Period
to 27 February 2021

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 27 February 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
UK > England
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 515 502 494
Rank change year-on-year -13 -8 +108
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 266 569 798
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.50% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 1.22% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 260 478 644
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%

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 24,985 46,722 58,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.48% 41.15% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19,377 36,546 46,030
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,204 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in England

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SolarWinds in England.

Salary trend for SolarWinds in England

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SolarWinds in England over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

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 27 February 2021. 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 +70 94 £70,000 +16.67% 15
North of England +65 54 £49,500 +41.43% 6
South East +45 46 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Midlands -3 40 £41,000 -0.61% 7
South West +20 28 £39,000 -22.00% 5
North West +64 24 £38,500 +22.22% 5
West Midlands -14 24 £41,750 +5.70% 6
North East +18 18 £60,000 +71.43%
East Midlands +32 16 £32,500 -45.83% 1
Yorkshire +36 12 £44,750 +2.29% 1
East of England +60 1 - - 2
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 England region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 145 (54.51%) VMware
2 130 (48.87%) Windows
3 127 (47.74%) Firewall
3 127 (47.74%) Azure
4 108 (40.60%) Active Directory
5 107 (40.23%) Cisco
6 105 (39.47%) Microsoft
7 104 (39.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 96 (36.09%) Windows Server
9 76 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
10 71 (26.69%) DNS
11 69 (25.94%) WAN
12 64 (24.06%) PowerShell
13 63 (23.68%) SCCM
13 63 (23.68%) Microsoft 365
13 63 (23.68%) Data Centre
14 61 (22.93%) ITIL
15 59 (22.18%) CCNP
16 55 (20.68%) LAN
16 55 (20.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 52 (19.55%) CCNA
18 51 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
19 50 (18.80%) DHCP
20 49 (18.42%) DevOps
21 48 (18.05%) Azure Active Directory
21 48 (18.05%) Windows Server 2019
21 48 (18.05%) SAN
21 48 (18.05%) Security Cleared
22 47 (17.67%) AWS
22 47 (17.67%) Python

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 22 (8.27%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.51%) IIS
3 8 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.01%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.26%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.88%) Apache
5 5 (1.88%) Confluence
5 5 (1.88%) Drupal
5 5 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.88%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.88%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.13%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.13%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.38%) CMS
8 1 (0.38%) JBoss
8 1 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Relativity
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 127 (47.74%) Azure
2 63 (23.68%) Microsoft 365
3 48 (18.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 47 (17.67%) AWS
5 43 (16.17%) SaaS
6 42 (15.79%) IaaS
7 34 (12.78%) PaaS
8 18 (6.77%) Mimecast
9 11 (4.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (3.01%) G Suite
11 7 (2.63%) Datadog
12 6 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.88%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (1.88%) Amazon S3
13 5 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (1.88%) GitHub
13 5 (1.88%) Google Analytics
13 5 (1.88%) Serverless
13 5 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 127 (47.74%) Firewall
2 71 (26.69%) DNS
3 69 (25.94%) WAN
4 55 (20.68%) LAN
5 50 (18.80%) DHCP
6 48 (18.05%) SAN
7 46 (17.29%) Network Security
8 45 (16.92%) TCP/IP
8 45 (16.92%) VPN
9 37 (13.91%) OSPF
9 37 (13.91%) VoIP
10 36 (13.53%) BGP
11 33 (12.41%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (9.40%) Wireless
13 22 (8.27%) VLAN
14 21 (7.89%) BIG-IP
15 19 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
15 19 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (6.39%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (6.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.02%) Amazon RDS
1 24 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.75%) Big Data
4 2 (0.75%) MySQL
4 2 (0.75%) Power BI
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
2 12 (4.51%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.51%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.01%) JIRA
4 4 (1.50%) Gradle
4 4 (1.50%) Maven
5 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.38%) JMeter
6 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.38%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.38%) Subversion
6 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (15.79%) Finance
2 16 (6.02%) Law
3 14 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.14%) Back Office
5 9 (3.38%) Banking
5 9 (3.38%) Legal
6 8 (3.01%) Public Sector
6 8 (3.01%) Retail
7 7 (2.63%) Marketing
8 5 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.88%) Publishing
9 4 (1.50%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.75%) Electronics
10 2 (0.75%) Local Government
10 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.75%) Police
11 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.38%) Front Office
11 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 71 (26.69%) Network Engineer
2 41 (15.41%) Analyst
3 39 (14.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 17 (6.39%) Architect
5 17 (6.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 16 (6.02%) Azure Engineer
7 14 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 14 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 13 (4.89%) Cisco Engineer
8 13 (4.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 12 (4.51%) Administrator
10 11 (4.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (4.14%) IT Engineer
10 11 (4.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 11 (4.14%) Server Analyst
11 9 (3.38%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.38%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (3.01%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.64%) JSON
2 5 (1.88%) LAMP
3 4 (1.50%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.50%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (1.50%) Kafka
3 4 (1.50%) Node.js
3 4 (1.50%) React
3 4 (1.50%) YAML
4 3 (1.13%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.13%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.13%) SAML
5 2 (0.75%) .NET
5 2 (0.75%) COM+
5 2 (0.75%) RESTful
5 2 (0.75%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.75%) SOAP
5 2 (0.75%) Web Services
6 1 (0.38%) LDAP
6 1 (0.38%) Middleware
6 1 (0.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 63 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 33 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 16 (6.02%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.89%) Replication
6 5 (1.88%) Fibre Optics
7 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.13%) Clustering
8 3 (1.13%) NHS
8 3 (1.13%) PKI
8 3 (1.13%) Podcast
8 3 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.75%) Blog
9 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.75%) iSeries
9 2 (0.75%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (0.75%) SCADA
9 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 130 (48.87%) Windows
2 96 (36.09%) Windows Server
3 51 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (18.05%) Windows Server 2019
5 43 (16.17%) Windows Server 2016
6 37 (13.91%) Linux
7 17 (6.39%) Windows 10
8 16 (6.02%) Windows 7
9 13 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (2.26%) VMS
12 5 (1.88%) Unix
12 5 (1.88%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.50%) CentOS
14 3 (1.13%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.13%) Solaris
15 2 (0.75%) Android
15 2 (0.75%) Fedora
15 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.93%) ITIL
2 55 (20.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 49 (18.42%) DevOps
4 45 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (14.29%) Change Management
6 25 (9.40%) ITSM
7 24 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (9.02%) Configuration Management
8 23 (8.65%) Network Design
9 22 (8.27%) Migration
9 22 (8.27%) Service Management
10 20 (7.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (7.52%) Network Management
11 19 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (6.39%) High Availability
12 17 (6.39%) Project Delivery
13 16 (6.02%) Change Control
14 15 (5.64%) Proactive Monitoring
15 14 (5.26%) Service Delivery
16 13 (4.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 64 (24.06%) PowerShell
2 47 (17.67%) Python
3 23 (8.65%) SQL
4 17 (6.39%) Java
5 9 (3.38%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.26%) R
7 5 (1.88%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.88%) PHP
7 5 (1.88%) Ruby
7 5 (1.88%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.50%) C
8 4 (1.50%) Perl
8 4 (1.50%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.13%) VB
10 2 (0.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 76 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (22.18%) CCNP
3 52 (19.55%) CCNA
4 48 (18.05%) Security Cleared
5 45 (16.92%) SC Cleared
6 41 (15.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (12.78%) MCSE
8 20 (7.52%) CCIE
9 16 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (4.51%) MCSA
11 11 (4.14%) CISSP
11 11 (4.14%) Degree
12 9 (3.38%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (2.63%) MCP
14 6 (2.26%) CCDA
15 5 (1.88%) Linux+ Certification
16 4 (1.50%) CISM
16 4 (1.50%) JNCIA
16 4 (1.50%) SSCP
16 4 (1.50%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.02%) SLA
2 8 (3.01%) Cyber Essentials
2 8 (3.01%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 8 (3.01%) GDPR
3 3 (1.13%) QA
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 108 (40.60%) Active Directory
2 104 (39.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (11.65%) Hyper-V
4 27 (10.15%) VMware NSX
5 15 (5.64%) XenApp
5 15 (5.64%) XenDesktop
6 14 (5.26%) Docker
6 14 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (4.51%) vSphere
8 9 (3.38%) Shibboleth
9 7 (2.63%) NFS
10 4 (1.50%) Firmware
11 3 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.75%) KVM
12 2 (0.75%) Samba
12 2 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.75%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.75%) Xen
13 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 63 (23.68%) SCCM
2 40 (15.04%) Ansible
3 37 (13.91%) SCOM
4 34 (12.78%) Nagios
5 29 (10.90%) Terraform
6 28 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 22 (8.27%) McAfee ePO
8 18 (6.77%) Single Sign-On
9 14 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
10 13 (4.89%) Cisco CUCM
11 12 (4.51%) SolarWinds Orion
11 12 (4.51%) WSUS
12 11 (4.14%) FortiGate
13 10 (3.76%) Kubernetes
13 10 (3.76%) SCVMM
14 9 (3.38%) Puppet
15 6 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
15 6 (2.26%) ZABBIX
16 5 (1.88%) ITRS Geneos
16 5 (1.88%) Packer
Vendors
1 145 (54.51%) VMware
2 107 (40.23%) Cisco
3 105 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 41 (15.41%) Dell
4 41 (15.41%) F5
5 36 (13.53%) Citrix
6 32 (12.03%) Palo Alto
7 31 (11.65%) Juniper
7 31 (11.65%) McAfee
8 26 (9.77%) Veeam
9 22 (8.27%) NetApp
10 20 (7.52%) CheckPoint
11 18 (6.77%) ServiceNow
11 18 (6.77%) Splunk
12 17 (6.39%) Fortinet
12 17 (6.39%) HP
12 17 (6.39%) Sophos
13 16 (6.02%) Red Hat
14 15 (5.64%) Google
15 13 (4.89%) Symantec