Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 476 603 596
Rank change year-on-year +127 -7 +63
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 883 698 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 0.93% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 686 595 652
England median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.47% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £51,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.37% +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 64,727 74,835 78,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.67% 44.21% 43.74%
Number of salaries quoted 50,711 58,336 64,359
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 15 November 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 15 November 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
London +84 342 £55,000 - 21
South East +36 221 £52,500 +23.53% 39
North of England +75 112 £42,250 -0.59% 17
Midlands +24 92 £52,000 +22.35% 10
North West +82 79 £40,000 -11.11% 9
South West +23 66 £45,000 - 7
East of England +76 58 £36,000 -4.00% 8
East Midlands +27 47 £40,500 +102.50% 4
West Midlands +20 45 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Yorkshire +25 30 £45,000 +13.92% 7
North East - 3 £29,500 - 1
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 495 (56.06%) Cisco
2 428 (48.47%) Firewall
3 360 (40.77%) Windows
4 359 (40.66%) Cisco Certification
5 346 (39.18%) VMware
6 327 (37.03%) WAN
7 287 (32.50%) LAN
8 262 (29.67%) Microsoft
9 249 (28.20%) CCNP
10 242 (27.41%) CCNA
11 216 (24.46%) Data Centre
12 211 (23.90%) Cisco ASA
13 210 (23.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 209 (23.67%) Wireless
15 206 (23.33%) Linux
16 204 (23.10%) Active Directory
16 204 (23.10%) OSPF
17 202 (22.88%) Cisco Nexus
18 201 (22.76%) ITIL
19 195 (22.08%) Windows Server
20 191 (21.63%) Nagios
21 188 (21.29%) CheckPoint
22 185 (20.95%) DNS
23 183 (20.72%) TCP/IP
24 168 (19.03%) VPN
25 163 (18.46%) BGP
26 159 (18.01%) F5
27 157 (17.78%) MPLS
28 144 (16.31%) Microsoft Azure
29 143 (16.19%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 57 (6.46%) MS Exchange
2 43 (4.87%) Skype for Business
3 41 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (4.53%) SharePoint
5 35 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (3.85%) IIS
7 31 (3.51%) Apache
8 28 (3.17%) nginx
9 18 (2.04%) OpenStack
10 16 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (1.70%) JBoss
12 13 (1.47%) CMS
13 12 (1.36%) Tomcat
14 11 (1.25%) WordPress
15 9 (1.02%) Confluence
15 9 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
16 7 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
18 5 (0.57%) CloudStack
18 5 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.45%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.34%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 144 (16.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 127 (14.38%) Office 365
3 110 (12.46%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (3.62%) IaaS
5 31 (3.51%) SaaS
6 23 (2.60%) Mimecast
7 15 (1.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (1.13%) Akamai
9 10 (1.13%) CloudFront
10 9 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (1.02%) PaaS
11 8 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.57%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.57%) Cloudflare
14 5 (0.57%) Stackdriver
14 5 (0.57%) Yammer
15 1 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 428 (48.47%) Firewall
2 327 (37.03%) WAN
3 287 (32.50%) LAN
4 211 (23.90%) Cisco ASA
5 209 (23.67%) Wireless
6 204 (23.10%) OSPF
7 202 (22.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 185 (20.95%) DNS
9 183 (20.72%) TCP/IP
10 168 (19.03%) VPN
11 163 (18.46%) BGP
12 157 (17.78%) MPLS
13 138 (15.63%) Network Security
14 129 (14.61%) DHCP
15 125 (14.16%) SAN
16 114 (12.91%) Wireshark
17 107 (12.12%) VoIP
18 103 (11.66%) Wi-Fi
19 80 (9.06%) Cisco Wireless
20 71 (8.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.51%) MySQL
3 19 (2.15%) Big Data
4 13 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (1.36%) DB2
6 10 (1.13%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.57%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.45%) Couchbase
10 4 (0.45%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 31 (3.51%) JIRA
2 22 (2.49%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.81%) Redmine
4 14 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.13%) PEAR
6 7 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (0.79%) Rational Quality Manager
7 6 (0.68%) Bugzilla
8 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.45%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.11%) Ant
11 1 (0.11%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.11%) Selenium
11 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 132 (14.95%) Finance
2 98 (11.10%) Retail
3 40 (4.53%) Telecoms
4 32 (3.62%) Banking
5 24 (2.72%) Legal
6 16 (1.81%) Games
7 13 (1.47%) Law
8 12 (1.36%) Front Office
9 11 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.13%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.13%) Publishing
11 9 (1.02%) Marketing
12 7 (0.79%) Advertising
12 7 (0.79%) Electronics
13 2 (0.23%) Automotive
13 2 (0.23%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.11%) Back Office
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 273 (30.92%) Network Engineer
2 144 (16.31%) Analyst
3 105 (11.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 84 (9.51%) Cisco Engineer
5 76 (8.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 59 (6.68%) Security Engineer
7 54 (6.12%) Network Security Engineer
8 53 (6.00%) Security Analyst
9 52 (5.89%) Systems Engineer
10 51 (5.78%) IT Engineer
11 49 (5.55%) Network Analyst
12 48 (5.44%) Senior Network Engineer
12 48 (5.44%) Support Engineer
13 46 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
14 40 (4.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 40 (4.53%) Windows Engineer
15 36 (4.08%) Administrator
16 34 (3.85%) Project Engineer
17 33 (3.74%) Network Security Analyst
18 31 (3.51%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.40%) Middleware
2 20 (2.27%) XMPP
3 16 (1.81%) 802.1X
4 14 (1.59%) LDAP
5 13 (1.47%) LAMP
5 13 (1.47%) SailPoint
6 10 (1.13%) LEMP Stack
6 10 (1.13%) Web Services
7 7 (0.79%) .NET
8 6 (0.68%) OpenVZ
9 5 (0.57%) CSS
9 5 (0.57%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (0.57%) Regular Expression
10 4 (0.45%) COM
10 4 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.23%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.23%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.23%) SAML
12 1 (0.11%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 216 (24.46%) Data Centre
2 64 (7.25%) Clustering
3 62 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (5.44%) Self-Motivation
5 40 (4.53%) Management Information System
6 38 (4.30%) Computer Science
7 28 (3.17%) Private Cloud
8 18 (2.04%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.93%) Driving Licence
10 15 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
11 14 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (1.47%) Hedge funds
12 13 (1.47%) Replication
13 9 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.91%) CMDB
14 8 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (0.91%) NHS
14 8 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (0.79%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 360 (40.77%) Windows
2 206 (23.33%) Linux
3 195 (22.08%) Windows Server
4 100 (11.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 97 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (6.80%) Unix
7 57 (6.46%) Windows 10
8 55 (6.23%) CentOS
9 49 (5.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 45 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 38 (4.30%) Ubuntu
11 38 (4.30%) Windows 7
12 23 (2.60%) Solaris
13 18 (2.04%) Debian
14 15 (1.70%) Fedora
15 14 (1.59%) Mac OS X
16 10 (1.13%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.68%) SUSE
18 5 (0.57%) AIX
18 5 (0.57%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (22.76%) ITIL
2 143 (16.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 137 (15.52%) Network Management
4 104 (11.78%) Load Balancing
5 103 (11.66%) Network Monitoring
6 87 (9.85%) Kalman Filter
7 86 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
8 81 (9.17%) High Availability
9 75 (8.49%) Service Management
10 74 (8.38%) Incident Management
11 67 (7.59%) Web Filtering
12 64 (7.25%) Information Security
13 60 (6.80%) Network Load Balancing
14 59 (6.68%) Cybersecurity
15 57 (6.46%) Mentoring
16 56 (6.34%) Problem Management
17 55 (6.23%) Migration
18 54 (6.12%) DevOps
18 54 (6.12%) Service Delivery
19 51 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (10.65%) Bash Shell
2 88 (9.97%) PowerShell
2 88 (9.97%) Python
3 79 (8.95%) SQL
4 46 (5.21%) Perl
5 31 (3.51%) C
6 23 (2.60%) Shell Script
7 22 (2.49%) Korn
8 18 (2.04%) Ruby
9 16 (1.81%) Java
10 14 (1.59%) PHP
11 9 (1.02%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.91%) Tcl
12 8 (0.91%) VBScript
13 5 (0.57%) C-shell
14 4 (0.45%) C#
14 4 (0.45%) VB
15 3 (0.34%) RPG
16 2 (0.23%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 359 (40.66%) Cisco Certification
2 249 (28.20%) CCNP
3 242 (27.41%) CCNA
4 84 (9.51%) Security Cleared
5 80 (9.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 63 (7.13%) MCSE
7 61 (6.91%) Degree
8 48 (5.44%) SC Cleared
9 44 (4.98%) CISSP
10 39 (4.42%) CCSA
11 37 (4.19%) CCIE
12 34 (3.85%) DV Cleared
13 29 (3.28%) Network+ Certification
14 26 (2.94%) GIAC
14 26 (2.94%) Linux+ Certification
15 25 (2.83%) CompTIA Security+
16 24 (2.72%) SANS
16 24 (2.72%) SSCP
17 21 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 20 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (8.04%) SLA
2 48 (5.44%) PCI DSS
3 45 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (3.74%) GDPR
5 13 (1.47%) COBIT
5 13 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (1.02%) QA
8 6 (0.68%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.34%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.23%) TickIT
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 210 (23.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 204 (23.10%) Active Directory
3 102 (11.55%) Hyper-V
4 83 (9.40%) VMware ESXi
5 50 (5.66%) VMware NSX
6 39 (4.42%) NFS
7 26 (2.94%) Samba
7 26 (2.94%) XenApp
8 24 (2.72%) Docker
9 19 (2.15%) VirtualBox
9 19 (2.15%) vSphere
10 17 (1.93%) VMware Server
11 15 (1.70%) Xen
12 14 (1.59%) DFS Replication
13 10 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
14 9 (1.02%) iptables
15 8 (0.91%) KVM
15 8 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
16 7 (0.79%) Postfix
16 7 (0.79%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 191 (21.63%) Nagios
2 114 (12.91%) Cisco Prime
3 97 (10.99%) SCOM
4 84 (9.51%) SCCM
5 65 (7.36%) Puppet
6 63 (7.13%) Ansible
7 54 (6.12%) ZABBIX
8 53 (6.00%) Stealthwatch
9 48 (5.44%) vCenter Server
10 39 (4.42%) SolarWinds Orion
11 36 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
12 28 (3.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 25 (2.83%) vRealize
14 24 (2.72%) Cacti
14 24 (2.72%) Netcool
15 23 (2.60%) Kubernetes
16 22 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
16 22 (2.49%) QRadar
17 20 (2.27%) Nessus
18 18 (2.04%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 495 (56.06%) Cisco
2 346 (39.18%) VMware
3 262 (29.67%) Microsoft
4 188 (21.29%) CheckPoint
5 159 (18.01%) F5
6 124 (14.04%) Palo Alto
7 112 (12.68%) HP
8 98 (11.10%) Juniper
9 93 (10.53%) NetApp
10 87 (9.85%) Red Hat
11 85 (9.63%) Citrix
12 83 (9.40%) Meraki
13 81 (9.17%) Riverbed
14 75 (8.49%) Symantec
15 64 (7.25%) Dell
16 63 (7.13%) EMC
16 63 (7.13%) Oracle
17 57 (6.46%) McAfee
18 49 (5.55%) Fortinet
19 42 (4.76%) Zscaler