Period
to 12 May 2021

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 12 May 2021 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
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 583 551 494
Rank change year-on-year -32 -57 +92
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 274 395 784
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.43% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 1.07% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 222 341 605
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £37,125 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.00% - +2.04%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £59,750
90th Percentile £84,875 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 29,812 37,001 56,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.86% 40.74% 41.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22,352 28,830 43,501
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +2.04%
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in England

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SolarWinds in England.

Salary trend for SolarWinds in England

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SolarWinds in England over the 6 months to 12 May 2021.

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 12 May 2021. 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 +5 97 £65,000 +8.33% 17
North of England +13 51 £50,000 +17.65% 15
South East -6 48 £45,000 -10.00% 16
Midlands -12 36 £34,998 -13.32% 8
South West -20 34 £39,000 -29.09% 5
North West +36 23 £56,250 +45.35% 10
East Midlands +14 18 £32,500 -45.83% 5
West Midlands -34 18 £37,999 +8.57% 3
North East +10 15 £85,000 +142.86% 3
Yorkshire -14 13 £49,500 +12.50% 2
East of England +15 4 £40,000 -27.27% 4
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 12 May 2021, 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.

1 128 (46.72%) Azure
2 125 (45.62%) Windows
2 125 (45.62%) VMware
3 115 (41.97%) Cisco
4 114 (41.61%) Microsoft
5 111 (40.51%) Firewall
6 105 (38.32%) Active Directory
7 92 (33.58%) Windows Server
8 90 (32.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 75 (27.37%) Cisco Certification
9 75 (27.37%) WAN
10 65 (23.72%) Microsoft 365
11 64 (23.36%) PowerShell
11 64 (23.36%) Data Centre
12 63 (22.99%) Social Skills
12 63 (22.99%) LAN
13 61 (22.26%) DNS
14 55 (20.07%) TCP/IP
14 55 (20.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 51 (18.61%) DevOps
15 51 (18.61%) CCNP
16 50 (18.25%) Azure Active Directory
17 48 (17.52%) Finance
17 48 (17.52%) Windows Server 2012
18 46 (16.79%) SCCM
19 45 (16.42%) CCNA
20 44 (16.06%) ITIL
20 44 (16.06%) AWS
21 43 (15.69%) Security Cleared
22 42 (15.33%) Network Security

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 22 (8.03%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.01%) IIS
3 9 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.82%) Apache
6 5 (1.82%) Drupal
6 5 (1.82%) nginx
6 5 (1.82%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.46%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.73%) CMS
9 2 (0.73%) Confluence
10 1 (0.36%) JBoss
10 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Relativity
2 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 128 (46.72%) Azure
2 65 (23.72%) Microsoft 365
3 50 (18.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 44 (16.06%) AWS
5 28 (10.22%) IaaS
6 26 (9.49%) SaaS
7 22 (8.03%) PaaS
8 12 (4.38%) Mimecast
9 9 (3.28%) Google Workspace
10 8 (2.92%) Datadog
11 7 (2.55%) Power Platform
12 6 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.82%) Google Analytics
14 4 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (1.46%) GCP
15 3 (1.09%) Serverless
16 2 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.73%) Cloudflare
16 2 (0.73%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 111 (40.51%) Firewall
2 75 (27.37%) WAN
3 63 (22.99%) LAN
4 61 (22.26%) DNS
5 55 (20.07%) TCP/IP
6 42 (15.33%) Network Security
7 41 (14.96%) DHCP
7 41 (14.96%) VPN
8 40 (14.60%) SAN
9 38 (13.87%) BGP
10 36 (13.14%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (13.14%) OSPF
11 31 (11.31%) Wireless
12 27 (9.85%) VoIP
13 26 (9.49%) SD-WAN
14 23 (8.39%) VLAN
15 20 (7.30%) BIG-IP
15 20 (7.30%) Cisco Firepower
16 19 (6.93%) Ethernet
17 18 (6.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.84%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.55%) Power BI
4 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (2.19%) MySQL
5 6 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.73%) Big Data
6 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.36%) Redis
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (4.38%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (3.65%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.28%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.19%) JIRA
5 5 (1.82%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.46%) Gradle
6 4 (1.46%) Maven
7 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.36%) JMeter
8 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.36%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.36%) Selenium
8 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 63 (22.99%) Social Skills
2 48 (17.52%) Finance
3 26 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.47%) Law
5 13 (4.74%) Retail
6 12 (4.38%) Back Office
6 12 (4.38%) Marketing
7 11 (4.01%) Legal
8 10 (3.65%) Presentation Skills
9 8 (2.92%) Aerospace
10 7 (2.55%) Telecoms
11 6 (2.19%) Electronics
11 6 (2.19%) Organisational Skills
11 6 (2.19%) Publishing
12 5 (1.82%) Public Sector
13 4 (1.46%) Automotive
13 4 (1.46%) Banking
14 3 (1.09%) Local Government
15 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 67 (24.45%) Network Engineer
2 47 (17.15%) Analyst
3 39 (14.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (9.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 22 (8.03%) Architect
5 22 (8.03%) Senior Network Engineer
6 19 (6.93%) Support Analyst
7 17 (6.20%) Azure Engineer
8 16 (5.84%) Server Engineer
9 15 (5.47%) Server Analyst
10 13 (4.74%) IT Analyst
11 12 (4.38%) IT Engineer
11 12 (4.38%) Network Architect
12 11 (4.01%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (3.65%) Cisco Engineer
13 10 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
13 10 (3.65%) IT Support
13 10 (3.65%) IT Support Analyst
14 9 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
14 9 (3.28%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.85%) JSON
2 10 (3.65%) Node.js
3 6 (2.19%) 802.1X
4 5 (1.82%) .NET
4 5 (1.82%) LAMP
5 4 (1.46%) Kafka
5 4 (1.46%) React
5 4 (1.46%) Web Services
6 3 (1.09%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.09%) SOAP
6 3 (1.09%) YAML
7 2 (0.73%) COM+
7 2 (0.73%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.73%) REST
7 2 (0.73%) RESTful
8 1 (0.36%) CSS
8 1 (0.36%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.36%) SAML
8 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (23.36%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.66%) Public Cloud
3 16 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.55%) Replication
5 5 (1.82%) Fibre Optics
6 4 (1.46%) Clustering
6 4 (1.46%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.46%) NHS
6 4 (1.46%) Podcast
6 4 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.09%) CMDB
7 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.73%) Blog
8 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.73%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.73%) SCADA
8 2 (0.73%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.36%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 125 (45.62%) Windows
2 92 (33.58%) Windows Server
3 48 (17.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (14.96%) Linux
4 41 (14.96%) Windows Server 2019
5 37 (13.50%) Windows Server 2016
6 19 (6.93%) Windows 10
7 11 (4.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.55%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.19%) VMS
9 6 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.46%) CentOS
11 2 (0.73%) Android
11 2 (0.73%) Debian
11 2 (0.73%) Fedora
11 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.73%) Unix
11 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 51 (18.61%) DevOps
3 44 (16.06%) ITIL
4 38 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (12.77%) Change Management
6 34 (12.41%) Network Design
7 28 (10.22%) ITSM
8 25 (9.12%) Network Monitoring
9 22 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (7.66%) Configuration Management
11 20 (7.30%) Network Management
12 18 (6.57%) Migration
12 18 (6.57%) Service Delivery
13 17 (6.20%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (5.47%) Load Balancing
14 15 (5.47%) Project Delivery
14 15 (5.47%) Service Management
15 14 (5.11%) E-Commerce
16 13 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (4.74%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (23.36%) PowerShell
2 41 (14.96%) Python
3 36 (13.14%) SQL
4 19 (6.93%) Java
5 9 (3.28%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.19%) PHP
7 5 (1.82%) Perl
7 5 (1.82%) Ruby
8 4 (1.46%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.09%) C
9 3 (1.09%) Go
9 3 (1.09%) R
9 3 (1.09%) VB
10 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.36%) C#
11 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (27.37%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (18.61%) CCNP
3 45 (16.42%) CCNA
4 43 (15.69%) Security Cleared
5 42 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (14.60%) SC Cleared
7 28 (10.22%) MCSE
8 20 (7.30%) CCIE
9 16 (5.84%) MCSA
10 15 (5.47%) Degree
11 11 (4.01%) CISSP
12 10 (3.65%) MCP
12 10 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (2.55%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.82%) GIAC
14 5 (1.82%) JNCIA
14 5 (1.82%) Linux+ Certification
15 4 (1.46%) HND
16 3 (1.09%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.76%) SLA
2 9 (3.28%) QA
3 8 (2.92%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (2.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 8 (2.92%) GDPR
4 5 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 105 (38.32%) Active Directory
2 90 (32.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (9.49%) Hyper-V
4 24 (8.76%) VMware NSX
5 17 (6.20%) Docker
6 15 (5.47%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (3.65%) XenApp
9 9 (3.28%) Shibboleth
9 9 (3.28%) XenDesktop
10 8 (2.92%) vSphere
11 6 (2.19%) NFS
12 3 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.73%) Samba
13 2 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.73%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.73%) Xen
14 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 46 (16.79%) SCCM
2 36 (13.14%) Nagios
3 32 (11.68%) Ansible
3 32 (11.68%) SCOM
4 25 (9.12%) Terraform
5 21 (7.66%) McAfee ePO
6 18 (6.57%) FortiGate
6 18 (6.57%) SolarWinds Orion
7 17 (6.20%) Cisco Prime
8 16 (5.84%) Kubernetes
9 15 (5.47%) Microsoft Intune
10 13 (4.74%) Single Sign-On
11 11 (4.01%) ZABBIX
12 9 (3.28%) WSUS
13 8 (2.92%) Puppet
13 8 (2.92%) SCVMM
14 6 (2.19%) Cisco CUCM
14 6 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (2.19%) WMI
15 4 (1.46%) Nessus
Vendors
1 125 (45.62%) VMware
2 115 (41.97%) Cisco
3 114 (41.61%) Microsoft
4 33 (12.04%) F5
4 33 (12.04%) Palo Alto
5 31 (11.31%) Fortinet
6 29 (10.58%) Dell
7 26 (9.49%) Juniper
8 23 (8.39%) Citrix
8 23 (8.39%) McAfee
9 22 (8.03%) ServiceNow
9 22 (8.03%) Splunk
10 21 (7.66%) HP
11 20 (7.30%) CheckPoint
12 19 (6.93%) Sophos
13 15 (5.47%) Dynatrace
13 15 (5.47%) Google
13 15 (5.47%) Meraki
14 14 (5.11%) Red Hat
14 14 (5.11%) Veeam