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within SolarWinds.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 597 588 711
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +123
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 348 306 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.56% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 295 260 176
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57077 54257 60185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.05% 48.86% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 45694 44157 50746
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 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -35 317 £45,000 +5.88% 47
London -60 144 £50,000 +8.69% 18
South East +44 82 £45,000 -5.26% 10
City of London +13 51 £48,500 +2.10% 7
Surrey +25 35 £42,500 -6.59% 2
East Midlands -27 25 £38,000 -10.58%
South West -3 18 £39,150 +4.40% 7
Wales - 17 £42,500 - 2
South Wales - 17 £42,500 - 2
Cardiff - 17 £42,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire -6 16 £35,000 -26.31%
East of England -32 16 £40,000 +19.40% 2
Kent -4 14 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North West -10 12 £44,500 +22.75% 5
Berkshire - 12 £32,500 - 2
Hampshire 0 11 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Nottingham -3 11 £38,000 -20.00%
Wiltshire +4 10 £37,500 +3.44% 5
West Midlands +8 9 £30,000 -17.24% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 9 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Yorkshire -41 9 £41,250 -2.94% 3
Milton Keynes +11 8 £42,500 - 1
Reigate +9 8 £26,500 -41.75%
Manchester +2 7 £46,500 +43.07% 4
Essex -31 7 £37,500 +19.04%
Reading - 7 - - 2
Coventry - 7 £30,000 - 2
Leicester -16 6 £40,000 +6.66%
Leicestershire -19 6 £40,000 +6.66%
Bristol - 6 £39,150 -

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 397 (56.15%) Cisco
2 344 (48.66%) Windows
3 290 (41.02%) Firewall
4 264 (37.34%) Microsoft
5 248 (35.08%) ITIL
6 247 (34.94%) VMware
7 245 (34.65%) WAN
7 245 (34.65%) Cisco Certification
8 226 (31.97%) HP
9 225 (31.82%) Active Directory
10 207 (29.28%) LAN
11 191 (27.02%) Windows Server 2008
12 174 (24.61%) CheckPoint
13 173 (24.47%) Cisco ASA
14 163 (23.06%) DNS
15 157 (22.21%) Finance
16 155 (21.92%) Citrix
17 153 (21.64%) CCNP
18 149 (21.07%) F5
19 148 (20.93%) SAN
20 146 (20.65%) VMware Infrastructure
21 145 (20.51%) MS Excel
21 145 (20.51%) SQL
22 144 (20.37%) Linux
23 138 (19.52%) Juniper
24 136 (19.24%) Network Monitoring
25 134 (18.95%) Windows Server 2003
26 132 (18.67%) VPN
27 127 (17.96%) CCNA
28 122 (17.26%) Microsoft Certification

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 101 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 83 (11.74%) IIS
3 60 (8.49%) SharePoint
4 58 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 38 (5.37%) Lync
6 37 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 33 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 27 (3.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 27 (3.82%) Apache
9 21 (2.97%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.84%) Moodle
11 8 (1.13%) Confluence
11 8 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.71%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.57%) nginx
13 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 145 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 87 (12.31%) MS Office
3 17 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.99%) RMDS
2 3 (0.42%) AWD
2 3 (0.42%) Summit
3 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.83%) Office 365
2 12 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.27%) IBM SmartCloud
4 7 (0.99%) SaaS
4 7 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.85%) IaaS
6 5 (0.71%) PaaS
7 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.42%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 290 (41.02%) Firewall
2 245 (34.65%) WAN
3 207 (29.28%) LAN
4 173 (24.47%) Cisco ASA
5 163 (23.06%) DNS
6 148 (20.93%) SAN
7 132 (18.67%) VPN
8 114 (16.12%) Wireless
9 111 (15.70%) DHCP
10 110 (15.56%) MPLS
11 109 (15.42%) VoIP
12 104 (14.71%) TCP/IP
13 99 (14.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 96 (13.58%) BGP
15 88 (12.45%) Internet
16 87 (12.31%) Network Security
17 85 (12.02%) OSPF
18 75 (10.61%) Cisco IOS
19 59 (8.35%) Cisco PIX
20 58 (8.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.82%) MySQL
3 21 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.56%) Data Mining
7 9 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.71%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.57%) Big Data
9 4 (0.57%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.42%) FileMaker
11 2 (0.28%) Informix
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 7
12 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.71%) JIRA
2 5 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.14%) Subversion
3 1 (0.14%) MSI
3 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.14%) Hudson
General
1 157 (22.21%) Finance
2 43 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 37 (5.23%) Law
4 27 (3.82%) Banking
5 16 (2.26%) Advertising
6 12 (1.70%) Retail
6 12 (1.70%) Legal
7 6 (0.85%) Back Office
8 5 (0.71%) Marketing
8 5 (0.71%) Games
9 3 (0.42%) Local Government
9 3 (0.42%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.28%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 152 (21.50%) Network Engineer
2 145 (20.51%) Analyst
3 88 (12.45%) Support Engineer
4 49 (6.93%) Network Analyst
5 48 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 48 (6.79%) 3rd Line Support
6 43 (6.08%) Senior Network Engineer
7 41 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
8 40 (5.66%) Security Engineer
9 38 (5.37%) Administrator
10 36 (5.09%) Systems Engineer
11 34 (4.81%) Architect
11 34 (4.81%) Consultant
12 32 (4.53%) Network Support
12 32 (4.53%) Support Analyst
13 30 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 27 (3.82%) Infrastructure Manager
15 23 (3.25%) Service Analyst
16 22 (3.11%) Network Security Engineer
17 21 (2.97%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (6.51%) .NET
2 31 (4.38%) Web Services
3 24 (3.39%) HTML
3 24 (3.39%) XML
4 18 (2.55%) LAMP
5 13 (1.84%) SOAP
6 10 (1.41%) COM
7 9 (1.27%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.27%) J2EE
8 7 (0.99%) WCF
8 7 (0.99%) Rendezvous
8 7 (0.99%) REST
9 6 (0.85%) RESTful
10 3 (0.42%) Application Packaging
10 3 (0.42%) Middleware
10 3 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.28%) AppFabric
11 2 (0.28%) Memcached
12 1 (0.14%) CSS
12 1 (0.14%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.65%) Clustering
2 36 (5.09%) Statistics
3 29 (4.10%) Video Conferencing
3 29 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.39%) Firmware
6 23 (3.25%) Client/Server
7 17 (2.40%) Replication
7 17 (2.40%) Blackberry
8 15 (2.12%) CLARiiON
9 13 (1.84%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.56%) PKI
11 10 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 9 (1.27%) SecurID
13 6 (0.85%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.71%) IPTV
14 5 (0.71%) Learning Management System
14 5 (0.71%) Open Source
15 4 (0.57%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 344 (48.66%) Windows
2 191 (27.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 144 (20.37%) Linux
4 134 (18.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 96 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 89 (12.59%) UNIX
7 27 (3.82%) Windows 7
8 26 (3.68%) Windows XP
9 23 (3.25%) SUSE
10 21 (2.97%) Solaris
10 21 (2.97%) CentOS
11 20 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (2.40%) Ubuntu
12 17 (2.40%) Windows Vista
13 10 (1.41%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.41%) Apple iOS
13 10 (1.41%) Android
13 10 (1.41%) Windows 2000
14 9 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (1.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (35.08%) ITIL
2 136 (19.24%) Network Monitoring
3 92 (13.01%) Load Balancing
4 89 (12.59%) Network Management
5 74 (10.47%) Service Management
6 70 (9.90%) Change Management
7 58 (8.20%) Service Delivery
8 52 (7.36%) Problem Management
9 47 (6.65%) Migration
10 46 (6.51%) Capacity Management
11 43 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
12 41 (5.80%) Project Management
13 34 (4.81%) ITSM
14 29 (4.10%) Incident Management
15 27 (3.82%) Configuration Management
16 25 (3.54%) Network Design
16 25 (3.54%) Network Architecture
16 25 (3.54%) WAN Optimisation
17 24 (3.39%) Information Security
18 23 (3.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 145 (20.51%) SQL
2 88 (12.45%) PowerShell
3 57 (8.06%) Perl
4 26 (3.68%) Python
5 21 (2.97%) Ruby
6 19 (2.69%) PHP
7 17 (2.40%) C
7 17 (2.40%) C#
8 16 (2.26%) Bash Shell
8 16 (2.26%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.56%) Java
10 9 (1.27%) VBScript
11 7 (0.99%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.71%) VB
13 4 (0.57%) JCL
13 4 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 245 (34.65%) Cisco Certification
2 153 (21.64%) CCNP
3 127 (17.96%) CCNA
4 122 (17.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 115 (16.27%) MCSE
6 50 (7.07%) Security Cleared
7 46 (6.51%) Degree
8 44 (6.22%) CCIE
8 44 (6.22%) ITIL Certification
9 39 (5.52%) MCSA
10 25 (3.54%) Network+ Certification
11 24 (3.39%) SC Cleared
12 21 (2.97%) HP ASE
13 20 (2.83%) CCSA
13 20 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (2.26%) CCSP
14 16 (2.26%) MCTS
14 16 (2.26%) MOS
14 16 (2.26%) CCVP
15 15 (2.12%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (14.71%) SLA
2 22 (3.11%) PCI DSS
2 22 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.40%) QA
4 6 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 225 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 146 (20.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (9.19%) vSphere
4 55 (7.78%) XenApp
5 50 (7.07%) Hyper-V
6 30 (4.24%) VMware ESX
7 28 (3.96%) XenDesktop
8 16 (2.26%) Forefront TMG
9 15 (2.12%) UAG
10 10 (1.41%) IAG
10 10 (1.41%) ISA Server
10 10 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (1.41%) Snort
10 10 (1.41%) VMware Server
11 8 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (0.85%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.57%) ProxySG
15 3 (0.42%) NFS
15 3 (0.42%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 102 (14.43%) SCCM
2 90 (12.73%) SCOM
2 90 (12.73%) Nagios
3 74 (10.47%) SolarWinds Orion
4 54 (7.64%) HP SIM
5 53 (7.50%) CiscoWorks
6 40 (5.66%) WSUS
7 35 (4.95%) Cacti
8 30 (4.24%) Puppet
8 30 (4.24%) OpenView
9 28 (3.96%) Backup Exec
10 21 (2.97%) Cisco CUCM
11 20 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
11 20 (2.83%) Tivoli
12 18 (2.55%) NetBackup
13 17 (2.40%) EMC NetWorker
14 14 (1.98%) Netcool
15 13 (1.84%) Foglight
15 13 (1.84%) HP Data Protector
16 11 (1.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 397 (56.15%) Cisco
2 264 (37.34%) Microsoft
3 247 (34.94%) VMware
4 226 (31.97%) HP
5 174 (24.61%) CheckPoint
6 155 (21.92%) Citrix
7 149 (21.07%) F5
8 138 (19.52%) Juniper
9 68 (9.62%) Riverbed
10 59 (8.35%) Red Hat
11 56 (7.92%) NetApp
12 55 (7.78%) EMC
13 51 (7.21%) McAfee
14 49 (6.93%) Blue Coat
15 43 (6.08%) Dell
16 42 (5.94%) Nokia
17 41 (5.80%) IBM
18 37 (5.23%) BMC
19 35 (4.95%) Symantec
20 34 (4.81%) Oracle
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Websense
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension & Excellent Benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + On Call + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £38000 to £45000 per annum - Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum £5k PRB + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable (DoE) + Annual Bonus + Ex
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable + Excellent Benefits, Sha
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago