Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 487 584 588
Rank change year-on-year +97 +4 +90
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 926 697 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 0.94% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 762 583 647
England median annual salary £51,750 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.61% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,650 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.12% +3.16% +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 69,403 74,082 82,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.97% 44.50% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 54,165 58,183 67,943
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +52 353 £55,000 - 31
South East +118 311 £47,500 +2.70% 15
Midlands +42 101 £50,000 +17.65% 9
North of England +36 84 £42,750 +0.59% 21
South West +69 78 £45,000 +30.25% 5
North West +47 63 £45,000 +5.88% 13
West Midlands +24 62 £52,500 +12.30% 3
East Midlands +24 39 £40,500 +88.37% 6
East of England -10 22 £45,000 -14.29% 7
Yorkshire +25 19 £36,000 -10.00% 6
North East -21 2 - - 2
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 520 (56.16%) Cisco
2 424 (45.79%) Firewall
3 386 (41.68%) Cisco Certification
4 381 (41.14%) VMware
5 339 (36.61%) WAN
6 338 (36.50%) Windows
7 312 (33.69%) CCNP
8 306 (33.05%) Microsoft
9 279 (30.13%) LAN
10 275 (29.70%) ITIL
11 247 (26.67%) CCNA
12 244 (26.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 239 (25.81%) Active Directory
14 231 (24.95%) Cisco ASA
15 228 (24.62%) Wireless
16 217 (23.43%) Data Centre
17 210 (22.68%) Cisco Nexus
17 210 (22.68%) VPN
18 197 (21.27%) DNS
19 190 (20.52%) F5
20 189 (20.41%) Windows Server
21 178 (19.22%) Linux
22 171 (18.47%) MPLS
23 170 (18.36%) OSPF
23 170 (18.36%) Microsoft Azure
24 161 (17.39%) Finance
24 161 (17.39%) TCP/IP
25 159 (17.17%) CheckPoint
26 158 (17.06%) Nagios
26 158 (17.06%) Network Management

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 70 (7.56%) MS Exchange
2 57 (6.16%) IIS
3 53 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (5.72%) SharePoint
4 50 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 43 (4.64%) Apache
6 42 (4.54%) Skype for Business
7 25 (2.70%) JBoss
8 23 (2.48%) nginx
9 21 (2.27%) WebLogic
10 18 (1.94%) WebSphere
11 17 (1.84%) Confluence
11 17 (1.84%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (1.30%) OpenStack
13 11 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (1.08%) CMS
14 10 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (1.08%) WordPress
15 8 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.43%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.86%) MetaTrader
3 7 (0.76%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 170 (18.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 143 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
3 124 (13.39%) Office 365
4 37 (4.00%) IaaS
5 36 (3.89%) SaaS
6 20 (2.16%) Mimecast
7 14 (1.51%) Akamai
8 13 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (1.19%) G Suite
10 10 (1.08%) CloudFront
10 10 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.86%) NuGet
12 7 (0.76%) Cloudflare
12 7 (0.76%) PaaS
13 5 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.32%) IBM PureFlex
14 3 (0.32%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 424 (45.79%) Firewall
2 339 (36.61%) WAN
3 279 (30.13%) LAN
4 231 (24.95%) Cisco ASA
5 228 (24.62%) Wireless
6 210 (22.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 210 (22.68%) VPN
7 197 (21.27%) DNS
8 171 (18.47%) MPLS
9 170 (18.36%) OSPF
10 161 (17.39%) TCP/IP
11 144 (15.55%) BGP
12 140 (15.12%) DHCP
13 123 (13.28%) Network Security
14 120 (12.96%) SAN
15 97 (10.48%) Wi-Fi
16 90 (9.72%) Cisco ISE
17 89 (9.61%) Cisco Wireless
17 89 (9.61%) Wireshark
18 87 (9.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.56%) MySQL
3 20 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (1.08%) Big Data
6 10 (1.08%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (0.97%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.65%) Couchbase
9 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.54%) DB2
10 5 (0.54%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.54%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (4.00%) JIRA
2 21 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 19 (2.05%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.73%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.30%) Redmine
7 11 (1.19%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.08%) PEAR
9 8 (0.86%) Ant
9 8 (0.86%) CA Release Automation
9 8 (0.86%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.86%) Fiddler
9 8 (0.86%) IntelliJ
9 8 (0.86%) Maven
9 8 (0.86%) ReSharper
9 8 (0.86%) Visual Studio
10 7 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.32%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 161 (17.39%) Finance
2 94 (10.15%) Retail
3 36 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 32 (3.46%) Manufacturing
5 22 (2.38%) Banking
6 20 (2.16%) Games
7 14 (1.51%) Legal
8 12 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.08%) Law
9 10 (1.08%) Publishing
10 9 (0.97%) Marketing
11 7 (0.76%) Electronics
12 2 (0.22%) Advertising
12 2 (0.22%) Automotive
12 2 (0.22%) Back Office
12 2 (0.22%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.11%) Local Government
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 306 (33.05%) Network Engineer
2 192 (20.73%) Analyst
3 93 (10.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 89 (9.61%) Cisco Engineer
5 82 (8.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 76 (8.21%) Security Engineer
7 71 (7.67%) Network Security Engineer
8 69 (7.45%) Senior Network Engineer
9 54 (5.83%) Support Analyst
10 51 (5.51%) Project Engineer
11 45 (4.86%) Security Analyst
12 43 (4.64%) Administrator
13 41 (4.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 39 (4.21%) IT Engineer
14 39 (4.21%) Support Engineer
15 38 (4.10%) Windows Engineer
16 37 (4.00%) IT Analyst
17 35 (3.78%) Consultant
18 33 (3.56%) Linux Engineer
19 32 (3.46%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.18%) .NET
2 39 (4.21%) Middleware
3 26 (2.81%) Web Services
4 25 (2.70%) SailPoint
5 23 (2.48%) CSS
6 19 (2.05%) 802.1X
7 17 (1.84%) LDAP
8 14 (1.51%) XMPP
9 13 (1.40%) HTML
10 12 (1.30%) .NET Framework
11 10 (1.08%) Ajax
11 10 (1.08%) LAMP
12 9 (0.97%) JSON
12 9 (0.97%) REST
12 9 (0.97%) SOAP
12 9 (0.97%) XML
13 8 (0.86%) ASP.NET
13 8 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (0.86%) LEMP Stack
13 8 (0.86%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 217 (23.43%) Data Centre
2 65 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.72%) Clustering
4 47 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
5 42 (4.54%) Management Information System
6 40 (4.32%) Private Cloud
7 33 (3.56%) Computer Science
8 18 (1.94%) Driving Licence
8 18 (1.94%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.84%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.73%) Cyberattack
10 16 (1.73%) Cyberthreat
10 16 (1.73%) FlexPod
11 14 (1.51%) Hedge funds
12 12 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (1.30%) Replication
13 11 (1.19%) Fintech
13 11 (1.19%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 10 (1.08%) CMDB
14 10 (1.08%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 338 (36.50%) Windows
2 189 (20.41%) Windows Server
3 178 (19.22%) Linux
4 121 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 118 (12.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (5.40%) CentOS
7 48 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (4.75%) Windows 10
9 36 (3.89%) Ubuntu
9 36 (3.89%) Windows 7
10 35 (3.78%) Unix
11 20 (2.16%) Debian
12 19 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (1.73%) Solaris
14 13 (1.40%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.86%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.86%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.76%) Fedora
17 4 (0.43%) FreeBSD
17 4 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (29.70%) ITIL
2 158 (17.06%) Network Management
3 130 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 115 (12.42%) Network Monitoring
5 112 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
6 106 (11.45%) Load Balancing
7 102 (11.02%) Service Management
8 95 (10.26%) Problem Management
9 81 (8.75%) Change Management
10 79 (8.53%) Kalman Filter
10 79 (8.53%) Network Load Balancing
11 76 (8.21%) Incident Management
12 73 (7.88%) Service Delivery
13 69 (7.45%) Migration
14 59 (6.37%) Cybersecurity
15 58 (6.26%) DevOps
15 58 (6.26%) ITSM
16 56 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
17 55 (5.94%) Configuration Management
18 54 (5.83%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 89 (9.61%) Python
2 84 (9.07%) SQL
3 80 (8.64%) PowerShell
4 77 (8.32%) Bash Shell
5 61 (6.59%) Perl
6 38 (4.10%) Java
7 25 (2.70%) C#
8 22 (2.38%) PHP
9 21 (2.27%) JavaScript
10 20 (2.16%) C
11 16 (1.73%) RPG
11 16 (1.73%) Ruby
12 14 (1.51%) Korn
13 11 (1.19%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.08%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.54%) C-shell
16 4 (0.43%) VB
17 2 (0.22%) AWK
17 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.22%) sed
Qualifications
1 386 (41.68%) Cisco Certification
2 312 (33.69%) CCNP
3 247 (26.67%) CCNA
4 78 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 59 (6.37%) CCIE
6 58 (6.26%) CISSP
7 54 (5.83%) Security Cleared
8 49 (5.29%) Degree
9 45 (4.86%) MCSE
10 27 (2.92%) SC Cleared
11 23 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 22 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
12 22 (2.38%) DV Cleared
12 22 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
12 22 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
13 21 (2.27%) CCDP
13 21 (2.27%) CISA
13 21 (2.27%) CISM
13 21 (2.27%) MCSA
14 20 (2.16%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.99%) SLA
2 63 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (5.94%) PCI DSS
4 29 (3.13%) COBIT
5 26 (2.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 23 (2.48%) QA
7 21 (2.27%) Cyber Essentials
7 21 (2.27%) GDPR
8 7 (0.76%) PMO
9 6 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.43%) GPG13
10 4 (0.43%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 3 (0.32%) Government Security Classifications
11 3 (0.32%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.22%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.22%) TickIT
13 1 (0.11%) GCP
System Software
1 244 (26.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 239 (25.81%) Active Directory
3 125 (13.50%) Hyper-V
4 51 (5.51%) VMware ESXi
5 49 (5.29%) VMware NSX
6 38 (4.10%) VMware Server
7 21 (2.27%) NFS
8 20 (2.16%) vSphere
9 18 (1.94%) iptables
10 17 (1.84%) Samba
11 16 (1.73%) ProxySG
12 15 (1.62%) DFS Replication
12 15 (1.62%) Docker
12 15 (1.62%) XenServer
13 12 (1.30%) Firmware
14 11 (1.19%) VirtualBox
15 8 (0.86%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.86%) XenApp
16 7 (0.76%) Shibboleth
16 7 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 158 (17.06%) Nagios
2 143 (15.44%) Cisco Prime
3 136 (14.69%) SCOM
4 111 (11.99%) SCCM
5 64 (6.91%) Ansible
6 63 (6.80%) Puppet
7 48 (5.18%) SolarWinds Orion
8 47 (5.08%) ZABBIX
9 45 (4.86%) Cisco CUCM
10 42 (4.54%) QRadar
11 35 (3.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 33 (3.56%) Cacti
12 33 (3.56%) Nessus
13 32 (3.46%) Stealthwatch
14 26 (2.81%) OpenVAS
15 24 (2.59%) vCenter Server
16 23 (2.48%) Cisco IPCC
16 23 (2.48%) Core Impact
16 23 (2.48%) Nexpose
17 22 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 520 (56.16%) Cisco
2 381 (41.14%) VMware
3 306 (33.05%) Microsoft
4 190 (20.52%) F5
5 159 (17.17%) CheckPoint
6 151 (16.31%) HP
7 120 (12.96%) Meraki
8 114 (12.31%) Riverbed
9 111 (11.99%) Juniper
10 109 (11.77%) Citrix
11 108 (11.66%) Palo Alto
12 84 (9.07%) NetApp
13 75 (8.10%) Red Hat
14 73 (7.88%) EMC
15 66 (7.13%) McAfee
15 66 (7.13%) Oracle
16 63 (6.80%) Dell
17 62 (6.70%) Zscaler
18 59 (6.37%) Splunk
19 58 (6.26%) ServiceNow