Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SolarWinds over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 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.

SolarWinds
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 271 313 369
Rank change year-on-year +42 +56 +14
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 53 37 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 0.75% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 46 33 48
City of London median annual salary £56,250 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £50,500 £42,125
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £64,150
Central London median annual salary £53,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.96% +15.00% -

SolarWinds is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4323 4940 7342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.22% 42.27% 43.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3826 4446 6301
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in the City of London

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SolarWinds in the City of London.

Salary trend for SolarWinds in the City of London

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 38 (71.70%) Cisco
2 31 (58.49%) Firewall
3 30 (56.60%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (54.72%) ITIL
4 29 (54.72%) Finance
4 29 (54.72%) VMware
5 25 (47.17%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (35.85%) CCNP
7 19 (35.85%) Network Monitoring
8 18 (33.96%) Citrix
8 18 (33.96%) WAN
9 17 (32.08%) VPN
9 17 (32.08%) Windows
9 17 (32.08%) Cisco CUCM
10 16 (30.19%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (30.19%) Palo Alto
10 16 (30.19%) LAN
10 16 (30.19%) CheckPoint
10 16 (30.19%) Wireless
11 15 (28.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (28.30%) CCNA
11 15 (28.30%) HP
11 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
11 15 (28.30%) iSCSI
12 14 (26.42%) DNS
12 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
12 14 (26.42%) XMPP
12 14 (26.42%) MPLS
13 13 (24.53%) Linux

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.32%) CMS
4 4 (7.55%) IIS
5 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (58.49%) Firewall
2 25 (47.17%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (33.96%) WAN
4 17 (32.08%) VPN
5 16 (30.19%) LAN
5 16 (30.19%) Wireless
6 15 (28.30%) iSCSI
6 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
7 14 (26.42%) DNS
7 14 (26.42%) MPLS
8 13 (24.53%) Cisco Wireless
8 13 (24.53%) Unified Communications
9 12 (22.64%) NetScaler
10 11 (20.75%) BGP
10 11 (20.75%) OSPF
10 11 (20.75%) SAN
11 10 (18.87%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (18.87%) Internet
11 10 (18.87%) WebEx
12 9 (16.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) NuGet
1 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (54.72%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Law
3 2 (3.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Network Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) IT Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Unified Communications Specialist
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (5.66%) Network Team Leader
8 3 (5.66%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.77%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (3.77%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) XMPP
2 6 (11.32%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (11.32%) Web Services
3 4 (7.55%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.32%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (9.43%) HP StoreVirtual
4 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.55%) DataPower
4 4 (7.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.77%) HP Storage
5 2 (3.77%) Replication
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Linux
3 10 (18.87%) CentOS
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
5 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) ITIL
2 19 (35.85%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (20.75%) Proactive Monitoring
4 10 (18.87%) Change Management
4 10 (18.87%) Network Design
5 9 (16.98%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (15.09%) Change Control
7 7 (13.21%) Load Balancing
8 6 (11.32%) Electronic Trading
8 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (11.32%) Project Management
8 6 (11.32%) WAN Optimisation
9 5 (9.43%) DevOps
9 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (9.43%) Network Management
9 5 (9.43%) SIEM
10 4 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (7.55%) Statistics
10 4 (7.55%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (7.55%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) Perl
2 6 (11.32%) Bash Shell
2 6 (11.32%) Java
3 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.77%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) SQL
5 1 (1.89%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (56.60%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (35.85%) CCNP
3 15 (28.30%) CCNA
3 15 (28.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (18.87%) Degree
5 9 (16.98%) CCIE
5 9 (16.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (11.32%) MCSA
6 6 (11.32%) MCSE
6 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (11.32%) RHCE
7 5 (9.43%) MCITP
8 4 (7.55%) CCA
8 4 (7.55%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (7.55%) Linux+ Certification
8 4 (7.55%) MCP
8 4 (7.55%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.89%) CCDA
9 1 (1.89%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (30.19%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
4 6 (11.32%) VMware NSX
5 3 (5.66%) vSphere
6 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.89%) vCloud
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (24.53%) SolarWinds Orion
3 11 (20.75%) Backup Exec
4 10 (18.87%) Nagios
5 6 (11.32%) Puppet
6 4 (7.55%) Cacti
6 4 (7.55%) SCCM
7 3 (5.66%) vCenter Server
8 2 (3.77%) Check_MK
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (3.77%) WSUS
9 1 (1.89%) SCOM
9 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (71.70%) Cisco
2 29 (54.72%) VMware
3 18 (33.96%) Citrix
4 16 (30.19%) CheckPoint
4 16 (30.19%) Palo Alto
5 15 (28.30%) HP
6 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
7 13 (24.53%) Juniper
8 11 (20.75%) Symantec
9 10 (18.87%) NetApp
9 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
10 8 (15.09%) Meraki
11 6 (11.32%) Avaya
11 6 (11.32%) Blue Coat
11 6 (11.32%) F5
11 6 (11.32%) Splunk
12 5 (9.43%) Clearswift
12 5 (9.43%) EqualLogic
12 5 (9.43%) Forcepoint
12 5 (9.43%) Mitel