Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 500 603 567
Rank change year-on-year +103 -36 +35
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 778 656 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 0.91% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 583 553 676
England median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,550 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.56% +5.88% -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 59,596 71,700 72,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.42% 44.15% 43.68%
Number of salaries quoted 46,267 56,621 59,035
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,924
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.23% +4.28%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +108 288 £55,500 +5.71% 25
South East +8 203 £52,500 +22.91% 28
North of England +65 82 £40,000 +5.97% 15
East of England +102 78 £36,000 -20.00% 8
Midlands +18 75 £50,000 +25.00% 14
South West -11 53 £50,000 +11.11% 9
North West +59 49 £40,000 -6.43% 9
East Midlands +35 38 £47,500 +137.50% 4
West Midlands +27 37 £50,000 +17.65% 10
Yorkshire +22 24 £46,948 +30.41% 6
North East - 9 £24,750 -
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 452 (58.10%) Cisco
2 427 (54.88%) Firewall
3 334 (42.93%) Cisco Certification
4 313 (40.23%) Windows
5 303 (38.95%) WAN
6 266 (34.19%) LAN
7 247 (31.75%) VMware
8 226 (29.05%) CCNA
9 224 (28.79%) CCNP
10 197 (25.32%) OSPF
11 194 (24.94%) Microsoft
11 194 (24.94%) CheckPoint
12 189 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
13 187 (24.04%) Wireless
14 186 (23.91%) Linux
15 180 (23.14%) TCP/IP
16 175 (22.49%) Cisco Nexus
17 168 (21.59%) Data Centre
18 162 (20.82%) Nagios
19 160 (20.57%) ITIL
20 158 (20.31%) DNS
21 153 (19.67%) Active Directory
22 151 (19.41%) Windows Server
23 149 (19.15%) BGP
24 147 (18.89%) Network Security
24 147 (18.89%) Palo Alto
25 145 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
26 139 (17.87%) MPLS
27 134 (17.22%) Wireshark
28 132 (16.97%) VPN

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 41 (5.27%) SharePoint
2 38 (4.88%) Skype for Business
3 30 (3.86%) MS Exchange
4 25 (3.21%) IIS
5 21 (2.70%) Apache
6 20 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (2.19%) nginx
8 12 (1.54%) CMS
9 11 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (1.41%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (1.29%) WordPress
11 9 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (1.16%) JBoss
11 9 (1.16%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.39%) CloudStack
13 3 (0.39%) Confluence
14 2 (0.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 32 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.51%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 121 (15.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (12.47%) Office 365
4 28 (3.60%) SaaS
5 27 (3.47%) IaaS
6 16 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 13 (1.67%) Mimecast
8 11 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.41%) PaaS
9 10 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (1.16%) CloudFront
11 6 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.64%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.64%) Yammer
13 3 (0.39%) Stackdriver
14 2 (0.26%) Akamai
14 2 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
15 1 (0.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 427 (54.88%) Firewall
2 303 (38.95%) WAN
3 266 (34.19%) LAN
4 197 (25.32%) OSPF
5 189 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
6 187 (24.04%) Wireless
7 180 (23.14%) TCP/IP
8 175 (22.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 158 (20.31%) DNS
10 149 (19.15%) BGP
11 147 (18.89%) Network Security
12 139 (17.87%) MPLS
13 134 (17.22%) Wireshark
14 132 (16.97%) VPN
15 131 (16.84%) VoIP
16 122 (15.68%) SAN
17 121 (15.55%) DHCP
18 106 (13.62%) Wi-Fi
19 69 (8.87%) Cisco Wireless
20 66 (8.48%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.96%) Big Data
3 19 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
4 17 (2.19%) MySQL
5 15 (1.93%) MongoDB
5 15 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
6 14 (1.80%) NoSQL
6 14 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.54%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (1.41%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 10 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (3.34%) Jenkins
2 23 (2.96%) JIRA
3 20 (2.57%) Redmine
4 18 (2.31%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.16%) PEAR
6 7 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (0.90%) Rational Quality Manager
7 6 (0.77%) Bugzilla
8 5 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.39%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.13%) Ant
11 1 (0.13%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.13%) Selenium
11 1 (0.13%) Travis CI
General
1 117 (15.04%) Finance
2 96 (12.34%) Retail
3 51 (6.56%) Banking
4 37 (4.76%) Front Office
5 33 (4.24%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.57%) Investment Banking
6 20 (2.57%) Legal
7 16 (2.06%) Games
8 11 (1.41%) Law
9 10 (1.29%) Advertising
10 9 (1.16%) Publishing
11 5 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.64%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.26%) Local Government
12 2 (0.26%) Marketing
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 244 (31.36%) Network Engineer
2 118 (15.17%) Analyst
3 92 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 70 (9.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 65 (8.35%) Network Analyst
6 64 (8.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 57 (7.33%) Support Engineer
8 53 (6.81%) Security Analyst
9 49 (6.30%) IT Engineer
10 48 (6.17%) Network Security Analyst
11 47 (6.04%) Systems Engineer
12 43 (5.53%) Security Engineer
13 38 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
14 37 (4.76%) Voice Engineer
15 36 (4.63%) Linux Engineer
15 36 (4.63%) Senior Network Engineer
16 35 (4.50%) Voice Network Engineer
17 31 (3.98%) Administrator
17 31 (3.98%) Windows Engineer
18 26 (3.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.70%) Middleware
2 17 (2.19%) FIX Protocol
3 16 (2.06%) XMPP
4 13 (1.67%) 802.1X
4 13 (1.67%) LDAP
5 12 (1.54%) .NET
6 9 (1.16%) Web Services
7 8 (1.03%) Regular Expression
8 6 (0.77%) .NET Framework
8 6 (0.77%) LAMP
9 4 (0.51%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (0.51%) OpenVZ
9 4 (0.51%) SailPoint
10 3 (0.39%) JSON
10 3 (0.39%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (0.39%) SAML
11 2 (0.26%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (0.26%) Kafka
11 2 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.26%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 168 (21.59%) Data Centre
2 58 (7.46%) Self-Motivation
3 56 (7.20%) Clustering
4 47 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.96%) Hedge funds
7 21 (2.70%) Derivative
8 20 (2.57%) Replication
9 18 (2.31%) Fintech
10 16 (2.06%) Equities
10 16 (2.06%) Fixed Income
10 16 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
11 14 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (1.80%) Private Cloud
11 14 (1.80%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.67%) SCADA
13 9 (1.16%) Driving Licence
14 8 (1.03%) Cybercrime
14 8 (1.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 313 (40.23%) Windows
2 186 (23.91%) Linux
3 151 (19.41%) Windows Server
4 85 (10.93%) Unix
5 77 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (8.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 65 (8.35%) Windows 10
8 53 (6.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 49 (6.30%) Windows 7
10 36 (4.63%) CentOS
11 32 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 28 (3.60%) Ubuntu
13 20 (2.57%) Solaris
14 15 (1.93%) Fedora
15 12 (1.54%) Debian
16 11 (1.41%) Mac OS X
17 9 (1.16%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.64%) AIX
18 5 (0.64%) Android
18 5 (0.64%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (20.57%) ITIL
2 123 (15.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 121 (15.55%) Network Monitoring
4 119 (15.30%) Network Management
5 104 (13.37%) High Availability
6 88 (11.31%) Load Balancing
7 83 (10.67%) Kalman Filter
8 80 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
9 69 (8.87%) Web Filtering
10 64 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 63 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 59 (7.58%) Mentoring
13 57 (7.33%) Information Security
14 50 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (6.17%) Service Management
16 47 (6.04%) Change Control
17 46 (5.91%) Root Cause Analysis
18 44 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
19 43 (5.53%) DevOps
19 43 (5.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 88 (11.31%) SQL
2 79 (10.15%) PowerShell
3 71 (9.13%) Bash Shell
4 54 (6.94%) Python
5 31 (3.98%) C
6 24 (3.08%) VBScript
7 21 (2.70%) Korn
8 18 (2.31%) Perl
9 17 (2.19%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.67%) Java
11 10 (1.29%) Tcl
11 10 (1.29%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.64%) PHP
13 3 (0.39%) Ruby
14 2 (0.26%) C-shell
15 1 (0.13%) C#
15 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 334 (42.93%) Cisco Certification
2 226 (29.05%) CCNA
3 224 (28.79%) CCNP
4 78 (10.03%) Security Cleared
5 76 (9.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 64 (8.23%) MCSE
7 53 (6.81%) CCSA
8 48 (6.17%) Degree
9 44 (5.66%) CCIE
10 39 (5.01%) SC Cleared
11 36 (4.63%) DV Cleared
12 34 (4.37%) Network+ Certification
13 32 (4.11%) CISSP
14 28 (3.60%) Linux+ Certification
15 27 (3.47%) GIAC
16 26 (3.34%) CompTIA Security+
16 26 (3.34%) SANS
16 26 (3.34%) SSCP
17 22 (2.83%) CCVP
18 18 (2.31%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.07%) GDPR
1 55 (7.07%) SLA
2 30 (3.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (3.08%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.51%) QA
5 4 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.39%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.26%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 153 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 145 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
4 71 (9.13%) Hyper-V
5 47 (6.04%) VMware NSX
6 44 (5.66%) XenApp
7 38 (4.88%) NFS
8 27 (3.47%) Samba
9 21 (2.70%) Docker
10 16 (2.06%) DFS Replication
10 16 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (2.06%) vSphere
11 15 (1.93%) VirtualBox
11 15 (1.93%) Xen
12 10 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
13 8 (1.03%) Postfix
14 7 (0.90%) XenDesktop
15 6 (0.77%) KVM
15 6 (0.77%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.64%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 162 (20.82%) Nagios
2 89 (11.44%) Cisco Prime
3 79 (10.15%) SCCM
4 65 (8.35%) Stealthwatch
5 63 (8.10%) SCOM
6 59 (7.58%) Ansible
7 56 (7.20%) Puppet
7 56 (7.20%) ZABBIX
8 48 (6.17%) vCenter Server
9 40 (5.14%) Cisco CUCM
10 30 (3.86%) SolarWinds Orion
11 28 (3.60%) Netcool
12 19 (2.44%) Kubernetes
13 18 (2.31%) Icinga
13 18 (2.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 18 (2.31%) vRealize
14 17 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
14 17 (2.19%) WSUS
15 16 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 16 (2.06%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 452 (58.10%) Cisco
2 247 (31.75%) VMware
3 194 (24.94%) CheckPoint
3 194 (24.94%) Microsoft
4 147 (18.89%) Palo Alto
5 122 (15.68%) F5
6 104 (13.37%) Symantec
7 93 (11.95%) Juniper
7 93 (11.95%) NetApp
8 82 (10.54%) Citrix
9 64 (8.23%) HP
10 61 (7.84%) Red Hat
11 59 (7.58%) Riverbed
12 53 (6.81%) EMC
13 50 (6.43%) Meraki
14 49 (6.30%) Fortinet
15 43 (5.53%) Oracle
16 40 (5.14%) Dell
17 37 (4.76%) McAfee
18 30 (3.86%) Mitel