Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 190 259 296
Rank change year-on-year +69 +37 +12
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 37 24 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.75% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 2.31% 0.81% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 37
10th Percentile £49,077 £36,750 £33,000
25th Percentile £59,375 £60,781 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £77,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +34.78% -8.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £94,500 £88,000 £74,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +8.70% -8.00%

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 1,600 2,949 3,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.38% 36.27% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,346 2,452 3,549
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £103,125 £91,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SolarWinds in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, IT jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 21 (56.76%) Cisco
1 21 (56.76%) VMware
1 21 (56.76%) Azure
2 20 (54.05%) Windows
3 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
4 18 (48.65%) Firewall
5 17 (45.95%) SCCM
6 15 (40.54%) PowerShell
7 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
7 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2019
8 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (35.14%) Ansible
8 13 (35.14%) LAN
8 13 (35.14%) WAN
8 13 (35.14%) Python
9 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (32.43%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (29.73%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (29.73%) Network Security
10 11 (29.73%) JSON
11 10 (27.03%) SCOM
11 10 (27.03%) Law
11 10 (27.03%) ITIL
11 10 (27.03%) Microsoft 365
11 10 (27.03%) Terraform
11 10 (27.03%) Project Delivery
12 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
12 9 (24.32%) VMware NSX

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 3 (8.11%) Apache
1 3 (8.11%) IIS
1 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 21 (56.76%) Azure
2 11 (29.73%) Azure Active Directory
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (21.62%) AWS
5 3 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (5.41%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (5.41%) GCP
6 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) Firewall
2 13 (35.14%) LAN
2 13 (35.14%) WAN
3 11 (29.73%) Network Security
4 8 (21.62%) BGP
4 8 (21.62%) Cisco Firepower
4 8 (21.62%) VPN
5 7 (18.92%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (18.92%) Ethernet
5 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (18.92%) SD-WAN
5 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
6 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (16.22%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (16.22%) MPLS
6 6 (16.22%) OSPF
6 6 (16.22%) Wireless
7 5 (13.51%) NX-OS
7 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (27.03%) Law
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) Legal
4 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
5 3 (8.11%) Back Office
5 3 (8.11%) Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Police
6 1 (2.70%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Network Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Server Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Head of IT
6 2 (5.41%) Head of IT Security
6 2 (5.41%) Head of Security
6 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Salesforce Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) JSON
2 2 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (5.41%) Regular Expression
2 2 (5.41%) YAML
3 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.92%) Public Cloud
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.70%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2019
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2016
4 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
6 6 (16.22%) Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Project Delivery
3 9 (24.32%) Change Management
3 9 (24.32%) Migration
4 7 (18.92%) DevOps
4 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (16.22%) Architecture Roadmap
5 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (16.22%) High Availability
6 5 (13.51%) Network Design
6 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
7 4 (10.81%) Wealth Management
8 3 (8.11%) DNA
8 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure as Code
8 3 (8.11%) Matrix Management
8 3 (8.11%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement
8 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) PowerShell
2 13 (35.14%) Python
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) R
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (24.32%) MCSE
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (21.62%) CISSP
3 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
4 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
5 5 (13.51%) CCNA
5 5 (13.51%) CCNP
6 3 (8.11%) CCIE
6 3 (8.11%) CISM
6 3 (8.11%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (2.70%) CCA
7 1 (2.70%) CCVP
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (24.32%) VMware NSX
4 7 (18.92%) XenApp
4 7 (18.92%) XenDesktop
5 6 (16.22%) Docker
6 3 (8.11%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (45.95%) SCCM
2 13 (35.14%) Ansible
3 10 (27.03%) SCOM
3 10 (27.03%) Terraform
4 7 (18.92%) FortiGate
5 4 (10.81%) Kubernetes
5 4 (10.81%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (8.11%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (2.70%) Cacti
7 1 (2.70%) Nagios
7 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Cisco
1 21 (56.76%) VMware
2 9 (24.32%) Fortinet
3 8 (21.62%) F5
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.92%) CA
4 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
4 7 (18.92%) Citrix
5 6 (16.22%) Palo Alto
6 3 (8.11%) ExtraHop
6 3 (8.11%) iManage
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle
6 3 (8.11%) Radianz
6 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (8.11%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.41%) Arista
7 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.41%) Google
7 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.41%) Splunk