Period
to 22 November 2017

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 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 573 646
Rank change year-on-year -22 +73 -7
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 691 784 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 1.00% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 583 677 632
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +8.24%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 75092 78408 92672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.37% 43.68% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 58583 63916 76188
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +15 277 £55,000 +4.76% 15
South East +40 215 £42,500 - 6
Midlands -30 92 £41,250 -2.94% 7
West Midlands -8 64 £42,500 +25.00% 5
North of England -25 61 £42,500 +19.72% 5
South West +21 54 £45,000 -11.76% 2
Yorkshire +24 31 £38,121 -3.49% 1
North West -23 30 £45,000 +35.69% 4
East Midlands -15 25 £20,000 -55.56% 2
East of England -43 5 £28,750 -39.47% 1
SolarWinds
UK

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 England region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 410 (59.33%) Cisco
2 325 (47.03%) Firewall
3 313 (45.30%) ITIL
4 306 (44.28%) Cisco Certification
5 241 (34.88%) Windows
6 233 (33.72%) CCNP
7 232 (33.57%) VMware
8 205 (29.67%) Microsoft
9 200 (28.94%) WAN
10 184 (26.63%) VPN
11 177 (25.62%) Cisco ASA
12 176 (25.47%) Linux
13 174 (25.18%) Palo Alto
14 171 (24.75%) CCNA
15 170 (24.60%) Data Centre
16 162 (23.44%) Wireless
17 156 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
18 152 (22.00%) LAN
19 147 (21.27%) Active Directory
20 145 (20.98%) Finance
20 145 (20.98%) F5
21 140 (20.26%) BGP
21 140 (20.26%) TCP/IP
22 135 (19.54%) MPLS
23 134 (19.39%) DNS
24 133 (19.25%) Cisco Nexus
25 132 (19.10%) Load Balancing
26 130 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
27 128 (18.52%) HP
28 127 (18.38%) CheckPoint

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 64 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 48 (6.95%) IIS
3 42 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (4.20%) Apache
5 21 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (2.46%) Skype for Business
7 16 (2.32%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.30%) SAS
9 7 (1.01%) Confluence
10 6 (0.87%) CMS
11 5 (0.72%) nginx
11 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.14%) Mule
14 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 60 (8.68%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) MetaTrader
2 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.14%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 92 (13.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (5.07%) Office 365
4 26 (3.76%) SaaS
5 19 (2.75%) IaaS
6 13 (1.88%) PaaS
7 7 (1.01%) GitHub
7 7 (1.01%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.43%) G Suite
9 2 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.14%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 325 (47.03%) Firewall
2 200 (28.94%) WAN
3 184 (26.63%) VPN
4 177 (25.62%) Cisco ASA
5 162 (23.44%) Wireless
6 152 (22.00%) LAN
7 140 (20.26%) BGP
7 140 (20.26%) TCP/IP
8 135 (19.54%) MPLS
9 134 (19.39%) DNS
10 133 (19.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 120 (17.37%) OSPF
12 115 (16.64%) SAN
13 89 (12.88%) IPsec
13 89 (12.88%) Network Security
14 88 (12.74%) VLAN
15 84 (12.16%) DHCP
16 68 (9.84%) Ethernet
17 65 (9.41%) SSL
18 63 (9.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.78%) MySQL
3 29 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (3.47%) Oracle Database
5 21 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (2.32%) Amazon RDS
9 15 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.16%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.01%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.87%) InfluxDB
13 6 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.87%) Oracle Exadata
13 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.87%) SQLite
14 5 (0.72%) Informix
14 5 (0.72%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 37 (5.35%) JIRA
2 15 (2.17%) TeamCity
3 14 (2.03%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.45%) Redmine
5 8 (1.16%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.87%) Gerrit
6 6 (0.87%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.72%) NuGet
8 4 (0.58%) Ant
8 4 (0.58%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.58%) Fiddler
8 4 (0.58%) IntelliJ
8 4 (0.58%) Maven
8 4 (0.58%) ReSharper
8 4 (0.58%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 145 (20.98%) Finance
2 35 (5.07%) Banking
3 34 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 13 (1.88%) Billing
5 12 (1.74%) Advertising
6 10 (1.45%) Law
6 10 (1.45%) Legal
7 6 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.87%) Retail
8 5 (0.72%) Games
9 3 (0.43%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.29%) Local Government
10 2 (0.29%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 237 (34.30%) Network Engineer
2 109 (15.77%) Analyst
3 89 (12.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 86 (12.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 78 (11.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 77 (11.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 52 (7.53%) Administrator
8 36 (5.21%) Support Analyst
9 34 (4.92%) Support Engineer
10 29 (4.20%) WAN Engineer
11 28 (4.05%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 28 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
12 27 (3.91%) DBA
12 27 (3.91%) Juniper Engineer
12 27 (3.91%) Network Manager
12 27 (3.91%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 27 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
13 26 (3.76%) Operations Analyst
14 25 (3.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 25 (3.62%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.34%) Web Services
2 28 (4.05%) .NET
3 23 (3.33%) XMPP
4 22 (3.18%) 802.1X
5 19 (2.75%) Middleware
6 16 (2.32%) SailPoint
7 15 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
8 13 (1.88%) LAMP
9 10 (1.45%) XML
10 8 (1.16%) LAPP Stack
11 7 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (0.87%) Kafka
12 6 (0.87%) ZeroMQ
13 5 (0.72%) JSON
13 5 (0.72%) LEMP Stack
14 4 (0.58%) .NET Framework
14 4 (0.58%) ActiveMQ
14 4 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (0.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 170 (24.60%) Data Centre
2 71 (10.27%) Clustering
3 48 (6.95%) Computer Science
4 39 (5.64%) Video Conferencing
5 38 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (3.62%) Management Information System
7 23 (3.33%) Public Cloud
8 22 (3.18%) Client/Server
9 21 (3.04%) User Experience
10 20 (2.89%) Replication
11 17 (2.46%) iPhone
11 17 (2.46%) PKI
12 16 (2.32%) Driving Licence
13 14 (2.03%) FlexPod
14 12 (1.74%) Hedge funds
15 11 (1.59%) DataPower
15 11 (1.59%) iPad
15 11 (1.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
16 9 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
17 5 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 241 (34.88%) Windows
2 176 (25.47%) Linux
3 109 (15.77%) Windows Server
4 66 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (9.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (7.96%) Unix
7 47 (6.80%) CentOS
8 25 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (3.04%) Ubuntu
10 20 (2.89%) Solaris
11 17 (2.46%) Windows 7
12 16 (2.32%) Windows 10
13 11 (1.59%) Debian
14 10 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (1.30%) Android
16 8 (1.16%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.72%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.58%) Windows XP
19 3 (0.43%) Kali Linux
20 1 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (45.30%) ITIL
2 156 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
3 132 (19.10%) Load Balancing
4 95 (13.75%) Service Delivery
5 90 (13.02%) Network Management
6 84 (12.16%) Change Management
7 73 (10.56%) Network Design
8 62 (8.97%) Problem Management
9 61 (8.83%) Kalman Filter
10 59 (8.54%) Project Management
11 58 (8.39%) Change Control
12 56 (8.10%) Service Management
13 54 (7.81%) SIEM
14 53 (7.67%) Information Security
14 53 (7.67%) Performance Management
15 46 (6.66%) Time Management
15 46 (6.66%) Web Filtering
16 43 (6.22%) Coaching
17 41 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
18 38 (5.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (10.85%) PowerShell
2 64 (9.26%) SQL
3 63 (9.12%) Perl
4 60 (8.68%) Python
5 51 (7.38%) Bash Shell
6 44 (6.37%) Java
7 31 (4.49%) C
8 29 (4.20%) C#
9 21 (3.04%) T-SQL
10 19 (2.75%) RPG
11 15 (2.17%) Ruby
12 12 (1.74%) JavaScript
13 11 (1.59%) C++
14 10 (1.45%) Korn
14 10 (1.45%) PHP
15 6 (0.87%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.72%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.58%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 306 (44.28%) Cisco Certification
2 233 (33.72%) CCNP
3 171 (24.75%) CCNA
4 78 (11.29%) CCIE
5 67 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 64 (9.26%) Degree
7 46 (6.66%) ITIL Certification
8 43 (6.22%) CISSP
9 40 (5.79%) MCSE
10 33 (4.78%) Security Cleared
11 31 (4.49%) GIAC
12 30 (4.34%) CISA
13 27 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
14 24 (3.47%) SSCP
15 23 (3.33%) MCSA
15 23 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 22 (3.18%) CISM
17 20 (2.89%) Citrix Certification
17 20 (2.89%) CompTIA Security+
17 20 (2.89%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (11.43%) SLA
2 42 (6.08%) PCI DSS
3 32 (4.63%) QA
4 21 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (2.03%) PMO
6 12 (1.74%) ISO 9001
7 7 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 147 (21.27%) Active Directory
2 130 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (7.96%) Hyper-V
4 33 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (3.91%) VMware NSX
6 25 (3.62%) vSphere
7 15 (2.17%) XenApp
8 13 (1.88%) DFS Replication
9 12 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (1.59%) Docker
10 11 (1.59%) NFS
11 10 (1.45%) Samba
12 9 (1.30%) VMware Server
13 6 (0.87%) KVM
13 6 (0.87%) LXC
13 6 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.58%) Firmware
15 4 (0.58%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 106 (15.34%) Nagios
2 82 (11.87%) SolarWinds Orion
3 74 (10.71%) Cisco Prime
3 74 (10.71%) SCCM
4 63 (9.12%) SCOM
5 55 (7.96%) Puppet
6 54 (7.81%) Ansible
7 39 (5.64%) Cisco CUCM
8 37 (5.35%) Cacti
9 30 (4.34%) ZABBIX
10 29 (4.20%) QRadar
11 26 (3.76%) McAfee ePO
12 25 (3.62%) WSUS
13 24 (3.47%) vCenter Server
14 20 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
15 19 (2.75%) Nessus
16 17 (2.46%) Backup Exec
16 17 (2.46%) NetBackup
17 16 (2.32%) Core Impact
17 16 (2.32%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 410 (59.33%) Cisco
2 232 (33.57%) VMware
3 205 (29.67%) Microsoft
4 174 (25.18%) Palo Alto
5 145 (20.98%) F5
6 128 (18.52%) HP
7 127 (18.38%) CheckPoint
8 126 (18.23%) Juniper
9 102 (14.76%) Citrix
10 51 (7.38%) Dell
10 51 (7.38%) NetApp
11 45 (6.51%) Meraki
12 44 (6.37%) Red Hat
13 36 (5.21%) EMC
14 34 (4.92%) Aruba
14 34 (4.92%) Oracle
14 34 (4.92%) Splunk
14 34 (4.92%) Symantec
15 33 (4.78%) McAfee
16 30 (4.34%) Qualys