Period
to 14 October 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 14 October 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 528 485 611
Rank change year-on-year -43 +126 -1
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 614 892 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.59% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 1.37% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 465 722 589
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,375 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +6.05% +2.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -6.40% +6.84% +5.56%

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 54,579 65,303 72,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.88% 42.88% 44.35%
Number of salaries quoted 41,900 51,119 56,387
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in England

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SolarWinds in England

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in England over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in England

SolarWinds
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the England region over the 6 months to 14 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -61 204 £60,000 +9.09% 43
South East -23 157 £45,000 -5.26% 37
Midlands +28 94 £50,000 -1.48% 16
North of England +15 92 £37,000 -7.50% 5
West Midlands +46 65 £50,000 -6.10% 10
North West 0 48 £37,000 -12.43% 5
East of England +43 34 £50,000 +37.17% 7
South West -26 32 £46,250 +2.78% 6
East Midlands +15 29 £50,000 +23.46% 6
North East +34 26 £24,750 -23.85%
Yorkshire -12 18 £44,750 +17.76%
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 351 (57.17%) Cisco
2 297 (48.37%) Firewall
3 252 (41.04%) Cisco Certification
4 240 (39.09%) Windows
5 231 (37.62%) WAN
6 226 (36.81%) LAN
7 193 (31.43%) VMware
8 192 (31.27%) CCNP
9 187 (30.46%) Microsoft
10 171 (27.85%) ITIL
11 170 (27.69%) Active Directory
12 158 (25.73%) Linux
13 157 (25.57%) Azure
14 148 (24.10%) VPN
15 141 (22.96%) Data Centre
16 140 (22.80%) DNS
17 139 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
18 124 (20.20%) SCCM
18 124 (20.20%) Finance
18 124 (20.20%) Windows Server
19 117 (19.06%) CheckPoint
20 116 (18.89%) CCNA
21 115 (18.73%) Wireless
21 115 (18.73%) Office 365
22 113 (18.40%) Network Security
23 112 (18.24%) TCP/IP
24 106 (17.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 105 (17.10%) DHCP
26 104 (16.94%) Cisco ASA
27 98 (15.96%) MPLS

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 37 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.09%) MS Exchange
3 18 (2.93%) IIS
3 18 (2.93%) Skype for Business
4 11 (1.79%) nginx
5 8 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.30%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.14%) Apache
6 7 (1.14%) Confluence
6 7 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.14%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.33%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 49 (7.98%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.49%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.14%) Q-Pulse
1 7 (1.14%) Sage CRM
2 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.33%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 157 (25.57%) Azure
2 115 (18.73%) Office 365
3 61 (9.93%) AWS
4 14 (2.28%) GCP
5 10 (1.63%) SaaS
6 9 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.30%) Stackdriver
8 4 (0.65%) GitHub
8 4 (0.65%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.49%) PaaS
9 3 (0.49%) Yammer
10 2 (0.33%) Datadog
10 2 (0.33%) IaaS
11 1 (0.16%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 297 (48.37%) Firewall
2 231 (37.62%) WAN
3 226 (36.81%) LAN
4 148 (24.10%) VPN
5 140 (22.80%) DNS
6 115 (18.73%) Wireless
7 113 (18.40%) Network Security
8 112 (18.24%) TCP/IP
9 105 (17.10%) DHCP
10 104 (16.94%) Cisco ASA
11 98 (15.96%) MPLS
12 93 (15.15%) BGP
12 93 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
13 89 (14.50%) OSPF
14 88 (14.33%) SAN
15 60 (9.77%) IPsec
16 51 (8.31%) VoIP
16 51 (8.31%) Wi-Fi
17 49 (7.98%) VLAN
18 48 (7.82%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.93%) MongoDB
3 17 (2.77%) Big Data
4 7 (1.14%) MySQL
4 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2017
4 7 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.81%) Geospatial Data
6 4 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.65%) Redis
7 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.16%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (3.58%) JIRA
2 21 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.09%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.95%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (1.63%) Artifactory
5 10 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (1.14%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.33%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.33%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.33%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.33%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.33%) Subversion
9 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.33%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.16%) NeoLoad
10 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.16%) Rational Quality Manager
General
1 124 (20.20%) Finance
2 43 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 38 (6.19%) Public Sector
4 27 (4.40%) Retail
5 14 (2.28%) Police
6 12 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.79%) Fire and Rescue
8 10 (1.63%) Back Office
9 8 (1.30%) Marketing
10 7 (1.14%) Electronics
11 5 (0.81%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.81%) Local Government
12 4 (0.65%) Banking
12 4 (0.65%) Publishing
13 3 (0.49%) Legal
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
14 1 (0.16%) Billing
14 1 (0.16%) Games
14 1 (0.16%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 212 (34.53%) Network Engineer
2 83 (13.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 68 (11.07%) Analyst
4 48 (7.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 47 (7.65%) Cisco Engineer
6 35 (5.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 31 (5.05%) Security Engineer
8 25 (4.07%) Network Security Engineer
8 25 (4.07%) Team Leader
9 24 (3.91%) IT Engineer
10 21 (3.42%) Consultant
10 21 (3.42%) Head of Information
10 21 (3.42%) Head of Information Security
10 21 (3.42%) Head of Security
11 20 (3.26%) Information Manager
11 20 (3.26%) Information Security Manager
11 20 (3.26%) Lead Network Engineer
11 20 (3.26%) Security Manager
12 19 (3.09%) Security Analyst
12 19 (3.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.23%) SailPoint
2 11 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (1.63%) .NET
4 6 (0.98%) 802.1X
4 6 (0.98%) JSON
4 6 (0.98%) Node.js
5 5 (0.81%) LDAP
6 4 (0.65%) Web Services
6 4 (0.65%) XMPP
7 3 (0.49%) Django
8 2 (0.33%) Kafka
8 2 (0.33%) React
9 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.16%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 141 (22.96%) Data Centre
2 60 (9.77%) Management Information System
3 50 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.61%) Driving Licence
5 14 (2.28%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (2.12%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.63%) Private Cloud
8 10 (1.63%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.47%) PKI
9 9 (1.47%) Replication
10 8 (1.30%) NHS
10 8 (1.30%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.14%) Clustering
11 7 (1.14%) iPad
11 7 (1.14%) iPhone
11 7 (1.14%) LIMS
12 6 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (0.98%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 240 (39.09%) Windows
2 158 (25.73%) Linux
3 124 (20.20%) Windows Server
4 47 (7.65%) Windows 10
5 42 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (6.03%) Unix
7 33 (5.37%) CentOS
8 25 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (3.58%) Ubuntu
10 17 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (2.44%) Windows 7
12 11 (1.79%) AIX
12 11 (1.79%) Fedora
12 11 (1.79%) HPUX
13 8 (1.30%) Android
14 7 (1.14%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.98%) Debian
16 5 (0.81%) SUSE
17 2 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (27.85%) ITIL
2 106 (17.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 98 (15.96%) Network Monitoring
4 87 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
5 66 (10.75%) High Availability
6 65 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (10.10%) Network Management
7 62 (10.10%) Service Management
8 61 (9.93%) Migration
9 59 (9.61%) SIEM
10 55 (8.96%) Service Delivery
11 50 (8.14%) Cybersecurity
12 47 (7.65%) Information Security
13 45 (7.33%) Load Balancing
14 43 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 43 (7.00%) Project Delivery
15 42 (6.84%) Mentoring
15 42 (6.84%) Problem Management
16 40 (6.51%) Change Management
17 39 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 83 (13.52%) Python
2 67 (10.91%) PowerShell
3 45 (7.33%) SQL
4 43 (7.00%) Bash Shell
5 33 (5.37%) Java
6 26 (4.23%) C++
7 25 (4.07%) Perl
8 20 (3.26%) Ruby
9 19 (3.09%) C
10 8 (1.30%) PHP
11 4 (0.65%) VBScript
12 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.49%) VB
13 2 (0.33%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 252 (41.04%) Cisco Certification
2 192 (31.27%) CCNP
3 116 (18.89%) CCNA
4 90 (14.66%) Degree
5 39 (6.35%) Security Cleared
6 33 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (5.05%) CISSP
8 26 (4.23%) CCIE
9 24 (3.91%) CISM
10 23 (3.75%) CISA
11 22 (3.58%) MCSE
12 21 (3.42%) CCSA
12 21 (3.42%) SC Cleared
13 16 (2.61%) CCDP
14 15 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (2.44%) JNCIA
15 14 (2.28%) CCA
15 14 (2.28%) Citrix Certification
16 13 (2.12%) JNCIP
16 13 (2.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (10.59%) SLA
2 15 (2.44%) QA
3 12 (1.95%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (1.79%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.63%) GDPR
5 10 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.16%) BS7799
8 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 170 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 139 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (5.86%) Hyper-V
4 29 (4.72%) XenApp
5 28 (4.56%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (3.09%) Docker
7 15 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
8 14 (2.28%) XenDesktop
9 13 (2.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 13 (2.12%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (1.95%) VMware NSX
11 11 (1.79%) vSphere
12 10 (1.63%) BitLocker
12 10 (1.63%) NFS
12 10 (1.63%) Samba
12 10 (1.63%) VirtualBox
12 10 (1.63%) Xen
13 8 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
14 6 (0.98%) DFS Replication
15 5 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 124 (20.20%) SCCM
2 69 (11.24%) Nagios
3 64 (10.42%) Cisco Prime
4 50 (8.14%) SCOM
5 47 (7.65%) Nessus
6 43 (7.00%) SolarWinds Orion
7 41 (6.68%) Ansible
7 41 (6.68%) WSUS
8 33 (5.37%) Puppet
9 31 (5.05%) McAfee ePO
10 24 (3.91%) Cisco CUCM
11 22 (3.58%) vCenter Server
12 20 (3.26%) Cacti
13 19 (3.09%) FortiGate
14 16 (2.61%) ZABBIX
15 15 (2.44%) Kubernetes
15 15 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
16 13 (2.12%) OpenNMS
17 11 (1.79%) Kibana
17 11 (1.79%) logstash
Vendors
1 351 (57.17%) Cisco
2 193 (31.43%) VMware
3 187 (30.46%) Microsoft
4 117 (19.06%) CheckPoint
5 95 (15.47%) Palo Alto
6 92 (14.98%) F5
7 84 (13.68%) Citrix
8 72 (11.73%) Juniper
9 69 (11.24%) Meraki
10 68 (11.07%) NetApp
11 52 (8.47%) McAfee
12 50 (8.14%) HP
13 38 (6.19%) Splunk
14 34 (5.54%) Dell
14 34 (5.54%) Red Hat
15 33 (5.37%) Aruba
16 30 (4.89%) Fortinet
16 30 (4.89%) LogRhythm
17 27 (4.40%) Qualys
18 26 (4.23%) Aveksa