Period
to 20 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 496 526 565
Rank change year-on-year +30 +39 -12
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 737 858 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 1.22% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 563 728 625
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,100 £29,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,900 £67,875 £73,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -

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 56,496 70,232 71,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.49% 43.54% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 43,603 55,345 57,739
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 +105 307 £55,000 - 1
South East -61 195 £46,500 -2.11% 5
North of England +22 88 £36,500 -3.95%
Midlands +36 82 £48,750 -2.50% 5
West Midlands +16 54 £50,000 - 5
East of England +102 40 £45,000 - 3
North West +11 33 £39,250 -12.78%
North East +47 28 £26,000 -
East Midlands +21 28 £47,500 -5.00%
Yorkshire -10 27 £43,250 +20.14%
South West -41 25 £40,000 -11.11% 1
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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.

1 393 (53.32%) Cisco
2 337 (45.73%) Firewall
3 275 (37.31%) WAN
4 270 (36.64%) Windows
5 266 (36.09%) Cisco Certification
6 239 (32.43%) ITIL
7 230 (31.21%) LAN
8 215 (29.17%) VMware
9 205 (27.82%) Microsoft
10 192 (26.05%) CCNP
11 174 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
12 172 (23.34%) Data Centre
12 172 (23.34%) Cisco ASA
13 171 (23.20%) Linux
14 167 (22.66%) Windows Server
15 161 (21.85%) Finance
16 153 (20.76%) VPN
17 145 (19.67%) Nagios
18 143 (19.40%) OSPF
19 142 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
19 142 (19.27%) Network Monitoring
20 140 (19.00%) Wireless
21 137 (18.59%) BGP
22 134 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
23 133 (18.05%) CCNA
24 130 (17.64%) Active Directory
25 128 (17.37%) SQL
25 128 (17.37%) SCCM
26 126 (17.10%) CheckPoint
27 122 (16.55%) MPLS

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 50 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 29 (3.93%) Skype for Business
3 24 (3.26%) IIS
4 22 (2.99%) MS Exchange
5 17 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (1.36%) Apache
6 10 (1.36%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.36%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.09%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.27%) Confluence
11 2 (0.27%) nginx
12 1 (0.14%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 62 (8.41%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.41%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.27%) Revit
Business Applications
1 9 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.95%) Q-Pulse
2 7 (0.95%) Sage CRM
3 4 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.27%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 174 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (15.47%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (12.89%) Office 365
4 23 (3.12%) SaaS
5 14 (1.90%) GitHub
6 12 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.63%) IaaS
7 11 (1.49%) PaaS
8 10 (1.36%) Cloudflare
9 6 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (0.27%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.14%) Datadog
12 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.14%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 337 (45.73%) Firewall
2 275 (37.31%) WAN
3 230 (31.21%) LAN
4 172 (23.34%) Cisco ASA
5 153 (20.76%) VPN
6 143 (19.40%) OSPF
7 140 (19.00%) Wireless
8 137 (18.59%) BGP
9 134 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 122 (16.55%) MPLS
11 119 (16.15%) Network Security
12 112 (15.20%) TCP/IP
13 105 (14.25%) SAN
14 91 (12.35%) DNS
15 89 (12.08%) VoIP
16 64 (8.68%) HSRP
17 62 (8.41%) Wireshark
18 61 (8.28%) Cisco IOS
19 58 (7.87%) DHCP
19 58 (7.87%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 30 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (3.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 26 (3.53%) Hadoop
6 25 (3.39%) SQL Server 2016
7 24 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (3.12%) Amazon RDS
9 20 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (2.44%) NoSQL
11 18 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
12 17 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 17 (2.31%) Relational Database
13 13 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (1.63%) Data Lake
15 11 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (3.80%) JIRA
2 27 (3.66%) Jenkins
3 20 (2.71%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.49%) Travis CI
5 7 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (0.81%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.54%) Bugzilla
8 4 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (0.54%) Rational Quality Manager
8 4 (0.54%) Subversion
8 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.41%) Redmine
10 2 (0.27%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.27%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.27%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.27%) Gerrit
General
1 161 (21.85%) Finance
2 72 (9.77%) Retail
3 45 (6.11%) Banking
4 34 (4.61%) Front Office
5 32 (4.34%) Investment Banking
6 22 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.63%) Advertising
8 8 (1.09%) Multimedia
9 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.68%) Games
10 5 (0.68%) Law
11 4 (0.54%) Legal
12 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.27%) Back Office
13 2 (0.27%) Local Government
14 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.14%) Automotive
14 1 (0.14%) Marketing
14 1 (0.14%) Military
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 228 (30.94%) Network Engineer
2 94 (12.75%) Analyst
3 88 (11.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 61 (8.28%) Support Engineer
5 59 (8.01%) Cisco Engineer
6 52 (7.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 42 (5.70%) Security Engineer
7 42 (5.70%) Systems Engineer
8 36 (4.88%) Network Analyst
9 35 (4.75%) Administrator
10 34 (4.61%) Team Leader
11 33 (4.48%) Monitoring Engineer
12 32 (4.34%) Applications Support
12 32 (4.34%) Senior Network Engineer
13 31 (4.21%) Network Security Engineer
14 29 (3.93%) Applications Engineer
14 29 (3.93%) Applications Support Engineer
15 28 (3.80%) Project Engineer
16 27 (3.66%) IT Engineer
17 26 (3.53%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.29%) .NET
2 29 (3.93%) FIX Protocol
3 27 (3.66%) SailPoint
4 13 (1.76%) .NET Framework
4 13 (1.76%) 802.1X
4 13 (1.76%) Web Services
5 10 (1.36%) Kafka
5 10 (1.36%) Node.js
5 10 (1.36%) React
6 8 (1.09%) WAP
7 6 (0.81%) JSON
8 4 (0.54%) LDAP
8 4 (0.54%) WSH
9 3 (0.41%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.27%) Middleware
10 2 (0.27%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.27%) OpenVZ
10 2 (0.27%) XML
10 2 (0.27%) YAML
11 1 (0.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 172 (23.34%) Data Centre
2 53 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 44 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
5 35 (4.75%) Replication
6 33 (4.48%) Hedge funds
7 32 (4.34%) Clustering
8 29 (3.93%) Derivative
8 29 (3.93%) Equities
8 29 (3.93%) Fixed Income
8 29 (3.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (3.12%) Public Cloud
10 16 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
10 16 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
10 16 (2.17%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.63%) Reinsurance
12 11 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (1.36%) CMDB
14 9 (1.22%) Smartphone
15 8 (1.09%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 270 (36.64%) Windows
2 171 (23.20%) Linux
3 167 (22.66%) Windows Server
4 83 (11.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (8.68%) Unix
6 47 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 32 (4.34%) Windows 7
9 25 (3.39%) Ubuntu
10 20 (2.71%) CentOS
11 18 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (2.17%) Debian
13 13 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (1.36%) HPUX
15 9 (1.22%) AIX
15 9 (1.22%) Android
16 6 (0.81%) Fedora
16 6 (0.81%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.68%) Solaris
18 2 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (32.43%) ITIL
2 142 (19.27%) Network Monitoring
3 104 (14.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 85 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
5 77 (10.45%) High Availability
6 71 (9.63%) Network Management
7 68 (9.23%) Project Management
8 66 (8.96%) Change Control
9 59 (8.01%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (7.87%) Service Delivery
11 56 (7.60%) Service Management
12 54 (7.33%) Change Management
12 54 (7.33%) Migration
13 53 (7.19%) Analytics
14 52 (7.06%) Configuration Management
15 51 (6.92%) Incident Management
16 50 (6.78%) DevOps
16 50 (6.78%) Load Balancing
17 49 (6.65%) Mentoring
18 48 (6.51%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 128 (17.37%) SQL
2 76 (10.31%) PowerShell
2 76 (10.31%) Python
3 45 (6.11%) Bash Shell
4 37 (5.02%) Java
5 31 (4.21%) Perl
6 24 (3.26%) C++
7 23 (3.12%) T-SQL
8 14 (1.90%) C
8 14 (1.90%) Ruby
9 11 (1.49%) Scala
10 10 (1.36%) VBScript
11 6 (0.81%) PHP
12 4 (0.54%) VB
13 3 (0.41%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.27%) C#
14 2 (0.27%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.14%) C-shell
15 1 (0.14%) Go
15 1 (0.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 266 (36.09%) Cisco Certification
2 192 (26.05%) CCNP
3 133 (18.05%) CCNA
4 74 (10.04%) Degree
5 66 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 52 (7.06%) Security Cleared
7 44 (5.97%) MCSA
8 40 (5.43%) CCIE
9 39 (5.29%) MCSE
10 32 (4.34%) ITIL Certification
11 29 (3.93%) SC Cleared
12 22 (2.99%) CCDP
12 22 (2.99%) JNCIA
13 19 (2.58%) JNCIE
13 19 (2.58%) JNCIP
14 14 (1.90%) CCSA
14 14 (1.90%) CISSP
14 14 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
16 10 (1.36%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (9.77%) SLA
2 21 (2.85%) GDPR
3 15 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.90%) QA
5 6 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) BS7799
7 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 142 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 130 (17.64%) Active Directory
3 70 (9.50%) Hyper-V
4 32 (4.34%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (3.80%) Docker
6 25 (3.39%) vSphere
7 22 (2.99%) XenApp
8 10 (1.36%) VMware NSX
9 9 (1.22%) NFS
9 9 (1.22%) Samba
9 9 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (0.95%) BitLocker
10 7 (0.95%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.95%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.81%) Xen
12 5 (0.68%) DFS Replication
12 5 (0.68%) iptables
13 4 (0.54%) vCloud
13 4 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 145 (19.67%) Nagios
2 128 (17.37%) SCCM
3 93 (12.62%) Cisco Prime
4 61 (8.28%) SCOM
5 46 (6.24%) Puppet
5 46 (6.24%) WSUS
6 45 (6.11%) ZABBIX
7 44 (5.97%) Ansible
8 38 (5.16%) Nessus
9 34 (4.61%) McAfee ePO
10 31 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
11 29 (3.93%) Icinga
11 29 (3.93%) SolarWinds Orion
12 27 (3.66%) Failover Clustering
13 24 (3.26%) Cacti
14 19 (2.58%) Microsoft Intune
14 19 (2.58%) vCenter Server
15 17 (2.31%) Perfmon
16 14 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
16 14 (1.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 393 (53.32%) Cisco
2 215 (29.17%) VMware
3 205 (27.82%) Microsoft
4 126 (17.10%) CheckPoint
5 113 (15.33%) Palo Alto
6 90 (12.21%) Juniper
7 88 (11.94%) F5
8 82 (11.13%) Citrix
9 71 (9.63%) NetApp
10 66 (8.96%) Meraki
11 48 (6.51%) McAfee
12 40 (5.43%) ServiceNow
13 39 (5.29%) Dell
14 38 (5.16%) HP
15 36 (4.88%) Red Hat
16 35 (4.75%) Splunk
17 33 (4.48%) Symantec
17 33 (4.48%) Veeam
18 32 (4.34%) Fortinet
19 28 (3.80%) LogRhythm