Period
to 22 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 607 495 522
Rank change year-on-year -112 +27 -7
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 413 253 597
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 1.17% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 359 194 477
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,443 £38,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -7.77%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -8.65%

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 43,337 21,534 48,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.88% 37.65% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 28,389 17,219 37,770
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 22 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -170 143 £72,500 +9.43% 21
South East -54 99 £52,500 -4.55% 10
Midlands -75 62 £33,000 -19.51% 16
North of England -125 48 £40,000 -2.44% 21
South West -31 44 £43,000 +10.26% 11
East Midlands -34 32 £33,750 -15.63% 4
West Midlands -74 29 £33,500 -18.29% 12
North East -21 22 £35,000 -36.36% 6
East of England -78 17 £42,500 - 3
North West -87 14 £60,000 +55.84% 3
Yorkshire -71 12 £40,000 +53.85% 12
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 233 (56.42%) Cisco
2 199 (48.18%) Firewall
3 176 (42.62%) Windows
4 166 (40.19%) Azure
5 154 (37.29%) Microsoft
6 140 (33.90%) ITIL
7 136 (32.93%) WAN
8 128 (30.99%) LAN
9 124 (30.02%) DNS
9 124 (30.02%) Active Directory
10 119 (28.81%) Cisco Certification
10 119 (28.81%) VMware
11 107 (25.91%) Social Skills
12 106 (25.67%) DHCP
13 105 (25.42%) Data Centre
14 101 (24.46%) VPN
15 96 (23.24%) Linux
15 96 (23.24%) BGP
16 95 (23.00%) CCNP
16 95 (23.00%) Network Security
17 92 (22.28%) OSPF
18 90 (21.79%) Wi-Fi
19 87 (21.07%) Network Monitoring
20 86 (20.82%) Windows Server
21 85 (20.58%) SLA
21 85 (20.58%) TCP/IP
22 84 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
23 83 (20.10%) Palo Alto
24 82 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 76 (18.40%) Network Design

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 23 (5.57%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.87%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.94%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.69%) Apache
4 7 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.45%) IIS
6 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.97%) SAP Business One
2 4 (0.97%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.48%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 166 (40.19%) Azure
2 70 (16.95%) Microsoft 365
3 48 (11.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 45 (10.90%) AWS
5 19 (4.60%) IaaS
6 17 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (2.42%) PaaS
8 8 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (1.94%) SaaS
9 7 (1.69%) AWS Direct Connect
9 7 (1.69%) Azure Sentinel
9 7 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (1.45%) Apigee
10 6 (1.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 6 (1.45%) Azure Monitor
10 6 (1.45%) GitHub
10 6 (1.45%) GitHub Actions
11 5 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.21%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 199 (48.18%) Firewall
2 136 (32.93%) WAN
3 128 (30.99%) LAN
4 124 (30.02%) DNS
5 106 (25.67%) DHCP
6 101 (24.46%) VPN
7 96 (23.24%) BGP
8 95 (23.00%) Network Security
9 92 (22.28%) OSPF
10 90 (21.79%) Wi-Fi
11 85 (20.58%) TCP/IP
12 73 (17.68%) MPLS
13 63 (15.25%) SAN
14 56 (13.56%) IPsec
15 48 (11.62%) Cisco ASA
16 46 (11.14%) Wireless
17 40 (9.69%) VoIP
18 36 (8.72%) Cisco Nexus
19 34 (8.23%) SNMP
20 31 (7.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (1.69%) MariaDB
3 7 (1.69%) MySQL
3 7 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.21%) Power BI
5 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.24%) HBase
7 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.21%) JIRA
4 5 (1.21%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.73%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.24%) JUnit
8 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 107 (25.91%) Social Skills
2 68 (16.46%) Finance
3 26 (6.30%) Organisational Skills
4 19 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 18 (4.36%) Documentation Skills
6 14 (3.39%) Law
7 12 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.91%) Presentation Skills
8 10 (2.42%) Banking
9 9 (2.18%) Retail
10 8 (1.94%) Back Office
10 8 (1.94%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.45%) Automotive
11 6 (1.45%) Public Sector
11 6 (1.45%) Publishing
12 5 (1.21%) Legal
13 4 (0.97%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.73%) German Language
15 2 (0.48%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 170 (41.16%) Network Engineer
2 72 (17.43%) Analyst
3 59 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 52 (12.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 30 (7.26%) Security Engineer
6 29 (7.02%) IT Engineer
6 29 (7.02%) Network Security Engineer
7 26 (6.30%) Cisco Engineer
7 26 (6.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 21 (5.08%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 21 (5.08%) Senior Security Engineer
8 21 (5.08%) Support Engineer
9 20 (4.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 19 (4.60%) Network Analyst
11 18 (4.36%) Support Analyst
12 17 (4.12%) Juniper Engineer
12 17 (4.12%) Service Analyst
12 17 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
13 16 (3.87%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (3.63%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.91%) JSON
2 8 (1.94%) XMPP
3 7 (1.69%) Kafka
4 4 (0.97%) Web Services
5 3 (0.73%) .NET
5 3 (0.73%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (0.48%) Middleware
6 2 (0.48%) RESTful
6 2 (0.48%) SAML
7 1 (0.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 105 (25.42%) Data Centre
2 48 (11.62%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.12%) PKI
4 15 (3.63%) Public Cloud
5 12 (2.91%) Fibre Optics
6 11 (2.66%) DataPower
6 11 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.18%) CMDB
8 8 (1.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.69%) Legacy Systems
10 6 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.21%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.21%) Replication
12 4 (0.97%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.48%) Clustering
13 2 (0.48%) FlexPod
13 2 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.48%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 176 (42.62%) Windows
2 96 (23.24%) Linux
3 86 (20.82%) Windows Server
4 54 (13.08%) Windows 10
5 41 (9.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (9.93%) Windows Server 2019
6 34 (8.23%) Windows Server 2016
7 33 (7.99%) Unix
8 20 (4.84%) Windows 7
8 20 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (2.91%) SUSE
10 9 (2.18%) CentOS
10 9 (2.18%) Ubuntu
11 8 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.69%) CatOS
13 6 (1.45%) AIX
13 6 (1.45%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.21%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.97%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (33.90%) ITIL
2 87 (21.07%) Network Monitoring
3 84 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
4 82 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 76 (18.40%) Network Design
6 50 (12.11%) Migration
7 48 (11.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 45 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (8.47%) Service Delivery
10 34 (8.23%) Mentoring
11 33 (7.99%) Project Management
12 32 (7.75%) DevOps
13 30 (7.26%) Change Control
13 30 (7.26%) Time Management
14 29 (7.02%) Load Balancing
15 28 (6.78%) Change Management
15 28 (6.78%) Kalman Filter
16 27 (6.54%) Coaching
16 27 (6.54%) Incident Management
16 27 (6.54%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 61 (14.77%) PowerShell
2 44 (10.65%) SQL
3 26 (6.30%) Python
4 11 (2.66%) Bash
4 11 (2.66%) C
5 6 (1.45%) SAPscript
6 4 (0.97%) C#
7 3 (0.73%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.48%) Java
8 2 (0.48%) Perl
9 1 (0.24%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.24%) PHP
9 1 (0.24%) Ruby
9 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.24%) VBA
9 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 119 (28.81%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (23.00%) CCNP
3 61 (14.77%) Degree
4 59 (14.29%) CCIE
5 46 (11.14%) Security Cleared
6 43 (10.41%) SC Cleared
7 39 (9.44%) CCNA
8 25 (6.05%) DV Cleared
8 25 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.66%) JNCIA
10 10 (2.42%) MCSE
11 9 (2.18%) CCDP
12 8 (1.94%) MCSA
13 7 (1.69%) CCIE Security
13 7 (1.69%) CISM
13 7 (1.69%) CISSP
13 7 (1.69%) JNCIP
14 6 (1.45%) MCP
15 5 (1.21%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (20.58%) SLA
2 7 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.97%) GxP
4 3 (0.73%) NIST
5 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.24%) GDPR
6 1 (0.24%) NCSC
6 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 124 (30.02%) Active Directory
2 70 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.54%) vSphere
4 25 (6.05%) Hyper-V
4 25 (6.05%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (2.18%) Docker
5 9 (2.18%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (2.18%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.45%) XenApp
7 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.73%) NFS
9 2 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.48%) Firmware
9 2 (0.48%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 50 (12.11%) SolarWinds Orion
2 38 (9.20%) Nagios
2 38 (9.20%) SCCM
3 31 (7.51%) Ansible
4 30 (7.26%) Cisco Prime
5 28 (6.78%) Icinga
6 22 (5.33%) SCOM
6 22 (5.33%) vCenter Server
7 21 (5.08%) Microsoft Intune
8 20 (4.84%) Cisco CUCM
9 17 (4.12%) Terraform
10 16 (3.87%) FortiGate
11 11 (2.66%) Kubernetes
11 11 (2.66%) ZABBIX
12 10 (2.42%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 9 (2.18%) Cacti
14 8 (1.94%) Backup Exec
14 8 (1.94%) Puppet
15 7 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
16 6 (1.45%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 233 (56.42%) Cisco
2 154 (37.29%) Microsoft
3 119 (28.81%) VMware
4 83 (20.10%) Palo Alto
5 47 (11.38%) Juniper
6 36 (8.72%) Dell
6 36 (8.72%) F5
7 34 (8.23%) HP
8 33 (7.99%) Citrix
8 33 (7.99%) Meraki
9 31 (7.51%) Fortinet
10 29 (7.02%) Aruba
11 24 (5.81%) Red Hat
12 23 (5.57%) CheckPoint
13 22 (5.33%) IBM
13 22 (5.33%) Veeam
14 20 (4.84%) New Relic
14 20 (4.84%) Nokia
14 20 (4.84%) Zscaler
15 17 (4.12%) Oracle