Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 520 496 590
Rank change year-on-year -24 +94 -28
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 515 781 723
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.57% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.35% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 430 611 631
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%
10th Percentile £31,125 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%

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 44,768 57,924 73,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.44% 42.18% 44.28%
Number of salaries quoted 34,471 44,943 58,414
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 +12 202 £60,000 +9.09% 12
South East -30 117 £50,000 - 14
Midlands +57 82 £39,500 -1.25% 3
West Midlands +61 70 £35,000 -3.45% 1
South West +53 49 £55,000 +10.00% 7
North of England +52 43 £37,500 -3.85% 13
East of England +18 22 £50,000 +33.33% 3
North West +19 16 £33,947 -15.13% 9
Yorkshire +48 14 £44,000 +3.53% 1
North East +3 13 £35,000 +32.08% 3
East Midlands +15 12 £60,000 +14.29% 2
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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.

1 323 (62.72%) Cisco
2 256 (49.71%) Firewall
3 218 (42.33%) Cisco Certification
4 211 (40.97%) VMware
5 187 (36.31%) Windows
6 185 (35.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 184 (35.73%) WAN
8 168 (32.62%) Azure
9 167 (32.43%) Data Centre
10 163 (31.65%) LAN
11 161 (31.26%) Microsoft
12 156 (30.29%) DNS
13 148 (28.74%) CCNP
14 145 (28.16%) Active Directory
15 135 (26.21%) Cisco ASA
16 129 (25.05%) ITIL
17 128 (24.85%) VPN
18 118 (22.91%) DHCP
18 118 (22.91%) Wireless
19 116 (22.52%) TCP/IP
20 110 (21.36%) Finance
21 109 (21.17%) CCNA
22 106 (20.58%) Network Security
23 104 (20.19%) BGP
24 100 (19.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 99 (19.22%) Juniper
26 98 (19.03%) OSPF
27 95 (18.45%) Windows Server
28 93 (18.06%) Linux
29 90 (17.48%) Palo Alto

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 26 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (2.52%) Skype for Business
4 8 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (1.55%) IIS
5 4 (0.78%) CMS
6 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.39%) nginx
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 168 (32.62%) Azure
2 83 (16.12%) Office 365
3 55 (10.68%) AWS
4 16 (3.11%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 15 (2.91%) IaaS
6 12 (2.33%) GitHub
6 12 (2.33%) Mimecast
7 10 (1.94%) Datadog
7 10 (1.94%) PaaS
8 8 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.17%) Serverless
10 5 (0.97%) GCP
10 5 (0.97%) SaaS
11 4 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.78%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.58%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 256 (49.71%) Firewall
2 184 (35.73%) WAN
3 163 (31.65%) LAN
4 156 (30.29%) DNS
5 135 (26.21%) Cisco ASA
6 128 (24.85%) VPN
7 118 (22.91%) DHCP
7 118 (22.91%) Wireless
8 116 (22.52%) TCP/IP
9 106 (20.58%) Network Security
10 104 (20.19%) BGP
11 98 (19.03%) OSPF
12 76 (14.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 70 (13.59%) IPsec
14 68 (13.20%) MPLS
14 68 (13.20%) SAN
15 61 (11.84%) Cisco ISE
16 58 (11.26%) Wi-Fi
17 56 (10.87%) SSL
18 54 (10.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.27%) Big Data
3 6 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (0.97%) Apache Hive
4 5 (0.97%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.97%) MySQL
4 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2017
6 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.58%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (1.75%) Rational Quality Manager
2 8 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (1.55%) TeamCity
3 6 (1.17%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.78%) JIRA
6 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.39%) Subversion
8 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.19%) GitLab
8 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.19%) MSI
8 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 110 (21.36%) Finance
2 43 (8.35%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.27%) Legal
4 20 (3.88%) Retail
5 17 (3.30%) Law
6 12 (2.33%) Public Sector
7 10 (1.94%) Banking
8 5 (0.97%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.97%) Fire and Rescue
8 5 (0.97%) Police
9 4 (0.78%) Military
10 3 (0.58%) Back Office
10 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) International Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Marketing
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 199 (38.64%) Network Engineer
2 91 (17.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 52 (10.10%) Cisco Engineer
4 50 (9.71%) Support Engineer
5 42 (8.16%) Analyst
5 42 (8.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 42 (8.16%) Senior Network Engineer
6 33 (6.41%) IT Engineer
7 28 (5.44%) Consultant
7 28 (5.44%) NOC Engineer
8 25 (4.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (4.27%) Security Engineer
10 21 (4.08%) IT Support
10 21 (4.08%) Network Consultant
11 20 (3.88%) IT Support Engineer
12 19 (3.69%) Network Analyst
13 15 (2.91%) Network Security Engineer
14 14 (2.72%) Network Support
14 14 (2.72%) Platform Engineer
14 14 (2.72%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.72%) .NET
1 14 (2.72%) 802.1X
2 12 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (1.75%) .NET Core
3 9 (1.75%) XMPP
4 8 (1.55%) CSS
4 8 (1.55%) RESTful
4 8 (1.55%) SignalR
5 6 (1.17%) SailPoint
6 5 (0.97%) Kafka
7 4 (0.78%) CSS3
7 4 (0.78%) HTML
7 4 (0.78%) HTML5
7 4 (0.78%) Redux
8 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.39%) Apache NiFi
8 2 (0.39%) Jinja
8 2 (0.39%) JSON
8 2 (0.39%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.39%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 167 (32.43%) Data Centre
2 39 (7.57%) Management Information System
3 34 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.24%) Enterprise Storage
5 24 (4.66%) DataPower
6 22 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (3.69%) PKI
8 17 (3.30%) CCTV
9 12 (2.33%) Public Cloud
10 11 (2.14%) Private Cloud
10 11 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.75%) Driving Licence
11 9 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.75%) User Experience
12 6 (1.17%) BYOD
12 6 (1.17%) Clustering
12 6 (1.17%) Replication
13 5 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.97%) Fibre Optics
13 5 (0.97%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 187 (36.31%) Windows
2 95 (18.45%) Windows Server
3 93 (18.06%) Linux
4 34 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (6.60%) Windows 10
5 26 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (4.47%) Unix
7 22 (4.27%) Windows Server 2016
8 19 (3.69%) CentOS
9 17 (3.30%) Ubuntu
10 16 (3.11%) Fedora
11 15 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (2.72%) Windows 7
13 6 (1.17%) Solaris
14 5 (0.97%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.78%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2019
16 3 (0.58%) AIX
17 2 (0.39%) HPUX
17 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (25.05%) ITIL
2 100 (19.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 77 (14.95%) Network Monitoring
4 64 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (12.43%) Cybersecurity
5 51 (9.90%) Load Balancing
5 51 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (9.90%) SIEM
6 48 (9.32%) Change Control
7 46 (8.93%) Mentoring
8 45 (8.74%) Service Delivery
9 42 (8.16%) Change Management
10 39 (7.57%) High Availability
11 38 (7.38%) Network Design
11 38 (7.38%) Service Management
12 32 (6.21%) Migration
12 32 (6.21%) Presales
13 31 (6.02%) Test Automation
14 30 (5.83%) Network Management
15 29 (5.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 68 (13.20%) Python
2 59 (11.46%) PowerShell
3 39 (7.57%) Bash Shell
4 27 (5.24%) SQL
5 19 (3.69%) C
6 8 (1.55%) Java
7 6 (1.17%) C++
7 6 (1.17%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.78%) C#
8 4 (0.78%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.78%) Perl
8 4 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.78%) VBScript
9 3 (0.58%) Ruby
10 2 (0.39%) PHP
11 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 218 (42.33%) Cisco Certification
2 148 (28.74%) CCNP
3 109 (21.17%) CCNA
4 65 (12.62%) Degree
5 58 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (8.54%) Security Cleared
7 38 (7.38%) MCSE
8 37 (7.18%) CCIE
9 26 (5.05%) CISSP
10 22 (4.27%) MCSA
11 21 (4.08%) SC Cleared
12 19 (3.69%) CompTIA Security+
13 18 (3.50%) Network+ Certification
14 17 (3.30%) DV Cleared
14 17 (3.30%) SSCP
15 16 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
15 16 (3.11%) GIAC
15 16 (3.11%) Linux+ Certification
15 16 (3.11%) SANS
16 15 (2.91%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (16.89%) SLA
2 20 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.30%) PCI DSS
4 16 (3.11%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.97%) GDPR
6 3 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 185 (35.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 145 (28.16%) Active Directory
3 43 (8.35%) Hyper-V
4 33 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (5.44%) XenApp
6 18 (3.50%) Docker
7 16 (3.11%) NFS
7 16 (3.11%) Samba
7 16 (3.11%) VirtualBox
7 16 (3.11%) Xen
8 13 (2.52%) VMware NSX
9 11 (2.14%) vSphere
10 10 (1.94%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.97%) Firmware
13 5 (0.97%) HDFS
14 4 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (0.58%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.58%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 72 (13.98%) Cisco Prime
2 62 (12.04%) SCCM
3 51 (9.90%) SCOM
4 47 (9.13%) Ansible
5 45 (8.74%) Nagios
6 38 (7.38%) vCenter Server
7 35 (6.80%) McAfee ePO
7 35 (6.80%) SolarWinds Orion
8 33 (6.41%) Cisco CUCM
9 30 (5.83%) Puppet
10 27 (5.24%) Terraform
11 19 (3.69%) ZABBIX
12 18 (3.50%) Kubernetes
13 17 (3.30%) Microsoft Intune
13 17 (3.30%) OpenNMS
13 17 (3.30%) WSUS
14 16 (3.11%) Cisco UCCX
14 16 (3.11%) Docker Swarm
14 16 (3.11%) FortiGate
15 15 (2.91%) Packer
Vendors
1 323 (62.72%) Cisco
2 211 (40.97%) VMware
3 161 (31.26%) Microsoft
4 99 (19.22%) Juniper
5 90 (17.48%) Palo Alto
6 87 (16.89%) Meraki
7 85 (16.50%) CheckPoint
8 68 (13.20%) Citrix
9 62 (12.04%) F5
10 52 (10.10%) NetApp
11 44 (8.54%) Aruba
12 42 (8.16%) McAfee
13 39 (7.57%) IBM
14 38 (7.38%) Dell
15 36 (6.99%) HP
16 35 (6.80%) Red Hat
17 26 (5.05%) Barracuda Networks
18 24 (4.66%) Fortinet
19 22 (4.27%) Forcepoint
20 21 (4.08%) Google