Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 579 536 562
Rank change year-on-year -43 +26 +30
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 677 770 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 1.07% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 581 713 779
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,700
UK median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.59% -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 73,683 71,943 89,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.54% 43.63% 45.53%
Number of salaries quoted 58,923 58,294 74,136
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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
South East +27 236 £47,500 +11.76% 29
London -72 220 £52,500 +1.94% 18
South West +51 80 £46,250 -0.54% 7
Midlands -71 79 £40,000 -5.88% 16
West Midlands -29 62 £40,000 +17.65% 10
North of England -17 57 £37,500 -3.85% 11
Yorkshire +34 31 £36,000 -10.00% 5
North West -36 26 £38,000 +11.76% 6
East of England -37 14 £45,000 -5.26% 6
East Midlands -47 14 £42,000 -1.18% 6
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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.

1 411 (60.71%) Cisco
2 337 (49.78%) Firewall
3 290 (42.84%) Cisco Certification
4 260 (38.40%) VMware
5 258 (38.11%) Windows
6 243 (35.89%) ITIL
7 240 (35.45%) CCNP
8 217 (32.05%) WAN
9 199 (29.39%) Microsoft
10 191 (28.21%) VPN
11 177 (26.14%) LAN
12 166 (24.52%) Active Directory
13 165 (24.37%) Cisco ASA
14 163 (24.08%) F5
15 158 (23.34%) DNS
15 158 (23.34%) CCNA
16 155 (22.90%) Wireless
17 153 (22.60%) Data Centre
18 143 (21.12%) VMware Infrastructure
19 140 (20.68%) TCP/IP
20 136 (20.09%) Linux
21 132 (19.50%) Finance
22 129 (19.05%) Windows Server
23 125 (18.46%) Palo Alto
24 124 (18.32%) CheckPoint
25 119 (17.58%) Juniper
26 116 (17.13%) MPLS
27 115 (16.99%) Network Monitoring
28 109 (16.10%) Cisco Nexus
28 109 (16.10%) DHCP

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 59 (8.71%) IIS
2 56 (8.27%) MS Exchange
3 43 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (5.61%) Apache
5 27 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (3.10%) Skype for Business
7 20 (2.95%) SharePoint
8 19 (2.81%) Confluence
9 17 (2.51%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.48%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.33%) JBoss
11 9 (1.33%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.89%) nginx
12 6 (0.89%) SAS
13 3 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.44%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (4.87%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.07%) MetaTrader
2 7 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 90 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (7.98%) Office 365
4 15 (2.22%) SaaS
5 10 (1.48%) IaaS
6 9 (1.33%) Mimecast
7 8 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.59%) Akamai
8 4 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.59%) PaaS
9 3 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.30%) GitHub
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.15%) G Suite
11 1 (0.15%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 337 (49.78%) Firewall
2 217 (32.05%) WAN
3 191 (28.21%) VPN
4 177 (26.14%) LAN
5 165 (24.37%) Cisco ASA
6 158 (23.34%) DNS
7 155 (22.90%) Wireless
8 140 (20.68%) TCP/IP
9 116 (17.13%) MPLS
10 109 (16.10%) Cisco Nexus
10 109 (16.10%) DHCP
11 106 (15.66%) BGP
12 90 (13.29%) OSPF
13 87 (12.85%) SAN
14 85 (12.56%) VLAN
15 78 (11.52%) Cisco ISE
15 78 (11.52%) Network Security
16 71 (10.49%) IPsec
17 64 (9.45%) SSL
18 62 (9.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (13.44%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.14%) MySQL
3 24 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (1.77%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.89%) MariaDB
10 6 (0.89%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.59%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.44%) Informix
12 3 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.30%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.30%) Redis
13 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 46 (6.79%) JIRA
2 20 (2.95%) Git (software)
2 20 (2.95%) TeamCity
3 17 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (2.22%) Ant
4 15 (2.22%) Maven
4 15 (2.22%) NuGet
5 14 (2.07%) Eclipse
5 14 (2.07%) Fiddler
5 14 (2.07%) IntelliJ
5 14 (2.07%) Redmine
5 14 (2.07%) ReSharper
5 14 (2.07%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.33%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.44%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.15%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 132 (19.50%) Finance
2 24 (3.55%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.40%) Banking
4 17 (2.51%) Retail
5 10 (1.48%) Games
5 10 (1.48%) Law
6 9 (1.33%) Advertising
7 7 (1.03%) Legal
8 6 (0.89%) Billing
9 5 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.74%) Publishing
10 3 (0.44%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Marketing
11 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 211 (31.17%) Network Engineer
2 109 (16.10%) Analyst
3 75 (11.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 67 (9.90%) Senior Network Engineer
5 64 (9.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 53 (7.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 43 (6.35%) Support Engineer
8 41 (6.06%) Administrator
9 37 (5.47%) Support Analyst
10 36 (5.32%) Lead Network Engineer
11 34 (5.02%) Operations Analyst
12 32 (4.73%) Network Manager
13 30 (4.43%) Linux Engineer
14 25 (3.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 25 (3.69%) DBA
14 25 (3.69%) Operational Support Analyst
14 25 (3.69%) Operations Support Analyst
14 25 (3.69%) Security Engineer
14 25 (3.69%) Systems Engineer
15 23 (3.40%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (8.27%) .NET
2 31 (4.58%) Web Services
3 17 (2.51%) XML
4 16 (2.36%) JSON
5 15 (2.22%) 802.1X
5 15 (2.22%) CSS
5 15 (2.22%) REST
5 15 (2.22%) SOAP
6 14 (2.07%) .NET Framework
6 14 (2.07%) ActiveMQ
6 14 (2.07%) ASP.NET
6 14 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (2.07%) Middleware
6 14 (2.07%) TIBCO EMS
6 14 (2.07%) XMPP
7 13 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (1.48%) HTML
9 9 (1.33%) Ajax
10 7 (1.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 153 (22.60%) Data Centre
2 49 (7.24%) Clustering
3 42 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.28%) User Experience
5 27 (3.99%) Driving Licence
6 25 (3.69%) Computer Science
6 25 (3.69%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.69%) Public Cloud
7 22 (3.25%) Client/Server
8 17 (2.51%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (2.22%) Replication
10 13 (1.92%) PKI
11 11 (1.62%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.33%) FlexPod
13 8 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (1.03%) DataPower
14 7 (1.03%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 6 (0.89%) iPhone
16 5 (0.74%) Blackberry
16 5 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 258 (38.11%) Windows
2 136 (20.09%) Linux
3 129 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 93 (13.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 83 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (7.53%) CentOS
7 27 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (3.99%) Ubuntu
8 25 (3.69%) Unix
9 19 (2.81%) Windows 10
10 15 (2.22%) Debian
10 15 (2.22%) Windows 7
10 15 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.62%) Solaris
11 11 (1.62%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.89%) Android
13 3 (0.44%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.44%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.44%) SUSE
14 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (35.89%) ITIL
2 115 (16.99%) Network Monitoring
3 97 (14.33%) Service Delivery
4 92 (13.59%) Load Balancing
5 88 (13.00%) Change Management
6 86 (12.70%) Service Management
7 85 (12.56%) Network Management
7 85 (12.56%) Problem Management
8 60 (8.86%) Coaching
9 59 (8.71%) ITSM
10 50 (7.39%) Change Control
11 48 (7.09%) Network Architecture
12 45 (6.65%) Network Design
13 43 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 42 (6.20%) Release Management
14 42 (6.20%) SIEM
15 39 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
15 39 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 36 (5.32%) DevOps
17 33 (4.87%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (10.49%) Perl
2 69 (10.19%) PowerShell
3 67 (9.90%) SQL
4 63 (9.31%) Java
5 59 (8.71%) Bash Shell
6 54 (7.98%) Python
7 45 (6.65%) C#
8 29 (4.28%) JavaScript
9 27 (3.99%) C
10 25 (3.69%) RPG
11 20 (2.95%) T-SQL
12 14 (2.07%) Korn
13 13 (1.92%) PHP
14 10 (1.48%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.89%) C++
16 4 (0.59%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.59%) R
17 3 (0.44%) Ruby
18 1 (0.15%) AWK
18 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 290 (42.84%) Cisco Certification
2 240 (35.45%) CCNP
3 158 (23.34%) CCNA
4 75 (11.08%) CCIE
5 64 (9.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 54 (7.98%) ITIL Certification
7 51 (7.53%) Security Cleared
8 41 (6.06%) Degree
9 37 (5.47%) MCSE
10 32 (4.73%) CISSP
11 28 (4.14%) SC Cleared
12 22 (3.25%) CCSE
13 21 (3.10%) GIAC
14 20 (2.95%) DV Cleared
15 19 (2.81%) SANS
16 18 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 17 (2.51%) Linux+ Certification
17 17 (2.51%) SSCP
18 16 (2.36%) Citrix Certification
19 14 (2.07%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (10.49%) SLA
2 35 (5.17%) QA
3 24 (3.55%) PCI DSS
4 18 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.89%) COBIT
7 5 (0.74%) GDPR
7 5 (0.74%) GPG13
7 5 (0.74%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.30%) PMO
9 2 (0.30%) TickIT
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 166 (24.52%) Active Directory
2 143 (21.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (13.59%) Hyper-V
4 43 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (5.61%) VMware NSX
6 35 (5.17%) vSphere
7 14 (2.07%) NFS
7 14 (2.07%) Samba
8 13 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (1.62%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.33%) DFS Replication
11 8 (1.18%) Docker
11 8 (1.18%) XenApp
11 8 (1.18%) XenServer
12 7 (1.03%) VMware Server
13 6 (0.89%) KVM
13 6 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.74%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.44%) FreeRADIUS
15 3 (0.44%) iptables
Systems Management
1 85 (12.56%) SCCM
2 74 (10.93%) Nagios
3 66 (9.75%) SCOM
4 59 (8.71%) Cisco Prime
5 56 (8.27%) Puppet
6 50 (7.39%) SolarWinds Orion
7 49 (7.24%) Ansible
8 34 (5.02%) Cacti
9 29 (4.28%) ZABBIX
10 28 (4.14%) Cisco CUCM
11 26 (3.84%) vCenter Server
12 19 (2.81%) SCVMM
13 17 (2.51%) Backup Exec
14 16 (2.36%) WSUS
15 15 (2.22%) QRadar
16 14 (2.07%) Kibana
16 14 (2.07%) logstash
16 14 (2.07%) Perfmon
17 11 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
18 10 (1.48%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 411 (60.71%) Cisco
2 260 (38.40%) VMware
3 199 (29.39%) Microsoft
4 163 (24.08%) F5
5 125 (18.46%) Palo Alto
6 124 (18.32%) CheckPoint
7 119 (17.58%) Juniper
8 100 (14.77%) HP
9 96 (14.18%) Citrix
10 68 (10.04%) NetApp
11 53 (7.83%) Dell
12 50 (7.39%) Infoblox
13 40 (5.91%) Meraki
13 40 (5.91%) Red Hat
14 37 (5.47%) Aruba
14 37 (5.47%) Riverbed
15 35 (5.17%) Fortinet
16 34 (5.02%) Blue Coat
16 34 (5.02%) Dynatrace
17 30 (4.43%) EMC