Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 543 556 543
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 +86
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 796 731 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.46% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 1.04% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 676 633 757
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% - +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,250
% change year-on-year - +0.53% +5.00%

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 72,494 70,337 85,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.53% 44.16% 45.32%
Number of salaries quoted 57,201 56,907 70,719
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +92 313 £45,000 +11.80% 25
London -77 256 £55,000 +4.76% 31
Midlands -9 91 £50,000 +25.00% 9
South West +41 83 £45,000 +20.00% 7
West Midlands +10 76 £49,500 +41.43% 6
North of England -6 61 £37,500 -11.76% 21
North West -20 30 £41,500 -2.35% 16
Yorkshire +23 29 £36,000 -10.00% 5
East Midlands -15 15 £50,000 +25.00% 3
East of England -44 14 £45,000 -10.00% 4
North East -27 2 - -
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 453 (56.91%) Cisco
2 384 (48.24%) Firewall
3 336 (42.21%) Cisco Certification
4 332 (41.71%) VMware
5 296 (37.19%) Windows
6 293 (36.81%) CCNP
7 283 (35.55%) WAN
8 260 (32.66%) Microsoft
9 249 (31.28%) ITIL
10 235 (29.52%) LAN
11 224 (28.14%) Active Directory
12 218 (27.39%) VPN
13 205 (25.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 197 (24.75%) DNS
14 197 (24.75%) Wireless
15 191 (23.99%) CCNA
16 178 (22.36%) Cisco ASA
16 178 (22.36%) F5
17 173 (21.73%) Windows Server
18 166 (20.85%) Data Centre
19 160 (20.10%) MPLS
20 157 (19.72%) DHCP
21 150 (18.84%) Cisco Nexus
22 146 (18.34%) Finance
23 143 (17.96%) Linux
24 137 (17.21%) TCP/IP
25 136 (17.09%) CheckPoint
25 136 (17.09%) Microsoft Azure
26 134 (16.83%) HP
27 129 (16.21%) Amazon AWS

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 63 (7.91%) IIS
2 56 (7.04%) MS Exchange
3 45 (5.65%) SharePoint
4 43 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 42 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 37 (4.65%) Skype for Business
7 31 (3.89%) Apache
8 30 (3.77%) WebLogic
9 27 (3.39%) WebSphere
10 24 (3.02%) Tomcat
11 23 (2.89%) Confluence
12 19 (2.39%) JBoss
12 19 (2.39%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.50%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (2.26%) MetaTrader
2 15 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.75%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 136 (17.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 129 (16.21%) Amazon AWS
3 90 (11.31%) Office 365
4 21 (2.64%) IaaS
5 20 (2.51%) SaaS
6 18 (2.26%) NuGet
7 12 (1.51%) Mimecast
8 11 (1.38%) Akamai
8 11 (1.38%) G Suite
9 9 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.88%) PaaS
11 5 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.50%) Cloudflare
13 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.38%) IBM PureFlex
13 3 (0.38%) Serverless
14 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 384 (48.24%) Firewall
2 283 (35.55%) WAN
3 235 (29.52%) LAN
4 218 (27.39%) VPN
5 197 (24.75%) DNS
5 197 (24.75%) Wireless
6 178 (22.36%) Cisco ASA
7 160 (20.10%) MPLS
8 157 (19.72%) DHCP
9 150 (18.84%) Cisco Nexus
10 137 (17.21%) TCP/IP
11 124 (15.58%) OSPF
12 113 (14.20%) BGP
13 99 (12.44%) Network Security
14 92 (11.56%) Cisco ISE
15 87 (10.93%) VLAN
16 82 (10.30%) NetScaler
17 81 (10.18%) Cisco Wireless
17 81 (10.18%) SAN
18 74 (9.30%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.38%) MySQL
5 8 (1.01%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.50%) Couchbase
9 4 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.50%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.50%) Redis
9 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.25%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 36 (4.52%) JIRA
2 24 (3.02%) Git (software)
3 22 (2.76%) TeamCity
4 20 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (2.39%) Ant
5 19 (2.39%) CA Release Automation
5 19 (2.39%) Maven
6 18 (2.26%) Eclipse
6 18 (2.26%) Fiddler
6 18 (2.26%) IntelliJ
6 18 (2.26%) ReSharper
6 18 (2.26%) Visual Studio
6 18 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (1.26%) Redmine
8 7 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (0.50%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.38%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.13%) Travis CI
General
1 146 (18.34%) Finance
2 47 (5.90%) Retail
3 27 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 25 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.26%) Games
6 17 (2.14%) Banking
7 8 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.75%) Law
8 6 (0.75%) Legal
9 4 (0.50%) Advertising
9 4 (0.50%) Marketing
10 3 (0.38%) Electronics
10 3 (0.38%) Publishing
11 2 (0.25%) Back Office
11 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 250 (31.41%) Network Engineer
2 161 (20.23%) Analyst
3 69 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 67 (8.42%) Senior Network Engineer
5 61 (7.66%) Support Analyst
6 59 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
7 56 (7.04%) Security Engineer
8 52 (6.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 48 (6.03%) Network Security Engineer
10 37 (4.65%) Administrator
10 37 (4.65%) Consultant
11 35 (4.40%) Architect
12 34 (4.27%) Network Specialist
13 32 (4.02%) IT Analyst
14 30 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
14 30 (3.77%) Operations Analyst
15 28 (3.52%) Support Engineer
16 26 (3.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 26 (3.27%) Project Engineer
16 26 (3.27%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (9.55%) .NET
2 43 (5.40%) Web Services
3 33 (4.15%) CSS
4 22 (2.76%) HTML
4 22 (2.76%) Middleware
5 20 (2.51%) .NET Framework
6 19 (2.39%) Ajax
6 19 (2.39%) REST
6 19 (2.39%) SOAP
7 18 (2.26%) 802.1X
7 18 (2.26%) ActiveMQ
7 18 (2.26%) ASP.NET
7 18 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (2.26%) JSON
7 18 (2.26%) TIBCO EMS
7 18 (2.26%) XML
8 15 (1.88%) SailPoint
9 9 (1.13%) XMPP
10 8 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 166 (20.85%) Data Centre
2 55 (6.91%) Self-Motivation
3 52 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.27%) Clustering
5 31 (3.89%) Management Information System
6 28 (3.52%) Driving Licence
7 27 (3.39%) Private Cloud
8 21 (2.64%) Client/Server
9 20 (2.51%) Computer Science
10 17 (2.14%) FlexPod
11 15 (1.88%) Cyberattack
11 15 (1.88%) Cyberthreat
11 15 (1.88%) User Experience
12 14 (1.76%) Public Cloud
13 10 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (1.13%) Replication
15 8 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
15 8 (1.01%) HP StoreVirtual
15 8 (1.01%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 296 (37.19%) Windows
2 173 (21.73%) Windows Server
3 143 (17.96%) Linux
4 116 (14.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 102 (12.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (5.90%) CentOS
7 38 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (4.77%) Windows 10
8 33 (4.15%) Windows 7
9 32 (4.02%) Ubuntu
10 25 (3.14%) Debian
11 17 (2.14%) Windows 8
12 16 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (1.01%) Unix
14 7 (0.88%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.50%) SUSE
16 3 (0.38%) AIX
16 3 (0.38%) Android
16 3 (0.38%) Solaris
17 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (31.28%) ITIL
2 120 (15.08%) Network Management
3 112 (14.07%) Change Management
4 107 (13.44%) Problem Management
5 106 (13.32%) Service Management
6 105 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
7 104 (13.07%) Load Balancing
7 104 (13.07%) Network Monitoring
8 87 (10.93%) ITSM
9 86 (10.80%) Service Delivery
10 61 (7.66%) Network Architecture
11 60 (7.54%) Capacity Planning
11 60 (7.54%) Disaster Recovery
12 51 (6.41%) Configuration Management
12 51 (6.41%) Migration
13 48 (6.03%) Incident Management
14 47 (5.90%) Kalman Filter
14 47 (5.90%) Release Management
14 47 (5.90%) SIEM
15 46 (5.78%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (9.17%) SQL
2 67 (8.42%) PowerShell
3 64 (8.04%) Perl
4 56 (7.04%) Bash Shell
5 55 (6.91%) Java
6 54 (6.78%) Python
7 45 (5.65%) C#
8 40 (5.03%) JavaScript
9 26 (3.27%) RPG
10 17 (2.14%) PHP
11 15 (1.88%) C
12 10 (1.26%) Korn
13 7 (0.88%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.88%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.50%) R
15 2 (0.25%) AWK
15 2 (0.25%) sed
16 1 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 336 (42.21%) Cisco Certification
2 293 (36.81%) CCNP
3 191 (23.99%) CCNA
4 88 (11.06%) CCIE
5 60 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (5.90%) CISSP
7 43 (5.40%) Security Cleared
8 35 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
9 34 (4.27%) MCSE
10 32 (4.02%) Degree
11 30 (3.77%) CCSE
12 24 (3.02%) SC Cleared
13 19 (2.39%) CCDP
13 19 (2.39%) MCSA
14 18 (2.26%) CLAS
14 18 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (1.88%) CCSA
15 15 (1.88%) CISA
15 15 (1.88%) CISM
15 15 (1.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.67%) SLA
2 53 (6.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 27 (3.39%) QA
4 24 (3.02%) Cyber Essentials
5 23 (2.89%) COBIT
6 16 (2.01%) GDPR
7 15 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (1.13%) GPG13
9 8 (1.01%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.88%) PMO
11 5 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 19770
13 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.25%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.25%) ISO 31000
13 2 (0.25%) TickIT
14 1 (0.13%) GCP
System Software
1 224 (28.14%) Active Directory
2 205 (25.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (15.95%) Hyper-V
4 52 (6.53%) VMware NSX
5 39 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
6 38 (4.77%) vSphere
7 28 (3.52%) VMware Server
8 19 (2.39%) XenServer
9 15 (1.88%) iptables
10 13 (1.63%) DFS Replication
11 12 (1.51%) ProxySG
12 11 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
13 10 (1.26%) Firmware
13 10 (1.26%) NFS
13 10 (1.26%) Samba
13 10 (1.26%) Terminal Services
13 10 (1.26%) XenApp
14 9 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
15 8 (1.01%) XenDesktop
16 7 (0.88%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 119 (14.95%) SCCM
2 117 (14.70%) SCOM
3 96 (12.06%) Cisco Prime
4 88 (11.06%) Nagios
5 52 (6.53%) Puppet
6 49 (6.16%) SolarWinds Orion
7 47 (5.90%) Ansible
8 41 (5.15%) Cisco CUCM
9 33 (4.15%) QRadar
10 32 (4.02%) ZABBIX
11 27 (3.39%) Cacti
12 20 (2.51%) SCVMM
13 19 (2.39%) OPNET
13 19 (2.39%) WhatsUp Gold
14 18 (2.26%) FortiGate
14 18 (2.26%) Kibana
14 18 (2.26%) logstash
14 18 (2.26%) Nessus
14 18 (2.26%) Perfmon
15 17 (2.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 453 (56.91%) Cisco
2 332 (41.71%) VMware
3 260 (32.66%) Microsoft
4 178 (22.36%) F5
5 136 (17.09%) CheckPoint
6 134 (16.83%) HP
7 111 (13.94%) Juniper
8 110 (13.82%) Citrix
9 93 (11.68%) Meraki
9 93 (11.68%) Riverbed
10 91 (11.43%) Palo Alto
11 77 (9.67%) NetApp
12 59 (7.41%) Blue Coat
12 59 (7.41%) Infoblox
13 52 (6.53%) ServiceNow
14 50 (6.28%) Fortinet
15 49 (6.16%) Red Hat
16 48 (6.03%) Splunk
16 48 (6.03%) Zscaler
17 46 (5.78%) Aruba