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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 552 637 639
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +2
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 387 347 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.67% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 294 266 283
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,253 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.10% +12.50%

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
43121 51782 56066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.20% 46.73% 46.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35125 41767 45375
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +88 374 £50,000 +11.11% 36
London +84 174 £55,000 +4.76% 12
South East +30 91 £42,500 -9.57% 11
City of London +66 29 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Surrey +6 27 £35,000 -26.31% 2
East Midlands +24 24 £33,500 -4.28%
West Midlands +13 23 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Yorkshire +23 21 £42,500 +63.46% 3
East of England +10 19 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Hampshire +15 18 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Birmingham +6 16 £47,500 +111.11% 1
Northampton +25 14 £37,500 +7.14%
Northamptonshire +25 14 £37,500 +7.14%
Berkshire +9 14 £52,500 +27.27%
Wales +9 11 £40,000 +42.85%
North East +15 10 £35,000 -7.89% 1
South West +7 10 £48,750 +35.41% 1
Tyne and Wear +7 10 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 10 £35,000 -7.89%
Basingstoke - 10 £35,000 -
Canary Wharf - 10 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +28 9 £39,750 +59.00% 3
South Wales +6 9 £40,000 +42.85%
Leicestershire - 9 £33,500 -
Leeds +21 8 £39,500 +58.00%
Guildford +8 8 £29,000 -37.63%
Cardiff +4 8 £41,250 +47.32%
Essex -17 8 £52,500 +23.52%
Brighton - 8 £41,877 -
East Sussex - 8 £41,877 -

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 644 (66.19%) Cisco
2 437 (44.91%) Cisco Certification
3 408 (41.93%) Firewall
4 386 (39.67%) VMware
5 372 (38.23%) ITIL
6 352 (36.18%) Windows
7 330 (33.92%) WAN
8 289 (29.70%) CCNP
9 286 (29.39%) LAN
10 265 (27.24%) Microsoft
11 261 (26.82%) HP
12 260 (26.72%) CCNA
13 253 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 242 (24.87%) Active Directory
15 220 (22.61%) Linux
16 210 (21.58%) Juniper
17 208 (21.38%) Cisco ASA
18 201 (20.66%) Data Centre
19 198 (20.35%) Network Security
20 194 (19.94%) Windows Server
21 183 (18.81%) VPN
21 183 (18.81%) F5
22 175 (17.99%) SAN
23 170 (17.47%) CheckPoint
24 168 (17.27%) VoIP
25 167 (17.16%) Network Monitoring
26 164 (16.86%) MPLS
27 161 (16.55%) BGP
28 155 (15.93%) SQL Server
29 153 (15.72%) Wireless

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 (12.74%) MS Exchange
2 84 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 66 (6.78%) IIS
5 52 (5.34%) Skype for Business
6 38 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (2.16%) SharePoint
8 20 (2.06%) Confluence
9 11 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (1.03%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.03%) WordPress
11 9 (0.92%) Apache
12 8 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (0.82%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.72%) iPlanet
14 5 (0.51%) JBoss
15 4 (0.41%) CloudStack
15 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 123 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.32%) MS Office
3 37 (3.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.52%) Office 365
2 42 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.64%) IaaS
5 12 (1.23%) SaaS
6 8 (0.82%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.10%) GitHub
9 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 408 (41.93%) Firewall
2 330 (33.92%) WAN
3 286 (29.39%) LAN
4 208 (21.38%) Cisco ASA
5 198 (20.35%) Network Security
6 183 (18.81%) VPN
7 175 (17.99%) SAN
8 168 (17.27%) VoIP
9 164 (16.86%) MPLS
10 161 (16.55%) BGP
11 153 (15.72%) Wireless
12 149 (15.31%) OSPF
13 127 (13.05%) TCP/IP
14 124 (12.74%) DNS
15 122 (12.54%) Cisco Nexus
16 101 (10.38%) DHCP
17 90 (9.25%) EIGRP
18 87 (8.94%) NAS
19 79 (8.12%) VLAN
20 78 (8.02%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.49%) MySQL
3 24 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
4 21 (2.16%) NoSQL
5 18 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 17 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 16 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (1.44%) Big Data
9 11 (1.13%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.03%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.82%) Aerospike
11 8 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.41%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.31%) Informix
14 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (2.67%) JIRA
2 17 (1.75%) SoapUI
3 11 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (0.92%) TeamCity
4 9 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.41%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.31%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.31%) Subversion
8 2 (0.21%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.10%) Ant
9 1 (0.10%) Redmine
General
1 144 (14.80%) Finance
2 68 (6.99%) Telecoms
3 39 (4.01%) Banking
4 30 (3.08%) Legal
5 16 (1.64%) Retail
6 14 (1.44%) Back Office
7 13 (1.34%) Law
8 10 (1.03%) Games
9 9 (0.92%) Advertising
10 8 (0.82%) Japanese Language
11 7 (0.72%) Front Office
12 6 (0.62%) Marketing
12 6 (0.62%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.41%) Billing
15 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.21%) iGaming
16 2 (0.21%) Publishing
17 1 (0.10%) Local Government
17 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 349 (35.87%) Network Engineer
2 189 (19.42%) Analyst
3 125 (12.85%) Cisco Engineer
4 99 (10.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 91 (9.35%) Security Engineer
6 86 (8.84%) Network Security Engineer
6 86 (8.84%) Senior Network Engineer
7 73 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 70 (7.19%) Support Engineer
9 59 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 51 (5.24%) Network Analyst
11 47 (4.83%) Consultant
12 41 (4.21%) Administrator
12 41 (4.21%) Support Analyst
13 40 (4.11%) Security Analyst
13 40 (4.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 38 (3.91%) Operations Analyst
15 35 (3.60%) IT Engineer
15 35 (3.60%) Juniper Engineer
16 32 (3.29%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.80%) Web Services
2 36 (3.70%) 802.1X
3 17 (1.75%) SOAP
3 17 (1.75%) WCF
4 14 (1.44%) .NET
5 11 (1.13%) HTML
6 10 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (0.92%) Ultra Messaging
8 7 (0.72%) SAML
9 5 (0.51%) ELK Stack
9 5 (0.51%) LAMP
10 4 (0.41%) Middleware
11 3 (0.31%) MSMQ
11 3 (0.31%) WAP
11 3 (0.31%) XML
11 3 (0.31%) XMPP
12 2 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
13 1 (0.10%) COM
13 1 (0.10%) CSS
13 1 (0.10%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 201 (20.66%) Data Centre
2 76 (7.81%) Management Information System
3 64 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (6.17%) Clustering
5 49 (5.04%) Replication
6 38 (3.91%) Statistics
7 36 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
8 35 (3.60%) Computer Science
9 28 (2.88%) Blackberry
10 27 (2.77%) Driving Licence
11 22 (2.26%) PKI
12 20 (2.06%) Mathematics
12 20 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
13 18 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
14 17 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
15 16 (1.64%) EqualLogic
16 14 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 13 (1.34%) Cybercrime
18 12 (1.23%) RSA SecurID
19 10 (1.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 352 (36.18%) Windows
2 220 (22.61%) Linux
3 194 (19.94%) Windows Server
4 119 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 114 (11.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 99 (10.17%) Unix
7 40 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (4.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (3.39%) Ubuntu
10 31 (3.19%) CentOS
11 22 (2.26%) Windows 7
12 16 (1.64%) Solaris
13 13 (1.34%) VyOS
14 12 (1.23%) Windows 10
15 10 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
16 8 (0.82%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.72%) AIX
18 5 (0.51%) Android
18 5 (0.51%) Debian
18 5 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (38.23%) ITIL
2 167 (17.16%) Network Monitoring
3 103 (10.59%) Change Management
4 96 (9.87%) Network Management
5 92 (9.46%) Load Balancing
6 84 (8.63%) High Availability
7 73 (7.50%) Service Management
8 62 (6.37%) Cybersecurity
9 59 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
9 59 (6.06%) Information Security
9 59 (6.06%) Project Management
10 56 (5.76%) Change Control
10 56 (5.76%) Presales
11 55 (5.65%) Service Delivery
12 51 (5.24%) SIEM
13 44 (4.52%) Problem Management
14 43 (4.42%) WAN Optimisation
15 42 (4.32%) Network Design
16 40 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
16 40 (4.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 148 (15.21%) SQL
2 102 (10.48%) PowerShell
3 62 (6.37%) C
4 47 (4.83%) Python
5 39 (4.01%) Bash Shell
6 30 (3.08%) Shell Script
7 23 (2.36%) Perl
8 20 (2.06%) T-SQL
9 14 (1.44%) Ruby
10 10 (1.03%) Java
10 10 (1.03%) PHP
11 8 (0.82%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.72%) Tcl
12 7 (0.72%) VBA
13 5 (0.51%) VB
14 3 (0.31%) VBScript
15 2 (0.21%) JCL
15 2 (0.21%) Korn
15 2 (0.21%) R
15 2 (0.21%) RPG
Qualifications
1 437 (44.91%) Cisco Certification
2 289 (29.70%) CCNP
3 260 (26.72%) CCNA
4 131 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 114 (11.72%) MCSE
6 104 (10.69%) Degree
7 79 (8.12%) CCIE
8 77 (7.91%) Security Cleared
9 56 (5.76%) CISSP
10 54 (5.55%) SC Cleared
11 41 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 37 (3.80%) MCSA
13 35 (3.60%) CISM
13 35 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
14 32 (3.29%) JNCIA
15 29 (2.98%) CCSA
15 29 (2.98%) CCVP
16 25 (2.57%) JNCIS
17 24 (2.47%) Network+ Certification
18 21 (2.16%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (11.51%) SLA
2 53 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.85%) ISO27002
4 13 (1.34%) QA
5 12 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.72%) COBIT
7 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.21%) GPG13
8 2 (0.21%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 253 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 242 (24.87%) Active Directory
3 72 (7.40%) vSphere
4 62 (6.37%) Hyper-V
5 32 (3.29%) Virtual Servers
6 29 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (2.88%) NFS
8 27 (2.77%) VMware Server
9 22 (2.26%) DFS Replication
10 20 (2.06%) VMware ESX
11 19 (1.95%) XenApp
12 16 (1.64%) Firmware
12 16 (1.64%) Xen
13 14 (1.44%) Terminal Services
13 14 (1.44%) Virtual Desktop
14 12 (1.23%) XenDesktop
15 11 (1.13%) vCloud
16 10 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
17 9 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 134 (13.77%) Nagios
2 91 (9.35%) SolarWinds Orion
3 69 (7.09%) Cisco Prime
4 64 (6.58%) SCCM
5 60 (6.17%) SCOM
6 58 (5.96%) OpenView
7 49 (5.04%) Cacti
8 28 (2.88%) Netcool
9 24 (2.47%) Backup Exec
9 24 (2.47%) Cisco CUCM
9 24 (2.47%) Nessus
10 21 (2.16%) HP SIM
10 21 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
11 20 (2.06%) Puppet
12 19 (1.95%) QRadar
12 19 (1.95%) WSUS
13 18 (1.85%) FortiGate
14 17 (1.75%) Hyperic
14 17 (1.75%) Opsview
15 16 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 644 (66.19%) Cisco
2 386 (39.67%) VMware
3 265 (27.24%) Microsoft
4 261 (26.82%) HP
5 210 (21.58%) Juniper
6 183 (18.81%) F5
7 170 (17.47%) CheckPoint
8 132 (13.57%) Palo Alto
9 101 (10.38%) Citrix
10 97 (9.97%) Riverbed
11 89 (9.15%) NetApp
12 75 (7.71%) ArcSight
13 69 (7.09%) Red Hat
14 63 (6.47%) Symantec
15 61 (6.27%) Meraki
15 61 (6.27%) Oracle
16 57 (5.86%) Splunk
17 53 (5.45%) Fortinet
18 46 (4.73%) CA
19 44 (4.52%) Qualys
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum £40,000 to £42,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: £Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + See description
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Convergence Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Chorley
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £62000.0000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + £10k Bonus & Stock Options
Posted: 4 days ago
London
City & Guilds
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago